“Reports suggest that Apple will introduce a cheaper plastic-bodied iPhone 5C on September 10,” Romain Dillet writes for TechCrunch.
“The 4-inch phone will supposedly replace the iPhone 4 and the iPhone 4S in the product lineup,” Dillet writes. “While the company will certainly gain market share in the lower-end spectrum of the smartphone market in the U.S., it’s just a side effect.”
Dillet writes, “The new model is the perfect iPhone for the rest of the world. In many countries, carriers are switching to unsubsidized, SIM-only plans and the iPhone is too expensive for regular people. U.S. carriers are the exception, not the rule.”
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