“Apple could be planning to launch the iPhone 5S and a cheaper model called ‘iPhone 5C’ on 6 September, according to new reports and a photo of allegedly leaked packaging,” Ashleigh Allsopp reports for Macworld UK.
“German blog iFun cites a ‘very credible and serious source’ in a report that suggests Apple’s next-generation will launch on 6 September, alongside the rumoured low-cost iPhone,” Allsopp reports. “We’re not sure about the name “iPhone 5C” for the low-cost iPhone, though.”
Allsopp reports, “We certainly don’t think Apple would want to describe the new device as ‘cheap’ so we’re wondering what the ‘C’ in the name could stand for. One possibility is ‘colour,’ as recent low-cost iPhone leaks have shown what’s believed to be the smartphone’s chassis in various different colours.”
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MacDailyNews Take: As we wrote yesterday:
The “C” likely stands for “Color,” not “Cheap.” Although critics will likely pounce upon the latter (until Apple’s sales figures shut them up, as usual).
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