Apple Will Roll Out Cheap iPhone in 2013
January 8, 2013 - 10:10am
Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) will release a cheap iPhone in the second half of 2013, according to a report from DigiTimes. The media outlet cites unnamed supply-chain sources.
It isn't the first time this report has surfaced. Speculation has been rampant for months that Apple would soon roll out a low-cost iPhone aimed primarily at the emerging markets.
Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) gives away its Android operating system for free, and lets many hardware makers use it to power their devices. Thus, there are many different Android handsets available at a variety of price points.
The cheaper Android-powered phones have appealed to consumers in emerging markets, who simply lack the purchasing power to afford ...
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