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PRC netizens not wowed by iPhone 5C

STILL TOO EXPENSIVE:The 16GB version of the new phone, which goes on sale on Friday next week, will sell for almost US$200 more in China than in the US

AFP, BEIJING and CUPERTINO, California

Baker said it was an “open question” whether the price cut for the iPhone 5C would be enough to attract customers in emerging markets.

“Anyone expecting Apple to come truly down-market with the iPhone 5C was fooling themselves,” Ovum analyst Tony Cripps said.

“The day that happens is the day the company signals that it has run out of headroom for expansion,” he said.

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