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Starting at $549.00

Has iOS 7 and an A6 chip. Its distinguishing feature is that the plastic shell comes in five color choices.

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Pros

It comes in five bright, fun colors

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It has better LTE coverage than the iPhone 5

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The front-facing camera is better than the iPhone 5

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It’s affordable when you’re on contract

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Cons

The screen is smaller than Android phones

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It doesn’t have better technology than the iPhone 5

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The iPhone 5C has iOS 7 and an A6 chip. Its distinguishing feature is that the plastic shell comes in five color choices with a steel-reinforced frame underneath. This phone also includes LTE wireless, an 8-megapixel iSight camera and a 4-inch Retina display with a resolution of 1136 by 640. 

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Features

  • A6 chip
  • 8-MP iSight camera
  • 4-inch Retina display
  • LTE wireless
  • iOS 7
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What’s in the box

  • iPhone 5c with iOS 7
  • Apple EarPods with remote and mic
  • Lightning to USB cable
  • 5W USB power adapter
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Frequently Asked Questions

  • Which mobile phone carriers can I use with an iPhone in the U.S.?

    You can use AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint or Verizon Wireless.

  • Is the iPhone for AT&T or T-Mobile the same as the iPhone for Sprint or Verizon Wireless?

    It is the same iPhone, but the technology differs. With AT&T or T-Mobile, the phone will use GSM cellular technology for voice services and GSM or LTE cellular technology for data services. With Verizon or Sprint, the phone will use CDMA cellular technology for voice services and CDMA or LTE cellular technology for data services.

  • Do iPhone 4 and iPhone 4s accessories work with iPhone 5c?

    The iPhone 5c uses the Lightning connector, whereas the iPhone 4 and 4s use the 30-pin connector. To use the same connector, you can get an adapter.

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Retina Display

  • 4-inch (diagonal) widescreen Multi-Touch display
  • 1136-by-640-pixel resolution at 326 ppi
  • 800:1 contrast ratio (typical)
  • 500 cd/m2 max brightness (typical)
  • Fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating on front
  • Support for display of multiple languages and characters simultaneously
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iSight Camera

  • 8 megapixels
  • ƒ/2.4 aperture
  • LED flash
  • Backside illumination sensor
  • Five-element lens
  • Hybrid IR filter
  • Autofocus
  • Tap to focus
  • Face detection
  • Panorama
  • Photo geotagging
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Video Recording

  • 1080p HD video recording
  • 30 fps
  • LED light
  • Video stabilization
  • Take still photo while recording video
  • Face detection
  • 3x zoom
  • Video geotagging
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FaceTime Camera

  • 1.2MP photos (1280 by 960)
  • 720p HD video recording
  • Backside illumination sensor
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Video Calling

  • FaceTime
  • iPhone 5c to any FaceTime-enabled device over Wi-Fi or cellular
  • Initiate video calls over LTE, DC-HSDPA, HSPA+, 3G, and 2G
  • HVGA-resolution (480 by 368) calls over Wi-Fi
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Audio Calling

  • FaceTime
  • iPhone 5c to any FaceTime-enabled device over Wi-Fi or cellular
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Power and Battery

  • Built-in rechargeable lithium-ion battery
  • Charging via USB to computer system or power adapter
  • Talk time: Up to 10 hours on 3G
  • Standby time: Up to 250 hours
  • Internet use: Up to 8 hours on 3G, up to 10 hours on LTE, up to 10 hours on Wi-Fi
  • Video playback: Up to 10 hours
  • Audio playback: Up to 40 hours
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Audio Playback

  • Audio formats supported: AAC (8 to 320 Kbps), Protected AAC (from iTunes Store), HE-AAC, MP3 (8 to 320 Kbps), MP3 VBR, Audible (formats 2, 3, 4, Audible Enhanced Audio, AAX, and AAX+), Apple Lossless, AIFF, and WAV
  • User-configurable maximum volume limit
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TV and Video

  • AirPlay mirroring and video out to Apple TV (2nd and 3rd generation)
  • Video mirroring and video out support: Up to 1080p through Lightning Digital AV Adapter and Lightning to VGA Adapter (adapters sold separately)
  • Video formats supported: H.264 video up to 1080p, 30 frames per second, High Profile level 4.1 with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats; MPEG-4 video up to 2.5 Mbps, 640 by 480 pixels, 30 frames per second, Simple Profile with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps per channel, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats; Motion JPEG (M-JPEG) up to 35 Mbps, 1280 by 720 pixels, 30 frames per second, audio in ulaw, PCM stereo audio in .avi file format
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Rating for Hearing Aids

  • iPhone 5c (Model A1532, A1456): M3, T4
  • iPhone 5c (Model A1507, A1529): M3, T4
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Sensors

  • Three-axis gyro
  • Accelerometer
  • Proximity sensor
  • Ambient light sensor
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System Requirements

  • Apple ID (required for some features)
  • Internet access8
  • Syncing with iTunes on a Mac or PC requires:
    • Mac: OS X v10.6.8 or later
    • PC: Windows 8; Windows 7; Windows Vista; or Windows XP Home or Professional with Service Pack 3 or later
    • iTunes 11.1 or later
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Location

  • Assisted GPS and GLONASS
  • Digital compass
  • Wi-Fi
  • Cellular
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Environmental Requirements

  • Operating ambient temperature: 32° to 95° F (0° to 35° C)
  • Nonoperating temperature: −4° to 113° F (−20° to 45° C)
  • Relative humidity: 5% to 95% noncondensing
  • Maximum operating altitude: 10,000 feet (3000 m)
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Built-in Apps

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Free Apps from Apple

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AppleCare+ for iPhone.

AppleCare+ for iPhone extends your coverage to two years from the original purchase date of your iPhone and adds up to two incidents of accidental damage coverage. Just add AppleCare+ during the checkout process.

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Warranty

Every iPhone includes 90 days of free telephone technical support and a one-year limited warranty.
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Color Options

  • White
  • Pink
  • Yellow
  • Blue
  • Green
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Cellular and Wireless

  • Model A1532 (GSM)*: UMTS/HSPA+/DC-HSDPA (850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz); GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz); LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 8, 13, 17, 19, 20, 25)
  • Model A1532 (CDMA)*: CDMA EV-DO Rev. A and Rev. B (800, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz); UMTS/HSPA+/DC-HSDPA (850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz); GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz); LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 8, 13, 17, 19, 20, 25)
  • Model A1456*: CDMA EV-DO Rev. A and Rev. B (800, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz); UMTS/HSPA+/DC-HSDPA (850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz); GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz); LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 8, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26)
  • Model A1507*: UMTS/HSPA+/DC-HSDPA (850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz); GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz); LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20)
  • Model A1529*: UMTS/HSPA+/DC-HSDPA (850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz); GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz); FDD-LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20); TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40)
  • 802.11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi (802.11n 2.4GHz and 5GHz)
  • Bluetooth 4.0 wireless technology
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Capacity Options

  • 16GB
  • 32GB
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Language, Keyboard, Dictionary, Siri Support

  • Language SupportEnglish (U.S.), English (UK), Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Spanish, Arabic, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, Greek, Hebrew, Hungarian, Indonesian, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Portuguese (Brazil), Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese
  • Keyboard SupportEnglish (U.S.), English (Canadian), English (UK), English (Australian), Chinese - Simplified (Handwriting, Pinyin, Stroke), Chinese - Traditional (Handwriting, Pinyin, Zhuyin, Cangjie, Stroke), French, French (Canadian), French (Switzerland), German (Germany), German (Switzerland), Italian, Japanese (Romaji, Kana), Korean, Spanish, Arabic, Bulgarian, Catalan, Cherokee, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Emoji, Estonian, Finnish, Flemish, Greek, Hawaiian, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Portuguese (Brazil), Romanian, Russian, Serbian (Cyrillic/Latin), Slovak, Swedish, Tamil, Thai, Tibetan, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese
  • Dictionary Support (enables predictive text and autocorrect) - English (U.S.), English (Canadian), English (UK), English (Australian), Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), French, French (Canadian), French (Switzerland), German, Italian, Japanese (Romaji, Kana), Korean, Spanish, Arabic, Catalan, Cherokee, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, Flemish, Greek, Hawaiian, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Portuguese (Brazil), Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Swedish, Tamil, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese
  • Siri LanguagesEnglish (U.S., UK, Canada, Australia), Spanish (U.S., Mexico, Spain), French (France, Canada, Switzerland), German (Germany, Switzerland), Italian (Italy, Switzerland), Japanese, Korean, Mandarin (Mainland China, Taiwan), Cantonese (Hong Kong)
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Mail Attachment Support

Viewable Document Types - .jpg, .tiff, .gif (images); .doc and .docx (Microsoft Word); .htm and .html (web pages); .key (Keynote); .numbers (Numbers); .pages (Pages); .pdf (Preview and Adobe Acrobat); .ppt and .pptx (Microsoft PowerPoint); .txt (text); .rtf (rich text format); .vcf (contact information); .xls and .xlsx (Microsoft Excel); .zip; .ics
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