Spotted first by 9to5Mac, Apple has now made the 8 GB iPhone 5c available for sale in 16 new countries across Europe. The 8GB variant was introduced last month by Apple in just five countries but today, Apple’s online stores in Netherlands, Italy, Belgium, Sweden, Poland, Czech Republic, Ireland, Portugal, Austria, Spain, Norway, Finland, Denmark, Switzerland, Hungary, and Luxembourg have also started offering the product (via MacRumors).
Apple’s strategy with the 8 GB iPhone 5c is to offer a low-cost option that is compatible with the growing number of developing LTE networks in certain countries. However, the Cupertino company prefers not to sell the lower-cost model in the United States because of the popularity of subsidized phones.
Customers can now purchase the 8GB iPhone 5c through select Apple Online Stores as well as through various Apple Retail locations.