Apple iPhone 5S
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American technology major Apple reportedly revealed the iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C price details for the Indian market today.

Apple smartphone premium model iPhone 5S's 16GB is said to be priced at ₹53,500, 32GB at ₹62,500, whereas the 64GB variant will have a price-tag of ₹71,500. iPhone 5s will come in three colours: Gold, Silver and Space Gray.

Meanwhile, the plastic model iPhone 5C's 16GB and 32GB variants will cost ₹41,900 and ₹53,500 respectively. The cheaper iPhone will come in four colours: pink, blue, green and yellow. The company will also sell seperate cases for iPhone 5S and are said to come in beige, black, blue, brown, yellow and red colours for a maximum retail price of ₹3,200(including taxes), whereas iPhone 5c cases will come in blue, green, pink, yellow, black and white for a ₹2,300[MRP]. 

Metal-clad Apple iPhone 5S sports a 4.0-inch wide-screen retina display with 1136x640p resolution, having a pixel density of 326 ppi (pixels per inch) and boasts Touch ID finger sensor on the home screen. It runs on the new iOS 7.0, powered by an advanced 64-bit architecture-based A7 processor which comes paired with a M7 motion co-processor.

Other specifications include 8.0-megapixel camera with f2.2 aperture which is capable of recording full HD (1920x1080p) resolution video, 1.2-megapixel front-facing camera and battery which is capable of running 10 hours (3G) of talk time.

On the other hand, Apple iPhone 5C also sports the same screen dimensions, as well as the camera and battery specifications of its expensive sibling, but under-the-hood it features the dual-core A6 processor, seen inside the 2012-premium model iPhone 5.

Currently both the Apple smartphones can be pre-booked at select Airtel retail shops and are said go on sale across India on 1 November.

Key specifications of Apple's premium iPhone 5S and Low-cost 'iPhone 5C':


Apple iPhone 5S

Apple iPhone 5C


4.0-inch widescreen retina display with 1136x640p resolutions having pixel density having 326 ppi (pixels per inch) 

4.0-inch widescreen retina display with 1136x640p resolutions having pixel density having 326 ppi (pixels per inch) 


iOS 7

iOS 7


Next generation 64-bit Apple A7 processor (up to twice faster than the previous generation chipset), and M7 motion co-processor

Dual-core Apple A6 processor


16GB, 32GB and 64GB

16GB and 32GB


8.0-megapixel camera with Dual-LED flash support called as True Tone, f/2.2 aperture, full HD video recording, 3X zoom

Front: 1.2-megapixel camera, HD 720p video recording

Main: 8.0-megapixel camera with LED flash support, full HD video recording, f/2.4 aperture, 3X zoom

Front:1.2-megapixel camera, HD 720p video recording,


Talk time: up to 10 hours (3G)

Standby time: close to 250 hours

Talk time: up to 10 hours (3G)

Standby time: close to 250 hours


3G and 4G-LTE (in select markets)

3G and 4G-LTE (in select markets)


Finger-print scanner on Home button, improved voice-search feature Siri, NFC, Wi-Fi (802.11 a/b/g/n, 2.4GHz & 5GHz), Bluetooth v4.0,A-GPS, GLONASS, digital compass

Siri, Wi-Fi (802.11 a/b/g/n , 2.4GHz & 5GHz ), Bluetooth v4.0, A-GPS, GLONASS, digital compass tough plastic polycarbonate shell with multiple colour options, 3.5 mm audio port, lightning port


123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm

124.4 x 59.2 x 8.97 mm


112 g

132 g

Colour options

Gold, Silver and Space Grey

Will come in White, Blue, Pink, Yellow and Green

MRP Price[including VAT-Value Added Taxes]

16GB-₹53,500, 32GB-₹62,500 and 64GB- ₹71,500

16GB-₹41,900 and 32GB-₹53,500

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