iPhone 5C TD-LTE 4G Support, iPhone 5S Continues Innovation

iPhone 5c Launch IndiaThe Apple iPhone 5C is essentially the iPhone 5 but with plastic casing in multiple colors—it’s really not 2 new phones. It is priced at $99 for the 16GB WITH A 2-YEAR CONTRACT, the same price the iPhone4S was lowered to last year when the iPhone 5 was released. From this, one might conclude that the 5C is a way for them to be able to discount the 5 with reduced cost. On the Apple website, the 5C is priced at $549, typical pricing from Apple but well above our prior estimate. It is worth noting that the iPhone 5C supports more LTE bands than any other phone in the world, suggesting it will support TD-LTE. While China Mobile was not announced today, it will likely come in future.

Apple iPhone 5S was very much as expected, including a fingerprint reader aimed at passcodes, better camera, new processor. No mention of mobile wallet was made. The 5S is priced along (more…)