"The photo annotations do include reference to an 'LCD display' which is a little strange as the iPhone X uses an OLED panel. Other than that, it resembles an iPhone X in every way," the report added.
The documents filed with the FCC reportedly suggest the photos were taken as much as several months ahead of the iPhone X unveiling in September, 2017.
Given the timing of the document, it is likely that the iPhone-maker planned on releasing the iPhone X in three colours - gold, silver and space gray - however was ultimately forced to shelve the gold colour option ahead of release due to production issues according to MacRumors.
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