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You can now pre-order the Apple iPhone 5c, starting at $99

12 September, 2013 | Read the news | Post your comment
You can now pre-order the Apple iPhone 5c, starting at $99 - read the full textJust as announced on stage, the iPhone 5c is becoming available for pre-order as we speak. Currently Apple is offering it on its website and taking pre-orders starting from $99 for 16 GB model and $199 for the 32 GB one. All colors are available as well as a non-contract SIM-free version from...

 

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Double the price to buy to double the memory when it only costs them another $5 to install the extra 16gb? Even Dick Turpin would never have got away with such blatant acts of daylight robbery.

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  • 2013-09-13 22:17
  • 3GCn

> In reply to O2 @ 2013-09-13 11:32 from MVg6 - click to readYes that's 5c prices as well 5s gona cost loads more.

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  • 2013-09-13 22:00
  • dQ6P

Absolute pure greed that's all it is,i hope they sell none.

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  • 2013-09-13 21:42
  • dQ6P

neah!!!it is funny to see those apple fans and droid fans fighting out there...what you guys thinking about ?? it just a phone... no matter how much feature on it, it just a phone... grow up kid!! there's many thing we need to do now,stop fans fighting...

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  • 2013-09-13 21:41
  • ibX{

around $628 for a plastic crap iPhone 5??? someone call the police please!!!

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  • 2013-09-13 20:57
  • qL@b

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-09-13 19:09 from 3dv5 - click to readYou're really making me laugh so hard. I understand what you're saying, I really do. But how can you say that moving from ios to Android is "simply not possible"? Man, it's not like you're moving mountains or something. Even moving mountains is still possible to do. Just free yourself from Apple's ecosystem and itunes prison, or at least start another investment with the company that gives you freedom and extra value for your money. You don't have to throw away your current Apple products, just be less dependent to Apple because you don't want to be their slave for the rest of your life. Cheers my friend! Hope you can start living a free life from now on, and I hope you can jump into the Android band wagon and feel truly alive! I recommend starting with the Galaxy Note 3, you won't regret it. Guaranteed! ;)

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  • 2013-09-13 20:43
  • XMFa

> In reply to personal @ 2013-09-13 16:06 from PAXY - click to readI definetely agree with you man, I just don't understand how people can pay for them, I guess they do it for fashion, there is no other explanation, I have nothing against Apple or it's products, most of them are very cool, but for the same a price I could get a better device! anyway, people can do whatever they want with their money, I also want their formula to make money!!!

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  • 2013-09-13 20:38
  • Pban

So Apple is trying to INSULT me claiming a budget Phone will cost 550 i wonder where are the persons who bashing Samsung this is a joke its the SAME IPhone 5 made with plastic

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  • 2013-09-13 20:20
  • jxXT

only a fool would buy this .. much better stuff you can for the same price

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  • 2013-09-13 20:08
  • fpLS

> In reply to The Monster @ 2013-09-13 18:06 from XMFa - click to readThere is a big difference between Apple fans and Apple fanboys. Same goes for Samsung fans and fanboys. Apple fans are tied to their ecosystem and they cheer whenever a new feature is introduced for THEIR platform. A 1000 core 128bit 128TB Ram Samsung Universe S1000 made out of white gold and diamonds will make absolutely no difference to them. Apple fans are heavily invested in the itunes ecosystem. They have paid for 1000s of apps/games/songs/tv episodes/movies and there is no way to switch to Samsung. The same would apply to Android if people actually bought any content from Google Play or Amazon but the majority simply opt for the free versions.

What I'm trying to say is that there is nothing you can say or do that will convince an Apple fan to switch to Android. It is simply not possible.

Also Android is vulnerable, not because it lacks in features, but because the Android fans are not tied to it. With 9/10 people using free apps it is very easy for them to switch to WP or iOS.

Hate on Apple all you like, I can't really blame you. When Microsoft takes charge of Nokia mobile and releases WP 8.1 with free office and games on proper 2014 phone hardware... THEN we'll see some proper smartphone competition!

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  • 2013-09-13 19:09
  • 3dv5

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-09-13 16:56 from 3dv5 - click to readI am not bashing. Just simply stating an undeniable truth. Tell me if you don't feel the same, too.

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  • 2013-09-13 18:06
  • XMFa

Iphone 5C or Galaxy tab 3 (7")??

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  • 2013-09-13 18:00
  • Nr8k

> In reply to The Monster @ 2013-09-13 16:26 from XMFa - click to readits apple's goal to succeed in everything Samsung success... even if its selling a sh**ty phone. Apple will sell the sh**tiest phone if it means being better than Samsung at it. LOLLLLLL

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  • 2013-09-13 17:40
  • j8wI

I'm not against the plastic, but this is the ugliest plastic phone EVER

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  • 2013-09-13 17:31
  • TXnN

> In reply to regs @ 2013-09-13 15:46 from 3NBr - click to readThe CPU it's still yet to be tested meanwhile snapdragon 800 is currently the best SoC, we will see how the A7 performs in a few days.

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  • 2013-09-13 17:18
  • 3iJC

> In reply to The Monster @ 2013-09-13 16:26 from XMFa - click to readSamsung or apple we all lose. All they care is making big $$$$ from us. Upgrade small features and we will kept buying.

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  • 2013-09-13 17:14
  • tRm$

> In reply to peekay @ 2013-09-13 15:57 from 7t5K - click to readLol do some people even think before they type these days?

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  • 2013-09-13 17:09
  • IWcs

> In reply to The Monster @ 2013-09-13 16:26 from XMFa - click to readYou know they will sell 100s of Millions! They always do!

If you're happy with your phone then stick with it. No point bashing others...

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  • 2013-09-13 16:56
  • 3dv5

> In reply to The Monster @ 2013-09-13 16:26 from XMFa - click to readMe don't. I always saying - Good plastic is better than cheap metal, like aluminum.

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  • 2013-09-13 16:48
  • 3NBr

All you Apple fanboys used to say that the Galaxy S phones look and feel so cheap, but now I can't think of any phone that look and feel cheaper than this bright coloured, kiddy-toy-looking iphone. Lol If Apple manage to sell lots of this toy looking phone, then you Apple fanboys are really the smartest fanboys in the world. :)

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  • 2013-09-13 16:26
  • XMFa

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