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Apple puts an end to speculations; Says cheaper iPhone is not happening!

Silencing rampant rumors about an alleged iPhone ‘mini’ in the works,
Phil Schiller, Apple’s SVP of Global Marketing, said in an interview to a Chinese newspaper that “cheap smart phones will not be developed in order to grab market share away”.Screen Shot 2013-01-11 at 11.57.33 AM

Several analysts and even the Wall Street Journal had speculated in the past few days that Apple may come out with a less-expensive iPhone, following in the footsteps of the iPad mini.

It had earlier seemed that Apple may not want to give up a large segment of users and cede market share to lower end Android and Windows based phones,

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New iPhone rumors emerge; A cheaper iPhone in the works?

If a recent report from The Wall Street Journal is to be believed, Apple may be planning to release a less-expensive iPhone.Screen Shot 2013-01-09 at 12.29.33 PM

The report states that Apple is working on a “lower-end iPhone” that could launch as soon as later this year. It is speculated that the phone would sport a look similar to that of the standard iPhone, but will have a less-expensive body.

Judging by what Apple did with the iPad mini, Apple might build a smaller iPhone with specs of the last generations flagship model.

A cheaper iPhone seems to be the need of the hour as Apple is facing intense competition from all all fronts from handset manufacturers running Google’s Android OS.

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