Another iPhone 5C leak, this time at the factory

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Here's the image leaked tonight, showing a number of iPhone 5Cs being tested at Pegatron. Apple's doubling down on security. :LOL:

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Why are they charging the phones in what looks like a fridge?
 
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Where are the charging the phones in what looks like a fridge?
Because they didn't have enough money to make the picture look like it was really taken at one of Apple's factories.
 

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Got to call fake too. The testing is automated at factories of Apple. At the least not half hazard and just thrown in a pile.
 

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Who would want to buy an iPhone after seeing that? Scuffgate?

I hope it's fake.
This is a small fraction, likely for testing only. Who knows if they go out to customers.

Engadget looked her profile and by all appearances, the leaker works for Pegatron. At least, she did until yesterday.:eek:
 

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Still say its a fake. Even on a small test batch there would be some organization for the least some inventory control to reduce theft. One iPhone sold before launch day would be worth a few months pay for these workers.
 

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I'm just curious - why is it fake?
In a world with decent high definition for prices as low as $100 why is it a tiny, low definition video that looks like it has been recorded with a carrot? The phone is in a dark room and they make no attempt to give us an overview of the phone. If someone really did have an iPhone 5C and wanted to make a video of it working they would probably put a bit more effort in.


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Personally, I think the "Apple misinformation" conspiracy is overblown.
At this point in time Apple is a well established and arguably the authority in mobile devices, so whether they leak bogus information to hide the true product, build hype or both; we know this is a businesss strategy that works for them. With that said, I think the hype aspect is less relevant now a days but not in the past.