iPhone 7 photos show back shells in all four colors — no Space Black to be seen

iPhone 7 photos show back shells in all four colors — no Space Black to be seen
As September draws near, and the iPhone 7 is adamantly nearing its mass-production stage, we are getting to see more and more production parts caught and pictured in the wild. So far, we've seen the back shell leaked so many times, that we find it safe to assume that the iPhone 7 will look very similar to the iPhone 6 and 6s, but with an offset antenna band, a different shape for the camera lump, and possibly no headphone jack.

A new leak shows us a photo of what appears to be all the color variants for the new iPhone. If you recall, there were some rumors claiming that we should expect a new Deep Blue finish, or a Space Black shade, which was said to be replacing the Space Gray. However, looking at the photo here, we see the same old (from bottom to top) Silver, Gold, Space Gray, and the new-ish Rose Gold.

Of course, this doesn't omit the possibility for a fifth, yet unseen, color, but we don't feel like the probability for one to appear is high. At this point, it seems like 2017's iPhone 7s (or however Apple decides to call it) may be the one to get new colors – after all, it's going to be the handset's 10-year anniversary. So, a special black color edition to commemorate the very first iPhone and celebrate a decade could make a lot of sense.

Check out the four shells below. Which is your favorite color?


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  • Display 4.7" 750 x 1334 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 7 MP front
  • Processor Apple A10 Fusion, Quad-core, 2340 MHz
  • Storage 256 GB
  • Battery 1960 mAh(14h 3G talk time)

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33 Comments

2. GTRagnarok

Posts: 48; Member since: Aug 22, 2014

How times have changed. Samsung goes from big camera hump to almost none, while Apple had none and now it's a big hump. I think Apple's pointless obsession with thinness has really cost them in design IMO. They were killing it in the iPhone 4 days, but now Samsung has them beat in design hands down. No one could have guessed this would be the case 2 years ago when the Galaxy S5 came out.

11. Jimrod

Posts: 1605; Member since: Sep 22, 2014

It's not even like the simplest thing to change - the colour, would be a challenge, it's a really, really easy way to freshen up the look. The black and blue designs we've seen mocked up look great but if Apple do the "same old same old" colours with a similar looking design to the 6 they're being very self-limiting with regard to fresh sales.

3. NoToFanboys

Posts: 3231; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

Sad, the Space Black looks 1000x better than these.

4. Jimrod

Posts: 1605; Member since: Sep 22, 2014

Yup, Apple have really started a trend of poor design + not listening to their customers. They've always had the arrogance not to listen to their customers but their design used to make up for it... Even that camera bump - at least the previous (ugly) bump had a crisp squared edge, now it looks like an awkwardly punched hole which won't fit as well with cases.

6. NoToFanboys

Posts: 3231; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

I don't think that would change until a Jobs-like influence steps in and make their designers work their @sses off like they used to.

8. Jimrod

Posts: 1605; Member since: Sep 22, 2014

Quite right, they're run as a corporate business now, no passionate "product guy" any more. Ive is proving he's a crap designer with no imagination too.

10. NoToFanboys

Posts: 3231; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

Yeah, Tim Cook is more of a "Shareholders are everything" guy, and that's why I really don't like him. Let's just see what the future holds for Apple.

9. Papa_Ji

Posts: 838; Member since: Jun 27, 2016

Simply put the space grey iPhone 6 in Samsung oven of few minutes.... Your Space Black iPhone 7 is ready...

5. Barney_stinson

Posts: 672; Member since: May 30, 2016

Hump! But you know apple will make a ugly battery case too!!!

7. Jimrod

Posts: 1605; Member since: Sep 22, 2014

Yes, and as before not many people will buy it. Now work on your ugly grammar - it's "an ugly", not "a ugly".

13. Papa_Ji

Posts: 838; Member since: Jun 27, 2016

Most probably you are a girl. Girls are always in search of mistakes like you. He is not here to show his grammar.

14. Jimrod

Posts: 1605; Member since: Sep 22, 2014

So he's here for the same reason as you - to show off his stupidity? Ok!

15. mahima

Posts: 727; Member since: Nov 20, 2014

this is ugly.... from someone who thinks iphone 5s is one of the best looking smartphone ever... iphone is getting uglier since then... why the antenna line have to be so white and so large.

20. libra89

Posts: 2271; Member since: Apr 15, 2016

The gold looks the most interesting.

21. EC112987

Posts: 1214; Member since: Nov 10, 2014

It really just looks like the iPhone 6B at this point. These minor updates are kind of getting old.

22. Awalker

Posts: 1973; Member since: Aug 15, 2013

Why don't they make the antennae lines the same color as the metal?

23. yyzamin

Posts: 382; Member since: Aug 26, 2015

No complaints here, my 6s still looks relevent :)

24. dimas

Posts: 3343; Member since: Jul 22, 2014

My youngest kid saw the iphone when we're strolling the mall and she said it's peach pink. Some asshole tried correcting her saying that it's called rose gold and she said "you can't fool me, I know what's that boring color when I see one." We were laughing not because she's wrong but because she is right. You look at it for a long time and it's just a lame color just like lg g5.

27. TmoRep

Posts: 107; Member since: Apr 20, 2016

The scheme of this phone is similar the HTC 10 or vice versa....

28. Eclectech

Posts: 346; Member since: May 01, 2013

I hope this isn't the final design or else it would appear Apple really phoned this one in. Everyone expects the phone will be faster than last years but truthfully the 6S is already plenty fast. They really need to to hit a homerun in the design category and what I see above is not a homerun...it's barely first base.

31. Coconut00

Posts: 485; Member since: Jan 13, 2015

It looks like an iPod, I don't like it.

32. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

Normal. The iPhone after all is an iPod with cellular hardware.

33. eN16HTMAR3

Posts: 253; Member since: Oct 08, 2013

SSDD with Apple

36. farewell

Posts: 1; Member since: Jul 22, 2016

I can 100% sure 7 wouldn't look like this, but 7plus yes(as ugly as you can see). 7's case is glass like 4, 7plus use metal like 6s.

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