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Possible Photos of Plastic Rear Shell from Apple's Lower-Cost iPhone [Updated] shares [Google translation] a pair of photos of what may be the rear shell of Apple's rumored lower-cost plastic iPhone. While the site acknowledges that the part could simply be a Chinese clone of an iPhone 5 rear shell, certain features such as a round rear microphone hole and rounded rear edges are consistent with previous claims for the lower-cost iPhone, including leaked design drawings from a case maker.

Apple has been said to be planning to release the lower-cost iPhone later this year in an array of colors, with one report claiming that Apple would be using essentially the same colors as found in the company's line of iPhone 4/4S bumpers, although that report indicated that green appeared to have been excluded from the set. This green rear shell is indeed fairly close in color to the green iPhone bumper.

Update 10:03 PM: has spotted two more photos [Google translation] showing the same part also in yellow and red.


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15 months ago
So radioactive vomit green is one of the color choices? :rolleyes:
Rating: 35 Votes
15 months ago
suddenly iOS7's color palette makes all the more sense...
Rating: 31 Votes
15 months ago
That color is badass
Rating: 16 Votes
15 months ago
Rating: 13 Votes
15 months ago

I'm liking this a lot. Recently sold iphone 5 since it was so fragile.

Plastic is more fragile than metal.

Sorry, I've been informed by the Plastics Industry Council that the statement I made above is not true. Plastic is stronger than metal.
Rating: 11 Votes
15 months ago

So radioactive vomit green is one of the color choices? :rolleyes:

well that color goes perfectly with those new iOS7 icons :p
Rating: 10 Votes
15 months ago
Just what i've always wanted, a bright neon green iPhone :rolleyes:
Rating: 9 Votes
15 months ago
Looks like an iPhone from the 80s
Rating: 9 Votes
15 months ago

So fake :p

We can even see the stain on his shorts lol
Rating: 8 Votes
15 months ago
Yay for rounded edges, this might convince me to back to iPhones if it carries the same specs as the iPhone 5.
Rating: 7 Votes

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