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    • Apple iPhone 5c

    Apple iPhone 5c

    A6 chip. 8MP iSight camera. 4-inch Retina display. Ultrafast LTE wireless. iPhone 5c has the things that made iPhone 5 an amazing phone—and more, including iOS 7. All in a completely new design that feels great in your hand.

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    Rated 4.4 out of 5 by 100 reviewers.

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    Features

    iPhone 5c
    • 4-inch Retina display

      See more of everything - your inbox, every web page, an extra row of apps - on the larger display. With 326 pixels per inch, it all looks amazing.

    • A6 chip

      The power-efficient A6 chip delivers up to twice the CPU performance and renders graphics up to twice as fast - with even better battery life.

    • 8-megapixel iSight camera with panorama

      iPhone is the most popular camera in the world. Photos look so stunning, it’s hard to believe they were taken with a mobile phone.

    • 1080p HD video recording

      Imagine sidesplitting, adventure-filled, must-see flicks produced by you in stunning HD video with the iSight camera. You can even take still photos as you record, so you can capture small moments while shooting a big one with no shaky footage.

    • FaceTime HD camera

      With a tap, you can make video calls from your iPhone to another FaceTime-enabled iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, or Mac over Wi-Fi.

    • Ultrafast LTE wireless

      Connect to more LTE networks all over the world. And Wi-Fi is faster, too. Browse, download, and stream content at remarkable speeds, wherever you happen to be.

    • Over 900,000 apps on the App Store

      There are over 900,000 apps available from the App Store - many of them free - to make iPhone more capable, more indispensable, and more fun. Sign in to the App Store with your Apple ID, browse lots of categories, and download any app you want.

    • iOS 7

      The worlds most advanced mobile OS. In its most advanced form.

    • iCloud

      Your content on all your devices.

    • Wi-Fi Calling

      iOS 8 upgrade required to enable

    Specifications

    Size and Weight
    • 4.9 x 2.33 x 0.35 inches
    • 4.65 ounces
    Apple iPhone 5c
    Operating System and Processor
    • iOS 7
    • A6 chip
    Battery Life
    • Up to 10 hours on 3G talk time
    • Up to 10 days standby time
    Camera, Photos and Video
    • 8-megapixel iSight camera with panorama
    Memory
    • 8GB
    • 8GB
    • 8GB
    Connectivity
    • Sync methods: iCloud, Bluetooth and USB
    • 4G Capable
    • 4G LTE Capable
    • Wi-Fi Calling
    International
    • Quad Band GSM; LTE: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 8, 13, 17, 19, 20, 25; UMTS: Band I (2100), Band II (1900), Band IV (1700/2100), Band V (850), Band VIII (900)
    Hearing Aid Compatibility
    • M3, T4
    WEA Capable? 
    • Yes
    In The Box
    • iPhone 5c
    • Apple EarPods with Remote and Mic
    • Lightning to USB cable
    • USB power adapter
    • Documentation
    Rated 3 out of 5 by It's ok This is a good phone don't get me wrong. But if your like me and have a lot of apps, photos, and music then an 8 gigabyte phone isn't for you. That was the only real issue that I experienced with this phone. December 6, 2014
    Rated 5 out of 5 by great phone This is a great phone but. Drop the phone price i had to wait one week to get it but otherwise it's a great phone. October 19, 2014
    Rated 4 out of 5 by Is the iPhone for you or not? I got this phone in October 2013 and it holds up really good but the back even with a case gets very scratched up. At first the battery was awesome but in June 2014 it stared going from 100% to 83% in 3 hours in stand by mode. The app selection is great on this iPhone! On IOS 7 mainly it was snappy and fast but when I updraded it to IOS 8 I became so slow and apps stared crashing. For such a small phone for some reason the keyboard is really easy to type on. I have used the Samsung Galaxy S5 and found it was easer to type on the 5C. Call quality it not the best but it is batter the the lastest LG,Blackberry, and Samsung phones. When you turn the volum up on a call, it's really loud. The camera takes great photos in good lighting but a night and in low light and in doors, the camera teneds to take blurry photos. The screen is a bit on the small side; when the brightness is truned up to about 75% the colors Pop off the screen beautifully. The browser is a bit slow but if this is an upgrade from the iPhone 3GS, 4, or 4S it will seem fine but if you have a 5S and use the browser on the 5C it will be slow. Siri works great if you like to use her for simple things. It's a great phone it you want/need a phone mainly for texting, music and some unintensive gaming. October 1, 2014
    Rated 1 out of 5 by Charging port will short out It was a great phone for the first year. But as time went on the battery quickly deteriorated. It started having issues as soon as i updated to iOS 8 like saying the charging cable was not compatible with the device. Then it started to over heat while charging. It burned two charging cables out. Then the charging port on it shorted out. Over all this phone is not built to last. November 13, 2014
    Rated 5 out of 5 by First iPhone This will be my first iPhone and so far it's great. Made the switch from a galaxy mega and got the pinkish 5c, was planning on upgrading to the galaxy note 4 once it's in but I'm really digging this little iPhone. The main reason I'm writing the review is because of customer service-EXCELLENT! My hubby and I made the jump from AT&T yesterday to tmobile and it was a lengthy process but in all honesty it's because you need your acct number and pin from your cell carrier before you switch, AT&T had us on hold for 55 minutes between my husband and myself, hung up on him so I called then I was hung up on so he had to call back. Didn't give us our pin when he asked the first time but the second time they did. That's what we've always expected from them, but today I had to call tmobile customer service to fix hubby's data and was on the phone for 2 minutes before Kylie answered, she was kind and professional and promptly fixed the issue within 15 seconds. I've never had such great fast service with a cell phone company before, so so glad we made the switch! And yes I'm happy I got this phone as well! September 29, 2014
    Rated 4 out of 5 by Definitely Apple Budget Phone If your on a budget but would like an iPhone, this is the one to get. You really do get what you pay for. The only issue is with the plastic casing. It's a lot heavier than any other iPhone, and so it tends to break easier, I have broken mine twice and had to get the screen replaced. The plastic also makes it a lot slicker and slimier, and it picks up fingerprints like you would not believe. It is a lot slower than the 5/5s but that's really just because the 5c has an A6 chip instead of an A7, but if your just using your phone for everyday things it's pretty much unnoticeable. November 10, 2014
    Rated 5 out of 5 by Best Phone Its the best phone B/C i like everything and blue is my favorite color but i crack this one but im getting another one lol November 1, 2014
    Rated 5 out of 5 by AMAZING Phone This phone is incredible. I always this iPhone and I was really excited when I got it. This iPhone has Great Battery Life and great Call Quality. One of the best phones ever made. October 2, 2014
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