Before it was officially announced, rumors claimed that the iPhone 5c would be a major win for Apple. That’s because this phone was expected to be competitively priced so much so that it would be as a strong contender in emerging markets. China and India were cited as the two markets where iPhone 5c could perform very well. However when it was unveiled, all rumors about its price went out the window, particularly about price in emerging markets. In China, the iPhone 5c is barely any cheaper than the iPhone 5s, and that could be one of the reasons behind its disappointing performance.