A new video has made its way online today showing what is allegedly the rear casing of the much rumored plastic-backed, lower-cost iPhone 5C that many expect Apple to officially unveil early next month. The report from Taiwan’s Apple Daily claims to provide some precise measurements for the lower-cost iPhone. Coming in at 24.55mm x 59.13mm x 8.98mm, the iPhone 5C appears to be slightly larger than the iPhone 5 due to the plastic back. The site also put the back shells through a number of scratch resistant tests in the video above and noted that its sources claim the device will include a reinforced material that will protect from everyday wear and tear. The roughly translated report also seems to claim that the iPhone 5S, in addition to the new dual LED flash and gold color option that we previously reported, will come in 3 colors. However, it isn’t clear if it’s referring to just the White/Black and Gold, or additional colors. We’re assuming the shot of the blue iPhone 5S in the video above is for illustration purposes only. Probably.

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4 Responses to “iPhone 5C shell sized up and shaken down in new video”

  1. ZOMG!!!!! I dont see ANNNNYYYY scratches!! Jeeze, get a steady cam fee cryin’ out loud!!!

  2. Wake me up for the iPhone 6 rumors, it better be atleast 4.8″

  3. “Coming in at 24.55mm x 59.13mm x 8.98mm”. You read what you are write?