This is a big one. MySmartPrice has managed to obtain rendered images and a tell-all video showcasing the upcoming iPhone. While we don’t yet know what Apple will call this iPhone, there have been some rumoured names such as iPhone Xs and Xs Plus floating around for the rumoured 5.8-inch and 6.5-inch screen variants.
The new phone is expected to be launched at Apple’s iPhone event scheduled for September 2018. Our source, OnLeaks, has confirmed that the upcoming iPhone model will carry a 6.1-inch display, which could also be 6-inch since it’s not easy to measure displays with rounded corners. Nevertheless, the screen size is on par with existing rumours that pegged it at 6.1-inches. Screen size aside, the iPhone leak that we have obtained, however, has no speculated name associated with it, as such.
iPhone 2018: First Look
But enough with speculative nomenclature; so without further ado, here are the first and exclusive images of the 6.1-inch iPhone 2018.
And nothing puts things into perspective like a video where you can see the leaked 6.1-inch 2018 version of the iPhone from all angles, which might be the closest you can get to witnessing the phone until the moments leading up to the September 2018 Apple event, where the phone is expected to be launched.
iPhone 2018: Design
As reported earlier, the latest iPhone will continue the tradition of incorporating the notch to maximise the display real estate. While there was no doubt that the next iPhone model will be carrying over the bezel-less trend, the leaked images and detailed video definitely confirm that is indeed the case.
In fact, very little has changed in the 6.1-inch version of the iPhone 2018 over the design of the existing iPhone X, with the only distinguishing factor being the single camera lens instead of the dual-camera setup of the iPhone X. Even the button placement appears unchanged, with the speaker grille and charging port at the bottom looking absolutely identical as well.
As for the physical dimensions, the phone seems to be thicker at 8.3mm (without the camera bump), whereas the iPhone X measured in at a relatively slimmer 7.7mm. With the camera bump, the upcoming iPhone measures 9.8mm. The raw length and breadth have obviously increased to an approximate 150.9mm x 76.5mm, which has gone up proportionally from the iPhone X’s 143.6mm x 70.9mm dimensions. This means that Apple has chosen to maintain the same ultrawide 19.5:9 aspect ratio for the 6.1-inch screen of the upcoming iPhone variant.
The iPhone X had jumped headlong into the bezel-less game and brought the technology up literally a notch higher, with the infamous notched screen design and a smart but expensive implementation of folded OLED panel to achieve the trademark and rather conspicuous absence of a chin on the phone. It looks like all the R&D pumped into the design of the admittedly one-off iPhone X will finally be trickling down to the regular iPhone roster in 2018.
iPhone 2018: Expected Features, Specifications
Nothing concrete is known at the moment about the features and specifications of the upcoming 6.1-inch variant within the iPhone 2018 roster. Prevalent notion suggests that all three expected variants (which includes the 5.8-inch iPhone Xs and 6.5-inch iPhone Xs Plus) are likely to incorporate OLED displays.
Additionally, Apple is also expected to debut the A12 SoC, which will be the successor to the powerful A11 Bionic processor. Additional features such as wireless charging will be enabled by the new glass back design, with stereo speakers and an improved camera being the other expected improvements to the 2018 roster of the iPhone series. Click here to read more about radical rumoured improvements such as the depth-sensing triple camera setup.
Keep your eyes peeled and watch this space for more information and possibly further leaks on yet unreleased iPhone 2018 models.