Apple iPhone 5s smartphone

 
Approximate retail price:
$450
Summary:

The Apple iPhone 5s is a smartphone that runs on the iOS operating system. It has a 4-inch touch-screen display, an 8.0-megapixel camera, and a virtual QWERTY keyboard.

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About - Apple iPhone 5s

The Apple iPhone 5s is a smartphone that runs on the iOS operating system. It has a 4-inch touch-screen display, measures 4.9 by 2.3 by 0.3 inches and weighs 4.0 ounces.

The iPhone 5s has an 8-megapixel camera that can record high-definition video, a front-facing camera, and a music player. It also features a virtual QWERTY keyboard that's useful for messaging and Web searches. This phone has Wi-Fi, Bluetooth for wireless hands-free communication, and GPS navigation capability. Web browsing, e-mail, and texting capabilities are also included. It can act as a mobile hotspot for Wi-Fi-enabled devices.

This Apple phone has a standard 3.5mm jack. It has 16, 32, or 64GB of built-in memory.

About This Brand

Apple's latest models, the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus are considered an incremental change from the previous version. Two interesting new features include 3D Touch Display - a new twist on multi-touch display that takes into account how hard you press on the screen and for how long.  This lets it perform an impressive array of tasks, without backing out of an app.  Apple also bumped up the already great iPhone camera - jumping from 8 megapixels to 12, and adding for the first time, UltraHD video.  One s-series feature is Live Photos. In this mode, still images you take will become animated for 3 seconds.

Features & Specs - Apple iPhone 5s
info Other providers Consumer Cellular, Credo Mobile, U.S Cellular, Net 10, Ting
info Total storage provided (GB) 16, 32
info Camera (megapixels) 8
info Camera recording resolution 1080p
info Touch screen Yes
info QWERTY keyboard Yes
info Document editing No
info Music player Yes
info Voice command Yes
info GPS navigation Yes
info LTE Yes
info Wi-Fi Web, data, voice
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User Reviews - Apple iPhone 5s
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4.0
Ok, but not a huge step up from the 4s
9/7/2015
Pros
Fast and easy to use
Cons
Poor Battery Life
Best Uses
Comment:
Works well and has a great camera and screen. The battery life is terrible though. I will be replacing this phone within a year, and I'm very torn on wether I'd like another iPhone or not.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
 
5.0
Great phone easy to use
9/3/2015
Pros
Ease of Use
Good battery life
Good product
Great Camera
Great Features
Cons
Best Uses
versatile
Comment:
This is a company issued phone that I used for business and personal use. Worked so well that I bought my wife one. She loves it, and easy to learn to use, because she had an ipad already.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)
 
4.0
Gets better with each IOS upgrade; battery life issues
7/26/2015
Pros
Doesn't Fail
Great for music
Great size
Nice screen
Plenty of apps
Rock Solid Ios
Cons
Battery life
Best Uses
Your Primary Phone
Comment:
IOS is rock-solid stable. iTunes backup works seamlessly. <br />I've only had to reboot the phone once in a year. My previous Android phones crashed often. Phone works intuitively and I love its modest size (fits everywhere). A case is *mandatory* but I've found thin, flexible cases that don't add much to its size. Fingerprint security feature adds convenience once you've set it up properly. IOS still doesn't let you set non-disturb times by the day...that's annoying. Also, the manual don't disturb switch on the phone's side is a blessing and a curse (when you forget you've set it). NOTE: You must be pro-active to not drain the battery. Keep your display only as bright as you absolutely need; disable apps that want to stay on even when you don't need them. GPS-enabled Aps like Waze will drain your battery fast. Such pro-active mgmt will be a pain for those who aren't tech types.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
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