Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 18th Mar 2014 10:28 UTC

Apple is adding a cheaper 8GB iPhone 5C to its smartphone lineup. The new model first appeared on UK carrier O2's site, but has since been added to a number of international Apple Stores including the UK, Australia, and China. In the UK, it's priced at £429, £40 ($66 including sales tax) less than the 16GB model. Should Apple choose to bring the new budget model to the US, the price seems likely to fall somewhere around $499.

An 8GB smartphone for $500. You can buy six Lumia 520s for that - almost one for every day of the week. You have to be utterly void of common sense to buy this phone. Then again, that seems to be the general attitude towards the 5C anyway.

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RE[2]: 5C rip-off
by SonicMetalMan on Tue 18th Mar 2014 13:34 UTC in reply to "RE: 5C rip-off"
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I DO understand, and with crystal-clear clarity. It is also why I do not own any Apple products. Granted the business model for Samsung is not inherently different but two wrongs don't make a right.

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