While mining companies bemoan falling gold prices, Apple is looking to take advantage: Rumor has it that the tech corporation is planning on making a gold iPhone.
Just kidding – sort of. Apple is allegedly preparing a gold-COLOURED iPhone … not as exciting as the real thing but exciting enough to have some people on Twitter talking.
Here are some Twitter gems about the (potential) new gold member of the Apple family.
— Rob G (@robgnyc) August 19, 2013
There's zero chance that Jobs would have signed off on a GOLD #iPhone.
— Matt McPhail (@TheMattMac) August 19, 2013
— Paul Hess (@idea2go) August 19, 2013
I saw a prototype of the Gold iPhone, it looks like C3PO's codpiece. — Downtown Josh Brown (@ReformedBroker) August 19, 2013
Import of Gold plated iPhone is the biggest threat Indian economy faces next.
— Faking News (@fakingnews) August 19, 2013
And what would an iPhone rumour be without hate from the Android camp?
— The Immaculate J (@theimmaculatej) August 19, 2013
Of course, the introduction of a gold iPhone would lead to a slew of first world problems. As tweeted by @luche21,
Aside from the snazzy colour, the newest iPhone is also rumored to have a fingerprint sensor, larger screen and a lower price tag.
But why wait? Gizmodo reports how you can make your existing iPhone gold without Apple's help, starting at just $6,250.