Video render of the Apple iPhone 5C shows off the colorful side to the budget iPhone

Video render of the Apple iPhone 5C shows off the colorful side to the budget iPhone
A video render of the Apple iPhone 5C reveals what the combination of colorful iPhone and iOS 7 might look like. With a plastic shell and specs expected to be shy of what the Apple iPhone 5S will offer, the iPhone 5C is expected to be offered to emerging markets as a way to grab some business from low priced Windows Phone and Android models. There is also talk that the Apple iPhone 5C will be offered in the states at a price of $99.99 on contract.

If everything goes as expected, the Apple iPhone 5S will replace the current Apple iPhone 5 as the alpha Apple iPhone. The current model becomes the mid-range offering, and the Apple iPhone 5C becomes the low-end unit. Apple is in for a rude awakening though, if it thinks that a $300 to $400 phone will take sales away from a model like the Nokia Lumia 520 which is priced under $175 off contract. And there is now talk of a Amazon smartphone that would be free off contract. Amazon would make money by selling  content, apps and cloud based storage.

The Apple iPhone 5C and the Apple iPhone 5S are both expected to be unveiled this coming Tuesday.



source: YouTube via RedmondPie

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iPhone 5c
  • Display 4.0" 640 x 1136 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 1.2 MP front
  • Processor Apple A6, Dual-core, 1300 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB
  • Battery 1507 mAh(10h 3G talk time)

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20 Comments

1. JewBakaUCFG

Posts: 176; Member since: Sep 25, 2012

Haha showing off Metallica's St. Anger on the phone. Automatic failure.

2. PAPINYC

Posts: 2315; Member since: Jul 30, 2011

This video is just a huge misrepresentation, people who don't know too much about iPhones are going to think that people with iPhones listen to stupid music and eat iSkittles.

4. Trismegistus

Posts: 32; Member since: Aug 21, 2013

Based on my experience, I'd say that description is apt.

3. Mxyzptlk unregistered

Good value.

17. scumbledEGG unregistered

ip5c=itouch5g($300)+gmate($50) not bad, haha! padmini booms in the market, ayt?? substitute gadget for the pricy regular ones,almost 50% off but somehow same experience... many people hates apple coz many of them cant afford(fact) to have one...

5. KingKurogiii

Posts: 5713; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

they'll take MY money for this. even $300-$400.

6. kozza3

Posts: 778; Member since: Oct 17, 2012

for the peasants :P

8. Napalm_3nema

Posts: 2236; Member since: Jun 14, 2013

The peasants can use this connector:http://www.androidbeat.com/2013/09/say-h. lo-hideous-new-usb-3-0-cable-new-smartphone-tablet​-will-come/#.UivHyJ9Om6p Oh, my bad, they will have the oft-maligned Lightning cable in USB 3.0 flavor

13. Furbal unregistered

That is what wireless charging is for.

7. darkkjedii

Posts: 31055; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Boring vid, beautiful phones. Loved the red one the most.

9. Napalm_3nema

Posts: 2236; Member since: Jun 14, 2013

Yeah, the red was pretty nice.

10. androiphone20

Posts: 1654; Member since: Jul 10, 2013

this is pretty cool, people thought I was lying when I said I was in the line already

11. amiaq

Posts: 509; Member since: Jun 30, 2012

poor material, poor OS

12. stealthd unregistered

poor comment

14. Berzerk000

Posts: 4275; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

Poor material, maybe. Poor OS, not at all. iOS 7 is pretty respectable. It's nothing that will make me switch to iOS, but still respectable.

20. darkkjedii

Posts: 31055; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Are you planning on trying it out Berzerk?

21. Berzerk000

Posts: 4275; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

Definitely. I'm actually planning on buying the iPad 5 or iPad mini 2 if the new Nexus 10 doesn't wow me and a lot of apps still aren't optimized for 10" Android tablets. Android is my choice for phones and small tablets, large tablets are still Apple's space though. I really wish Motorola would make another 8" tablet though, the Xyboard 8.2 was really a great device and a perfect form factor for me, and considering a lot of Android apps are now optimized for 7" tablets, 8" isn't much of a stretch. Plus, a new Motorola 8" tablet would go great with my Droid Mini. :) Perfect tablet for me; Motorola made, Kevlar strong 8" 1920x1200 display Newer version of the X8 system based off of the Snapdragon 800 for the Adreno 330 to push that magnificent display effortlessly 2 GB of RAM at least Stock-like Android 4.4 KitKat Released around the holidays I would drop $400-500 for that instantly. Maybe more for extra storage.

15. power_x

Posts: 264; Member since: Aug 28, 2013

Name of the song ?

16. scumbledEGG unregistered

more phones, more apps!!! $350 is fair enuf...

18. KillgoreTrout

Posts: 53; Member since: Sep 04, 2013

Can we all agree that 5 inches should be close to the standard for all phones. I like IOS and Iphones, but they are just too small for me now.

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