Apple starts selling the 8GB iPhone 5c across 11 European countries

Apple starts selling the 8GB iPhone 5c across 11 European countries

While the colorful iPhone 5c is hardlyApple's hottest-selling smartphone ever, it has its niche of fansacross the globe. And now, said niche will be expanding within anumber of European countries. Residents of the Netherlands, Italy,Belgium, Sweden, Poland, Czech Republic, Ireland, Portugal, Austria,Spain, Norway can get the 8GB variant from Apple's local online andphysical stores.



The 8GB version is the iPhone 8c'scheapest variant, although it still takes a considerable weight offyour wallet. When Apple launched it in the UK last month, it put aprice of $717 (£429) on its tag. Not especially compelling,considering the 16GB version costs just $67 (£40) more. But that'sonly our objective opinion. Apple fans have their own, and we'reperfectly fine with it.



Also, if you are hoping for the 8GBiPhone 5c to reach the US, you might be down on your luck, as Applethinks the popularity of subsidized smartphone doesn't warrantputting this model on the market. You can still gaze at its unmistakably plastic vista, though.


via SlashGear

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44 Comments

48. xfire99

Posts: 1207; Member since: Mar 14, 2012

So Apple making a jump and release Iphone 8C and pass Iphone 6, Iphone 7? "The 8GB version is the iPhone 8c's cheapest variant"

45. techperson211

Posts: 1280; Member since: Feb 27, 2014

Way to go ifruit. Way to go...........

38. networkdood

Posts: 6330; Member since: Mar 31, 2010

A terrible price for an 'OK' phone...700+ dollars? Are people and Apple out of their minds? Nexus 5...the new One+One are a better....heck, my new Coolpad 9976A is a far better deal at 400.00....Shame on Apple!!

35. lallolu

Posts: 734; Member since: Sep 18, 2012

Do people really buy this phone? It is better to buy a fairly used 5s at the same price than to buy this outdated toy.

36. Rocksteady unregistered

5s is already considered outdated, so is the iPhone 6

26. NokiaFTW

Posts: 2072; Member since: Oct 24, 2012

What? You can get TWO 16GB Nexus 5's in that money. And still there would be some cash left.

25. bokimaricu

Posts: 89; Member since: Dec 21, 2013

LOL. I had 16gb on my Samsung Omnia i900, which came out 5 years ago. They should label this "for suckers only"

24. anis.malla

Posts: 3; Member since: Dec 11, 2013

first line of second paragraph reads iPhone 8c :)

27. 0kax0el0

Posts: 238; Member since: Nov 15, 2012

It's was written by someone who comes from 6 years in the future.

19. AfterShock

Posts: 4147; Member since: Nov 02, 2012

$790 for a 16gb! Turns out there is malware in Apples garden, its the phones themselves.

18. PBXtech

Posts: 1032; Member since: Oct 21, 2013

Waiting for someone to come along and say it's their money, they can spend it however they want. It's like saying it's okay to getting mugged as long as you don't mind handing over your money.

21. PhoneArenaUser

Posts: 5498; Member since: Aug 05, 2011

I would be not surprised, I saw that many times here...

17. Topcat488

Posts: 1425; Member since: Sep 29, 2012

8GB "LaughApple" O.o

14. cornerofthemoon

Posts: 620; Member since: Apr 20, 2010

The 8gb iPhone 5c would be okay if it had SD card support....but nooooooooooooo

16. hassoups

Posts: 473; Member since: Jun 06, 2013

well this is not apple being nice here if that was what you're looking for. This is their attempt of clearing out what's left over from the failure they call the 5c

10. Calm_down_mon

Posts: 43; Member since: Dec 12, 2013

"Maybe the idiots in Europe will buy it ? "

32. RuiBacelar

Posts: 153; Member since: Feb 25, 2014

Trying to insinuate something??

9. mixedfish

Posts: 1574; Member since: Nov 17, 2013

8gb, after the OS and preinstalled apps, what you're left with...ask yourself do you even need a smartphone.

20. PhoneArenaUser

Posts: 5498; Member since: Aug 05, 2011

They need Apple logo not smartphone it is trend. :D

7. vuyonc

Posts: 1094; Member since: Feb 24, 2014

My dusty old Blackberry Torch can hold more memory than that blue waste of space

6. Kishin

Posts: 706; Member since: May 30, 2013

This is just stupid.

33. fireblade

Posts: 717; Member since: Dec 27, 2013

this is sparta

5. hassoups

Posts: 473; Member since: Jun 06, 2013

this is really sad in 2014.

12. joey_sfb

Posts: 6794; Member since: Mar 29, 2012

The good thing is nobody will know you are holding on to a 8G model. Save $60 buck. Ultimate cheapo apple fanboy

15. hassoups

Posts: 473; Member since: Jun 06, 2013

lol so true. Many people would screw themselves over to own an iPhone..

23. Finalflash

Posts: 4063; Member since: Jul 23, 2013

Ironically they're screwing themselves over by buying an iPhone.

29. RuiBacelar

Posts: 153; Member since: Feb 25, 2014

Aplle fanboy and Cheap simply dont mix

4. MrJerry

Posts: 403; Member since: Oct 05, 2012

Apple calculation of more internal storage +8GB = $67 +16GB = $100+ +32GB = $250+ Not a single fxxx should be given to this BS

3. MrKoles

Posts: 368; Member since: Jan 20, 2013

Two words: legal theft... What a shame!

30. RuiBacelar

Posts: 153; Member since: Feb 25, 2014

They simply take advantage of random stupidity, so Yay Apple!

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