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Apple iPhone 5C (16GB) vs Apple iPhone 11 (128GB)

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Apple iPhone 5C vs Apple iPhone 11 phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Apple iPhone 11 XApple iPhone 5C (16GB)03Points
Apple iPhone 5C (16GB)
4"
IPS

640x1136

8
MP

1.2mp

1GB
RAM

32bit Dual

1510
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
28PointsApple iPhone 11 (128GB)Compare Apple iPhone 5C X
Apple iPhone 11 (128GB)
6.1"
IPS

828x1792

12
MP

12mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Hexa

3110
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Apple iPhone 11 (128GB)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal, so don't just evaluate it. Our goal is to help, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which is the best! Comment!

iPhone 5C (16GB)3 Advantages Apple iPhone 5C (16GB)vsiPhone 11 (128GB)28 Advantages Apple iPhone 11 (128GB)
+132 grams (4.62 ounces)47%
Lighter
vs194 grams (6.79 ounces)
+326 PPI1%
Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs324 PPI
+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
vsproprietary audio output
1.3Ghz 32bit Dual-Corevs+2.65Ghz 64bit Hexa-Core171%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
1GB LPDDR3vs+4GB LPDDR4X3 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
16GB (13GB user free)vs+128GB (112GB user free)8 times
More internal storage for applications and files
Flash (EEPROM)vs+NVMe (SSD)Advantage
Fastest write and read storage
9 millimeters (0.35 inches)vs+8.3 millimeters (0.33 inches)8%
Thinner
Plastic body, glass frontvs+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
640x1136 pixelsvs+828x1792 pixels104%
Higher resolution screen
4"vs+6.1"53%
Larger screen
(back) 8MPvs+(dual camera) 12MP + 12MP2 times
Higher resolution main camera
LED flashvs+Quad-LED flashAdvantage
The Quad-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
Autofocusvs+PDAF: phase detection autofocusAdvantage
You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focus
EIS: Digital stabilizationvs+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
HDR photo only main cameravs+HDR photo/video on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
1/3.2" inchesvs+1/2.55" inches25%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth
f/2.4 (aperture)vs+f/1.8 (aperture)33%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
(front) 1.2MPvs+(dual front camera) 12MP + 0.3MP9 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Full HD (1920x1080)vs+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
(front) HD (1280x720)vs+(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)8 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
iOS 10vs+iOS 13Advantage
iOS 13 is newer and safer
(4G LTE) 100 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 1024 Mbps9 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
1510 mAhvs+3110 mAh106%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)vs+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)Advantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) is newer and faster
4.0 version A2DPvs+5.0 version A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 version A2DP/LE is newer and faster
Not supportedvs+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
Not supportedvs+Scratch-resistant glassAdvantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Not supportedvs+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

21 Common items in both devices
TFT LCD IPS LED-Backlit
16 million
Only digital zoom
BSI sensor
4G LTE / 4G+ LTE-A
Capacitive
Multitouch
+14 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresApple iPhone 5C (16GB)Apple iPhone 11 (128GB)
ModeliPhone 5C (16GB)iPhone 11 (128GB)
Other model namesApple iPhone 5C A1507, iPhone A1456, A1529, A1532iPhone 11 A2111, A2221, A2223
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandAppleApple
Release dateSeptember, 2013September, 2019
Depth9 millimeters (0.35 inches)8.3 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Size (width x height)59.2 x 124.4 millimeters (2.33 x 4.9 in)75.7 x 150.9 millimeters (2.98 x 5.94 in)
Weight132 grams (4.62 ounces)194 grams (6.79 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30min
System (OS)Apple iPhone 5C (16GB)Apple iPhone 11 (128GB)
Operating systemiOS 7.0iOS 13
Firmware updateiOS 10feature not registered
HardwareApple iPhone 5C (16GB)Apple iPhone 11 (128GB)
Chipset32bit - Apple A6 APL059864bit - Apple A13 Bionic (7nm)
CPU processor1.3Ghz Dual-Core Swift ARM v7Hexa-Core, 2 processors:
2.65Ghz Dual-Core Lightning
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Thunder
GPU graphical controllerPowerVR SGX543 MP3Apple GPU MP4
RAM memory1GB LPDDR34GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage16GB (13GB user free)
Flash (EEPROM)
128GB (112GB user free)
NVMe (SSD)
External storageNot supportedNot supported
DisplayApple iPhone 5C (16GB)Apple iPhone 11 (128GB)
Display typeTFT LCD IPS LED-BacklitTFT LCD IPS LED-Backlit
Screen size4" inches6.1" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~59.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~80% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 5-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Display resolution640x1136 pixels828x1792 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)326 PPI324 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedScratch-resistant glass
Mobile networksApple iPhone 5C (16GB)Apple iPhone 11 (128GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload100/50 Mbps1024/150 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800/1700/1900/2100, GSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkA1532 GSM/A1532 CDMA/A1456 model:
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100

A1507/A1529 model:
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100

A1533 CDMA/A1453 model:
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat3

A1532 GSM/A1532 CDMA model:
LTE 700/800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,8,13,17,19,20,25)

A1456 model:
LTE 700/800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,8,13,17,18,19,20,25,26)

A1507 model:
LTE 800/850/900/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,5,7,8,20)

A1529 model
LTE 800/850/900/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,5,7,8,20)
TD-LTE 1900/2300/2600 (38,39,40)
LTE Cat16

A2221 version:
LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 11, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 46, 48)

A2111, A2223 version:
LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 29, 30, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 46, 48)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTEGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingApple iPhone 5C (16GB)Apple iPhone 11 (128GB)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraApple iPhone 5C (16GB)Apple iPhone 11 (128GB)
Back camera (main camera)8 megapixels(dual camera)
12 megapixels
12MP ultrawide (f/2.4 13mm)
Main camera resolution3264x2448 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashQuad-LED flash
Focal aperturef/2.4 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor size1/3.2" inches1/2.55" inches
Pixel size1.4µm pixel1.4µm pixel
AutofocusAutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedSupported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraHDR photo/video on both cameras
2ª cameraApple iPhone 5C (16GB)Apple iPhone 11 (128GB)
Front camera (secondary)1.2 megapixels(dual front camera)
12 megapixels
0.3MP TOF 3D
Front camera resolution1280x960 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280x720)4K UHD (3840x2160)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered23mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaApple iPhone 5C (16GB)Apple iPhone 11 (128GB)
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMPEG4, H.264, MOVMPEG4, H.265, H.264, MOV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, AAC, eAAC, M4AMP3, WAV, AAX+, AIFF
ConnectivityApple iPhone 5C (16GB)Apple iPhone 11 (128GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Proprietary connectorUSB 2.0 Proprietary connector
TV outputProprietary TV-outProprietary TV-out
Audio output3.5mm jackproprietary audio output
Bluetooth4.0 version A2DP5.0 version A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsApple iPhone 5C (16GB)Apple iPhone 11 (128GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Face unlock
Other features- Colors: White, Blue, Green, Yellow, Pink
- Oleophobic coating
- Simultaneous HD video and image recording
- FaceTime
- Siri natural language
- AirDrop file sharing
- iCloud cloud service
- WiFi hotspot
- Colors: Black, Green, Yellow, Purple, Red, White
- Oleophobic coating screen
- Face ID
- Dolby Atmos
- Dolby Digital Plus
- Apple Pay (Visa, MasterCard, AMEX)
- WiFi hotspot
Power supplyApple iPhone 5C (16GB)Apple iPhone 11 (128GB)
BatteryLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging
Battery capacity1510 mAh3110 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)feature not registered18W
Talk time autonomy600 minutes | 10 hours | 0.4 dayfeature not registered
Standby15000 minutes | 250 hours | 10.4 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rateApple iPhone 5C (16GB)Apple iPhone 11 (128GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)1.15W/kg (head) | 1.17W/kg (body)1.09W/kg (head) | 1.18W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)1W/kg (head) | 0.96W/kg (body)0.95W/kg (head) | 0.99W/kg (body)