iPhone 5c 8GB: Apple introducing cheaper iPhone in India

New cheaper 8GB iPhone 5c headed to India to replace iPhone 4

By on May 12, 2014 at 8:30 PM.

New cheaper 8GB iPhone 5c headed to India to replace iPhone 4

Apple is about to expand the availability of the new 8GB version of its iPhone 5c to India, according to a report from BGR sister site BGR India. Apple’s 8GB iPhone 5c debuted less than two months ago and it is currently available only in in Germany, France, the UK, Australia and China. More →

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Target iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c Deals

Target starts a new iPhone price war with Apple

By on May 7, 2014 at 1:01 PM.

Target starts a new iPhone price war with Apple

Apple is rumored to kick off a massive iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c sale campaign this week in its retail stores, enticing existing iPhone users eligible for an on-contract iPhone upgrade with new iPhone trade-in deals. However, Apple isn’t the only company ready to offer better prices on its newest iPhone models, as Target already has a few hot offers of its own for iPhone buyers. More →

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Apple iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c Sale

Apple is about to hold a massive sale on the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c

By on May 6, 2014 at 9:44 AM.

Apple is about to hold a massive sale on the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c

Apple is reportedly preparing an ‘enormous’ iPhone sale event in its retail stores this week, 9to5Mac has learned, in order to further boost sales. Starting with May 8, Apple will email iPhone owners who are eligible for upgrades trying to convince them to upgrade to the newer iPhone 5s or iPhone 5c handsets in an Apple store. Users will be able to trade in their older iPhones and purchase a new model for a discounted price. A source has further revealed that Apple has increased buyback prices for iPhones in recent weeks, which could be a good enough reason to purchase a cheaper new iPhones on contract. More →

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Cheap iPhone 4s, iPhone 5c Sales

It’s mostly Android deserters who buy cheap iPhones

By on April 24, 2014 at 2:10 PM.

It’s mostly Android deserters who buy cheap iPhones

In its earnings call on Wednesday for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2014, Apple revealed that more than two out of three cheap iPhone buyers are switching over from Android, highlighting the move as a success for the company. Apple’s Tim Cook said that on the quarter, 62% of iPhone 4s buyers and 60% of iPhone 5c buyers ditched Android smartphones to purchase an iPhone. More →

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8GB iPhone 5c Launch Price

Apple quietly tries to fix iPhone 5c flop with new cheaper model

By on March 18, 2014 at 6:30 AM.

Apple quietly tries to fix iPhone 5c flop with new cheaper model

As previously rumored, Apple on Tuesday launched a cheaper iPhone 5c model in an attempt to make the colorful iPhone more appealing to the crowds. However, Apple did not make any fuss about the new model, quietly listing it in some of its online stores, with some carrier partners also offering it to their subscribers. The cheaper iPhone 5c model comes with less storage, and will be available in selected markets at first More →

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Apple iPhone 5c New Model

Apple reportedly set to fight iPhone 5c flop with new cheaper version launching tomorrow [updated]

By on March 17, 2014 at 10:28 AM.

Apple reportedly set to fight iPhone 5c flop with new cheaper version launching tomorrow [updated]

The iPhone 5c has been a failed experiment for Apple, as evidenced by nearly everything we’ve seen regarding the colorful device since it launched last year. As inventory has piled up, huge discounts have swept through virtually every retailer carrying the underpowered smartphone, but one report signals that Apple hasn’t given up on the 5c quite yet. More →

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iPhone 5c Sales China

Even more evidence that the iPhone 5c is a flop across the globe

By on March 13, 2014 at 2:45 PM.

Even more evidence that the iPhone 5c is a flop across the globe

Odd though it may seem, selling a significantly less powerful and less appealing smartphone for barely any discount compared to your flagship smartphone isn’t a good idea. We have seen countless signs that Apple’s iPhone 5c has been a pretty magnificent flop thus far, and now we have one more to add to the growing collection. As shared by Andreessen Horowitz analyst Benedict Evans, the following chart shows iPhone market share on Chinese analytics company Umeng’s network within the first six  months of each launch: More →

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iPhone 5 and iPhone 5c Deals

Walmart has the cheapest iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c yet

By on March 7, 2014 at 1:13 PM.

Walmart has the cheapest iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c yet

Walmart is ready to sell buyers looking for on-contract smartphone even cheaper iPhone 5s models, as well as other smartphones, CNN Money (via 9to5Mac) reports. Purchased with a two-year contract with either AT&T or Verizon, the iPhone 5s costs only $119, down from its previous $145 price. Similarly, the iPhone 5c now costs $29 on-contract, down from $45, while Samsung’s Galaxy S4 is priced at $49 instead of $99. More →

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iPhone 5c Deals and Price Cuts

A costly mistake: Report claims unsold iPhone 5c inventory is piling up fast

By on March 6, 2014 at 10:25 AM.

A costly mistake: Report claims unsold iPhone 5c inventory is piling up fast

A new report from Taiwan indicates that stock of the unsuccessful iPhone 5c is piling up with Apple’s suppliers and retail partners, as demand for the handset is still lower than expected – previous reports have revealed that the iPhone 5s was Apple’s real winner when it comes to the 2013 iPhone models, with the iPhone 5c not attracting enough buyers. More →

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iPhone 5c Cases

The stupidest possible explanation of why the iPhone 5c is a flop

The stupidest possible explanation of why the iPhone 5c is a flop

By on March 4, 2014 at 10:30 AM.

Regular BGR readers might notice that while we report on research from many industry analysts who cover Apple, it has been several years since we’ve written about anything from Piper Jaffray’s Gene Munster. It’s not that we have anything against Mr. Munster personally, it’s just that his sources are patently wrong about almost everything, his methods are sometimes borderline comical, and his theories are often ridiculous. After three Munster-free years, however, the analyst on Monday issued some new research to clients that included a hypothesis so outlandish, we couldn’t help but cover it. More →

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iPhone 5c Sales Flop

Apple’s former ad guru explains why the iPhone 5c flopped

By on February 18, 2014 at 3:05 PM.

Apple’s former ad guru explains why the iPhone 5c flopped

Consumer reception to the iPhone 5c has been on the whole underwhelming to say the least. Now former Apple advertising executive Ken Segall has penned a short autopsy of the iPhone 5c on his blog and comes to the conclusion that Apple’s user base just has no use for cheap-looking plastic phones. More →

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iOS 7.0.5 Jailbreak Download

iOS 7 jailbreak updated to support latest software version

By on February 6, 2014 at 11:31 AM.

iOS 7 jailbreak updated to support latest software version

Good news, iOS 7 jailbreakers: the team of hackers behind the Evasi0n7 jailbreak for iOS 7 has updated its software to support the latest publicly available version of Apple’s mobile operating system. Just over a week ago, Apple surprised us all with the release of iOS 7.0.5. The new software build, which is thought to be the final iOS 7 update Apple plans to issue ahead of its iOS 7.1 release, was made available only for iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c handsets in certain regions including Asia Pacific and Europe. Now, users in those regions with jailbroken handsets can finally update their phones without worrying about losing access to all those great unauthorized apps and tweaks. More →

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