No Black iPhone 5C?

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    blairh

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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.
     
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    might just be spray painted though

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  3. macrumors regular

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    It's a mistake to create a cheaper products, tends to be a lower quality.
     
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    Because the iPod mini, iPod shuffle, iPad mini, Mac mini, MacBook Air and iPhone 3G were all low quality.
     
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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.
     
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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
     
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    The Touch and Nano come in slate. I hope the 5C follows suit.
     
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    lordofthereef

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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.
     
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    Probably 5C will be produced with different colors from 5S, so no white, black and gold. IMHO
     
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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.
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    Those devices are not cheap.
     
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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... :)
     
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    There will be white for sure.
     
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    Interstella5555

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    Tell us more about the moster cables you buy and how high quality they are.
     
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    Neither is the iPhone.
     
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    blairh

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    The white leaked back plate means the 5C is coming in white.
     
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    No black to make you buy the 5S?
     
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    Right, because the iPhone 5C isn't still going to be twice the price of the average smartphone... :rolleyes:
     
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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
     
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    Uhh... yeah, we have.
     
  23. macrumors 6502

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    It was fake
     
  24. macrumors 65816

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