The amount of rumors and leaks that present their arrival in relation to the Apple’s upcoming low-cost iPhone keep accruing as we move forward in time. Based on suppositions from various lowdowns, it is regarded that maybe the device is already in production. At present, there is no official confirmation with respect to the hardware or leaked components, but these disclosures reveal important information of this lower-cost, budget based iPhone.
Previously we have seen different leaks that have displayed the faceplate panels of the low-cost iPhone; the notable difference was that it will constitute a plastic back panel for keeping the costs to a minimum. To aggrandize these developments further, an image has come into sight which is believed to be the camera module with the budget iPhone.
According to reports from Chinese site IT168, it is understood that the low-cost iPhone will be called as the iPhone “5C” and this device will comprise of an 8-megapixel sapphire crystal-covered camera which is available in the iPhone 5. The shared image depicts the iPhone 5C camera module which bears a striking resemblance to the existing iPhone 5 camera module.
The plastic casing for protecting the sensor can be the distinguishing factor if we compare this module to the current-generation iPhone. Apart from these developments, it is construe that the iPhone 5S will arrive with an upgraded 12-megapixel camera that will also assist the progress for low light photography.
Even if it is named as a budget iPhone or a low cost iPhone, the device will carry most of the features presented out by the current generation model and the iPhone 5S. Thus it is a device which marks its presence with the same components in a cheaper polycarbonate shell.
As iOS 7 goes through the beta versions with the 4th beta version underway, it is speculated that the iPhone 5C will launch in early September, alongside the unveiling of the iPhone 5S. Several rumors have indicated that this budget iPhone will be costing between $450 and $550, which would be around $99 or below with carrier subsidies.