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The Associated Press
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September 10, 2013

At a Glance: iPhone 5C and 5S vs. older iPhone 5

Apple unveiled the iPhone 5C and 5S models on Tuesday and will begin selling them next week. Here’s a look at the key differences between those models and last year’s iPhone 5, which is being discontinued.

Tech specs for iPhone 5C:

— Capacity: 16 gigabyte model for $99 and 32 gigabytes for $199, all with two-year service contract.

— Size: height: 4.90 inches; width: 2.33 inches; depth: 0.35 inch (124.4 x 59.2 x 8.97 millimeters).

— Weight: 4.65 ounces (132 grams).

— Display: 4-inch (diagonal) with a resolution of 1136 by 640 pixels at 326 pixels per inch.

— Cameras: 8-megapixel camera on back, 1.2-megapixel on front.

— Video recording: high-definition (1080p — comparable to the resolution of a 40-inch flat panel TV) up to 30 frames per second with audio.

— Battery life: Talk time is up to 10 hours on 3G. Internet works for up to 10 hours on LTE and up to 10 hours on Wi-Fi. Up to 10 hours of video playback. Battery can be replaced by service personnel only.

— Color options: white, pink, yellow, blue or green

— Release date: Sept. 20, 2013.

Tech specs for iPhone 5S:

— Capacity: 16 gigabyte model for $199, 32 gigabytes for $299 and 64 gigabytes for $399, all with two-year service contract.

— Size: height: 4.87 inches; width: 2.31 inches; depth: 0.30 inch (123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 millimeters)

— Weight: 3.95 ounces (112 grams)

— Display: 4-inch (diagonal) with a resolution of 1136 by 640 pixels at 326 pixels per inch.

— Cameras: 8-megapixel camera on back, 1.2-megapixel on front.

— Video recording: high-definition (1080p — comparable to the resolution of a 40-inch flat panel TV) up to 30 frames per second with audio

— Battery life: talk time is up to 10 hours on 3G. Internet works for up to 10 hours on LTE and up to 10 hours on Wi-Fi. Up to 10 hours of video playback. Battery can be replaced by service personnel only.

— Color options: Silver, gold, gray

— Release date: Sept. 20, 2013.

Tech specs for iPhone 5 (discontinued):

— Capacity: At launch, 16 gigabyte model for $199, 32 gigabytes for $299 and 64 gigabytes for $399, all with two-year service contract. Started at $649 without a contract

— Size: height: 4.87 inches; width: 2.31 inches; depth: 0.30 inch (124 x 59 x 7.6 millimeters)

— Weight: 3.95 ounces (112 grams)

— Display: 4-inch (diagonal) with a resolution of 1136 by 640 pixels at 326 pixels per inch.

— Cameras: 8-megapixel camera on back, 1.2-megapixel on front.

— Video recording: high-definition (1080p — comparable to the resolution of a 40-inch flat panel TV) up to 30 frames per second with audio

— Battery life: talk time is up to 8 hours on 3G. Internet works for up to 8 hours on LTE and up to 10 hours on Wi-Fi. Up to 10 hours of video playback. Battery can be replaced by service personnel only.

— Color options: Black, white

— Release date: Sept. 21, 2012.

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