Apple iPhone 5S coming in gold?

Apple iPhone 5S coming in gold?
The Apple iPhone 5S is rumored to be coming late in the third quarter. A report out of Japan on Thursday says that one of the colors that the next iteration of the Apple iPhone will come in is gold. Based on that report it looks like that that gold colored SIM tray that we showed you the other day, is a legitimate part of the Apple iPhone 5S. Other colors mentioned are white and silver.

According to Japan's Macotakara, the phone will be released in August and will have an upgraded CPU. We do expect to see the Apple A7 under the hood of the Apple iPhone 5S, and an improved camera. And now, apparently, a multitude of color options will be made available, including gold. Despite speculation that Apple is toying with the idea of building a 5.7 inch iPhone, this year's new model will be the same size as the Apple iPhone 5. That means you can expect the 4 inch display to be around for at least one more year.

According to the report, the Apple iPad mini 2 will also be released in August, although there is no word when the full-sized, fifth-generation Apple iPad will be offered. And according to the story, the low cost version of the iPhone will be launched in September although the colors it will be available in have not yet been decided upon. Black, white, pink, orange and blue appear to be the front runners while green has been scratched.

So who is up for their next Apple iPhone to be dressed in gold?


source: Macotakara (translated) via IntoMobile

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34 Comments

1. JamesW

Posts: 23; Member since: Jun 13, 2013

Color me crazy but I actually like the gold option :)

15. EXkurogane

Posts: 863; Member since: Mar 07, 2013

It needs to be real or bling bliing metallic gold plated on it, the gold in this pic looks like the color of poop or diarrhea to me.

21. Droid_X_Doug

Posts: 5993; Member since: Dec 22, 2010

Baby Poop Gold, anyone?

28. ncarlosmiguel

Posts: 206; Member since: May 14, 2013

I swear I have just thought of this iphone version hours ago!!! but I was thinking more of a limited edition golden iphone and buyers would need background check so only the wealthiest could buy it. But I was really surprised to see this.

2. quesoesgrande

Posts: 217; Member since: Aug 03, 2011

Ummmm, what?

3. biophone

Posts: 1994; Member since: Jun 15, 2011

me gusto

8. quakan

Posts: 1418; Member since: Mar 02, 2011

Be careful using non-English comments around here.

12. Android4u

Posts: 456; Member since: Aug 16, 2012

He just said he likes it....yo tambiƩn

26. quakan

Posts: 1418; Member since: Mar 02, 2011

I got a warning for doing the same thing a month ago.

22. Nikolas.Oliver

Posts: 1574; Member since: Jul 01, 2012

Is "Bon appetit" english word or not ?

23. biophone

Posts: 1994; Member since: Jun 15, 2011

27. Yodaa

Posts: 21; Member since: May 22, 2013

Cha skrunee da pat, Sleemo

4. Android4u

Posts: 456; Member since: Aug 16, 2012

Yeah, the gold looks pretty sexy. Will this cost more than the other color variants?

5. quakan

Posts: 1418; Member since: Mar 02, 2011

I still want my gunmetal grey iPhone.

6. Cha7520

Posts: 222; Member since: Oct 31, 2010

Covering a turd in wrapping paper, is still at turd! lol

7. quakan

Posts: 1418; Member since: Mar 02, 2011

*Thumbs down*

9. Cha7520

Posts: 222; Member since: Oct 31, 2010

I will stick with my Cell Phone of the Year, all Metal, 468ppi display, Boom beats front facing speakers, HTC ONE :-)

11. Android4u

Posts: 456; Member since: Aug 16, 2012

I f****** want that phone haha

18. kozza3

Posts: 778; Member since: Oct 17, 2012

i just wish they would have stayed with the back home recent button configuration... :(

10. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

Probably be the most expensive color

13. bugsbunny00

Posts: 2264; Member since: Jun 07, 2013

aaugh!skip this one for now waiting for big screen 2014,this is one apple that grows slow.

14. VJo003

Posts: 365; Member since: Mar 11, 2012

Fools gold!!!

16. suavemezie

Posts: 95; Member since: Jun 21, 2012

Fake Gold!

17. Kishin

Posts: 706; Member since: May 30, 2013

Its just gonna look like it. There is no way it would be real!!

19. Furbal unregistered

The next big gaudy thing

20. dorianb

Posts: 617; Member since: Oct 24, 2012

I prefer my Johnny 5's in gold personally.http://mriess.acm.jhu.edu/johnny5gold3.jpg

24. TheRetroReplay

Posts: 256; Member since: Mar 20, 2012

Looks more like a mustard color than gold

30. good2great

Posts: 1042; Member since: Feb 22, 2012

my thoughts exactly

25. magnum44 unregistered

you silly fools...the colour shown here is just this site's animated immigration of what might be in case it would be...so stop this squabbling nonsense about like and dislike poop or mustard turd...wait until apple put this thing in their site in few months time before you grace us with your usual smart or hate gibberish

29. darkkjedii

Posts: 31061; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Sweet color, but the only color I'll take over white is red.

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