Polycarbonate Shell for Low Cost iPhone Allegedly Leaked [Photo]

Posted April 18, 2013 at 1:53pm by iClarified | Please help us and submit a translation by clicking here | 14575 views

A photo of the polycarbonate shell for the rumored low cost iPhone has allegedly leaked on Tactus.com.

This shell, if it is the fabled budget iPhone, suggests a thicker phone, since the case measures in at 0.4-0.6mm thick, which means it’s likely both taller and wider than the iPhone 4/4s! Hmm, being so little I’m not sure I could cope with that! However this doesn’t look as rounded as the iPhone 3Gs, in fact, it looks tapered to a flat back which is stylish but still a low-cost option for production. Clever thinking Apple.

I’ve also heard on the grapevine that the alleged budget iPhone will have an A5 processor like the iPad Mini with a 32nm diecast. It’s also rumoured it will have a 3.5 inch retina screen, much like the 4S, but not as big as the iPhone 5 – a few more pennies saved with that compromise! It’s also likely to have a handy 5MP camera, again like the iPhone 4!


The site also claims that the low cost iPhone will be available in black, white, blue, red, and yellow. Finally, they predict it will go on sale on October 15th for $300.

Check out the photo below and let us know what you think in the comments. You can also compare it to iLounge's prediction that the device will be a cross between the iPhone 5, iPod touch, and iPod classic.

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Shawndh - April 20, 2013 at 5:11am
This would be another money maker for apple. It's a great idea, really! I would rather hold out and get one of these for my wife rather than watch her destroy a perfectly good iPhone 5. Make the screen cheap to replace like the 3Gs and it will be a winner for the kids too. Leave the high end stuff for the adults.
vtr4423 - April 19, 2013 at 11:36pm
fail..... move to android..
Haha baseball - April 19, 2013 at 4:24pm
Who's copying who now ? Samsung made plastic crap u guys were crying about it. Now apple is copying Samsung lmao
riz - April 20, 2013 at 11:23am
Have you heard about iphone 3g before?
Wayne Walters - April 19, 2013 at 2:29pm
I like it, especially being made affordable for all those who would love to have an iPhone but can't afford it
6italia0 - April 19, 2013 at 6:44am
Looks like Samsung and apple made a phone together, apples apple stuff with samsungs shitty cheap build quality
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