29points

Apple iPhone 5C

65points

Apple iPhone 8 Plus

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130 facts in comparison

Apple iPhone 5C vs Apple iPhone 8 Plus

Apple iPhone 5C
Apple iPhone 8 Plus

Why is Apple iPhone 5C better than Apple iPhone 8 Plus?

  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
    ?
  • 70g lighter
    ?

    132gvs202g
  • 34mm shorter
    ?

    124.4mmvs158.4mm
  • 18.9mm narrower
    ?

    59.2mmvs78.1mm
  • 28.8% less body volume
    ?

    66.06cm³vs92.7828cm³

Why is Apple iPhone 8 Plus better than Apple iPhone 5C?

  • 1.77x more battery power
    ?

    2675mAhvs1510mAh
  • 23.01% higher pixel density
    ?

    401ppivs326ppi
  • 4.13x faster CPU speed
    ?

    2 x 2.53GHz & 4 x 1.42GHzvs2 x 1.3GHz
  • 2GB more RAM memory
    ?

    3GBvs1GB
  • 2.85x higher resolution
    ?

    1080 x 1920pxvs640 x 1136px
  • 3x more megapixels (main camera)
    ?

    12MP & 12MPvs8MP
  • 37.5% bigger screen size
    ?

    5.5"vs4"
  • Has branded damage-resistant glass
    ?

Price comparison

Apple iPhone 5C

Buy used:

$44.99

ProductStorePrice
Apple iPhone 5C AmazonApple iPhone 7 32GB Unlocked GSM Quad-Co...Apple iPhone 7 32GB Unlocked GSM Quad-Core Phone w/ 12MP Camera - Gold (Renewed)
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$199.98
Apple iPhone 5C AmazonApple iPhone 7 Plus, 128GB, Gold - For A...Apple iPhone 7 Plus, 128GB, Gold - For AT&T / T-Mobile (Renewed)
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$275.00
Apple iPhone 5C AmazonSamsung Galaxy A10s (32GB, 2GB RAM) Duos...Samsung Galaxy A10s (32GB, 2GB RAM) Duos w/ 13MP Camera Dual SIM GSM Factory Unlocked A107M/DS - US + Global 4G LTE International Model (Red, 32 GB)
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$133.97
Apple iPhone 5C AmazonApple iPhone 8 256GB GSM Unlocked Phone,...Apple iPhone 8 256GB GSM Unlocked Phone, Gold (Renewed)
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$302.36
Apple iPhone 5C AmazonApple iPhone 7, 256GB, Jet Black - For A...Apple iPhone 7, 256GB, Jet Black - For AT&T / T-Mobile (Renewed)
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$259.99
Apple iPhone 5C AmazonApple iPhone 7, 128GB, Gold - For AT&T /...Apple iPhone 7, 128GB, Gold - For AT&T / T-Mobile (Renewed)
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$237.97

Apple iPhone 8 Plus

Buy used:

$335.99

ProductStorePrice
Apple iPhone 8 Plus AmazonApple iPhone 8 Plus, 256GB, Space Gray -...Apple iPhone 8 Plus, 256GB, Space Gray - For AT&T / T-Mobile (Renewed)
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$339.97
Apple iPhone 8 Plus AmazonApple iPhone 8 Plus, GSM Unlocked, 256GB...Apple iPhone 8 Plus, GSM Unlocked, 256GB - Space Gray (Refurbished)
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$404.76
Apple iPhone 8 Plus AmazonApple iPhone 8 Plus, 256GB, Gold - Fully...Apple iPhone 8 Plus, 256GB, Gold - Fully Unlocked (Renewed)
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$412.00
Apple iPhone 8 Plus AmazonApple iPhone 8 Plus, GSM Unlocked, 256GB...Apple iPhone 8 Plus, GSM Unlocked, 256GB - Silver (Renewed)
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$449.89

Design

1.is dustproof and water-resistant
Apple iPhone 5C
Apple iPhone 8 Plus
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.weather-sealed (splashproof)
Apple iPhone 5C
Apple iPhone 8 Plus
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
3.weight

132g

202g

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.
4.thickness

8.97mm

7.5mm

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.
5.height

124.4mm

158.4mm

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

59.2mm

78.1mm

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

Display

1.pixel density

326ppi

401ppi

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

1080 x 1920px

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.
3.screen size

4"

5.5"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
4.has branded damage-resistant glass
Apple iPhone 5C
Apple iPhone 8 Plus
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 5C
Apple iPhone 8 Plus
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 an OLED or AMOLED display
Apple iPhone 5C
Apple iPhone 8 Plus
OLED (Organic Light-Emitting Diode) displays are formed of organic materials that emit light. They have higher contrast ratios and wider viewing angles compared to LCDs. AMOLED and POLED are types of OLED displays.

Performance

1.CPU speed

2 x 1.3GHz (Apple A6)

2 x 2.53GHz & 4 x 1.42GHz (Apple A11 Bionic)

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

3GB

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 5C
Apple iPhone 8 Plus
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.
4.internal storage

32GB

256GB

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.
5.Has integrated LTE
Apple iPhone 5C
Apple iPhone 8 Plus (Apple A11 Bionic)
The system on a chip (SoC) has an integrated LTE cellular chip. LTE is capable of downloading at faster speeds than older, 3G technology.
6.semiconductor size

32nm (Apple A6)

10nm

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.

Cameras

1.megapixels (main camera)

8MP

12MP & 12MP

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.
2.megapixels (front camera)

1.2MP

7MP

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.has built-in optical image stabilization
Apple iPhone 5C
Apple iPhone 8 Plus
Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.
4.video recording (main camera)

1080 x 30fps

2160 x 60fps

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.
5.wide aperture (main camera)

f/2.4

f/2.8 & f/1.8

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.
6.Has a dual-tone LED flash
Apple iPhone 5C
Apple iPhone 8 Plus
A dual-tone flash has LED lights with different color temperatures, delivering a better color balance to photos and videos.

Audio

1.has stereo speakers
Apple iPhone 5C
Apple iPhone 8 Plus
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Apple iPhone 5C
Apple iPhone 8 Plus
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
3.Has a radio
Apple iPhone 5C
Apple iPhone 8 Plus
A built-in FM radio tuner allows you to listen to most of the live-broadcasted FM radio stations without using the internet.
4.number of microphones

3

3

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
5.Has dedicated media keys
Apple iPhone 5C
Apple iPhone 8 Plus
Phones with physical keyboards have dedicated media keys, such as: play, stop, next, previous, volume up/down, etc.

Battery

1.battery power

1510mAh

2675mAh

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 5C
Apple iPhone 8 Plus
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 5C
Apple iPhone 8 Plus
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
4.Supports fast charging
Apple iPhone 5C
Apple iPhone 8 Plus
Fast charging technologies, like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge or MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to reduce the time it takes to charge a device. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in just 30 minutes.
5.Has an ultra power-saving mode
Apple iPhone 5C
Apple iPhone 8 Plus (iOS 11)
The ultra power-saving mode, also called low power mode, is an effective way to extend the battery life of the device. Usually, it involves limiting screen brightness and contrast, disabling location services, restricting connectivity, and turning off nonessential apps.
6.has a battery level indicator
Apple iPhone 5C
Apple iPhone 8 Plus
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Features

1.download speed

100MBits/s

600MBits/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.supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
Apple iPhone 5C
Apple iPhone 8 Plus
802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability, and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.
3.has NFC
Apple iPhone 5C
Apple iPhone 8 Plus
NFC (near-field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
4.Has a fingerprint scanner
Apple iPhone 5C
Apple iPhone 8 Plus
The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.
5.is DLNA-certified
Apple iPhone 5C
Apple iPhone 8 Plus
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.
6.Bluetooth version

4

5

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.

Miscellaneous

1.Has a built-in FM transmitter
Apple iPhone 5C
Apple iPhone 8 Plus
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.supports AVCHD format
Apple iPhone 5C
Apple iPhone 8 Plus
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.
3.is a system camera
Apple iPhone 5C
Apple iPhone 8 Plus
A system camera has many interchangeable components such as lenses, flashes, and other accessories. System cameras offer greater flexibility than compact cameras.
4.has or is a prime lens
Apple iPhone 5C
Apple iPhone 8 Plus
A prime lens has a fixed focal length. In general, these are sharper, with a wider aperture.
5.has a dedicated Facebook key
Apple iPhone 5C
Apple iPhone 8 Plus
Whenever the Facebook key lights up contents can be quickly shared by pressing it.

Price comparison

Apple iPhone 5C

Buy used:

$44.99

ProductStorePrice
Apple iPhone 5C AmazonApple iPhone 7 32GB Unlocked GSM Quad-Co...Apple iPhone 7 32GB Unlocked GSM Quad-Core Phone w/ 12MP Camera - Gold (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$199.98
Apple iPhone 5C AmazonApple iPhone 7 Plus, 128GB, Gold - For A...Apple iPhone 7 Plus, 128GB, Gold - For AT&T / T-Mobile (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$275.00
Apple iPhone 5C AmazonSamsung Galaxy A10s (32GB, 2GB RAM) Duos...Samsung Galaxy A10s (32GB, 2GB RAM) Duos w/ 13MP Camera Dual SIM GSM Factory Unlocked A107M/DS - US + Global 4G LTE International Model (Red, 32 GB)
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$133.97
Apple iPhone 5C AmazonApple iPhone 8 256GB GSM Unlocked Phone,...Apple iPhone 8 256GB GSM Unlocked Phone, Gold (Renewed)
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$302.36
Apple iPhone 5C AmazonApple iPhone 7, 256GB, Jet Black - For A...Apple iPhone 7, 256GB, Jet Black - For AT&T / T-Mobile (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$259.99
Apple iPhone 5C AmazonApple iPhone 7, 128GB, Gold - For AT&T /...Apple iPhone 7, 128GB, Gold - For AT&T / T-Mobile (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$237.97

Apple iPhone 8 Plus

Buy used:

$335.99

ProductStorePrice
Apple iPhone 8 Plus AmazonApple iPhone 8 Plus, 256GB, Space Gray -...Apple iPhone 8 Plus, 256GB, Space Gray - For AT&T / T-Mobile (Renewed)
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$339.97
Apple iPhone 8 Plus AmazonApple iPhone 8 Plus, GSM Unlocked, 256GB...Apple iPhone 8 Plus, GSM Unlocked, 256GB - Space Gray (Refurbished)
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$404.76
Apple iPhone 8 Plus AmazonApple iPhone 8 Plus, 256GB, Gold - Fully...Apple iPhone 8 Plus, 256GB, Gold - Fully Unlocked (Renewed)
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$412.00
Apple iPhone 8 Plus AmazonApple iPhone 8 Plus, GSM Unlocked, 256GB...Apple iPhone 8 Plus, GSM Unlocked, 256GB - Silver (Renewed)
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$449.89

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