New iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C Now Available

Apple has launched the iPhone 5c alongside the iPhone 5s making which model to buy quite a difficult decision to make.

The 5s and the 5c look quite different in that the iPhone 5c is made from brightly coloured polycarbonate whilst the 5s arrives in three different metal finishes, namely space grey, gold and silver.  The 5c with its plastic casing and steel endoskeleton is sturdy but the 5s has a luxury feel.

All the dimensions of these phones are similar to previous versions and ports, switches and grilles are also set in a similar location to previous iPhones.  The 5c is 20g heavier than the 5s and is 1.4 mm thicker. The 4 inch screen is the same on both models and is easily readable even in bright sunlight. Both devices have a 640 s 1,136 retina-class display screen giving a 326ppi pixel density.

The 5s arrives with fingerprint sensor which is linked to the home button, enabling you to unlock the phone, browse the web or listen to music. Just place your finger on the home button and once registered the phone will conveniently unlock.

Both phones have an 8 megapixel rear camera with a 1.2 megapixel front camera. The iPhone 5s’s rear camera has a 15% larger sensor than that of the 5c. It also has a wider aperture of f/2.2 as opposed to the f/2.4 of the 5c. This should provide sharper images and with the 5s having a much improved flash, indoor snaps should be sharper. The iPhone 5s has a dual LED True Tone flash, a sapphire crystal lens cover and has Burst mode. This allows you to take 10 images per second allowing you to pick the best.  Both phones have 1080p video capture. The 5s however, boasts a  Slo-mo option which allows you to shoot 720p video at 120fps, thus allowing you to capture the best of any special moments.

The 5c has a 32-bit 1.3GHz dual-core Apple A6 CPU whilst the 5s features a 64-bit processor with dual-core 1.6GHz Apple A7. Both devices have 1GB of RAM and have 802.11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.0.

Both devices arrive with iOS 7 and with the 5s having a 64-bit operating system this should make the system twice as fast. Both phones should provide up to 10 hours of talk time and up to 250 hours on standby. With up to 10 hours on Wi-Fi and 10 hours of video playback you can also expect up to 40 hours of audio playback.

The iPhone 5s, with its fingerprint recognition sensor and 64-bit A 7 processor is by far the better phone of the two. The 5s is faster, has a better camera and is lighter than the 5c. The 5s has a more luxurious feel than the plastic coated 5c but if you like colour in your life then the iPhone 5c is the one for you. Though neither device is cheap and if you want the best, then the more expensive 5s is the phone for you.

Both the Apple iPhone 5s and the Apple iPhone 5c are available to order from Unlocked Mobiles.


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