Apple is set announce a slew of new products at its annual fall press event in Cupertino this Wednesday. While the company hasn’t given any clues as to what it’ll announce, fortunately a good number of credible media reports and leaks have. There’s still plenty of room for surprises, but we have enough information to whet your appetite. Note that all information below is unofficial and unconfirmed.
The marquee announcements, as usual, will be phones. According to reports from several media outlets, the company will introduce three new phones, all styled after 2017’s iPhone X. That is, they’ll all have stainless-steel rounded edges, a display that takes up most of the front of the phone, and a notch at the top (where various sensors live). There will be no home button–the new phones will use the iPhone X’s swipe gestures for returning to the home screen and navigating apps. All the phones will feature Apple’s TrueDepth camera system and FaceID facial recognition for authentication.
The 5.8-inch iPhone, reportedly named the iPhone Xs, will likely have a 5.8-inch OLED display (the “s” in “Xs” may stand for super retina display, Apple’s term for OLED displays). The phone will also have a better camera, a faster A12 processor, and possibly a gold color option. Analysts say pricing could start at $899.
The 6.5-inch iPhone, reportedly named the iPhone Xs Max, will likely have a huge 6.5-inch OLED display, an A12 processor, an improved camera, and possibly some additional color options. Analysts say the phone could sell for between $999 and $1,099. (iPhones are getting…