Gold iPhone 5S Coming Soon, Are You Ready?



Since the photos of gold casing back panel, allegedly of an iPhone have hit the web rumors about the new color option for iPhone 5S have reached an all-time high.

In the recent past analysts and publications have come forward and “confirmed” that gold iPhone 5S is indeed in the works and could release on September 10th during the iPhone keynote event. In his research note Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities stated that gold iPhone would be available this year. WSJ published a separate report suggesting that unveiling of gold iPhone 5S was imminent.

Now, Reuters is the latest major publication to publish a report where it cites it’s supply chain sources who suggest that gold iPhone rumour is true. The new color option in addition to the traditional white and black is being seen as a strategy to capture market share in the Asian market. Gold color is said to be a popular option in China and India so Apple could be looking at mixing with the local culture to boost sales.

Even though some initial reactions to the photos appearing on the web have been mixed, gold color does make the device appear to be highly premium. The iPhone event is widely expected to be held on September 10th and it will be interesting to see if Apple introduces a gold option for the iPhone.

Would you buy gold iPhone 5S? What are your thoughts on Apple working on a gold version of the iPhone? Will Apple price it much higher to reflect the premium color? Let us know what you think in the comments below.

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