Comparison between:
- Acer Liquid Jade S
- Apple iPhone 5

Brand and model

Information about the brand, model and model alias (if any) of a specific device.

Acer Liquid Jade S

Acer Liquid Jade S

Dimensions: 69 x 143 x 7.78 mm
Weight: 116 g
SoC: MediaTek MT6752M
CPU: ARM Cortex-A53, 1500 MHz, Cores: 8
GPU: ARM Mali-T760 MP2, 700 MHz
RAM: 2 GB, 800 MHz
Storage: 16 GB
Display: 5 in, IPS, 720 x 1280 pixels, 24 bit
Battery: 2300 mAh, Li-Ion
OS: Android 4.4.4 KitKat
Camera: 4160 x 3120 pixels, 1920 x 1080 pixels, 30 fps

Apple iPhone 5

Apple iPhone 5

Dimensions: 58.6 x 123.8 x 7.6 mm
Weight: 112 g
SoC: Apple A6 APL0589
CPU: ARM Apple Cortex-A7, 1300 MHz, Cores: 2
GPU: PowerVR SGX543 MP3
RAM: 1 GB, 533 MHz
Storage: 16 GB, 32 GB, 64 GB
Display: 4 in, IPS, 640 x 1136 pixels, 24 bit
Battery: 1440 mAh, Li-Polymer
OS: iOS 6.1.4
Camera: 3284 x 2448 pixels, 1920 x 1080 pixels, 30 fps

Prices
Model aliasS56A1428
A1429
A1442

Design

Information about the dimensions and weight of the device, shown in different measurement units. Body materials, available colors, certifications.

Width69 mm
6.9 cm
0.23 ft
2.72 in
58.6 mm
5.86 cm
0.19 ft
2.31 in
Height143 mm
14.3 cm
0.47 ft
5.63 in
123.8 mm
12.38 cm
0.41 ft
4.87 in
Thickness7.78 mm
0.78 cm
0.03 ft
0.31 in
7.6 mm
0.76 cm
0.02 ft
0.3 in
Weight116 g
0.26 lbs
4.09 oz
112 g
0.25 lbs
3.95 oz
Volume76.77 cm³
4.66 in³
55.14 cm³
3.35 in³
ColorsWhite
Black
Red
Pink
-
Body materialsPlastic-

SIM card

The Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) is used in mobile devices for storing data authenticating the subscribers of mobile services.

SIM card typeNano-SIMNano-SIM
Number of SIM cards21
FeaturesDual SIM stand-by (Both cards are active. When one is busy, the other is not active)-

Networks

A mobile (cellular) network is a radio system, which allows a large number of mobile devices to communicate with each other.

GSMGSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
CDMA-CDMA 800 MHz
CDMA 1700/2100 MHz
CDMA 1900 MHz
CDMA2000-1xEV-DO Rev. A
UMTSUMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
LTELTE 900 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 700 MHz
LTE 800 MHz (EU)
LTE 2100 MHz (EU)
LTE 2600 MHz (EU)
LTE 700 MHz Class 17
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 1700/2100 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 1900 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz

Mobile network technologies and bandwidth

Communication between devices within mobile networks is realized via various generations of network technologies, which provide different bandwidth.

Mobile network technologiesUMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 4
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 3
EV-DO Rev. A

Operating system

Operating system is the system software, which manages and controls the functioning of the hardware components of the device.

Operating system (OS)Android 4.4.4 KitKat
Android 5.0 Lollipop
iOS 6.1.4
iOS 7.0.3
iOS 9

System on Chip (SoC)

A system on a chip (SoC) includes into a single chip some of the main hardware components of the mobile device.

SoCMediaTek MT6752MApple A6 APL0589
Process technology28 nm28 nm
CPUARM Cortex-A53ARM Apple Cortex-A7
CPU bits64 bit32 bit
Instruction setARMv8-AARMv7
Level 1 cache memory (L1)32 KB + 32 KB32 KB + 32 KB
Level 2 cache memory (L2)512 KB
0.5 MB
1024 KB
1 MB
CPU cores82
CPU frequency1500 MHz1300 MHz
GPUARM Mali-T760 MP2PowerVR SGX543 MP3
GPU cores23
GPU frequency700 MHz-
RAM capacity2 GB1 GB
RAM typeLPDDR3LPDDR2
RAM channelsSingle channelDouble channel
RAM frequency800 MHz533 MHz

Storage

Every mobile device has a built-in storage (internal memory) with a fixed capacity.

Storage16 GB16 GB
32 GB
64 GB

Memory cards

Memory cards are used in mobile devices for expanding their external storage capacity.

TypesmicroSD
microSDHC
-

Display

The display of a mobile device is characterized by its technology, resolution, pixel density, diagonal length, color depth, etc.

Type/technologyIPSIPS
Diagonal size5 in
127 mm
12.7 cm
4 in
101.6 mm
10.16 cm
Width2.45 in
62.26 mm
6.23 cm
1.96 in
49.87 mm
4.99 cm
Height4.36 in
110.69 mm
11.07 cm
3.48 in
88.52 mm
8.85 cm
Aspect ratio1.778:1
16:9
1.775:1
Resolution720 x 1280 pixels640 x 1136 pixels
Pixel density294 ppi
115 ppcm
326 ppi
128 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area70.07 %61.05 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Zero Air Gap technology
Corning Gorilla Glass
LED-backlit
Oleophobic (lipophobic) coating
800:1 contrast ratio
500 cd/m²

Sensors

Different sensors measure different physical quantities and convert them into signals recognizable by the mobile device.

SensorsProximity
Light
Accelerometer
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope

Primary camera

The primary camera of the mobile device is usually placed at its back and is used for taking photos and recording videos.

Sensor model-Sony IMX145 Exmor RS
Sensor typeCMOSCMOS
Sensor size-4.54 x 3.42 mm
0.22 in
Pixel size-1.382 µm
0.001382 mm
Crop factor-7.61
ISO-50 - 3200
Aperturef/1.8f/2.4
Focal length-4.1 mm
31.21 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
Flash typeLEDLED
Image resolution4160 x 3120 pixels
12.98 MP
3284 x 2448 pixels
8.04 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Scene mode
Autofocus
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection

Secondary camera

Secondary cameras are placed above the screen of the device and are usually used for video calls, gesture recognition, etc.

Aperture-f/2.4
Image resolution2560 x 1920 pixels
4.92 MP
1280 x 960 pixels
1.23 MP
Video resolution1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps

Audio

Information about the type of speakers and the audio technologies supported by the device.

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
DTS-

Radio

The radio in a mobile device is a built-in FM radio receiver.

RadioYesNo

Tracking/Positioning

Information about the positioning and navigation technologies supported by the device.

Tracking/PositioningGPS
A-GPS
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi is a technology that provides wireless data connections between various devices within a short range.

Wi-Fi802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot

Bluetooth

Bluetooth is a standard for secure wireless data transfer between different types of devices over short distances.

Version4.04.0
FeaturesA2DPA2DP

USB

The Universal Serial Bus (USB) is an industry standard that allows different electronic devices to exchange data.

Connector typeMicro USB-
Version2.02.0
FeaturesCharging
Mass storage
Charging
Proprietary

Headphone jack

The headphone jack is an audio phone connector, a.k.a. an audio jack. The most widely used one in mobile devices is the 3.5 mm headphone jack.

Headphone jackYesYes

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
TV-Out

Browser

A web browser is a software application for accessing, fetching, displaying and navigating through information on the World Wide Web.

BrowserHTML
HTML5
CSS 3
HTML
HTML5

Audio file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various audio file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital audio data.

Audio file formats/codecsAAC
AMR
eAAC+
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AAC
eAAC+
M4A
MP3
WAV

Video file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various video file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital video data.

Video file formats/codecs3GPP
AVI
H.263
H.264
MP4
WMV
H.264
QuickTime
MPEG-4

Battery

The batteries of mobile devices differ in capacity and technology. They provide the electrical charge needed for the functioning of the devices.

Capacity2300 mAh1440 mAh
TypeLi-IonLi-Polymer
2G talk time6 h
360 min
0.3 days
8 h
480 min
0.3 days
2G stand-by time250 h
15000 min
10.4 days
225 h
13500 min
9.4 days
3G talk time6 h
360 min
0.3 days
8 h
480 min
0.3 days
3G stand-by time250 h
15000 min
10.4 days
225 h
13500 min
9.4 days
FeaturesNon-removableNon-removable

Specific Absorption Rate (SAR)

The SAR rating shows the amount of electromagnetic radiation absorbed by the human body when using a mobile device, expressed in W/kg.

Head SAR (EU)-0.9 W/kg
Body SAR (EU)-0.95 W/kg
Head SAR (USA)-1.25 W/kg
Body SAR (USA)-1.18 W/kg