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iPhone 5 features a 4" Retina display, thepowerful A6 chip, an 8-megapixel iSight camerawith panorama, ultrafast wireless, iOS 6, andiCloud. Yet it's the thinnest, lightest iPhone ever.

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iPhone 5 features a 4" Retina display, thepowerful A6 chip, an 8-megapixel iSight camerawith panorama, ultrafast wireless, iOS 6, andiCloud. Yet it's the thinnest, lightest iPhone ever.

Size and Weight:

  • Height: 4.87 inches (123.8 mm)
  • Width: 2.31 inches (58.6 mm)
  • Depth: 0.30 inch (7.6 mm)
  • Weight: 3.95 ounces (112 grams)

Cellular and Wireless:
  • GSM model A1428*: UMTS/HSPA+/DC-HSDPA (850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz); GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz); LTE (Bands 4 and 17)
  • CDMA model A1429*: CDMA EV-DO Rev. A and Rev. B (800, 1900, 2100 MHz); UMTS/HSPA+/DC-HSDPA (850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz); GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz); LTE (Bands 1, 3, 5, 13, 25)
  • GSM model A1429*: UMTS/HSPA+/DC-HSDPA (850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz); GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz); LTE (Bands 1, 3, 5)
  • Wifi: 802.11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi (802.11n 2.4GHz and 5GHz)

Location:
  • Assisted GPS and GLONASS
  • Digital compass
  • Wi-Fi
  • Cellular

Display:
  • Retina display
  • 4" (diagonal) widescreen Multi-Touch display
  • 1136-by-640-pixel resolution at 326 ppi
  • 800:1 contrast ratio (typical)
  • 500 cd/m2 max brightness (typical)
  • Fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating on front
  • Support for display of multiple languages and characters simultaneously

Camera, Photos, and Video:
  • 8-megapixel iSight camera
  • Panorama
  • Video recording, HD (1080p) up to 30 frames per second with audio
  • FaceTime HD camera with 1.2MP photos and HD video (720p) up to 30 frames per second
  • Autofocus
  • Tap to focus video or still images
  • Face detection in video or still images
  • LED flash
  • Improved video stabilization
  • Photo and video geotagging

External Buttons and Connectors:
  • On/Off (Sleep/wake)
  • Ring/silent
  • Volume up/down
  • Home button
  • 3.5mm stereo headphone minijack
  • Speaker
  • Microphone
  • Lightning connector

Power and Battery:
  • Built-in rechargeable lithium-ion battery
  • Charging via USB to computer system or power adapter
  • Talk time: Up to 8 hours on 3G
  • Standby time: Up to 225 hours
  • Internet use: Up to 8 hours on 3G, up to 8 hours on LTE, up to 10 hours on Wi-Fi
  • Video playback: Up to 10 hours
  • Audio playback: Up to 40 hours

TV and Video:
  • AirPlay Mirroring to Apple TV support at 720p
  • AirPlay video streaming to Apple TV
  • Video formats supported: 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

Headphones:
  • Apple EarPods with Remote and
  • Storage and travel case

Sensors:
  • Three-axis gyro
  • Accelerometer
  • Proximity sensor
  • Ambient light sensor

System Requirements:
  • Apple ID (required for some features)
  • Internet access5
  • Syncing with iTunes on a Mac or PC requires:
    • Mac: OS X v10.6.8 or later
    • PC: Windows 7; Windows Vista; or Windows XP Home or Professional with Service Pack 3 or later
    • iTunes 10.7 or later (free download from www.itunes.com/download)

In the Box:
  • iPhone 5
  • Apple EarPods with Remote and Mic
  • Lightning to USB Cable
  • USB Power Adapter
  • Documentation

Specifications

Color: White
Display Technology: LCD display
Cell Phone Service Provider: Straight Talk
Color Category: White
Contained Battery Type: Lithium Ion
Operating System: Apple iOS
Model: iphone 5
Screen Size: 4" Inches
Interface Type: IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n ,  Bluetooth 4.0
Mobile Operating System: Apple iOS
Brand: Straight Talk
Standby Time: 225 hours
Manufacturer Part Number: STAPI5CWTPWP
Talk Time: 480 minutes
Features:
  • Apple iPhone 5
  • USB cable, power adapter, Apple EarPods
  • Creating an entirely design meant inventing entirely technology
  • The thinner display ever
  • iPhone 5 is made with a level of precision you'd expect from a ?nely crafted watch - not a smartphone
  • Instead of starting with the speaker, Apple started with the ear
  • So much more than before, and so much less, too
  • More display means more to see, more vibrant, too
  • Ultrafast wireless, connect to fast data networks
  • A6 chip - performance and graphics up to twice as fast
  • iSight camera - the world's most popular camera now captures more of the world
  • Creating an entirely design meant inventing entirely technology
    When Apple envisioned the iPhone, Apple landed on a remarkably thin and light design. But it's nearly impossible to make a device so thin and so light without sacrificing features or performance. Apple could have taken the easy way out and designed something more reasonable and less remarkable. But Apple didn't. If the technology didn't exist, Apple invented it. If a component wasn't small enough, Apple re-imagined it. If convention was standing in the way, Apple left it behind. The result is iPhone 5: the thinnest, lightest, fastest iPhone ever. iPhone 5 is just 7.6 millimeters thin. To make that happen, Apple engineers had to think small, component by component. They created a nano-SIM card, which is 44 percent smaller than a micro-SIM. They also developed a unique cellular solution for iPhone 5. The conventional approach to building LTE into a world phone uses two chips - one for voice, one for data. On iPhone 5, both are on a single chip. The intelligent, reversible Lightning connector is 80 percent smaller than the 30-pin connector. The 8MP iSight camera has even more features - like panorama and dynamic low-light mode - yet it's 20 percent smaller. And the A6 chip is up to 2x faster than the A5 chip but 22 percent smaller.
  • The thinner display ever
    Making a thinner, lighter iPhone meant even the display had to be thinner. Apple engineers accomplished that by creating the first Retina display with integrated touch technology. Which means instead of a separate layer of touch electrodes between display pixels, the pixels do double duty - acting as touch-sensing electrodes while displaying the image at the same time? With one less layer between you and what you see on iPhone 5, you experience more clarity than ever before. All on a display that's 30 percent thinner than before.
  • iPhone 5 is made with a level of precision you'd expect from a ?nely crafted watch - not a smartphone
    Never before has this degree of fit and finish been applied to a phone. Take the glass inlays on the back of iPhone 5, for instance. During manufacturing, each iPhone 5 aluminum housing is photographed by two high-powered 29-megapixel cameras. A machine then examines the images and compares them against 725 unique inlays to find the most precise match for every single iPhone. Look at iPhone 5 and you can't help but notice the exquisite chamfer surrounding the display. A crystalline diamond cuts this beveled edge. It's what gives iPhone 5 its distinctive lines.
  • Instead of starting with the speaker, Apple started with the ear
    It's not easy to create earbud-style headphones that not only feel good in your ears, but also sit securely in your ears. That's because everyone's ears are different. Using optical scans combined with silicone molding, Apple designers created 3D models of various ear types to find a common shape across many different people. That shape led to the unique look of the Apple EarPods. Unlike traditional circular earbuds, their design is defined by the geometry of the ear. This makes them more comfortable for more people than any other earbud-style headphones. They're more stable and durable, too. Apple EarPods provide stronger protection from sweat and water, and they're remarkably stable in the ear, which means they stay in, even when you're on the go.
  • So much more than before, and so much less, too
    A remarkably slim design that still makes room for a larger display and a faster chip. It is ultrafast wireless that doesn't sacrifice battery life. And all-new headphones designed to sound great and fit comfortably. So much went into this iPhone. So you could get even more out of it.
  • More display means more to see, more vibrant, too
    Anyone can make a larger smartphone display. But if you go large for large's sake, you end up with a phone that feels oversize, awkward, and hard to use. iPhone 5 features a 4-inch display designed the right way: it's bigger, but it's the same width as iPhone 4S. So everything you've always done with one hand - typing on the keyboard, for instance - you can still do with one hand. On a larger canvas that lets you see more of every web page. This isn't just a larger display. It's a larger Retina display. At 326 pixels per inch, it has a pixel density so high your eye can't distinguish individual pixels. And as stunning as the Retina display is on the iPhone 4S, this one gives you 18 percent more pixels for an impressive 1136-by-640 resolution. Colors get a boost, too, with color saturation that's 44 percent greater than before. So with iPhone 5, the games you play, the words you read, the images you see, and the apps you love look and feel incredibly vivid and lifelike. For big-time entertainment, iPhone 5 lets you watch widescreen HD video in all its glory - without letterboxing.
  • Ultrafast wireless, connect to fast data networks
    You rely on your iPhone. So a thin, light design and outstanding battery life are important to you. But so is a fast data connection. LTE wireless technology is built for speed, but adding it to a phone can create bulk and drain battery life quickly. iPhone 5 does LTE the right way - optimized for better battery life and designed for ultrafast connectivity in a thin profile. The very things you want most from your smartphone. 2 iPhone 5 supports more networks all over the world.
  • A6 chip, performance and graphics up to twice as fast
    With the 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. Not only is the A6 chip custom designed to be fast, it's custom designed to work with iOS 6 to be extremely power efficient.
  • iSight camera - the world's most popular camera now captures more of the world
    iPhone is the most popular camera in the world. Photos look so stunning; it's hard to believe they were taken with a mobile phone. And everything that made the iSight camera in iPhone 4S the world's favorite is now on iPhone 5 - and then some. The 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 which create one seamless, high-resolution panorama up to 28-megapixels. Imagine sidesplitting, adventure-filled, must-see flicks produced by you and shot on iPhone 5. Record stunning 1080p HD video with the iSight camera. Improved video stabilization helps prevent shaky footage. Face detection for up to 10 faces means everyone can have a moment in the spotlight. You can even take still photos as you record, so you can capture small moments while shooting a big one. You use the front-facing camera on iPhone 5 to make FaceTime video calls.
Assembled Product Dimensions (L x W x H): 4.87 x 2.31 x 0.30 Inches
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Customer review by ILIKEQUALITYPRODUCTS

4.0 stars 7/15/2014 by ILIKEQUALITYPRODUCTS
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The battery doesn't last long. I have to charge 2 sometimes 3 X per day. I don't use for texting or calls much. But it won't last all day! I used the suggestions offered such as turning off wifi when not in use, lessen brightness etc but to no avail. Any more suggestions would be welcomed. Pictures are great.

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Would recommend to a friend? Yes
Age:65 or older
Ownership:2 - 7 weeks
Gender:Female
Usage:Every day
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3/18/2013

Customer review by thecannondalekid

5.0 stars 3/18/2013 by thecannondalekid
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This was a gift for my wife, our first smartphone and our first experience porting an old phone number to a new phone. I had the phone shipped to a nearby store and picked it up and had the store sales personnel do the initial set up. Leaving the store, I was told that the phone should be ready to use in anywhere from 2 to 24 hrs. After 24 hrs nothing happened. A quick call to the store and left a voice message that the phone didn't activate within this 24 hr. period. In the meatime I called an 800 number I found in the Straight Talk literature and after a few minutes, they had the phone up and running. I am also happy to say the salesperson I had worked with the previous day setting up the phone and for whom I had left the voice message with did also call me back shortly thereafter responding to my message on the department's voice mail. Really very happy with the phone and Straight Talk. Very good signal strenght and data transfer speeds have been excellent. We couldn't be happier.

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thecannondalekid
Delanco, NJ
Would recommend to a friend? Yes
Age:45 - 54
Ownership:2 - 7 weeks
Gender:Male
Usage:Every day
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Not truly unlimited
4/3/2013

Customer review by offna32

1.0 stars 4/3/2013 by offna32
by offna32

Please do not use this service. I have for over a year and they have the worst customer service I have ever seen. They will straight out lie to you . I have a smart phone and use wifi every chance I get and somehow they say I violated their data use policy and when I call them they send me to a pre recorded message that I have over used my data when they state its unlimited and I have used less than 1mb . I have heard they slow you down after using 1.5 but I have never reached that and I am slowed down to 220kb a second on my 4g smart phone. Funny thing is my wife was slowed down on the same day and she used even less than me. Something funny is going on and they wont even talk to you about it. They have a new line that they transfer you too where you cant talk to anybody, I even talked to a so called manager , sounded like the same guy, after being on hold for about 15 minutes and he was going to transfer me to that same department. What a joke. Wife just switched to H20 so far its better , not 4g but alot faster than straight talk has slowed us down to.

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offna32
arkansas
Would recommend to a friend? No
Age:45 - 54
Ownership:Longer than one year
Gender:Male
Usage:Every day
Phone is wonderful; Straight Talk not as much
3/9/2013

Customer review by FinallyEntropy

5.0 stars 3/9/2013 by FinallyEntropy
by FinallyEntropy

I have had IPhones for a couple of years, and recently got an IPhone 5 thru Walmart, and connected to Straight Talk. I am on the Verizon Network, 3G. I seldom use the data capability, but didn't like that it was not automatically installed when I activated the phone. Today, after an hour or more on hold with the provider, I looked at the Straight Talk Wireless Forums, and found a simple procedure to get the data capability. Following instructions, I connected to ITunes on my computer, did a complete backup, then erased the IPhone. Then I restored the backup files to the IPhone from ITunes. The phone shut itself off then on, absorbed the files being restored, and now it is fully functional. My gripe with Straight Talk is there was the need to do this at all, and I had to get the information from a discussion site, not the Straight Talk website.

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Norco, California
Would recommend to a friend? Yes
Age:65 or older
Ownership:1 week or less
Gender:Male
Usage:Every day
Not able to get data working and bad CS
3/19/2013

Customer review by Bummedoutreviewer

1.0 stars 3/19/2013 by Bummedoutreviewer
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Excited for this phone. Can call, text and use wifi but cannot connect to mobile network. My main reason was to get faster mobile Internet without a contract. 4 hours of trying to get the Internet to connect and no luck. Spent an hour on with Straight Talk trying to make it work. Was told return for another phone. I am just returning. There and tons of iphone 5 complaints with the same issue on the straight talk forum. No one seems to get it fixed. Straight talk has long wait times to get through. You also get messages saying they are very busy try again later and then it just disconnects after you waited a half hour. You are sent from one rep to another and no one can help! So, I'm just returning the phone and that is all. I am displeased with straight talks customer service. I will keep my old phone. Not worth the $$$ or time on hold.

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Would recommend to a friend? No
Age:25 - 34
Ownership:1 week or less
Gender:Female
Usage:Never
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by meme 1/19/2013
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  • A. Phones purchased through Walmart do not need to be jailbroken to use features!! My iphone 5 works perfect, without jail break (just an fyi, there isn't a legit jailbreak for OS6 anyways) Picture messaging, face time, texting, calling, web, apps and app store work perfectly.
    by InfoKimberly10/9/2013
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  • A. The only things that don't work 1. LTE 4G, you will have 3G and 2. It appears that Visual Voicemail doesn't work. Facetime and MMS do work.
    by gravityron1/22/2013
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  • A. Hi Meme, I have Straight Talk on my iphone 4, and having it on a Iphone 5 shouldn't be any different. So Yes, you can use facetime, and No you don't have visual voicemail, you get the standard regular voicemail, and you can also use this iphone for mms (picture&video sending/receiving), but you would need to jailbreak it first, and enter the mms settings, there's also an alternative method without having to jailbreak...Just that this alternative method might work for others, but not some, the 1st method by jailbreaking it's a guarantee to make mms work though. If have any further questions, let me know..
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by Wirelessspeed 1/12/2013
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  • A. I called Straightalk and they said no to 4G LTE. They said it is a CDMA model and runs on the Verizon 4g network only. There are different iphone models for GSM and CDMA networks, so one will not work on all networks. Additionally, the iphones do not have all the available frequencies that different carriers use. So its likely that the model sold runs on 3g and some 4g networks while not running on ATT networks. This would likely be why the monthly price is so cheap, as Verizon is selling their slower network as their customers are moving to the faster network. I asked if there was a test period and it is 15 days to get a full refund on price of phone. As the monthly card is used during the 15 days, there is no refund on the monthly card price....thus $45/plus taxes is wasted if phone is returned in the first 15 days. Unless you know someone in your area that uses Verizon 4g (non-LTE) and know their speeds, it is not worth the price. Best bet is to wait for price to come down or wait to see how customers fair on test speeds.
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  • A. I bought this phone last night, model A1429. This is a CDMA phone. It appears to be Verizon MVNO. There is NOT LTE service on this phone with Straight Talk service. 3G service is the best I can get. :(
    by gravityron1/14/2013
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  • A. Yes it does run on the 4g LTE. Straight Talk uses the AT&T service line. So where ever AT&T is at Straight Talk is at
    by UMC102812/13/2015
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