Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) aficionados have been eagerly waiting to get updates on the next big thing from the company. The tech major won’t disappoint its fans as it has lined up a number of devices -- the next version of the iPhone, a smartwatch dubbed iWatch, a retina display MacBook Air, and an iPad Pro. Of all the upcoming releases, iPhone 6 holds the most important position as it’s the biggest revenue driver for the company.
The Cupertino tech giant attracts plenty of headlines based on widespread speculations as it gives little or no information about its new devices. Lot of guesswork is going around the highly anticipated iPhone 6, expected to release this fall. So, what are the latest rumors that have caught Apple enthusiasts’ curiosity?
The Word Around
Apple hasn’t disclosed the release date of its flagship product -- something very typical of the company. Also, in the absence of any information on the configuration and design of the smartphone, there’s lot of buzz going around, the most exciting of which is the bigger screen. Apple is likely to sport a bigger screen this time to match the likes of other smartphone majors including Samsung (SSNLF) and Google (NASDAQ:GOOG). The smartphone space is getting increasingly competitive with other players eating into the Cupertino’s market share.
According to reports, Apple would launch the handset in two variants – one with 4.7-inch screen, and the other with 5.5 inch. The larger of the two screens is being developed to take on Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and other similar handsets in the market. iPhone 6 is expected to be the slimmest and fastest of all the versions released by Apple till date. This could help the company boost sales and regain its lost market share.
While Apple continues to shroud its new products in secrecy, design and accessory company Brikk is all set to make iPhone 6 more extravagant.
Brikk’s Plan for iPhone 6
Brikk has started taking orders for iPhone 6, which would be made available by the Los Angeles-based company in 14 different luxury versions. The company would offer the 4.7-inch 128 GB iPhone version in 24-carat pink gold, 24-carat yellow gold, and pure platinum. The manufacturer of couture products could also add white diamonds at the back of the phone, on the logo of Apple and make it look more exclusive, depending on customer demand.
The Lux iPhone 6, Source: Brikk
Brikk’s website has already started taking pre-orders for the smartphone. However, the company has given a disclaimer that notifies:
“Specifications, images and information cannot be guaranteed and is subject to change based on the actual release of the iPhone 6 by Apple Corporation.”
For pre-ordering, the buyer is required to make a non-refundable payment of $500. The price of the plated models will be around $4,495, while plated models with embedded diamonds will cost $8,395. Brikk will ship the phone in a metal box with standard accessories and a user guide. Once the iPhone is released, Brikk will take nearly three to four weeks to prepare and ship the handset to its buyers. Along with this, the company would also give a warranty for one year. Brikk’s finest lot of engineers would be working on the phone to make it more exquisite.
Though Apple has not made the release of iPhone’s next version official, Brikk is out with the its plan to accessorize the handset. The price proposed by Brikk may be very high, but the company has an exclusive clientele across the globe willing to pay the premium for such an exclusive offering. It would be exciting to watch how Brikk enhances the appeal of Apple’s flagship product.