Apple discontinues iPhone 5 and iPhone 4, keeps 8GB iPhone 4S as free option

Apple has just unveiled its latest iPhone (or rather iPhones), but it has also clarified what will happen to older models of the smartphone.

The company has decided to discontinue its one-year-old iPhone 5. The news isn't too shocking: the iPhone 5c will soon satisfy the price point that the now-discounted iPhone 5 would have occupied. As for the aged iPhone 4, Apple has decided to discontinue it as well.

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For those wondering about the two-year-old iPhone 4S, have no fear. Apple said it would still sell it on-contract; the 8GB version is free.

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