iPhone 5S likely to offer champagne gold option

“Yes, there will be a gold iPhone,” MG Siegler reports for TechCrunch.

“That’s the latest I’m hearing from multiple sources after several weeks of rumors and possible component leaks suggesting the same thing,” Siegler reports. “At first, I couldn’t believe Apple would break from the tradition of offering the simple choice: black and white (or “slate” and “silver” if you prefer for the iPhone 5) for their flagship device. Gold simply seemed too gaudy, perhaps even tacky. But a few compelling arguments countered my disbelief. And now, upon checking, sure enough, there will be gold.”

Siegler reports, “I’m told that the golden iPhone will not be a totally blinged-out gold… Think: less ‘gold’ and more ‘champagne.'”

Read more in the full article here.

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    1. I must admit I hate Gold and nearly had a heart attack upon hearing the rumour. However the examples I have seen (assuming they are real) aren’t really Gold and Champagne is in fact a really attractive shade, so fingers crossed.

    1. Just remember, the Samsung Galaxy S models all have removable plastic backs, so they can easily come out with a replacement gold plastic back and say their smartphones are also gold just like the iPhone.

  1. “I get no kick from champagne. Mere alcohol doesn’t thrill me at all.”

    It makes little sense, but whenever I hear the news media talking about the champagne-colored iPhone, it takes me back to Blazing Saddles. I know the news media hates the idea of a gold- or champagne-colored iPhone and their attitudes about any iPhone product is obviously subdued to the point of boredom.

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