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Apple iPhone 5 (2012) review

The detailed specifications, photos and introductory video of the Apple iPhone 5 (IP5). The list of the competitors most often compared to the Apple iPhone 5 smartphone.

Apple iPhone 5 / IP5

The Apple iPhone 5 (IP5) smartphone released in 2012. It is powered by Apple A6 chipset, 1 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage.

The Apple iPhone 5 runs on iOS 6 out of the box. It comes with a Li-Po 1440 mAh, non-removable battery. It features a 4 inches IPS display with 640 x 1136 px resolution. The IPS technology is one of the most leading LCD technologies in the world.

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Apple iPhone 5 (IP5) specifications

Brand
Apple
Name
iPhone 5
Type
IP5
Launch
2012

Body

Weight
112 g
Dimensions
123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm
Colors
black/slate
white/silver
SIM type
Nano SIM

System

The Apple iPhone 5 runs on iOS 6 out of the box, but the iPhone 5's firmware can be upgraded to a newer version of OS.

OS
iOS 6
Chipset
Apple A6
CPU
Dual-core 1.3 GHz Swift
GPU
PowerVR SGX543 MP3

Display

Screen size is measured in inches, diagonally from corner to corner. The 4 inches IPS capacitive touch screen with 640 x 1136 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Technology
IPS
Size
4 inches
Resolution
640 x 1136 px
Multitouch
yes

Memory

The smartphone's memory (1 GB) cannot be expanded.

RAM
1 GB
Internal storage
16 GB
External storage
no

Camera

The camera of the Apple iPhone 5 is equipped with autofocus. Autofocus is a camera feature that fine-tunes the focus of the camera, it is a nice feature of this smartphone.

Front camera
1.2 MP
Rear camera
8 MP
3264 x 2448 px
autofocus
Flash
LED

Connectivity

iPhone 5 is 3G and 4G capable. This smartphone has a built-in GPS receiver. GPS is a satellite based navigation system that allows the determination of the exact geographical location on Earth. This Apple smartphone doesn't have FM radio receiver.

GSM
850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network
2G / 3G / 4G
WLAN
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n
Bluetooth
v4.0, A2DP, LE
GPS
A-GPS, GLONASS
NFC
no
FM radio
no
USB
Lightning
Audio
3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Po 1440 mAh, non-removable battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup.

Type
Li-Po 1440 mAh, non-removable

Features

The smartphone sensors measure physical quantities and transmit them to the application processor. The phones's accelerometer is a built-in electronic component that measures tilt and motion. The proximity sensor detects when a user is holding the phone near their face during a call and turns off the display to prevent keypad presses and battery consumption from the display.

Sensors
accelerometer
compass
gyroscope
proximity

Links

Official site
http://www.apple.com/

The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the Apple iPhone 5, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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