Apple to introduce reworked colors, 7000 series aluminum to upcoming iPhone 6s & 6s Plus?

Apple to introduce reworked colors, 7000 series aluminum to upcoming iPhone 6s & 6s Plus?
When it comes to spying in Apple's own backyard, KGI Securities' Ming-Chi Kuo is second to none. The all-knowing iPhone Nostradamus has published another research note where reasonably realistic sounding claims about the upcoming iPhone 6s & 6s Plus duo are abundant.

First among the latest round of Kuo predictions is the potential incorporation of 7000-series aluminium, the highest strength aluminium alloy in the industry, inside the iPhone 6s & 6s Plus' bodies. This should, theoretically, prevent another #bendgate debacle, and could, ultimately, make the iPhone less fragile. It's also the same kind of aluminum used in the Apple Watch Sport and regular editions.

Second in the servings are some rumored color reworkings. The addition of a rose gold-colored iPhone 6s / 6s Plus model gets another mention. Reportedly, it will look like the 18K rose gold Apple Watch edition. There's also the possibility of Apple going all-out and releasing a luxury 18K gold iPhone with a price tag for the rich. Regardless, the familiar champagne gold iPhone is said to be getting more of a 18K yellow gold-like shade, while the Space Gray color scheme is said to become darker.

Despite these changes, the iPhone 6s & 6S Plus should look the same as last year iPhones, but Kuo expects them to grow wider and taller by 0.15mm, and their bodies could get 0.2mm thicker - all due to the incorporation of Force Touch technology, which will make the iPhone's screen sensitive to firm presses and unlock a new set of gesture controls.

Kuo reiterates that the iPhone 6s & 6s Plus' release is scheduled for September, as per the usual ordeal. Yesterday, we learned that Apple manufacturing partner Pegatron is already ramping up its army of workers to meet production demand for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus' successors, so it seems all is going to plan.

source: Macotakara.jp (Translated) via Apple Insider

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