iPhone 5C colorful packaging pops up in leaked photos

As more rumors fly across the Web, it seems evidence is mounting that Apple may be planning to release the alleged many-hued, plastic, low-cost smartphone.

Could these packages be holding the rumored iPhone 5C? iApps.im

Suggesting that the rumored plastic iPhone 5C will come in a rainbow of colors, new leaked photos show what looks like Apple smartphone packaging in pink, yellow, blue, and green.

According to 9to5Mac, which scoured the Web for alleged iPhone 5C images, the site iApps.im published a handful of photos of the rumored device's new packaging. These photos show high-tech plastic boxes encasing iPhones in several colors. The packages are also emblazoned with the words "iPhone 5C." Apparently, people have also posted similar packaging photos to the Chinese blogging site Weibo.

The iPhone 5C is Apple's alleged upcoming low-cost smartphone. The device is said to have a plastic back rather than aluminum and will come in an array of colors . The smartphone is rumored to cost between $349 and $399 without a contract.

It's unclear if the iApps.im photos are indeed showcasing the packages for the alleged iPhone 5C. Over the past few weeks, several photo and video leaks hinting at the new phone have surfaced on the Web. Throughout August, photos of the rumored phone's plastic casing and components have emerged, along with a video of the device's back housing .

It's said that Apple plans to debut both the supposed next generation iPhone 5S and the new lower-cost iPhone 5C at an event on September 10 .

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Dara Kerr is a staff writer for CNET focused on the sharing economy and tech culture. She grew up in Colorado where she developed an affinity for collecting fool's gold and spirit animals.

 

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