No Black iPhone 5C?

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  1. blairh macrumors 68030

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    We have yet to see a black back panel leak for the 5C. Personally I think it would be a big mistake to not offer the 5C in black.
     
  2. cameljockey macrumors member

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  3. SenseiPhone macrumors regular

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    It's a mistake to create a cheaper products, tends to be a lower quality.
     
  4. cambookpro macrumors 603

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    Because the iPod mini, iPod shuffle, iPad mini, Mac mini, MacBook Air and iPhone 3G were all low quality.
     
  5. madsci954 macrumors 68030

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    The volume buttons match the leaked images of the other colors, might be legit. The 5C here might still have that protective plastic on it, giving it that extra shine.
     
  6. Namji macrumors 6502a

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    I think it would be a mistake to assume that we have seen all the colors available on the iPhone 5C
     
  7. blairh thread starter macrumors 68030

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    The Touch and Nano come in slate. I hope the 5C follows suit.
     
  8. lordofthereef macrumors G4

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    Witha plastic shell, the sky is the limit for colors. I don't see why they wouldn't release black. Then again, I don't see why you would buy lesser hardware in black, a color we have had since the 3G, either. May as well buy new old stock iPhone 5 (unless the 5C REALLY is incredibly inexpensive) or just a used unit when "everyone" is dumping theirs. Just my opinion.
     
  9. Mgiuly macrumors newbie

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    Probably 5C will be produced with different colors from 5S, so no white, black and gold. IMHO
     
  10. blairh thread starter macrumors 68030

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    It's definitely coming in white. The leaks are real and the white model exists.

    The slate model is important because currently the slate Touch is the only one with a black front bezel. The other colored Touch's feature a white front bezel. Question remains whether the colored 5C's will feature the same color front bezel or adopt the white front panels like the current Touch.
    [​IMG]
     
  11. Denniej macrumors newbie

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    Those devices are not cheap.
     
  13. blairh thread starter macrumors 68030

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  14. Mgiuly macrumors newbie

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    Right, but Touch is a single family product.
    I think it's possible that Apple would drive iPhone family into 5C (colored - for younger) and 5S (classical + gold - for advanced users and business). So colors could be very different between two iphones.
    On the supposition that C means Colored and not Cheap... :)
     
  15. Will2145 macrumors 6502

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    There will be white for sure.
     
  16. Interstella5555 macrumors 603

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    Tell us more about the moster cables you buy and how high quality they are.
     
  17. chabig macrumors 68030

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    Neither is the iPhone.
     
  18. blairh thread starter macrumors 68030

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    The white leaked back plate means the 5C is coming in white.
     
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  20. cambookpro macrumors 603

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    Right, because the iPhone 5C isn't still going to be twice the price of the average smartphone... :rolleyes:
     
  21. swish2351 macrumors 6502

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    Sonny Dickson (VERY reliable source, source for most of our current leaks) has confirmed the only colors for the iPhone 5C will be white, blue, red, yellow and green
     
  22. bjb.butler macrumors 6502a

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    Uhh... yeah, we have.
     
  23. swish2351 macrumors 6502

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    It was fake
     
  24. Mackan macrumors 65816

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    It's likely. There's a business decision behind everything...
     
  25. nilzi macrumors regular

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    I don't believe "no black iPhone 5C" at all, and it is a fact that Apple will not release gold iPhone 5S.
     

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