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Apple iPhone 5 Specs, review, opinions, comparisons

Discover all the technical specs of the Apple iPhone 5 - from its camera and display to performance and battery life.
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Apple iPhone 5 Specs, review, opinions, comparisons
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Apple iPhone 5 is a 2012 smartphone. It measures 123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm and weighs 112 g. It has a LED-backlit IPS LCD display measuring 4" inches. The resolution is 640 x 1136 and 326 ppi pixel density.

There is Single front camera with 1.2 MP. The main camera is Single with 8 MP.

It runs on Dual-core 1.3 GHz Swift (ARM v7-based) CPU with 16/32/64 GB, 1 GB RAM DDR2 memory. The battery is 1440 mAh.

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Apple iPhone 5 specs

General specs

Brand and model Apple iPhone 5
Release date 2012, September
Dimensions 123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm (4.87 x 2.31 x 0.3 in)
Weight 112 g (3.95 oz)
Body build Front glass, aluminum body
Colors Black/Slate, White/Silver
Battery 1440 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Po
Battery life
Stand by time- Up to 225 h (2G) / Up to 225 h (3G)
Talking time- Up to 8 h (2G) / Up to 8 h (3G)
Music play - Up to 40 h
Approximate price340 EUR

Screen

Technology LED-backlit IPS LCD
Touchscreen capacitive touchscreen
Display colors 16M
Screen size 4" inc
Screen area 44.1 cm2
Screen format 16:9 (height:width)
Screen to body ratio60.8%
Screen resolution 640 x 1136 px
PPI /points per inch/ 326 PPI
Screen protection Corning Gorilla Glass, oleophobic coating

Camera and Video

Rear camera, main 8 MP, Single
Camera specs
-8 MP, f/2.4, 33mm (standard), 1/3.2'', 1.4µm, AF
Functions LED flash, panorama, HDR
Video 1080p@30fps
Front camera, selfie 1.2 MP, Single
Specifications 1.2 MP, f/2.4, 35mm (standard)
Functions face detection, FaceTime over Wi-Fi or Cellular
Video 720p@30fps

Performance

Operating system OS iOS 6, upgradable to iOS 10.3.3
Chipset - Apple A6 (32 nm)
Processor CPU
- Dual-core 1.3 GHz Swift (ARM v7-based)
Graphics processor GPU - PowerVR SGX 543MP3 (triple-core graphics)
External memory No
Internal memory 16/32/64 GB, 1 GB RAM DDR2
Antutu 7 score13215 (Rank 1726 of 2084)

Communication and Connectivity

SIM card Nano-SIM
Network GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE
Show all network frequencies:
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat3 100/50 Mbps, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps
GPRS Yes
Edge Yes
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, hotspot
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
NFC
USB 2.0, proprietary reversible connector
Bluetooth 4.0, A2DP, LE
Harmful irradiation
SAR - 1.18 W/kg (head)     1.18 W/kg (body)    
SAR EU - 0.95 W/kg (head)     0.90 W/kg (body)    

Music and Audio

Radio No
Headphone jack Yes
Others
- 16-bit/44.1kHz audio
-Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic

Other features

- Sensors - Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
- Siri natural language commands and dictation
- Supported LTE Networks

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Frequently Asked Questions

The base approximate price of the Apple iPhone 5 was around 340 EUR after it was officially announced. At this point, the price may be lower.
The official release date is 2012, September.
The weight of the Apple iPhone 5 is 112 g.
The screen size of the Apple iPhone 5 is 4" inches.
The size of the Apple iPhone 5 is 123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm (HxWxD).
No, it does not support 5G
No, it is not waterproof.
No, it does not support fast charging.
No, it does not support wireless charging.
Yes, it supports Google gmail, youtube, etc.
There is Single main camera and Single selfi camera.
To turn on the phone, press and hold the power key until the logo appears on the screen, then release the key. If the phone does not turn on after a few seconds, connect the charger and try again in a minute.
To turn off the phone, press and hold the power key until the power icon appears, then drag it to the right.
To restart the phone, quickly press and release the volume up key, then the volume down key, and finally press and hold the power key until the logo appears on the screen, then release it. This may take up to 30 seconds.
To take a screenshot, press and release the volume up button and the power button at the same time. A thumbnail of the screenshot will appear immediately after that.