About Apple iPhone 5S
Apple Inc has released another of its high end, reputed smart phone with its unique iOS software. It has come up with the next phone in the series, the iPhone 5s with much better touch sensitivity and highly advance processor supported by a high end co–processor too. This smart phone was announced sometime in the first week of September, 2013. Later on it was released in the market in mid September, 2013. The previous version to this smart phone is the iPhone 5 which had a few drawbacks to itself. This 5s version had almost rectified the problems. iPhone 5C is a related phone but with lesser price. The iPhone 5s mostly targeted to the middle class and upper middle class customers. Those people who are so much used to ‘i’ products would be the major buyers of this smart phone. The USP of this smart phone is its unique design, high end processor and its durability. Now, let us discuss the other technical specifications of this smart phone and analyses its pros and cons eventually. Checkout the Apple iPhone 5S Price in UAE from different e-commerce stores.
DESIGN & DISPLAY
This smart phone is no different in terms of look and build from its previous models. It has its classy supreme sleekness with the well curves edges and soft body. This gives the phone a very premium look. Also its fully metallic back makes it slightly slippery. It comes with a length of 123.8 mm and a breadth of 58.6 mm. It has thickness of a mere 7.6 mm and weighs really less. It only has an average weight of 112 g. This makes this smart phone very handy and easy to operate. The display in this phone is a 4 inch retina display. It comes with a LED –backlit widescreen additionally having a Multi – Touch feature working on the IPS display technology. It comes with a pixel resolution of 1136 x 640 pixels. The contrast ratio is 800:1. The protection to the screen is given by the Corning Gorilla Glass that is Fingerprint resistant & oleophobic coating for the front screen. The maximum brightness is approximately 500 cd/m2. It comes in the classic three colours that every iPhone has been released in i.e., Silver, Gold and Space Gray.
PERFORMANCE & CONFIGURATION
iPhone 5S functions on the famous iOS 7 and this is upgradable to iOS 9.3 later after purchase. The chip set used in this phone is the Apple A7. This comes with a 64 bit processor which takes care of all the processing action within the phone. This 64 bit processor helps run all the high end apps without much lag. A Dual – Core Cyclone processor based on the ARM V8 technology is combined with motion co – processor, M7 for this purpose. The clock speed of the dual core processor is 1.3 GHz. The graphics interface is dealt using the Power VR G6430. The internal storage options available are 16 GB, 32 GB and 64 GB. There is no option of expandable storage using a micro SD card. The RAM used here is a 1 GB DDR3 type.
CAMERA & MULTIMEDIA
The main camera in iPhone 5S is 8 MP iSight camera with 1.5 micro pixel clarity. It has an aperture focal length of f/2.2 and a wide angle of 29 mm. It comes with a 1/3 inch sensor and a Dual LED flash. The additional features to support the camera are touch focus, geo tagging, HDR amongst many others. The front camera is around 1.2 MP with an aperture of f/2.3. It also has a wide angle of 31 mm. It comes with enhancement features like Face Time over Wi-Fi and face detection. The video recording in this smart phone is better with the back camera. Videos of 1080 p at the rate of 30 fps can be recorded using the main camera. The front camera can record with a resolution of 720 p at the rate of 120 fps. The audio clarity is very mediocre in this smart phone. It doesn’t have a functional FM Radio feature.
BATTERY & CONNECTIVITY
The power to Apple iPhone 5hs comes with a non – removable, Li – Po battery. It has a capacity of 1570 mAh. The power rating for this battery is 5.92 Wh. The standby time is up to 250 h in both 2G and 3G modes. It has a talk time of up to 10 h. This phone comes only with one sim facility. The sim should be a Nano sim. It works only on GSM network. It is compatible in both 3G and 4G modes. It also has the basic wireless connectivity features like Wi-Fi and Bluetooth v4.0.
PROS & CONS
The iPhone 5s has pretty good advantageous features like amazing home button with sapphire cut crystal sensing for the Touch ID option. It also comes with a amazing processor and a co – processor. The main camera is good too. The disadvantages though are its low RAM, battery and slightly high cost.