Updated 8 Jun 2017

Apple

iPhone 5s

Snapshot: The Apple iPhone 5s is an iOS phone with 4G capability and a 640x1136 screen. How does it rate?

iPhone 5s
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$195

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Test results

Overall score
65
Handset capabilities
?/10
Reception
?/10
Ergonomics
?/10
Camera quality
?/10
Video quality
?/10

Good points

  • Good for texting.
  • Very good for calling.
  • Good camera.
  • OK camera resolution.

But

  • Reception is poor.

How we test

Overall score includes:

Functionality (20%) is based on reception, battery life, connections, memory and sound quality.
Ergonomics (20%) includes ease of use, portability, durability and display quality.
Calling (10%)
Texting (5%)
Camera quality (20%) including video quality
Music player (10%)
Internet and email (10%)
GPS navigation (5%)

Price is based on an April 2018 online survey.

Key data

Model

Avg price
$195

Specifications

Operating system
iOS 7.0.1
Size
Small
Dimensions W x L x H (mm)
59 x 124 x 8
Weight (g)
113
Screen resolution (pixels)
640 x 1136
Screen size (inches)
4

Camera

Camera resolution (MP)
8
Built-in flash

Features

Memory card slot
×
Dual SIM
×
4G compatible
Bluetooth
GPS receiver
Compass
FM radio
×

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