Is the Apple iPhone 5S coming in gunmetal?

Is the Apple iPhone 5S coming in gunmetal?
So far it would appear that the Apple iPhone 5S is coming in black, gold (or champagne, if you prefer) and white. A new picture from Japan that was published on Sunday indicates that we might also see the latest iteration of the full priced iPhone also appear in gunmetal. A picture of a leaked SIM card tray in that color suggests that such a color option will be made available.

The picture happens to come from the same place where we saw the gold Apple iPhone 5S last week, so there is some reason to believe that the SIM card tray is genuine. The Apple iPhone originally was available in black and then white was added to the lineup with the Apple iPhone 3G. Gold would be the first new color added since then, and it could be that gunmetal accompanies gold.

Gunmetal is defined as being a dark gray color. And while we cast a skeptical eye on the report, we should leave a little room to be open minded considering the strong possibility that we will see a gold model introduced this year. Apple hasn't officially announced the date when it will unveil its new Apple iPhone lineup, but that is expected to be September 10th.


source: Ascii.jp (translated) via SlashGear 

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29 Comments

1. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

Fake.

13. Long1

Posts: 399; Member since: May 18, 2013

Who cares? The main point is to bombard us with "magical iNews" every single day, iGold, iPremium plastc, iDelightful colors, and now this.

23. ShenAlJoker

Posts: 113; Member since: Jul 19, 2013

THE WHOLE LAST WEEK WAS ALL ABOUT iS**T!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! What's going on PA??????????

2. Jklaz

Posts: 159; Member since: Jul 01, 2013

PA editors probably fappin to iPhone leaks.. 50th one this week and it's a some card tray -_-

3. Jklaz

Posts: 159; Member since: Jul 01, 2013

*sim.

5. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

Web traffic = money for them. Don't be surprised.

14. Long1

Posts: 399; Member since: May 18, 2013

Stop with this "Web traffic" BS. They are clearly fighting for their religion.

8. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

yep their on a field day with their beloved same phone. if it was man in GUN METAL it would be even more expensive

16. Long1

Posts: 399; Member since: May 18, 2013

same cheap tin-can. Painted. I love the "gold" iBS .lol Original rumor was "champagne" color, but it was not good enough for the PA-iboys

4. KingKurogiii

Posts: 5713; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

i'd probably opt for the gunmetal if it's real and if i was going to get an iPhone 5S. o:

11. Mxyzptlk unregistered

You should, it'd be a big upgrade from your normal choices.

15. Berzerk000

Posts: 4275; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

Shots fired.

20. Commentator

Posts: 3723; Member since: Aug 16, 2011

...in the "gunmetal" thread. I get it!

27. jacko1977

Posts: 428; Member since: Feb 11, 2012

new color how revolutionary NOT

17. Long1

Posts: 399; Member since: May 18, 2013

Yeaaah, it' a real gunmetal , as the other is real gold (or real champagne)

6. quakan

Posts: 1419; Member since: Mar 02, 2011

Please be real! I've wanted this for so long.

7. GeekyGene

Posts: 88; Member since: Aug 25, 2013

Could be interesting. More colour options are certainly a good thing. The idea of a gold phone sounded awful, but the champagne colour with white and the silver logo actually looked quite nice. Maybe not everyone's taste but then that's why they have options. Gunmetal would probably be with the black right? Giving two options on each colour.

19. Long1

Posts: 399; Member since: May 18, 2013

"The idea of a gold phone sounded awful, but the champagne colour ......... actually looked quite nice." lol....You do realize , that you are talking about the same thing? Or the imedia made a mess in your head.

26. E.N.

Posts: 2610; Member since: Jan 25, 2009

He's comparing the "idea" of a gold iPhone with the ACTUAL images of a gold/"champagne" colored iPhone. Even though I personally wouldn't buy the champagne color, I agree that it looked much classier than what I expected. It looks like he handled the iMedia pretty well. You on the other hand, need to work on your S Comprehension...

9. Genersis

Posts: 219; Member since: May 29, 2013

It could be just a part yet to be coloured gold/silver/black. Time will tell I guess.

10. AfterShock

Posts: 4147; Member since: Nov 02, 2012

To be annealed yet I believe you're bang on.

12. Long1

Posts: 399; Member since: May 18, 2013

" gold (or champagne, if you prefer)" Don't play clever PA. LOL The rumor was "champagne" , but you, all the iMedia, changed it to "gold". Pathetic.

18. Atlas

Posts: 158; Member since: Apr 15, 2012

Are you just doing this to annoy us now, we know the new iPhone will come is a few more colours. GEEZ.

21. certifiedwomanizer

Posts: 16; Member since: Aug 25, 2013

I think it's just make sense. So far there's a champagne gold with white front-face, so maybe to make the color even, Apple just make another combination with this gunmetal and black front-face.

22. Taters

Posts: 6474; Member since: Jan 28, 2013

Eh? My iPhone 5 work phone looks gunmetal already because technically its not black.

24. Dingy_cellar_dweller

Posts: 339; Member since: Mar 16, 2013

Big deal. You'll never see it anyway, everyone keeps it in a case.

25. -box-

Posts: 3991; Member since: Jan 04, 2012

So apple insists on copying Nokia's colors for their alleged C series, gold/champagne for the alleged 5, and now the 925's gunmetal finish for another alleged model? ,.!.. apple.

28. Antonyjoseph

Posts: 217; Member since: Apr 06, 2013

I am no fan of iphones, but if they are really making it in gunmetal, it would be one tough phone and unlikely to get dents like the Aluminium bodies.

29. ndrey

Posts: 41; Member since: Nov 30, 2012

who has it?

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