The new 8 GB model of the iPhone 5c for medium markets in which developed fourth-generation network LTE. This was told by a representative of Apple in an interview with Re / code.
On Tuesday, Apple released without prior presentation to sale a new version of the smartphone iPhone 5c with less memory 8Gb. Devices became available only in several markets : the UK, France , Germany, Australia and China. In the U.S., the new iPhone is not for sale . Cost 8Gb iPhone 5c without operator contract is 429 pounds in the UK , € 559 – in France and Germany and 4088 yuan ($ 660 ) in China.
Some people are surprised by the choice of markets for the distribution of more affordable versions of the 8-gigabyte iPhone 5c and they asked for comments to Apple.
” The middle segment iPhone is growing year by year and 8 GB model is a more affordable option for markets where good is the case with cover LTE”, – said the representative of Apple.
Be that as it may , the new iPhone 5c still more value than many of its competitors on the basis of the operating system Android. In addition, the stores are still available line of smartphones iPhone 4s. They are cheaper iPhone 5c, but inferior to him in a number of parameters : in particular, LTE connectivity and screen size.
8 GB iPhone 5c – not the only change in the nomenclature Apple this week. The company withdrew from the sales of the iPad 2 , replacing it with the “iPad with Retina display” (iPad 4). The advantage of the fourth generation of the tablet compared with iPad 2 is primarily a higher resolution display . In addition , iPad 4 is equipped with a new connector Lightning.