Apple has announced the iPhone 5c, a colorful variation of the iPhone 5 that features plastic enclosures rather than the aluminum casing that was prominent on last years models. Internally, the 5c is the same as the 5, though it ships with iOS 7 preinstalled, with a background wallpaper matched to the color of the iPhone model. Colors are white, a salmon pink, yellow, baby blue, and bright green.
The iPhone 5c replaces the iPhone 5 in the product line up and is priced accordingly, slightly cheaper than the new upper-end model iPhone 5s.
iPhone 5c Pricing with Contact
- 16GB – $99 with contract
- 32GB – $199 with contact
iPhone 5c Pricing Unlocked Without Contact
- 16GB – $549
- 32Gb – $649
Pre-Orders Begin September 13, Available September 20
iPhone 5c can be be pre-ordered on September 13, with general availability on September 20, two days after the wider release of iOS 7 on the 18th.
iPhone 5c Colors & Pictures
The array of colors available are shown below. Note that each 5c model retains the black face of the device, regardless of the color of the iPhone itself.