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Topic: iPhone 5C

iPhone marketshare in China predicted to double in 2014

09/25/2013, 10:09 am

A new report issued Wednesday by research agency IDC predicts that Apple's share of the Chinese smartphone market will double in 2014 thanks to the introduction of the lower-cost iPhone 5c and an anticipated new carrier agreement with China Mobile, the world's largest wireless provider.

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Gene Munster's iPhone launch estimates off by 5M units for the second year in a row

09/25/2013, 05:09 am

Industry observers had been snickering about a promise made by Apple's chief executive Tim Cook to "double down" on security, but a series of jaw-dropping surprises have proven that, outside of a steady stream of immaterial leaks, the company remains an opaque mystery to its competitors, to pundits and even to analysts tasked with understanding the inscrutable innovation factory.

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Apple's iPhone 5c margins, ASP expected to push AAPL previous estimates

09/24/2013, 04:09 pm

A new report from Morgan Stanley suggests that the iPhone 5c's better-than-anticipated margins and popularity will propel Apple past previous analyst expectations.

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iPhone 5s, 5c teardowns suggest $199, $183 build costs for Apple

09/24/2013, 03:09 pm

The total build cost for Apple's new iPhone 5s is just under what it cost Apple to build its predecessor a year ago, according to a new report, while the iPhone 5c's total build cost likely allows Apple to grab a better margin.

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Analysts react to Apple's iPhone 5s and 5c launch weekend sales

09/23/2013, 04:09 pm

After Apple's Monday morning announcement of record-breaking sales for Cupertino's newest flagship iOS devices, sentiment among analysts is generally positive.

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Apple revises guidance upward following iPhone launch, expects 36-37% gross margins

09/23/2013, 02:09 pm

Having just announced record sales figures for its latest iPhone models, Apple has revised its earnings estimates upwards in order to reflect its considerable sales.

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Rumor: World's largest carrier China Mobile begins producing advertising collateral for iPhone 5c, 5s

09/23/2013, 11:09 am

Long-rumored Apple carrier partner China Mobile has begun readying advertising materials for 3G variants of Apple's iPhone 5s and 5c, according to a new report out of the middle kingdom.

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Apple releases new 'Greetings' iPhone 5c television ad

09/23/2013, 10:09 am

A third television commercial for Apple's mid-range iPhone 5c appeared on the company's official YouTube channel early Monday morning, briefly shifting the campaign's focus from the phone's aesthetic to the emotional connections it helps facilitate in everyday life.

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Apple extends retail Personal Pickup to iPhone 5s, 5c

09/23/2013, 09:09 am

Apple on Monday extended its popular order-online, pick-up-in-store option to the newly launched iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c.

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Apple announces sales of 9 million iPhone 5s & 5c units in first 3 days

09/23/2013, 08:09 am

The launch weekend for the new flagship iPhone 5s and colorful iPhone 5c proved to be the most successful smartphone debut ever for Apple, with a record 9 million units being sold in the first three days.

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Apple's pricier iPhone 5s reportedly outsells more affordable iPhone 5c by wide margin

09/23/2013, 08:09 am

Apple's new high-end iPhone 5s proved to be the most popular choice for early adopters this weekend, outselling the mid-range iPhone 5c by more than threefold, a new report claims.

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Apple's Touch ID already bypassed with established 'fake finger' technique

09/22/2013, 05:09 pm

A hacker group in Germany claims to have defeated Apple's new Touch ID biometric security system by using a modified fingerprint lifting and "fake finger" creation technique.

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iPhone 5c teardown reveals solid build quality, glued-in components

09/20/2013, 02:09 pm

While iPhone fans have been waiting in line to pick up the 5c in their favorite colors, one tech repair site has been disassembling the polycarbonate-backed iPhone, revealing a sturdy device that loses some points on repairability.

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Inside Apple's iPhone 5c: 'c' is for 'choice'

09/20/2013, 12:09 pm

Apple's new iPhone 5c represents the first time the company has specifically updated and advertised its mid-range handset, giving the device a unique role in expanding expectations for the company's smartphone sales.

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Apple's iPhone 5s and 5c draw massive crowds on launch day

09/20/2013, 10:09 am

Apple stores worldwide were packed this morning as the iPhone 5s and 5c went up for sale in a total of 11 countries and territories. Here's a look at some of the lineups spotted around the globe.

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Analyst: iPhone 5s & 5c lines suggest up to 6M opening weekend sales

09/20/2013, 09:09 am

Eager Apple fans have lined up for the newest iPhone in numbers comparable to previous years, leading some analysts to believe that launch weekend sales for the device will be at or above what they were for last year's model.

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San Francisco Apple Store's iPhone 5s line wraps around the block

09/20/2013, 09:09 am

Three hours before the store is scheduled to open, a line of more that 150 hopeful iPhone buyers stretched down the street and around the block.

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Day-one iOS 7.0.1 update for iPhone 5s & 5c patches launch bugs

09/20/2013, 07:09 am

Users booting up their newly released iPhone 5s or iPhone 5c on Friday will be prompted to install a minor operating system update, intended to squash a few minor bugs Apple discovered with its latest handsets.

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Apple's iPhone 5s and 5c now available in the U.S. Online Apple Store

09/20/2013, 03:09 am

Continuing its worldwide rollout of the iPhone 5s and 5c, Apple has taken down the U.S. Online Apple Store to prepare for sales of the device, slated to start at midnight Pacific time.

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First high quality unboxing videos of iPhone 5c, rare gold 5s hit the Web

09/19/2013, 10:09 pm

Just hours after Apple launched sales of the iPhone 5s and 5c at its brick-and-mortar Apple Stores, videos showing the some of the devices' first unboxings have been uploaded to YouTube.

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