“Citing his own sources, Danbo of Macotakara reached out to AppleInsider on Monday to indicate that Apple is expected to offer the “iPhone 7” in a “much darker color” than the current space gray option found on the iPhone 6s series,” AppleInsider reports.
“Tipsters apparently indicated that the new, darker shade of iPhone will be close to black, though not quite black,” AppleInsider reports. “Apple previously offered the iPhone 5 in a black and slate color that was much darker than the current space gray options. Space gray was first introduced with the iPhone 5s in 2013.”
“Monday’s indications from Macotakara sources appear to be a clarification from earlier reports that suggested Apple would ditch space gray for a ‘deep blue’ color option,” AppleInsider reports. “Sources who claim to have seen the next-generation iPhone coloring apparently mistook the darker space gray for a blue shade.”
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MacDailyNews Take: “Space Black,” as in the stainless steel Apple Watch case: