e’s upcoming 6.5-inch handset will be named the iPhone XS Max, according to a new leak.
The handset is expected to be among a trio of phones that Apple will unveil at its annual launch event on September 12th in California.
Alongside the iPhone XS Max, the event could see the launch of a 6.1-inch budget model named the iPhone Xr and a 5.9-inch model that could be called the iPhone XS.
The new name, first reported by 9to5Mac, suggests Apple will dump its “Plus” moniker for larger phones.
German blog Macerkopf predicts the 6.1-inch iPhone could cost 799 euros (£720), the 5.8-inch could cost 909 euros (£817), and the iPhone Xs Max could cost 1,149 euros (£1,000).
According to recent leaks, the iPhone XS Max will follow a similar design to the current iPhone X, which features a nearly all-screen front and a “notch” at the top of the screen for the front facing camera and microphone.
The new iPhones will also include an improved 4GB of RAM, the phone’s memory which can help it run faster, and an improved A12 microchip.
Last week, details about the new iPhones emerged when the website revealed what appeared to be product renders, used in marketing materials, that allegedly showed the smaller iPhone Xs and the large iPhoneX .
event in Apple’s Steve Jobs Theatre in at its headquarters in California on September 12. The company is also expected to unveil the Apple Watch, the Apple Watch Series 4.
The Max name would be removed from Apple’s previous naming conventions. Last year, the iPhone X (pronounced “ten”) was released as a tenth anniversary edition of the iPhone. The original iPhone wase leased in 2007.
by: kholoud hassan