So far, we have heard rumors pointing towards Apple releasing three new iPhone variants: two of them featuring an OLED display and a third cheaper model with a 6.1-inch LCD display. However, a new DigiTimes report claims that Apple is working on four new iPhone models for 2018.
Apple today previewed iOS 11.3 ahead of its release in spring this year. The upcoming point release of iOS 11 will come with plenty of new features which includes a detailed battery health menu.
The bezel-less design of the iPhone X already give it a very futuristic look but the latest renders of the 2018 iPhone X from iDrop News show a further refinement of this design which includes a small bezel and notch.
Survey Data Claims iPhone X Accounted for 20 Percent of Total iPhone Sales in the United States in Q4 2017
In his latest investor note, Apple analyst Ming Chi Kuo from KGI Securities claims that Apple will ship around 18 million iPhone X units in the first quarter of 2018. This is a far lower number than what other analysts have predicted for the same period.
Apple has rolled out a new design for the App Store links of iOS and macOS on the web. The new design is based on the revamped App Store that Apple debuted with iOS 11 last year.
Report: iPhone 8 Sales Lower Than Expected; Apple Vendors Reduce Component Production As Sales Slowdown
A new report claims that Sharp and Japan Display are also gearing up to get OLED orders from Apple this year. Right now, Samsung is the sole supplier of OLED panels to Apple, with LG Display expected to join the supply chain this year.
iPhone 6 Shows Huge Drop in Performance after iOS 11.2.2 Update Thanks to Meltdown and Spectre Patch
Apple recently released the iOS 11.2.2 update containing security patches for Meltdown and Spectre — two major CPU vulnerabilities that were revealed to the public at the beginning of this year. Apple had confirmed that all its devices are affected by Meltdown and Spectre and that it had already rolled out partial fixes for them.
Apple has informed its authorized repair stores and Apple Stores across the globe that iPhone 6 Plus replacement batteries are in short supply and won’t be available before late March to early April in the United States and other regions.