Within 48 hours, the world of new technologies will focus on California. Wednesday, September 12, from 7 pm (French time), Apple will present its new products on the occasion of its traditional return syndrome. Organized at the Steve Jobs Theater at Apple Park Cupertino, the conference is expected to deliver a new generation of iPhone, an enhanced version of the Apple Watch, about the launch of the wireless charging station. AirPower wire and probably a new model for AirPods wireless headphones.
The content of ads does not have many shadows. We know for example that the 2018 vintage of the iPhone will revolve around three new models, two large iPhone, equipped respectively with a 5.8-inch OLED screen and a 6.5-inch OLED screen, and a more affordable iPhone, equipped with a 6.1-inch LCD screen. On the other hand, little was known about the design of this model. The void was filled at the weekend with a series of snapshots posted on Twitter by the famous American leaker Ben Geskin.
One camera for the LCD iPhone
The photos show that the LCD iPhone has been refused in tkings white, red and dark blue. They confirm the presence ofa single sensor at the back of the device, which implies that it will not benefit from the portrait mode of the iPhone X and iPhone 8 Plus. The photo's also confirm the presence of onen glass back for wireless charging and thus compatibility with the AirPower station. A final picture shows that the SIM card tray two locationsas the press has been urging for several months.
As far as the name of the device is concerned, it could be the iPhone XC. The 9to5Mac site has placed a note on the Chinese web with the main operator of the country in which the 6.1-inch iPhone is mentioned. Until now, the press relied instead on the name iPhone 9. According to Bloomberg it could be called iPhone Xr. The other two models should be known as iPhone XS and iPhone Xs Plus or Xs Max.
Prices comparable with last year
If the design and functions of the future iPhone become known, their price is much more uncertain. Last year, the price of new models of 809 euros for the iPhone ranged from 8 to 1,329 euros for the most muscular configuration of the iPhone X. According to the German blog Macerkopf, the rates this year should be substantial.
The German media cite various sources on the basis of which the LCD iPhone would be offered from 799 euros, against 909 euros for the iPhone Xs and 1,149 euros for the version Xs Plus / Xs Max. It must add 10 euros to these rates to get French prices.
For the leaker Ben Geskin, Apple could break new records this year. Latvia claims that the iPhone Xc will be offered at prices ranging from 799 to 969 euros, the iPhone Xs between 1,029 and 1,369 euros and the iPhone Xs Plus / Max between 1,149 and 1,479 euros, in the most advanced version. It would be the most expensive iPhone that Apple has ever launched.