It is painfully clear at this point that, though the iPhone 5 is pretty resilient to impacts, and can keep functioning through a lot of punishment, its facade is just a wee bit delicate, and especially along that beveled edge, the handset can’t seem to help but pick up a few battle scars. The obvious solution might seem to slap a bumper on that baby, but if you head on down to the local Apple Store with such a goal in mind, you’re going to end up coming home empty handed. Even with the iPhone 5 on the shelves for weeks now, Apple has yet to start selling any case accessories. A new rumor suggests that could be changing soon, as Apple start certifying third-party cases.

Supposedly, Apple Stores could start carrying such gear during the week of October 22. Though Apple still wouldn’t have an iPhone 5 cover of its own, just carrying compatible cases manufactured by other companies would make them that much more available to new iPhone 5 customers. They may not be able to make the phone’s aluminum any more scratch-resistant, but hopefully they can at least prevent those scratches from even having the chance to happen in the first place.

Source: 9to5 Mac
Via: CNET

You May Also Like
Xiaomi Mi A3
Redmi 10X visits Geekbench with 6GB of RAM
It could be powered by the Helio G70 SoC.
The design of the Samsung Galaxy Note 20 has been revealed
It seems that the new Samsung Galaxy Note 20 will come with a centered punch-hole selfie camera after all
Nokia 8.3 5G
Nokia 8.3 5G official promo video released, launch imminent
Nokia Mobile’s Twitter handle has released a new teaser video that points to the imminent launch of Nokia 8.3 5G.