“Alongside the new iPhones, the Cupertino giant is also expected to launch the Apple Watch series 4 and iPad Pro”
Apple is all set to host its “Special Event”, at Steve Jobs theatre, Cupertino, today. At the event, the company is expected to take the wraps off the next-gen iPhones models along with the new Apple Watch series 4, the iPad Pro (2018). The unveiling will kickstart at 10:00 am local time, which translates to 10:30 pm Indian Standard Time (IST). For its fans, Apple will also be livestreaming the event on its official website, so if you’re interested, you can catch the action there. In fact, for the first time ever, the company will also be broadcasting the live event via Twitter.
If you are wondering what to expect from the launch event, then Apple is widely expected to introduce three iPhones, namely the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Plus and iPhone XC/ XR. The design of these smartphones will mostly be the same as the last year’s iPhone X (review). Each model is rumoured to come with a notch display and a glass exterior — possibly for wireless charging. Coming to the specifications, the iPhone XS could come with a 5.8-inch OLED panel, the iPhone XC / XR with a 6.1-inch LCD screen and the iPhone XS Plus being the largest of the trio with a 6.5-inch OLED display. All three handsets are expected to run iOS 12 out of the box, employ A12 bionic chip under the hood, and be offered in two storage variants of 64GB / 256GB.
For photography, the iPhone XC will feature a single camera at the rear, whereas the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Plus, dual-rear camera setup. The sensors details unknown at the moment. Rumours also suggest that this year’s iPhones could come with dual-SIM slots.
On the pricing front, the iPhone XC is rumoured to come with Rs 62,000 price tag, and will be the cheapest smartphone in the lot. In contrast, the iPhone XS that could set you back by somewhere around Rs 78,000 and iPhone XS Plus at approximately Rs 83,000. We’ll have confirmed details real soon, so keep watching this space.
|Hexa Core (Dual Core + Quad core)|
|Apple A12 Bionic|
|4 GB RAM|
|6.5 inches (16.51 cm)|
|1242x2688 px, 456 PPI|
|12 MP + 12 MP Dual Primary Cameras|
|Quad LED True Tone Flash|
|7 MP Front Camera|