The same design is also expected to adorn Apple's other two, more premium iPhone Xs models, which are expected to feature 5.8- and 6.5-inch Super Retina AMOLED displays, respectively, in addition to dual-lens, TrueDepth cameras, and a premium stainless steel construction.
According to reports, Apple will also launch a cheaper version of the iPhone X design, unifying the entire 2018 iPhone line with the notched screen and Face ID facial recognition, dropping the Touch ID fingerprint scanner and home button. This move seems to be aimed at making a dent in the Android flagship market.
There's a lot of pent-up excitement among the Apple community this week, as we draw closer (literally 48-hours away!) to the company's anticipated September 12 product unveiling event. This year is no different, with everyone guessing what the new iPhones could be called.
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"In our view, changing display sizes with a new iPhone rollout (vs. last year's 5.8-inch iPhone X, 5.5-inch iPhone 8 Plus and 4.7-inch iPhone 8) provides a catalyst for incremental consumer upgrades", White added in the investor note.
It'd be a pretty sensible move, though not an especially Apple-like one.
For the 2018 iPad Pro, Kuo expects Apple to replace the Lightning connector with USB-C.
If you are in desperate need of an iPhone upgrade now is a very good time. It will also use aluminum instead of stainless steel edges, and come in several additional colors.
There have been reports that Apple's now-mythical AirPower wireless charger that can charge your iPhone, Apple Watch and AirPods simultaneously will finally be given a release date.