Apple Starts to Sell iPhone 5s and 5c Tomorrow

Sept 19, 2013 (Thu): Apple has announced that its latest flagship smartphones iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c will be available to customers on Friday, September 20 at 8:00 a.m. local time at Apple retail stores and at 12:01 a.m. PDT at the Apple Online Store (www.apple.com). The new iPhones only available in the US, Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Puerto Rico, Singapore and the UK.

Both iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c feature iOS 7 with a stunning new user interface, completely redesigned with an elegant color palette, distinct, functional layers and subtle motion that make it feel more alive. iOS 7 has hundreds of great new features, including Control Center, Notification Center, improved Multitasking, AirDrop, enhanced Photos, Safari, Siri and introduces iTunes Radio, a free Internet radio service based on the music you listen to on iTunes.

iPhone 5s which comes in gold, silver or space gray color will be sold in the US for a suggested retail price of US$199 (RM631.79) for the 16GB model and US$299 (RM949.24) for the 32GB model and US$399 (RM1,266.71) for the 64GB model.

iPhone 5c which comes in blue, green, pink, yellow and white color, will be sold in the US for US$99 (RM314.30) for the 16GB model and US$199 (RM631.79) for the 32GB model.

Consumers also can grab iPhone 5s cases will be available in beige, black, blue, brown, yellow and red at US$39 (RM123.81) while iPhone 5c cases will be available in blue, green, pink, yellow, black and white for US$29 (RM92.07).

iPhone 5s Specifications

Height:

  • 123.8 mm

Width:

  • 58.6 mm

Depth:

  • 7.6 mm

Weight:

  • 112 g

Chips:

  • A7 chip with 64-bit architecture
  • M7 motion coprocessor

Cellular & Wireless:

  • GSM model: GSM/EDGE
  • UMTS/HSPA+
  • DC-HSDPA
  • CDMA model: CDMA EV-DO Rev. A and Rev. B
  • LTE3
  • Wi-Fi (802.11a/b/g/n; 802.11n on 2.4GHz and 5GHz)
  • Bluetooth 4.0
  • GPS and GLONASS

Display:

  • 4-inch (diagonal) Retina display
  • 1136-by-640 resolution
  • 326 ppi

Camera:

  • 8 megapixels with 1.5µ pixels
  • ƒ/2.2 aperture
  • Sapphire crystal lens cover
  • True Tone flash
  • Backside illumination sensor
  • Five-element lens
  • Hybrid IR filter
  • Autofocus
  • Tap to focus
  • Face detection
  • Panorama
  • Auto image stabilization
  • Burst mode
  • Photo geotagging

Video Recording:

  • 1080p HD video recording
  • 30 fps
  • True Tone flash
  • Slo-mo video
  • Improved video stabilization
  • Take still photo while recording
  • video
  • Face detection
  • 3x zoom
  • Video geotagging
  • Tap to focus

Power & Battery:

  • Built-in rechargeable lithium-ion battery
  • Charging via USB to computer system or power adapter
  • Talk time: Up to 10 hours on 3G
  • Standby time: Up to 250 hours
  • Internet use: Up to 8 hours on 3G, up to 10 hours on LTE, up to 10 hours on Wi-Fi
  • Video playback: Up to 10 hours
  • Audio playback: Up to 40 hours

iPhone 5c Specifications

Height:

  • 124.4 mm

Width:

  • 59.2 mm

Depth:

  • 8.97 mm

Weight:

  • 132 g

Chips:

  • A6 chip

Cellular & Wireless:

  • GSM model: GSM/EDGE
  • UMTS/HSPA+
  • DC-HSDPA
  • CDMA model: CDMA EV-DO Rev. A and Rev. B
  • LTE3
  • Wi-Fi (802.11a/b/g/n; 802.11n on 2.4GHz and 5GHz)
  • Bluetooth 4.0
  • GPS and GLONASS

Display:

  • 4-inch (diagonal) Retina display
  • 1136-by-640 resolution
  • 326 ppi

Camera:

  • 8 megapixels
  • ƒ/2.4 aperture
  • Sapphire crystal lens cover
  • LED flash
  • Backside illumination sensor
  • Five-element lens
  • Hybrid IR filter
  • Autofocus
  • Tap to focus
  • Face detection
  • Panorama
  • Photo geotagging

Video Recording:

  • 1080p HD video recording
  • 30 fps
  • LED flash
  • Video stabilization
  • Take still photo while recording
  • video
  • Face detection
  • 3x zoom
  • Video geotagging
  • Tap to focus

Power & Battery:

  • Built-in rechargeable lithium-ion battery
  • Charging via USB to computer system or power adapter
  • Talk time: Up to 10 hours on 3G
  • Standby time: Up to 250 hours
  • Internet use: Up to 8 hours on 3G, up to 10 hours on LTE, up to 10 hours on Wi-Fi
  • Video playback: Up to 10 hours
  • Audio playback: Up to 40 hours

New iPhone 5c. Credit: Apple Inc.

 

New iPhone 5s. Credit: Apple Inc.

 

iPhone 5c cases. Credit: Apple Inc.

 

iPhone 5s cases in 5 colors. Credit: Apple Inc.

Author: VSDaily Editor

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