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Review of Apple iPhone 5
3.70 stars Good Form 651 Reviews
Reviewed on: July 21, 2013 Author:
Price Range

$199.00-$849.00 (Based on memory and contract)

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Pros & Cons


  • Super-fast phone with powerful A6 processor
  • Large 4-inch screen with amazing Retina display
  • Thin, sleek and lightweight
  • Simple to use with easiest interface
  • Good battery life
  • Ultrafast wireless and LTE
  • Best customer service from Apple


  • No NFC
  • Maps App is not good
  • Can't customize like an Android phone
Review Summary

This is the summary of consumer reviews for Apple iPhone 5. The BoolPool rating for this product is Good, with 3.70 stars, and the price range is $199.00-$849.00 (Based on memory and contract).

Apple iPhone5 is the latest in the iPhone line and boasts a larger 4- inch Retina display, a faster A6 chip, the latest wireless technology, an 8MP iSight camera, and more. iPhone 5 measures a mere 7.6 millimeters thin and weighs just 112 grams. It features LTE wireless technology for speed and ultrafast connectivity. iPhone 5 supports more networks all over the world. That includes advanced networks such as HSPA, HSPA+, and DC-HSDPA.

With the new A6 chip, just about everything you do on iPhone 5 is noticeably faster — up to twice as fast compared with the A5 chip. So apps launch, web pages load, and email attachments appear almost instantly. The A6 chip also offers graphics performance that’s up to twice as fast as the A5. So you can power through graphics-intensive apps and games. And enjoy higher frame rates for smoother, more realistic gameplay. iPhone 5 has more than enough battery power to last throughout the day — up to 8 hours of browsing on a cellular connection, up to 8 hours of talk time, and up to 10 hours of video playback time.

The iSight camera in iPhone 5 is the world’s favorite camera. The new panorama feature lets you capture everything from a family reunion group photo to a jaw-dropping shot of the Grand Canyon. With one smooth motion you can shoot up to an impressive 240 degrees. The gyroscope, A6 chip, and Camera app work together to create one seamless, high-resolution panorama up to 28 megapixels.

Many reviewers miss the NFC on iPhone 5. Apple's Map app is not good and not liked by many users. iPhone 5 does not compare well to some Android phones available in the market.

Overall, Apple iPhone 5 is one of the most popular and favorite smartphones available in the market. iPhone owners love their phone because it is simple and easy to use

User Voice
Apple iPhone 5
Super-fast browsing Super-fast photography SIRI is completely out of BETA and is wonderful Can post to twitter, Facebook by voice command Slim Incredible screen
Review Group #: 1 Rating :
4.50 stars
10 Reviews See Details
LTE Much faster processor Nice display Apple ecosystem and integration No NFC, No voice/data simultaneously on VZW Comparatively small display Screen scuffs and scratches easy Lightweight and beautiful
Review Group #: 2 Rating :
3.50 stars
12 Reviews See Details
Best ecosystem Huge App Store Huge Music Store iCloud A6 chip Integrated touch Camera has precision lens alignment, dynamic low-light mode and sapphire crystal Maps App is not good Good sound quality
Review Group #: 3 Rating :
5.00 stars
16 Reviews See Details
Thinner Lighter Larger screen New connector so needs new extra chargers Easiest user interface Best customer service Anti-glare screen Weak battery life
Review Group #: 4 Rating :
4.00 stars
31 Reviews See Details
Impressive industrial design IOS just keeps getting better Apps selection is the best in the market Camera is unbeatable Battery life is improved but still weak
Review Group #: 5 Rating :
4.00 stars
44 Reviews See Details
Screen size is still smaller than most Android phones Downright beautiful looking phone Can't customize like an Android phone
Review Group #: 6 Rating :
4.00 stars
50 Reviews See Details
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Apple iPhone 5 16GB (White) - Unlocked


Rating : 3.70 stars Form 651 Reviews
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Rating : 3.70 stars Form 651 Reviews
Apple iPhone 5
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Rating : 3.70 stars Form 651 Reviews
Apple iPhone 5
Apple iPhone 5


Rating : 3.70 stars Form 651 Reviews
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