In the land of Apple iPhone rumor and conjecture, Reuters has withdrawn a report, which quoted an interview with the Apple marketing chief, Phil Schiller in the Shanghai Evening News, leaving Apple watchers in the dark on Apple’s 2013 product plans. Philip W. Schiller is the senior vice president, marketing worldwide at Apple Inc. Because the iPhone is expensive in developing markets, it has been rumored that Apple’s making plans to introduce a smaller iPhone-related device.
Consumers may see less expensive iPhones in their future! To build an iPhone that’s affordable in emerging markets. Based on multiple reports was developing a phone built with cheaper parts that could be available for as little as $99 by the end of the year.
JESSICA E. LESSIN wrote Apple is working on a version of its popular smartphone that’s cheaper, citing “people briefed on the matter.” The device could debut as soon as this year.
According to the report, the company is weighing a switch from the standard aluminum body of the device to a lower cost polycarbonate plastic. Apple declined comment on the report.
Apple’s iPhone 5, which launched last fall, currently starts at $199. However, the two-year old iPhone 4S sells for $99, while the iPhone 4 is free, provided they sign on to a two-year contract with a wireless carrier.
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