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 I have yet to see one in person, but from pictures it looks quite classy. Loving my space grey.
 Why would it? Apple Stores are not considered channel, and they don't "sell" to themselves. Carrier stores are part of channel, as are non-Apple retail stores. These ARE counted in "sold" as there are contracts to buy them.  This is all dumb. Not only did Apple report sales, they also upped their guidance. Why would they up their guidance if they're going to report a crapload of 5C's in channel? Also, the 9M "sold" number isn't necessarily including ANY from channel, as...
 He may be right that "some" were sold to channel, but he has no way of coming up with the number. Conveniently, his estimate of channel stuffing is the difference between reality and his estimates. Go figure. These guys are all morons. They have less credibility than my cat.
This post is genius.
 Dumb post is dumb. Sorry.
 I think the complaints are twofold: 1) Many markets are not subsidized, so the full price of ~ $550 USD is viewed as expensive. 2) In subsidized markets, there's only a $100 difference between the 5C and 5S, so why would anyone buy the 5C? Both have some truth, but are overreactions. The iPhone 5C is still a high-end phone, is viewed as a status symbol, and these "emerging markets" also have an emerging middle class (likely where most of the profit will be). Also, Apple...
 Pretty much all consumer electronics are made elsewhere these days. A few are *assembled* in the U.S. but that's it.
 In this case, yes, yes I would.
 Nope, just the phone. I ordered at 2:30am CDT on launch day. EDIT: But thank you for scaring me, I just had to double check.
Mine should be arriving today. Got the tracking info. Much better than the 10/10 delivery I was promised.
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