Undoubtedly, the smartphone market in India has witnessed several high-end launches. But, what about the iPhone 5, which entered the market in November 2012. Its time to hear something interesting about the Apple's sixth generation smartphone as the handset seems to have received online price cuts.
There are widespread rumors about the next Apple iPhone, which would possibly be cheaper model. However, those consumers who like to own the current iPhone 5 model have some good news as the deals available online for all the variants of the same are really amazing.
iPhone 5 Online Deal
Snapdeal, an online retailer site is selling 16GB iPhone 5 at Rs 42,900, while its official price of Rs 45,500. At the same time, the 32GB model costing Rs 52,500 is available at Rs 50,100 and the 64GB model priced at Rs 59,500 is listed at Rs 57,200 on the website.
iPhone 5 - Specs
As far as the specs are concerned, iPhone 5 boasts a 4 inch display with a resolution of 1136 x 640 pixels, Apple A6 chipset, 1GB RAM, 16GB/32GB/64GB internal memory, 8MP rear camera with iSight technology, 1.2MP front camera for video calling, iOS 6, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 with A2DP, 4G LTE, 3G and micro USB 2.0 support. The battery is claimed by Apple to offer a talk time of 8 hours and standby of 225 hours.
Xperia Z Rival Alert
Today, the Indian grounds are all set to welcome Sony Xperia Z - the flagship smartphone. Well, the handset will be made official in the nation at the launch event in New Delhi.
Well, an online price cut on iPhone 5 right before the official launch of the Sony smartphone creates an impression that the new offering will face a threat. Nevertheless to say that Xperia Z has a full HD 1080p display, better camera performance, NFC connectivity, expandable memory option and a plethora of software features as compared to iPhone 5.
To remind of specs, Xperia Z packs a 5 inch full HD capacitive touchscreen display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels and with Mobile Bravia Engine 2, quad core 1.5GHz Snapdragon S4 processor, Android 4.1 Jelly Bean operating system, 13MP rear camera, 2.2MP front camera for video calling, 16GB internal storage, 2GB RAM, micro SD card slot supporting up to 32GB additional storage, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC and 4G LTE.
Further, it has been informed to Gizbot by an inside source that Xperia Z will be priced between Rs 40,000 to Rs 45,000 in the country, thereby making it a direct rival to iPhone 5, which is also priced in the same range.