5s vs. 5 noticeable differences?

Sharunda

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I read where the black screen seems darker somehow. I think it was someone here on the eiC who mentioned that the screen seemed darker to them.

I saw my co-workers iPhone 5s today and it looked so good. The Space Gray is a handsome color. Apple did a good job with it. I know I'll love mine when I get it.

The speakers louder!? That will be a plus for me. I
 

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Fingerprints don't seem as noticeable. Speaker is louder.
 

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The 5S is louder. I thought maybe life proof made improvements to the case which they did say. I tossed my early production black few and got a new teal one for 40 from AT&T cause they were half off.

I guess maybe its a combo of both


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I didn't see much to make me switch. Played with it yesterday at the Apple store and left with no doubt that I'm gonna pass this one and wait for the 6.


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I didn't see much to make me switch. Played with it yesterday at the Apple store and left with no doubt that I'm gonna pass this one and wait for the 6.
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Benchmarks show it's right at twice as fast as the 5, but from comparisons I've seen it really only shows it's true speed on games and such. Yeah boot up times are a bit faster and you may get a web page to load few milliseconds faster, but I agree with ya @Bennyboy
 
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Benchmarks show it's right at twice as fast as the 5, but from comparisons I've seen it really only shows it's true speed on games and such. Yeah boot up times are a bit faster and you may get a web page to load few milliseconds faster, but I agree with ya @Bennyboy
That doesn't matter much to me, I don't play games and the 5 is fast enough to compete with any phone out there. If I would've noticed a difference in the camera I might have considered the switch, I can get 500 for my unlocked iPhone so it's not a money issue and a year from now it might still be worth around $300 so I can upgrade for free, or Keep both. For now all I know is that I'm happy where I'm at.


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there is a lot different between the 5 or the 5s
 

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Me too I had a play with the 5s and of course it's gonna be a bit quicker than the 5 but I will be waiting and sticking with my 5 as the new iOS has given it a boost plus I've got the black and slate and still no marks or scuffs! I'm pretty pleased with that when I see some of my friends black ip5 I wonder if Apple sorted that little problem out on the space grey(is it called)..


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I truly have not noticed much different either outside of Touch ID, which is minimal. I believe that is faster because I'm told that, but for my use it seems the same.

Only reason I upgraded is because I'm able to every year due to an extra line on my account never needing a new phone. So it's a "why not" situation.
 

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Songs/Apps download wicked fast and back up to cloud is way faster too. I have to do a comparison. With both phones side by side


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No one has mentioned the camera
Is it not that much more ?

The camera was the only reason that I was considering replacing the ip5
 
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No one has mentioned the camera
Is it not that much more ?

The camera was the only reason that I was considering replacing the ip5
I think good photographers have to start using the 5s before we get credible opinions on the camera. I'm not listening to the opinions of Joe Bumbleshutter down the street as the definitive word on the camera.
 

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Valid point
I haven't gotten to see an ip5s yet in person so I was just looking for any feedback
 

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I'm not a photographer but I really wanted to try the camera in low light, I think any difference we can see it there, and didn't find any apps on the 5S installed that let me play with focus and exposure. Btw I forgot to check on the 5S, does it have that option stock? Just out of curiosity.


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I'm not a photographer but I really wanted to try the camera in low light, I think any difference we can see it there, and didn't find any apps on the 5S installed that let me play with focus and exposure. Btw I forgot to check on the 5S, does it have that option stock? Just out of curiosity.
You're not a photographer?! Um...I've seen your instagram. You are definitely a good photographer. Your pics are amazing. (y)
 

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Side by side with my 5, I can see a marked difference between the screens. The 5s is definitely brighter and clearer, it's also much cooler than my 5 was, this one is closer to that of my 4S


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Side by side with my 5, I can see a marked difference between the screens. The 5s is definitely brighter and clearer, it's also much cooler than my 5 was, this one is closer to that of my 4S


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It is brighter. I saw a difference between my 5 and my coworkers 5s screen. I thought it was just because his was new but I had my brightness up so it should have looked equal but it didn't.


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yeah apps have been uploading faster but some apps don't download for me and also he feel is not the same