We are getting more iPhone colors this year than ever, here they are

We are getting more iPhone colors this year than ever, here they are
Apple is expected to launch a total of three iPhone models this year, and according to reliable market analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, they will come in a variety of never-before-seen on an iPhone colors (not counting the plasticky 5c), including yellow, orange, and blue.

It's not clear yet which models will be available in what colors, but according to Kuo, the rumored, 6.5-inch OLED iPhone may be available in black, white, and a new gold color, while 6.1-inch LED may come in grey, white, blue, red, and orange variants.

Moreover, according to reliable tipster @OnLeaks, Apple engineers are experimenting with "White, Black (likely Space Gray), Grey (lighter grey), Red, Blue, Yellow, Orange and Pink," although some of these color options may be dropped after the prototyping stage is over. But even if one or two don't make it into the final roster, what's left is still more than we've ever seen in Apple's smartphone lineup, excluding the iPhone 5c, which came in five pastel shades (green, blue, yellow, pink and white).


Heck, if the 2018 iPhone is made available in as many shades as rumors are suggesting, it will be able to rival the Game Boy in terms of color options. Well, there won't be a crystal clear one, but we digress.

All iPhones in the 2018 lineup are rumored to sport iPhone X-like notched design and glass backs for wireless charging, which is also an interesting angle to consider. When smartphone makers started making predominantly glass-and-metal devices, most of them got quite conservative when it came to color options, so it would be interesting to see this trend shaken up in 2018. That's why we wanted to visualize what the new iPhone colors could look like, based on the available information:

We are getting more iPhone colors this year than ever, here they are

We're still not sure which iPhone models are getting what colors, but we are excited to hear that so many options may be available

Another interesting tidbit is that Apple is reportedly planning to launch a red iPhone this year, which (as far as we know) won't be a part of the company's Product (RED) lineup. As such, we can't say for sure whether it'll get the saturated, punchy shade of red that the Product lineup is know for, but it could be very similar. After all, fans have been clamoring for a red iPhone with a black front for quite a while, and this could be it.

So, what do you think about the rainbow of iPhone color options that Apple is rumored to launch this year? Which one do you like the best, and, on a side note, are you bored of white, black, and grey phones? We feel like these three colors have been associated with premium devices and have dominated smartphone designs long enough. So, we are glad to hear that this year's iPhones may be available in so many different shades. What do you think? Tell us in the comments below!


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33 Comments

1. NateDiaz

Posts: 1082; Member since: Mar 03, 2018

Blue tho.

2. sgodsell

Posts: 6653; Member since: Mar 16, 2013

The colors mean Jack, especially if iPhones have a glass back. You will need a case anyway. So who gives a crap about the color of the iPhone these days. People are forgetting that Apple charges over $500 to repair the glass back on the iPhone X, and over $400 to repair the glass back on a iPhone 8 plus. Talk about a joke.

7. RebelwithoutaClue

Posts: 5473; Member since: Apr 05, 2013

9. sgodsell

Posts: 6653; Member since: Mar 16, 2013

Oh, wow a clear case, amazing! Not! Your missing the point, you are still buying and using a case, period. You may as well buy a color case instead of a clear case, especially when they will cost roughly the same. Therefore making the actual color of the iPhone a moot point.

11. Plasticsh1t

Posts: 3088; Member since: Sep 01, 2014

You need to find a new hobby because what you do in a daily basis is not healthy.

12. RebelwithoutaClue

Posts: 5473; Member since: Apr 05, 2013

Most people I know, don't use a case at all. Besides what's wrong with choice? Only one having a problem with those colours seems to be the one that doesn't buy an iPhone

17. Plasticsh1t

Posts: 3088; Member since: Sep 01, 2014

To him it's not about choice. He likes to trash Apple in a daily basis and shoe horn Apple in every article whenever he gets the chance. Somebody at Apple really hurt that dude.

24. whatev

Posts: 2084; Member since: Oct 28, 2015

So people should stop buying the phone they want on their favorite color because you have a different opinion, have you ever considered going to rehab? You’re a psycho, you should lock yourself in a mental health hospital forever before you become a terrorist

13. TechSceptic

Posts: 1156; Member since: Feb 05, 2018

Clear cases gets a yellow tint to them over time, and that's just a result of the material used. You can't do much about it. So i've had clear cases and i'm not a fan. I would rather have a solid color case then than a clear case. They're just not worth it. You also take away quite a bit of the beauty of the phone, especially the ergonomics, when you slap a clear case on it.

10. c.m.s

Posts: 216; Member since: Dec 10, 2017

Never used a case for any of my phones, not for the iPhone X either.

27. Leo_MC

Posts: 6130; Member since: Dec 02, 2011

Why would anyone need a case? There are lot of people that are not dropping their phones (I dropped my last one 3y ago), other people have insurance; so we don't "need" a case.

29. Trex95

Posts: 2315; Member since: Mar 03, 2013

Seems you forget that the first glass phone is iPhone 4!.

30. Trex95

Posts: 2315; Member since: Mar 03, 2013

iPhone has more after market items than any phone around, so don’t worry about it.

32. mikedemoda

Posts: 125; Member since: Mar 19, 2010

okay so you better complain about glass backs in basically every phone out there at the moment

3. Subie

Posts: 2257; Member since: Aug 01, 2015

This reminds me of what they did with the 5S, 5C color options in 2013.

4. sgodsell

Posts: 6653; Member since: Mar 16, 2013

But that had a hard plastic back. So no case was needed. These new iPhones all have glass backs. So the color doesn't mean a thing, especially when these new iPhones will have a case on them. If customers don't use a case on them. It's only a matter of time when the glass back gets a crack or breaks in general.

8. whatev

Posts: 2084; Member since: Oct 28, 2015

Why don’t you just stfu, relax, get a nice lady and get laid? You really need that, live your life and quit your sick obsession with apple

14. TechSceptic

Posts: 1156; Member since: Feb 05, 2018

"Quit your sick obsession with Apple" It's beyond ironic coming from you. You literally have an Apple eating an Android as your profile picture. If he's obsessed, then there isn't any words to describe your state of affliction with Apple.

5. darkkjedii

Posts: 30674; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

I’d buy that blue in a heart beat. I’d love to see a blush gold model, probably get Product Red midway thru the cycle.

31. Trex95

Posts: 2315; Member since: Mar 03, 2013

Nice color. But still prefer space grey espically with glass looks dope wondering if Apple going to release the old desgin iPhone again with upcoming iPhone 9 plus ?

6. midan

Posts: 2481; Member since: Oct 09, 2017

I want to see what shade of orange it will be (if there will be one), perfect orange with white front would look very good. But propably the front is black

15. Lukino

Posts: 31; Member since: May 04, 2018

Blue, silver and white

16. Elvis358

Posts: 194; Member since: Mar 25, 2018

I want green color option like on 5c!!!

18. apple-rulz

Posts: 1841; Member since: Dec 27, 2016

The orange one is nice (IMO).

19. AfterShock

Posts: 4146; Member since: Nov 02, 2012

Liking some of them color options, yeah the light blue and orange covers look good.

21. MANOFSTEEL

Posts: 126; Member since: Nov 25, 2015

Let’s see how long takes Shamesung to do the same on their phones

22. cmdacos

Posts: 3763; Member since: Nov 01, 2016

Most are done or coming next month but I guess that's copying right?

26. TechSceptic

Posts: 1156; Member since: Feb 05, 2018

Do what? Release the smartphone in a multitude of colors? You do know that Samsung has been doing that for years, right? Look at the S8 or S9. It's Apple that doesn't launch their phones with a lot of color options, so if you want to call out someone for copying, then it's Apple.

28. Leo_MC

Posts: 6130; Member since: Dec 02, 2011

Ericsson used a beautiful dark green color for its T29 model that I would like to see in a phone today. Other than that, I'll stick to black.

33. TechDork

Posts: 399; Member since: May 10, 2010

GIVE ME BLUE. DAMNIT. PLEASE.

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