Apple Inc. NASDAQ:AAPL isn’t expected to introduce the iPhone 6 until next month, but that doesn’t stop some case makers from trying to cash in ahead of time.
Accessory maker prepares for iPhone 6 release
Spigen (a Korean-based phone case maker) recently introduced a product page for iPhone 6 cases featuring rendered images of just how the phone would fit into the cases. According to Spigen, the cases were made based on leaked data from purported iPhone specifications.
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Recent reports speculate the tech company will unveil a 4.7 inch iPhone with a larger display. It’s also speculated the smartphone leader will launch a 5.5 inch iPhone, however there is no word on when it could debut. As more smartphone users gravitate towards phablet-style phones, the tech giant needs to step up game with a larger iPhone.
The phone cases displayed on Spigen were designed for the 4.7 inch variety. There are four variants of this case including two thin-fit cases, an ultra-hybrid case, and tough armor case. The first two cases retail for $15 each, the ultra-hybrid case retails for $25, and the last case costs $35. All the cases are available in an array of colors.
Anticipation for iPhone 6 launch
Since Apple has yet to introduce the next great smartphone, there is no way to tell if Spigen’s cases will fit the upcoming phone. Fortunately, fans shouldn’t have to wait much longer as new reports indicate Apple is in the last quality control stage before mass production. This report comes from a Chinese media source and it claims the iPhone maker is working with Foxconn to produce a small number of units ensuring quality control standards are up to par.
The Cupertino-based tech giant will soon start mass production of the iPhone 6 via the company’s various supply partners. In July, there were reports Apple started mass production for the iPhone 6.