36points
36points

Apple iPhone 5

34points
35points

Apple iPhone 5C

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Cost-effectiveness winner
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116 facts in comparison

Apple iPhone 5 vs Apple iPhone 5C

Apple iPhone 5
Apple iPhone 5C
36
points
Apple iPhone 5
34
points
Apple iPhone 5C

Why is Apple iPhone 5 better than Apple iPhone 5C?

  • 32GB more internal storage
    64GBvs32GB
  • 20g lighter
    112gvs132g
  • 1.37mm thinner
    7.6mmvs8.97mm
  • Has a fingerprint scanner
    ?
  • 0.6mm narrower
    58.6mmvs59.2mm
  • 0.6mm shorter
    123.8mmvs124.4mm
  • 16.54% less body volume
    55.14cm³vs66.05938560000001cm³

Why is Apple iPhone 5C better than Apple iPhone 5?

  • 4.86% more battery power
    1510mAhvs1440mAh
  • 3 higher GeekBench result (multi-core)
    ?

    711vs708

Price comparison

Apple iPhone 5

ProductStorePrice
Apple iPhone 5 AmazonApple iPhone 6S, 16GB, Space Gray - Full...Apple iPhone 6S, 16GB, Space Gray - Fully Unlocked (Renewed)
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$144.99
Apple iPhone 5 AmazonApple iPhone 6s, 32GB, Space Gray Unlock...Apple iPhone 6s, 32GB, Space Gray UnlockedGSM 4G LTE Dual-Core Phone (Renewed)
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$149.99
Apple iPhone 5 AmazonApple iPhone SE, GSM Unlocked, 16 GB - S...Apple iPhone SE, GSM Unlocked, 16 GB - Space Gray (Renewed)
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$139.97
Apple iPhone 5 AmazonApple iPhone 6S 16GB, Rose Gold Smartpho...Apple iPhone 6S 16GB, Rose Gold Smartphone - GSM Unlocked (Renewed)
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$134.80
Apple iPhone 5 AmazonApple iPhone SE, 16GB, Gold - For AT&T /...Apple iPhone SE, 16GB, Gold - For AT&T / T-Mobile (Renewed)
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$135.47
Apple iPhone 5 AmazonApple iPhone 7 Plus, 128GB, Jet Black - ...Apple iPhone 7 Plus, 128GB, Jet Black - for AT&T/T-Mobile (Renewed)
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$319.65
Apple iPhone 5 AmazonApple iPhone 6S, GSM Unlocked, 16GB - Sp...Apple iPhone 6S, GSM Unlocked, 16GB - Space Grey (Renewed)
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$137.00
Apple iPhone 5 AmazonApple iPhone 6S, GSM Unlocked, 64GB - Ro...Apple iPhone 6S, GSM Unlocked, 64GB - Rose Gold (Renewed)
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$164.99
Apple iPhone 5 AmazonApple iPhone 7 Plus, GSM Unlocked, 256GB...Apple iPhone 7 Plus, GSM Unlocked, 256GB - Rose Gold (Renewed)
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$345.00
Apple iPhone 5 AmazonApple iPhone SE 32GB Unlocked - Silver (...Apple iPhone SE 32GB Unlocked - Silver (Renewed)
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$129.99
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$75.60

Apple iPhone 5C

Buy used:

$64.99

ProductStorePrice
Apple iPhone 5C AmazonApple iPhone SE 32GB Unlocked - Silver (...Apple iPhone SE 32GB Unlocked - Silver (Renewed)
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$129.99
Apple iPhone 5C AmazonApple iPhone 8, GSM Unlocked, 64GB (Rene...Apple iPhone 8, GSM Unlocked, 64GB (Renewed)
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$316.46
Apple iPhone 5C AmazonApple iPhone SE, GSM Unlocked, 16 GB - S...Apple iPhone SE, GSM Unlocked, 16 GB - Space Gray (Renewed)
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$139.97
Apple iPhone 5C AmazonApple iPhone SE, GSM Unlocked, 64GB - Ro...Apple iPhone SE, GSM Unlocked, 64GB - Rose Gold (Renewed)
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$164.72
Apple iPhone 5C AmazonApple iPhone 6S Plus, 16GB, Rose Gold - ...Apple iPhone 6S Plus, 16GB, Rose Gold - For AT&T (Renewed)
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$189.26
Apple iPhone 5C AmazonApple iPhone SE, 16GB, Silver - For AT&T...Apple iPhone SE, 16GB, Silver - For AT&T / T-Mobile (Renewed)
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$109.99
Apple iPhone 5C AmazonApple iPhone 6S, 16GB, Gold - For AT&T /...Apple iPhone 6S, 16GB, Gold - For AT&T / T-Mobile (Renewed)
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$127.90
Apple iPhone 5C AmazonApple iPhone 8 4.7", 256 GB, Fully Unloc...Apple iPhone 8 4.7", 256 GB, Fully Unlocked, Space Gray (Renewed)
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$399.99
Apple iPhone 5C AmazonApple iPhone 7, 256GB, Black - For AT&T ...Apple iPhone 7, 256GB, Black - For AT&T / T-Mobile (Renewed)
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$228.52
Apple iPhone 5C walmartApple iPhone 6s (Refurbished) 128GB, Gol...Apple iPhone 6s (Refurbished) 128GB, Gold - Unlocked GSM
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$205.00
Apple iPhone 5C aliexpressRefurbished Apple iphone 5C RAM 1G ROM 8...Refurbished Apple iphone 5C RAM 1G ROM 8G 16&32 iOS iPhone 5c Dual Core TouchScreen WIFI GPS GSM HSDPA 8MPix Camera 4.0 iphone5c
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Design

1.Is dustproof and water-resistant
?

The device is dustproof and water-resistant. Water-resistant devices can resist the penetration of water, such as powerful water jets, but not being submerged into water.

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2.weight
?

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3.thickness
?

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4.width
?

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5.height
?

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6.volume
?

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Display

1.resolution
?

The resolution indicates the maximum amount of pixels that can be shown on the screen, expressed as the number of pixels on the horizontal axis and the number on the vertical axis.

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2160 x 4320px

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2.pixel density
?

Best

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847ppi

326ppi

326ppi

3.has branded damage-resistant glass
?

Damage-resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.

For example

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4.screen size
?

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

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5.LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
?

The device has an LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixel, resulting in sharp and crisp images. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.

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6.has an IPS screen
?

IPS (In-Plane Switching) is a technology used for LCDs. It was designed to overcome the main limitations of conventional twisted nematic TFT displays: limited viewing angles and low-quality color reproduction. PLS (Plane-to-Line Switching) is a type of IPS screen developed by Samsung, with increased brightness and lower production costs.

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Performance

1.floating-point performance
?

Floating-point performance is a measurement of the raw processing power of the GPU.

Best

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0.81 TFLOPS

0.03 TFLOPS (Apple A6)

0.03 TFLOPS (Apple A6)

2.GPU clock speed
?

The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.

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1000MHz

266MHz (Apple A6)

266MHz (Apple A6)

3.RAM speed
?

It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.

Best

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533MHz (Apple A6)

533MHz (Apple A6)

4.CPU speed
?

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2 x 1.3GHz (Apple A6)

5.RAM
?

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6.CPU threads
?

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.

Best

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2 (Apple A6)

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Cameras

1.megapixels (main camera)
?

Best

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8MP

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2.megapixels (front camera)
?

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3.video recording (main camera)
?

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.

Best

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1080 x 30fps

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4.wide aperture (main camera)
?

With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.

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f/2.40

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5.has a built-in HDR mode
?

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).

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6.has a BSI sensor
?

A BSI (backside illuminated) sensor is a camera image sensor which captures better quality images in poor lighting conditions, and offers better overall sharpness and image quality.

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Audio

1.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
?

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

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2.number of microphones
?

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

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4

3

3

3.Has a radio
?

A built-in FM radio tuner allows you to listen to most of the live-broadcasted FM radio stations without using the internet.

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4.Has dedicated media keys
?

Phones with physical keyboards have dedicated media keys, such as: play, stop, next, previous, volume up/down, etc.

For example

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Battery

1.battery power
?

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1440mAh

1510mAh

2.has wireless charging
?

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

For example

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3.has a removable battery
?

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

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4.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

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5.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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Features

1.download speed
?

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100MBits/s

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2.The browser has word wrap
?

The web browser has automatic word wrap when zooming, the user can easily read long lines without scrolling horizontally.

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3.has NFC
?

NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.

For example

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4.Supports OpenGL ES 3.0, allowing for improved game graphics
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5.has GPS
?

GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.

Apple iPhone 5
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6.upload speed
?

Best

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50MBits/s

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Miscellaneous

1.Has a built-in FM transmitter
?

Built-in FM transmitter allows you to wirelessly stream music from your device to any radio, e.g. in your car, at a predefined frequency.

For example

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2.exposure time
?

When the camera shutter is open for a long time, more light is absorbed by the sensor. You can use this slow shutter speed to produce vivid night time photography, or capture the trajectory of moving objects such as motorway traffic.

Best

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3.supports AVCHD format
?

AVCHD (Advanced Video Coding High Definition) is a file-based format for the digital recording and playback of high-definition video. It's a standard popular among professional cameras and camcorders.

For example

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4.power-on delay
?

It takes less time for the camera to turn on and take a first picture.

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5.has a dedicated Facebook key
?

Whenever the Facebook key lights up contents can be quickly shared by pressing it.

For example

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6.is a system camera
?

A system camera has many interchangeable components such as lenses, flashes, and other accessories. System cameras offer greater flexibility than compact cameras.

For example

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Price comparison

Apple iPhone 5

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Apple iPhone 5 AmazonApple iPhone 6S, 16GB, Space Gray - Full...Apple iPhone 6S, 16GB, Space Gray - Fully Unlocked (Renewed)
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$144.99
Apple iPhone 5 AmazonApple iPhone 6s, 32GB, Space Gray Unlock...Apple iPhone 6s, 32GB, Space Gray UnlockedGSM 4G LTE Dual-Core Phone (Renewed)
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$149.99
Apple iPhone 5 AmazonApple iPhone SE, GSM Unlocked, 16 GB - S...Apple iPhone SE, GSM Unlocked, 16 GB - Space Gray (Renewed)
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$139.97
Apple iPhone 5 AmazonApple iPhone 6S 16GB, Rose Gold Smartpho...Apple iPhone 6S 16GB, Rose Gold Smartphone - GSM Unlocked (Renewed)
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$134.80
Apple iPhone 5 AmazonApple iPhone SE, 16GB, Gold - For AT&T /...Apple iPhone SE, 16GB, Gold - For AT&T / T-Mobile (Renewed)
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$135.47
Apple iPhone 5 AmazonApple iPhone 7 Plus, 128GB, Jet Black - ...Apple iPhone 7 Plus, 128GB, Jet Black - for AT&T/T-Mobile (Renewed)
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$319.65
Apple iPhone 5 AmazonApple iPhone 6S, GSM Unlocked, 16GB - Sp...Apple iPhone 6S, GSM Unlocked, 16GB - Space Grey (Renewed)
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$137.00
Apple iPhone 5 AmazonApple iPhone 6S, GSM Unlocked, 64GB - Ro...Apple iPhone 6S, GSM Unlocked, 64GB - Rose Gold (Renewed)
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$164.99
Apple iPhone 5 AmazonApple iPhone 7 Plus, GSM Unlocked, 256GB...Apple iPhone 7 Plus, GSM Unlocked, 256GB - Rose Gold (Renewed)
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$345.00
Apple iPhone 5 AmazonApple iPhone SE 32GB Unlocked - Silver (...Apple iPhone SE 32GB Unlocked - Silver (Renewed)
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$129.99
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$75.60

Apple iPhone 5C

Buy used:

$64.99

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$129.99
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$316.46
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$139.97
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