iPhone 7 could come in Space Gray – but not as you know it

Earlier this month reports emerged claiming Apple was readying a new ‘deep blue’ colour option for its upcoming iPhone 7.

But, as with many of these early rumours, it seems things have once again changed.

An update on Macotakara suggests the iPhone 7 will actually arrive with a space grey colour option, but in a much darker shade than previous space grey offerings.

According to the blog, the new hue could be “formal black which is close to black”, rather than deep blue.

The Apple Watch is already available in a ‘space black’ colour option, which could be similar to the rumoured ‘formal black’ on the iPhone 7.

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In its coverage of the news, 9to5Mac is reporting similar information, citing an anonymous source with an ‘IP address at least located near Apple HQ’ claiming the new space black will be ‘similar to the Apple Watch‘.

That same source is also reporting the Home button on Apple’s next flagship will feature haptic feedback to simulate a click in much the same way as Force Touch.

Apple currently offers the space grey colour option for several of its devices, although the colour differs slightly between them.

Of course, we’ve already seen the iPhone 5 in a black and slate colour which was much darker than other space grey options, and could be similar to the rumoured new hue on the iPhone 7.

The phone is also expected to be available in all the same colour options as the current iPhone 6S: silver, gold, and rose gold.

It should be noted than none of this have been confirmed and the speculation around Apple’s colour option plans for its next handset remains just that.

Apple will almost certainly debut the new handset in September this year, along with the new iOS 10.

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