Apple's unveiling of its iPhone 5s and 5c was impressive on numerous fronts, including the breadth of LTE bands the operator is supporting. But support for a few notable LTE bands and capabilities was missing from the devices' introduction, so here is my list of the top 5 wireless-related omissions.
Those expecting Apple to introduce a new version or update the software of its Apple TV advice were left wanting Tuesday after the company's fall event.
The biggest news, though it wasn't much of a surprise, at Apple's iPhone unveiling Tuesday was the introduction of the "mid-range" iPhone 5C alongside the higher-end iPhone 5S. However, it looks like the iPhone 5C is going to be a dud, at least in terms of attracting subscribers to carriers that offer low-cost or no-contract service.
iPhone 5s: iPhone 5c: Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) today unveiled a new high-end iPhone, the iPhone 5s, as well as a cheaper model, the iPhone 5c. The iPhone 5s features hardware improvements over last...
Apple did indeed deliver a lower-cost iPhone, the iPhone 5c, alongside a more expensive model, the iPhone 5s. However, the ultimate cost of the iPhone 5c is a bit more expensive than analysts had expected.
Apple is positioning its two newest smartphones for sales in developed as well as developing markets with support for 14 FDD LTE bands as well as three TD-LTE bands.
Apple's newest iPhones, the iPhone 5s and 5c, don't yet work on China Mobile's TD-LTE network, but that could be changing, as a Chinese regulator gave the final license necessary for the iPhone to run on company's mobile networks. China Mobile is the world's largest operator, with around 740 million customers.
Apple unveiled two new iPhones to replace the iPhone 5 on Tuesday, the lower-cost iPhone 5c and higher-end iPhone 5s, and to the relief of Apple fans across Europe the new smartphones will now support LTE Bands 7 (2.6 GHz) and 20 (800 MHz), as well as LTE Band 3 (1800 MHz).
In addition to the cheaper iPhone 5C, Apple announced a new flagship smartphone, the iPhone 5S, that includes an improved camera, a new motion sensor and a fingerprint scanner.
Apple, as expected, introduced the iPhone 5C at a media event at its headquarters in Cupertino, Calif., delivering a cheaper model instead of reducing the price of its legacy iPhones.