A new raft of iPhones is upon us! The iPhone 5S, with its gold-coloured metal back, and the cheaper, plastic iPhone 5C. But how do these new models compare against the top Android phones, theand the ?
The iPhone 5C is the cheaper of the two, starting at £469 for the 16GB model or £549 for the 32GB version. The 5S is available in 16, 32 and 64GB options, for £549, £629 and £709, respectively. Neither of them are what you'd call cheap.
By comparison, you can pick up the powerhouse Samsung Galaxy S4, also SIM-free, from Carphone Warehouse for £550, for the 16GB model. While that's pricier than the 5C, it's the same price as the comparable iPhone 5S. For a true bargain though, the HTC One is the way to go.
It's available for £490, SIM-free, for the 32GB model, undercutting both the 5S and the supposedly 'affordable' 5C in the comparable 32GB capacity. The HTC One isn't available in a 16GB option though, so you can still save a few quid there if storage isn't important.
Apple has given the existing iPhone 4S a smaller capacity option with its new 8GB variant. This new chap will set you back £349. While that's cheaper than all three, it is now a rather outdated piece of hardware. Still, if you really want to stick with Apple and you don't have much cash to chuck around, it's definitely worth a look.
None of the networks have yet announced their price plans, so we'll have to wait and see if there's a bargain to be had. All the new iPhones will be available on 20 September.
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