Phone Comparison - ZTE Era vs Apple iPhone 5S

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general General Info

Manufacturer ZTE Apple
Announced February 2012 September 2013
Status Available - December 2012 Available - September 2013
Colors Black Black/Slate, White/Silver
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 7.8 mm thickness
(0.31 in thickness)
123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm
(4.87 x 2.31 x 0.3 in)
Weight - 112 g (3.95 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
4G Network - LTE 700 MHz Class 17 / 1700 / 2100
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) iOS 7.0.1
Processor Quad-core 1.3 GHz, Nvidia Tegra 3 [Similar] Dual-core 1.3 GHz Cyclone, Apple A7 with M7 Motion Coprocessor [Similar]
GPU ULP GeForce [Similar] PowerVR G6430 [Similar]
RAM 1 GB [Browse Similar] 1 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 8 GB storage 16/32/64 GB storage
External Memory microSD, up to 32GB No

display Display

Type TFT capacitive touchscreen LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.3 inches [Similar] 4.0 inches [Similar]
Resolution 540 x 960 pixels (256 ppi) [Similar] 640 x 1136 pixels (326 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio - 60.84%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes
Radio Stereo FM radio with RDS No
Games Yes Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels [Similar] 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED flash dual-LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging Auto focus, 1.5 ┬Ám pixel size, Simultaneous HD video and image recording, touch focus, geo-tagging, face detection, panorama, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps, 720p@120 fps, video stabilization
Front Camera Yes, VGA [Similar] Yes, 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 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, v3.0 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v4.0 with A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, UMA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB (MHL) v2.0 Yes, Lightning Port
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML5, Adobe Flash HTML (Safari)

memory User Memory

Internal 8 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 16/32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32GB No

Apps Sensors

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

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1440 mAh
Stand by Up to 250 h
Talk Time Up to 10 h