Apple iPhone 5s

  • Apple iPhone 5s
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The iPhone 5s is the Apple’s latest flagship handset. The iPhone 5s is powered by a first of its kind 64-bit A7 processor and the same 4" Retina display as its predecessor. It also includes a fingerprint reader dubbed Touch ID, HD video capture at 720p at 120FPS that can also perform slow motion at 120FPS. Battery life on the iPhone 5s is rated for 10 hours of 3G talk time, LTE browsing, Wi-Fi browsing and video.

Expert reviews and ratings

By TechSpot on 90

As an incremental update, the new iPhone 5s borrows heavily from its predecessor, building upon its solid foundation yet adding an all-new 64-bit A7 processor, the Touch ID fingerprint reader, a totally revamped operating system, while also learning a few new software tricks that enhance how the camera operates.

By PC Advisor on

With the announcement of the new metal design Samsung Galaxy Alpha , we've put it up against the Apple iPhone 5S. Find out what the difference is in our Samsung Galaxy Alpha vs iPhone 5S comparison. See also : Best smartphones: The best phone you can buy...

By Macworld UK on

The Xperia Z2 offers expandable storage and a marginally better camera. It is water- and dustproof, offers stereo speakers and has an NFC chip. Moreover later versions of Android are not to be feared. We can't say that you should abandon iPhone and go...

By Know Your Mobile on 90

The iPhone 5s is the best smartphone Apple has ever made and the fastest smartphone on the planet. If you are a speed junkie or a fitness buff, ditch your iPhone 5 for the iPhone 5s. It's well worth it. It's also worth it for the camera...

By Expert Reviews on

Now that we've got both phones in the building, we've gone beyond mere specification comparisons to include benchmark figures, camera comparisons, battery life and detailed display results to deliver a final verdict on which is the better phone....

By Phone Arena on

As its predecessor, the Sony Xperia Z2 is an excellent cameraphone and a worthy competitor to the best shooters out there. Sony's flagship performed commendably in most of our tests, outrunning all of the challengers but the Galaxy S5. Failures...

By mobilephones.com on 91

In many ways, the iPhone 5s is identical in build and appearance to the iPhone 5.It has the same sized 4-inch screen, and is identical in size, shape and weight as the iPhone 5. Because of this, the phone feels really slim and light in your hand, and has...

By Phone Arena on

Sony's flagship refresh in the Xperia Z2 entered the scene just recently, offering a level of refinement that exceeds the company's previous efforts. The Z2 is more polished, powerful, and feature-full than ever. Obviously, however, the competition is...

By Phone Arena on 75

We knew that the Huawei Ascend P7 and the Oppo Find 7a, along with their 13MP cameras, had plenty of potential, but we didn't expect them to be this good. We were surprised by all the detail that the Find 7a captured in its photos, while the images...

By Macworld UK on

The iPhone 5s, Apple's flagship smartphone, has been available to buy since September, so it's not surprising that everyone's now looking to the not too distant future and talking about what to expect from the iPhone 6. Here, we've used the most viable...

By thunderbaylive.com on

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By Phone Arena on 73

So, we wanted to know how the 16MP camera on the Samsung Galaxy S5 performs, and the results from our comparison are now in. The answer is not going to surprise anyone – the phone is ideal for taking photos and videos under a broad range of...

By Phone Arena on

Samsung's 2014 flagship, the Galaxy S5, broke away from its predecessors' heritage with a water-resistance certification, and a new “perforated” rear cover design. That's not all, though, as Samsung also went after the Touch ID fingerprint sensor in...

By TechRadar AU on 90

The iPhone 5S is, predictably, the best iPhone ever from Apple - but what's intriguing is just how much we enjoyed using this evolutionary device. There's always an apathy with any kind of 'S' device from Apple, as it's historically just the same thing...

By ePHOTOzine on 70

The camera on the 5S is the best iPhone one yet, but it falls short of receiving our recommendation award. Yes, you can take great pictures, but it's still frustrating that Apple haven't allowed more manual controls over shooting. There are apps...

By Phone Arena on

Shopping for a new smartphone is an experience in itself, one that requires ample time researching before heading off to a carrier store, seeing that the decisive purchase will ultimately mean you’ll be stuck with a particular phone for the next...

By techview.co on

It was always gonna be inevitable – a new smartphone is released and talk turns to whether it can challenge the Apple iPhone and Samsung Galaxy for smartphone dominance. Whilst in past years the main comparison was against Apple's iPhone, the rise in...

By Phone Arena on

We have to admit it, guys. We were not excited when we learned that the new HTC One will use an UltraPixel camera, just like its 2013 predecessor. But now, after putting the phone's camera through its paces, our skepticism has vanished for the most...

By GadgetReview on 87

The iPhone 5s is between good and great, and it's an excellent option if upgrading for a new...

By imore.com on

6-months later Overall the iPhone 5s is as good a phone now as it was when I first bought it back in September of 2013. In many appreciable ways it's even better. Some of that is thanks to bug fixes like the Home screen crash patch or the Touch...