Apple iPhone 5S vs. iPhone 5C: Which one should you go for?

So now the Apple iPhone are launched for the next year. There would be multiple comparisons between them and other smartphones by consumers to choose a pick. But even before that when this is the first time ever when the Apple has launched two iPhone simultaneously, we should take a look at both and see what’s different in them.

Specifications Apple iPhone 5S Apple iPhone 5C
Body Metallic Polycarbonate
Color Gold, Silver and Space Gray Blue, Yellow, White, Green and Pink
Size 123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm 124.4 x 59.2 x 9 mm
Weight 112 g 132 g
Display 4 inches (640 x 1136 pixels) 4 inches (640 x 1136 pixels)
Processor Apple A7 Apple A6
RAM Not confirmed by Apple 1 GB
Memory 16/ 32 GB 16/ 32/ 64 GB
Camera 8 MP primary, 1.2 MP secondary 8 MP primary, 1.2 MP secondary
Connectivity 2G/ 3G/ 4G, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, GPS 2G/ 3G/ 4G, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, GPS
Battery Up to 10 hours talk time 1420 mAh (Up to 10 hours talk time)
OS iOS 7 iOS 7

But it’s more than that..

The tabular specifications just give a basic difference between these devices, but it’s much more than that. The iPhone 5S comes with-
1)The 64 bit processor

The A7 chip offers twice the performance of last gen processor in both processing and graphics processing department. Further the A7 is offering 64 bit support which when used with 64 bit apps will surely give better speed and efficiency.

2) Better camera

It might seem that iPhone 5S is having same 8 MP camera as of iPhone 5C, but it’s having 5 lens arrangement with f/2.2 aperture and 1.5 micron sensor size resulting in great images. It also has a True Tone flash which gives good images even in low light conditions.

3) Touch ID

The device has an enhanced security measure with the help of fingerprint sensor hidden neatly under the home button. This means that no longer you’ve remember and waste time in entering the passcode. All it requires is a quick fingerprint scan and you’re good to go for using the phone and purchasing anything from iTunes store.

Our choice..

According to the rumors; the 5C was targeted at the emerging markets and hence priced affordably. Unfortunately that’s not the case and iPhone 5C costs just a 100$ less than the iPhone 5S.  If the money is not an issue, then undoubtedly the iPhone 5S should be the best option due to its superb features, which also make it a bit future proof as well.

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