Question: Why Do IPhones Die After 2 Years?

Do iPhone cameras degrade over time?

Time will not affect an iPhone camera’s quality.

iPhone cameras do not lose their ability to take quality pictures just because they have aged.

How long will iPhone 5s be supported?

The iPhone 5S was discontinued on March 21, 2016. It will be supported until March 21, 2021. (Unless you bought it in California or Turkey, in which case you have until 2023.)

Can I still use iPhone 5s?

More recent iPhones have 4.7-inch, 5.5-inch and 6.5-inch screens. Earlier phones, like the iPhone 6 (2014), 5S (2013) and 5 (2012) aren’t invited to the upgrade party. The older phones still operate but can’t be updated. “Essentially, you’re on your own,” notes security expert Zak Doffman on Forbes.

Is the iPhone 5s going to be discontinued?

The iPhone 5S was discontinued on March 21, 2016, and succeeded by the iPhone SE, which continues the same form factor but features vastly upgraded internals similar to the flagship iPhone 6S.

Is iPhone 5s going to be obsolete?

The iPhone 5s is obsolete in the sense that it hasn’t been sold in the U.S. since 2016. But it is still current in that it can use Apple’s most recent operating system, iOS 12.4, that was just released. And even if the 5s is stuck using an old, unsupported operating system, you can continue to use it without concern.

Will iPhone 5s become obsolete?

By Apple’s definition it won’t be obsolete until early 2023 — seven years after it was last manufactured and sold. The iPhone 5s is still a very functional iPhone. By Apple’s definition it won’t be obsolete until early 2023 — seven years after it was last manufactured and sold.