Apple this week plans to start selling a more affordable model iPhone 5c. It will be equipped with 8 GB of memory for storing data and priced at 509 euros, according to the publication Heise citing unofficially published documents .
Currently the price of iPhone 5c in Europe starts with 569 euros – so ask for a model with 16 GB of memory. Thus, the new model will be about 10% cheaper. Information about ultra-cheap version iPhone 5c, as the source , contained in e-mails O2 operator. The letter says the sales of the device March 18, 2014 .
Replace if iPhone 5c with an 8GB model iPhone 4s with the same amount of memory or will be sold at the same time with him , is still unknown . Apple now offers iPhone 4s with 8 GB of memory on board for free, in exchange for the conclusion of a 2-year contract with the operator . In addition, some emerging markets , including China and India , Apple sells the iPhone 4 with 8 GB of memory.
Replacement iPhone 4s makes sense for the reason that this smartphone uses the old type connector , not Lightning, which the company uses , starting with the iPhone 5.
iPhone 5c does not enjoy the same demand, which is expected to Apple. Apple CEO Tim Cook said this, commenting on the latest financial results , without naming , however , the amount of sales. As it turned out , the buyers are more willing to buy the flagship iPhone 5s, although the costs are much higher.
In the fourth quarter of 2013 worldwide was sold 51 million iPhone, which is 3.2 million units more than in the same period last year .