China Mobile roadmap reveals iPhone 7c launch date


A concept rendering of the iPhone 6c.
A concept rendering of the iPhone 6c.
Photo: Martin Hajek

The biggest wireless carrier in the world may have just revealed when the iPhone 6c 7c will finally launch.

Rumors of the iPhone 7c have been heating up the rumormill for months now, and with the device’s big unveiling supposedly just around the corner, it appears that China Mobile has accidentally confirmed to the world that the new low-cost iPhone will arrive by April 2016.

At an event held a few days ago, China Mobile showed a product roadmap that claims Apple’s upcoming 4-inch iPhone will hit mainland China in April and that it will cost will cost 3200 Chinese yuan (about $500). It’s unclear if that’s when the device will be available worldwide.


The iPhone 6c (or 7c) is expected to come in an all aluminum frame similar to the design of the iPhone 5s. It’s 4-inch display will likely pack a 1136 x 640 resolution. Other features will likely include NFC for Apple Pay, an 8MP rear camera, an A9 processor, and Touch ID.

  • Victor

    Take my money!!!

  • Storm

    Put my name down for one, but a screen size of 1136 x 649 would be pretty unusual. Or do you mean 1136 x *640*?

    • BusterH

      yes! sorry. type

  • bdkennedy11

    They wouldn’t name it 7c before the launch of the flagship iPhone 7.

  • Taha

    China is the one who always make the world fool lols