Black Apple iPhone 5C might be a fake, five other color options allegedly real

Black Apple iPhone 5C might be a fake, five other color options allegedly real
The iPhone 5C is expected to become the more affordable (yet not cheap) iPhone that Apple desperately needs to remain competitive in developing markets, and the device has leaked out in five colorful shells. A couple of days ago, though, a new color - black - surfaced in what looked like another typical Apple leak. We saw the black colored shell, with cutouts for the buttons and sized just as all others. However, it might be just a well crafted fake as Apple leaker Sonny Dickson now says a black iPhone 5C does not exist.

Dickson who has consistently leaked components for upcoming Apple devices in the last month or so, has now jumped in to warn about the fake black iPhone 5C. Moreover, Dickson claims to know that Apple never even planned a black version of the plastic iPhone.

As to the origin of the images of the black iPhone 5C shell, they are obviously from China, where local sources have publicized them as 5C parts and pictured them along the iPhone 5S. Such parts are allegedly in wide circulation in China and can be purchased via etailers for as low as $13.39.

This - if true - would leave five color options for the alleged iPhone 5C - white, green, blue, yellow and red. Apple is expected to officially uncover the device on September 10th when we'll finally know all the details straight from the horse's mouth. We’ll be covering that event live, so stay tuned.

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iPhone 5c
  • Display 4.0" 640 x 1136 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 1.2 MP front
  • Processor Apple A6, Dual-core, 1300 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB
  • Battery 1507 mAh(10h 3G talk time)

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12 Comments

1. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

No matter which color it will be, it will still look disgusting...Very disgusting...

2. Nikolas.Oliver

Posts: 1574; Member since: Jul 01, 2012

The Nexus 4 is better

3. Shatter

Posts: 2036; Member since: May 29, 2013

Don't buy a Nexus 4 hold out for a little longer and get a Nexus 5.

4. itsdeepak4u2000

Posts: 3718; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

Yes and you would get a more better design and that too with I think KLP. And specs. would be almost G2 for a very good price point and not like iPlastic 5C's price.

5. good2great

Posts: 1042; Member since: Feb 22, 2012

you guys are annoying with the negative comments... everyday same thing.

6. Googler

Posts: 813; Member since: Jun 10, 2013

Lol, every one of these might be fake.

7. HansGoneInsane unregistered

I think there are already too many leaks for saying that all of them are fake. But the final colors could look different because changing the colors can be done very fast.

8. McLTE

Posts: 922; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

I have an idea.. how about PA collects all the iPhone 5c color leaks and presents them all at ONCE! That way we don't have to wade through 5000 worthless articles describing all the fun and fancy 5C colors! I don't think most of us really give a @$^&!

9. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

Two words: web traffic.

10. greathero1

Posts: 584; Member since: Jun 13, 2008

Like Papa said, they want the web traffic. Thing is, if rabbid Android fans stop clicking on Apple articles starting flame wars that end up with 100s of comments then they would stop. There are about 5 to 10 Apple regulars but Apple articles have the most comments. How and why? It makes no sense lol.

11. gixxerrider311

Posts: 25; Member since: Mar 14, 2012

I like Apple for their well built products, I've had my 4S since it came out and it has been a great phone, but this just looks horrible. Even Samsung products that are made with plastic look much better than this. Let's see how going this route turns out for Cupertino.

13. lifeyourlive

Posts: 126; Member since: Aug 23, 2013

i had to register just to comment on this :D hahaha apple you are going to be dead company soon

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