Apple just officially unveiled two of a kind of its latest iPhone iteration, the colored plastic shelled iPhone 5C with almost everything iPhone 5 inside, and iPhone 5S with great upgrades from the iPhone 5.
The iPhone 5C dubbed as “for the colorful” showcases a plastic shell made up of hard coated polycarbonate at 8.97mm thin, which comes in red, green, blue, yellow, and white. Like its predecessor, it has the A6 chip inside, with wireless LTE capability and an 8MP iSight camera, though this time it’ll ship out with the latest iOS 7.
The iPhone 5S in turn, has the looks of the iPhone 5, though right now it has the gold or champaign-like metallic finish in addition to silver and space gray color selection. With the 5S, it’s pack with a major revamp on its SoC, the A7 chip with 64-bit architecture, plus the M7 motion coprocessor. It also has improved on the camera, both on the hardware and software department. And the inclusion of the fingerprint scanner under the new sapphire home button also gave the iPhone 5S’ identification security a more personal touch.
The iPhone 5C is available by early next week on 16GB and 32GB model with $99 and $199, respectively on contract. While the iPhone 5S comes with 16GB for $199, 32GB for $299, and the 64GB for $399 on contract as well. Prices off contract have not been mentioned. By September 20, major European and Asian markets, including China will also have the initial release. Locally, availability and pricing is likewise yet to be announced.