So finally Apple has announced its flagship iPhone series smartphone ‘iPhone 5S’ on 10th Sep 2013 in its California, US office.

Today we are sharing detailed review about ‘iPhone 5S’.

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Apple has launched iPhone 5S with a slogan of ‘Forward Thinking’ and they tried to prove their slogan message with the features and technology embedded in iPhone 5S.

‘IPhone 5S’ is first mobile that has been built on 64-bit mobile architecture. It is the world first smartphone that has fingerprint identity sensor and dual LED light. Apple has tried their best to make iPhone 5S an ahead in time smartphone.

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  • Height: 4.87 inches (123.8 mm)
  • Width: 2.31 inches (58.6 mm)
  • Depth: 0.30 inch (7.6 mm)
  • Weight: 3.95 ounces (112 grams)

There is no difference in dimensions and weight of iPhone 5S in comparison of iPhone 5 but once you hold it in your palm then you can see that is having much better ‘look & feel’ and comfort.


iPhone 5S Display

Screen size – 4 inch (diagonally) with multi touch display.

Screen Resolution – 1136*640 with 326ppi

Fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating on front

iPhone 5S Processor Chip and OS

iPhone 5S has latest A7 chip with 64-bit mobile architecture. It also comes with M7 motion coprocessor. M7 motion coprocessor will help to improve battery life of iPhone 5S by keeping away motion related task from main CPU.

IPhone 5S has iOS7; that is developed for 64-bit architecture.

SIM Card It supports only Nano SIM cards

Network Compatibility

2G Network      

  • GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – all versions
  • CDMA 800 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 – A1533 (CDMA), A1453

3G Network      

  • HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 – A1533 (GSM), A1453
  • CDMA2000 1xEV-DO – A1533 (CDMA), A1453
  • HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 – A1457, A1530

4G Network

LTE – all versions

Wi-Fi – 802.11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi (802.11n 2.4GHz and 5GHz)

Bluetooth – 4.0

TouchIDThis one is the USP of iPhone 5S. Apple has introduced fingerprint identity sensor technology in smartphone. ‘iPhone 5S’ is first smartphone in the world that has fingerprint identity sensor.

ToucdID is a technology of future in true sense. Now unlocking a phone is much secure and easy. Apple iPhone 5S has a fingerprint sensor at ‘home’ button that recognize your finger print and unlock your phone. Now you need not to remember your unlocking code.


Primary Camera – 8 Mega Pixels (Camera lens it protected with sapphire crystal lens cover).

iPhone 5S also has dual LED flash light. It has ‘Auto Focus’, ‘Tap to Focus’, ‘Face Detection’ and Burst mode functions.

Secondary Camera – 1.2 Mega Pixels with 720p video recording and backside illumination sensor function.

Video Recording – 1080p HD recording. You can take still photos while recording. It has features like

  • True Tone Flash
  • Face Detection
  • 3x Zoom
  • Slo – mo video
  • Video geo tagging


Internal non-removable batter – ‘Li-Po’ 1440 mAh.

Talk Time up to 10 hours on 3G and stand by time up to 250 hours.


It comes in 3 storage variant

  • 16GB
  • 32GB
  • 64GB

Voice Command Assistant

IPhone 5S has ‘voice command assistant’ Siri. You can send message, set reminder or can make a call using your voice command.

Built-in Apps – It has following built in apps

  • Maps
  • Message
  • Passbook
  • Camera
  • Reminders
  • Notes
  • Phone
  • Videos
  • Weather
  • Face Time
  • iTunes Store
  • Stocks
  • Music
  • Game Centre
  • Calculator
  • Safari
  • Calendar
  • Voice Memos
  • App Store
  • Contacts
  • Mail
  • Newsstand

iPhone 5S has following free apps from Apple

  • iPhoto
  • iMovie
  • Keynote
  • Pages
  • Numbers
  • iBooks
  • iTunes U
  • iTunes Festival
  • Podcasts
  • Trailers
  • Find My iPhone
  • Find My Friends
  • Remote

What you will get when you order iPhone 5S?

  • iPhone 5S with iOS7
  • Apple EarPods with Remote and Mic
  • Lightning to USB cable
  • USB Power adaptor

iPhone 5S Cases

Apple has created special cases for iPhone 5S. These cases have been created from hand-selected leather that gives you luxurious look and feel.

Apple has released 6 color (including red) iPhone 5S case. (see below)

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iPhone 5S will be available from 20th Sep 2013.

Expected Price

16GB – $199

32GB – $299

63GB – $399

Note: – Above price are with 2 year contract.

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