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Apple iPhone 5c Gadget Review

Apple iPhone 5c – Mid-Range Model

In 2012, after Apple had launched the iPhone 5, there had been calls for the company to begin speculating on offering low cost variety of the iPhone.  Apple watcher together with analyst had recommended that Apple would require inexpensive iPhone if it intends to continue gaining market shares when smartphone ownership was reaching saturation.

Apple reacted by stating that a cheaper iPhone would not be the future of its products. However, the idea that Apple would be launching an inexpensive iPhone took shape and when Apple unveiled the iPhone 5c together with the iPhone 5c; the expected displeasure when it eventually emerged was just £80 less than the equivalent iPhone 5s.

On September 10, 2013, Apple had unveiled the iPhone 5c, together with the iPhone 5S at the time of a media event at Cupertino headquarters.  So the iPhone 5S had become the new flagship of the iPhone range whereas the iPhone 5C was created as a mid-range model and the iPhone 4S continued production had become the entry level model of the series.  The gadget iphone 5c, marketed with a stylized lowercase `c’ as iPhone 5c is said to be a smartphone which had been designed as well as marketed by Apple Inc.

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iPhone 5c with Identical Hardware Specifications

The smartphone had been part of the iPhone series, released on September 20, 2013.  The iPhone 5c is an alternative of the iPhone 5, having identical hardware specifications though a hard coated polycarbonate shell rather than that of aluminium of the original iPhone 5.

The iPhone 5c comes in several colour choices and is shipped with iOS 7. In comparison to the 5S, the iPhone 5c was marketed at a discounted price point unlike the earlier practice of lowering the price of the previous model on release of a fresh version and the iPhone 5 had been discontinued and replaced by the 5c.

The 16 and 32 GB gadget iphone 5c models were replaced by the 8 GB on September 9, 2014 with the announcement of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. The 8 GB variety was then discontinued on September 9, 2015 on the announcement of the iPhone 6S.  The iPhone 5c was said to be the long-anticipated inexpensive iPhone or cheap iPhone.

But it rivalled with the other mid-range devices that had been positioned below the flagship phone such as the HTC One Mini and Moto X.  Taking into consideration the premium pricing tendencies of Apple, initially the iPhone 5c had been sold at prices like the other high-end flagship devices that had been released in early 2013.

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Internal Storage of 16 GB/ No Expansion

Like the Samsung galaxy S4 and HTC One and as its earlier iPhones, it had not competed in the feature phone fragment or the unsubsidized/prepaid classification.  It had received discounts for being on the market for six months.

The iPhone 5c smartphone features a 4.00 inch-touch screen display having a resolution of 640 pixels by 1136 pixels an inch.  It is powered by 1.3GHz dual-core Apple A6 processor and has a 1GB of RAM. The gadget iphone is packed with an internal storage of 16GB which does not have the potential of expansion.  With regards to the camera, the iPhone 5c of Apple comes with an 8 megapixel primary camera towards the rear together with a 1.2 megapixel front shooter for selfies and runs iOS7.

It is powered by a 1507mAh non detachable battery measuring 124.40 height x 59.20 width x 8.97 thickness and tends to weigh 132 grams.According to Apple, the iPhone is said to be a colourful low-budget and plasticiPhone.  The price of the iPhone 5c since its launch has been dropping considerably and now the iPhone 5c is available between £108.99 and £199.99 for 16 and 32 GB storage capacities.

But now with the discontinuation of the iPhone 5c, the prices tend to reflect a seller renewed price that is not the same as a brand new phone.

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Crafted from Single Plastic

The plastic back of the iPhone 5c is said to be a big disappearance from the steel, aluminium and glass substance which Apple had utilised since the iPhone 4.

The 3GS of the phone had a plastic back and it was like going back.The iPhone has all the trademarks of the thorough consideration to details.  It has been crafted from a single piece of plastic and one will not find a single seam or join in the unibody- type design.

An advantage of the plastic construction is that the edges tend to be smooth and curved unlike the iPhone 5s and 4s which by contrast  seems a less comfortable in the hand. The Apple iPhone 5c is said to be a sole SIM (GSM)which tends to receive a Nano-SIM with connectivity choices comprising of Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, 3G and 4G with the assistance for Band 50 utilised by some of the Indian LTE network while the sensors on the phone features Compass Magnetometer, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope and ambient light sensor.

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