Why the iPhone 5S is still the best buy


The iPhone 5S was released three years ago and has been replaced by the newer and larger iPhone 6, iPhone 6S and iPhone 7.

Yet it is still on the market and yet there are plenty of reasons to purchase it, especially if you are on a budget.

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The iPhone 5S comes with a 4.0-inch display with dimensions of 123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6mm making it slim and light, weighing only 112g. This time size matters. iPhone 5S makes a great choice for those who wants to use the phone only with one hand.


Despite iPhone 5s is no longer a flagship phone for Apple and does not carry a skyrocket price tag, it doesn’t make the phone less premium. It is a stunning device, coming with high-end design in an aluminium body in space grey, silver and champagne colours.


The iPhone 5S equipped with a 1.3GHz dual-core Apple A7 processor and 1GB of RAM. To you, that probably does not sound like a lot but even the newer iPhone 6S only has a dual-core processor and the iPhone 6 only has 1GB of RAM. Only the iPhone 7 equipped with a quad-core processor and 2GB of RAM. But that’s a brand new, really expensive phone. So that being said iPhone 5S doesn’t fall far behind most other Apple devices.


The 4.0-inch screen on the iPhone 5S has a Retina display with a resolution of 640 x 1136 and  density of 326 pixels per inch. Guess what? Brand new iPhone 7 has the same pixel density.


The iPhone 5S iSight camera has and an 8 megapixel snapper and true tone flash, which has two LEDs. The FaceTime camera takes 1.2Mp photos at a resolution of 1280×960, and offers 720p HD video recording.

Touch ID

The iPhone 5S was the first Apple phone to come with Touch ID.  The Touch ID fingerprint scanner will not only unlock your phone in an instant but will let you purchase app in Apple store without Apple ID password. This feauture is very convenient and more secure then passcodes, which iPhone owners use.By the way, Apple’s Touch ID is one of the fastest and most reliable among other devices with similar feature.

Shall I buy the iPhone 5S or not?

That really depends on what you expect from your phone. However, The iPhone 5S is no longer a flagship phone, but it still looks very stylish and it is packed with different useful features. Most importantly, it’s performance is still smooth and speedy. If you are on a budget, but consider no other phone rather than iPhone, then iPhone 5S is the best affordable mid-range option for you.


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