“Apple and retailers around the world began taking preorders for the iPhone 5c at midnight PDT,” Bryan M. Wolfe reports for AppAdvice.

“Now, we’re beginning to get an idea which colored model could prove to be the most popular, or at least the one with the smallest supply available on launch day,” Wolfe reports. “Moments ago, Sprint noted on its website that the 32GB iPhone 5c in yellow “will ship in up to 3 weeks.” So far, a similar claim has yet to show up in Apple’s online store.”

Wolfe reports, “The SIM free iPhone 5c in yellow is officially sold out in both the 16GB and 32GB model. It now has a delivery date of Sept. 25.”

Read more in the full article here.

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If our poll is any indication (iPhone 5c in yellow is dead last; the least popular iPhone of all, bested even by both the black and white models of the rather ancient iPhone 4s) this is an indication of which color has the smallest supply available at launch, rather than a huge swell of popularity for a repackaged iPhone 5 in a yellow polycarbonate case.

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