Webopedia on Google+Webopedia on TwitterWebopedia on FacebookTech Bytes Blog
Main » TERM » I »

iPhone 5C

An improved version of Apple's iPhone 5 that debuted in September 2013 as the middle-tier smartphone in the iPhone lineup, which also includes the newly announced flagship iPhone 5S and the older iPhone 4S.

While the iPhone 5C looks similar to the iPhone5, it uses hard plastic housing rather than the aluminum casing found in previous iPhones, and it also comes in a choice of four bright colors (green, blue, pink, yellow) in addition to a white model.

In terms of features, Apple’s iPhone 5C includes capabilities mostly equivalent to the iPhone 5 while also offering improved camera technology via a front-facing Facetime HD camera and an 8-megapixel rear camera, a larger battery to go along with improved power efficiency, the ability to run on more Long-Term Evolution (LTE) bands than previous phones, and support for the new iOS 7 mobile operating system.

The iPhone 5C retails for $99 with a two-year contract for the 16GB model and $199 with a two-year contract for the 32GB model.







TECH RESOURCES FROM OUR PARTNERS
LATEST ARTICLES
SEO Dictionary

From keyword analysis to backlinks and Google search engine algorithm updates, our search engine optimization glossary lists 85 SEO terms you need... Read More »

Slideshow: History of Microsoft Operating Systems

Microsoft Windows is a family of operating systems for personal computers. In this article we look at the history of Microsoft operating... Read More »

Slideshow: Interesting Facts About Google Search

From Goats to Penguins, a server outage and trillions of searches, our slideshow presents interesting facts about Google and the Google.com... Read More »

STUDY GUIDES
Java Basics, Part 1

Java is a high-level programming language. This guide describes the basics of Java, providing an overview of syntax, variables, data types and... Read More »

Java Basics, Part 2

This second Study Guide describes the basics of Java, providing an overview of operators, modifiers and control Structures. Read More »

The 7 Layers of the OSI Model

The Open System Interconnection (OSI) model defines a networking framework to implement protocols in seven layers. Use this handy guide to compare... Read More »