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Are there any differences in the 5S models sold in Singapore and the ones found in the UK?


New member
Aug 6, 2013
Hi guys. I'm visiting Singapore very soon and am thinking of buying my new 5s there. My question is, apart from the different LTE bands will there be any other differences in the models sold in Singapore and the ones found in the UK? Like I've heard people complain about their iPhone camera not becoming silent even when in silent mode, especially ones bought from Japan (?). This is just an example and I'm not sure about the validity of such stories. Will the Singapore models have such functional limitations/differences?

Thanks for your inputs!


Ambassador Team Leader, Senior Moderator
Jan 8, 2012
The iPhone, in and of itself, should be the same, but limitations or bans on certain features can be country-specific.