Apple iPhone 5C

  • Apple iPhone 5C
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The iPhone 5C replaces the iPhone 5 with nearly identical tech specs, a plastic-based exterior and 5 color choices, a first in the iPhone family. The 5C features the same 4" Retina display, A6 CPU, 8-megapixel rear iSight camera, a new front-facing FaceTime HD camera with better low light support, dual-band Wi-Fi a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, a higher capacity battery and support for more LTE bands.

Expert reviews and ratings

By Macworld UK on 100

If you are trying to decide between the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c it is a question of whether you need all the extras offered by the iPhone 5s. Perhaps you are enticed by the new camera in the 5s, for example. If you need the latest technology it is only...

By About.com on 50

The Apple iPhone 5c smartphone camera isn't going to provide any high-end features versus other cameras in smartphones. This camera has an average resolution and shoots average-quality photos when compared to other smartphone cameras.Those who love Apple...

By Macworld UK on

The OnePlus One is an outstanding entry to the smartphone market. If you want a large screen phone, and you can live with Android's data-harvesting ways, it is a brilliant alternative to the iPhone 5c. You just have to be able to get one. But don't...

By mobilephones.com on 88

The most natable thing about the iPhone 5c is its bright and colourful design, which instantly makes it stand apart from any other iPhone. The model is available in 5 pastel shades: blue, green, yellow, white and pink, and the handset is made of plastic...

By Steves Digicams on

By Kyle Schurman While there are a lot of things to like about the Apple iPhone 5c, whether its iSight camera is one of those things will depend on your perspective.This smartphone's camera is a simplistic model that will make it easy to shoot basic...

By imore.com on

Editor's note: The iPhone 5c was released 6 months ago today. Since I've been using the iPhone 5s almost exclusively since then I wanted someone else, someone who's been using the iPhone 5c day in and day out, to write the follow up for Apple's other new...

By IT PRO on

Picking a smartphone is tough as the market is saturated and it's a long term commitment. Contracts with devices included range from 12 months to 24 months so you have to choose wisely. With the major mobile manufacturers gearing up to launch their 2014...

By crn.com.au on

The new iPhones may look similar, but the choice is simple. Apple stepped out of its comfort zone when it launched the iPhone 5c alongside the iPhone 5s in September. It was the first time the company had debuted more than one smartphone...

By Know Your Mobile on 80

Here's how I see it, Apple had to make a choice with the iPhone 5C: either to go cheap and sell big in the sub-£200 sector or to keep it premium and offer a more polished device at a slightly reduced price point compared to the new flagship. Apple went...

By V3.co.uk on

Apple's iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C handsets have been on the market since last September, and have - according to Apple's first quarter 2014 earnings - been pretty popular, with the firm having shifted 51 million iPhones in three months. Now that several...

By PC Advisor on

Moto X vs iPhone 5C: Price Here's why we are making this comparison: the Moto X is Motorola's current flagship smartphone , but it has a mid-range £350 inc VAT price tag for the 16GB model. The iPhone 5C is the cheaper of Apple's current smartphones ,...

By geeksquad.co.uk on

This year, Apple shocked everyone with the announcement of the iPhone 5c. We all knew the phone was coming; there had been a multitude of leaked parts before the announcement. The shock came from the 5c's price. Apple's ‘budget' handset wasn't much...

By Macworld UK on

Nexus 5 vs iPhone 5C: Size, weight, design The iPhone 5c is in essence the iPhone 5, but in a polycarbonate plastic casing. That makes it a little bigger and heavier than its predecessor, albeit only slightly. The iPhone 5C measures 59 x 124 x 9 mm...

By gizmag.com on

Every year since 2007, Apple has released one new iPhone at a time. But this year marked the company's first foray into multiples, with the colorful iPhone 5c joining Apple's lineup as the flagship iPhone 5s' sidekick. Is a new look reason enough to buy...

By 3G UK on 80

All in all the iPhone 5C is a pretty impressive phone. It has a top flight screen and solid specs, plus it’s one of the more affordable ways to get your hands on iOS 7 and Siri. However it’s not that affordable as it starts at around £469, for...

By techview.co on

Nokia has had a lot of success with its polycarbonate build on the Lumia Windows Phone range and with the iPhone 5C, Apple challenged Nokia's polycarbonate dominance with a hard-coated polycarbonate glossy shell in a range of colours.Long expected to be...

By mobilechoice.co.uk on 80

Given the slight £80 drop in price over the iPhone 5s, Apple is asking you to make a fair few compromises with the iPhone 5c, not least accepting last year’s processor and camera tech. The lack of a fingerprint scanner is also a shame, although the bold...

By techview.co on

We're just putting the finishing touches on our in-depth iPhone 5C review following our unboxing and hands on but in the mean time, we've got a quick video review of Apple's new colourful yet not so cheerful iPhone 5C smartphone.The iPhone 5C brings a...

By MacLife on 80

The iPhone 5c puts a colorful twist on the excellent phone we know and love, but the price point isn’t appealing enough to shrug off the powerful iPhone 5s.

By FoneArena on

The iPhone 5c is more than just a cosmetic upgrade once you look beyond the vibrant shell. It is easy to dismiss the phone by saying that the upgrade is like putting lipstick on a pig but we’d refrain from doing that. The phone combines the power of...