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Apple iPhone 5s 16GB

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The highly advanced iPhone 5s features the Touch ID fingerprint sensor, a new 8-megapixel iSight camera, a new FaceTime HD camera, and iOS 7. Yet it’s as thin and light as ever.

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SIM free iPhone 5s will lock to the network of the first SIM used.

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With 4G, internet is five times faster than older 3G connections. It’s perfect for streaming videos & music, and web pages load instantly. 4G lets you get the most out of your new phone.
Find out more in our 4G comparison hub.

Operating system Talk time (up to) Processor name and model Camera quality Screen size
iOS 7 Up to 10 hours talk time 1.3GHz dual core Apple A7 processor 8MP 4"

 

The Touch ID sensor — built right into the Home button — scans your fingerprint to unlock your iPhone 5s. You can also use it to make purchases from iTunes or the App Store.

The A7 chip with 64-bit desktop-class architecture delivers up to 2x faster performance.1 And the M7 coprocessor handles motion tasks to preserve battery life.

The world's most popular camera now has larger pixels and a larger ƒ/2.2 aperture. You can also shoot in burst mode, record 1080p HD video and create slow-motion effects.

iPhone supports more networks than ever before. So now iPhone users can experience fast download speeds in even more places around the world.2

iOS is even easier to use with features like smarter multitasking, AirDrop and Control Centre. And it's built specifically for the 64-bit architecture in iPhone 5s.

It stores your music, photos, calendars, contacts, documents and more, and lets you share and access your content from all your devices.

It's made with aniline-dyed leather, lined with microfibre and crafted to fit perfectly. So iPhone 5s still feels thin in your hand.3

  • Infinity Blade III is coming to the App Store in September 2013. iPhone 5c colours may vary and change over time.
  • 1 Compared with the previous generation.
  • 2 Data plan required. Check with your carrier for details. Speeds will vary based on site conditions.
  • 3 Case sold separately. iPhone 5s Case appearance will change with use.
  • ™ and © 2013 Apple inc. All rights reserved.

iPhone will lock itself to the network of the first SIM card that is used in the phone. Subsequently attempting to use it on any other network, for example by replacing the SIM card, may mean it becomes permanently unusable. SIM free iPhones can only be used with a UK-network SIM card, and will not accept foreign SIM cards.

Battery life and operating system

Operating system iOS 7 The software that runs the phone. Different software has different features and strengths, so it’s best to try out a few to decide which you prefer.
Standby time (up to) 250 hours The maximum length of time the device can remain switched on before the battery needs recharging. Standby time is theoretical and based on lab conditions.
Talk time (up to) 10 hours The maximum length of time you can make a phone call using the device (under ideal conditions) before the battery needs recharging.
Battery size (in mAh) 1,560 mAh This is the amount of electric charge in the battery of the device, measured in millampere-hours (mAh). In general, the more mAh, the longer your device will last on battery power, although it does depend on usage and the power demands of the device.

Body and screen

Screen sharpness 326ppi The ppi (pixels per inch) is a measurement that takes into account the size of the screen and the resolution to give a sharpness rating. It can be compared across devices – the higher the ppi, the sharper the screen is, making it better for high resolution content and reading.
Screen technology IPS LCD The type of technology that the display uses. Normally this is either LCD or AMOLED, but there are many variations, and each has its advantages. It is best to look at screens in the flesh to see which types you prefer most.
Sim type Nano The type of SIM that is used in the device. This is important as devices only take one type of SIM. If you don’t have the right SIM, it is easy to transfer your number to the correct type.
Touchscreen Yes Touchscreens allow you to control the device by tapping and swiping, navigate menus, access apps and interact with your content.
Screen resolution 640 x 1136 pixels The resolution of the screen is the amount of pixels used along the length and width of the screen. Along with ppi, it is a good measure of screen detail – the higher the resolution, the more detail there is in the screen.
Device size 123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm

The dimensions (size) in millimetres of the device.

Device weight 112g The weight of the device in grams.
Screen size 4" The size of the main display screen of your device, in inches. The larger the screen, the better it is for movies and web browsing, but it can be more difficult to use.

Call

Speakerphone Yes If this mobile phone has a built-in speaker, you can use it to have hands free conversations or share music with friends. (Dependent on your handset's features).
Works in USA Yes Often known as 'tri-band', this device can connect to mobile networks in Europe and the USA. You'll also need to make sure your UK network offers service in the place you're visiting.
Voice dialling Yes Begin calls to your friends without typing numbers - just say their name!
Voice recognition Yes Technology that enables your device to be activated and controlled by your voice. The latest devices let you control many features - check the weather, start the camera, make a note – whatever you need.
Frequency band Quad band The number of bands your phone works across. Dual bands will normally only work in your home country and continent, quad bands will work in the Americas.

Camera

Video camera quality 1080p full HD The resolution and quality of the video footage that the device’s camera shoots. Generally, the higher the quality figure is, the more detailed the video footage is.
Camera quality 8MP The amount of megapixels (MP) of the device’s camera. This is a measure of detail, so, as a general rule, the higher the megapixel count, the more detailed photos you’ll get.
Flash type Dual LED The type of flash that is used by the device for taking photos in low light.
Front facing camera 1.2MP Capture self portraits to use as your profile pics or share with friends. If your device supports video chats you can also use the front facing camera as a handy web cam, for face-to-face calls. Generally, the more megapixels (MP), the better the quality of the images you’ll get.

Connectivity

Mobile hotspot and tethering Yes This allows you to share the internet data connection of your device with other devices, allowing laptops and tablets, among other devices, to access the internet when they would otherwise need to find a Wi-Fi connection.
Other connectivity None The other connectivity technologies that the device supports, allowing it to share to or control other devices.
Positioning A-GPS, GLONASS The technologies that the device can access to update its location and tell apps, like Google Maps or Bing Maps, where the phone is, allowing for accurate navigation.
3G Yes 3G is a wireless technology that transfers data between mobile devices. If you connect to the internet via 3G then you'll enjoy fast browsing and downloading speeds. Costs vary between networks.
4G Yes

With 4G, internet is five times faster than older 3G connections. It’s perfect for streaming videos & music, and web pages load instantly. 4G lets you get the most out of your new phone.
Find out more in our 4G comparison hub.

Bluetooth Yes Bluetooth is a wireless technology that lets your device send and receive media like pictures and songs, as well as connect to accessories like Bluetooth headsets for hands free calling.
Internet data connection Yes The device can connect to the internet without having to first connect to a Wi-Fi connection. The internet data connection covers all data types that are slower than 3G and 4G – check other features to check if this device can connect to the internet at faster speeds.
Wi-Fi Yes If your device is compatible with Wi-Fi then you can access the internet via wireless networks, and enjoy broadband-like browsing speeds. Signal strength varies, and you might need a network key.

Music and entertainment

Music player Yes A music player lets you play music on the device that is stored in the device’s built-in memory.
Radio No A built in app that lets you listen to radio stations on your phone.
Apps Yes Discover a world of possibilities with downloadable applications on your device.

Processor and memory

Memory card type None Different devices use different types of memory expansion card, so it’s important you use the correct type. The cards slot into the device and let you boost the amount of memory that is available for music, photos and videos.
Internal phone memory 16GB The amount of memory built into your device for movies, music and other files.
Processor name and model 1.3GHz dual core Apple A7 processor The full name of the processor that powers the device. If you have a specific need, check the strong points of your device's processor.
Processor speed 1.3GHz The speed of the processor. Generally, the faster the processor speed the more powerful the processor and the faster it process information, making it better for games and complex tasks.
RAM 1GB RAM is the memory used for running programs. Generally, the more RAM, the smoother everything will run, and the more complex apps you can run.
Number of cores Dual core The number of cores in the processor. Each core is the equivalent of a standalone processor.. Some processors have dual or quad cores, and may be better for certain tasks. Generally, the more cores a processor has, the more powerful it is.

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What do I need to return/cancel my order

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  • All the accessories and other content that came with the product.
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