Apple officially unveil 8GB iPhone 4 at iPhone 4S launch

Cut price, reduced spec iPhone 4 lands alongside iOS 5 boasting replacement handset

Landing alongside the new Apple iPhone 4S Apple has officially outed a cut price and reduced spec 8GB iPhone 4 to launch on October 14th with iOS 5 and a £429 price tag

Amidst the official unveiling of the all new Apple iPhone 4S (opens in new tab) and revamped iPod Touch (opens in new tab) and iPod Nano (opens in new tab), Apple has confirmed it is to launch a cut priced reduced spec iPhone 4 device.

Tasked with making the iPhone range more accessible to a wider market the newly unveiled Apple iPhone 4 has dropped its storage capacity to just 8GB, down from the previous 16GB and 32GB offerings, with the price tag taking a similar cut.

Apple iPhone 4 8GB Specs

Featuring the same minimalist form factor as its larger capacity brethren the 8GB iPhone 4 will play host to the same 960 x 600p 3.5-inch Retina Display and single core A5 processor as the existing iPhone 4 devices differing only in its reduced storage capacity. The lower grade handset will also ship preinstalled with the iOS 5 mobile operating system.

Apple iPhone 4 8GB Release Date and Price

Much like the newly launched iPod Touch, iPhone 4S and upcoming iOS 5 software update the 8GB Apple iPhone 4 is to be made available next week with an 8GB iPhone 4 UK release date set for October 14th with the handset to set wannabe owners back £429.

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Staff Writer on T3 Luke Johnson studied journalism at the Liverpool John Moores University and writes, news, opinion and interviews for the site. Topics of expertise include gaming, phones, photography, tablets and computing. Luke is a huge Apple fan, too, owning multiple Apple products and writing about iPhones and iPads frequently.