PhoneRocket Review Our evaluation of iPhone 5s vs iPhone 5

Performance

Processing power and speed

Passmark, Geekbench and BrowserMark

Graphics

3D and 2D graphics

iPhone 5s
10.0
iPhone 5
7.1
GLBenchmark 2.5 and GLBenchmark 2.7

Battery Life

How long will the battery last

Talk time (3G), Standby time and Battery capacity

Reviews

How do our trusted review sites rank these products?

Reviews from techradar.com, gsmarena.com, phonearena.com, pocket-lint.com and fudzilla.com

No winner declared

Too close to call

Benchmarks Real world tests of iPhone 5s vs 5

geekbench Processor and memory performance

iPhone 5s
2,523
iPhone 5
707

passmark Processor performance including multiple coresData courtesy Passmark

iPhone 5s
4,905
iPhone 5
3,467

BrowserMark How fast does the web browser load pages

iPhone 5s
3,621
iPhone 5
901

GLBenchmark 2.7 3D graphics performance

iPhone 5s
24.7 fps
iPhone 5
6.7 fps

GLBenchmark 2.5 3D graphics performance

iPhone 5s
53 fps
iPhone 5
29.8 fps

DxOMark photo quality How good is the phone's camera?

Differences What are the advantages of each

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Much faster web browser 3,621 vs 901 More than 4x better BrowserMark score
Much faster graphics 24.7 fps vs 6.7 fps Around 3.8x better GLBenchmark 2.7 score
Significantly better overall performance 2,523 vs 707 More than 3.5x better geekbench score
Takes higher quality video 72 vs 70 Around 5% better DxOMark video quality score
Takes higher quality photos 78 vs 74 More than 5% better DxOMark photo quality score
Much better theoretical download speed 100 Mb/s vs 20 Mb/s 5x better theoretical download speed; enjoy lightning fast downloads on modern networks
Supports multitasking Yes vs No Somewhat common; Run multiple apps at once
Back view of Apple iPhone 5

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Apple iPhone 5

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Store significantly more stuff 64 GB vs 16 GB 4x more storage capacity; free yourself from memory cards

Reviews Word on the street

iPhone 5s  vs

9.3
9.0
Without a doubt, it’s a pretty cool and slick feature, especially when the audio also receives the same slow motion treatment as well.
iPhone 5s

Specifications Full list of technical specs

screen

iPhone 5s  vs
Type IPS LCD Super IPS LCD2
Size 4" 4"
Resolution 1136 x 640 1136 x 640
Touchscreen Capacitive Capacitive
Multitouch Yes Yes
PPI 325 ppi 325 ppi

sensors

Has an assisted GPS Yes Yes

music

Supports FM radio No No

software

Operating system iOS 7 iOS 10
Multitasking Yes No
App store Apple App Store Apple App Store
Adobe flash support No No
App store size 825,000 apps 825,000 apps

connectivity

Acts as a wi-fi hotspot Yes Yes
Supports NFC No No
Bluetooth Bluetooth v4.0 Bluetooth v4.0

form factor

iPhone 5s  vs
Weight 112 g 112 g
Thickness 7.6 mm 7.6 mm
Size 58.6 x 123.8 x 7.6 mm 58.6 x 123.8 x 7.6 mm

hardware

Clock speed 1.3 GHz 1.3 GHz
Number of cores Dual core Dual core
RAM 1 GB 1 GB
Internal storage 16 GB 64 GB

photo & video

Camera 8 MP 8 MP
Resolution 8 MP 8 MP
Flash Yes Yes
Secondary camera 1.2 MP 1.2 MP
Video resolution 1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps 1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps

cellular

Generation 4G 4G
Networks
LTE Cat3 (100 Mb/s)
HSUPA (5.76 Mb/s)
CDMA (0.01 Mb/s)
EDGE (0.38 Mb/s)
LTE (20 Mb/s)
HSDPA+ (42.2 Mb/s)
UMTS (0.38 Mb/s)
GPRS (0.01 Mb/s)
GSM (0.01 Mb/s)

battery

Talk time (3G) 600 min 480 min
Standby time 14,976 min 13,536 min
Capacity 1,560 mA·h 1,440 mA·h
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