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Published on September 10th, 2013 | by Gizmodo

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Apple’s iPhone 5C Case Looks Like a Cheese Grater Made for a Toddler

Just because Apple now has a mid-range phone that they’re hocking for cheaper doesn’t mean it’s not getting the same love and attention it deserves. Case in point: the “cool line of custom cases just for the 5C” that show off the contrasting colors with 35 circular cutouts.

Just because Apple now has a mid-range phone that they’re hocking for cheaper doesn’t mean it’s not getting the same love and attention it deserves. Case in point: the “cool line of custom cases just for the 5C” that show off the contrasting colors with 35 circular cutouts. Thirty-five. Circular. Cutouts.

Granted, these could look fine, assuming you get the same color as your iPhone 5C. But that’s not the point—Apple wants you to mix-and-match! Or more explicitly, it wants you to carry around what looks like a tool that lets infants work on their hand-eye coordination. A+ for self-improvement, I guess.

Apple's iPhone 5C Case Looks Like a Cheese Grater Made for a Toddler

Being the fancy phone, though, the iPhone 5S naturally gets a nicer case, a more adult case—a leather case.

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They look like they could be ok! The colors are great, but the fact that they’re leather certainly makes a statement—this is Apple’s expensive phone, and it comes with expensive accessories made of expensive materials because status. Alternative statement: F*ck you, PETA.

Photo Credit: Alex Washburn/WIRED

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