Consumer Reports Says iPhone 5s, 5c Display and Battery Are 'No Match' for Other Android Devices

Consumer Reports Says iPhone 5s, 5c Display and Battery Are 'No Match' for Other Android Devices

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kikj - October 21, 2013 at 6:07pm
My iPhone 5 screen is large enough. Please St. Jobs don't let them make it bigger.
IGZO - October 23, 2013 at 9:16pm
unfortunantly they have to, what else is their to improve other than ios? besides they will get users who thought "same shit, no new look" back because they switch to android over screen size, fck anyone who ever did this!
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Great. - October 20, 2013 at 2:26pm
Geekbench results Apple iPhone 5s: 1410 (single core score), 2561 (multi core score) LG G2: 882 (single core score), 2355 (multi core score) Samsung Galaxy S4: 687 (single core score), 1939 (multi core score) HTC One: 643 (single core score), 1805 (multi core score) Apple iPhone 5c: 711 (single core score), 1281 (multi core score) Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini: 649 (single core score), 1135 (multi core score) HTC One Mini: 477 (single core score), 880 (multi core score)
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bobdupa - October 17, 2013 at 3:52am
it may be small but you can hold with one hand and blue screen is real no match for lousy android
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Bodedo - October 17, 2013 at 12:05pm
And the malware is no match for iPhone!
Petr - October 17, 2013 at 3:09am
Consumer reports also likes Toyota :-)
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odedo1 - October 17, 2013 at 1:03am
This article is totally bull and the iPhone retina screen is the best ever made the size is also perfect for a phone when I want something bigger I reach for my iPad. The problem is that samfuck are forcing Apples hands into making the iPhone 6 a 5 to 6 inch screen and there is nothing we can do about it, my only wish is that Apple will offer the iPhone 6 in 2 sizes 4 and 5.x inches so I'll have a choice to stay with the perfect 4 inch size phone but I know it's only a wishful thinking ( that's sucks) !!!
sharifgd - October 19, 2013 at 5:31am
you said exactly what i was thinking ... thanks
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Trucker - October 17, 2013 at 12:27am
I like my smallish screen. It's a phone, NOT a Tablet.
Ottorbox - October 16, 2013 at 9:23pm
Consumer Reports, most reliable source to get reviews on products. Yet Apple fanboys call them biased becuz they were giving honest opinions about iPhone.
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Rotterbox - October 16, 2013 at 9:49pm
Yet you act like your shit is far superior yet you got nothing to prove it! Talk about opinions, oh don't believe me, look the charts up here!
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Jgin12 - October 16, 2013 at 10:59pm
That's the problem dumbass. They REPORT OPINIONS. If I wanted a Droids opinion, I would go to any tech related forum and hear them preach their propaganda. How about they report the FACTS, there's an idea. The generalized statement of "the smaller screen can't beat the larger screen" is a perfect example. In what way can it not "beat" a larger screen? Where is the proof? What makes the larger display unbeatable? I guess we are just supposed to take their word for it. Is it the brightness? the clarity? Resolution? Or is it the sluggish performance/speed the larger screen has? If I made the statement of "the iPhone 5s screen performance just can't be beat", I would be able to back that up with a report that has actual data and facts (which is referenced in this article but not consumer reports)...It wouldn't be just my opinion, but a fact. Which in turn, would be something worth reading.
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Joe - October 16, 2013 at 8:40pm
I tried the s4 for a few weeks and went back to my iphone 5. That thing had THE WORST battery life ever... I even disabled everything and it still sucked. I wonder why they never talk about that?
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Joe you know - October 16, 2013 at 9:50pm
They hide who they really are Nd are too desperate to reveal the thieves wannabes they are!
Tom - October 17, 2013 at 1:51am
I have both S4 and I5 iPhone 5 doesnt last more than 5-7 hours, my S4 goes the whole day with one charge you kidding me??? iPhone 5S is joke, The S4 4'9 inches the perfect size to read content nicely, I prefer a 1080p screen over a 640 screen any day.
Joel - October 17, 2013 at 2:09am
I used ip5 and I don't care how fast the battery would sink but I can read right off a 4" screen and play with it and I never find it hard typing on it but good thing landscape mode makes it wider just in case! S4 is big ass plastic trash, but that's the only reason people like it, bigger phone or gadget, better battery, what a joke THAT was!
Tom - October 17, 2013 at 3:11am
S4 is trash? You kidding me. It destroys the iPhone 5 in every way, speed, performance, sd storage, nfc, ir blaster, octa core, 2gb ram. 1080p screen. better battery, graphics. Your iphone 5 is garbage same design for years. unlock costs over 120 bucks , jailbreak needs to be awaited its a stupid phone. Go test to see which is more durable your iphone 5s vs note 3 and see what premium quality iphone 5s is, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jXX_35xy8Rc
Tomental - October 17, 2013 at 3:28am
Wow, did you really look back at the "iPhone 5 touchscreen is 2.5x faster than android devices [chart]" article because you didn't really prove anything, I even looked at videos and it's true! How can s4 even destroy iPhone if s4 is slow (so says the chart) and the fact that it's still plastic and it burns, not even with the one hand use or any camera features like e 5s not to mention some s4 or iPhone users who once used s4 including me even if I never owned one have said it STILL has bugs like page freezes, automatically closing out of Internet, stop motions during a game because I onced experienced these on the tablet, but god I had more problems than ever back then, today I use iPad, not one problem! If iPhone 5 is the same design for years how come 3GS was the last to use plastic (disregard 5c because it's not part of the timeline) and what about the taller look WITH newer bottom and buttons and back design, what is so same about that, look at s(hit)4, the only difference is button and size and material, the only same for iPhone is awards because no one else received a jd power award! Does s4 have a display like retina to eliminate blurs and pixels in text and pics? Did it have charts to compare to iPhone, did it even outsell more than iPhone?
Jude - October 17, 2013 at 3:56am
You said you have both I5 and S4. U debase theI5 while u worship the S4 Why would u use both at same time? It's very odd and even baffling a person would use both S4 and I5. I see many use iPhone (latest model) and Samsung (older models) at same time, or vice versa. But I certainly do not see anyone use both i5 and s4. You are a liar.
Tom - October 17, 2013 at 2:41pm
Tomental - Nobody cares if the touchscreen is faster by 2.5. We are talking about iPhone 5 vs S4, the S4 destroys the iPhone 5 in performance and in graphics. If your talking about iPhone 5S thats a different story. The only reason why the 5S is faster then the S4 at this moment is because its running 64 bit and the geekbench supports 32bit and 64 bit. If samsung releases the S5 with the 64 bit since samsung makes the chips for apple (so dont say they copy) it will destroy the iPhone 5S because its 64bit, any laptop even you compare 32bit to 64 bit application, 64 bit cpus will perform faster. I have had the S4 for over 3 months now, and never experience any slowness crashing or freezing I have the GT-i9500 version octa. The Retina is a joke its only in the 300 ppi range and that was the same since the original iPhone 4. Nothing has changed not even the display for the past years more than 2-3. While the S4 is almost at 500ppi. If your comparing pixel density, the S4 wins in every aspect. I can look closely and can see the iPhone 5 pixels from close, the S4 doesnt have that issue.
Tom - October 17, 2013 at 2:47pm
Jude - I use both phones and have two lines, Im a developer and therefore I need both platforms to test application. I have the iPhone 5 (not 5S) and the S4 GT-I9500. Every phone has its issues. But if your comparing raw speed and zipping through apps and playing games, the S4 owns the iPhone 5 in every way. Maybe the iPhone 5 is a better built quality and constructions, but the Samsung has all the hadware inside that is light years ahead of apple. When a new samsung innovation comes around its SOMETHING NEW, when apple comes around, ITS THE SAME DESIGN OVER AND OVER with minor changes and eat your money for something abit faster. I used to love apple alot, but now its getting old. The best design apple did was on the iPhone 4 which I have that also. That was an amazing device and an nice upgrade from the 3GS. Since then, the iPhone 5 has been nothing but a stupid long phone design. Looks like someone took the screen and stretched it so long looks like a hot dog.
URALLSHEEP - October 17, 2013 at 9:09pm
Tom you are WAYYYYYYYYYY too rational and unbiased to be commenting on this site.. I come here for tech news and read comments for laughs. I have owned EVERY iphone (besides the new ones) as well as a few android phones.. the older androids were pretty crappy a few years back (and the isheep will NEVER forget this and they think it's still the case today) but the latest offerings blow iphones out of the water! i've been using the S4 since it came out and i love it. sure theres a few things that could be improved(as with any phone especially the beloved iphone) but i won't be switching back any time soon. for starters, that 4 inch screen is laughable. i have small hands, so naturally i was intimidated in the beginning.. Now i chuckle every time i pick up an iphone. Camera: daylight, low-light, flash, no flash, S4 is LIGHT YEARS ahead and my friends with iphone always ask me to take pics for them. Battery life: S4 again blows the iphone away, it's not even close. the only things the iphone wins at is build quality and simplicity of the OS. i dont know why i even wrote this, probably just to troll the isheep.. but MAYBE someone will read it and think "maybe i should form my own opinions before i bash anything thats NOT apple"
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Jude - October 18, 2013 at 12:28am
That's what I'm saying: if u hate i5 so much why are u still using it? So what if u are a developer? Developer are more concerned over the apps and how they perform, but u go into details over the design and other stuff of the phone. If u hate i5 so much, why as a developer u just don't drop I5? Is it because there's still areas u silently agree that I5 is still told over S4? Bottom line : if u hate a phone so much; u won't even bother to own it; let alone help the company that manufacture it develop apps.
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Jude - October 18, 2013 at 12:35am
U have used all iPhones before ? If that's the case why did u not switch before? Why? iPhone had 3.5" screen and slow battery and all sorts if junk, while s3 were selling like hot cakes? Why did u not switch then? Now u say 4" is a joke? Well u must be watching porn and u have no money to do that on a PC or laptop so u only can afford to watch tv and porn on a phone. I get it. Lol If u come here to read tech news, just read, and since u mentioned bashing, aren't u bashing those u just prefer iPhone over s4? Why do u bash others when u sit on your high horse? Lol u are just a mistakable troll who is jealous of people who use iPhones. Why don't u be happy holding on to your s4; no ones accusing u of any crime, lol
MoreNonsense - October 19, 2013 at 1:41pm
Jude... You should stay off the internets.
Jude - October 20, 2013 at 1:07am
Why should I stay off the internet? Why don't u stay off the internet instead?
Iphone Guy - October 20, 2013 at 7:51am
OK, just to sort things out here, the article "The iPhone 5s is the Top Handset at All Major U.S. Carriers, iPhone 5c is in Second or Third" holds the truth, but the thing about size is phones aren't made to be tablets, they would just take up pocket space and eliminate one hand use, not to mention how s4 still doesn't have what it takes to beat iphone, even if you look at sales in "Galaxy S4 Hits 20 Million Shipments, Still Outpaced by iPhone" finally if you look at the loading speeds in the article " iPhone 5 Touchscreen is 2.5x Faster Than Android Devices [Chart]" all this proves s4 has been the same as before and still falling behind to lose iphone, 'nuff said!
Jtmaxo - October 16, 2013 at 7:12pm
Consumer reports are biased and I stopped purchasing their magazines about 2 years ago
MoreNonsense - October 17, 2013 at 4:12am
Your opinion is biased and I disregarded it 2 seconds ago.
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MaKI - October 16, 2013 at 6:33pm
if there will be anyone who could make and put 3.500mAh battery into iPhone size phone. Let me know! Then the battery life will be i guess 3x more than any 5" android device for sure.
Mrstudz - October 16, 2013 at 6:53pm
Lol so this is an article attempting to discredit someone else's opinion. This is the same as comment trolling at the article level... Honestly why would one website care about the opinion of another website.
Alex - October 16, 2013 at 9:05pm
Consumer Reports is notorious for biased reviews. It is a known fact that companies provide Consumer Reports with "gifts" through both free test models to keep and business gifts such as box seat tickets and so on. It is a huge problem and I can understand why some "journalists" are concerned about this practice.
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