Apple iPhone 5s Review and Specs

Apple iPhone 5s (USA version)

SCORE:
65
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Highlights

  • 4.0" 640 x 1136 IPS LCD screen
  • 1 rear camera
  • 8MP f/2.2 main camera
  • 1560 mAh Non-removable Li-Po battery

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In The Box

  • Device
  • Earphones with Remote and Mic
  • Lightning to USB Cable
  • 5W USB Power Adapter
  • Documentation

Overview

Apple iPhone 5s was released in 2013. It weighs 3.95 oz (112 g) and has 4.0" IPS LCD screen with 640 x 1136 resolution. The current model has 1GB RAM and 16GB [a] type internal storage, Apple A7 chipset, Dual-core CPU, PowerVR G6430 GPU, and runs on iOS 7, upgradable to iOS 12.4.6. The phone is equipped with 1560 mAh non-removable li-po battery.

Based on the features and specifications we have given Apple iPhone 5s an overall score of 65 out of 100, as well as individual scores for the features listed below.

BODY
71
NETWORK
89
DISPLAY
57
MEMORY
21
CAMERA
60
FEATURES
77
LOCATION TECH
70
CONNECTIVITY
77
SENSORS
74
AUDIO
74
BATTERY
44
OVERALL
65

Pros and Cons

PROS
👍   4G Bands
👍   Front Selfie Camera
👍   Rear Flash
👍   Rear Camera HDR
👍   Rear Camera Panorama
👍   Rear Camera Face Detection
👍   Front Camera HDR
👍   Front Camera Face Detection
👍   GPS
👍   Wi-Fi Direct
👍   Gyroscope
👍   Accelerometer
👍   Proximity sensor
👍   Fingerprint Sensor
👍   Loudspeaker Configuration
👍   3.5mm Audio Jack
CONS
👎   No 5G Bands
👎   Low Screen Resolution: 640 x 1136
👎   Low Screen Pixel Density: 326ppi
👎   Low Screen To Body Ratio: 60.8%
👎   No HDR display
👎   Small RAM: 1GB
👎   Small Internal Storage: 16GB
👎   Memory Card Slot
👎   1 Rear Camera
👎   8MP Main Camera
👎   No Ultra-Wide Angle Camera
👎   No Telephoto Camera
👎   No Front Flash
👎   No Infrared
👎   No NFC
👎   No ANT+
👎   No FM radio
👎   No Barometer
👎   Low Capacity Battery: 1560 mAh
👎   No Fast Wired Charging
👎   No Wireless Charging

Specifications

In this section we present all available features and specifications for Apple iPhone 5s.

BASICS
BrandApple
ModeliPhone 5s
Version1GB/16GB
Version2A1533
CountryUSA
ColorsSpace Gray, White/Silver, Gold
Annouce date2013, September 10
Release Date2013, September 20
BODY
BuildGlass front (Gorilla Glass), aluminum back, aluminum frame
Weight3.95 oz (112 g)
Dimensions (HxWxD)4.87" x 2.31" x 0.30"
123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm
NETWORK
Number of SIMSingle SIM
SIM SizeNano-SIM
TechnologyGSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE
2G BandsGSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900
CDMA 800, 1700, 1900, 2100
3G BandsHSDPA 850, 900, 1900, 2100
CDMA 2000
4G BandsFDD LTE: Bands 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 8 / 13 / 17 / 19 / 20 / 25
5G Bands
SCREEN
ScreenSize4.0"/101.6 mm (full rectangle)
Screen TypeIPS LCD
Screen Resolution640 x 1136
Screen Pixel Density326ppi
Screen Aspect Ratio16∶9
Screen To Body Ratio60.8%
Screen Brightness500 (typical)
Contrast Ratio800∶1
HDR display
MEMORY
RAM1GB
Internal Storage16GB
Memory Card Slot
Card Type
CAMERA
Rear CamerasWide
Main Wide-Angle CameraiSight Camera
Resolution: 8MP
Focal Length: 29mm
Pixel Size: 1.5μm
Aperture: f/2.2
Sensor Size: 1/3"
Phase-Detection Autofocus
Ultra-Wide Angle Camera
Telephoto Camera
Second Telephoto Camera
Front CamerasFaceTime HD camera
Front Selfie CameraResolution: 1.2MP
Aperture: f/2.4
Front UltraWide Camera
Rear Depth Camera
Front Depth Camera
Macro Camera
Front Flash
Rear Flash
True Tone flash
FEATURES
Video Playback Resolution/FPS1080p at 60fps
Video Playing FormatH.264, AAC-LC, MPEG-4, Motion JPEG, PCM
Digital ZoomFor video: 3x
Front Camera Video Recording Resolution/FPS720p at 30fps
Rear Camera Video Recording Resolution/FPS1080p at 30fps
Rear Camera Slow Motion Recording1080p at 120fps
Front Camera HDR Video Recording
Rear Camera HDR Video Recording
Rear Camera HDR
Rear Camera Panorama
Rear Camera Face Detection
Front Camera HDR
Front Camera Panorama
Front Camera Face Detection
HDR10 playback
HDR10+ playback
Dolby Vision playback
Hyperscale 1080p Video Support
LOCATION
GPS
A-GPS
GALILEO
GLONASS
BDS
QZSS
NavIC
LTEPP
CONNECTIVITY
USBUSB 2.0
USB InterfaceLightning
Infrared
Wi-Fi Standard802.11 b/g/n
Wi-Fi Direct
Bluetooth versionv4.0
NFC
ANT+
FM radio
PLATFORM
OSiOS 7, upgradable to iOS 12.4.6
ChipsetApple A7
CPU TypeDual-core
CPU Speed1.3 GHz
GPUPowerVR G6430
SENSORS
Gyroscope
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Barometer
Ambient light sensor
Face Recognition
LiDAR Scanner
Gravity Sensor
SAR
Compass
Hall Effect
Camera laser focusing
Color Temperature
Gesture
Color Spectrum
Distance Sensor
IR Blaster
IR remote control
HR Sensor
Iris Sensor
Fingerprint Sensor
Infrared Thermometry
Hearing Aid Compatibility
AUDIO
Loudspeaker ConfigurationMono
Audio Playing FormatAAC, Protected AAC, HE-AAC, MP3, MP3 VBR, Audible (2, 3, 4, AAX, AAX+), Apple Losseless, AIFF, WAV
Dolby Atmos
3.5mm Audio Jack
Audio Specifications16-bit/44.1kHz
BATTERY
Battery TypeNon-removable Li-Po
Battery Capacity1560 mAh (typical)
Fast Wired Charging
Wireless Charging
Talk TimeUp to 10 hours (3G)
Internet Usage Time LTEUp to 10 hours
Internet Usage Time Wi-FiUp to 10 hours
Audio Playback TimeUp to 40 hours
ENVIRONMENTAL
Operating Temperature32 to 95℉ (0 to 35℃)
Nonoperating Temperature-4 to 113℉ (-20 to 45℃)
Relative Humidity5% to 95% noncondensing
Operating Altitudetested up to 10,000 feet (3000 m)
OTHER
Rating for Hearing AidsM3, T4
Mail Attachment Support.jpg, .tiff, .gif (images); .doc and .docx (Microsoft Word); .htm and .html (web pages); .key (Keynote); .numbers (Numbers); .pages (Pages); .pdf (Preview and Adobe Acrobat); .ppt and .pptx (Microsoft PowerPoint); .txt (text); .rtf (rich text format); .vcf (contact information); .xls and .xlsx (Microsoft Excel); .zip; .ics
SupportLanguage Support, QuickType keyboard support, QuickType keyboard support with predictive input, Dictation languages, Siri languages, Definition dictionary support, Bilingual dictionary support, Spell check

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