Apple marked the iPhone 5c as a vintage product in October 2020, which meant the company and its service providers could only provide certain repairs for the product, subject to part availability. On November 1, Apple will mark the iPhone 5c as an obsolete product, ending all repairs and services, according to a memo sent out today to authorized service providers. Apple also said in the memo it would mark the third-generation iPad mini with Wi-Fi and TD-LTE as obsolete on the same day… More here.
I remember buying one of these for my daughter and it is the ONLY iPhone I have used that was not brilliant when it was launched. The aim to make an affordable iPhone was fine, but it felt out of date in terms of performance from day one.