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The iPhone 5 was officially discontinued by Apple on September 10, 2013, with the announcement of its successors, the iPhone 5S and the iPhone 5C. The iPhone 5 has the joint second-shortest lifespan of any iPhone ever produced with only twelve months in production, breaking with Apple's standard practice of selling an existing iPhone model at a reduced price upon the release of a new model. This was broken by the iPhone X which only had ten-months in production from November 2017 to September 2018, and tied with the iPhone XS which had twelve-months from September 2018 to September 2019.
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The iPhone 5 was officially discontinued by Apple on September 10, 2013, with the announcement of its successors, the iPhone 5S and the iPhone 5C. While the 5C shared almost the same internal hardware as the iPhone 5, the 5C used a lower-cost poly-carbonate plastic case in place of the original 5's aluminum form. The introduction of the 5C deviated from Apple's previous market strategy, where the previous iPhone model would remain in production, but sold at a lower price point below the new model.
J.P. Morgan's chief economist, Michael Feroli said that "sales of iPhone 5 could boost annualized US GDP growth by $3.2 billion, or $12.8 billion at an annual rate." Shortly after the announcement of the iPhone 5 and preceding the launch, Apple's stock price rose to a record $705.07, but within three months fell to $507.48. According to the analysis of Eric Savitz, Apple's stock decline and resulting losses were not the result of any issue with the new Maps application, but disappointed investors. He points to initial hardware sales of only five million, compared to projections up to twice that, as the primary cause.
Enter the iPhone 5c: a phone with all the power and performance of the iPhone 5 that was released just a year earlier, but at a cheaper price. Instead of being forced to buy an older iPhone or Android device, the iPhone 5c let consumers get a brand-new iPhone for only $550. That was a $100 discount over the $650 iPhone 5s.
The iPhone 5c price drop war is on. After Best Buy announced on Thursday that it was planning to offer Apple's iPhone 5c for $50 with a two-year contract -- $50 less than Apple's $99 price -- Walmart has announced that it will offer the phone for $45.
\"This is what we do -- low prices is what we do,\" Sarah Spencer McKinney, director of corporate communications for Walmart, told ABC News. \"As a price leader, we are always looking for ways to surprise our customers with low prices and disrupt the competition.\"
McKinney told ABC News to expect the price to remain at $45 throughout the holiday season. The deal begins today and is only eligible to customers in stores who sign a two-year contract on the handset.
Walmart had already been offering one of the lower prices on Apple's newest phones. While Apple's suggested retail price was set at $99.99 on the iPhone 5c, Walmart offered the phone at $79 when the phone was launched two weeks ago. It also offers the iPhone 5s at $189, $10 less than Apple stores and other carrier stores.
While both Walmart and Best Buy maintain that this is just a deal to drive attention to the iPhone 5c, the price drop comes as the higher-end iPhone 5s has been sold out at various stores. The 5s has a faster processor, better camera and a new fingerprint reader embedded in the home button.
Just like it did in previous years, Amazon (opens in new tab) generally offers the best prices for AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon phones, though in some cases it's topped by Gazelle (opens in new tab). Gamestop's (opens in new tab) prices are in the ballpark on some models.
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The iPhone 5C versus the $99 competition There are a lot of very good phones falling into the $99-with-a-new-contract territory. The Motorola Droid Mini and HTC One Mini are prime competitors. Lining their specs up side by side, ( -19512_7-57602457-233/battle-of-the-benjamins-iphone-5c-vs-droid-mini-htc-one-mini-lumia-520/), despite being built from the guts of last year's iPhone model, the iPhone 5C remains quite a potent little mobile number. In fact, even when you compare it with its current high-end Android competition, this candy-colored handset may have a playful exterior but is all business when it comes to performance. The iPhone 5C can hold its own in terms of processing prowess with the likes of the more expensive HTC One ($199.99), Samsung Galaxy S4 ($199.99), and Moto X ($199.99) flagship models.
The iPhone 5C, equipped one of the best digital imaging systems to ever grace a smartphone (at least until the iPhone 5S), can also capture photos and video of comparable quality with Android's heavy hitters from Samsung, HTC, and Motorola. Now factor in the 5C's low $99 price and that's when things really get interesting. Its closest competitors -- namely the Droid Mini ($99.99, Verizon) and the One Mini ($99.99, AT&T) -- make more compromises than the 5C to reach the same price. For instance, while the 5C has the same Retina display as the 5S, both the One Mini and Droid Mini have inferior displays when compared with their full-size counterparts. At least the One Mini flaunts an aluminum-build quality, arguably better than the iPhone 5C's premium polycarbonate chassis, but the Droid Mini's cheap plastic design wouldn't impress anyone.
iPhone 5 owners who opted for the Verizon model have discovered the device ships with an unlocked nano-SIM card slot, even if the device was bought under contract at a subsidized rate and did not pay the full unlocked price. This is excellent news for travelers or for anyone who wants to immediately get access to an unlocked iPhone 5 without waiting for them to be officially available.
Walmart already sells the iPhone 5 at the low, low everyday price of US$189, but shoppers who are eager to pick up a bargain can visit their local Walmart starting today and buy Apple's flagship smartphone for just $129. The pricing only applies at the stores and is not available online.
According to Mashable blogger Christina Warren, the new price isn't temporary -- that's the everyday price, indefinitely. That's not the only iPhone receiving the rollback treatment from Walmart; the iPhone 4S has dropped from $89 to $39. All pricing is dependent on the purchaser signing a new two-year contract with AT&T, Verizon, or Sprint.
Warren provides some insight into why Walmart might be undercutting the competition and what it may mean for future pricing from discounters in her post on Mashable. For TUAW readers, is the new price enough to make you forsake the Apple Store or a mobile carrier's shop when buying your new phone? Leave us a comment below.
Just like the iPhone 4S when it first launched, the iPhone 5 will cost $199 for a 16GB version of the phone, $299 for a 32GB version and $399 for a 64GB version. Those prices all apply to users purchasing phones together with a two-year contract with one of the iPhone's three U.S. carriers (AT&T, Sprint and Verizon). 041b061a72