The iPhone 5C is a great $99 phone that basically replicates the well-reviewed iPhone 5 in a more colorful case.
The price of the iPhone 5C falls to $29 and the 5S to $99. Does this mean the iPhone 6 launch is nearing?
This lower-storage version of Apple's lower-end smartphone is now available in more than 15 countries altogether, but not in the US.
The iPhone 5c now comes in a lower-capacity 8GB model in Australia, China, the UK, France and Germany.
commentary Nowadays, what can 8GB get you? One movie, a few apps and songs, and your phone is already at full capacity.
Apple has also brought the 4th-generation iPad with Retina display back into service, retiring the iPad 2.
Apple's quietly slipped a less expensive iPhone 5C into its lineup, but so far it's only on sale in China, Europe and Australia.
Retired from production last fall, the iPad 4 could make an encore appearance as early as Tuesday.
Priced cheaper than the current 16GB version, the new phone reportedly could debut as soon as Tuesday, say various sources.
Sales of Apple's iPhone 5C have lagged behind the iPhone 5S and iPhone 5 since its introduction in China. But the gap is apparently growing wider.