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Apple iPhone 5s

Apple iPhone 5S - Verizon Unlocked


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Apple iPhone 5s
Nokia Lumia 1520
Samsung Galaxy Note 3
LG G2
Apple iPhone 5c
Apple iPhone 5S - Verizon Unlocked
Nokia Lumia 1520 Unlocked LTE Smartphone
Samsung Galaxy Note 3(LTE)
LG G2, Black (Verizon Wireless)
Apple iPhone 5c 16GB (Unlocked) Smartphone
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Release Date
Sep 2013
Nov 2013
Sep 2013
Sep 2013
Sep 2013
Carrier
Verizon
Verizon, AT-T
AT-T, T-Mobile, Verizon, Sprint
Verizon
AT-T, Verizon, Sprint
Phone Features
Touchscreen, Email, GPS, Integrated Camera, Games, 3G, 4G
Touchscreen, Integrated FM Radio, Email, GPS, Integrated Camera, Games, 3G, 4G
Touchscreen, Integrated FM Radio, Email, GPS, Integrated Camera, Games, Java, 3G, 4G
Touchscreen, Integrated FM Radio, Email, GPS, Integrated Camera, Games, Java, 3G, 4G
Touchscreen, Email, GPS, Integrated Camera, Games, 3G, 4G
Digital Camera Resolution
8.0 MP
20.0 MP
13.0 MP
8.0 MP
8.0 MP
Installed RAM (GB)
1.0 GB
2.0 GB
3.0 GB
1.0 GB
1.0 GB
Screen Size(Diagonal)
4.0 inch
6.0 inch
5.7 inch
4.7 inch
4.0 inch
Processor Type
Dual-core 1.3 GHz Cyclone, Dual-core 1.3 GHz Cyclone (ARM v8-based), Apple A7
Quad-core 2.2 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800
Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400, Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex A7 & dual-core 1.7 GHz Cortex A15, Exynos 5260, Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400 (N9005, N9002)/ Quad-core 1.9 GHz Cortex-A15 & quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7 (N9000), Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 (N9005, N9002)/ Exynos 5 Octa 5420 (N9000)
Quad-core 2.26 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800, Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7, Qualcomm MSM8226 Snapdragon 400
Dual-core 1.3 GHz Swift, Dual-core 1.3 GHz Swift (ARM v7-based), Apple A6
Battery Capacity
1560.0 mAh
3400.0 mAh
3200.0 mAh
2440.0 mAh
1510.0 mAh
Operating System
iOS 7.0.1, iOS 7, upgradable to iOS 7.1.2, upgradable to iOS 8.1.2
Microsoft Windows Phone 8 Black, Microsoft Windows Phone 8, upgradeable to v8.1
Android 4.3 (Jelly Bean), Android OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean), upgradable to v4.4.2 (KitKat)
Android 4.2.2 (Jelly Bean), Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean), upgradable to v4.4.2 (KitKat), v4.4.2 (KitKat)
iOS 7.0.1, iOS 7, upgradable to iOS 7.1.2, upgradable to iOS 8.1.2

the iPhone 5s is more expensive than any of the competition's flagships, and by a good margin too.

Most of the big hitters (Spotify, Facebook, Twitter etc.) are there, but there are some high profile absentees and the quality, regularity of updates and variety of apps is patchy at best.

insufficient red color

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The texting (SMS) app is a little ugly by default, but you can tweak that if you need to.

Virtually same as iPhone 5.