With just a few days left in Apple’s next iPhone launch, the rumors and leaks are making rounds on the internet. A Japanese tech blog, MacOkatara, published one such news when they spotted what’s said to be Apple’s next iPhone lineup. While there are speculations about the two successors of iPhone X named iPhone XS and iPhone XS plus, the news about another device named iPhone XC is also out.
The high-end 6.5-inch device is rumored to be named iPhone XS Plus whereas, the names circling around for 6.1-inch, include Xr, Xc, and many more. The leaks from the Ben Geskin on Twitter came with a name for the 6.1-inch device as iPhone XC. WIth leaked images having four different color variants for the new device, the “C” in the new iPhone XC might represent colors.
These type of leaks have always turned out to be true in the past. Apple is all set to launch the new devices in the upcoming show on September 12 in Steve Jobs Theater, California. Along with the new iPhone series, Apple will be looking forward to launching Apple watch series 4 as well as new MacBook and iPad editions.
Apple iPhone XS, iPhone XS Plus, and iPhone XC: Specification and Price Rumored
The first rumored fresh launch Apple iPhone XS will flaunt 5.8-inch OLED display with dual-rear camera support. It’s variant with said 6.5-inch display Apple iPhone XS Plus is also rumored for a similar dual rear camera. The third release, iPhone XC is said to follow the fifth generation iPhone (iPhone 5c) trend, with 6.1-inch LCD display and a single rear camera. All three are said to have FaceID on the front. People are speculating dual sim support in this upcoming Apple iPhone series.
Moreover, iPhone XC is expected to feature 3GB RAM powered by an A12 processor along with 2600-2700 mAh battery and 12MP rear camera. The phone is said to be priced around $799 (INR 57,000). Apart from that, iPhone XS is expected to start from $999 (INR 71,000) and iPhone XS Plus from $1,079 (INR 76,000).
Other Related Rumors
There is an iPen supported device due out this year. The reports first came in April through a note from Rosenblatt Securities. The rumor of an iPhone with Apple Pencil is tapping various digital corners from 2015 since stylus came into existence. Apple will likely follow the competitors and introduce a pen for Apple iPhone XC.
Android P vs iPhone XS
Android has responded to Apple every year without interruption. Past May at the I/O event, Google uncovered the gesture-based UI at the center of Android P. Google even stated that they started putting together a new navigation even before the introduction of the iPhone X. However, Samsung’s AR Emoji and Intelligent Scan don’t quite perform as good as Animoji, Face ID, and Memoji.
OnePlus, Huawei, LG, Asus, and other major Android players have already announced distinctive designs and top-notch features to compete with the new iPhone version. Huawei has even launched a new flagship device P20 with three rear cameras of 40MP, 20MP, and 8MP coupled with a 24MP front-facing selfie camera. Even Google appears to do something compelling with its Pixel 3.
With Android striding deep in technology and camera, it will be interesting to see how Apple responds and defends its winning streak.