Well it looks like the new iPhone 5C by Apple which was intended in wanting to break into the lower priced device market, seems to have not been that successful as they originally planned. Reports from the Wall Street Journal have indicated that Apple have already ventured out to some of it’s manufactures of the devices to state its plans on cutting the amount produced leading into the final quarter of this year.
Pegatron is the leading supplier in manufacturing the Apple iPhone 5C, and reports from within the company have leaked production is going to be cut anywhere from 20% to 1/3rd of the initial demand. However, the exact reasons are not fully clear on whether this move is from a demand perspective or something else entirely. In the past Apple has cut manufacturing down at times for various other reasons, it might be just because Apple over produces their products in the initial stages and then cuts them down accordingly after.
The point of view from the consumers on the production cuts are because the Apple iPhone 5C is not nearly as cheap as one would have loved to see. Apple users are already accustomed to paying top dollar for their devices while Android users have the advantage of selecting from a wide rang of priced devices. Apple at one time needed not to be afraid of what they priced their product at because what they brought out really entice the Apple customers, that innovation is lacking these days and it shows.
With the new iPhone 5C basically being the original iPhone 5 just dressed up in a few fancy colors, it wasn't hard to see this as a potential failure, and I am happy to see that most others felt the same way into not buying into it. Though if you really wanted to get into the Apple ecosystem for the first time, at $99 for a 2 year agreement might be worth it if you if you don’t mind not being at the bleeding edge of Apples technology. The real kicker will be if you don’t love bright colors or bright user interfaces, because iOS 7 seems not to be intended for those that like a darker palette.