30points

Apple iPhone 5

29points

Apple iPhone 5C

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111 facts in comparison

Apple iPhone 5 vs Apple iPhone 5C

Apple iPhone 5
Apple iPhone 5C

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

  • 32GB more internal storage
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    64GBvs32GB
  • 20g lighter
    ?

    112gvs132g
  • 1.37mm thinner
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    7.6mmvs8.97mm
  • 0.6mm shorter
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    123.8mmvs124.4mm
  • 0.6mm narrower
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    58.6mmvs59.2mm
  • 16.54% less body volume
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    55.14cm³vs66.05938560000001cm³

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

  • 4.86% more battery power
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    1510mAhvs1440mAh

Price comparison

Apple iPhone 5

Buy used:

$44.99

ProductStorePrice
Apple iPhone 5 AmazonApple iPhone XR, 64GB, White - For Veriz...Apple iPhone XR, 64GB, White - For Verizon (Renewed)
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$350.00
Apple iPhone 5 AmazonBLU Studio Mini -5.5HD Smartphone, 32GB+...BLU Studio Mini -5.5HD Smartphone, 32GB+2GB Ram -Black
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$69.99
Apple iPhone 5 AmazonGoogle Pixel 4 XL - Clearly White - 128G...Google Pixel 4 XL - Clearly White - 128GB - Unlocked
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$899.98
Apple iPhone 5 AmazonSony Xperia X unlocked smartphone,32GB B...Sony Xperia X unlocked smartphone,32GB Black (US Warranty)
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$189.99
Apple iPhone 5 AmazonRCA G1 5.5" Hd, Unlocked Dual Sim, 8Mp C...RCA G1 5.5" Hd, Unlocked Dual Sim, 8Mp Camera, 8Gb Rom, 1Gb Ram, android 4.4 – Black
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$179.00
Apple iPhone 5 aliexpressApple Iphone 5 Used (95% New )-Original ...Apple Iphone 5 Used (95% New )-Original Factory Unlocked Phone Dual core 1G RAM 16GB 32GB 64GB ROM 4.0' 8MP Camera WIFI 3G GPS
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$74.88
Apple iPhone 5 aliexpressApple iphone 5 Mobile Phone 16GB/ 32GB/6...Apple iphone 5 Mobile Phone 16GB/ 32GB/64GB ROM IOS 4.0 inch 8MP WIFI GPS Used Unlocked Smartphone
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$95.92
Apple iPhone 5 aliexpressApple iPhone 5 IOS Smartphone 16/32/64GB...Apple iPhone 5 IOS Smartphone 16/32/64GB ROM 4.0" 8MP WIFI GPS Bluetooth 1.3GHz Fingerprint Unlocked Used Mobile Phone
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$89.99
Apple iPhone 5 aliexpressApple Iphone 5 Used (95% New )-Original...Apple Iphone 5 Used (95% New )-Original Unlocked Iphone 5 Cell phone 16GB 32GB ROM 16GB 32GB 64GB IOS 4.0 inch 8MP WIFI GPS
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$74.88
Apple iPhone 5 aliexpressUsed Apple iPhone 5 Mobile Phone 16/32/6...Used Apple iPhone 5 Mobile Phone 16/32/64GB ROM 4.0" 8MP WIFI GPS IOS Bluetooth 1.3GHz Fingerprint Unlocked Cell Smartphone
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$89.99

Design

1.is dustproof and water-resistant
Apple iPhone 5
Apple iPhone 5C
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.
2.weight

112g

132g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
3.thickness

7.6mm

8.97mm

We consider a thinner chassis better because it makes the product more compact and portable. Thinness is a feature highlighted by many manufacturers of mobile devices, but it is essential for a wide range of products.
4.height

123.8mm

124.4mm

The height represents the vertical dimension of the product. We consider a smaller height better because it assures easy maneuverability.
5.width

58.6mm

59.2mm

The width represents the horizontal dimension of the product. We consider a smaller width better because it assures easy maneuverability.
6.volume

55.14cm³

66.06cm³

Volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space enclosed by the product's chassis or, in simpler terms, the space the product occupies.
7.has a physical QWERTY keyboard
Apple iPhone 5
Apple iPhone 5C
Text messaging is much faster due to a hardware keyboard.

Display

1.pixel density

326ppi

326ppi

Pixel density is a measurement of a screen's resolution, expressed as the number of pixels per inch (PPI) on the screen. A higher pixel density translates into more clarity and sharpness for the images rendered on the screen, thus improving the quality of the viewing experience.
2.resolution

640 x 1136px

640 x 1136px

Resolution is an essential indicator of a screen's image quality, representing the maximum amount of pixels that can be shown on the screen. The resolution is given as a compound value, comprised of horizontal and vertical pixels.
The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
4.has branded damage-resistant glass
Apple iPhone 5
Apple iPhone 5C
Damage-resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.
5.has an IPS screen
Apple iPhone 5
Apple iPhone 5C
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.
6.has a touch screen
Apple iPhone 5
Apple iPhone 5C
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
7.displays 3D
Apple iPhone 5
Apple iPhone 5C
The device can display 3D images without the need for wearing special glasses. The display's special construction allows viewers to get a sense of an image's depth by tailoring its position to fit the user's perspective.

Performance

1.CPU speed

2 x 1.3GHz (Apple A6)

2 x 1.3GHz (Apple A6)

The CPU speed indicates how many processing cycles per second can be executed by a CPU, considering all of its cores (processing units). It is calculated by adding the clock rates of each core or, in the case of multi-core processors employing different microarchitectures, of each group of cores.
2.RAM

1GB

1GB

Random-access memory (RAM) is a form of volatile memory used to store working data and machine code currently in use. It is a quick-access, temporary virtual storage that can be read and changed in any order, thus enabling fast data processing.
3.has an external memory slot
Apple iPhone 5
Apple iPhone 5C
The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) that enables you to extend the built-in internal storage with affordable memory modules, or easily retrieve data, such as photographs, from the memory card.
The internal storage refers to the built-in storage space available in a device for system data, apps, and user-generated data. With a large amount of internal storage, you can save more files and apps on your device.
Small semiconductors provide better performance and reduced power consumption. Chipsets with a higher number of transistors, semiconductor components of electronic devices, offer more computational power. A small form factor allows more transistors to fit on a chip, therefore increasing its performance.
The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.
7.RAM speed

533MHz (Apple A6)

533MHz (Apple A6)

It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.
8.Has integrated graphics
Apple iPhone 5 (Apple A6)
Apple iPhone 5C (Apple A6)
With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.
More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.

Cameras

The number of megapixels determines the resolution of the images captured with the main camera. A higher megapixel count means that the camera is capable of capturing more details. However, the megapixel count is not the only important element determining the quality of an image.
The number of megapixels determines the resolution of the images captured with the front camera. A higher megapixel count means that the front camera is capable of capturing more details, an essential factor for taking high-resolution selfies.
3.video recording (main camera)

1080 x 30fps

1080 x 30fps

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.
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.
5.Has a dual-tone LED flash
Apple iPhone 5
Apple iPhone 5C
A dual-tone flash has LED lights with different color temperatures, delivering a better color balance to photos and videos.
6.has a BSI sensor
Apple iPhone 5
Apple iPhone 5C
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.
7.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Apple iPhone 5
Apple iPhone 5C
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
8.supports slow-motion video recording
Apple iPhone 5 (iOS 7.0)
Apple iPhone 5C (iOS 7.0)
Slow-motion is an artistic video effect that makes time seem to go slower. It is achieved by recording a video at a higher frame-rate than the standard playback rate of 24fps or 30fps. Depending on camera capabilities, frame rates for slow-motion videos vary between 60fps and 960fps.
9.has a built-in HDR mode
Apple iPhone 5 (iOS 7.0)
Apple iPhone 5C (iOS 7.0)
It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).

Audio

1.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Apple iPhone 5
Apple iPhone 5C
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
2.Has a radio
Apple iPhone 5
Apple iPhone 5C
A built-in FM radio tuner allows you to listen to most of the live-broadcasted FM radio stations without using the internet.
More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
4.Has dedicated media keys
Apple iPhone 5
Apple iPhone 5C
Phones with physical keyboards have dedicated media keys, such as: play, stop, next, previous, volume up/down, etc.

Battery

1.battery power

1440mAh

1510mAh

Battery power, or battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store. More battery power can be an indication of longer battery life.
2.has wireless charging
Apple iPhone 5
Apple iPhone 5C
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.
3.has a removable battery
Apple iPhone 5
Apple iPhone 5C
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
4.has a battery level indicator
Apple iPhone 5
Apple iPhone 5C
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
5.has a rechargeable battery
Apple iPhone 5
Apple iPhone 5C
The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Features

1.download speed

100MBits/s

100MBits/s

The download speed is a measurement of the internet connection bandwidth, representing the maximum data transfer rate at which a device can access online content.
2.has NFC
Apple iPhone 5
Apple iPhone 5C
NFC (near-field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
3.Has a fingerprint scanner
Apple iPhone 5
Apple iPhone 5C
The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.
4.is DLNA-certified
Apple iPhone 5
Apple iPhone 5C
All DLNA-certified products are compatible with one another. When different devices are connected to the same network, data can be transferred easily between them.
Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves. Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
6.upload speed

50MBits/s

50MBits/s

The upload speed is a measurement of the internet connection bandwidth, representing the maximum data transfer rate at which a device can send information to a server or another device.
7.The browser has word wrap
Apple iPhone 5 (iOS 7.0)
Apple iPhone 5C (iOS 7.0)
The web browser has automatic word wrap when zooming, the user can easily read long lines without scrolling horizontally.
8.has a gyroscope
Apple iPhone 5
Apple iPhone 5C
A gyroscope is a sensor that tracks the orientation of a device, more specifically by measuring the angular rotational velocity. Initially, they were built using a spinning rotor to detect changes in orientation, like twisting or rotation.
9.has GPS
Apple iPhone 5
Apple iPhone 5C
GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.

Miscellaneous

1.Has a built-in FM transmitter
Apple iPhone 5
Apple iPhone 5C
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.
2.exposure time

0.07s

0.07s

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.
3.supports AVCHD format
Apple iPhone 5
Apple iPhone 5C
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.
4.is a system camera
Apple iPhone 5
Apple iPhone 5C
A system camera has many interchangeable components such as lenses, flashes, and other accessories. System cameras offer greater flexibility than compact cameras.
5.has or is a prime lens
Apple iPhone 5
Apple iPhone 5C
A prime lens has a fixed focal length. In general, these are sharper, with a wider aperture.
A wider bus width means that it can carry more data per cycle. It is an important factor of memory performance, and therefore the general performance of the graphics card.
7.has a dedicated Facebook key
Apple iPhone 5
Apple iPhone 5C
Whenever the Facebook key lights up contents can be quickly shared by pressing it.
It takes less time for the camera to turn on and take a first picture.

Price comparison

Apple iPhone 5

Buy used:

$44.99

ProductStorePrice
Apple iPhone 5 AmazonApple iPhone XR, 64GB, White - For Veriz...Apple iPhone XR, 64GB, White - For Verizon (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$350.00
Apple iPhone 5 AmazonBLU Studio Mini -5.5HD Smartphone, 32GB+...BLU Studio Mini -5.5HD Smartphone, 32GB+2GB Ram -Black
Amazon logo
$69.99
Apple iPhone 5 AmazonGoogle Pixel 4 XL - Clearly White - 128G...Google Pixel 4 XL - Clearly White - 128GB - Unlocked
Amazon logo
$899.98
Apple iPhone 5 AmazonSony Xperia X unlocked smartphone,32GB B...Sony Xperia X unlocked smartphone,32GB Black (US Warranty)
Amazon logo
$189.99
Apple iPhone 5 AmazonRCA G1 5.5" Hd, Unlocked Dual Sim, 8Mp C...RCA G1 5.5" Hd, Unlocked Dual Sim, 8Mp Camera, 8Gb Rom, 1Gb Ram, android 4.4 – Black
Amazon logo
$179.00
Apple iPhone 5 aliexpressApple Iphone 5 Used (95% New )-Original ...Apple Iphone 5 Used (95% New )-Original Factory Unlocked Phone Dual core 1G RAM 16GB 32GB 64GB ROM 4.0' 8MP Camera WIFI 3G GPS
aliexpress logo
$74.88
Apple iPhone 5 aliexpressApple iphone 5 Mobile Phone 16GB/ 32GB/6...Apple iphone 5 Mobile Phone 16GB/ 32GB/64GB ROM IOS 4.0 inch 8MP WIFI GPS Used Unlocked Smartphone
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$95.92
Apple iPhone 5 aliexpressApple iPhone 5 IOS Smartphone 16/32/64GB...Apple iPhone 5 IOS Smartphone 16/32/64GB ROM 4.0" 8MP WIFI GPS Bluetooth 1.3GHz Fingerprint Unlocked Used Mobile Phone
aliexpress logo
$89.99
Apple iPhone 5 aliexpressApple Iphone 5 Used (95% New )-Original...Apple Iphone 5 Used (95% New )-Original Unlocked Iphone 5 Cell phone 16GB 32GB ROM 16GB 32GB 64GB IOS 4.0 inch 8MP WIFI GPS
aliexpress logo
$74.88
Apple iPhone 5 aliexpressUsed Apple iPhone 5 Mobile Phone 16/32/6...Used Apple iPhone 5 Mobile Phone 16/32/64GB ROM 4.0" 8MP WIFI GPS IOS Bluetooth 1.3GHz Fingerprint Unlocked Cell Smartphone
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$89.99

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