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Budget iPhone: more leaked pictures showcase colourful cases

More pictures of the glossy colourful cases of the rumoured budget iPhone have leaked online.

The rear shells of the budget iPhone, tipped to be called the iPhone mini, have been snapped online again showing off the array of five colours.

As seen here, the budget iPhone is tipped to come in five shades – green, blue, white, yellow and red – and seems to feature a gloss hard plastic casing rather than the brushed aluminium of the latest iPhone 5 handset.

Tying in nicely with the colour scheme of the recently unveiled iOS 7 mobile operating system, the budget iPhone may well more closely resemble the 5th generation iPod touch range.

These aren’t the first budget iPhone images to do the rounds either, seemingly cementing the iPhone mini rumours further.

The latest rumours showed an apparent budget iPhone hands-on video leak online, showing the supposed handset’s plastic body and rounded corners.

Budget iPhone rumours
Expected to be formally unveiled later this year, perhaps in line with the iOS 7 release in the autumn, the budget iPhone will be a mid-range handset to be a more affordable option alongside the iPhone 5S.

Tipped to launch in September, the budget iPhone is said to have the same 4-inch display as the iPhone 5 but will offer reduced top-end specs in an attempt to keep the price low.

That’s also the reason Apple has supposedly opted for a plastic casing rather than the brushed aluminium too. This plastic body could add a few millimetres to the thickness of the iPhone mini in comparison to the iPhone 5, but we doubt this will be a hugely noticeable difference.

The budget iPhone could even touch down alongside the next-generation of the iPad mini. However, if the latest rumours are to be believed, the iPad mini 2 release date may be pushed back due to Retina display issues.

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Via: Pocket-Lint

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