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Apple iPhone 5

alaTest has collected and analyzed 15935 reviews of Apple iPhone 5. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Reviewers really like the screen and design. The portability and performance also get good comments. The reception and reliability get less positive views. Opinions about the social networking functionality and connectivity are different.

usability, performance, portability, design, screen

battery, reliability, reception

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Apple iPhone 5 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Apple iPhone 5

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1070 user reviews of Apple iPhone 5 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers are impressed by the design and portability. The price and performance are also mentioned favorably, whereas the connectivity and reliability get mixed comments.

usability, performance, price, portability, design

79% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

May, 2019

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Apple iPhone 5

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 6189 user reviews of Apple iPhone 5 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.com. Comments about the design and portability are generally positive. The usability and price also get good feedback. Some have doubts about the social networking functionality and connectivity.

performance, price, usability, portability, design

battery, reliability, reception, connectivity, social network

72% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

May, 2019

Consumer review (amazon.ca)

Amazon.ca review summary for Apple iPhone 5

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 26 user reviews of Apple iPhone 5 from Amazon.ca. The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.ca. Reviewers really like the performance and price.

portability, price, performance

96% of the reviews on Amazon.ca give this product a positive rating.

May, 2019

Expert review by : Trusted Reviews (trustedreviews.com)

iPhone 5

 

Updated: Is the iPhone 5 still top dog ten months on?

Stunning design and build, Taller, more colourful display, 4G connectivity and superfast processor

Scratchprone chassis, New Maps app is a step backwards, Lacks NFC

Sep, 2013

Expert review by : Luke Peters (t3.com)

Hands on: iPhone 5 review

 

The Apple iPhone 5 thinner, lighter and faster than its predecessors

Bigger screen ; 4G capability ; Better front-facing camera

No iP5-specific iOS 6 features ; Battery life still not great ; Prefer the old Maps design

Sep, 2012

Expert review by (whathifi.com)

Apple iPhone 5

 

Faster, lighter, bigger, better: iPhone 5 is the best iPhone yet

Lighter, smarter design ; lightning fast interface and web browsing ; superb sound ; bigger pictures

Apple Maps is too much of a work in progress ; adapter issue is a pain ; interface now lacks wow factor ; expensive

Expert review by : Stuart Miles (pocket-lint.com)

Apple iPhone 5

 

There is no hype in the world of technology or smartphones that comes anywhere near that which surrounds the iPhone. It's the single device that draws more rumour, more speculation, more comment, more analysis than any other. What Apple has created...

Design, screen, 4G, features

Will scuff, iOS 6 plays it too safe

What Apple has created with the iPhone 5 is an extremely polished smartphone that oozes appeal. It's incredibly well built, easy to use, features a beautiful screen, and comes packed with enough speed and power to service all your requirements. The...

Sep, 2012

Expert review by : Stuff.tv (stuff.tv)

Apple iPhone 5 review

 

Android has attacked the iPhone more viciously than ever this year, resulting in the HTC One X and Samsung Galaxy S3 knocking it from the pinnacle of our smartphone top ten . Apple needed to reply with something special, something game-changing – and...

Slickest smartphone out there, Gorgeous 16:9 Retina screen, Disconcertingly thin and light

Old accessories will need an adapter, You'll want to upgrade the Earpods, Apple Maps can get lost

Sep, 2012

Techradar Recommended 2016

Expert review by : Gareth Beavis (techradar.com)

iPhone 5 review

 

The iPhone 5 re-energized Apple's smartphone, but it's now long in the tooth

Great design ; Larger screen ; Quality camera

High price ; Poor maps ; Ageing OS

The best iPhone yet - but given the power of the competition and the high price, not the best smartphone.

Jun, 2016

PC Advisor Gold Award

Expert review by : Andrew Harrison (techadvisor.co.uk)

iPhone 5 review

 

The iPhone 5 is more than just Apple's latest high-end smartphone. In a world of huge slabs of phone the iPhone's thin profile makes it different to the Galaxy S4, Sony Xperia Z, HTC One, BlackBerry Z10, Nokia Lumia 925 and the rest of the high-end...

The iPhone 5 really is much more than a tall iPhone 4S with a new plug. The people may demand a revolution every upgrade season. But Apple may just have supplied what the people need, not what they say they want. And that's a powerful evolution on the...

Jun, 2013

Expert review by : Hannah Bouckley (recombu.com)

Apple iPhone 5 Review: In Depth

 

The Apple iPhone 5. It's the flagship Apple fans have been waiting for and arrives complete with a redesigned chassis and a host of new...

Fast

UI lacks features of rivals

Oct, 2012

Expert review by : PC Advisor staff (techadvisor.co.uk)

Video: iPhone 5 review

 

When browsing the web, you see a little more than you did with the iPhone 5's predecessors, with the new full-screen browsing mode adding even more room for web pages.

Sep, 2012

Expert review by : David Court (techadvisor.co.uk)

iPhone 5 vs iPhone 4S comparison review

 

The iPhone 5 has finally been announced by Apple and it looks as if the Californian company has really gone to town on some of its features. Here we are putting some of the new iPhone 5's key features up against its predecessor the iPhone 4 in what we...

It's easy to say that the iPhone 5 is a better phone than the iPhone 4, the specs and the upgraded iOS tells you that. The real question here is whether the iPhone 5 is worth the extra money. If you don't already have an iPhone 4S/44, but you want to...

Sep, 2012
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