Gold Apple iPhone 5s known as Kardashian phone in Cupertino

Gold Apple iPhone 5s known as Kardashian phone in Cupertino
When we first showed you pictures of some of the parts used in the gold Apple iPhone 5s, we called them champagne colored. It seems that Apple actually had a more interesting code name for the handset, the "Kardashian phone". This interesting information comes by way of a New York Times reporter, not a scribe for the National Enquirer. The name was used by Apple employees during the entire design process. So, do any of the Kardashian's own a gold iPhone? As it turns out, Kim had sent out a tweet last December that included a photograph of her gold Apple iPhone 5.

Who gets the credit at Apple for coming up with the idea of offering a gold iPhone 5s? According to those jokers at Team Coco, it is the garishly attired Raffi Jaharian, Apple's VP, Gold. With his belief that "gold is best, "Jaharian was Apple's choice to help produce its first gold colored smartphone. As long as we're dealing with fictional characters here, we also might have suggested Goldmember as someone who might have been able to design a gold colored iPhone.

source: CNET (1), (2)

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iPhone 5s
  • Display 4.0" 640 x 1136 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 1.2 MP front
  • Processor Apple A7, Dual-core, 1300 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB
  • Battery 1570 mAh(10h 3G talk time)



1. bbblader

Posts: 590; Member since: Oct 24, 2011

is it that bad?

2. Sire3008

Posts: 87; Member since: Sep 26, 2013


3. darkkjedii

Posts: 31328; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Man now that hurts lol. Ok Klhoe, or Kim?

10. Finalflash

Posts: 4063; Member since: Jul 23, 2013

This probably hurts a bit....but one has to accept it.

4. emadshiny

Posts: 1144; Member since: Dec 05, 2012

What an important piece of news!

5. rallyguy

Posts: 620; Member since: Mar 13, 2012

Oh come on. Now we are talking about them on here?!?! Noooooooo

12. SugarShockFrantic

Posts: 73; Member since: Jul 05, 2012

its offically we cant escape they everywhere! Hide your kids, hide your wives!

6. tedkord

Posts: 17417; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

That's a perfect name for it. Used to look really good, but was always vapid and empty.


Posts: 2315; Member since: Jul 30, 2011

Don't you mean vacuous?? Nevertheless, it's an appropriate choice in phone for the world's trashiest trollop.

7. bugsbunny00

Posts: 2266; Member since: Jun 07, 2013

news of the day ...meh

8. ArtSim98

Posts: 3535; Member since: Dec 21, 2012

OOH! I'm absolutely shocked!

11. Long1

Posts: 399; Member since: May 18, 2013

Every day 99% of the articles - Apple related. Nice job PArena. Well, I agree that the lame iphone need it so badly, but.......don't you have some selfrespect?

16. sarb009

Posts: 322; Member since: Jun 15, 2011

No, they don't have any.

13. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

Please don't even bother trying to talk bout those two bimbos.


Posts: 2315; Member since: Jul 30, 2011

Which two bimbos: Kim & Kris or Kim & Kloe (did I get the spellings right - I don't watch SkankTV but, I know it has something to do with KK's)??

15. qwertypoor

Posts: 72; Member since: Jun 09, 2012

it's to flat and thin to be referred as a Kardashian lol

17. funchumm1206

Posts: 52; Member since: Mar 04, 2013

Kanye is mad

18. darkkjedii

Posts: 31328; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Don't take your camera phone out in front of him lol. Dudes a trip.

19. thedarkside

Posts: 654; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

why not the bill gates phone? you know, because hes super rich.

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