Apple iPhone 5S & 5C – Here’s Your Cheat Sheet

Here’s our regular quick glance cheat sheet on the new iPhone news from todays Apple announcement…


  • iPhone 5S
    • S for ‘Security’ or ‘Sensor’? – Silver, Gold & “Space Grey”
    • New 64Bit A7 CPU (Apple’s apps are also 64-bit)
    • Up to 2 X CPU performance, Up to 2 X GPU performance,
    • Graphics ‘up to 56x faster than original iPhone’ – OpenGL ES 3.0 Support
    • New M7 “motion co-processor” continuously monitors accelerometer, compass & gyroscope
    • Battery – 3G talk time: 10 hours. 10 Hours LTE browsing
    • Camera – 8mp, 5 element lens with an F2.2 aperture, 15% Larger Sensor
    • ‘True Tone’ flash –  2 LEDs. 1 cool and white, other is warm / amber
    • New Burst Mode – 10 frames per second
    • New Slow Motion video – 720p @ 120 frames per second
    • ‘Touch ID’ finger print sensor capacitive touch, senses 500 ppi, scans your sub-epidermal skin layers
    • Can handle multiple fingerprints / user and angles
    • Allows you to unlock phone, make iTunes and Apple Store purchases
    • From £549 On sale 20th September (no pre-orders?) (9 countries inc UK & USA)

iPhone 5S Fingerprint Sensor

  • Phone 5C
    • C for ‘Colour’ – Green, White, Blue, Pink, and Yellow
    • Hard-coated polycarbonate unibody
    • Steel-reenforced inside which also serves as antenna
    • 4 inch Retina display with integrated touch layer
    • A6 processor (same as the iPhone 5)
    • Same 8-megapixel rear camera, New ‘FaceTime HD’ front camera
    • “supports more LTE bands than any other smartphone in the world”
    • Dual-band Wi-Fi & Bluetooth 4.0.
    • From £469 Pre-order 13th September – On sale 20th September (9 countries inc UK & USA)

iPhone 5C

iOS 7

  • iOS 7 will be released on September 18th
  • Available for iPhone 4 and Later, iPad 2 and Later, iPad mini, iPod Touch 5th Gen
  • “Next month, we will ship the 700 millionth iOS device.”


  • iWork apps are now free with any new iOS device
  • iPhone 4S continues as the free on contract option   :   View the full event video here

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