iPhone 5

Find out how to buy iPhone 5, see what's being said about it, get help and support and learn about nano sim.

Tariffs for iPhone 5

To find out how to buy iPhone 5, use the selector below.


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Key Features

Talk time (hours)
  • Up to 8 hours
Standby time (days)
  • Up to 225 hours
  • 123.8mm x 58.6mm x 7.6mm
  • 112
Screen Size
  • 4 inches
Internal phone memory
  • 16GB / 32GB / 64GB
Email Capability
  • Yes
Business recommended
  • Yes
Operating System
  • iOS6


Camera (Megapixels)
  • 8
Video Capture
  • 1080p HD
Music Player
  • Yes


Data Connectivity
  • GSM model: GSM/EDGE
  • CDMA model: CDMA EV-DO Rev. A and Rev. B
  • LTE3
Band Type
  • Quad
Bluetooth TM
  • Yes 4.0
Stereo Bluetooth
  • Yes
  • Yes (802.11a/b/g/n; 802.11n on 2.4GHz and 5GHz)
  • Yes


Frequent questions

  • Where can I buy an iPhone 5?

    You can buy iPhone 5 at your local O2 shop on the high street, online or over the phone by calling 08442 020202.

    You can also get iPhone 5 on O2 at The Carphone Warehouse, Best Buy, Phones4U and Apple stores.

  • Will my current sim work with iPhone 5?

    No, iPhone 5 requires a nano sim. You’ll need to sim swap your current sim to a nano sim.

    There are two ways to sim swap:
    Text SWAP to 20220 OR go to o2.co.uk/swapmysim

  • How do I find out if I’m eligible for an upgrade?

    Pay Monthly customers can upgrade early depending on their tariff. Find out your upgrade date by texting UPGRADE to 21602. Or check on My O2 or the My O2 app on your smartphone.

  • I bought iPhone 5 from another retailer. How do I get a nano sim from O2?

    You can pick a nano sim up from one of our stores.

    Remember – you won’t need to do this if you’re getting your iPhone 5 from O2. We’ll supply a nano sim with it automatically.

More iPhone 5 FAQs


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The nano sim

iPhone 5 uses a nano sim and it's smaller than a micro sim. We'll give you a nano sim when you get iPhone 5.

How to get a nano sim

We'll give you one when you get iPhone 5.

If you got your iPhone 5 from another retailer, you can request one online or get one from an O2 retail store.

Happy with your phone or waiting for the right one and just need a tariff? Check out our sim only deals.

nano sim

Who needs to sim swap?

Upgrading customers will have to swap from a standard or micro sim to a nano sim. We can help you do this.

There are two ways to sim swap:

Text SWAP to 20220
Go to o2.co.uk/swapmysim

sim converter

Need to use a different phone?

If you ever need to revert your nano sim to another phone, we'll give you a converter.

Your nano sim pack will come with two converters: one for micro sims and one for standard sims. If you ever need another one, you can get one at an O2 shop.


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