The iPhone C name comes from a leaked photograph said to show iPhone C packaging. What could the C stand for, we doubt Apple would want to describe the new device as "cheap" so we're wondering if the "C" in the name could stand for "colour".
Apple could even call the next iPhone The New iPhone. Most people were convinced the iPad that launched in March 2012 would be called iPad 3, but Apple named it The New iPad. By the time Apple launched it's next iPad the company had clearly realised that it had been a stupid name. Although while most people insist on calling the iPad with Retina Display the iPad 4, it's the Retina Display that Apple's hoping to highlight (even though the iPad 3, I mean The New iPad, had one of those).
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