Phone Comparison - Apple iPhone 4 vs Apple iPhone 5 vs Apple iPhone 5S

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general General Info

Manufacturer Apple Apple Apple
Announced June 2010 September 2012 September 2013
Status Available - June 2010 Available - September 2012 Available - September 2013
Colors Black, White Black, White Black/Slate, White/Silver
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 115.2 x 58.6 x 9.3 mm
(4.54 x 2.31 x 0.37 in)
123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm
(4.87 x 2.31 x 0.3 in)
123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm
(4.87 x 2.31 x 0.3 in)
Weight 137 g (4.83 oz) 112 g (3.95 oz) 112 g (3.95 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO - for Verizon
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
4G Network - LTE 700 MHz Class 17 / 2100 - for AT&T LTE 700 MHz Class 17 / 1700 / 2100
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS iOS 4, upgradable to iOS 5 iOS 6 iOS 7.0.1
Processor 1 GHz Cortex-A8, Apple A4 Dual-core 1.2 GHz, Apple A6 Dual-core 1.3 GHz Cyclone, Apple A7 with M7 Motion Coprocessor
GPU PowerVR SGX535 PowerVR SGX 543MP3 PowerVR G6430
RAM 512 MB 1 GB 1 GB
Internal Memory 8/16/32 GB storage 16/32/64 GB storage 16/32/64 GB storage
External Memory No No No

display Display

Type LED-backlit IPS TFT, capacitive touchscreen LED-backlit IPS TFT, capacitive touchscreen LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 3.5 inches 4.0 inches 4.0 inches
Resolution 640 x 960 pixels (330 ppi) 640 x 1136 pixels (326 ppi) 640 x 1136 pixels (326 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 53.92% 60.84% 60.84%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio No No No
Games Yes + downloadable Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 5 MP, 2592 x 1944 pixels 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels, Backside Illumin 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash dual-LED flash
Features Auto focus, Touch Focus, Geo-tagging, HDR Touch Focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, HDR Auto focus, 1.5 ┬Ám pixel size, Simultaneous HD video and image recording, touch focus, geo-tagging, face detection, panorama, HDR
Video Yes, 720p@30fps, LED video light, geo-tagging Yes, 1080p@30fps, LED video light, video stabilization, geo-tagging, face detection Yes, 1080p@30fps, 720p@120 fps, video stabilization
Front Camera Yes, videocalling over Wi-Fi only [Similar] Yes, 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, [Similar] Yes, 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Class 10 (4+1/3+2 slots), 32 - 48 kbps Yes Yes
Edge Class 10, 236.8 kbps Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps, LTE, 73 Mbps; Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps, LTE, 100 Mbps; EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v2.1 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Plus Cellular Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, v2.0 Yes, Lightning Port Yes, Lightning Port
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML (Safari) HTML (Safari) HTML (Safari)

memory User Memory

Internal 8/16/32 GB storage, 512 MB RAM 16/32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 16/32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No No No

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC not supported NFC not supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Po Standard battery, Li-Po Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1420 mAh 1440 mAh 1440 mAh
Stand by Up to 300 h (2G)
Up to 300 h (3G)
Up to 225 h Up to 250 h
Talk Time Up to 14 h (2G)
Up to 7 h (3G)
Up to 8 h Up to 10 h