iPhone 5 CDMA/LTE, Sprint/Verizon/KDDI

The iPhone 5 is the sixth generation of Apple’s smartphone. This version introduced various changes including design changes, a lighter body and a taller screen. The CDMA iPhone 5 model, which is compatible with LTE bands 1, 3, 5 and 12, was meant for CDMA carriers – Sprint and Verizon in the US and KDDI in Japan.

iPhone 5 CDMA/LTE, Sprint/Verizon/KDDI

Introduced on September 12, 2012.


  • Processor Type: Apple A6.
  • Onboard RAM: 1 GB.
  • Storage capacity: 16 GB, 32 GB and 64 GB.
  • OS: Pre-installed OS: iOS 6.0. Maximum OS: Current.
  • Usage Time: Standby time – 225 Hours. Up to”40 hours of audio playback, 8 hours of talk time on 3G, 8 hours of Internet use on 3G, 8 hours of Internet use on 4G/LTE, 10 hours of Internet use on Wi-Fi, 10 hours of video playback.
  • Display: 4” display with 1136×640 resolution at 326 ppi.
  • Connectivity: Built-in support for Wi-Fi (802.11 a/b/g/n), Bluetooth 4.0, USB dock and headphone ports.
  • Audio Support: Apple reports that the iPhone 5 supports “AAC (8 to 320 Kbps), Protected AAC (from iTunes Store), HE-AAC, MP3 (8 to 320 Kbps), MP3 VBR, Audible (formats 2, 3, 4, Audible Enhanced Audio, AAX, and AAX+), Apple Lossless, AIFF, and WAV.
  • Rear camera: Sony Exmor R IMX145.
  • Front camera: 1.2 MP.
  • Video Support: H.264 video up to 1080p, 30 frames per second, High Profile level 4.1 with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats; MPEG-4 video up to 2.5 Mbps, 640 by 480 pixels, 30 frames per second, Simple Profile with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps per channel, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats; [and] Motion JPEG (M-JPEG) up to 35 Mbps, 1280 by 720 pixels, 30 frames per second, audio in ulaw, PCM stereo audio in .avi file format.
  • Dimensions: 4.87 in height, 2.31 in width, 0.30 in depth.
  • Average weight: 3.95 oz.
  • Accessories: Shipped with Apple EarPods with Remote and Mic, Lightning to USB cable, a USB power adapter.
  • Battery: 1440 mAh lithium ion battery.
  • Color: Black (dark gray “slate” matte back and a glossy black front) and white (silver matte back and a glossy white front).

Apple Orders, Discontinuation, Price

Apple Order: MD656LL/A.

Apple Model: A1429.

Discontinued: September 10, 2013.

Original price: US$199, US$299, US$399 with a Sprint or Verizon two-year service contract.


  • In the US, the CDMA version of the iPhone was available locked to Sprint with a two-year contract or unlocked, but still bound to a two-year contract on Verizon.


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