Apple unveiled several new gadgets earlier today and they also shared a number of new details on their success in the mobile gadget market.Here are the highlights:
The iPhone 5C does exist, and it does have a colored plastic shell. It's going to retail for $99 (16GB) or $199 (32GB) with a new contract. This model has a slightly larger battery than the iPhone 5, but the same A6 processor and camera sensor.All newly purchased iThings will come with iMovie, iWork, and iPhoto.Apple's other new iPhone, the 5S, will be available in silver, gold, "space grey". It has a new capacitive home button and a 64-bit chip, an A7 design which is said to be twice as fast as the previous iPhone with twice the graphics performance. It also has the newly announced M7 chip, a "motion co-processor" as well as a new camera sensor, the rumored fingerprint sensor, battery life which is equal or better than the current iPhone. The iPhone 5S will cost $199 and up with a contract with 16GB/32GB/64GB storage.Both models will ship on 20 September in the US, UK, China, Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Japan, and Singapore. The iPhone 4S will still be available, but the iPhone 5 is going to be phased out in favor of the 2 new models.
If new news break I will update this post.
Update: Here are the first of the hands on posts:
- Apple iPhone 5c hands-on: the new, insanely colorful cheaper iPhone (The Verge)
- Hands on with the iPhone 5C and iPhone 5S (The Loop)
- Hands On With Apple’s iPhone 5C: Plastic Feels Pretty Fantastic (TechCrunch)
- iPhone 5C hands-on (SlashGear)
And here are Apple's demo videos: