Another case post on BGR seems to confirm that the new iPhone 5 will take on this new design:
We should know for sure in a few minutes.
UPDATE: Well... that was longer than a few minutes... and while this may indeed be the case for the iPhone 5... Apple didn't announce one... just an iPhone 4S. So what is CaseMate and HardCandy going to do with these?
The Morning After: Wednesday, September 20th 2017
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