Much like this year, Apple is expected to announce three iPhones in 2018, one of them will be the iPhone X Plus.
As per KGI’s analyst Ming-Chi Kuo Apple will manage to sell over 22 million Apple’s anniversary edition aka iPhone X units in the last quarter of the ongoing year. Kuo — in his latest revelation said that iPhone X has stolen the limelight as iPhone 8’s demand has gone down and people are more likely liking the anniversary edition. Kuo had earlier confirmed that Apple has already started working on next year’s iPhones. As per his predictions — which is often accurate when it comes to Apple, the company is expected announced three iPhones in the upcoming year — much similar to this year, one among them will be iPhone X Plus.
Kuo earlier informed us that all the three iPhones coming next year will be packed with an OLED display — much like the iPhone X. With new rumours coming to the table, Kuo now reveals some more specification details about 2018 iPhones. Alongside the specs, he also suggests the approx price of the phones and shipment information as well.
According to Kuo, 2018’s iPhones are expected to resemble the iPhone X. This means that upcoming iPhones are going to keep the design of the iPhone X intact, which also mean that the devices will come with a bezel-less display. All the 2018 iPhones are also said to feature the TrueDepth camera system on the front like the iPhone X.
Apple is expected to announce three iPhones in 2018, wherein one will feature a 5.8-inch display with 458 pixels resolution. While the second iPhone will continue to have a resolution of 1125×2436 and sport a 6.5-inch display. The third iPhone of 2018 is expected to feature a 6.1-inch screen.
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According to Mac rumours, the 6.1 and 6.5-inch iPhones will come with OLED displays; while on the other hand, the 5.8-inch will supposedly come with TFT-LCD display. The OLED display iPhones are expected to target the high-end market, while the TFT-LCD display will specifically be for the low-end and midrange markets.
Going by the rumours, the 6.5-inch iPhone will tentatively be called the iPhone X Plus. While on the other hand, the 6.1-inch LCD model will come with an iPhone X form factor but will be available at a much cheaper price.
Coming to 5.8-inch iPhone — Kuo says that the device will come with glass and stainless steel design. However, he surprisingly mentions that this iPhone model will not include features like Touch ID, 3D sensing, and a few more features.
Hinting at the approx price Kuo says that the 6.1-inch iPhone can be priced between $649 to $749 — which is roughly around Rs 50,000. He didn’t reveal any pricing details of the other two iPhones as of yet.
Alongside the specs details, Kuo also throws some light on the launch timeline of the next year’s iPhones. According to him, like this year, Apple will announce 2018’s iPhones without any delays.