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Apple iPhone 5s

Apple iPhone 5s
Brand: Apple
Category: Mobile
  • CPU: Dual-core 1.3 GHz Cyclone (ARM v8-based)
  • RAM: 1 GB RAM DDR3
  • Storage: 16/32/64 GB
  • Display: 4.0 inches, LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
  • Camera: 8 MP
  • Battery: Non-removable Li-Po 1560 mAh battery

Apple iPhone 5s - Specs


  • Announced
    2013, September
  • Status


  • OS
    iOS 7, upgradable to iOS 11.2.5
  • Dimensions
    123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm
  • Build
    Front glass, aluminum body
  • Weight
    112 g
  • SIM
  • Color
    Space Gray, White/Silver, Gold


  • CPU
    Dual-core 1.3 GHz Cyclone (ARM v8-based)
  • Chipset
    Apple A7
  • GPU
    PowerVR G6430 (quad-core graphics)


  • 2G Band
    GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - all models
  • 3G Band
    HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
  • 4G Band
    LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 8(900), 13(700), 17(700), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900)


  • Type
    LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
  • Size
    4.0 inches
  • Resolution
    640 x 1136 pixels
  • Protection
    Corning Gorilla Glass, oleophobic coating
  • Multitouch


  • Capacity
    Non-removable Li-Po 1560 mAh battery
  • Talk time
    Up to 10 hrs (2G) / Up to 10 hrs (3G)
  • Music play
    Up to 40 hrs


  • Primary
    8 MP
  • Features
    Auto Focus, Flash light, geo-tagging, face/smile detection, HDR (photo/panorama)
  • Video
    1080p@30fps, 720p@120fps
  • Front
    1 MP


  • WLAN
    Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, hotspot
  • Bluetooth
    4.0, A2DP
  • GPS
    Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
  • USB
    2.0, proprietary reversible connector
  • Radio


  • Sensors
    Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
  • Messaging
    iMessage, SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email
  • Browser
    HTML5 (Safari)
  • Extra
    Siri natural language commands and dictation, iCloud cloud service, Document editor, Audio/video/photo editor


  • Internal
    16/32/64 GB
  • Card slot


  • Alert types
    Vibration, proprietary ringtones
  • Loudspeaker
  • 3.5mm jack

Our Rating

The overall rating is based on review by our experts

7.9 4.0 1
  • Design 9 / 10
  • Display 9 / 10
  • Battery 8 / 10
  • Camera 8 / 10
  • Connectivity 8 / 10
  • Features 8 / 10
  • Performance 8 / 10
  • Multimedia 8 / 10
  • Usability 5 / 10

Since the evolution of smartphones, and the rapid transition the world has made from contemporary keypad phones to touchscreens, and regular phones to smartphones, Apple has been the pioneers in mobile phone revolution. The company is among the very first ones to release touchscreen smartphones and has since then always remained distinguished. From their specs to design Apple has always remained the ‘elite’ ones in the industry.

Following their tradition of cutting the edge, Apple released its Apple iPhone 5S in 2013, when the smartphone race was at its peak with latest brands entering and making a mark. Yet Apple with releasing the Apple iPhone 5S, made sure it tops them all. The most prominent Apple iPhone 5S features introduced were its excellent camera, a super-strong processor and Touch ID, which really proved as a step-up.

Among the Apple iPhone 5S specs, the camera comes with an 8MP rear camera which captures your best moments just perfectly, thanks to its 3264×2448 pixels, dual led flash and f2.2 aperture. It has further got some astounding software features which sets it apart from many phones released at the time; digital image stabilization, face detection, panorama photo and geotagging. Video recording features also sets It apart with the most prominent one being, the time lapse video shooting. The other big concern regarding a phone’s camera-its front camera has also been made sure is good enough. The 1.2mp front camera, captures the best selfies for your flaunting Instagram posts.

It has been mentioned above that the Apple iPhone 5S features a super-strong processor. Let us now break it down as to how it is declared ‘super-strong’. Coming with the Apple A7 system Chip, and dual core 1300 MHz cyclone ARMv, 64-bit processor, the Apple iPhone 5S has been made resilient enough to be called ‘super-strong’. Moreover, it has also got a powerful graphic processor- the Power VR G6430, and 1-GB RAM making the smartphone stand among one of the fastest phones.

The latest addition to the Apple iPhone 5S specifications was the Touch ID, which really was an up-game. With the Touch ID, Apple iPhone 5S users could now use biometric fingerprint authentication to unlock the phone and authorize purchases from the iTunes store. This was a whole new evolution in terms of smartphone security, which later many other brands followed.

When choosing a phone, one always considers how it looks like. The Apple iPhone 5S is a sim aluminum body phone with 4-inch display screen and comes in space grey white/silver and gold colors- each one having its own classy look. Furthermore, the 640×1136 pixel resolution is quite excellent to have.

Other Apple iPhone specs include the 1510 mAh battery which gives a decent enough battery of standby time up to 250-hrs and talk-time up to 10hr. The various sensors-accelerometer, gyro, proximity and compass are also a distinguishing feature of the phone. The phone has received decent ratings by many reviewers as well. It got a rating of 9.3/10 by phonearena.com, and cnet.com gave it a 4/5 star rating.

Most smartphone users in Pakistan demand a phone which is not very pricey and has maximum features and specs. On its launch in 2013, the Apple iPhone 5S was very expensive being released at a price of USD 650. However now, the price has now lowered down to almost the same as any average smartphone with average features. Then why not invest in one such phone which has everything you need, all the good features, and a high-end look- all in the same budget as any ordinary phone. Apple iPhone 5S is definitely a go-to for anyone looking for a good phone in a minimal budget.

Sadly, Pakistan does not have an Apple store yet, but no worries. You can get the iPhone 5S on many websites, where it is available at decent prices. Price range differs according to the seller and phone storage, the Apple iPhone 5S 64-GB is more expensive than Apple iPhone 5S 32-GB. Below are a few websites where the phone is available at:

The average Apple iPhone Price in Pakistan is around Rs.32000, and warranty duration also differs from 1-2 years depending on the website policies.

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