Wednesday, May 18, 2016

‘iPhone 5C’ name called legit even after packaging called fake

Over the weekend, somephotos of packagingallegedly belonging to ’s low-cost iPhone surfaced on the internet. Admittedly, the boxes looked fake, as there were a of visible inconsistencies, but the ‘iPhone 5C’ branding on them was intriguing.Today, our friends over confirmed our suspicions, highlighting a of issues with the boxesm including odd blurred and distorted ars, and missing logos. But as it turns out, the name ‘iPhone 5C’ might actually be legitimate…First, here’s the brkdown of the plastic box issues Hemmerstoffer of Nowhereelse explains that he discovered the inconsistencies by adjusting the photo’s RGB levels in and other detective work. And it paid off. It looks like original speculation that these boxes belong to Asian knockoffs was correct.But the name might just be the rl dl, according to a new report fromBusinessInsider. The outlet says that it has spoken with a trusted source since the above photos were relsed, and it has confirmed the budget iPhone will indeed be called the ‘iPhone 5C.’“After the photos , we hrd from a source that the name is going to be “iPhone 5C”.Our source doesn’t work at , but is connected to someone inside the company who confirmed the name. So, this is second hand, but we feel confident after talking to our source that it’s accurate.Our source expects the iPhone 5C to launch along with the iPhone 5Sand says the s ofcolorful plastic iare spot-on for what it will look like.”While BI’s report is hardly definitive, it does corroborate the popular sentiment that will call its lower-end handset the iPhone 5C and sell it as the ‘color edition.’ The upshot here is an iPod touch-iPod nano strategy, giving users ftures vs. color/price options.Regardless of what it’s going to be called, the long rumored ‘budget iPhone‘ apprs to be en route to market. rlier today, a report in the current Pegatron investigationseemingly confirmedthe plastic handset, which is expected to launch this fall for around $300.

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