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iPhone 5s stock almost out in the US, iPhone 5c fully available

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iPhone 5s stock almost out in the US, iPhone 5c fully available - read the full textApple went off to a good start with its new generation of iPhone in just the first weekend the company shipped 9 million units of the 5s and 5c combined. But analyst Gene Munster of Piper Jaffray thinks this is mostly thanks to the iPhone 5s, which was the top selling device in the US for the...

 

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> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-10-11 22:58 from QI%c - click to readThe difference between the 5a and the 5c is that one is cheaper than the other.

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  • 2013-10-12 06:17
  • YQvx

Samsung gs4 was $890 retail in Australia. Withing 1 month of launch, it was easily found for $599. Typical android phone price drops.

5C I believe is not cheap enough to be considered over the iPhone 5S.

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  • 2013-10-12 04:45
  • 2CFk

iphone is the grate phone in world, but no like for no memore card sistem, no more 13mp camera,no camera video zoom,no esy softwore downlord and hai price.

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  • 2013-10-12 00:48
  • iKix

Hi there!! I just wanted to know what was the difference of 5s and 5c? thank you.

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  • 2013-10-11 22:58
  • QI%c

I said more than 2 months ago that ios 7 would have many, many bugs because the developers came over from the Mac development division. Well, what do you think now doubter?

http://bgr.com/2013/10/11/ipho...ps-crashing/

http://bgr.com/2013/10/11/ipho...death-video/

Not to mention the battery drain problem (again).

ios 7 - don't do it until at least 7.1.x or 7.2.x comes out

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  • 2013-10-11 22:58
  • GT6G

Bad news for Apple. Most the iphone sales are now people who already have iphones, not people switching from another company.

http://bgr.com/2013/10/09/ipho...time-buyers/

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  • 2013-10-11 22:54
  • GT6G

5s is just 100$ more than 5c and is also 1year new device, 5c is just last year 5 with downgrade. also my bro just now sold his gold 5s with twice the price of new one.. lol

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  • 2013-10-11 22:14
  • rJug

Here's what really went down.

Apple predicted higher sales for 5C so more were made than 5S.

Scalpers depleted 5S limited supply to resell in other countries.

So, 9 million stat for the weekend isn't impressive considering it's worldwide.

Majority of new iPhone sales occur at release that sharply drop off.

Come earnings call later this month numbers will disappoint with the last growth product, iPhones, slowing and crash the stock to low $400's.

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  • 2013-10-11 22:09
  • kQxf

They shoulda made a BLACK 5c... Thats too bad. Like why would u not make a black one. The commercial is dumb. I would never represent myself with a lime green, or yellow phone.... Its corny

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  • 2013-10-11 21:48
  • r%Ep

I think apple is a classy phone in the market.as shown 5s is a class and unfortunately 5c is not due to its body shape.

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  • 2013-10-11 21:35
  • 6PE}

> In reply to kf @ 2013-10-11 18:15 from iib2 - click to readwell said

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  • 2013-10-11 21:16
  • YhdC

iPhone 5c has very low quality plastic material. i cant stand on the place of iPhone 5 on its current price. for increase the sale, its price has to be cut.

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  • 2013-10-11 21:11
  • rKJA

#Apple is made for their build quality..i dont think plastic things will make a point..

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  • 2013-10-11 21:03
  • utXx

> In reply to CoolD @ 2013-10-11 20:15 from 0Cny - click to readOh, I see, so you means that million of ppl that buying Samsung, LG, Sony, Nokia and etc are are came from Mars, they actually all Martians, sounds brilliant. Btw, do you know iPhone 3 is also having a plastic body? It seems there are many Martians have migrated to Earth when iPhone 4 came out......

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  • 2013-10-11 20:31
  • sR1t

Iphone 5C just like all samsung phones...so no one will buy plastic crap for high price..

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  • 2013-10-11 20:15
  • 0Cny

Apple goodbye

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  • 2013-10-11 19:59
  • dMAn

> In reply to dex @ 2013-10-11 19:18 from 6CN3 - click to readOn the contrary, the lower demand equals higher 5S sales as people flock to the Apple Stores and compare the 5C to the 5S. Given the choice, with a minimal price difference, most people will 'spring' for the 5S.

This is exactly Apple's strategy, and was predicted by GSMArena a while ago.

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  • 2013-10-11 19:34
  • 9xe8

> In reply to Dannevam @ 2013-10-11 18:01 from ny%W - click to readIts called greed... :)

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  • 2013-10-11 19:21
  • nIxF

Higher demand for the 5s is what Apple desired, right ? Makes sense because high demand for the 5c would be interpreted as it cannibalising sales from the 5s. The 5c is basically a novelty item now as it's little more than an iphone 5 variant. And being so expensive means not as much demand as Apple might have expected.

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  • 2013-10-11 19:18
  • 6CN3

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