Apple finally revealed the launch date of upcoming 2018 iPhone and other products. Apple has sent out media invites for a special event at the Steve Jobs Theater at Apple Park campus in California on September 12th. Gold colour ring indicate new gold colour iPhone or showing off the company’s new circular head quarters, Apple Park. Rumours indicate that Apple launch 3 new iPhone this year.
According to the sources, iPhoneX successor comes with 5.8-inch OLED display, a larger variant ‘iPhone X Plus’ with a 6.5-inch OLED panel (iPhone XS) and third one is 6.1-inch lower-cost LCD model. 9to5Mac has revealed that the new iPhone will be called the iPhone XS. All three models comes with same Notch design, face Id and apple A12 processor. It will be available in multi colour options, Gold colour already confirmed.
Bloomberg says that Apple was finding it difficult to choose a new name for the new 2018 iPhones.
According to the Bloomberg latest report. The 5.8-inch iPhone X successor – reportedly codenamed D32 and Cheaper LCD 6.1 inch codenamed N84.
iPhone 2018 pricing and availability
German website Macerkopf claimed that the new iPhones will be available to pre-order on Friday 14 September and the phone will go on sale on September 21 or September 28 (Friday).
According to Ming-Chi Kuo the 5.8 and 6.5-inch OLED iPhones will be available in September while 6.1- inch iphone facing some production issues. Ming-Chi Kuo also predict that 5.8-inch “iPhone X” will be around $800-$900, 6.5-inch “iPhone X Plus” will cost $900-$1,000 and 6.1-inch LCD model will be around $600-$700.
New Pricing and Naming – iPhoneXs ($899 for 64GB), iPhone Xs Max ($999 for 64GB), iPhone Xr $699 for 64GB)
2018 iPhone Specification
All screen design like iPhone X, face Id, bezel less design, smaller notch and no home button.
Glass back design – a new report says that the OLED model comes with glass back while LCD model comes with metal back design.
Screen size – 5.8-inch, 6.1-inch and 6.5-inch (recent reports)
Screen resolution – In recent IOS 12 Beta 5 reference to a screen resolution of 2,688 x 1,242 ( 2017 iPhoneX has 2,436 x 1125 at 459ppi)
Processor – Apple A12 processor based on 7 nanometer design which is faster and smaller than last year A11 processor.
RAM – according to Ming-Chi Kuo, new iPhone comes with 4GB of RAM.
Storage – New iPhone may have 512GB storage option.
Dual-SIM iPhone – Ming-Chi Kuo has also said that the 6.1-inch LCD iPhone and the 6.5-inch iPhone X Plus will support dual-SIM. But it may exclusively available for Chinese Market.
Battery – The new models with LCD pannel will have a 2850-2950 mAh battery with support of 18W USB C charger.
Face Id – all new 2018 iPhones have face Id
3D Touch – 3D Touch will not feature on the 6.1-inch LCD iPhone in 2018 according to KGI Report.
Apple Pencil Support – after iPad, 2018 iPhone may support Apple Pencil reports says.