Apple iPhone 5s or Apple iPhone 5c : Which is better performer?

For the first-time ever, Apple Inc. launched two iPhones at same time – iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c. Also, the first-time ever you have choice to shop for not just one, but two recently launched Apple flagships. Both the iPhones are strong contenders and vie for your attention. For some of you it might not be easy to choose between one of them, so, let I help you a little to make a right decision.

Apple iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c

An outsider’s view: Aesthetics, Design and Weight

Apple iPhone 5s is a perfect successor of iPhone 5. It takes from where iPhone 5 left. Sharing the aesthetic DNA with iPhone 5 in terms of aluminum metal design, this flagship also might remind you of iPhone 3GS since it is made of poly-carbonate plastic.

iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c are of similar size. It is just that 5c is 18% thicker than the 5s. Candy-colored iPhone 5c has a plastic-ish feel to it which is not as appealing as the stunning metal look of iPhone 5s. iPhone 5s is also lighter than the iPhone 5c.

The screen size of these flagships lags when compared to Android smartphones but the screen bezels would take your breath away. With 326 pixels per inch, the picture coming on screen is brighter and almost next to come-alive phenomena!

Fingerprint Sensor

Apple’s iPhone 5s was launched with the killer and revolutionary feature of fingerprint bio-metrics. The Touch ID sensor technology made pin-codes and swiping a passe. If we leave the fingerprint sensor on HTC One Max aside, iPhone 5s takes the credit to be the first smartphone to sport this feature.


With iPhone 5s and 5c, Apple has continued to live its obsession with camera. The 8-megapixel camera gets better and is improved for low-light shootings. To choose the sharpest picture, it has burst mode. Both phones have similar features like simultaneous HD video and image recording, touch focus, geo-tagging, face detection, HDR panorama and HDR photo.

Slow-motion feature

The iPhone 5s comes pre-loaded with slow-motion video feature. For older version of iPhones you have to install the third-party app. However iPhone 5c does not come with this feature.


Apple’s iPhone 5s is packed with A7 64-bit dual-core 1.3GHz Cyclone processor and is faster than the iPhone 5c which has A6 32-bit dual-core 1.3MHz Swift processor.


If you have hearty storage of 16GB-64GB and fingerprint sensor on your mind, you have iPhone 5s just a click away. iPhone 5c has storage option of 16GB and 32GB which is more than enough for most of us.

Striking similarities you should consider

Both the flagships run the latest iOS7 which support third-party apps, a new for Apple iPhone users. The battery life is also more or less same. iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c both have famous voice assistant – Siri. With 1GB RAM and support for 4G LTE connectivity, the recent flagships of Apple are cutout to the list of must-buy smartphones.

This post was written by Ashu who loves to write on latest mobiles, tablets, gadgets & share the information via his blog posts.