Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) released its new iPhones last Tuesday, and tech enthusiasts are already trying to figure out what components the Cupertino company has used in the devices. The new iPhones won’t be released until September 20, so there hasn’t been an opportunity to tear the phone apart just yet.
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is forced by regulators to reveal some of the specs of the components it uses. Filings with the Federal Communications Commission have revealed the new battery that Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is using in the iPhone. Anandtech managed to find the information after going through the filings.
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Most of the specs that Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) listed in its iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c presentation were the same, but the device’s stand-by time was bumped from 525 hours up to 550 hours. 3G talk times stays at 10 hours for both models and Apple also promised 10 hours of video and 40 hours of audio playback.
The Filings showed that the battery in the iPhone 5s is 1,570 mAh , while the iPhone 5c battery clocks in at 1,507 mAh. The iPhone 5 had a battery of just 1,440 mAh. According to the Anandtech report, regulatory filings have proved erroneous in the past, so the information about the battery may not be completely accurate.
The jumps represent a 5% bump in the size of the iPhone 5c battery and a 10% jump in the iPhone 5s battery. More information about the new battery, and all of the other internals of the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c, when the phone is released and sites are able to rip it apart and study its insides.
Apple iPhone 5c troubles
The iPhone 5c is being touted as a mistake by many Wall Street analysts and tech journalists alike. The 5% increase in battery life over the iPhone 5 may not seem like much, but it is another incremental improvement on a great device.
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) shareholders will have to wait for the result of the December quarter before they get a real feel for the sales of the iPhone 5c. Until then they’ll have to work with the partial results from the third quarter and analyst guesses.
Shares in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) are trading above $470 again after losing a large amount of value in the wake of the iPhone 5c release.