It was only a matter of time before the great algorithm in the sky brought millennial pink and together in capitalist matrimony. On May 5, a Twitter account called Peng Phones created a frenzy when it tweeted a photo of a pink Pro Max render that looked like it was dreamed up by the same people who brought us .
The phone, its color referred to as “Rose Pink” in the tweet, is surrounded by what appears to be other pink Apple accessories:, , an . Peng Phones teased a December 2021 release date for the color option, though subsequent tweets from the same account also mention November 2021 releases for “Pink,” “Rose Pink” and even “Rosegold Pink” iPhones.
The variation in color and release date wouldn’t be a complete surprise.release schedule was almost as complicated as its price structure, with the iPhone 12 and 12 Pro arriving earlier than the and Mini. And Apple’s Pro line, the iPhone 12 Pro and Pro Max, come in different colors than the iPhone 12 and , too:
iPhone 12 Pro and Pro Max colors:
- Pacific blue
iPhone 12 and 12 Mini colors:
- Product red
The veracity of this rumor is pretty hard to vouch for, not having originated or been corroborated by notable leakers with solid Apple-leak track records, and it’s certainly easy enough for anyone on Twitter to alter an image and call it a “leaked render.” A lot of the Twitter churn was of the skeptical variety:
But still, many Twitter reactions expressed hope (or at least a capitulation to capitalism that one could interpret as buying intent): “Capitalism is bad but the pink iphone is so sexy,” one person tweeted. Another just tweeted “manifesting” between two candle emoji with an image of not only a pink iPhone 13, but a pink , too.
Apple hasn’t officially said anything about either aor any (if that’s even ), so right now we can only speculate. But the odds of a pink iPhone 13 coming out in 2021? They’re not terrible.
First, this wouldn’t be the first time Apple has released a pink iPhone. The, released in 2013, was available in pink. 2018’s came in coral, and the from 2015 was sold in rose gold. . Just this past February, Samsung also released models of its flagship phone, with a more metallic sheen than the iPhone 13 render.
And second, Apple just released a, another bone thrown to the . In fact, Apple also unveiled a at an April virtual event to match the company’s . One of those iMac colors is, you guessed it, pink.
from generation to generation, leaving the rest consistent. So it’s possible that a candy-colored pop of pink could oust the iPhone 12’s deep blue or mint green (or even the ).
We won’t find out for sure until. Until then, follow along with all . And in the event that Apple doesn’t make our aesthetic dreams come true? You can always just buy a pink .