16 GB: $99
September 20, 2013
124.4 mm (4.90 in) H 59.2 mm (2.33 in) W 8.97 mm (0.353 in) D
The iPhone 5C is an entry-level smartphone that was designed, developed and marketed by Apple and released on September 10, 2013, alongside the iPhone 5S and iOS 7. The external casing of the iPhone 5C is made of plastic (instead of metal like other iPhone models) to reduce its cost and was available in various colors like the 5th generation iPod touch.
Apple released the budget-priced iPhone 5C ($99 for 16 GB version with carrier discount) to compete with other lower priced smartphone models. The device features an Apple A6 processor and an 8 megapixel camera. The FaceTime camera received an upgrade to HD quality. Other features include the 4 inch retina display and the Bluetooth 4.0 LE and dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n. The iPhone 5C is available in green, yellow, blue, white and red colors. Apple also released cases to go along with the 5c made of silicon rubber. The iPhone 5C is sold at the big three USA carriers; AT&T , Verizon and Sprint. In Canada where the prices and plans are more expensive, you can get one from Rogers, Bell , Koodo, Fido and VirginMobile.
- It is so far available in Pink, Yellow, Green, Blue, and White.
- This generation has a variety of colors, just like some iPod models.
- The plastic shell was reinforced with metal.
- It was discontinued with the release of the IPhone SE
- It was available on September 13, 2013 for pre-order only.
- New Low-Cost Plastic Apple iPhone: Sneak Peek by DetroitBORG, YouTube. 2013-07-23.
- iPhone 5C at Wikipedia