Apple iPhone 5c 32GB Apple iPhone 4

Apple iPhone 5c vs Apple iPhone 4

Apple iPhone 5c 32GB

Reasons to consider the iPhone 5c

4G, Apple iOS 7
Multitasking Runs multiple apps at once Yes vs No Switch between running apps, surf the web while talking on skype for example
Bluetooth Much newer bluetooth support 4.0 vs 2.1 Typically faster data transfer and lower power consumption connecting to other bluetooth devices
Processor Faster processor Unknown, 1300 MHz vs Apple A4 A4, 800 MHz More powerful processor, snappier and more responsive (more than 60% faster)
Network Faster max data speeds LTE (80 mbps) vs HSDPA (7.2 mbps) Higher theoretical max data transfer speeds over cell networks (around 3x faster)
Camera resolution Higher resolution camera 8 MP vs 5 MP Take photos with around 60% more detail for larger prints
Movie format Higher resolution movies 1,080 x 1,920 @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps Shoots higher resolution standard resolution video
Screen size Slightly larger screen 4.0"" vs 3.5"" More than 20% larger screen
Screen resolution Slightly higher resolution screen 1,136x640 vs 960x640 Around 20% higher resolution screen
Apple iPhone 4

Reasons to consider the iPhone 4

3.5G, Apple iOS 4.3.1
Talk time Slightly more talk time 14 hours vs 10 hours 40% more talk time per battery charge
Standby time Slightly more standby time 12.5 days vs 10.4 days 20% more standby time, less frequent charging


Common Pros and Cons

Compared to recent cellphones

Pros Cons
Screen PPI Sharp display of text, images and video
5c325 PPI
iPhone 4329 PPI
Internal storage More internal storage than most for storing music, photos and movies
32 GB
App store Many apps available at their app store(s)
iPhone App Store
Thickness Thin
9 mm
GPS Have assisted GPS
Assisted GPS
Wifi Both have fairly fast wifi support
802.11n (150 mbps)
compatibility-score Works with many headphones
Screen type Both have LCD screens, not as bright and vivid as most
LCD screens is generally not as bright or as vivid as OLED
FM Radio Neither have built-in FM Radios
Won't pick up any radio stations
Numeric keypad Neither has a numeric keypad
Its often harder to dial numbers with a touch screen or keyboard

Compared to recent smartphones

Pros Cons
Size Fairly small
5c59×124×9 mm
iPhone 459×114×9 mm
Keyboard Neither has a physical keyboard
No keyboard


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