It is widely known that Apple will be unveiling its 2018 iPhone lineup in September but when exactly? The Cupertino company tends to unveil its new iPhones in the first half of September and then release the devices to the public in the third or fourth week.
2018 iPhones: Release Date, New Features, Rumors, and More
Taking advantage of screen real estate is important, especially when companies like Apple are shrinking bezels and offering up more of it.
After photos of the dummy units of the 6.1-inch LCD iPhone and the iPhone X Plus made their way to the internet over the weekend, a video has surfaced courtesy of @Onleaks which provides a detailed hands-on look at both devices.
Apple yesterday rolled out the iOS 12 beta 5 update for developers and advanced users. With less than two months to go for the final version of iOS 12 to drop, the company is now working on giving the OS the final finishing touches. Among other changes, the latest iOS 12 beta also confirms that Apple is indeed working on an iPhone with dual-SIM connectivity.
Alleged photos of the dummy units of the 6.1-inch and 6.5-inch 2018 iPhones have made their way to the internet from China. The leaked images show the dummy units in all their glory.
Corroborating a previous report from the beginning of this year, Macotakara reports that the 6.1-inch LCD iPhone from Apple will make use of a Full Active LCD and ‘Japan Pixel Eyes’ touch sensor from Japan Display.
Apple is reportedly planning on unveiling the 6.1-inch LCD iPhone in a multitude of colors. As per analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, these colors would be Gold, Grey, White, Blue, Red, and Orange. While today’s Mac Otakara report confirms that Apple indeed plans on launching the 6.1-inch iPhone in a variety of colors, its color options are different from that of Kuo.
Ahead of the 2018 iPhone launch from Apple in September, the company’s key supplier — Foxconn — has started hiring more workers for its iPhone assembly plants in China. The company is reportedly offering a one-time bonus of up to CNY 2,000 (~$300) to workers who renew their contracts.
Apple is rumored to bundle an 18W USB-C charger with its 2018 iPhones. While that’s certainly good news, the company is reportedly planning on clamping down support for counterfeit and low quality third-party USB-C chargers.
Rumors indicate that Apple will be bundling an 18W USB-C fast charger with the 2018 iPhones. The charger has also leaked in 3D renderings and real-life photos thereby confirming that it is indeed real. A new report now provides more details about the fast charger and says that Apple will not be selling it independently at first.