Apple is now offering the unlocked iPhone 5S in the US, the handset was previously available when you took out a new contract with the various mobile carriers, although if you paid full retail price for the device it would have come unlocked.
Prices for the unlocked iPhone 5S start at $649 for the 16GB model, $749 for the 32GB model and $849 for the 64GB model, and they are available now from Apple’s online store.
The iPhone 5Sfeatures a 4 inch Retina display that has a resolution of 640 x 1136 pixels, the handset is powered by Apple’s latest 64-bit Apple A7 mobile processor and comes with the company’s new M7 motion processor.
Other specifications on the iPhone 5S include 1GB of RAM and a choice of three storage sizes as detailed above, the handset also features front and rear facing cameras.
On the front of the iPhone 5S we have a 1.2 megapixel Apple FaceTime HD camera which is capable of 720p video, on the back there is an 8 megapixel Apple iSight camera which can record full HD video in 1080p, and it comes with a range of modes, including a slow mode.
The iPhone 5S has been available since September, supplies of the device were limited at first, as there was quite a bit of demand for the handset, the unlocked iPhone 5S is showing a shipping time of 1-2 weeks.
Apple has now released a new iPhone SE to replace the iPhone 5S, have a look at out guide on the iPhone 5S vs iPhone SE.