As expected Apple yesterday night unveiled two new iPhone versions - iPhone 5S and cheaper version - iPhone 5C. Lot of new changes and performance boost was made along with introduction of new colors - golden and greyish black in iPhone 5S and 5 colors in iPhone 5C and as rumored the introduction of biometric fingerprint sensor/scanner as a new security feature which is within the home button of handset.

Both the handsets are due to go on sale from September 20 initially in 9 countries - US, UK, Australia, China, Canada, France, Germany, Japan and Singapore and by the end of the year, it should be available in more than 100 countries, including India.

With launch of new iPhone version Apple also announced that iPhone 5 will now be discontinued.

The looks of both handsets are overall same to earlier iPhone version however there are some redesign of hardware and internal machinery.Let's discuss some new features and specification of both iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c one by one:

iPhone 5S

With new A7 processor, iPhone 5S is twice as fast as previous iPhone version with old A6 processor, moreover the processor is manufactured by Apple himself rather than previous processors made other companies like Samsung. The handset will be available in colors of - silver, gold and grey and will habe new OS - iOS 7, new features like AirDrop and a new 3D tabbed UI for Safari.

New Features

  • New iOS 7 operating system

  • TouchID - Biometric finger print sensor

  • New A7 chip (Apple manufactured).

  • New M7  motion sensor/ co-processor

  • Dual True-tone flash – one white and one amber.

  • 56X faster graphics.

  • Slow motion capability in Camera.


The phone has a brand new part called the M7, which is a motion sensor. It works alongside the A7 to continuously monitor motion from the gyroscope, accelerometer, and compass.

The new iPhone 5S will have 40x CPU performance boost and graphics are said to be 56x faster.

Under battery performance, over 3G, iPhone 5S will have 10 hours of talk time. The battery/processor mix will also offer 10 hours of LTE browsing, as well as 250 hours of standby and 40 hours of music playback.


iPhone 5s has 8MP rear-facing camera with 5-element lens, 15% larger sensor, 10fps burst mode and 120fps slow motion video which mean users can choose that which parts of the video they’d like in SloMo and which they’d keep normal. With f/2.2 aperture the camera also offer auto image stabilization as well as a new 10-shot burst mode which also combine new  'True Tone' dual-LED flash light, with one of the LEDs flash out normal cool white light and the other  one a warm amber.


  • 16GB: $199

  • 32GB: $299

  • 64GB: $399


iPhone 5C


The iPhone 5C is cheaper version of Apple mobile handsets to compete with increasing sale of Android smartphones, the 16GB iPhone 5C will cost $99 and a 32GB model will cost $199. This low-cost iPhone will be of polycarbonate shell with the option of a green, white, blue, pink, or yellow changeable 'soft-feel' rubber-like silicon rubber surround. iPhone 5C will not have any fingerprint sensors.

Unlike to iPhone 5S, the 5C version will not have new processor but the same old A6 processor found in the iPhone 5 with 4-inch Retina display, 8-megapixel rea-facing camera and forward facing camera too.

New Features

  • New iOS 7 operating system

  • New Facetime HD Camera

  • Dual Led flash

  • 5 Changeable silicon rubber shells


iPhone 5C also has 8MP rear-facing camera with 5-element lens. It has f/2.4 aperture camera with backside illumination sensor LED flash light. iPhone 5C additionally also has 1.2MP photos (1280x960) FaceTime Camera for video calling.


  • 16GB - $99

  • 32GB - $199

Pre order or shop here .

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