iPhone 5c and iPhone 5s live blog: Apple special event at Cupertino

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iPhone 5S off-contract pricing: 16GB variant for $649 (Rs. 41,250 approx. as per current exchange rate, without duties etc.)

iPhone 5C off-contract pricing revealed: 16GB variant for $549 (Rs. 35,000 approx. as per current exchange rate, without duties etc.)

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And it's a wrap from the Apple event. Thank you for joining us!

Apologies, the iPhone 5S will be available to order starting September 20th.

According to Apple's website pre-orders for iPhone 5S commence on September 20th.

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And Costello is performing.

Elvis Costello, the famous English singer-songwriter is on the stage.

Cook is now making a Music related announcement.

iPhone 5C commercials being played.

Tim Cook is back on the stage.

The new iPhone 5C will be available in 100 countries with 270 carriers by the end of the year.

The phone will be available in US, Canada, Australia , France, Germany, Japan, Singapore, UK and China starting September 20th.

The iPhone 5C pre-orders will start on September 13th.

The iPhone 4S will continue to be available in 8GB for free with a 2 year contract in the US.

Apple has also announced new cases for the iPhone 5S available for $39

The iPhone 5S is available in 16GB, 32Gb and 64GB variants starting at $199 with a two year contract in the US.

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iPhone 5S will be available in Gold, Silver and a new Space Grey colour. (Image credit: AP)

Fingerprints are encrypted and secured and is never available to other software or updated to Apple's servers.

The sensor can detect fingerprints from multiple angles.

Now a video talking about Touch ID.

Fingerprint scanner based authentication can also be extended to iTunes and App Store for authenticating user credentials.

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Users can simply touch the Home button to unlock their iPhone 5S.

The Home button is made of Sapphire so it won't scratch.

The Home button of the iPhone 5S features a Stainless-steel detection ring for the Touch ID along with the sensor.

The iPhone 5C is made from a hard-coated polycarbonate and comes in five colours. (Image credit: AFP)

The Touch ID sensor is 170 microns thin, senses 500 ppi, and scans your sub-epidermal skin layers.

Schiller is now talking about a new fingerprint scanner integrated with the iPhone 5S, the Touch ID.

The iPhone 5S takes 28-megapixel Panorama photos.

Picture courtesy: AFP

Picture courtesy: AFP

The mode captures HD video at 720p at 120 frames per second.

The Slo-Mo mode shoots video at 120 frames per second.

The iPhone 5S camera also features a Slo-Mo slow motion video mode.

Burst mode takes 10 frames per second and automatically analyses them.

The Camera will also offer Auto Image Stabilisation and a new burst mode.

The two flash lights work together, with over 1,000 unique variations.

The iPhone 5S camera flash sports two LEDs, a cool and white one and a warma nd amber one.

The iPhone 5S Camera app chooses the best picture automatically taking care of white balance, exposure and other aspects.

The sensor will have bigger pixels of 1.5 microns for better pictures.

Apple unveils iPhone 5C and iPhone 5S (Image credit: AFP)

The Iphone 5S camera sensor has a 15 percent larger active area.

Now, Schiller is talking about the Camera.

Up to 250 hours standby. Better than the iPhone 5.

Talking about the iPhone 5S' battery life- 10 hours 3G talk time.

Apple is offering a new CoreMotion API

It enables a new generation of health and fitness apps.

There's a new part on the chip called M7 that measures motion data, from sensors like Accelerometer, gyroscope and compass without waking up the A7.

Schiller is back on stage.

Infinity Blade III will be available in the App Store with the launch of the iPhone 5S.

The game boasts of advanced rendering effects.

The iPhone 5S is five times faster than the iPhone 5.

Infinity Blade 3, the final game in the trilogy has been announced.

Donald Mustard of Epic Games, the company that developed Infinity Blade series of games is now on stage for a demo

The iPhone 5S runs Open GL ES 3.0 for enhanced graphics

iOS 7 has been reengineered for 64-bit but it will also be able to run older 32-bit apps.

The chip has a 64-bit desktop architecture, 2x general purpose registers, 2x floating-point registers and Over one billion transistors.

So iOS 7 is a 64-bit mobile OS.

Apple Senior Vice President of Software Engineering Craig Federighi speaks about iOS 7 (Image credit: AFP)

As rumoured, the iPhone 5S is powered by a 64-bit chip, the A7, the first on a smartphone.

The iPhone 5S will be available in Gold, Silver and a new Space Grey colour

Phil Schiller says the iPhone 5S is perhaps the most forward thinking phone anyone has ever made

And now the iPhone 5S

The wallpapers of the phone also match its colour

The iPhone 5C runs iOS 7

Apple's also showcasing all the iPhone 5C cases that highlight the phone's colours

A reinforced steel frame is present inside the iPhone 5C's single-piece Polycarbonate casing

A video with Jonathan Ive talking about the iPhone 5C and Apple's design philosophy

Schiller takes a dif at Android. Says the iPhone 5C is environment friendly and Android-free

The iPhone 5C will be available in 16GB and 32GB storage variants at a price of $99 and $199 with a 2 year contract in the US

Apple says iOS 7 will be available Sept. 18 (Image credit: AFP)

It comes with Dual-band Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.0

The iPhone 5C supports the largest number of LTE (4G) bands in the world

The iPhone 5C sports a new 1.9u FaceTime HD front-camera

The iPhone 5C has the same 8-megapixel camera that was sported by the iPhone 5

The iPhone 5C sports a 4-inch Retina display

The iPhone 5C is made of Hard-coated polycarbonate

A new line of custom cases has been created for the iPhone 5C

The entire back and sides of the iPhone 5C are made from a single part

The new iPhone 5C will come in Green, White, Blue, Pink, and Yellow colours

As expected, Schiller has announced the iPhone 5C

Phil Schiller takes the stage to announce two new designs for the iPhone

Cook says Apple is replacing the iPhone 5

Cook is now ready to unveil the new iPhone

The five Apple apps, Pages, Keynote, Numbers, iPhoto and iMovie will now be offered free on new iOS devices.

Cook is now talking about the iWork and iLife apps

Cook is now talking about iWork apps

Tim Cook talking about iTunes music festival (Image credit: AFP)

Federighi leaves and Tim Cook is back on stage

The iOS 7 update will be seeded to iPhone 4 and later phones, iPad 2 and later iPads, the iPad mini and the fifth-generation iPod touch

iOS 7 will be released to the public on September 18th

There are over 200 new features in iOS 7

He's also talking about the new Sharing interface which now boasts of AirDrop and the new Music app that features iTunes Radio

Federighi is detailing iOS 7's new camera features including the built-in filters

iOS 7 is also bringing new ringtones and notification sounds to the iPhone.

He's also talking about updated apps such as Safari and new features in SIri, Apple's voice assistant

He's talking about the new UI features including the parallax effect and multitasking menu

Federighi is taking everyone through the iOS 7 user interface and features

Craig Federighi now takes the stage to talk about iOS 7

Apple will ship its 700 millionth iOS device, next month, says Cook.

The focus now shifts to iOS 7.

Tim Cook is now talking about Apple's Stanford store.

Apple says it is expanding its retail presence outside the US.

Apple is now talking about its retail operations.

The event is streamed through iTunes, an iOS app and via the Apple TV.

The event is live streamed to more than 100 countries. Apple's now showing a video related to the festival.

Tim Cook is now talking about the iTunes Festival which is a thirty nights live music event. This year, it's taking place in London.

The event is also being streamed to satellite events in Beijing, Berlin and Tokyo.

And the event starts with Apple CEO Tim Cook taking the stage.

Apple is not live streaming the event but we'll bring you all the updates from the event. So stay with us.

Stay with us for live coverage of the event, as we witness Apple unveil new products.

It's almost time. Apple's special event is about to commence in another 15 minutes.

As expected, Apple's online Stores are down before the event

Our live coverage begins at 10:30pm India Time

Apple is hosting a special event where it's expected to announce two new iPhones. We'll keep you updated with our live blog.

iPhone 5C and iPhone 5S are set to make their debut at a special event that Apple is hosting at its Cupertino campus starting 10:00 AM Pacific Time (10:30 PM India Time, 1:00 PM EST, 6:00 PM in London).

The iPhone 5C a new low-cost iPhone which is likely to be targeted at emerging smartphone markets like India and China, while the iPhone 5S is the likely successor to the iPhone 5. Apple is also expected to announce the public release of iOS 7, its next generation mobile operating system which is the most significant iOS update since the original iPhone. It brings a completely overhauled user interface design, and adds many missing features that are being offered by rival mobile platforms.

The low-cost iPhone or iPhone 5C has leaked several times. Alleged pictures of the iPhone 5C have revealed a plastic polycarbonate body back panel in White, Blue, Red, Yellow and Green colours, a round camera lens and LED flash, Apple logo and iPhone branding. It's expected to be powered by a dual-core CPU, and have a 4-inch screen, just like the iPhone 5, with a resolution of 640x1136 pixels. The iPhone 5C is rumoured to have 1GB of RAM, and come in 16GB, 32GB and 64GB storage variants. It'a also likely to sport an 8-megapixel rear camera and a 1.2-megapixel front facing camera camera and run iOS 7, complete with Siri and other features.

The iPhone 5S is expected to come with a brand new Apple chip, the A7, alongside 1GB of LPDDR3 RAM, retaining the form factor of the iPhone 5. A 128GB storage variant of the phone has also been rumoured. The iPhone 5S is likely to come with a larger f2.0 aperture compared to the iPhone 5, that comes with f2.4 aperture. It's also likely to sport a fingerprint reader which is rumoured to be integrated with the phone's Home button.

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