Fake 'iPhone 6s' Ad Envisions Colorful Versions of Apple's Next Smartphone

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A new "leaked" commercial ad for the so-called "iPhone 6s" has been shared today on YouTube, showing off a 30-second spot for the next-generation iPhone in an array of color options that more closely hues to an iPhone 5c-inspired look than the main line-up of colors available today with Space Gray, Gold, and Silver.


The ad is obviously fake, with no mention of the "iPhone 6s Plus" -- as a note, the two phones only appeared in commercials alongside one another last year and were never separated -- but still presents an interesting take on the new iPhones coming out in a few weeks.

Although well-edited, the false ad is more reminiscent of Apple's older iPod music-inspired ads than the somewhat downbeat and more feature-focused commercials from the past few years. The ad's suggestion of a line-up of next-generation iPhones without the now-expected Space Gray or Gold options -- backed by the tag "Be vibrant. Even faster." -- is perhaps the biggest tip-off of its mendacity.


News and rumors surrounding the "iPhone 6s" and "iPhone 6s Plus" have only gotten heavier as we move into September. Possible launch dates for the devices point towards September 18, with other stories suggesting Apple has fixed its "Bendgate" issues from last year and that users should see an increase in productivity and maneuverability on the new iPhone thanks to Force Touch shortcuts.

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JohnApples

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"Be vibrant. Even faster." ???? What a weird tagline to choose. Reminds me of last year when the supposedly leaked iPhone 6 tagline was just "Even better."

I'd still love to see colorful options for a flagship iPhone though. Maybe not these, as it looked too cheesy for my tastes with the ENTIRE phone sporting the color. But if I could get an iPhone 7 with that new iPod Touch blue color....
 

H2SO4

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Fake or not, I doubt that Apple won't be offering a more subtle black edition. Or rather I hope so. To me the editions with black front are the only ones I'd ever consider buying. I guess I'm not the only one.
I made the mistake of buying a silver 5S. The phone is great but everytime I see the black and white front panel contrast now I wonder why I didn’t go space grey.
 

sidewinder3000

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the false ad is more reminiscent of Apple's older iPod music-inspired ads than the somewhat downbeat and more feature-focused commercials from the past few years.
You guys are usually really accurate, but I think you missed on this one. The spots are based on old iPod ads. They seem to be closely based off of the most recent iPhone 6 ads with dozens of subdivided sections on the screen that typically end with "If it's not an iPhone, it's not an iPhone '.
 

Mactendo

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I think this is the original video:

I like the pulsating Apple logo in the end and the ad overall is more lively and energetic than current ads.
 
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Z400Racer37

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One before and a couple after. It was too early to call the entire day slow.
Unless we're resorting to posting fake iPhone 6s YouTube videos for clicks. These sites are supposed to provide value by filtering out all the crappy content, and leaving behind only the important, informative content. If I wanted to waste time watching junky fake videos, I'd go to YouTube myself. Any rational individual would recognize that it doesn't belong on a site thats supposed to provide relevant information.
 

AngerDanger

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Unless we're resorting to posting fake iPhone 6s YouTube videos for clicks.
No, even then, "real" news could still be posted later in the day.
These sites are supposed to provide value by filtering out all the crappy content, and leaving behind only the important, informative content. If I wanted to waste time watching junky fake videos, I'd go to YouTube myself. Any rational individual would recognize that it doesn't belong on a site thats supposed to provide relevant information.
If anybody knows what sites like these are supposed to do, it's the people who run them. Equally important to promoting informative content is discrediting allegedly real content.
 

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I thought it was impressively done, but definitely full of holes. The times and dates on the iPhones for one, Passbook instead of wallet (and many different icons (some 3 bars, some 4)), Music icon, varying battery percentages, rubbish video clips being played, no Watch app, Google Maps app - hell any app other than Apple's default.

I thought the Apple Logo at the end was cool.