Insider sources allege that Apple will first unveil a refreshed iMac lineup, complete with Retina Display, before the iPhone 5 announcement. Whether or not that be the case, there’s no denying that this handset’s brushed metal backplate is sheer eye candy, and it doesn’t look half bad in white either. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

If the new iPhone 2012 looks beautiful in black – in all its 80s Sony-ish glory – the white model [is] even prettier. The aluminum and chrome unibody with the white accents looks just gorgeous.

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