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iPhone 5S/5C vs. Leading Competitors: Nokia, Google, Motorola, Samsung

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Trying to decide what smartphone to buy? It can be a confusing decision because there are so many different models from different companies available. To try to make the decision a little easier, this chart shows how the features of the iPhone 5S and 5C compare against a number of their major competitors, including those running Google's Android OS and the Nokia Lumia, running Windows Phone.

For a more detailed look at this topic, check out iPhone or Android: Which Smartphone Should You Buy?













 

iPhone 5S & 5C vs. Droid, Samsung, Google, Nokia

  iPhone 5S iPhone 5C Moto X Google Galaxy
Nexus 5
Nokia
Lumia
1520
Samsung
Galaxy
S4
Capacity 16 GB,
32 GB,
64 GB
16 GB,
32 GB
16GB,
32 GB
16GB, 32GB 32GB (up to 64GB) 16 GB,
32 GB,
64 GB
(expand to additional
64GB)
Screen size (inches)
/Resolution
4 /
1136 x 640
4 /
1136 x 640
4.7 /
1280 x 720
4.95 /
1920 x 1080
6 /
1920 x 1080
5 /
1920 x 1080
Battery Life
(in hours)
Talk: 10
Web/Video: 10
Audio: 40
Talk: 10
Web/Video: 10
Audio: 40
24 17 Talk: 25
Video: 11
Audio: 124
Unlisted
NFC No No Yes Yes Yes Yes
Fingerprint Scanner Yes No No No No No
64-bit Processor Yes No No No No No
Main Camera 8 megapixel 8 megapixel 10 megapixel 8 megapixel 20 megapixel 13 megapixel
Secondary Camera 1.2 megapixel 1.2 megapixel 2 megapixel 1.3 megapixel 1.2 megapixel 2 megapixel
Records Video? 1080p HD 1080p HD 1080p HD 1080p HD 1080p HD 1080p HD
Onboard Video
Editing?
Yes Yes Yes No No Yes
App Store Apple App Store Apple App Store Android Market Android Market Windows Phone
Apps+Games Store
Android Market
Voice Recognition
& Commands
Siri Siri Google
Voice Actions
Google
Voice Actions
Yes Google
Voice
Actions
Carrier AT&T,
Sprint,
T-Mobile, Verizon
AT&T,
Sprint,
T-Mobile,
Verizon
AT&T,
Sprint,
T-Mobile,
Verizo
Sprint, T-Mobile AT&T AT&T,
Sprint,
T-Mobile,
Verizon
Network Type 4G LTE 4G LTE 4G LTE 4G LTE 4G LTE 4G LTE
Size
(in inches)

4.87 x 2.31
x 0.30

4.9 x 2.33 
x 0.35
5.09 x 2.57 x varies 5.43 x 2.72 x 0.34 6.41 x 3.36 x 0.34 5.38 x 2.75
x 0.31
Weight
(in ounces)
3.95 4.65 4.58 4.58 7.37 4.58
Price
w/ Contract
$199,
$299,
$399
$99,
$199
$49 and up $349 $199 $49, $99, $159
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iPhone 5C 
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