Gold iPhone 5S version set for the Chinese market, 'unpainted' 5S and 5C chassis shown out

Gold iPhone 5S version set for the Chinese market, 'unpainted' 5S and 5C chassis shown out
What is claimed to be the unpainted chassis for both the premium iPhone 5S and the "budget" iPhone 5C has emerged from the Chinese blogosphere, and the shapes and openings match what we've seen leaked so far on both devices.

Those two shells look pretty painted to us, especially the iPhone 5C one, whereas the blue of the iPhone 5S wrap might be coming from oxidation before the final layers are coated on. One thing is certain looking at those two side by side, and it is that the iPhone 5S will be much thinner than the plastic iPhone 5C.

Meanwhile, another photo of the assembled golden iPhone 5S edition leaked out, and this time the color choice is explained as specifically geared towards the Chinese market and its general taste in hues. It remains to be seen if this coating scheme will be successful there indeed.

source: CTech

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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)
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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10 Comments

1. CX3NT3_713

Posts: 2363; Member since: Apr 18, 2011

D.O.A ....imo..

2. CX3NT3_713

Posts: 2363; Member since: Apr 18, 2011

They should have stayed , with glass materials, but then again, they shattered, just being inside the pockets..... :-\

3. msa1988

Posts: 418; Member since: Mar 30, 2010

No they didn't. iPhones fared significantly better than any other phone in the drop test.

5. CX3NT3_713

Posts: 2363; Member since: Apr 18, 2011

Did too... pocket change, scratch the screen, for crying out loud...

4. HansGoneInsane unregistered

Don't know about you guys, but I think they could bring the blue one as it is to market without color changes. I'd love to see some color variation apart from black and white for the 5s.

6. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

It will be even more expensive in China.

7. Baseballer

Posts: 132; Member since: Dec 07, 2011

I was thinking about the gold, but that color looks real feminine.

9. jaychildz

Posts: 144; Member since: May 31, 2013

BUT THAT ISH LOOK GOOD DONT IT

10. Baseballer

Posts: 132; Member since: Dec 07, 2011

Nah, not to me.

8. Kayle

Posts: 40; Member since: Jun 26, 2013

ERMYGAWD all da colorz. Shutup and take my moneyzzzzz. Herp derp

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