Apple iPhone 5

  • Apple iPhone 5
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The Apple iPhone 5 is the latest flagship smartphone from Apple. The iPhone 5 features a 4-inch display retains the same 326 PPI density as its predecessor with an effective resolution of 1,126 x 640, and a new Lightning connector. The new handset now features 802.11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi with 802.11n supporting dual-band 2.4GHz and 5GHz frequencies. Bluetooth 4.0 is back in addition to GPS and GLONASS for location services.

Expert reviews and ratings

By TechSpot on 90

If you're coming from the 4S, it's worth evaluating how important things like a larger screen, more processing power and 4G LTE are to you. With iOS 6, the 4S gains features like FaceTime over cellular, panorama pictures, turn-by-turn GPS and Passbook.

By mobilephones.com on 88

Apple has gone down the evolution not revolution route with the aesthetic design of the new iPhone and produced a similar looking handset but with subtle differences. If it ain't broke is the order of the day here and an understandable one at that.The...

By gottabemobile.com on

Apple stopped selling the iPhone 5 back in September but that doesn't mean that Apple's flagship from 2012 has completely vanished. No, it's still alive and well thanks to carriers like Straight Talk and sites like eBay. It has been 480 days since the...

By TechRadar AU on 90

It's got a larger screen, a superb new design and generally all the moves required to make it into a worthy evolution. But as ever we can't get over the price of the iPhone 5, with very little reason to prove that spending all that extra cash brings a...

By The Inquirer on

GADGET DESIGNER Apple's iPhone 5S is the firm's latest flagship smartphone, which offers various feature updates or additions to try and tempt iPhone 5 users to upgrade. We've put the iPhone 5S up against its predecessor to see if it's worth upgrading...

By Know Your Mobile on 90

The rational behind the move is simple, according to 3G : “ It would have been priced very similarly to Apple's iPhone 5C . Continuing to sell the iPhone 5 would therefore have made the plastic, similarly specced, colourful iPhone 5C a less appealing...

By V3.co.uk on

Apple's iPhone 5S is the firm's latest flagship smartphone, and brings a range of new features to tempt users to upgrade or move over to the iOS family. We've put the 5S up against its predecessor, the iPhone 5, to see if it's worth upgrading from last...

By V3.co.uk on

Apple's iPhone 5C and iPhone 5 handsets are admittedly not very different from one another. Both sport 4in Retina displays, Apple A6 processors and run the firm's iOS 7 mobile operating system, so you might ask why we're bothering to compare the two...

By The Inquirer on

With Apple discontinuing the iPhone 5 following the launch of the iPhone 5C, we envision a sea of confused owners of Apple's last generation iPhone wondering whether it's worth upgrading to the repackaged iPhone 5C, which swaps out the high-end metal...

By Macworld UK on

The plastic case is basically the only difference between the iPhone 5 and iPhone 5C. The two phones are identical, sharing the same iSight camera, A6 processor, and Lightning connector. This has lead many to assume that the iPhone 5c is a repackaged...

By Phone Arena on

Sony is a company that Apple founder Steve Jobs truly admired, but ever since Apple entered the smartphone arena, Sony (back then it was still Sony Ericsson) has been having great difficulties surviving in this market. However, we've finally reached a...

By isource.com on

With two new iPhones on the market, buyers have plenty of questions. Should you upgrade from your iPhone 4 or 4S? What about the iPhone 5? And which of the two new models, the iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C, is the better buy? We've examine each to offer...

By isource.com on

Perhaps you saw our blow-by-blow comparison of the iPhone 5S, iPhone 5C, and iPhone 5 . Now that the devices our in our hands we wanted to revisit the topic and see on a closer level how last year's model compares to the 5S, since they both share a...

By Good Gear Guide on

Apple has lifted the lid on its next generation iPhone, simply called the iPhone 5. It features a thinner and lighter design, a larger "retina" display and comes with 4G LTE connectivity that will support the Telstra, Optus and Virgin Mobile 4G networks...

By Phone Arena on

The Apple iPhone 5 is the best selling smartphone on the planet, but Android phones of all breeds and kinds have encircled it from all sides, and its latest competitor comes from LG. Can the new and bold LG G2 offer a better experience than the iPhone...

By PC Advisor on

As per the rumours, Apple announced the iPhone 5C , it's new alternative and cheaper smartphone. So what's the difference between it and the now old iPhone 5 ? We take a look in our iPhone 5C vs iPhone 5 comparison review. See also : iPhone 5S vs iPhone...

By PC Advisor on

As expected, Apple announced the iPhone 5S , it's new flagship smartphone. So what's the difference between it and the old iPhone 5 ? We find out in our iPhone 5S vs iPhone 5 comparison review. (See also: iPhone 5C vs iPhone 5S comparison review: what's...

By Phone Arena on

The LG G2 has arrived, and it's obvious that the company's new flagship wants to be the baddest boy in town. As such, however, it has to prove that it can take on all the other bad boys in a series of intense tests. We've already published our review...

By Phone Arena on

LG is a brand name that has been absent from our routine smartphone camera comparisons for quite some time. That's because even though its recent high-end handsets have been pretty great overall, their cameras have always been a few steps behind the...

By Macworld UK on

Welcome to our iPhone 5 vs iPhone 5S article, where we'll be putting two generations of Apple's flagship iPhone head-to-head. We'll compare the iPhone 5 with features we expect to see in the iPhone 5S, Apple's new iPhone. Of course, until Apple...