Real or Fake: Graphite iPhone 5S images

chris

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If real, would you opt for the graphite? For me, these seem too similar to the slate/black color. They also look kind of dull. Feels like old Apple and not 2013 Apple. Maybe a concept, maybe a fake. Either way, I don't see Apple doubling their color offering, let alone adding a color like graphite.

Now if they went with colors, actual colors, that would be pretty cool.
 

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I just want regular aluminum with black glass to match my macbook. My black iPhone 5 and iPad mini are also chipping like crazy.

Is that too much to ask for?
 

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Damnit Man! Why fiddle with the Black/Slate? Let's not mess with what isn't broken. Unless they have made it so the casing doesn't scratch, why mess around with it?!?!?

I don't like any of these choices. Never into the white iPhone of any iteration. Don't like this gold they have pictures of and that grey color is no bueno.

Oh, I think these are fake by the way. Or at least they better be.
 

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Damnit Man! Why fiddle with the Black/Slate? Let's not mess with what isn't broken. Unless they have made it so the casing doesn't scratch, why mess around with it?!?!?

I don't like any of these choices. Never into the white iPhone of any iteration. Don't like this gold they have pictures of and that grey color is no bueno.

Oh, I think these are fake by the way. Or at least they better be.
I wouldn't say it's broken, but it does chip. The black iPhone 5 shows wear more than the white iPhone 5. The shiny aluminum bezel on the white one can scratch, but it's still the same color underneath the scratches so it doesn't stand out. When the black get scratched, it shows the silver underneath and it looks bad. I agree with acosmichippo - a silver and black iPhone 5S would look great and match other Mac products. I wish they would make one, too.
 

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I would not pay that ridiculous price, just like I would not pay for a 175 dollar piece of aluminum bumper.
And just like you wouldn't pay Apple or anyone else to fix your phone for you - you'd do it yourself.
Are you kidding?! Lol! This coming from someone that paid over 150 dollars for a bumper :D
Did you bump your head? :D A bumper will not void your warranty.
 

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And just like you wouldn't pay Apple or anyone else to fix your phone for you - you'd do it yourself.

Did you bump your head? :D A bumper will not void your warranty.
I know that :D I was just trying to make a point about pricing, I think the price for the coloring is ridiculous but not undoable for someone that really likes that. I was using the price of some cases as an example. Bump your head.... Bumper! I get it lol!
 

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Agreed. I'm not going to ship my phone off to a company to mod it for $249 AND likely void my warranty.
Yeah. I'd never do that. If I want or need to change the color I would just buy a sticker that would make the iPhone 5S any color I wanted. There are companies that make good quality sticker covers that don't leave residue. I'd get one of those.

Personally, I hope that won't be necessary this go around. I think these pics are fake, but in the off chance they will come out with a slate and silver iPhone I will need a sticker.
 

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I am bored with white.. black is too high maintenance... I would go for the gray just for something different.
but if its fake, I would probably just choose white again like my last 4 phones.
 

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I love the way the white iPhone looks. I would get the gold colored one if I knew it wasn't going to scratch badly like the black one.


Sent from the baddest smartphone on the planet, my smokin hot iPhone 5 in white!
 

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I love the way the white iPhone looks. I would get the gold colored one if I knew it wasn't going to scratch badly like the black one.


Sent from the baddest smartphone on the planet, my smokin hot iPhone 5 in white!
It will likely be anodized aluminum that's been dyed, so scratches could show some silver underneath. However, silver under black stands out a lot more than silver under champagne. The colors are similar enough that I don't think it would be very noticeable.