Three new iPhones (and plenty of other products) are expected to be the highlights at Apple's big Sept. 12 media event on Wednesday, and we've rounded up weeks and months worth of rumors about them below. Despite the event being tomorrow, last-minute reports, rumors and predictions are surfacing almost hourly.On Monday, a new report from Bloomberg's Mark Gurman validates much of what we already expect for Sept. 12 but also suggests that the 6.1-inch LCD iPhone may be called the "iPhone XR," and -- according to at least one analyst Gurman cites -- it could be priced anywhere from $699 to $849. The phone, which is expected to use "aluminum instead of stainless steel edges" may ship in "limited quantities" to start.Read at Bloomberg: Apple to Kick Off Product Blitz With iPhone XS Line, New WatchesThe Bloomberg story was followed immediately by a fresh research note (reported by MacRumors) from TF International Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. In addition to reaffirming much of the … [Read more...] about All of the rumors for the new 2018 iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, iPhone XC, iPhone XR
A year after Apple made huge -- but pricey -- changes to its smartphone lineup with the iPhone X, it may finally have a redesigned, cheaper phone for the rest of us.The company plans to host an event at 10 a.m. PT on Wednesday at the Steve Jobs Theater on its campus in Cupertino, California. During the event, it likely will introduce three new iPhones, according to media reports. Two of the models, rumored to go by iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max, will include all the new bells and whistles. But for once, the most intriguing model out of the trio may be the most affordable. Apple is expected to introduce a device that looks like the iPhone X but uses cheaper components, like an LCD display instead of a more vibrant OLED screen, to keep the costs down, according to Bloomberg. Its rumored name, according to the publication, is the iPhone Xr. The publication said the new device will sport multiple colors and feature aluminum sides instead of stainless steel like the iPhone X. Now playing: … [Read more...] about Apple’s rumored low-cost iPhone XR may be the most intriguing iPhone
Apple season kicks off this week -- and this year's bounty could be plentiful. On Wednesday, we expect to see three new iPhones, including a new iPhone X, a supersized version called the iPhone XS Max and a less expensive variant possibly called the iPhone XR. That iPhone trio will take center stage in an event that's also expected to show off a new, bigger Apple Watch Series 4. New iPad Pros, new Macs and Apple's AirPower wireless charging accessory -- originally announced a year ago and never shipped -- are also possibilities. On Monday, a report from Bloomberg adds new specifics to some well-established iPhone rumors already in circulation. According to Mark Gurman, who has a good track record on these things, the next generation flagship will be called the iPhone XS and will feature an upgraded processor and cameras, and come in gold, gray and silver. A plus-sized version, the iPhone XS Max, will have a 6.5-inch display -- by far the largest screen Apple has used for … [Read more...] about iPhone XR, iPhone XS Max, iPad Pros, Macs and more: Everything Apple could announce on Sept. 12
2017 iPhone lineupWe are officially just two days away from Apple’s annual hardware event. Here, the brand will unveil its latest iPhone X-inspired models and, while all three are expected to go on sale next week, a new Bloomberg report is claiming that the cheapest of the trio will only be available in “limited quantities initially.”This limited availability is reportedly due to production setbacks that Apple faced early on in the manufacturing process with the LCD panel. Allegedly, there were multiple problems related to attaching the backlights to the actual LCD panel, something that has ultimately allowed Apple to ready only a limited quantity of devices for launch. Most recently, a leaked presentation claimed that Apple will market the LCD iPhone as the iPhone Xc. Interestingly, though, Bloomberg is backing the iPhone Xr branding, with the logic behind this name being that iPhone Xr comes before iPhone Xs. Regardless of its final name, though, the smartphone … [Read more...] about Bloomberg: 6.1-inch “iPhone Xr” to be available in limited quantities initially
Following last week’s apparent confirmation of the “iPhone Xs” name for the 5.8-inch sequel to Apple’s iPhone X, multiple reports claim that Apple has picked an unusual name for its 6.5-inch model: “iPhone Xs Max.” Published almost simultaneously, the claims from 9to5Mac and BGR are somewhat hard to take seriously, but presented for your consideration. Additionally, the name “iPhone Xr” is claimed to be the title of the 6.1-inch budget iPhone model. This story is breaking and will be updated shortly. Refresh for details. … [Read more...] about Is Apple really naming its next phones iPhone Xr and iPhone Xs Max?