Apple iPhone 5c Summary and Introduction
Apple iPhone 5c smartphone was released in November 2015. The touchscreen smartphone is a one SIM phone with a plastic design measuring 124.4 x 59.2 x 9 mm or 4.90 x 2.33 x 0.35 inches (height – width – thickness) which weigh 132 grams.
The iPhone 5c is available in various colors which are Green, Yellow, White, Blue, Pink while there are 3 available models or trims of the iPhone 5c which are the 8GB model, 16GB model and 32GB model.
The device is able to store up to 1510 mAh charges which is not so good when compared to battery capacity of some smart phones like Android Samsung Galaxy S7 which is able to store up to 3000mAh charge and has a better battery life.
Apple iPhone 5c Key Specs
|Resolution||640 by 1136 pixel|
Price: How much does Apple iPhone 5c cost?
You can get the iPhone 5c in the US for $353 while the price on Canada starts at $454 depending on online retailer you choose from below.
In Australia, the price starts at $470 but the price of iPhone 5c in UK is £262 while the EU countries can buy iPhone 5c for €30.
In Africa, you can buy the iPhone 5c in Nigeria for ₦127,000 and Kenya for KSh 35,000 while in Asia, specifically India, the price of iPhone 5c is RS 24,000
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The iPhone 5c LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen display occupies approximately 59.9% of the smartphone body, setting the screen display size at 4.0 inches with screen resolution at 640 pixel by 1136 pixel and screen density, PPI at 326 pixels per inch.
The iPhone 5c was redesigned, instead of the usual aluminum design, polycarbonate housing was used which is strengthened by a steel band. However due to the material of the design changes, the phone weighs 132grams which is quite heavy but still lighter than the older iPhone models.
The Apple smartphone is considerably thicker but closely similar to the design of iPod touch models but in different finishes.
Other minor changes in design is a different camera assembly and a design mute/ringer switch.
Apple iPhone 5c design is very durable as have been praised by a lot of users. The inside of the iPhone 5c case is lined with soft microfiber with the outside being made of silicone.
It comes in six finishes – black, white, pink, yellow, blue and green.
iPhone 5c runs on Apple iOS operating system with performance backed by a 1GB RAM and Dual – Core processing unit clocking at speeds of 1.3 GHz. The Internal storage size of the iPhone 5c is available at 8GB, 16GB and 32GB.
The operating system is based on the concept of direct manipulation, using multi-touch gestures, interlock elements consists of sliders, switches and buttons Internal accelerometers are used by some applications to respond to shaking the device or rotating it vertically.
The designer of the Apple iOS 7 element described the update as bringing order to complexity highlighting features such as refined typography, new icons, translucency, layering, physics and gyroscope driven parallaxing.
Apple iPhone 5c has both a rear or primary camera and a front or secondary camera.
iPhone 5c comes with 8-megapixels for the rear or primary camera with f/2.4 aperture while a 1.2-megapixel front or secondary camera is stationed for additional camera support.
A smaller aperture on smartphones creates much better natural pictures than a wider aperture because it lets in more light.
The smartphone which retained its 8MP rear camera has a different camera assembly.
The front camera is accessible through facetime and camera app has a lower resolution at 1.2 megapixels. However Apple iPhone 5c does not support snapping still photo while video recording and digital zooming.
Battery Capacity and Sensors
iPhone 5c packs a non-removable Li-Polymer 1510mAh to power all the above features and more, like the connectivity options which includes Wi-Fi, 4G LTE, Bluetooth, GPS and sensors which includes gyroscope, accelerometer, proximity, compass and light sensor.
The Apple smartphone has an integrated battery and cannot be replaced by users, the battery is able to last for 225hours of stand by time and 8 hours of talk time.
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Apple iPhone 5c Full Specifications
|Device Name||Apple iPhone 5c|
|Released Date||Released November 2013|
|Dimensions and Size||124.4 x 59.2 x 9 mm (4.90 x 2.33 x 0.35 inches)|
|Weight (in grams)||132 g|
|Colors||Green, Yellow, White, Blue, Pink|
|Number of SIM||One|
|Battery Capacity||1510 mAh|
|Stand-by||250 hours (3G)|
|Talk time||10 hours (3G)|
|Screen Type||LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors|
|Screen Size (inches)||4.0 inches|
|Resolution||640 x 1136 pixels|
|Pixels Per Inch (PPI)||326 ppi pixel density|
|Colors||16 million colors|
|Operating System||iOS 7 can be upgraded to iOS 10.3.3|
|Processor Type or Chipset||Apple A6|
|Processor||Dual-core 1.3 GHz Swift|
|Internal Storage||8GB, 16GB and 32GB|
|Expandable Storage Type||–|
|Maximum Expandable Storage||–|
|Front or Secondary||1.2-megapixel|
|Rear or Primary||8-megapixel, f/2.4 aperture|
|Features||1/3.2″ sensor size, 1.4 µm pixel size, touch focus, 33mm, autofocus, LED flash, geo-tagging, face detection, panorama, HDR (photo/panorama)|
|Wifi or Wi-Fi||Yes|
|WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n|
|Network Technology||GSM/ CDMA/ HSPA/ LTE|
|Compass or Magnetometer||Yes|
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