Apple is keeping to its usual business. With each year passing, the company releases a brand new iteration of its massively popular iPhone. While the year before belonged to the iPhone 5s, the new year has seen both iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus coming out in the open after a host of rumors and speculations.
The new iPhones have arrived with a host of new updated features and additions that truly mark the new age of Apple. With a lot on impetus put on user's health and everything related to it, the new iPhones are ready to take on the new age of Android.
As expected, huge lines have formed outside numerous Apple stores with fans queuing up to grab the first few units of the handset. The same has been the deal with all other iPhone releases before it. And it will remain the same in days to come.
But while the festivities surround the launch of a new iPhone, are you wondering if it's even worth upgrading to the new one? Especially if you have a previous gen iPhone or a high-end Android device. Let's take a look at the basic specs difference between the iPhone 5 and the iPhone 5s to know each better.
Apple iPhone 6 Vs iPhone 5s: Operating System
iOS is the name of the game, and we don't see Apple moving away from it anytime soon. While the previous iPhone 5s came around with the iOS 7 (that could be later upgraded to iOS 7.1.2), the iPhone 6 comes with the new iOS 8. However, the 5s can be upgraded to iOS 8 as well.
Apple iPhone 6 Vs iPhone 5s: Display and Dimensions
The Apple iPhone 6 comes with a 4.7-inch LED-backlit IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with 750 x 1334 pixels. The handset's overall dimensions measure up to 138.1 x 67 x 6.9 mm and weighs in at 129g.
The iPhone 5s, on the other hand, comes with a 4.0-inch LED-backlit IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with 640 x 1136 pixels. The handset's overall dimensions measure up to 123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm and weighs in at 112g.
Apple iPhone 6 Vs iPhone 5s: Cameras
The iPhone 6, in terms of camera, offers an 8-megapixel primary camera, sporting a pixel resolution of 3264 x 2448 pixels, with autofocus and dual LED flash. There's also a front-facing 1.2-megapixel camera at the front with face detection and FaceTime over Wi-Fi or Cellular.
The iPhone 5s, on the other hand, offers a similar 8-megapixel primary camera, sporting a pixel resolution of 3264 x 2448 pixels, with autofocus and dual LED flash. There's also a front-facing 1.2-megapixel camera at the front with more or less the similar functionalities.
Apple iPhone 6 Vs iPhone 5s: Storage and RAM
The iPhone 6 comes with 16, 32 and 64GB storage options with 1GB of RAM to back it up. And, as expected, there no external memory card slot. The iPhone 5s also offers the same kind of specs in terms of in-device storage and RAM management.
Apple iPhone 6 Vs iPhone 5s: Battery
Apple says they've improved the iPhone 6 battery in "every metric" compared to the iPhone 5S. According to the company, the new iPhone will support 50 hours of audio playback. The iPhone 5s, on the other hand, offers an 1810 mAh battery.
Apple iPhone 6 Vs iPhone 5s: Price
Both the iPhone prices depend on the kind of storage offering the handset is coming forward with. If you are interested in buying the iPhone 5s with its reduced pricing, head over here.
Apple iPhone 6 Vs iPhone 5s: Verdict
There's no denying that the new iPhone 6 has been enhanced over previous year's iPhone 5s. While the hardware remains the same mostly, its the finer details that have made the difference apparent. If you are in India, we are sure you will be attracted by the reduced pricing of the iPhone 5s. Sure the iPhone 6 looks great, but a reduced price of the 5s is sure to attract customers.