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Black Apple iPhone 5C spotted for the first time

0. phoneArena 20 Aug 2013, 07:31 posted on

We have seen the plastic iPhone 5C in all sorts of colors - blue, yellow, red, white and green, but now for the first time the upcoming device leaks out in a gorgeous black plastic shell…

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posted on 20 Aug 2013, 07:34 29

1. xperiaDROID (banned) (Posts: 5629; Member since: 08 Mar 2013)


Disgusting...Just disgusting...

posted on 20 Aug 2013, 07:38 21

4. msa1988 (Posts: 418; Member since: 30 Mar 2010)


Couldn't agree more. I'm an apple fan, but that plastic look is disgusting. You couldn't pay me to purchase any 5C device.

posted on 20 Aug 2013, 08:17 9

19. techspace (Posts: 1036; Member since: 03 Sep 2012)


when steve jobs was the ceo, even the $199 ipod touches used to have beautiful stainless steel back...

posted on 20 Aug 2013, 17:49 2

51. quakan (Posts: 1380; Member since: 02 Mar 2011)


When Steve Jobs was the CEO, even the iPhone 3G and 3GS had plastic on the back...

posted on 20 Aug 2013, 18:24

52. jaychildz (Posts: 129; Member since: 31 May 2013)


HAHAAAAA I was gonna like his comment until i say this one (+1)

posted on 21 Aug 2013, 00:18

58. techspace (Posts: 1036; Member since: 03 Sep 2012)


read comment no 57

posted on 21 Aug 2013, 00:16

57. techspace (Posts: 1036; Member since: 03 Sep 2012)


In those days it wasn't really possible to make cellular antennas work through metallic phones...as soon as they found a way to do it, they never looked back...

posted on 21 Aug 2013, 07:47 1

60. quakan (Posts: 1380; Member since: 02 Mar 2011)


I know but everyone keeps acting like this is the first time in Apple history that they've used plastic but it isn't.

posted on 21 Aug 2013, 08:09

62. techspace (Posts: 1036; Member since: 03 Sep 2012)


i know that but that was years back, before the rise of android...so people don't really care about those days

posted on 21 Aug 2013, 00:31

59. techspace (Posts: 1036; Member since: 03 Sep 2012)


The 3G antennas couldn't work properly from metallic phones in those days...

posted on 20 Aug 2013, 10:57 1

43. squallz506 (banned) (Posts: 1075; Member since: 19 Oct 2011)


Looks like apple invented a new fingerprint magnet. Combined with their patented EZ-Scuff technology and EZ-Shatter displays seen on the ip5;, the new ip5c will be the most quickly replaced handset to date. Apple should be able to sell three of these to every ifan.

posted on 20 Aug 2013, 11:21

45. HansGoneInsane (unregistered)


Don't get your points. Apple iPhones except iPhone 1 and 5 have always been glossy and were widely excepted. Besides that, I think there is a foil on the plastic which could increase the gloss effect.

posted on 20 Aug 2013, 19:03

54. Airforce (Posts: 69; Member since: 24 Jul 2012)


ME Just making a comment Could IPHONEARENA...please stop with the display of Iphone 5c BACK CASE...its high time we see the FRONT SCREEN

posted on 20 Aug 2013, 07:41 14

5. TechBizJP08 (Posts: 495; Member since: 25 Mar 2013)


Looks like a cheap china phone with android 4.0 and already wasted..

posted on 20 Aug 2013, 07:50 15

7. LetsBeHonest (Posts: 1484; Member since: 04 Jun 2013)


I agree
glossy plastic yuck...

posted on 20 Aug 2013, 09:23

37. lalalaman (Posts: 631; Member since: 19 Aug 2013)


Im ok if doesn't break like iphone 5...to be honest white one was 10 times better...they didn't have to leak the black one until launched

posted on 20 Aug 2013, 07:59 5

10. Rorschach (Posts: 83; Member since: 26 Apr 2013)


Is that plastic??? Apple.... what are u doin?.. Stahp!!

posted on 20 Aug 2013, 08:30 4

28. InspectorGadget80 (unregistered)


copying by using plastic

posted on 20 Aug 2013, 08:08 1

13. lalalaman (Posts: 631; Member since: 19 Aug 2013)


Well its better than having a lizard in ur hand xD

posted on 20 Aug 2013, 08:10 7

14. Daftama (Posts: 619; Member since: 03 Nov 2012)


Haha icrap finally went plastic... As they said it the best got two words for you

posted on 20 Aug 2013, 08:11 3

15. jedpatrickdatu (Posts: 167; Member since: 24 Jan 2013)


It's not that bad. It's better than the yellow and magenta ones.

posted on 20 Aug 2013, 08:24 1

22. Googler (Posts: 813; Member since: 10 Jun 2013)


Have to agree with that, black looks much better.

posted on 20 Aug 2013, 08:33

32. lalalaman (Posts: 631; Member since: 19 Aug 2013)


Its a prototype...the grainy black won't get apple anywhere.....lets wait until launched...then we'll comment

posted on 20 Aug 2013, 08:24 6

23. whysoserious (Posts: 318; Member since: 20 Jul 2012)


If Samsung has "cheap plastic," Apple now has expensive cheap-looking plastic.

posted on 20 Aug 2013, 08:30 3

27. InspectorGadget80 (unregistered)


digusting plasticky looking phone

posted on 20 Aug 2013, 07:35 6

2. SuperAndroidEvo (Posts: 4857; Member since: 15 Apr 2011)


Yeah it's pretty ugly in my eyes. Never was a fan of glossy phones. Also I don't like how narrow iPhones are.

posted on 20 Aug 2013, 07:36 1

3. Roomaku (Posts: 278; Member since: 06 Feb 2012)


Should have gone with Aluminium since it's apparently not even going to be the 'cheap' model. The new iPod touch looks better then this...

posted on 20 Aug 2013, 07:43 1

6. sum182 (Posts: 229; Member since: 19 Nov 2011)


So, question guys.....There was an article about the 5C coming with less features, like no Siri, is that still the case/rumor or is that gone now since this isn't the 5Cheap like we thought?

posted on 20 Aug 2013, 08:07

12. msa1988 (Posts: 418; Member since: 30 Mar 2010)


It doesn't look like it. Most recent reports state the 5C isn't actually meant to be a more affordable version, but was made to replace the 5. Maybe the 5 just isn't profitable enough of a phone? For whatever reason, they're replacing it.

posted on 20 Aug 2013, 08:25

25. Googler (Posts: 813; Member since: 10 Jun 2013)


It's all speculation at this point, best bet is wait and see what Apple really has planned.

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