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general General Info

Manufacturer Apple Apple
Announced September 2012 October 2014
Status Available - September 2012 Available - October 2014
Price - Rs. 30,150 ($443.38) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, White Space Gray, Silver, Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm
(4.87 x 2.31 x 0.3 in)
240 x 169.5 x 6.1 mm
(9.45 x 6.67 x 0.24 in)
Weight 112 g (3.95 oz) 437 g / 444 g (15.41 oz / 15.66 oz)
2G Network 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
4G Network LTE 700 MHz Class 17 / 2100 - for AT&T LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM , Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features - - Fingerprint sensor (Touch ID)

hardware Hardware and OS

OS iOS 6 iOS 8.1
Processor Dual-core 1.2 GHz, Apple A6 [Similar] Dual-core 1.3 GHz Cyclone (ARM v8-based), Apple A8X [Similar]
GPU PowerVR SGX 543MP3 [Similar] PowerVR G6430 (quad-core graphics) [Similar]
RAM 1 GB [Browse Similar] 1 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB storage 16/64/128 GB
External Memory No No

display Display

Type LED-backlit IPS TFT, capacitive touchscreen LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.0 inches [Similar] 9.7 inches [Similar]
Resolution 640 x 1136 pixels (326 ppi) 1536 x 2048 pixels (264 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 60.84% 71.58%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels, Backside Illumin [Similar] 5 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED flash No
Features Touch Focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, HDR Auto focus, 1.12┬Ám Pixel Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, HDR (photo/panorama)
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, LED video light, video stabilization, geo-tagging, face detection 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, [Similar] 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, Face [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
3G 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, 150 Mbps; EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP v4.0, A2DP, EDR
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Plus Cellular Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, Lightning Port v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML (Safari) HTML5 (Safari)

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 16/64/128 GB, 1 GB RAM DDR3
Expandable Storage No No

Apps Sensors

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

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Po Non-removable Li-Po Battery (32.4 Wh)
Capacity 1440 mAh 8600 mAh
Stand by Up to 225 h -
Talk Time Up to 8 h Up to 10 h (multimedia)