Apple iPhone 5S

The iPhone 5s was launched in September 2013 and was Apple’s first phone to come integrated with a fingerprint reader (Touch ID) embedded into the Home button It has a 4-inch LCD screen and is powered by Apple’s own dual-core 1.3GHz 64-bit A7 processor clubbed with 1GB of RAM and 16GB/32GB/64GB non-expandable internal storage options Concerning optics, the iPhone 5s features an 8MP iSight camera with dual-LED flash and a 1.2MP front-facing camera 1570mAh non removable battery backs the device Other iPhone variants to consider are iPhone 7, iPhone X and iPhone 8

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Processor : Apple A7
Storage : 16GB
Battery : 1560 mAh battery
Camera : 8MP
Display : 4.0 inches
SIM : Single, Nano-SIM
Operating System : iOS 7

Apple iPhone 5S 16GB: Pros & Cons

out of 10
  • Good Stuff
  • Brilliant LCD reproduces accurate colours
  • Blazing fast performance with Apple A7 chipset
  • Build quality is top-notch
  • Image quality from primary camera is outstanding
  • Bad Stuff
  • 1GB of RAM bottlenecks the performance
  • Camera resolution could have been better
  • 16GB of internal memory is not sufficient

Apple iPhone 5S Details

Unique features
  • Premium metal body with chamfered edges
  • Easy and comfortable to hold
Introduction & Design
Apple iPhone 5S is the 7th generation high-end phone in the line of Apple’s flagship phones. It succeeds iPhone 5. The most important addition to the this upgraded device is the fingerprint scanner and a new generation of powerful GPU. The smartphone features a metallic body with chamfered edges to provide premium look. The iPhone 5s feels sturdy and comfortable in hand. The device measures 123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6mm and weighs mere 112 grams. The smartphone is available in Space Gray, White/Silver, Gold.
Software & Performance
The phone runs iOS 7 operating system that can be upgraded to iOS 9.3.2. Users can be rest assured as the device has planned upgrade to iOS 10. iOS is an ultra-efficient operating system that is upgraded time to time and goes light on hardware. The device has a dual-core Apple A7 processor code named ‘Cyclone’ with 1GB of RAM and quad-core PowerVR G6430 GPU. The performance of the iPhone 5s is same as you can expect from any Apple device, blazing fast.
Display & Camera
The phone has a 4-inch LED backlit IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen display with the resolution of 1136x640 pixels. The effective pixel density is about 326 PPI. Just like its predecessor, it has a brilliant retina display. It comes with Corning Gorilla Glass protection, and oleophobic coating for smudge-free surface. The iPhone 5s features the same 8-Megapixel camera with improved low-light performance and dual-tone LED flash. The phone can take pictures at 3264x2448 pixels and can record full-HD videos at 30 FPS. It is also capable of recording slow motion 120FPS videos at 720p resolution. The camera allows you to record and take pictures simultaneously without having to switch between. Overall the camera performs pretty well, having enough details and accurate colours. The phone also has a 1.2 MP HD front-facing camera for clicking selfies or to make video calls and Facetime calls. Both the cameras feature HDR for improved dynamic range which can switched on manually.
Battery & Connectivity
When it comes to battery backup, iPhone 5s is not the best smartphone you can buy. The iPhone 5S encases a non-removable 1560 mAh Li-Ion battery that will get you through a day with light to moderate usage. In terms of connectivity, the device supports 4G LTE, dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.0, GPS, GLONASS and lightening port for charging and syncing.
Additional Features
The iPhone 5s is the first Apple device to feature fingerprint sensor, which is embedded into the Home button. Apple calls it 'Touch ID' and claims it to make the iPhone 5s more secure and private, and mainly easy to unlock.

Apple IPhone 5S Specifications


Processor Apple A7
Display 4.0 inches
Storage 16GB
Rear Camera 8MP
Battery 1560 mAh


Resolution 640x1136 pixels
Aspect ratio 16:9
Display Type LED-backlit IPS LCD
Screen Size 4.0 inches
Pixel Density 326 pixels per inch (ppi)
Touchscreen type Capacitive
Color Reproduction 16M Colors
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass
Screen to body percentage 60.8%


Internal 16GB
Expandable No


Launch Date 01 November 2013
Dimensions 4.8 x 2.3 x 0.3 inches (123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm)
Water Resistant No
Weight 112 grams (3.95 oz)
Colors Space Gray, White/Silver, Gold


Operating System iOS 7


Rear 8MP
Selfie 1.2MP
Rear Camera Features Dual-LED dual-tone flash, HDR
Selfie Camera Features Face detection, HDR, FaceTime over Wi-Fi or Cellular
Physical Aperture Rear (f/2.2), Front (f/2.4)
Image Stabilization Yes, Digital image stabilization
Video 1080p@30fps, 720p@120fps


Standby Time 250 hrs (3G)
Removable Battery No
Type Li-Po
Talk time 10 hrs (3G)
Wireless Charging No
Capacity 1560 mAh
Fast Charging No


Bluetooth v4.0 with A2DP
Wi-Fi Yes with Dual-band, Hotspot
Network 4G
USB 2.0, proprietary reversible connector
Voice Over LTE (VoLTE) No
SIM Configuration Single, Nano-SIM
NFC Chipset No
Infrared No


Chipset Apple A7
CPU 1.3 GHz Cyclone (ARM v8-based)
Graphics PowerVR G6430
Architecture 64 bit
No of Cores 2 (Dual Core)


Accelerometer Yes
Gyroscope Yes
Fingerprint sensor Yes, Front- mounted
Other Sensors Proximity Sensor


Speaker Yes
Audio Jack 3.5mm
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