8GB iPhone 5c possibly launching tomorrow

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It's a bad idea to go that low. They will be set for storage space management problems for the duration of the device. I know a few people with 8 GB iPhones and they all regret going that low. They can't keep any music on their phones and instead have to stream music through Pandora, etc. They have to clear out texts every so often and watch how many pictures they keep stored on the phone. They only have about 5 GB to work with. If they are using even 3 GB of of that space, they can't do OTA updates because they require 2 GB free.
 

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Apps are getting larger in size as well. When I first got Facebook 2 years ago, it was about 23 mb. Now it's 107 mb. This seems to be a trend with many apps. Especially since iOS 7. I'm beginning to see that 16 gb may not be enough.
 

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Apps are getting larger in size as well. When I first got Facebook 2 years ago, it was about 23 mb. Now it's 107 mb. This seems to be a trend with many apps. Especially since iOS 7. I'm beginning to see that 16 gb may not be enough.
It's a good and bad thing. The larger the size in the app, often the more features that are included but sometimes developers put a lot of extra "bulk" into the app and then you just have bloatware.
 

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Isn't this what folks were expecting from the 5c originally? A cheap model to capture the low end of the consumer market? The 5c bombed as far as sales are concerned when it debuted in spite of Apple's hyping the heck out of it. This one could be huge in the developing markets.
 

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The iPhone 5c, 8GB edition, became a reality yesterday, but you've been left shivering out in the freezing cold completely naked unless you're in the
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The iPhone 5C 8GB model is priced at £429 in the UK (around £40 less than the 16GB model), according to Apple, b*tch!

The prices in the other countries are as follows:

France, 559€
Germany, 549€
Australia, A$ 679
China, ¥4,088
 

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That pricing AGAIN misses the boat if Apple has any intention of capturing the mid- and low-cost segment of the market. Maybe their marketing research is telling them something different, but from a layman's perspective this is yet another fail for the 5c.