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Device Database: iPhone 6 Series vs. iPhone 5 Series [5]

Pre-defined (not editable) comparison sheet
Apple iPhone 5 A1428 64GB (Apple iPhone 5,1)
Apple iPhone 5c A1532 32GB (Apple iPhone 5,3)
Apple iPhone 5s A1457 64GB (Apple iPhone 6,2)
Apple iPhone 6 LTE-A A1549 128GB (Apple iPhone 7,2)
Apple iPhone 6 Plus LTE-A A1522 128GB (Apple iPhone 7,1)
Apple iPhone 5 A1428 64GB  (Apple iPhone 5,1)
Apple iPhone 5c A1532 32GB  (Apple iPhone 5,3)
Apple iPhone 5s A1457 64GB  (Apple iPhone 6,2)
Apple iPhone 6 LTE-A A1549 128GB  (Apple iPhone 7,2)
Apple iPhone 6 Plus LTE-A A1522 128GB  (Apple iPhone 7,1)

General AttributesGeneral Attributes
ReleasedOfficial release date 2012 Sep 2013 Sep 2013 Oct 2014 Sep 2014 Sep
Hardware designerThe company which designed this device Apple Apple Apple Apple Apple
ManufacturerThe company which produces this device Foxconn Pegatron Foxconn Foxconn Foxconn
OEM IDThe OEM ID is internal code and refers to a specific variant of the model series n41ap n48ap n53ap n61ap n56ap
Device CategorySmartphone, tablet, smart watch, PDA, palmtop, etc. Smartphone Smartphone Smartphone Smartphone Smartphone
Market CountriesCountries where the device was officially sold. Overlap is possible. No No No Canada, USA No
Market RegionsRegions where the device was officially sold.  Overlap is possible. No No No North America (NA) North America (NA)

Physical AttributesPhysical Attributes
WidthWidth is horizontally measured between the left and right edges of device according to the default display orientation 58.6 mm 59.18 mm 58.57 mm 67 mm 77.8 mm
HeightHeight is vertically measured between the bottom and top edges of device according to the default display orientation 123.8 mm 124.4 mm 123.83 mm 138.1 mm 158.1 mm
DepthDepth or thickness is usually the smallest dimension of the device 7.6 mm 8.97 mm 7.6 mm 6.9 mm 7.1 mm
Dimensions 2.31x4.87x0.30 inches 2.33x4.90x0.35 inches 2.31x4.88x0.30 inches 2.64x5.44x0.27 inches 3.06x6.22x0.28 inches
MassThe mass of the device including standard battery and stylus (if any and it can be inserted into the device) measured in grams 112 g 132 g 112 g 129 g 172 g
3.95 ounces 4.66 ounces 3.95 ounces 4.55 ounces 6.07 ounces

Software EnvironmentSoftware Environment
Platform iOS iOS iOS iOS iOS
Operating SystemPre-installed (usually embedded) operating system which the device was released with. Apple iOS 6 Apple iOS 7 Apple iOS 7 Apple iOS 8 Apple iOS 8
Software ExtrasVoice Command, business card recognition, pre-installed navigation software, etc. Voice Command, Navigation software Voice Command, Navigation software Voice Command, Navigation software Voice Command Voice Command



Application processor, ChipsetApplication processor, Chipset
CPU ClockFrequency of the square signal which schedules the internal operation of microprocessor (synchronous sequential logic). The current consumed by the processor is approximately proportional to clock rate. 1300 MHz 1300 MHz 1300 MHz 1380 MHz 1380 MHz
CPUManufacturer part number and most important characteristics of the IC which includes the main application processor or processors Apple A6 APL0598 (S5L8950X) Apple A6 APL0598 (S5L8950X) Apple A7 APL0698 (S5L8960X) Apple A8 APL1011 (T7000) Apple A8 APL1011 (T7000)

Operative MemoryOperative Memory
RAM TypeType of volatile memory IC which specifies RAM architecture, timing characteristics, refresh mode, voltage levels and physical design of the IC. Two major types of random-access memory is static RAM (SRAM) periodically refreshed dynamic RAM (DRAM). LPDDR2 SDRAM LPDDR2 SDRAM LPDDR3 SDRAM LPDDR3 SDRAM LPDDR3 SDRAM
533 MHz 667 MHz 800 MHz 800 MHz
RAM Capacity (converted)RAM capacity in binary bytes (KiB: 1024 bytes, MiB: 1024 KiB, GiB: 1024 MiB) 1.00 GiB RAM 1.00 GiB RAM 1.00 GiB RAM 1.00 GiB RAM 1.00 GiB RAM
988 MiB user accessible

Non-volatile MemoryNon-volatile Memory
Non-volatile Memory TypeType of NV memory IC which determines storage technology, programming / erasing method and write endurance Flash EEPROM Flash EEPROM Flash EEPROM Flash EEPROM Flash EEPROM
Non-volatile Memory Capacity (converted)The value of ROM capacity converted to the most appropriate units (KiB: 1024 bytes, KB: 1000 bytes, MiB: 1024 KiB, MB: 1000 KB, GiB: 1024 MiB, GB: 1000 MB) 64.0 GB ROM 32.0 GB ROM 64.0 GB ROM 128.0 GB ROM 128.0 GB ROM

DisplayDisplayAll parameters that related to display
Display ResolutionHorizontal and vertical resolution of the primary display 640x1136 640x1136 640x1136 750x1334 1080x1920
Display DiagonalThe distance measured between the furthest corners of the display 101 mm 101 mm 101 mm 119 mm 140 mm
4 inch 4 inch 4 inch 4.7 inch 5.5 inch
Horizontal Full Bezel WidthDefined as the sum of width of left and right vertical display bezels. If the display panel is located in the middle width of left and right bezels are the same and their width is the half of the full bezel width. 9.02 mm 9.6 mm 8.99 mm 8.68 mm 9.16 mm
Display Area UtilizationDisplay area per front panel area ratio 60% 59% 60% 65% 68%
Pixel DensityIndicates the number of pixels per inch 328 PPI 328 PPI 328 PPI 327 PPI 400 PPI
Display TypePossible options: Color/ monochrome e-ink, STN, PM-OLED, AM-OLED, TN-TFT, IPS TFT, ASV TFT, MVA TFT, PVA TFT, PLS TFT, etc. Color IPS TFT LCD Color IPS TFT LCD Color IPS TFT LCD Color IPS TFT LCD Color IPS TFT LCD
Display Subtype Retina Display Retina Display Retina Display Retina Display Retina Display
Number of Display Colors/ScalesMaximal number of displayable colors or scales 16.8M 16.8M 16.8M 16.8M 16.8M
Scratch Resistant ScreenPossible types: Gorilla Glass generations, DragonTrail/X, Sapphire Glass, etc. Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes



Graphical SubsystemGraphical Subsystem
Graphical ControllerManufacturer and part number of the graphics controller IC or commercial name of the intellectual property (IP) if the graphics controller is the part of a chipset PowerVR SGX543MP3 PowerVR SGX543MP3 PowerVR G6430MP4 PowerVR GX6450MP4 PowerVR GX6450MP4
GPU Clock 266 MHz 266 MHz

Audio/Video InterfacesAudio/Video Interfaces
A/V OutAudio/Video outputs form a heterogeneous group of interfaces that allow the user to connect the device to various external analog/digital multimedia devices (monitors, projectors, HD TVs) and play multimedia content. For example: MHL, DisplayPort, HDMI, e Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Proprietary Proprietary Proprietary Proprietary Proprietary

Audio SubsystemAudio Subsystem
Microphone(s) 3 3 3 stereo stereo
Loudpeaker(s) mono mono mono mono mono

Cellular PhoneCellular Phone
Supported Cellular NetworksList of supported cellular networks with band names. For example GSM900 refers to the GSM system with the 890-915 MHz uplink and 935-960 downlink bands. GSM850, GSM900, GSM1800, GSM1900, UMTS2100 (B1), UMTS1900 (B2), UMTS1700/2100 (B4), UMTS850 (B5), UMTS900 (B8), LTE1900 (B2), LTE1700/2100 (B4), LTE850 (B5), LTE700 (B17) GSM850, GSM900, GSM1800, GSM1900, UMTS2100 (B1), UMTS1900 (B2), UMTS1700/2100 (B4), UMTS850 (B5), UMTS900 (B8), LTE2100 (B1), LTE1900 (B2), LTE1800 (B3), LTE1700/2100 (B4), LTE850 (B5), LTE900 (B8), LTE700 (B13), LTE700 (B17), LTE800 (B19), LTE1900 (B25) GSM850, GSM900, GSM1800, GSM1900, UMTS2100 (B1), UMTS1900 (B2), UMTS850 (B5), UMTS900 (B8), LTE2100 (B1), LTE1900 (B2), LTE1800 (B3), LTE850 (B5), LTE2600 (B7), LTE900 (B8), LTE800 (B20) GSM850, GSM900, GSM1800, GSM1900, UMTS2100 (B1), UMTS1900 (B2), UMTS1700/2100 (B4), UMTS850 (B5), UMTS900 (B8), LTE2100 (B1), LTE1900 (B2), LTE1800 (B3), LTE1700/2100 (B4), LTE850 (B5), LTE2600 (B7), LTE900 (B8), LTE700 (B13), LTE700 (B17), LTE800 (B18), LTE800 (B19), LTE800 (B20), LTE1900 (B25), LTE850 (B26), LTE700 (B28), LTE700 (B29) GSM850, GSM900, GSM1800, GSM1900, UMTS2100 (B1), UMTS1900 (B2), UMTS1700/2100 (B4), UMTS850 (B5), UMTS900 (B8), LTE2100 (B1), LTE1900 (B2), LTE1800 (B3), LTE1700/2100 (B4), LTE850 (B5), LTE2600 (B7), LTE900 (B8), LTE700 (B13), LTE700 (B17), LTE800 (B18), LTE800 (B19), LTE800 (B20), LTE1900 (B25), LTE850 (B26), LTE700 (B28), LTE700 (B29)
Supported Cellular Data LinksList of supported cellular data links and rates. GPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSUPA, HSUPA 5.8, HSDPA, HSPA+ 21.1, HSPA+ 42.2, LTE, LTE 100/50 GPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSUPA, HSUPA 5.8, HSDPA, HSPA+ 21.1, HSPA+ 42.2, LTE, LTE 100/50 GPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSUPA, HSUPA 5.8, HSDPA, HSPA+ 21.1, HSPA+ 42.2, LTE, LTE 100/50 GPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSUPA, HSUPA 5.8, HSDPA, HSPA+ 21.1, HSPA+ 42.2, LTE, LTE 150/50 GPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSUPA, HSUPA 5.8, HSDPA, HSPA+ 21.1, HSPA+ 42.2, LTE, LTE 150/50
SIM Card SlotSupported Subscriber Identification Card (SIM) Format like mini-SIM, micro-SIM, nano-SIM, embedded SIM, etc. Nano-SIM (4FF) Nano-SIM (4FF) Nano-SIM (4FF) Nano-SIM (4FF) Nano-SIM (4FF)
Complementary Phone ServicesPossible extras: voice transmission, voice speaker, vibration, speakerphone, active noise cancellation, PTT, HD Voice, VoLTE, etc. ANC, HD Voice, Speakerphone, Vibrate, Voice speaker, Voice transmission ANC, Speakerphone, Vibrate, Voice speaker, Voice transmission ANC, HD Voice, Speakerphone, Vibrate, Voice speaker, Voice transmission HD Voice, VoLTE, ANC, Speakerphone, Voice speaker, Vibrate, Voice transmission HD Voice, VoLTE, ANC, Speakerphone, Voice speaker, Vibrate, Voice transmission
SAR (head)Measured SAR value at head configuration 1.250 W/kg 1.190 W/kg 1.180 W/kg 1.080 W/kg 1.140 W/kg
SAR (body)Measured SAR value at body onfiguration 1.180 W/kg 1.190 W/kg 1.120 W/kg 1.140 W/kg 1.160 W/kg
SAR (head)Additional head SAR value 0.900 W/kg 0.990 W/kg 0.980 W/kg 0.930 W/kg 0.910 W/kg
SAR (body)Additional body SAR value 0.950 W/kg 0.950 W/kg 0.970 W/kg 0.970 W/kg 0.990 W/kg

Secondary Cellular PhoneSecondary Cellular Phone

Control PeripheralsControl Peripherals
Touchscreen TypeDetermines how the touchscreen module senses the touch of the screen Capacitive multi-touch Capacitive multi-touch Capacitive multi-touch Capacitive multi-touch Capacitive multi-touch

Communication InterfacesCommunication Interfaces
USBUSB is a common high-speed serial bus standard that allows data and power transfer between the mobile device and another computer. Version of USB identifies USB standard. USB 2.0 USB 2.0 USB 2.0 USB 2.0 USB 2.0
USB Speed Rate USB HS (480 Mbps) USB HS (480 Mbps) USB HS (480 Mbps) USB HS (480 Mbps) USB HS (480 Mbps)
USB Services USB charging USB charging USB charging USB charging USB charging
USB Connector Proprietary Proprietary Proprietary Proprietary Proprietary
BluetoothIEEE 802.15 is a short-range radio technology standard that allows transfer of data, and the use of accessories such as wireless audio devices and printers. This field specifies the supported BT version. Bluetooth 4.0 Bluetooth 4.0 Bluetooth 4.0 Yes Bluetooth 4.0
Wireless LANWireless LAN / WLAN / Wi-Fi: 802.11 defines a medium-range wireless data link that allows for internet access and data transfer. This field enumerates the supported protocols (like 802.11n). 802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n 802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n 802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n 802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n, 802.11ac 802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n, 802.11ac
Wireless Services No No No UMA UMA
NFCNear Field Communication is short-range wireless radio data exchange technology based on radio-frequency identification (RFID). No No No Yes Yes

Multimedia BroadcastMultimedia Broadcast

Satellite NavigationSatellite Navigation
Complementary GPS ServicesPossible extras: S-GPS, A-GPS, Geotagging, TMC, QuickGPS, QZSS, etc. Simultaneous GPS, Geotagging, A-GPS, QuickGPS Simultaneous GPS, Geotagging, A-GPS, QuickGPS Simultaneous GPS, Geotagging, A-GPS, QuickGPS Simultaneous GPS, Geotagging, A-GPS, QuickGPS Simultaneous GPS, Geotagging, A-GPS, QuickGPS
Supported GLONASS protocol(s)GLONASS is a global satellite  navigation system operated by Russia. Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

Built-in Digital CameraBuilt-in Digital CameraPrimary camera usually has better imaging capabilities than secondary camera if any
Camera PlacementRefers to the placement of the primary camera on the device Rear Rear Rear Rear Rear
Camera Image SensorRefers to the semiconductor technology of image sensor BSI CMOS BSI CMOS BSI CMOS BSI CMOS BSI CMOS
Image Sensor FormatThe format of the image sensor determines the physical dimensions of the image sensor 1/3.20 1/3.00
Number of pixels 8.0 MP cam 8.0 MP cam 8.0 MP cam 8.0 MP cam 8.0 MP cam
Aperture (W)Wide-angle aperture of lens or aperture of lens in case of camera without optical zoom f/2.40 f/2.20 f/2.20 f/2.20
Optical ZoomA feature that changes the focal length of the lens of a camera. Optical zoom requires the lens to move in and out, providing high-quality close ups from a distance 1 x 1 x 1 x 1 x
Digital ZoomDigital zoom is an image signal processing method which cuts out and enlarges a desired part of the captured image while losing the rest of the image 3 x 3 x 3 x 3 x
FocusPossible focus methods: fixed focus, manual focus, CD AF, PD AF, LASER AF, etc. CD AF CD AF CD AF PD AF PD AF
Min. Equiv. Focal LengthMinimum focal length (35 mm equivalent) of lens or fixed focal length (35 mm equivalent) in case of lens without optical zoom. 30 mm
Camcorder Resolution 1920x1080 pixel 1920x1080 pixel 1920x1080 pixel 1920x1080 pixel 1920x1080 pixel
30 fps 30 fps 30 fps 60 fps 60 fps
Built-in FlashA flash is used to brighten dark areas when taking photographs; is also used as a flashlight single LED single LED dual LED single LED single LED
Camera Extra FunctionsPossible extras: 3D photo,  EIS, EIS (video), OIS, Face detection, HDR photo, HDR video, Macro mode, Panorama Photo, Red-eye reduction, Refocus, Smile detection, Slow motion video, etc. EIS, EIS (video), Macro mode, Panorama Photo EIS (video), HDR photo, HDR video, Macro mode, Panorama Photo EIS, EIS (video), HDR photo, HDR video, Slow motion video, Macro mode, Panorama Photo EIS, EIS (video), HDR photo, HDR video, Slow motion video, Macro mode, Panorama Photo EIS, EIS (video), OIS, HDR photo, HDR video, Slow motion video, Macro mode, Panorama Photo

Built-in Secondary Digital CameraBuilt-in Secondary Digital CameraWidely used for video telephony or taking selfies
Secondary Camera Placement Front Front Front Front Front
Secondary Camera Sensor CMOS CMOS BSI CMOS BSI CMOS BSI CMOS
Secondary Number of pixels 1.2 MP sec. cam 1.2 MP sec. cam 1.2 MP sec. cam 1.2 MP sec. cam 1.2 MP sec. cam
Secondary Optical Zoom 1 x 1 x 1 x 1 x 1 x
Secondary Camcorder Resolution 1280x720 pixel 1280x720 pixel 1280x720 pixel 1280x720 pixel 1280x720 pixel
30 fps 30 fps 30 fps 30 fps 30 fps

Power SupplyPower Supply
BatteryBattery technology Lithium-ion polymer Lithium-ion polymer Lithium-ion polymer Lithium-ion Lithium-ion
built-in built-in built-in built-in built-in
Nominal Battery VoltageIf there are more than 1 cells in the battery nominal battery voltage is the sum of voltage of cells in series. 3.8 Volts 3.8 Volts 3.8 Volts 3.82 Volts 3.82 Volts
Nominal Battery Capacity 1440 mAh 1510 mAh 1560 mAh 1810 mAh 2915 mAh
Nominal Battery EnergyThe product of battery capacity and nominal voltage determines the maximal nominal stored energy in the battery 5.5 Wh 5.7 Wh 5.9 Wh 6.9 Wh 11.1 Wh

Ingress Protection Ingress Protection
Protection from solid materialsIngress Protection Standards. IP First digit: Protection from solid objects or materials Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Protection from liquidsIngress Protection Standards. IP Second digit: Protection from liquids Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

Built-in SensorsBuilt-in Sensors
Built-in compassBuilt-in electroinc compass types: 1D, 2D, 3D Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Built-in accelerometerAn internal component that senses acceleration components of the device.  Used for automatic screen rotation and for games and applications that rely on acceleration measurement  on X, Y, and Z axis. Possible types: 1D, 2D, 3D 3D accelerometer 3D accelerometer 3D accelerometer 3D accelerometer 3D accelerometer
Built-in gyroscopeAn internal component that senses the orientation of the device.  Used for automatic screen rotation and for games and applications that rely on the devices position in the X, Y, and Z axis. Possible types: 1D, 2D, 3D 3D gyro 3D gyro 3D gyro 3D gyro 3D gyro
Additional sensorsBuilt-in ambient (barometer, temperature, altimeter, light, etc.), biometric (fingerprint, HR, step, etc.) and comfort (hall sensor, gesture sensor, proximity, etc.) sensors Light sensor, Prox. sensor Light sensor, Prox. sensor Fingerprint sensor, Light sensor, Prox. sensor Barometer, Fingerprint sensor, Light sensor, Prox. sensor Barometer, Fingerprint sensor, Light sensor, Prox. sensor

Datasheet Attributes
Data IntegrityData integrity level determines the integrity of the published information. Final datasheets are not intended to be modified in the future, preliminary ones can be based on unofficial information or speculations, incomplete ones are also preliminary b Final Final Final Final Final
AddedThe exact time of the datasheet addition 2012-09-12 21:37 2013-08-19 21:36 2013-09-10 22:00 2014-09-10 11:05 2014-09-09 23:16

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