iPhone Xc SIM tray leak confirms multiple colors, dual SIM support
by Joshua Swingle / Sep 11, 2018, 12:27 PM
Alleged iPhone Xc prototypes in red, silver, and blue
There is just one day to go until Apple’s annual hardware event and, following various reports regarding the iPhone Xc’s colors, multiple images of the smartphone’s SIM trays have appeared online confirming the upcoming variants.
In total, there appear to be five main colors in the works. Of these, it’s fair to say that the most eye-catching ones are red and blue. But unlike the iPhone 5c of the past, Apple has opted for much darker tones this time around. In addition to these, another SIM tray appears to sport a rather odd tone that sits somewhere between brown and gold. This could mean that Apple has either an orange or a gold variant of the budget device in the works. At this moment in time, though, the most plausible option is the Taupe-colored variant that was previously rumored.
Alongside the colors mentioned above, two silver tones and two gray tones also seem to be present. This confirms that Silver and Space Gray models will be offered once the iPhone Xc goes on sale next week. However, it remains unclear if the different tones that have been photographed relate to different color options or not. On one final note related to the pictures, although it seems as though there are two SIM trays for each color option, the images actually showcase the same tray from the front and the back. This is because Apple will be using a new double-sided tray that can house two SIM cards, thus incorporating dual-SIM capabilities without any extra slots on the frame.
All things considered, it’s looking more certain by the hour that Apple’s iPhone Xc will be offered in a wide range of colors. But with some uncertainty still remaining about certain colors, it appears we’ll have to wait until tomorrow to see the final list.
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The brown is certainly fitting for this device.
posted on Sep 11, 2018, 12:41 PM 3
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As fitting as that piss yellow note 9 pen. Perfectly matches those piss poor sales.
posted on Sep 11, 2018, 12:51 PM 1
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Lol. If your pissing yellow then you're dehydrated as rampage points. It'd helped to have paid attention in 3rd grade. On track though, why their at it Apple should've allowed sim 2 to be used as external storage. Knowing it won't happen, all other OEMs are stupid for implementing the option. Not like some people dont like keeping confidential material in the cloud. Cloud based storage is much easier to manipulate than external. Alot slower, yes, but a decent trade off.
posted on Sep 11, 2018, 1:31 PM 3
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I’m gonna keep it 100 yo. The Note series has never been a huge seller, it does well in sales, but not S or iPhone well. It’s not meant to be a seller like the S series, or iPhone. It’s not as niche as it once was, and the sales do reflect that, but it’s still kinda niche, and is geared more towards powner users, than mainstream, like the S and iPhones are. Apple’s simplistic approach with the iPhone has been a bottom nine, walk off grand slam, and they should (for the most part) stick to that approach. Samsung has its own approach with the Note, and it’s worked well. If it wasn’t loved by its audience, the Note 7 woulda been the nail in the coffin, but 8&9 showed up. Sales won’t be piss poor, but it won’t outsell the S either, nor should it.
posted on Sep 11, 2018, 4:45 PM 3
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Just 18 years after the first dual sim phone is released Apple innovates with a brand new feature. Pathetic the least for a 1 trillion company to be so late into something that is considered a standard for a decade now.
posted on Sep 11, 2018, 12:41 PM 3
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I'm not defending Apple, but I genuinely think that the majority of people who buy iPhones won't be that bothered by the dual-SIM capabilities, which is probably why the company has never included the feature. In fact, they're probably only introducing it this year because of Chinese consumers.
posted on Sep 11, 2018, 1:02 PM 0
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Most of the iPhone users I know (including the ones from work), would love a dual-sim iPhone. So they can either use one device for work & personal number. Or use the second tray for local sim cards when abroad.
posted on Sep 12, 2018, 1:48 AM 0
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You are understanding it wrong. See, Apple dual SIM is not like the other dual SIM technology. It is actually called iXtraLTE and it is the first on the market to feature nano coated SIM tray paired with hybrid iXtra antenna that is so fast that it splits time in half and alternates between radios and thus using same amount of battery power. Yes, voice will be slightly choppy but not for the untrained human ear/brain .
posted on Sep 11, 2018, 2:22 PM 0
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Your a pathetic android fan whi doesn’t think that many iphone users doesn’t know what android features has cause most of them certainly lock in iOS since 2007. I knew android has more features but they’re are not mainstream. Unlike apple, when they add new features then it becomes a selling point and innovation. No wonder why many androids just want to be apple, the most profitable company.
posted on Sep 11, 2018, 8:26 PM 0
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That’s really hard to believe that Apple would use two SIM trays considering their internal space limitations. I mean I am all for dual SIM but I really would expect Apple to implement eSIM instead. What’s the holdup?
posted on Sep 11, 2018, 1:59 PM 0
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