Phone Comparison - Apple iPhone 5 vs Apple iPhone 5C vs Apple iPhone SE

Price Comparison (India) -

general General Info

Manufacturer Apple Apple Apple
Announced September 2012 September 2013 March 2016
Status Available - September 2012 Available - September 2013 Available - March 2016
Price - - Rs. 21,499 ($399.00) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, White White, Blue, Green, Yellow, Pink Space Gray, White/Silver, Gold, Rose Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm
(4.87 x 2.31 x 0.3 in)
124.4 x 59.2 x 8.97 mm
(4.9 x 2.33 x 0.35 in)
123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm
(4.87 x 2.31 x 0.3 in)
Weight 112 g (3.95 oz) 132 g (4.66 oz) -
SIM Type - - Single-SIM
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO - for Verizon
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 700 MHz Class 17 / 2100 - for AT&T LTE LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features - - - Fingerprint Sensor
Notification LED - - Yes

hardware Hardware and OS

OS iOS 6 iOS 7.0.1 iOS 9.3
Processor Dual-core 1.2 GHz, Apple A6 Dual-core 1.3 GHz Swift, Apple A6 Dual-core 1.84 GHz Twister, Apple A9
GPU PowerVR SGX 543MP3 PowerVR SGX 543MP3 PowerVR GT7600
RAM 1 GB 1 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB storage 16/32 GB 16/64 GB
External Memory No No No

display Display

Type LED-backlit IPS TFT, capacitive touchscreen LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen LED-backlit IPS LCD, Capacitive Touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.0 inches 4.0 inches 4.0 inches
Resolution 640 x 1136 pixels (326 ppi) 640 x 1136 pixels (326 ppi) 640 x 1136 pixels (326 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 60.84% 59.93% 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 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels, Backside Illumin 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 12 MP
Flash LED flash LED flash Dual-LED (Dual Tone)
Features Touch Focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, HDR Auto focus, TTouch Focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR Phase Detection Autofocus, f/2.2, 29mm, 1/3" sensor size, 1.22 ┬Ám pixel size, geo-tagging, simultaneous 4K video and 8MP image recording, touch focus, face/smile detection, HDR (photo/panorama)
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, LED video light, video stabilization, geo-tagging, face detection Yes, 1080p@30fps, video stabilization 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps,1080p@120fps, 720p@240fps
Front Camera Yes, 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, [Similar] Yes, 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, [Similar] 1.2 MP, f/2.4, 31mm, 720p@30fps, face detection, HDR [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps, LTE, 73 Mbps; Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps HSPA+, LTE HSPA, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP v4.2, A2DP, LE
Wi-Fi 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 Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, hotspot
USB Yes, Lightning Port Yes, Lightning Port v2.0, Reversible Connector
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML (Safari) HTML (Safari) HTML5 (Safari)

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 16/32 GB, 1 GB RAM 16/64 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No No No

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported fingerprint 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 supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Po Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery
Capacity 1440 mAh 1510 mAh 1642 mAh
Stand by Up to 225 h Up to 250 h (2G)
Up to 250 h (3G)
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Talk Time Up to 8 h Up to 10 h (3G) -