Why I’m gladly spending $100 more on the iPhone 5S over the iPhone 5C

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Why Im gladly spending $100 more on the iPhone 5S over the iPhone 5C

The iPhone 5C is deliciously colorful, but you're giving up a lot if you don't spend the extra $100 on the 5S.

(Credit: Josh Lowensohn/CNET)

As anybody who’s ever shopped for an Apple product knows, Apple is a master at pricing products so you end up torturing yourself over whether to spend the extra money on a feature upgrade, even if you know it isn’t really worth the premium Apple is asking for it.

Often that upgrade involves more memory, a faster processor, or a higher-capacity hard drive. For instance, when I bought an iMac a few years back, I decided against bumping the processor up to an Core i7 from a Core i5 because the price delta just seemed too great for the modest performance bump I was going to get. But the way Apple priced the upgrade — I think it was around $250 extra — I agonized a bit over the decision and wondered whether I was showing restraint or just being cheap.

The $100 dilemma — or lack thereof Now we get the iPhone 5C and the iPhone 5S. Price difference: $100. Both go on sale in the US (and several other countries) on September 20. You can preorder the 5C (as of September 13). For reasons known only to Apple , you cannot preorder the 5S…. [Read more]

Why Im gladly spending $100 more on the iPhone 5S over the iPhone 5C


Why Im gladly spending $100 more on the iPhone 5S over the iPhone 5C

 

Why Im gladly spending $100 more on the iPhone 5S over the iPhone 5C

 

Why Im gladly spending $100 more on the iPhone 5S over the iPhone 5C

 

Why Im gladly spending $100 more on the iPhone 5S over the iPhone 5C

 

Why Im gladly spending $100 more on the iPhone 5S over the iPhone 5C

Why Im gladly spending $100 more on the iPhone 5S over the iPhone 5C

Why Im gladly spending $100 more on the iPhone 5S over the iPhone 5C

Why Im gladly spending $100 more on the iPhone 5S over the iPhone 5C

Why Im gladly spending $100 more on the iPhone 5S over the iPhone 5C

Why Im gladly spending $100 more on the iPhone 5S over the iPhone 5C

Why Im gladly spending $100 more on the iPhone 5S over the iPhone 5C

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