iPhone 5C Review: A Fresh Coat of Paint Only Goes So FarLeslie Horn9/25/13 2:00pmFiled to: appleiphoneiosios 7ios7iphone 5csmartphonesmobile2081EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalinkIn a way, we already reviewed this phone a year ago. In fact, iPhone 5C is in every important way the iPhone 5 in different clothing. That's not to say it's bad phone. In fact, after spending a weekend with the iPhone 5C, I can say with certainty it's a very good phone, in the same way that last night's meatloaf is still very good meatloaf. But it's not exactly fresh.