Tech specs: Apple iPhone 5C

Learn about the key features and specifications of the Apple iPhone 5C.

 

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Key features

  • 4-inch Retina display
  • A6 chip
  • 8-megapixel iSight camera with:
  • 1080p HD video recording
  • FaceTime HD camera

 

Specs

  • Battery
    • Usage time: 10 hours
    • Standby time: 250 hours
  • Keyboard
    • Touch screen with on-screen keyboard
  • Memory
    • 16 GB, 64GB, 128GB models available
  • Operating System
    • iOS 7
  • Processor
    • A6 processor

 

  • Anti-theft
    • No
  • Advanced messaging
    • No
  • Device Unlock App
    • No
  • Emergency Alerts (WEA)
    • Yes
  • SIM card
    • Nano
  • System Manager (Carrier IQ)
    • No
  • T-Mobile Video Calling
    • No

Connectivity

  • Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
  • Wi-Fi web browsing
  • Wi-Fi sharing
  • Wi-Fi Calling 2.0
  • NFC

 

  • Lightning Connector
  • Bluetooth® 4.0
  • Safari browser
  • Tethering APN

Network

  • 4G LTE
    • Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 8, 13, 17, 19, 20, 25
  • 4G (HSPA+)
    • 850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
  • 3G / 4G (HSPA / UMTS / HSPA+)
    • 850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
  • 2G (GSM, GPRS, and EDGE)
    • 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

 

  • HD Voice Capable
    • Yes
  • VoLTE Capable
    • No

Camera

  • 8 MP (rear facing)
  • 1.2 MP (front facing)
  • Flash
  • Auto focus

 

  • Face detection
  • Multiple shooting modes
  • Video recording (1080p HD @ 30fps

Multimedia

  • Stereo audio (with headset)
  • Audio support: AAC, Protected AAC, HE-AAC, MP3, MP3 VBR, Audible, Apple Lossless, AIFF, WAV
  • Image support: GIF87A, GIF87A, PNG

 

  • Video support: H.264, MPEG-4, M-JPEG
  • HAC support: M3, T4