New photos shared on Twitter by @DongleBookPro this weekend present the iPhone 5s in an unreleased Black and Slate colour variant. This design was probably utilized in an effort to hide the iPhone 5s whereas it was being examined, making it look extra much like the iPhone 5.
For these unfamiliar, the iPhone 5 was accessible in two colours: ‘White and Silver’ and ‘Black and Slate.’ With the following year’s introduction of the iPhone 5s, Apple launched three new colour variants: silver, gold, and house grey.
Whereas these photos may counsel that Apple thought-about making the iPhone 5s accessible in Black and Slate, DongleBookPro says the design of this prototype was probably conceived to assist masks the iPhone 5s whereas it was nonetheless being prototyped and developed.
This unit has a slate grey iPhone 5 type housing (prone to try to conceal the machine) with quite a few variations from manufacturing (matte high & backside)
The prototype iPhone 5s seen right here was manufactured in December of 2012, which is three months after the the iPhone 5 was introduced and roughly 9 months previous to the iPhone 5s being formally introduced on September 10, 2013.
The Black and Slate colour of the iPhone 5 was extremely well-liked and many individuals have been calling on Apple to deliver again one thing related ever since 2012. Area grey has changed Black and Slate in Apple’s array of colours since then as an evolving color option for many Apple units.
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