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iPhone 5C 16GB to cost $550 off-contract...isn't that a little much?

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I thought the iPhone 5C line was supposed to be their budget line, no? Am I the only one that doesn't see $550 for a 16GB phone to be a little less than budget friendly?

I mean, you can get Samsung Galaxy S4's for around that price now...you can get iPhone 5's for that much!

Not that I care all that much...just seems...odd. I mean, the iPhone 5S 16GB is only $100 more.

Crazy.
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Isn't your question a little rhetorical?
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The 5C is just a 5 with a new shell, so it males sense that the 5 is the same price. Though the 5s should be cheaper soon since they are discontinued.
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