So which new iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, or iPhone 4s did you get?

Last Friday Apple finished opening the floodgates on both the new high-end iPhone 5s, middle-tier iPhone 5c, and hold-over iPhone 4s and according to the sales they disclosed, 9 million units flew out the warehouses and off the shelves. No matter which way you analyze it - or sadly try to doom-say it - that's a helluvalota iPhones. Was one of them yours?

iPhone 5c got an early advantage by virtue of week-long pre-orders. That's fine. iPhone 5c wasn't meant to be an opening weekend smash-hit, early adopter, every-geek-must-have phone. It's the long tail play. It's the brightly colored box on the shelves over the holidays and throughout the year. It's the new, popular iPhone.

iPhone 5s, on the other hand, was highly constrained. It was so constrained there were no pre-orders and when same-day orders started, shipping dates pushed out into October almost immediately. There were a good number of space gray models available at stores, but nowhere nearly as many silver, and almost no gold. That didn't matter. A lot of us braved the lineups, stood out overnight, and brought our new iPhones home.

iPhone 4s on the other hand probably didn't amount to a ton of first-weekend sales, but like the iPhone 5c it'll sit on the shelves for the rest of the year and lure it's share of people into stores. At $0 on contract it's the lure, the new cheapest way to get into the iPhone as a platform. How many bite, and how many see it beside the iPhone 5c and figure the extra $100 is worth it remains to be seen.

All we have to go by is you. So, we're going by you! Which iPhone model, and in which color did you get? Never mind capacity or color for now, we'll do separate polls for that later, but let us know - which iPhone did you get, and what color did you get it in? Vote up top and tell me why you chose the way you did in the comments below!

iPhone 5c

iPhone 5c
Apple's first popular iPhone with a 4-inch in-cell display, LTE 4G, and BT 4.0 LE. Fun features include:

Complete review >

Released
September, 2013

Alternatives
iPhone 5s, iPhone 4s

Replacements
iPhone 6 (rumored)
Fall, 2014

Resources
Buyers guide
Help forum

iPhone 5s

iPhone 5s
Apple's current flagship iPhone with a 4-inch in-cell display, LTE 4G, and BT 4.0 LE. New features include:

Complete review >

Released
September, 2013

Alternatives
iPhone 5c, iPhone 4s

Replacements
iPhone 6 (rumored)
Fall, 2014

Resources
Buyers guide
Help forum

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So which new iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, or iPhone 4s did you get?

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I like to think I got the silver model but unfortunately I wasn't able to afford it this time around. Still, even though I didn't get one(hopefully I will win one), I wish they kept all black or made a Vadar black instead of grey!

You do know you can sell or trade your phone in and pay almost nothing . I actually make money every year gazelle is a good one or GameStop they will give you cash

I'm not eligable for an update yet, got another year to go. AT&T isnt allowing the early upgrade yet which Knocks $200 of the full retail price. Even if I went that route when available I'd still end up paying $150ish for the 16 gig or $250ish for the 32gig after I traded in my 5 (which the highest quote I got was $330)

I managed to get a Space Grey iPhone 5s.
Fortunately, Space Grey was the colour which I'd always intended to get. Even if I had wanted Silver or Gold I would've been unable to, as at my local Apple Store all the Gold iPhone 5s's went after the first few people, and they ran out of Silver about halfway through the line.

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I got the space gray iPhone 5S 32GB. And just for giggles I got the blue iPhone 5C. I love the colors. Lol and it's the one I'm mostly using now.

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I went with the unlocked Space Grey iPhone 5s 64GB. I intended to go with 32GB, but ultimately decided that a year's worth of storage peace of mind outweighs the higher price.

So at this point, do we all now understand why the C was met with such skepticism? This poll is just one piece of evidence. The second piece is Apple.com. All colors, all sizes are available to ship with 24 hours. The S's? A month. I also went to a bunch of stores over the weekend and all of them had plenty of C's in stock. I was at an ATT store yesterday and every S is 28-48 business days wait time. The C? Take your pick.

I have to think that the production capacity allocated to the C's would have been much better spent if they were producing additional S's. Much better for Apple and for the customer.

Exactly! People have come to expect a premium handset from Apple. Plastic doesn't cut it anymore. Most people buy the current phone as opposed to the previous generation anyway and the 5c, let's face it, is basically 2012s phone.

I thought the same think as a previous owner of the slate grey 5, but changed my tune when I held a blue 5c. It doesn't feel cheap at all. Feels really solid compared to my old 5 and with the new OS it's like a totally different phone. With that being said I would have preferred a 5s, which nobody had in stock, I'm overall pretty satisfied with my new phone. Also if you switched carriers they knocked off the 99 price tag and give you credit for your old iphone.

I think the C is a good choice for some. I went with a 5S, gray, 64 Gig. But for my wife who recently broke the screen of her Iphone 4 the 5C in pink is what she wanted.

I do agree that it would have been in the customer's best interest to churn out fewer 5C and more 5S. Remains to be seen if there were yield issues or some other trouble that caused the 5S (especially white-faced versions) to be rarer. Something that fails to get highlighted is that the silver version, while not as rare as gold, was available in far less quantity than black. Leads me to believe there could be some issue with the white models.

That being said, I believe the majority of people who read iMore are people who would ultimately go for the flagship model. This poll is sampling a mostly biased group of readers. The average Joe who walked into the carrier store and purchased a 5C is nowhere near as likely to be an enthusiast at the level we are here.

Case in point, my parents both bought 5Cs on Friday and I saw 3 other people in the Verizon store buying them at the same time we were there (I had bought my 5S at the Apple store earlier in the day). The sales guy said that sales of the C were good but the 5S was stronger on launch day.

64gb Gray for me, 64 gb Gold for wife, and 64gb Silver for daughter. Gray and Silver arrive today and Gold is scheduled for deliver next week.

My wife claimed the Gold the minute she heard of it, I liked the space gray so everyone will receive their favorite color this year.

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I ordered online at 2am (12PST) for the Black (space gray) because I seriously thought they'd sell out. Little did I know that was FOOLISH and I could've bought it in store at any point in the last week. I get mine today FINALLY.

With Apple keeping mum about the next stage of the international rollout, we in Europe and the rest of the world have no way of even just knowing when we can get our hands on either the 5S or the 5C.

I went to the Apple store after eating lunch at the mall on Monday. As I arrived they were putting out the ropes to line up, as Monday's shipment had just arrived. I was 9th in line and managed to walk out with the last 32gb gold that had been received that day.

I had an iphone 4 for over a year and loved it . I got the blue 5c and love it . Gave the 4 to my son and got 5c I love it it's so much faster , love the bigger screen and feel . Mines the 16gb and that's plenty for me . I believe the only reason anyone got the 5s is they have a bigger budget and have to have the top of the line phone . If u have a 4 or 4 s and limited budget the 5 c is the way to go.

Picked up the 5 64gb for me and the 5c 16gb for the kid, this was after going to the third store that had finally had them in stock.
The purchase and set up went smoothly, only issue was the clerk said earphones didn't come with the 5c but earphones were indeed in the 5c box.

Ordered the Gray 64 5s from Best Buy on Thursday night and picked it up Friday afternoon. Upgraded from a Bold 9930. I'm loving the fingerprint scanner, better quality apps, Siri, and now the ability to FINALLY take quality pics.... this camera rocks!!!

I got a space grey 5s because the dealer I ordered a silver one from thought the space grey was silver. Once I got the phone, I called to try and exchange it, and they said they didn't have any silver ones, only a white 32 gb one (which is likely a silver one). I didn't bother pursuing the exchange because I was afraid of what I'd end up getting. I put it in a white lifeproof case so it looks just like a white iphone.