Apple hasn’t released its newer iPhones in deep black colour variants in recent times. The company got a patent last year for layering up anodized metal with matte black colour. The new colour option could be the successful implementation of the said patent.
It has also been said that the tech giant earlier considered orange and bronze colour options for its upcoming flagship.
The iPhone 12 and 12 Mini come in White, Black, Blue, Green and Product Red colour options while the iPhone 12 Pro and 12 Pro Max come in Pacific Blue, Gold, Graphite and Silver colour options. If we talk about the previous generation of the iPhones, the iPhone 11 comes in Black, Green, Purple, Red, White and Yellow while the iPhone 11 Pro comes in Gold, Space Grey and Silver. The top-end model, the iPhone 11 Pro Max, comes in Gold, Midnight Green, Space Grey and Silver.