This year, Apple plans to introduce three models of iPhone, two of which are updated versions of iPhone 7, another — an entirely new gadget. According to the publication Macotakara, a radically new device will be called “iPhone Edition” and will be released later than the hypothetical iPhone 7s iPhone 7s Plus.
Completely redesigned iPhone Apple fans waiting for the 10-year anniversary of the cult smartphone. It is reported that the device needs to obtain OLED screen, a fingerprint scanner and a 3D camera, the development of which the cupertinos have spent at least two years. New iPhone Edition should become the premium model in the line of smartphones Apple, and to name by analogy with the expensive versions of smart hours “Apple Watch”.
“Apple continues to test several prototypes of the smartphone. The development is parallel with the engineering testing (Engineering Verification Test). In addition to the models in glass, aluminum and ceramic buildings in Cupertino are testing devices with displays IPS TFT, AMOLED, button or no Home button” – says Macotakara.
According to the resource, the only thing approved at the moment: a 5-inch display, dual camera, wireless charging and the Lightning connector. It is noteworthy that earlier rumors were talking about the 5.8-inch screen. Perhaps it is that the usable area display new items will be limited to 5.15 inches, and the rest of the space is the so-called “functional area” in the lower part of the front panel.
Although the “iPhone Edition” will be presented simultaneously with the iPhone 7s iPhone 7s Plus, the device will hit the market much later. Earlier it was reported that Apple is considering adopted by the company standards of quality, does not complete the camera test. In addition, the production of new fingerprint sensors supply which will the company TSMC, according to media reports, will not start before September.