What other iPhone 5c colors would you like to see? Black, red, purple, orange? [Poll]

What other iPhone 5c colors would you like to see? Black, red, purple, orange? [Poll]

Apple has only just released the iPhone 5c, and also only just released it in white, yellow, green, blue, and pink, but now that they've gone multi-chromatic, there's an entire spectrum of hues and shades they could add to the lineup. The iPods have been colorful for years, and some of those years has seen Apple add new colors, or tweak existing colors, so there's no reason they couldn't do so with the iPhone 5c as well. Next year, there could be entirely new shades.

Or perhaps earlier? Apple has seen their once-yearly product update cycle lead to months of slower sales, and counter-programming by the competition before. Could they release new colors at some mid-point to help keep up excitement throughout the year? I don't recall Apple adding new colors mid-cycle before,, but they did add a new 128gb model to the iPad 4 lineup earlier this year, so you can never say never.

If Apple did increase the iPhone 5c color palette, which colors would you like to see? (Product) Red? Orange for former CrackBerry addicts? Purple like Samuel L. Jackson's lightsaber? Cyan for Nokia transplants? Magenta for T-Mobile? Navy or real pink? If you could get an iPhone 5c in any other color, what would it be?

Vote in the poll up top and tell me all about your dream color in the comments below.

iPhone 5c

iPhone 5c
Apple's first popular iPhone with a 4-inch in-cell display, LTE 4G, and BT 4.0 LE. Fun features include:

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Released
September, 2013

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iPhone 5s, iPhone 4s

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iPhone 6 (rumored)
Fall, 2014

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DeerSteak says:

M&M-style candy-shell red seems like it would clash a bit with iOS7. The coral makes more sense in this pastel world.

But I'd go black.

Nathan Bael says:

To fit with iOS 7 they should just make one of the phones have a gradient color.

Michael Antkowiak says:

i'm actually surprised they didn't

bettiol says:

My vote goes to Ernie (from Sesame Street) orange.

Heremyjopke says:

I love how the thumb nail when clicking on the article shows a purple phone yet when it opens it's yellow. Misleading and fail.

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lee.michael.f92 says:

I want to see both black and white... But in MATTE Colorways.

stewm says:

Matte Black would be wonderful, probably wouldn't happen but oh well. the darker colors tend to show lighter swirls especially with polymers produced from two liquid monomers and injected into a high temperature mold though I am not as familiar with the PC manufacturing process.

Nathan Bael says:

No, no, no. Purple is where it is at. My brother bought the 5c and I picked up a 5s. Have to admit, I wish the 5s had the plastic option. I also like the heft the 5c has to it over the 5s.

EDIT: Forgot to add that the only problem I have with the plastic shell is that it is super slippery, at least his blue one is. Way too slippery for me. I almost dropped his phone because of it.

Peter Cohen says:

^^^ THIS. PURPLE. PURPLE FTW.

EPJS says:

Red. They should have definitly done one in red.

KrispyKrink says:

Non pastel colors. A nice royal blue would be nice.

Bl00dRunzC0ld says:

I'd like to see a gray one and red one.

MrJustastic says:

What I would REALLY like to see is the colour treatment applied to some other apple products.

Specifically the iPad Mini C in the classic iBook Orange!! Sweet!

MrJustastic says:

Just thinking more on it.. I love the throwback idea.. Are there any cases that do this effect already?

iBoricua says:

How about a grey iPhone 5c?!? I think it would look pretty nice!

Manfredgensenden says:

Dark blue

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jmr1015 says:

Carbon Fiber or Carbon Kevlar

techbear22#WN says:

How about chameleon - changes color based on your location or you can change it manually to various colors under settings.

ndogdrumz says:

I wonder if the 5c will be easy to change the back to a different color.

Georgiajones1234 says:

Aqua aqua getting one for chrostmas and need AQUA !!

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Craig Golding says:

Zebra stripes/tiger/leopard print would be sickkk!!!!! I'm getting the 5S because the plastic of the C would feel cheap for me. Plus my hands sweat easily so I would drop the C every time I use it because it's slippery. I must say Though I would've gotten one if it came in my birthstone, turquoise :)

kattarina says:

I´m usually a sucker for pink but that salmon pink-orange-ish is just awful! I would like a strong pink like cerise. Plum purple or turqoise are two other options that i would welcome!

Craig Golding says:

My grandparents would drool over a red wine coloured one!

Powee says:

First off I like the 5c.

The color choose aren't bad in theory but the shade suck. Even blue, granted I have the yellow, which doesn't look to bad could be better. I think it would have been better if they have gone in a more of a crayon tone for the colors.

In terms of color chose no red or black. I mean I thought black was like a standard for phones. Red I would have though it would be a no brainer. I'm pretty sure red would fly off the the shelves.

I'm kinda surprise that the phone isn't one color. I mean with all the place able to color convert the phone I'm really really surprise that front screen isn't yellow, pink, white, green or blue to match the phone and is not just the generic black. I'm also kinda surprise that it's not white.

Summer Strasser says:

I think that the iPhone 5c should come in shades of colors, not just block colors. I lot of people these days like shades, not basics. Lavender and Mint should be an iPhone 5c color. I lot of people like those colors.

I have the iPhone 5c Coral, and my parents are not going to buy me a new color. But I lot of my friends would love those colors.