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Apple iPhone X gold clears FCC hurdle ahead of official launch

16 April 2018 2

From the look of the things, it seems like the Cupertino giant Apple is getting ready to announce the gold variant of iPhone X. The device clears FCC which means they are now officially eligible to release the device in the US. Apple filed the iPhone X gold variant documents back in September last year. The FCC listing images reveal the device dimensions from different angles.

In terms of looks, the iPhone X gold variant is pretty much similar to the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus gold variants. Another interesting thing which FCC listing reveals is that Apple prepared the filing back in July 2017 which indicates the company was initially planning to release this variant alongside Space gray and silver variants.

The device images and other details were available soon after the submission but due to the confidentiality clause, the device didn't show up for six months. One of the obvious reason behind the delay in gold variant could be production issues. Ahead of iPhone X official announcement, there were tons of reports suggesting Apple will be releasing their 10th anniversary iPhone in three colors. At that time the well-known KGI-securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo stated that Apple is facing production issues related to blush gold variant of iPhone X that's why they could delay its release until a later date.

At the moment it is still in the dark when Apple will be releasing the gold variant of the iPhone X. The launch will certainly help the company to boost the sales. Apple to hold WWDC 2018 event on June 4th, there are fair chances Apple could release a gold variant of iPhone X at that event. Stay tuned, we will keep you updated.



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