Founded in a garage in 1976, by Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak, and Ronald Wayne, Apple grew into a reputed manufacturer of electronic gadgets. This manufacturer released their new model Apple iPhone 5C on September 2013. This brand, which has marked a name for itself has not missed out to entice the crowd with this model. A combination of beauty and the beast, pros, and cons, Apple iPhone 5C has features which deserve to be talked about.
Apple iPhone 5C is of touchscreen form factor, which is LED- backlit IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with 16M colors. This smartphone, which gives a ‘Yes” to multi-touch has a screen size of 4.00 inches, which is equivalent to 59.9% body size. With the display resolution of 640*1136 pixels, Apple iPhone 5C has a pixel density of 326 pixels per inch.
Apple iPhone 5C has a dimension of 124.40*59.20*8.97 mm and a weight of 132.00g. This smartphone is not just available in the most elegant color, Black, but also has a wide range of color availability, with the most eye-catching colors – pink, yellow, blue, green, white and black.
The Apple iPhone 5C comes with a non-removable battery of 1510 mAh capacity, though not exciting, but works up to 250 hours in both 2G and 3G connections, under the stand-by condition, and under talk time condition in 3G connection, it works up to 10 hours. Users could listen to 40 hours of music at a stretch because the Li-PO battery in Apple iPhone 5C works 40 hours under music play mode. The battery has got the endurance rating of 52h.
Hardware and Software
Apple iPhone 5C has a processor of 1.3GHz Dual-core with the processor maker being Apple A6. With the Random Access Memory capacity of 1GB which is a fairly good memory. The internal storage capacity is differentiating into three types in Apple iPhone 5C – 8GB, 16GB, 32GB. The inability to expand storage on this product of Apple is considered to be a drawback by the users. The CPU of this smartphone is Dual-core 1.3GHz Swift which is an ARM V7-based, and the GPU is Power VR SGX 543MP3 with triple core graphics. The Operating system of this Apple iPhone 5C is iOS 7. The interesting part in this Operating system is that this OS could be upgraded to iOS 9.1 which is really good.
The consumer electronics Giant named to be Apple, which is headquartered in Cupertino, California provided this mobile Apple iPhone 5C with a rear camera of 8 megapixels which is of commendable quality. The camera is of 3264*2448 pixels and is with autofocus, LED flash and check quality. It captures video at 1080@30fps. This mobile, Apple iPhone 5C comes along with a front camera of 1.2 megapixels, which helps the users to shoot selfies. The front camera has features like face detection and FaceTime over Wi-Fi or cellular. But this front camera doesn’t seem to be a factor of amusement for the users since they find 1.2 megapixels to be below the satisfactory level. But still, Apple iPhone 5C includes features like 1/3.2’ sensor size, touch focus, Geo-tagging, face detection, panorama, and HDR.
As far as the connectivity facility of Apple iPhone 5C is concerned, this smartphone accepts Wi-Fi with supporting standards of 802.11 a/b/g/n, GPS and Bluetooth with V4.00. But, this brainchild of Apple, does not accept NFC, Infrared, Wi-Fi, Direct, MHL Out and HDMI. Apple iPhone 5C is provided with a USB of v2.0 with the reversible connector. FM connection in this gadget is denied access, but headphones of 3.5mm come along with this smart mobile. This Apple iPhone 5C accepts only a single SIM of Nano type but happily accepts both 3G and 4g connectivity.
Sensors and Additional features
Apple iPhone 5C comprises of sensors like Magnetometer, Proximity Sensor, Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor and Gyroscope but missing out Barometer and Temperature Sensor. This mobile which gives a ‘Yes’ to loudspeakers and has the alert type of proprietary ringtones with vibration if chosen by the users. The audio quality of this mobile is -93.9dB at the noise and -80.3dB at crosstalk. The loudspeakers work with 66dB on voice and 65dB at the noise and 66dB in the ring. The display has a contrast ratio of 1233:1 at the nominal light quality and 3.512:1 at sunlight. This Apple iPhone 5C accepts iMessage, SMS at the threading view, MMS, Email and push email. It does not allow Java applications. The additional features of this smartphone include active noise cancelation with dedicated mic, Siri natural language commands and dictation, iCloud cloud service, TV out, maps, audio/video player and editor, photo viewer and editor, Voice memo with dial and command, predictive text input and so on and so forth.
Price of Apple iPhone 5C – 8GB, 16GB, 32GB
The price of Apple iPhone 5c – 8GB, 16GB, 32GB in India though was around INR. 33,000, 38,000, 45,000 at the time of launch. As on 16th December 2015, the prices are decreased and also a quite bit variation from one store to another. Apple iPhone 5C is available in various e-commerce stores like Flipkart, Snapdeal, Amazon, PayTM etc.
- The Best Price of Apple iPhone 5C (8GB) is 19,940 Rupees in PayTM which is 18% less than the price of iPhone 5C (8GB) on Amazon (Rs.23,740). Pricejugaad.com predicts that the price of Apple iPhone 5C 8GB will be reduced around 1,000 in next 4 weeks. iPhone 5C 8GB has scored 66 for its features as against to 78 on its reviews. This gives an extreme positive look to Apple iPhone 5c 8GB.
- The Latest Price of Apple iPhone 5C (16GB) is 23,999 Rupees in Flipkart which is 37% less than the cost of iPhone 5C (16GB) in Snapdeal store (Rs. 38,057). Pricejugaad.com also estimates that there will be no change in the price of Apple iPhone 5C 16GB for next 4weeks. iPhone 5C 16GB has got a feature score of 66 and review score of 78 in pricejugaad. This gives a positive feedback to the users.
- Buy Apple iPhone 5c (32GB) online at the lowest price (Rs.27,999) in Flipkart and it is 45% lower than the price of iPhone 5C (32GB) in Croma online store (Rs.53,500). Pricejugaad.com analyzes that the Apple iPhone 5S 32GB Price will be constant for next 4weeks. Pricejugaad has given a score of 68 for its features and 78 for its reviews. This gives an encouraging information to the users.
The Apple producers who entered the smartphone market with the iPhone in 2007 has never missed presenting the consumers with a trustworthy product. There are still people who dream to own the Apple Mobile, and this Apple iPhone 5C seems to have made it. Some of the users have commented that Apple iPhone 5C is easy to use, even for the ones who are not tech. Although, some are disappointed to find the same specifications and sometimes even better ones in other brands at a lower cost, this mobile has a majority of lovers. Many found this mobile awesome and matching to the look with its performance. One can purchase this smartphone without any hesitation. Apple iPhone 5C has enticed the crowd, mainly for its huge name and durability.