Numerous rumours have pointed towards Apple releasing a budget iPhone made with a plastic backing. We previously saw concept images of what a lower-cost iPhone would look like, but what about a phone with translucent backing taking a page from the iMac G3? Nickolay Lamm has posted some impressive concepts of what this would entail, in various colours:
We previously saw images posted by iLounge of an alleged lower cost iPhone prototype, which had curves similar to the iPod Classic. For these concepts posted above, a plastic-backed iPhone would essentially make an indestructible smartphone, aside from the glass used in the display. What do you think? Would Apple ever go back in time and release a retro-themed budget iPhone?