At its recently media event earlier this week, Apple noted that it had increased the battery capacity of the iPhone 5C relative to the iPhone 5. The companyís tech specs show that users can expect longer for battery life on both the iPhone 5S and 5C for certain tasks. In particular, both new iPhones offer up to 10 hours of talk on 3G and the same 10 hours of LTE Internet use, up from 8 hours for both tasks on the iPhone 5. Standby time on the two new models has also seemingly increased to up to 250 hours compared to 225 hours on the iPhone 5.
Apple however hasnít revealed the exact battery capacity for the new iPhones but AnandTech dug into the FCC documents and discovered that the iPhone 5C carries 5% higher battery capacity than the iPhone 5, while the iPhone 5S carries a 10% larger battery. The following was mentioned regarding the matter:
While I'm somewhat skeptical sometimes of the accuracy of battery capacities as reported in FCC disclosures (which I noted about the battery size for the Nexus 5), these numbers seem credible given what I've heard, the statement Apple made during the keynote about the 5C battery size going up, and what I'd expect with some board re-layout for the 5S.
Pre-orders for the iPhone 5C begin at 12:01 AM Pacific and 3:01 AM eastern with availability of both the iPhone 5S and 5C set for Friday September 20. Once again, it should be noted that Apple isnít offering pre-orders for the iPhone 5S.
Source: AnandTech, C Technology