In 20 years of Apple's coverage, I think it's a first: the FCC seems to have released photos of an original iPhone X gold. First spotted by 9to5Mac these photos are part of an FCC folder for a "Apple Inc. Smartphe -E3161A", and clearly show a gold-colored device where no device of this type does not currently exist.
All in all, there were 6 photos included with the deposit, which are still available to date. They show the iPhone X iPhone from different angles with a rule for measurements. The photos are all stamped "Apple Proprietary and Cfidential", erreous because they are public
Golden iPhone X Photos
Here are two of the photos:
FCC Golden Image iPhone X
Another FCC image of an iPhone X d 39
There were leaks last year that Apple was planning a third color for iPhone X, but the company ended up launching the device in just two (Space Gray and Silver). 9to5Mac noted that additial leaks have suggested that the third color was destroyed because Apple could not …