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

11 October, 2013 | Read the news | Post your comment
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 18:22 from n{5i - click to readno difference in 2 months..

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  • 2013-10-11 18:50
  • m@Cc

> In reply to eyePhone @ 2013-10-11 17:31 from 2@fK - click to readpaper sales...

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  • 2013-10-11 18:49
  • m@Cc

Iphone 5C equals to all samsung plastic phones. they are crap

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  • 2013-10-11 18:30
  • 0Cny

Oh no. Those 5c will end up in third world countries, but still expensive as if it was worth it :(

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  • 2013-10-11 18:29
  • LKV2

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-10-11 17:27 from pF7r - click to readYou will understand in a few months.

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  • 2013-10-11 18:22
  • n{5i

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-10-11 17:57 from YhdC - click to readnek minnit they put 4.3" screen in the iPhone 6 and say its the perfect screen size for people with slightly bigger hands

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  • 2013-10-11 18:15
  • iib2

if you read the blog post properly, you'd realize that GSMArena predicted this outcome.

iPhone 5c is literally iPhone 5 in a cheaper, glossy plastic. They have identical specs. Even the price is the same. Anyone in their decent mind would purchase iPhone 5 over iPhone 5c.

But Apple introduced iPhone 5s as well, which costs much, much more than 5c. So naturally, people would rather buy the iPhone 5s than the 'new' iPhone 5c.

That explains why the iPhone 5c sales is so low, while iPhone 5s sales are high.

TL;DR - Apple made fools out of all its fans.

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  • 2013-10-11 18:05
  • vyjA

everyone thought that Apple would release a mid-range phone with the iPhone 5c, but it just turned out to be a high-end iPhone 5 with a new colorful shell. And then they released another high-end phone with the iPhone 5s. Two high-end phones does not really cut it... a more affordable mid-range phone would have surely helped (e.g. USD 300 - 400, unlocked price)

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  • 2013-10-11 18:01
  • ny%W

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-10-11 17:57 from YhdC - click to readWhat! Steve Jobs told me that 3.5" was the perfect screen size! So I guess he lied to me, and 4" is actually the perfect screen size now? Or if it changes to 4.5", it will suddenly become the new perfect screen size?

I use a 5" phone now, I guess I'm not human.

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  • 2013-10-11 18:01
  • 9xe8

> In reply to Gorgenapper @ 2013-10-11 17:53 from 9xe8 - click to readremember apple said the human hands were made only to fit a 4" screen , so that your finger can go from here to there

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  • 2013-10-11 17:57
  • YhdC

4" screen fail. If it had a 4.5" - 4.7" screen with the same dpi (326dpi or something like that), I would still have an iPhone.

Also, the iPhone 5C is 99.95% an iPhone 5, just in a cheaper, crappier plastic shell! It picks up scratches almost instantly due to the glossy finish, so if you don't like a scratched up iPhone 5C you will have to put it in a case....which defeats the whole purpose of buying an iPhone 5C.

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  • 2013-10-11 17:53
  • 9xe8

As GSM.blog also wrote, that was Apple's intent: They stopped iPhone 5 and replaced it with the plastic iPhone 5c, because only then the 5s becomes a viable option. Who would buy 5s, if iPhone was still available at a lower price? They are boosting 5s sales by downgrade the alternative option to the plastic 5c...

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  • 2013-10-11 17:49
  • iCNS

apple if you really want to do something for people once , just give them iphone 5c away for free ,

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  • 2013-10-11 17:44
  • YhdC

Apple sold over 9 million iphone 5s in just two days. mahn,, people are really crazy of iphone (including me)

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  • 2013-10-11 17:31
  • 2@fK

Don't understand the point of this report "iPhone 5s stock almost out" ok...so you can still buy it and if you haven't already bought it, then either a) you aren't going to buy it or

b) you're most likely waiting for holiday season to buy as a gift during which apple will most likely make sure that it is in stock...not exactly seeing the point of this report.

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  • 2013-10-11 17:29
  • NB8V

apple did one premium plastic phone according to gsm and people that's not selling , samsung did cheap plastic phones s2 , s3, s4 , note , note2 ,and note 3 that are selling , mmmmmm

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  • 2013-10-11 17:27
  • YhdC

Still, I don't understand why Apple released 5c.

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  • 2013-10-11 17:27
  • pF7r

If I-cheap is about $400...

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  • 2013-10-11 17:23
  • ty@m

> In reply to Ixil @ 2013-10-11 17:03 from m}9e - click to readneither is the other one...worth at all

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  • 2013-10-11 17:18
  • Sp3f

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