Apple has yet to release to the market their iPhone 5C model yet Goophone is going to piggyback on the popularity of the 5C by releasing its own Android version called the Goophone i5C. The i5C looks and feels like the 5C on the outside. Its only when you use it that you will notice the difference.
Apple is marketing the 5C as a cheaper iPhone yet Goophone is offering the i5C at a price lower than the 5C. The device can be pre-ordered for $119.99 and is expected to ship out this coming September 20.
Goophone i5C Technical Specifications
- OS: Android 4.1 Jelly Bean
- Network: 2G GSM 850/900/1800/1900MHz ; 3G: CDMA2110～2125MHz
- Display: 4 inch HD capacitive touch screen, 480×854 pixels, 260K Colors
- CPU: MTK6572 Dual Core 1.2Ghz
- GPU: PowerVR SGX544
- RAM: 4 GB
- ROM: 4 GB
- Camera: 5 MP auto focus, LED flash rear, 2 MP front
- GPS with aGPS
- Bluetooth 2.0
- Gravity sensor
- 2000mAh lithium-ion battery (Up to 5 hours of talk time and up to 48 hours standby time)
The Goophone i5C may be a clone yet it comes with decent specs. Its user interface replicates the iOS experience very closely. You can however tell that it’s not the real deal by the Goophone logo that is printed at the back and by the cheap plastic feeling of the device.
While other Android manufacturers are coming out with innovative products that gives them a distinction in the market Goophone seems to be content in coming out with devices that are closely similar to Apple’s iPhone models.
If you’ve wanted to get the iPhone 5C but don’t have the budget or it then you might want to settle for a clone that costs only a little bit over a hundred bucks and can provide the closest experience to the real deal.