The iPhone 5S is just fresh and yet, there is already tons of clone out there from the China. One is the Thunderbird i5S. Thunderbird has been known for having iPhone clones as their flagship phones. The Thunderbird i5S looks promising and we are going to take a look of its details and review it on this post.
Summary: The Thunderbird i5s is an iPhone 5S clone which is an Android phone that has the quad core MTK6589T Turbo processor, which is clocked at 1.5GHz speed. It has the overall aesthetics of a real iPhone 5S and same 4.0 inches screen but with Full HD display (1920x1080 pixels in resolution) of IPS and OGS LCD. It has 2GB of RAM, 32GB of ROM and runs on Android 4.2 Jelly Bean out of the box.
Thunderbird is a well-known Chinese manufacturer of iPhone clones. The Thunderbird i5s is among its latest flagship device, along with the Thunderbird i5c prior to Apple's launch of their latest iPhone 5 variants. The overall design of an iPhone 5 is copied and I'll bet you'll have a hard time identifying which one is the real deal. The overall aesthetics of the iPhone 5S has been fully cloned on this Thunderbird i5S.
While this one isn't running iOS7, the Thunderbird i5S is an Android phone with Jelly Bean version and has an overall interface that is made to copy how the real iPhone 5S environment for an overall better user experience and feel.
The quad-core chip on the Thunderbird i5S is top notch and very powerful as its a Turbo processor with a base clock of 1.5GHz; higher than most quad-core with just 1.2GHz clock speed. The i5S doesnt have an App Store but only Google Play Store preinstalled which is just important to any Android devices for an easy app or games installation.
It has the same screen size as the iPhone 5, at 4.0 inches, the full HD resolution of 1920x1080 pixels guarantees you a retina display; expect that the display is crisp and clear. While the IPS and OGS technology on this LCD panel gives better viewing angles and vivid display.
The camera on this Thunderbird i5S is another top-notch specification as its a 13 megapixels rear shooter, with LED flash and digital zoom. While on the front its a an almost 5 megapixels (4.9MP) snapper which just promises great selfie shots.
The Thunderbird i5S is a single SIM device which has support for either GSM or WCDMA connectivity. It is totally unlocked and will work on any carriers worldwide as long as the following bands are supported by the network: GSM 850/900/1800/1900 MHz + WCDMA 850/2100MHz
Just like other Android devices, the Thunderbird i5S has bluetooth, WiFi, GPS and the important sensors for a smartphone. For more details about the full specifications and technical info about the Thunderbird i5S, go here.
The 2GB RAM of the Thunderbird i5S ensures you seamless multi-tasking and running of multiple apps at once without worrying of being out of memory. The 32GB ROM on board serves as the internal storage capacity of this Thunderbird i5S which is just a lot already.
The Thunderbird i5S has 123.8*58.6*7.6 mm in dimensions and weighs just 120g. While keeping the body thin, just like the real iPhone 5S, the Thunderbird i5S has 2650 mAh of battery juice inside its body which can guarantee you a couple of days of usage time from a single charge, depending on usage.
If you are looking to buy a new phone, and just wanting to have the iPhone 5S, think again. With the Thunderbird i5S, you might save tons of $$$ instead of getting a real iPhone but with a more restrictive environment. With the Thunderbird i5S, being Android; you are more open to customization and do a lot of things.
If you are just short on budget for a real iPhone, then the Thunderbird i5S is a choice you won't regret.