29 Jan '13, 2pm

The polycarbonate "budget" #iPhone will be "ready for China" and other emerging markets, analysts say.

Sources say the rumored budget Apple iPhone will be made from polycarbonate or plastic. But why, again, are we so interested in these speculations? Apple is at a crossroads. While the company still gets the lion’s share of profits from smartphone sales today because of its huge per-unit margins, the Cupertino, CA company recently saw its stock price dip , which might be worrisome to some stockholders. Given that Apple is fast losing its smartphone market share to Android devices, some industry observers are speculating that the iPhone maker might be looking to release a low-cost smartphone to demand in emerging markets. Apple earlier denied any plans to produce a low-cost variant of the iPhone, arguing that its previous years’ models serve as entry-level devices. For instance, the current iPhone 5 is Apple’s flagship model, but it still sells the iPhone 4S as a mid-range d...

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