This could be the cheap iPhone's back plate
0. phoneArena 18 Apr 2013, 09:14 posted on
Rumors related to Apple products have always been a dime a dozen. The ones about future iPhone and iPad iterations seem to be particularly popular, and while most of them are nothing but blatant fakes, others do turn out to be highly accurate. Which group does this recent leak belongs to? Well, that's a question we can't quite give a definite answer to. What you see on the picture is said to be the back plate for that elusive low-cost iPhone...
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46. damokles (unregistered)
Tell me one Apple-product that is made out of plastic and I will give you a chocolate chip cookie and a glass of milk. And I don't want to see the old iPods.
67. EclipseGSX (Posts: 1703; Member since: 18 Oct 2011)
"The iPhone 3G's back featured a redesigned plastic polycarbonate housing, replacing the aluminum back of the first generation."
WHERES MY COOKIE BITCH
50. jcpwn2004 (Posts: 314; Member since: 18 Jan 2012)
I really can't see apple doing this, selling cheap products just doesn't fit them at all. Apple is all about premium and profit.
53. cornerofthemoon (Posts: 564; Member since: 20 Apr 2010)
Apple needs to break in developing markets where cheap Android and to a certain extent cheap Windows Phone is all the rage.
59. McLTE (Posts: 746; Member since: 18 Oct 2011)
But then all the ifollowers can't berate Samsung anymore about their COMPLETELY inferrior and totally CRAP built plastic phone!
56. bubbadoes (Posts: 567; Member since: 03 May 2012)
I guess the cool, in with the crowd status is gone now with this one. They took that look right out of Samsungs book. I don't see this phone around for long in the US. Maybe somewhere else it will survive. People will bend over backwards to stay hip or in and this phone is not the answer!
57. bubbadoes (Posts: 567; Member since: 03 May 2012)
Apple will probably still charge $400 retail and total cost of production in Foxxcon looks like around $100 maxx with all parts.