Photos of Alleged Packaging for Official Apple iPhone 5S Leather Case Surface

A pair of photos posted to Chinese microblogging site Sina Weibo and shared by HDBlog.it [Google Translate] show what is alleged to be packaging for an official Apple case marketed for the iPhone 5S but which would also fit the iPhone 5. Text on a paper insert within the packaging indicates that the case is at least partially constructed of aniline-dyed leather, similar to Apple's Smart Covers for the iPad and iPad mini.

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This case is made from natural aniline leather. Its appearance will change as you use it. [...]

Compatible with iPhone 5 and 5s.

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As the report notes, the informational text included on the paper insert is similar to that seen on other Apple accessories, and the "iPhone 5S Case" name printed on the plastic packaging matches the styling seen on an alleged leaked box for the device itself.

One questionable aspect of the paper insert is the use of a lowercase "s" in "iPhone 5s", as Apple has traditionally used a capital "S" when printing the names of its "S-model" iPhones in plain text. The packaging itself also appears to be rather large considering Apple's usual standard of minimal packaging for its products.

Apple is expected to unveil both the iPhone 5S and a lower-cost iPhone 5C at a media event beginning in just a few hours.

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Otterblue Avatar
140 months ago
So that's where the leather from iOS 7 went!
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yanki01 Avatar
140 months ago
cut your nails lady!
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i5pro Avatar
140 months ago
Pretty soon she will be out of a job. how many ugly hands with that bracelet possibly have access to that info.
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g0odfr1end102 Avatar
140 months ago
Still no words on a livestream from Apple? :confused::(
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fullauto Avatar
140 months ago
Soooo where's the freakin' case?
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tdream Avatar
140 months ago
Soooo where's the freakin' case?

We have the case of a case, don't you know that's headline material at macrumors?!!
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