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iPhone 5c cases already showing up for some pre-order customers

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Ahead of this week's launch of the iPhone 5c, some customers who pre-ordered the device are finding that their colorful phone covers are arriving just a bit ahead of time.



Apple's silicon-rubber iPhone 5c cases are an integral part in how the company is marketing the lower-cost model, and iLounge reports that some customers are already seeing pre-ordered cases arriving. Apple has been heavily pushing the first-party covers as a way of allowing users to further differentiate their colorful new iPhones.

The 5c case retails for $29 on Apple's site. Its design allows for easy access to all of the iPhone 5c's controls, including the sleep/wake button and volume buttons. The main feature of the case is an essentially polka-dotted section that allows the color of the actual iPhone 5c unit to show through. In total, there are 30 possible phone-cover color combinations.

iPhone 5c cases are now showing a shipping lead time of 1-2 weeks on the U.S. Apple Store. The iPhone 5c, along with the iPhone 5s, will launch on Sept. 20.
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Is this much news that a $30 (or so) case ships quicker than its $550 phone?
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well it got you to click on it didnt it?

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The cases are silicone rubber, not silicon. I have a friend who would often talk about silicone valley, which made me smile.
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well it got you to click on it didnt it?

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I saw the word 'cases' too late. I had already clicked on it. Oh well, whatever it takes to keep AI going.
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The cases are silicone rubber, not silicon. I have a friend who would often talk about silicone valley, which made me smile.
That's Hollywood.

How can the MSM spin this: 5C cases more popular than the 5C.

It doesn't have to make sense but get page views.
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The cases are silicone rubber, not silicon. I have a friend who would often talk about silicone valley, which made me smile.

Best place for motorboating.
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post #8 of 13
It should be called the "hon" case.
post #9 of 13
Did they come with Hello Kitty Stickers... Squeeeeeeee!
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I never saw these cases in any rumors prior to release. At least Apple kept the cases under wraps.
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Originally Posted by connector View Post

It should be called the "hon" case.

Believe it or not, there will be other cases available if you do not like these. However I do not see many Nexus 4 cases in UK shops.
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Believe it or not, there will be other cases available if you do not like these. However I do not see many Nexus 4 cases in UK shops.

That's because Android is open and the users can create their own cases. /s
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It should be called the "hon" case.

 

Who really cares? Do people really routinely stare at the back of their phones?

 

Talk about a first-world problem...

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