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How To Fix The Apple iPhone 5S No Service Error Issue

By Chad | August 11, 2019

The #Apple #iPhone5S is an older generation iPhone model which was first released in September 2013. It has a solid build quality made of an Aluminum body with a 4 inch IPS LCD screen having a resolution of 640 x 1136 pixels that’s protected by Corning Gorilla Glass. It sports an 8MP main camera at

How To Fix The Apple iPhone 5 Battery Dies So Fast Issue

By Chad | August 11, 2019

The #Apple #iPhone5 is an older generation iPhone model which was first released in September 2012. It has a solid build quality made of an Aluminum body with a 4 inch IPS LCD screen having a resolution of 640 x 1136 pixels that’s protected by Corning Gorilla Glass. It sports an 8MP main camera at

How To Fix The iPhone 5S Won’t Connect To Wi-Fi Issue

By Chad | August 10, 2019

The #Apple #iPhone5S is an older generation iPhone model which was first released in September 2013. It has a solid build quality made of an Aluminum body with a 4 inch IPS LCD screen having a resolution of 640 x 1136 pixels which is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass. At the back is an 8MP

How To Fix The Apple iPhone 5 No Service Error Issue

By Chad | August 10, 2019

The #Apple #iPhone5 is an older generation iPhone model which was first released in September 2012. It has a solid build quality made of an Aluminum frame with glass on both the front and back. This phone uses a 4 inch IPS LCD screen having a resolution of 640 x 1136 pixels that’s’ protected by

How To Fix Common iPhone 5S Problems On iOS 8 [Part 4]

By Chad | February 3, 2015

Welcome to the 4th part in our series of troubleshooting guides dedicated to the iPhone 5S. This model which was released in the 4th quarter of 2013 was once the flagship smartphone of Apple Released running on iOS 7, this model recently got the iOS 8 update. While it certainly has an impressive hardware specs

How To Fix Common iPhone 5C Problems On iOS 8 [Part 3]

By Chad | January 27, 2015

Welcome to the third part in our series of troubleshooting articles dedicated to the iPhone 5C. This is one of the previous generation iPhone models that Apple released in 2013, the other being the iPhone 5S. The 5C is easily distinguished by its vibrant colorful plastic body and internal hardware that is similar to the

How To Fix Common iPhone 5 Problems On iOS 8 [Part 3]

By Chad | January 6, 2015

Welcome to the third installment in our troubleshooting series dedicated to the Apple iPhone 5. This is also going to be our first troubleshooting guide for this model for 2015. In this latest installment of the series we will tackle some of the latest issues concerning this device, particularly related to the latest iOS 8

How To Fix Common iPhone 5S Problems On iOS 8 [Part 3]

By Chad | December 16, 2014

Welcome to the third part in our series of troubleshooting articles dedicated to the iPhone 5S. Although this isn’t Apple’s flagship smartphone anymore it is still one of the best phone’s out in the market today. The release of iOS 8 has even made the phone better by introducing to it new features. There are

How To Fix Common iPhone 5C Problems On iOS 8 [Part 2]

By Chad | December 9, 2014

Welcome to the second part in our series of troubleshooting articles dedicated the Apple iPhone 5C. In this latest installment we will tackle some of the latest issues that owners of this device are facing while it is running on iOS8. While some issues concerning this device can easily be resolved by simply rebooting the

How To Fix Common iPhone 5S Problems On iOS 8 [Part 2]

By Chad | November 18, 2014

Welcome to the second part in our series of troubleshooting articles dedicated to the Apple iPhone 5S. In this series we will be dealing with those 5S phones that have been updated to the latest iOS 8 software version and its other variant. As we all know, despite being the latest software with several improvements

Specifications

Memory

iPhone 5

  • 16/32/64GB ROM
  • 1GB RAM DDR2
  • no microSD card slot

iPhone 5S

  • 16/32/64GB ROM
  • 1GB RAM DDR3
  • no microSD card slot

iPhone 5C

  • 8/16/32GB ROM
  • GB RAM DDR2
  • no microSD card slot

OS & CPU

iPhone 5

  • iOS 6, upgradable to iOS 10.3.3
  • Apple A6 (32 nm)
  • Dual-core 1.3 GHz Swift (ARM v7-based)
  • PowerVR SGX 543MP3 (triple-core graphics)

iPhone 5S

  • iOS 7, upgradable to iOS 12.4
  • Apple A7 (28 nm)
  • Dual-core 1.3 GHz Cyclone (ARM v8-based)
  • PowerVR G6430 (quad-core graphics)

iPhone 5C

  • iOS 7, upgradable to iOS 10.3.3
  • Apple A6 (32 nm)
  • Dual-core 1.3 GHz Swift (ARM v7-based)
  • PowerVR SGX 543MP3 (triple-core graphics)

Audio

  • comes with a stereo loudspeaker
  • Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
  • Lightning to 3.5 mm headphone jack adapter

Battery

iPhone 5

  • Non-removable Li-Po 1440 mAh battery (5.45 Wh)
  • Stand-by Up to 225 h (2G) / Up to 225 h (3G)
  • Talk time Up to 8 h (2G) / Up to 8 h (3G)
  • Music play Up to 40 h

iPhone 5S

  • Non-removable Li-Po 1560 mAh battery (5.92 Wh)
  • Up to 250 h (2G) / Up to 250 h (3G)
  • Up to 10 h (2G) / Up to 10 h (3G)
  • Up to 40 h

iPhone 5C

  • Non-removable Li-Po 1510 mAh battery (5.73 Wh)
  • Up to 250 h (2G) / Up to 250 h (3G)
  • Up to 10 h (3G)
  • Up to 40 h

Display

iPhone 5

  • IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
  • 4.0 inches, 44.1 cm2 (~60.8% screen-to-body ratio)
  • 640 x 1136 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~326 ppi density)
  • Corning Gorilla Glass, oleophobic coating

iPhone 5S

  • IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
  • 4.0 inches, 44.1 cm2 (~60.8% screen-to-body ratio)
  • 640 x 1136 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~326 ppi density)
  • Corning Gorilla Glass, oleophobic coating

iPhone 5C

  • IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
  • 4.0 inches, 44.1 cm2 (~59.9% screen-to-body ratio)
  • 640 x 1136 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~326 ppi density)

 

Connectivity

  • Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, hotspot
  • Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP, LE
  • comes with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, QZSS
  • USB 2.0

Camera

iPhone 5

Main Camera

  • 8 MP, f/2.4, 33mm (standard), 1/3.2", 1.4µm, AF
  • Features LED flash, panorama, HDR
  • Video [email protected]

Selfie Camera

  • Modules 1.2 MP, f/2.4, 35mm (standard)
  • Features face detection, FaceTime over Wi-Fi or Cellular
  • Video [email protected]

iPhone 5S

Main Camera

Selfie Camera

  • 1.2 MP, f/2.4, 31mm (standard)
  • face detection, HDR, FaceTime over Wi-Fi or Cellular
  • [email protected]

iPhone 5C

Main Camera

  • 8 MP, f/2.4, 33mm (standard), 1/3.2", 1.4µm, AF
  • LED flash, panorama, HDR
  • [email protected]

Selfie Camera

Build

iPhone 5

  • Dimensions: 123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm (4.87 x 2.31 x 0.30 in)
  • Weight: 112 g (3.95 oz)
  • Front glass, aluminum body
  • Nano-SIM

iPhone 5s

  • Dimensions: 123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm (4.87 x 2.31 x 0.30 in)
  • Weight: 112 g (3.95 oz)
  • Front glass, aluminum body
  • Nano-SIM

iPhone 5C

  • Dimensions: 123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm (4.87 x 2.31 x 0.30 in)
  • Weight: 132 g (4.66 oz)
  • Front glass, plastic body
  • Nano-SIM