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Old Jul 10, 2013, 05:45 PM   #1
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Additional Images of Colorful Low-Cost iPhone Shells Surface




New images of Apple's purported low cost iPhone popped up this morning, supplied by Australian writer Sonny Dickson. Depicted are five different color variations of the outer plastic shell of the low-cost iPhone, which look similar to previously leaked images.

The shells are shown in bright, almost neon colors of pink, blue, green, yellow, and white. Though there's no guarantee that the plastic shells are authentic, they share the same camera holes and logo positioning as former images.

Last week MacRumors provided renderings of what the completed low cost iPhone might look like, and Techdy released a video showing both front and rear parts of the upcoming plastic iPhone. According to the site, the colorful plastic shells will each accompany a black front panel.

Apple's low-cost iPhone is expected to be released later this year alongside the company's flagship iPhone 5S, possibly as early as September or October.

Article Link: Additional Images of Colorful Low-Cost iPhone Shells Surface
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Old Jul 10, 2013, 05:46 PM   #2
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Well I'm saying this all but confirms it!
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Old Jul 10, 2013, 05:51 PM   #3
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iOS7 sure will look pretty on it
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Old Jul 10, 2013, 05:52 PM   #4
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Pretty sure this is happening now - would be an awful waste of peoples money just to spread rumours.

Now to see if the price is realistic!
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Old Jul 10, 2013, 05:53 PM   #5
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Apple's cheapest product, the iPod Shuffle is also aluminium.
Somebody tell me why they'll use some ugly plastic for an iPhone???
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Old Jul 10, 2013, 05:53 PM   #6
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Would probably look ugly and unappealing to me at first but I would probably grow into it and liking the looks and design. Not my cup of tea for me right now...

I would think this would look badass with iOS 7
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Old Jul 10, 2013, 05:56 PM   #7
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Could be that the new iPhone finally has a removable battery, and that these are replacement backs that act as stylish bumpers at the same time.
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Old Jul 10, 2013, 05:56 PM   #8
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Apple's lineup after the fall media event will be the following.


All devices with lightning connector and iOS 7. All features of iOS 7 will be allowed on these new devices. Except no camera filtering on A5 devices.


iPod Touch (Will have no major updates) - all with 4inch display:

16gb - ($199 or $229) - A5 - no back camera - no colors - 512MB RAM

32gb/64gb - $299/$399 - A5- colors - 512MB RAM





iPhone (all with 4inch retina display and all with LTE) -


Plastic iPhone - 16gb - ($300-$350) - A5 - 512MB RAM - colors - cheap back camera

iPhone 5 - 16gb - $550 - A6 - 1GB RAM - black/white - 8MP back camera

New iPhone -32gb/64gb/128gb - $650/$750/$850 - A7? (Quad-core) - 1GB - black/white - 13MP back camera - dual LED FLash - same form factor


So the US iphone contract priicing will be: $0, $99, $199/$299/$399


iPads:


iPad Mini - no retina sorry

16gb/32gb/64gb - $299/$399/$499 - with cellular ($429/529/629) - A6 - 512MB RAM - 5 or 8 MP back camera - little thinner and lighter


iPad 2 discontinued


Full sized retina iPad - new form factor duh - same retina display

32gb/64gb/128gb - $499/$599/$699 - with cellular ($629/$729/$829) - A7X - 1GB RAM - 8 or 13 MP back camera - weigh about 1 pound


This is what it is going to be folks, whether you like it or not.
Any questions?
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Could be that the new iPhone finally has a removable battery, and that these are replacement backs that act as stylish bumpers at the same time.
Wouldn't get your hopes up

Apple are moving away from user serviceable electronics so doubtful they'd then allow a user changeable battery.
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Old Jul 10, 2013, 06:02 PM   #10
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Apple's lineup after the fall media event will be the following.


All devices with lightning connector and iOS 7. All features of iOS 7 will be allowed on these new devices. Except no camera filtering on A5 devices.


iPod Touch (Will have no major updates) - all with 4inch display:

16gb - ($199 or $229) - A5 - no back camera - no colors - 512MB RAM

32gb/64gb - $299/$399 - A5- colors - 512MB RAM





iPhone (all with 4inch retina display and all with LTE) -


Plastic iPhone - 16gb - ($300-$350) - A5 - 512MB RAM - colors - cheap back camera

iPhone 5 - 16gb - $550 - A6 - 1GB RAM - black/white - 8MP back camera

New iPhone -32gb/64gb/128gb - $650/$750/$850 - A7? (Quad-core) - 1GB - black/white - 13MP back camera - dual LED FLash - same form factor


So the US iphone contract priicing will be: $0, $99, $199/$299/$399


iPads:


iPad Mini - no retina sorry

16gb/32gb/64gb - $299/$399/$499 - with cellular ($429/529/629) - A6 - 512MB RAM - 5 or 8 MP back camera - little thinner and lighter


iPad 2 discontinued


Full sized retina iPad - new form factor duh - same retina display

32gb/64gb/128gb - $499/$599/$699 - with cellular ($629/$729/$829) - A7X - 1GB RAM - 8 or 13 MP back camera - weigh about 1 pound


This is what it is going to be folks, whether you like it or not.
Any questions?
Where do you keep your tomato sauce,
Cupboard or fridge?
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Old Jul 10, 2013, 06:03 PM   #11
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Apple's cheapest product, the iPod Shuffle is also aluminium.
Somebody tell me why they'll use some ugly plastic for an iPhone???
1. I think someone is forgetting about the 3G and 3Gs.
2. If the antenna is on the inside than plastic will would allow for a better signal.
3. This is for the low cost iPhone. How do you make an iPhone cheaper? ding ding ding use plastic.
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Where do you keep your tomato sauce,
Cupboard or fridge?
I don't have any tomato sauce.
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Old Jul 10, 2013, 06:09 PM   #13
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No way. Not going to happen.
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Old Jul 10, 2013, 06:14 PM   #14
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Apple's lineup after the fall media event will be the following.

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This is what it is going to be folks, whether you like it or not.
Any questions?
No offense, but there's really nothing extraordinary in your "predictions". Though, they do seem rather reasonable, for what it's worth.
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Old Jul 10, 2013, 06:20 PM   #15
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I still don't get why there is no FCC stuff on there.
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Old Jul 10, 2013, 06:26 PM   #16
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About 6 months ago I took a break from iOS and decided to go for the nexus 4 which I have a love /hate relationship with .. Long story short both android and iOS have come a long way to be decent alternatives ..I for one can't wait to go back to iOS especially after I've fallen in love with iOS 7 on my wife's iPhone 5 ..I do believe that the iPhone 4 and 5 designs have made them a bit joyless but a colored iPhone is a welcomed change .. Blue or green please with iOS 7 can't wait for the launch
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Old Jul 10, 2013, 06:35 PM   #17
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Could be that the new iPhone finally has a removable battery, and that these are replacement backs that act as stylish bumpers at the same time.
Removable battery? Please give up already.

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Where do you keep your tomato sauce,
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I laughed, but I don't get what you mean.
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Old Jul 10, 2013, 07:12 PM   #19
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Well I'm saying this all but confirms it!
agreed. Don't agree with the product, considering that the iPhone 4 will be (and should be) cheaper once the iPhone 5S comes out.
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Old Jul 10, 2013, 07:21 PM   #20
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agreed. Don't agree with the product, considering that the iPhone 4 will be (and should be) cheaper once the iPhone 5S comes out.
Apple wants only one size screen on the iPhone. No more 4.

Just plastic one, 5 and 5s.
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Old Jul 10, 2013, 07:27 PM   #21
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The new material is a polymer, not plastic....
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Old Jul 10, 2013, 07:32 PM   #22
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Removable battery? Please give up already.

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I laughed, but I don't get what you mean.
Storing it incorrectly can make it go bad, giving you a case of the stupids... That's how I read it.
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Old Jul 10, 2013, 07:38 PM   #23
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Can anyone explain what happens to the iPhone 4S once the 5S and the budget iPhone comes out presumably for $300-349? Carriers subsidize $449 for the 4 right now and will do the same for 4S, yet the budget iPhone will be cheaper and better (w/ 4 inch retina). And I don't see Apple taking $100 hit here, nor do I see budget iPhone being $449 because that just beats the whole purpose of budget?

Any reasonable explanation?
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Old Jul 10, 2013, 07:51 PM   #24
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All black would look good but I'm sure a 3rd party somewhere will sell black shells online at some point.
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Old Jul 10, 2013, 07:54 PM   #25
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Well I'm saying this all but confirms it!
Well, if you're saying, that's good enough for me.

Generally I don't comment on stuff like this, but I was so moved by the photos, I just had to say...gracious, how awful!
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