Budget Apple phone 'could be trump card'

Apple's budget new handset, the iPhone 5C, could be the device to finally compete with the range of cheaper Android devices that have gained significantly in popularity over the past few years.

Read: Apple unveils iPhone 5S and 'budget' iPhone 5C

Ernest Doku, of comparison uSwitch.com, also hailed the advanced model, adding theApple's "rock-bottom" pricing injected a "modicum of surpass" into its latest announcements.

Apple's never had an offering for the mid-range smartphone market, leaving Samsung - with a phone for every budget - to clean up. The 5C could well be the trump card needed to trounce Android's hand.


Apple unveils new iPhones

Apple has unveiled iPhone 5C - which Apple claims is a more affordable version of the popular iPhone 5 - and the iPhone 5S at a California event.