Apple iPhone 5s smartphone

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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.

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Apple's smartphones have gone through years of conservative, incremental updates, but its latest models, the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, catch up to device offerings from other phone makers in a serious way. The revamping includes a larger 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch screen respectively, a better battery life, enhanced messaging capabilities, and smart tweaks to their keyboard interfaces. Their Touch ID fingerprint, which promises a safe transaction while eliminating the need to type in a PIN or perform other cumbersome steps, now support the new Apple Pay-wallet service.

Features & Specs - Apple iPhone 5s
info Other providers Consumer Cellular, Credo Mobile, U.S Cellular, Ting
info Total storage provided (GB) 16, 32, 64
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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Best Uses
I use this product mainly for communication and note-taking in a variety of environments. For this reason I thoroughly appreciate the display size (6.7 square inches) touchscreen with easily adjustable lighting and the fact that it is comfortable held sideways for qwerty based typing. The battery life lasts me well over a full day with constant use, and the processor allows for rapid internet access -- perfect for instant gratification. The iPhone quirks too are easy to learn--this coming from someone whose iPhone 5s was the first Apple phone they used, having previously owned a Droid. The only complaint I have concerns an Apple upgrade with the texting screen. An option to record your voice and send it to other iPhone users is available via a small microphone icon. This icon is easily accidentally hit while using the touch screen, and--without installing a couple additional updates--will not prompt you, asking for confirmation, before sending the sound bit. However, my one complaint aside, this phone's efficiency is so great that its successor, the iPhone 6, is not even worth getting. The iPhone 6 has a slightly upgraded processor and slightly--again--increased screen size and battery life. This iPhone 5S can not only keep pace with its successor, but now that the iPhone 6 is out, the 5s costs significantly less now as well.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
Battery life is a nightmare
Battery Life Power Cord
poor phone reception
too many dropped calls
Best Uses
I have the constant urge to throw out the cell phone. But I am a subscriber for two years. Numerous dropped calls and yet my monthly bill is about $180.00 for two phones. Battery lasts only half hour, despite charging overnight. Power cord connection wore out. I have to tape the cord to the phone so that the gadget will fully charge. Some emails are delivered garbled. Cannot view Adobe file attachments. Everything else works fine. Video and pics are of great quality. Good storage capacity. But I would not purchase another iphone, ever.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
(4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)
Fantastic Phone
Apples Apps
fingerprint id
Best Uses
I had a 4s before this, and loved it. The 5s has completely spoiled me with its fingerprint scanner, is always super snappy and uncomplicated, and comes with impressive free apps. Really good camera, and nice integration with my Civic and a lot of other stereos that come iPod equipped. Air Drop is much easier to use than NFC, and you can send almost anything even to your Mac or iPad instantly. <br />I was looking at reviews for the S5 because a friend had recently been disappointed with it and went back to the iPhone, and certainly, that Mike guy who writes the review is clearly an Android fan. Consumers Reports is the most unbiased source for anything, but they have not done this phone justice. I would highly recommend this phone to technical persons like myself, or to people like my mom who can only use something this simple and intuitive.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
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