At a press event in the company's headquarters in Cupertino, California, Apple unveiled their newest flagship smartphone. The iPhone 5S and it's less expensive counterpart, the iPhone 5C.
The iPhone 5C is made of plastic and has a 4-inch display. It has a hard-coated polycarbonate design, is steel reinforced and has a multi-band antenna. It comes in five colors: green, white, blue, pink, and yellow. The iPhone 5C will cost $99 for a 16GB model or $199 for a 32 GB model, with contracts. A colorful variety of cases will cost $29. The iPhone 5C will go on sale on Sept. 20, with pre-orders starting on Sept. 13.
The iPhone 5S will have an identical design to the iPhone 5, with a 4-inch display, but will come in silver, gold and a color called space gray. The hardware has been upgraded to an A7 chip, and is the first smartphone to be 64-bits.
The new iPhone's CPU is said to perform 40 times faster than the original iphone. It contains a brand new chip called the M7, which is said to continuously measure motion data. The chip supports the accelerometer, gyroscope and compass.