Apple - iPhone 5c
|Display Size||4-inch, 640 x 1136 pixel display (326 ppi)|
|Operating System||iOS 7 (at launch)|
|External Storage Specs|
|Main Camera (Back)||8MP|
|Secondary Camera (Front)||1.2MP|
|Height||4.9 inches (12.45 cm)|
|Width||2.33 inches (59.2 mm)|
|Depth||0.35 inches (8.9 mm)|
|Weight||4.65 oz (132 g)|
|Colors||Blue, Green, Pink, White, Yellow|
|Supported Audio Formats||AAC (8 to 320 Kbps), Protected AAC (from iTunes Store), HE-AAC, MP3 (8 to 320 Kbps), MP3 VBR, Audible (formats 2, 3, 4, Audible Enhanced Audio, AAX, and AAX+), Apple Lossless, AIFF, and WAV|
|Supported Video Formats||H.264 video up to 1080p, 30 frames per second, High Profile level 4.1 with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats; MPEG-4 video up to 2.5 Mbps, 640 by 480 pixels, 30 frames per second, Simple Profile with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps per channel, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats; Motion JPEG (M-JPEG) up to 35 Mbps, 1280 by 720 pixels, 30 frames per second, audio in ulaw, PCM stereo audio in .avi file format|
|In The Box||
Apple opposes court order to unlock gunman's iPhone for FBI
Apple CEO Tim Cook has penned an open letter to protest a court order demanding the company unlocks an iPhone 5c belonging to one of the gunmen in the San Bernardino shooting. The FBI wants Apple to create a backdoor in iOS, which it refuses to do. United States magistrates judge Sheri Pym, citing the All Writs Act of 1789, asks Apple to assist the FBI in gaining access to an iPhone...
4-inch iPhone 6c no show on Sept. 9; Apple considered 3.5-inch iPhone
Apple just released invites for its iPhone 6s event on September 9, which will be held in San Francisco. While we are already expecting the iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, a refreshed Apple TV, possible new iPads and more, earlier rumors pointed to the small chance that Apple might also introduce a 4-inch iPhone 6c. That won’t happen, 9to5Mac says,...
iPhone 5c catches shotgun blast to save man's life
The iPhone 5c may opt for plastic instead of metal, but apparently it’s still powerful enough to deflect a shotgun blast. That’s what happened to one man in England this week when his smartphone ended up saving his life. British network iTV reports than an unnamed 25-year old survived a shotgun attack from a 19-year old assailant thanks to his trusty iPhone 5c. The device, which looks...
New Tool Bypasses iPhone's Activation Lock for $150
iOS users can now bypass Apple's Activation Lock and reactivate devices without an iCloud password thanks to a new tool from smartphone unlock provider ChronicUnlocks. The service is intended to free blocked devices when users forget their iCloud login details or sell their devices without restoring them, but it will cost you a cool $150. Apple's Activation Lock, introduced last year...
iPhone 6 Dummy Unit Hands-On: Comparing Apple's Future With Its Past
It’ll be a while before we get an official look at Apple’s upcoming iPhone 6. So, until then, we got our hands on a dummy unit to provide you with a look at what very well could be Apple’s next big flagship. Numerous reports have claimed Apple is ready to go big, and a recent barrage of leaks suggest that the dummy unit up above is indeed Apple’s preferred iPhone 6 design. Although this...
Chart Reveals iPhone 5c Doing Much Better Than Most Android Flagships
The iPhone 5c didn’t live up to Apple’s lofty standards. But the device might be doing much better than initially thought. A new report by Apple Insider reveals a pretty telling chart in the smartphone fight, one that might surprise (or not) a few iPhone 5c naysayers. Perhaps it was Apple’s failure to price the iPhone 5c than the device itself being bad. (I’ve been using the 5c since it...
Virgin Mobile Offering 30-Percent Off iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c
Virgin Mobile is currently offering Apple's most recent iPhone models (iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c) for some pretty awesome off-contract prices. The Sprint MVNO, which offers unlimited minutes, messaging and data for $50 per month, has the 16GB iPhone 5s listed at $384.99 without a two-year contract. Up the internal storage to 32GB, and you're looking at $454.99, and $524.00 for the 64GB...
LG G2 vs. iPhone 5c - Mobile Madness
Yesterday's pairing of the Sony Xperia Z2 vs. the BlackBerry Z30 resulted in a win by the Z30. The Z30 will advance on to the next round to go up against the Samsung Galaxy Note 3. Today's pairing will feature the LG G2 vs. the iPhone 5c.
Apple iPhone 5c vs. Nokia X+ - Mobile Madness
Yesterday’s match-up featured our closest competition thus far in Mobile Madness 2014. Voting closed with the LG G2 edging out the HTC One by just 2 percentage points. The LG G2 actually was behind by double digits leading up to this morning and slowly carved away HTC’s Lead. The LG G2 will now go on to face the winner of today’s contest, the iPhone 5c or the Nokia X+. There were...
Student's iPhone 5c Catches Fire Causing 2nd-Degree Burns
An eighth-grade student in Kennebunk, Maine was treated for second-degree burns last week after her iPhone 5c allegedly caught fire spontaneously in her pocket during class. The student was discharged from the hospital after 45 minutes while the once-green smartphone is now charred black and unusable. "Immediately, smoke starts billowing from around the student," principal Jeff Rodman...
Apple Stores to Offer iPhone 5c Screen Repairs Starting Next Week, Rumor Says
It’s only been a few months since the iPhone 5c hit the market, but apparently that’s long enough for some to crack the colorful smartphone’s 4-inch screen. Apple will apparently begin offering in-store repairs for the iPhone 5c screen on Monday, Jan. 20 for around $149, according to a report from 9to5Mac citing several anonymous sources. Plans to offer iPhone 5c repairs at Apple’s...
Tim Cook Optimistic Ahead of China Mobile iPhone Launch
With Apple set to launch the iPhone on China Mobile this Friday, CEO Tim Cook gave a rare interview to The Wall Street Journal this week, in which he expressed his optimism for the launch. Even before the world's biggest carrier starts selling iPhones, Cook claims Apple still boasts a respectable market share in China, despite reports that it's trailing far behind both local...
China Mobile iPhone Launch Forces Competitors to Drop Prices
The recent launch of the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c on China Mobile is causing a ripple effect across the mobile industry in China. Competitors, fearing that China Mobile—the world's largest wireless carrier—may steal customers, are starting to drop prices. Until now, China Unicom had a strong foothold in China because it, and China Telcom, were the two only carriers to offer the device....
Buffalo Gear CES 2014 Edition—Brandon's Bag
I vowed never to go to CES again after getting lost and stumbling through an absolute accessory nightmare. But here I am, getting ready for another long week that will surely be filled with little sleep and lots and lots of hand sanitizer. The good thing about this being my second CES is that I know what to expect—kind of. You're never really prepared for what's going to happen. More...
Apple's China Mobile Deal Expected to Boost Revenues by 5 Percent in 2014
Apple finally squared away a deal to sell the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c on China Mobile, the world's largest wireless carrier, and the effects of that deal are expected to result in positive gains on Apple's balance sheet next year. According to a new report, Apple stands to post an increase in revenues of about five percent in 2014 thanks to the deal alone. Piper Jaffray analyst Gene...