A Cheaper iPhone May Be Coming Soon but It Looks Like a Child's Toy

iphoneEvery day there's a new iPhone rumor. Is it coming out this week? Will the price be reduced? Will mini hands emerge from the screen and give your texting fingers a massage? To those questions, I can say this: No. I don't know. And probably not. But I do have an interesting tidbit of information for you: After years of speculation, looks like there may be a cheaper iPhone on the market at some point in the near future. And it's actually quite heinous.

A Chinese site called WeiPhone recently posted a photo of candy-colored iPhones, claiming that the phones in the picture are a new, more affordable iPhone. According to Jeremy Horwitz at iLounge, there is a possibility of a new iPhone, and it would maybe be a "cross between the iPhone 5, fifth-generation iPod touch, and ... wait for it ... the iPod classic." Weird. But what I really can't get past is the ugly pastel plastic covers that make it look like a child's toy. If this is true, why, Apple, why?

Heinousness aside, I do think it's about time that Apple offer a more affordable version of the highly-coveted iPhone. When you think about it, $500 is a ridiculous amount of money to spend on a smartphone -- even if you have the cash. But bring on the cases! This thing ought to be covered up!

Would you like to see a more affordable iPhone?

 

Image via WeiPhone

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2baby... 2babymomma

i would say from that picture the colors are neon not pastel. I like the colors way better than the standard white of an iphone.

kckcm2 kckcm2

you can buy cell phone covers if you don't like the color... an affordable iPhone is worth a little color inconvenience imo

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