Tuesday, October 29, 2013

New IPhone5s on sale finally

Last Friday, the new IPhone 5s and the 5c made its debut in Russian and more than 30 countries worldwide. The IPhone 5s costs between 30,000 and 40,000 rubles (950 and $1260 respectively) depending on the model while the less expensive model costs around $800.

According to the report, neither phone will operate on Russia's long term evolution networks due to the poor quality service they provide. Apple believes that they may make the consumers believe the phone has problems. They will enable this feature once the networks have been approved accordingly.

The demand was strong over this weekend, the IPhone 5s was much more successful than its cheaper counterpart however. Also, they have sold more than the IPhone 5 about a year ago, but still the number sold will not exceed the tens of thousands according to Maxim Klyagin, an analyst.

The biggest problem with the sales is that the die hard apple fans have already ordered them overseas. This means that the total amount of IPhone 5 devices in Russia is much higher than the sales indicate.

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