According to the data obtained from Nikkei and KGI in 2018 from Apple, you can expect three very different models of iPhone. And it’s not just the screen size.
Citing sources familiar with Apple’s plans, the Japanese business publication Nikkei reports that the Cupertino-based company does not exclude the possibility to use metal case for iPhone with LCD screen of 6.1 inches which should be submitted in 2018.
“A 6.1-inch LCD model is likely to be a metal body (like the early iPhone) and it will be available in several colors”, – told the publication Nikkei, Apple spokesperson.
According to him, Apple supplier Casetek called (a subsidiary of Pegatron) is likely to win the tender for this model. By the way, Casetek now supplies aluminium shell for iPad so that can produce the cases for the new iPhone for the company will not be a surprise. In the “secret” iPhone model will be used the same way as the iPad — a single metal frame, which is all the stuffing.
Casetek is experimenting with new designs cases for iPhone 2018. If the inventions enjoy Apple, Casetek, together with the parent company Pegatron will produce all components for iPhone.
It is believed that Apple is going to debut two brand new smartphones with OLED screens in 2018. One of them is the screen size is 6.2 or 6.3 inches, while the other diagonal of 5.8 inches. Most likely we will be shown two models of the successor of the current flagship: the new iPhone X (5.8 inch) and the new iPhone Plus (6,2-6,3 inches).
Rumors began December 2017 almost match the predictions of KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who last month said that Apple is working on three new iPhone models. In a note to investors stated that the company will release the next generation 5.8-inch iPhone X and iPhone 9 Plus huge 6.5-inch OLED screen.
Kuo also mentioned about “the secret” a 6.1-inch model with an LCD screen which will be significantly different from the new iPhone X and iPhone 9 Plus. Apple is planning to put on this model of iPhone display with a 720p resolution in order to reduce the price.
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