Apple's iPhone event: What to expect

Everything You Want to Know about Apple iPhone XS

Everything You Want to Know about Apple iPhone XS

Earlier this year, a series of leaks suggested the first of the new iPhones could be named iPhone 11, while the bigger iPhone would be called iPhone 11 Plus.

Finally, there have also been reports of a new, cheaper iPhone, created to replace the current iPhone 8 and 8 Plus as the entry-level Apple smartphone.

Like the current iPhone X, the iPhone XS is also expected to have a stainless steel frame.

512GB is expected to be the maximum storage space to be offered by new iPhone XS Max. With a almost edge-to-edge display, the Series 4 will be the most significant redesign the Apple Watch line has received since its inception in 2014. The iPhone X, meanwhile, has a Dh661.50 disparity between its own 64GB and 256GB offerings.

So, the iPhone XS Max will be the most expensive iPhone, but will probably be a little less expensive than the Samsung Galaxy Note 9.

iPhone nomenclature aside, what really matters is what Apple's next-gen iPhone lineup will bring to the table in terms of overall performance and price.

If some of the allegedly leaked images on social media are to be believed, the next Apple Watch will feature a larger display and could also be slimmer than previous models.


The company is forecast to sell 220 million iPhones in 2018, which is flat compared to past year, but Apple has successfully raised unit prices without consumer backlash. Apple may end up delaying the iPhone Xr altogether. Right off the bat, the 6.1-inch iPhone will incorporate an LCD display as opposed to an OLED panel. If history is any indication, iPhone Xs pre-orders will open up on Friday, September 14 ahead of a release on September 21. Add the expected price difference here in the UAE and, yes, it would indeed be at the same level of the iPhone 8's starting price here.

The gold color will definitely give a new and fresh look to the iPhones.

The biggest changes to Apple's premium iPhone models could very well focus on camera technology.

Industry experts are also predicting a fourth-generation Apple Watch will be introduced during the event, which is taking place at the firm's Apple Park campus in California on Wednesday.

Apple says 1.3 billion people have purchased the iPhone since 2007, but Google's Android system has a larger market share, 85 percent worldwide, according to researcher IDC, due to many lower-priced models being available.

Though far from a deal breaker, it's worth mentioning that Apple's 2018 iPhone models may not include a Lightning to 3.5mm headphone jack adapter in the box.

Currently, it is unknown whether the device will support two SIM card, or only selected models. As for other features, both the Xs and Xs Max will have a gold color option, as evidenced from the leaked marketing photo below. But, you won't be able to buy the charger separately. Let us know in the comments.

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