Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) unannounced iPhone 6 can now be pre-ordered in 24-carat gold or platinum from manufacturer of luxury accessories Brikk. The official rollover of the much awaited phone will most probably be in September.
Hefty price tag for customized iPhone 6
Images of the Brikk customized iPhone 6 look similar to the previous photo leaks. These smartphones carry a price tag ranging from $4,495 for plated handsets to $8,395 for a model with Apple logo covered in diamonds. Those interested can also, get their phone coated in Pink Gold, besides Yellow gold and platinum finish.
Buyers can reserve the phone by paying $500 for the iPhone with 4.7” display and 128 GB built-in memory. Brikk would supposedly deliver the phones in 3-4 weeks after its official launch. According to the reports, Apple might debut its 128GB storage capacitated iPhone and bid farewell to the 16GB variant.
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“Images and information cannot be guaranteed and is subject to change based on the actual release of iPhone 6 by Apple Corporation,” notes the official Brikk’s listing.
iPhone 6 – Expected features of Apple device
Speculations are running wild that Apple would launch two variants of the iPhone 6 in two separate events. Also, the company is gearing up to roll much hyped iWatch along with the 5.5 inches bigger iPhone 6 in December. Earlier, a report stated that Apple has already assigned massive orders to the suppliers, which could be anywhere between 70 million and 80 million units.
Apple iPhone 6 is expected to come with a faster processor, the long-speculated NFC (Near Field Communication) chip, longer battery life, and an improved camera with optical image stabilization. Also, some of the latest report claim that the rumored sapphire glass display won’t be there in the iPhone. However, a report from Forbes suggests the material could be used by Apple at some point due to its improved scratch resistance and strength.
Forbes suggests it could still appear on an Apple design at some point due to its improved scratch resistance and strength.
Earlier this month, Apple witnessed its biggest earnings gain in nearly two years. The iPod sales declined a bit, but sale of the iPhones increased by 13% year over year to 35.2 million.