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Apple iphone 5s, 5c pros and cons

Updated on October 17, 2015

Apple has launched new iPhone 5s and 5c

Apple has already released their latest iPhone 5s and 5c on September 20, 2013. Usually we get one premium handset but this year we have got two, the iPhone 5s with its 64-bit A7 processor.M7 co-processor and highly updated camera and slightly less expensive iPhone 5c. A large percentage of people buying the iPhone 5s and 5c, are coming from Apple ecosystem , upgrading from their older iPhones and we will know more after the next couple of months of sales. So, it’s time to weigh up the new offerings and see which one deserves your attention.

IPhone 5s Touch ID fingerprint scanner

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IPhone 5s pros

New processors:

Apple’s senior vice president of worldwide marketing, Phill Schiller, said that the new A7 chip in the 5s will be at least twice fast as iPhone 5. This chip will also run 64 bit architecture, making it ‘Desktop class’.There is a new suite of motion tracking sensors which routed through a separated chip called “M7”. It monitors the users’ movements and making the data available to third party. Apple says , “this will enable a new generation of health and fitness app”which means M7 should eliminate the need of other health peripherals for consumers.

The Touch ID fingerprint scanner:

Biometrics might not new to the mobile phones (Motorola’s Atrix 4G had it back in 2011) but it seems Apple will make the technology more popular, offering smooth integration of it. The Touch ID fingerprint scanner is built into the home button, it can be used to unlock the phone without any hassle of entering passcode. It will create a substantial barrier for criminals, hopefully it will discourage theft. Right now you can use the Touch ID to unlock the phone and approve purchases from App store, iBooks store and iTunes store.

Highly updated camera:

Apple’s new iPhone 5s gets 8 MP camera with a 15 percent larger sensor and a wider f/2.2 aperture. Apple always have been considered top for mobile photography and the new phone is not an exception.There is a ‘True Tone’flash that uses dual- LED (white and amber) to create better color balance. A new burst mode for taking multiple snaps at a time and slow motion option for 720p video.

Fitness application:

The iPhone 5s is built with M7 coprocessor, which is dedicated to tracking the motion of the phone, as well as your body.The software tools for M7 include step counting algorithms, thus it can help you to track your wellness.

Global LTE bands:

More LTE coverage is available on the iPhone 5s, which indicates traveler can use fast data speeds in more places all over the world.

iOS 7:

The iPhone 5s gets iOS7, the new mobile operating system, which is bright and beautiful.

Storage option:

The iPhone 5s comes with 16GB, 32GB and 64GB storage options.

Colors:

The iPhone 5s available in three elegant colors­ : White gold, White silver and Space gray.

My personal rating for iPhone 5s

4 stars for IPhone 5s

IPhone 5s cons


Battery life:

In this area of Smartphone technology is crying out for innovation and Apple along with this industry.Marginal improvement has been made in the battery capacity of iPhone 5s and 5c as it provides some extra hours of talk time and internet use.Battery capacity of iPhone 5s and 5c are 1560 mAh and 1510mAh respectively.However, which is not enough as a new version while other mobile phones provide strongest battery support.

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IPhone 5s cons

Battery life:

In this area of Smartphone technology is crying out for innovation and Apple along with this industry.Marginal improvement has been made in the battery capacity of iPhone 5s and 5c as it provides some extra hours of talk time and internet use.Battery capacity of iPhone 5s and 5c are 1560 mAh and 1510mAh respectively.However, which is not enough as a new version while other mobile phones provide strongest battery support.

Phil Schiller, senior vice president of world wide marketing for Apple talks about the price of iPhone 5s

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IPhone 5c pros


On the contract it is cheap:

The iPhone 5c costs $99 for 16GB and $199 for 32GB (with a new two year contract).But in off contract, the phone is $549 for 16GB and $649 for 32GB.

Lots of iPhone 5 grade features:

IPhone 5c has a similar A6 chip,Retina display (326 ppi), 8MP isight camera and 720p face time camera as iPhone 5.

iOS 7:

The iPhone 5c gets iOS 7, the new mobile operating system.

Global LTE bands:

The iPhone 5c gets more LTE coverage, So, travelers now can use fast data speeds in more places all over the world.

Beautiful colors:

The iPhone 5c comes in five beautiful colors, they are blue, pink, yellow, green and white.

Less breakable:

The iPhone 5c’s polycarbonate casing is reinforced with a steel frame, so, there are hopes it will be less breakable iPhone to date.

IPhone 5c in five different colors

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IPhone 5c cons


No touch ID:

The fantastic fingerprint sensor on the iPhone 5s is missing from the iPhone 5c.

Limited storage:

The iPhone 5c is limited to 16GB and 32GB. There is no option for 64 GB.

Heavier:

The iPhone 5c is heavier than iPhone 5 and 5s.It is 4.65 ounces and 0.35 inches thick whereas iPhone 5 and 5s both are 3.95 ounces and 0.3 inches.

Battery life:

The battery capacity of iPhone 5c is 1510mAh, which is slightly increased compared with iPhone 5 (1440mAh).However it is not enough for new version while other mobile phones provide strongest battery support.


Conclusion:

The iPhone 5s is the best and fastest smartphone that Apple has ever made .Its super fast 64-bit A7 processor and M7 motion co- processor made it appealing. If you are a speed junkie or fitness lover , ditch your iPhone 5 for the iPhone 5s. In addition, for it’s camera improvements you can enjoy taking lots of quality pictures at a time. If you possess an iPhone 5, then upgrade to the iPhone 5s will be a worthy reason for its 64-bit A7 processor,M7 co -processor and highly updated camera. Whereas the iPhone 5c has great color options and you can get it with an affordable price ( on contract). Moreover, if you don’t have the fund for iPhone 5s, then upgrade to the 5c will be your best bet.

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