Apple launches cheaper iPhone 5C model and lowers iPad price

Apple has confirmed a new lower cost model of its fifth generation iPhone, the iPhone 5C. The new phone will have an 8GB hard drive and is priced at £429, £40 cheaper than the current 16GB model.

O2 is the first operator through which the new model is available.  

The tech company has also announced that it is lowering the price of its fourth generation iPad. On its online store, the iPad with retina display now costs £329.

Apple’s senior vice-president of worldwide marketing Philip Schiller said: “The iPad line sets the gold standard in mobile computing and all iPads have access to the largest and best ecosystem of more than 500,000 iPad-optimised apps from the App Store.”

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  • Anonymous

    Apple products are now very expensive compared with the increasingly sophisticated devices being sold by competitors. The 5c looks and feels cheap.

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