The latest and greatest of all Apple smartphones, the iPhone 5s, made its market debut in September 2013 and is currently one of the hottest gadgets on everyone’s wish list. The big question is whether this device really brings any new, innovative technologies to the table or whether it’s just a slightly improved copy of its predecessor.
The Apple iPhone 5s measures 4.87 by 2.31 by 0.30 inches and weighs just 3.95 ounces. It is light and sleek and feels great to hold. The aluminum and glass construction gives the device a luxury touch as well as durability.
You can certainly expect the best from Apple when it comes to the display. Their new smartphone has a 4-inch Retina display with resolution of 1136 x 640 pixels. You can expect perfect clarity and dynamics. The colors are brilliant and the display is sharp.
Perhaps the most revolutionary feature of iPhone 5s is the A7 chip. It’s the first 64-bit chip to be used on a smartphone. It offers turbo power and super fast speed for all software applications. It has been estimated that it has 56 times more powerful graphic performance compared to the chip used in the first ever smartphone of the company.
The M7 Motion Coprocessor works to process the data from the device’s gyroscope, accelerometer and compass. It makes the phone super smart as it can recognize what you are doing in any particular moment based on your motion. The device is capable of switching between functions automatically in addition to helping you track your workout.
Apple iPhone 5 is the first device of the brand to feature the new iOS 7 operating system. It is very functional to use with its layered design. Navigation is easy while the menus are perfectly organized. You will certainly appreciate the abundance of colors.
This smartphone uses 4G LTE bands. This means that you can get the fastest mobile internet connection no matter where you are. Still, if you use 4G connectivity all the time, this will cause the battery to drain a lot quicker.
You can expect a good general browsing experience. There is more space for the content of the web pages. However, you will need to use the zoom function fairly frequently if you want to get perfect clarity with several tabs.
The new iSight camera is absolutely amazing in every respect. The 8MP sensor and the five-element lens with highly effective light capturing work together to give you pictures with superb quality irrespective of how well lit the place is. The dual-tone LED flash eliminates the red eye effect. The burst mode offers a rate of 10 frames per second. You can produce 28-megapixel panorama photos as well.
This is one of the most innovative features of Apple iPhone 5s. It allows your phone to recognize you based on your fingerprints. This is a truly revolutionary security system. It will be interesting to see whether the fingerprint recognition technology will find other applications.
Overall, this Apple iPhone 5s review finds the phone to have lots of improvements from its predecessor. It is more functional and more entertaining in addition to being more technologically advanced.