Apple Launches 8GB IPhone 5c In India

By 03:08 Tue, 20 Jul 2021 Comments

You all know the iPhone 5c – it was supposed to become the long awaited cheap iPhone that will assist Apple expand its reach and strengthen its presence in developing markets. Except that it wasn’t particularly cheap, which kinda ruined the whole deal.

As previously expected, in an attempt to fix that Apple has now launched a recent 8GB version of the iPhone 5c in India. It costs INR37,500, which translates to €470 or $640, which is INR4,000 (€50/$68) lower than the 16GB version of the “unapologetically plastic” smartphone.

That’s hardly the definition of cheap and one can certainly wonder whether spending that much money on a phone with storage so limited is a smart move. Yet those that don’t have a gigantic multimedia library or play too many games might see things otherwise.

It’s also worth pointing out that there are several promotions going on that let Indian customers save INR4,000 on the 16GB iPhone 5c, so if the 8GB version receives the same treatment it might drop to slightly more sensible levels. Still, even if that happens the 8GB iPhone 5c will cost as much as the Sony Xperia Z1 Compact, Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Neo or an LG G2 – that’s certainly not going to be an easy sell for Apple.




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