2013

Consumer Reports: iPhone 5S and 5C Earn High Scores But Battery Life and Screen Are No Match For Motorola Droids and Other Phones

cro_electronics-iPhone5sConsumer Reports has reviewed the iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C. The two new iPhone models received high scores but the magazine says the 4-inch Retina display and battery life ( 8-10 hour ) are ‘no match’ for Motorola Droid.

The iPhone 5s tops the already great iPhone 5 with a surprisingly reliable fingerprint reader, a faster processor, and better-than-ever camera. And the affordable iPhone 5c is a compelling offering for budget-minded buyers. Consumer Reports testers found both phones delivered better performances than the iPhones they succeed—they even have longer talk times (a tad less than 7 hours). […]

Yet, battery life was still notably shorter than on other phones in our tests, including three of the latest Droids from Motorola, which ran for as long as 24 hours. Also, their small screens, while sharp and bright, can’t beat the larger, sharper displays that adorn flagship models from Samsung, LG, and HTC.

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