Apple May Not Offer Leather Cases for iPhone 15 Lineup

Apple may not release any leather cases for the iPhone 15 lineup, according to the Twitter leaker known as "DuanRui."

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DuanRui sources information from Chinese social media platforms, often revealing accurate insights into Apple's plans in the process. There is little other information about Apple's apparent move to discontinue leather cases at the current time, but "ShrimpApplePro" and 9to5Mac claim that they have heard the same information from other sources, so the rumor seems worth taking seriously at the current time.

Apple first released a series of leather cases in 2013 alongside the iPhone 5S. A refreshed selection of colors has accompanied every new ‌iPhone‌ model since then, featuring minor design refinements, such as the addition of aluminum buttons and MagSafe. Rather than overtly discontinuing premium case options, it seems likely that Apple could replace leather with an alternative high-end material that is vegan and has a smaller carbon footprint.

Top Rated Comments

Parzival Avatar
9 months ago

I’m using the dark purple maroon on my iPhone 13PM right now. Every iPhone I’ve had since the 6S has been leather cover from Apple. Why would they stop it ?!
If they come up with a nice alternative that's vegan and just as good or better, that would be great for both the environment and animal welfare.
Score: 57 Votes (Like | Disagree)
TheYayAreaLiving ?️ Avatar
9 months ago
Do you guys remember iPhone 5c cases? :oops:

Score: 40 Votes (Like | Disagree)
japanime Avatar
9 months ago

Rather than overtly discontinuing premium case options, it seems likely that Apple could replace leather with an alternative high-end material
iPhone socks, perhaps? ?

Score: 39 Votes (Like | Disagree)
jmonster Avatar
9 months ago

I’m using the dark purple maroon on my iPhone 13PM right now. Every iPhone I’ve had since the 6S has been leather cover from Apple. Why would they stop it ?!
> Rather than overtly discontinuing premium case options, it seems likely that Apple could replace leather with an alternative high-end material that is vegan and has a smaller carbon footprint.
Score: 37 Votes (Like | Disagree)
akb Avatar
9 months ago
Fruit leather.
Score: 30 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Denzo Avatar
9 months ago

If they come up with a nice alternative that's vegan and just as good or better, that would be great for both the environment and animal welfare.
Agreed. But I feel like the leather they are using is waste from food products rather than animals being killed for iPhone.
Score: 25 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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