The geek rumour mill has spoken again, this time about the colours for the upcoming new iPhone
Really, by now, we shouldn’t be excited about new iPhone developments. We should still be angry at them for all the times they change the charger size so you have to buy 14 new leads for everything you own. We should still make them work for our love after their admission that they slow down the function of phones as they get older.
But are we? No of course not, we’re all a flutter about the supposed new colours of the 6.1 inch LED iPhone, reportedly launching later this year.
Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has predicted that the 6.5 inch OLED iPhone (seriously guys these are turning into iPads, how big do you think our hands are? Is this a Trump deterrent?) will launch in black, white, gold, and possibly another colour, and that the 6.1 inch LED iPhone will be released in grey, white, blue, red and – yes orange.
Orange should be interesting: this will be the first time we’ve seen Apple release an orange iPhone and it will surely be a fruity experience. An orange Apple, if you think about it. Imagine if it was a Blackberry? That’s enough fruit-based gags for now.
Thanks to 9to5mac mocking it up for us, you can choose which one you want now.
There are also whisperings of three brand new phones coming out in 2018, three! They are a new ‘iPhone X Plus’, a new 6.1-inch LCD iPhone which will have facial recognition (handy for when you’ve had a few pints and can’t ever seem to type your passcode in correctly), and an improved 5.8-inch iPhone X.
Word on the (very well organised, very nerdy) street also says that some of the new models will include three rear cameras – we can’t imagine why you’d need three, perhaps phone cameras are like plane engines now, it would be so catastrophic if one broke that you have to have as many backups as possible.
Releasing a red phone initially is a new move for Apple, as they usually delay this and launch a red model months after a new model hits the market to raise money for Product [RED], a charity supporting treatment of HIV and AIDS in Africa, but perhaps they’re doing it straight away? Why doesn’t this Ming-Chi person tell us more? The people need to know!
Stay tuned for more Apple leaks as they develop, or just, you know, wait till the phone actually comes out and you can see them with your own iEyes.