Apple on Tuesday unveiled two new iPhones, the iPhone 5S and lower-priced iPhone 5C, at an event held at its Cupertino, Calif. campus today.
The iPhone 5C, which the company said is made from the ‘incredible technology’ of the iPhone 5, will come in several new colors, including green, light blue, pink, white and yellow, according to various media reports. The phone will also feature a 4-inch retina, 8MP camera, A6 processor The iPhone 5C will cost $99 for 16 GB on a two-year contract and $199 for 32 GB — essentially the same price points that Apple used to offer for its older phones.
The company also unveiled a high-end upgrade to its phone, the iPhone 5S that will come in black, silver and gold. According to the Tech Giant, the phone will sport the first ever 64-bit processor in a smartphone – the A7, which is up to twice as fast as the current phone’s A6.
Attendees at the event also say that the home button looks different, but the company has yet to
Apple also confirmed that the iOS 7 will be available Sept. 18. The overhaul includes new sounds, picture-sharing features and an iTunes radio feature. The software will be available on devices from iPhone 4 and later, iPad 2 and later, iPad Mini and iPod 5th generation.
Cook kicked off the event by talking about the iTunes Festival, which is in its seventh year. “Apple doesn’t charge for tickets. 20 million people have applied for the music events,” he said.