Photo Credit: Sonny Dickson
However, BGR reports that the handset was actually a fake from online mobile parts and accessories retailer TVC-Mall.com.
Sonny Dickson claims that there will be no black iPhone 5C.
The device will be launched in the five colors that have appeared in leaked images lately, namely white, blue, pink, yellow and green.
The same Sonny Dickson published almost 70 photos of the device on his blog this week.