Maybe we can manifest our way to a pink iPhone 13. What do you think, Apple?


This render of a pink iPhone 13 was posted on Instagram earlier than going viral on Twitter.


iPhone 13 rumors are coming quick and livid, particularly people who pertain to the telephone’s alleged design. Two new shade rumors have particularly obtained the web in a tizzy: pink and matte black. Desires of a bubblegum pink iPhone 13 all began with an Instagram publish. Artist and Instagrammer Ali Sayed Ali, who makes a speciality of 3D fashions and renders (largely of iPhones), posted a photograph again in February displaying a really ~aesthetic~ pink iPhone surrounded by what seems to be different pink Apple equipment (AirPodsAirPods Max and an iPhone case). “Ought to we begin seeing these colours extra typically?” the caption mentioned. 

It was solely a matter of time earlier than the good algorithm within the sky introduced millennial pink and iPhone leaks collectively in capitalist matrimony. 

Learn extra: This is how we expect the iPhone 13 will evaluate to the iPhone 12

On Might 5, a Twitter account referred to as Peng Phones created a frenzy when it tweeted the identical picture with out sourcing, referring to it as a “Rose Pink” iPhone 13 Professional Max render and teasing a December 2021 launch date for the colour possibility. (Subsequent tweets from the identical account additionally point out November 2021 releases for “Pink,””Rose Pink” and even “Rosegold Pink” iPhones.) The tweet netted over 40,000 likes and greater than 30,000 retweets, inflicting searches for “pink iPhone 13” to spike. The picture has since been faraway from the tweet for copyright violation.

A lot of the Twitter response was of the skeptical selection:

However nonetheless, many Twitter responses expressed hope (or at the least a capitulation to capitalism that one might interpret as shopping for intent): “Capitalism is bad but the pink iphone is so sexy,” one particular person tweeted. Another just tweeted “manifesting” between two candle emoji with a picture of not solely a pink iPhone 13, however a pink Nintendo Swap, too. 


One other render of a pink iPhone that is been going round Twitter.


This rumor is definitely extra of an iPhone want record merchandise because the unique creator of the picture says she created it only for enjoyable. However that does not cease us (and the aesthetic devotees of social media) from questioning about its plausibility anyway. Might Apple really make the pink iPhone occur?

The veracity of the alleged launch dates and shade names tweeted by Peng Telephones is fairly exhausting to vouch for, not having originated or been corroborated by notable leakers with stable Apple-leak monitor information, and particularly as a result of the picture within the tweet was merely fan artwork.

However the variation in shade and launch dates really is not outdoors the realm of risk. Apple’s iPhone 12 launch schedule was nearly as sophisticated as its worth construction, with the iPhone 12 and 12 Professional arriving sooner than the iPhone 12 Professional Max and Mini. And Apple’s Professional line, the iPhone 12 Professional and Professional Max, come in numerous colours than the iPhone 12 and 12 Mini, too:

iPhone 12 Professional and Professional Max colours

  • Silver
  • Graphite
  • Gold
  • Pacific blue

iPhone 12 and 12 Mini colours

  • Black
  • White
  • Blue
  • Inexperienced
  • Product purple
  • Purple

Apple hasn’t formally mentioned something about both a launch date or any shade choices for the iPhone 13 (if that is even what it is referred to as), so proper now we are able to solely speculate. However the odds of a pink iPhone 13 popping out in 2021? They are not horrible. 

First, this would not be the primary time Apple has launched a pink iPhone. The iPhone 5C, launched in 2013, was accessible in pink. 2018’s iPhone XR got here in coral, and the iPhone 6S from 2015 was bought in rose gold. Pink has been a preferred shade for tech ever since. Simply this previous February, Samsung additionally launched phantom pink and phantom violet fashions of its flagship Galaxy S21 telephone, with a extra metallic sheen than the iPhone 13 render.

Purple iPhone 12

Apple’s purple iPhone 12, unveiled in April alongside a colourful array of iMacs.

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And second, Apple simply launched a new purple shade possibility for the iPhone 12, one other bone thrown to the aesthetic crowd. In truth, Apple additionally unveiled a redesigned iMac at an April digital occasion accessible in quite a lot of throwback hues to match the corporate’s rainbow emblem of yore. A kind of iMac colours is, you guessed it, pink.

pink Apple iMac 2021

The pink iMac, unveiled at Apple’s Spring Loaded occasion in April.


Apple does normally swap out one iPhone shade from era to era, leaving the remaining constant. So it is potential candy-colored pop of pink might oust the iPhone 12’s deep blue or mint inexperienced (and even the new purple). 

We cannot discover out for positive till Apple pronounces the iPhone 13 (seemingly in September). Till then, comply with together with all the juiciest iPhone 13 rumors right here. And within the occasion that Apple does not make our aesthetic goals come true? You’ll be able to at all times simply purchase a pink telephone case.