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Apple launches cheaper 8 GB iPhone 5c, finally discontinues iPad 2

By Scorpus · 10 replies
Mar 18, 2014
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  1. As expected, Apple has launched an 8 GB version of the iPhone 5c today, giving buyers a cheaper option in the company's mid smartphone tier. The new handset is priced at £429 in the UK, which is £40 cheaper than the 16...

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  2. Hmm yeah, but I wasn't too surprised given Apple's track record of ridiculous prices.
  3. rub900

    rub900 TS Member Posts: 76   +6

    Agreed. Please 20 somethings stop supporting Apple.
    St1ckM4n likes this.
  4. mojorisin23

    mojorisin23 TS Booster Posts: 151   +46

    No one supports apple except with iphones. no one buys macs, ipods are basically dead, ipads are useless and only sold to old people, what else do they have?

    just ignore it all....
  5. Kibaruk

    Kibaruk TechSpot Paladin Posts: 3,270   +895

    I love it when people speak of EveryOne when they are actually speaking only for themselves. I don't like Apple products, I hate their cult-like fan base.

    Though I admit it's not like some other user says.

    iPods still hold their reputation as really good music players and I know people that have them, although it's true most of us already have a phone that serves as a music player. Macs are still being sold, as they have always been. iPads are still selling, not useless, at all.
  6. Jad Chaar

    Jad Chaar Elite Techno Geek Posts: 6,515   +974

    Great move to discontinue the iPad 2. It was really beginning to show its age. The iPad 4 is a great replacement.
  7. Railman

    Railman TS Booster Posts: 708   +101

    It is ironic that Apple have just announced a 8Gb 5C when my daughter was moaning about lack of space on her 16Gb 5C she has only had for a couple months.
  8. Greg S

    Greg S TechSpot Staff Posts: 987   +422

    This is exactly why Apple doesn't work with scientists or engineers to provide high end equipment. They don't listen to what the consumer needs, they just try to adjust prices and advertisements to sell more.
  9. bexwhitt

    bexwhitt TS Guru Posts: 337   +67

    Apple managed to shift millions of the Ipod Shuffle the most useless music player ever, it they put apple on it there are plenty of *****s to but it.
  10. Railman

    Railman TS Booster Posts: 708   +101

    I thought the poster had used a rude Anglo Saxon word but the word was idi0t$. Is that word politically incorrect?
  11. Fbarnett

    Fbarnett TS Booster Posts: 210   +30

    Lol a whole 8gb @ 500 bucks apples version of the family share plan is a 16gb phone!

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