Apple iPhone 5s Specs, review, opinions, comparisons

Discover all the technical specs of the Apple iPhone 5s - from its camera and display to performance and battery life.
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Apple iPhone 5s Specs, review, opinions, comparisons
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Apple iPhone 5s is a 2013 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 Cyclone (ARM v8-based) CPU with 16/32/64 GB, 1 GB RAM DDR3 memory. The battery is 1560 mAh.

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Apple iPhone 5s specs

General specs

Brand and model

Apple iPhone 5s

Release date

2013, September


123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm (4.87 x 2.31 x 0.3 in)


112 g (3.95 oz)

Body build

Front glass, aluminum body


Space Gray, White/Silver, Gold


1560 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Po

Battery life

Stand by time- Up to 250 h (2G) / Up to 250 h (3G)
Talking time- Up to 10 h (2G) / Up to 10 h (3G)
Music play - Up to 40 h

Approximate price330 EUR



LED-backlit IPS LCD


capacitive touchscreen

Display colors


Screen size

4" inc

Screen area

44.1 cm2

Screen format

16:9 (height:width)

Screen to body ratio


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/2.2, 29mm (standard), 1/3'', 1.5µm, AF


Dual-LED dual-tone flash, HDR

Video 1080p@30fps, 720p@120fps
DxOMark Main Score68
DxOMark Photo69
DxOMark Video66
Front camera, selfie

1.2 MP, Single


1.2 MP, f/2.4, 31mm (standard)


face detection, HDR, FaceTime over Wi-Fi or Cellular

Video 720p@30fps


Operating system OS

iOS 7, upgradable to iOS 12.1.3


- Apple A7 (28 nm)

Processor CPU

- Dual-core 1.3 GHz Cyclone (ARM v8-based)

Graphics processor GPU

- PowerVR G6430 (quad-core graphics)

External memory


Internal memory

16/32/64 GB, 1 GB RAM DDR3

Antutu 8 score 86541 (Rank 1027 of 1138)
Antutu 7 score 61322 (Rank 592 of 2128)
GeekBench 5 Single Core 259 (Rank 1041 of 1569)
GeekBench 5 Multi-Core 476 (Rank 1383 of 1564)

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
Edge Yes
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, hotspot
USB 2.0, proprietary reversible connector
Bluetooth 4.0, A2DP
Harmful irradiation
SAR - 1.12 W/kg (head)     1.18 W/kg (body)    
SAR EU - 1.00 W/kg (head)     0.80 W/kg (body)    

Music and Audio

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

Other features

- Sensors - Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
- Siri natural language commands and dictation
- Supported LTE Networks
Disclaimer: The information provided here is based on publicly available information and official specifications from Apple. While every effort has been made to provide accurate and reliable information, readers should be aware that specifications are subject to change and updates from Apple may not be reflected.

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Richard Taylor

Richard Taylor

Richard Taylor is a technology expert and journalist based in the UK. With a degree in Computer Science from the University of Birmingham, he provides insightful analysis and expert reviews of the latest smartphones and technology. His technical expertise, passion for technology and years of experience make him a trusted source in the industry.

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Frequently Asked Questions

The base approximate price of the Apple iPhone 5s was around 330 EUR after it was officially announced. At this point, the price may be lower.
The official release date is 2013, September.
The weight of the Apple iPhone 5s is 112 g.
The screen size of the Apple iPhone 5s is 4" inches.
The size of the Apple iPhone 5s is 123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm (HxWxD).

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