Design and Build Quality
The iPhones have always been praised for their design and build quality. But to keep price of the iPhone 5C, the device now adorns a plastic glossy body. However, it’s very good and doesn’t gives any feeling of cheap plastic at all. To strengthen it further, the device has a reinforced steel inside plastic. The plastic body also gave Apple the flexibility to bring iPhone 5C is slew of colors like Red, Blue, Green, White and Yellow. Other buttons and ports are in exactly same position as of previous generation devices.
iPhone 5C has a 4 inch LCD touchscreen bearing a Retina resolution of 640 x 1136 pixels. This gives it superb pixel density of 326 ppi. The display is bright and offers adequate viewing angles.
The smartphone is loaded with an Apple A6 chip which comprises of a dual-core processor with the speed of 1.3 GHz and a PowerVR SGX 544MP graphics processor for rendering graphics. It has a 1 GB of RAM making sure that the phone doesn’t lags for even while playing powerful games. The device comes in two memory variants of 16 GB/ 32 GB. For connectivity, it has 2G/ 3G/ 4G support, Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi a/b/g/n and GPS.
The iPhone 5C is fueled by a Li-Po battery of 1420 mAh which claims to give it impressive talk time of 10 hours and standby time of up to 250 hours.
iPhone 5C comes with an 8 MP camera at its back with LED flash. It offers several useful features like HDR, panorama, face and smile detection, geo-tagging, etc. It’s also supports Full HD video recording at 30 fps. For video calling purposes, it has a 1.2 MP camera at the front capable of recording 720p videos.
With iPhone 5C, Apple is venturing to the new territory of affordable smartphones. Unlike its previous offerings, where the price charged was higher because of the top notch features and Apple’s brand affinity, the iPhone 5C price can help the company to push its devices to newer people with affordable price. The youthful colors of the phone will also make it likeable to the younger populace.