The iPhone 5c is made of hard-coated polycarbonate material, and comes with a 4 inch display, A6 processor, 8 megapixel rear facing camera, new front facing facetime camera.
Prices in the US are $99 for 16GB and $199 for 32GB on a two year contract. The outright expected price in South Africa is about R7999 for the 16GB and R8999 for the 32GB.
Along with the iPhone 5c you can purchase a cover for the phone. The cases come in the same colours as the iPhone 5c but you can customise your phone however you like. These covers will cost about R350 in South Africa.