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 leos on Thu 20th Mar 2014 20:04 UTC in reply to "RE: 5C rip-off"
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I'm not so sure about that. Would it be smart for Porsche to release a $25,000 car to wipe Ford off the map? I don't think so. I like my iPhone for practical reasons but there is no denying part of Apple's brand is the higher end image than other phones.

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RE[3]: 5C rip-off
by zima on Fri 21st Mar 2014 19:02 in reply to "RE[2]: 5C rip-off"
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Porsche belongs to Volkswagen Group, which kinda does wipe Ford off the map in inexpensive/value cars ;) (most notably, as Skoda)

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