September 10 this year, is expected presentation of iPhone 5C – «cost-reduced” version of the current flagship iPhone 5. Contrary to custom, Apple in this case, it may abandon the practice of reducing the price of the old model after a new and, according to preliminary data, will withdraw completely “top five” of the sale. Thus deliveries iPhone 4S will continue – this will help Apple compete with budget versions of Android-based phones in emerging markets.
On the basis of published today on the Web specifications iPhone 5C, the machine will be equipped with voice assistant Siri, which will support eight languages: English, French, German, Japanese, Chinese, Korean, Italian and Spanish. Dimensions of the device are 124,2 x 58,4 x 7,6 mm (4,89 x 2,30 x 0,30 inches), weight – 106 g
In contrast to the “metal” flagship models, iPhone 5C is completely plastic. Cheaper in the production of material allowed to expand the color range of models at the expense of bright colors – blue, green, red, yellow, according to previously published photographs. Such a move indicates a desire to attract the attention of Apple younger audiences.
First, there were reports that the budget iPhone 5C will be marketed with a screen of 3.5, instead of 4 inches, as “older” model. However, according to the latest information, Apple will leave Phone 5C «usual» 4-inch screen with a resolution of 1136 × 640 pixels. Coated touch screen is still the same Gorilla Glass.
Based on published data, iPhone 5C receive 2-core processor and 1 GB of RAM, which means that the performance will be close to the iPhone 5. Photography of the model will also remain at the level of “five” – a smartphone will equip an 8-megapixel primary and 1.2-megapixel front camera. The device will run on the operating system iOS 7.
Note that according to analysts, the price of “budget» iPhone 5C without contract will be $ 400-500 on iPhone 5S – $ 600 – $ 700. The cost of iPhone 4S in this drop to $ 300 – $ 400 from the current $ 650 for a younger model.
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