is gearing up for its September 12 event where the Cupertino, US-based technology giant is expected to announce iPhone 2018, iPad Pro 2018, MacBook and Apple
Watch. Reports around what to expect from Apple’s event has been making rounds of the internet since the beginning of this year. However, a recent leak on Chinese social media platform Weibo claims to know final price, specifications and names of the upcoming products, according to technology portal Mysmartprice.
According to the portal, the iPhone 2018
model would have at least two variants – iPhone XS
and iPhone XC.
These models would be launched along with a new iPad Pro 2018, MacBook and Apple
Here are the details of the upcoming products based on the recent leak on Weibo:
The iPhone XS
is expected to be the premium-edition model with an OLED screen in the upcoming range of iPhone 2018.
According to the leak, the phone would come in two screen sizes – 5.8-inch and 6.5-inch. The leak does not reveal if the phone would be based on the iPhone X concept, therefore there is no confirmation on the screen notch. The phone, however, is said to feature a glass-metal-glass design that Apple
introduced with the iPhone 8 series.
In terms of specifications, the phone would be powered by the Apple
A12 chipset, mated with 4GB of RAM and three different storage variants – 64GB, 256GB and 512GB. Imaging is expected to be taken care of by a dual-lens setup with FaceID on the front. Details on the primary camera are missing. The iPhone XS
is tipped to be priced at $899 and $999 for the 5.8-inch and 6.5-inch screen variants, respectively. The phone would be available in space grey, silver, and gold colour options.
The iPhone XC, on the other hand, is tipped to use an LCD screen instead of the OLED panel. It would sport a 6.1-inch screen and feature a glass and aluminium design. The phone is also expected to be powered by the A12 processor. However, it would get a 3GB RAM, mated with two storage configurations -- 64GB and 256GB. The iPhone XC
is tipped to feature a single-lens camera on the back, and would also feature FaceID and 3D Touch. The iPhone XC
is tipped to be priced at $749 and would be available in grey, red, blue, orange and white colour options.
The Apple iPad Pro 2018
is tipped to come in two screen sizes – 11-inch and 12.9-inch. It is expected to feature an aluminum body with thin bezels around the screen. Powering the device would be a A12X chipset paired with 64GB, 256GB, 512GB and 1TB internal storage options. The tablet would feature lightning and smart connector ports. It will also support FaceID authentication and is tipped to be priced on a par with the current iPad Pro models.
The MacBook 2018
is tipped to come in 12-inch and 13-inch screen sizes with retina display. The design is expected to be similar to the current MacBook range. The MacBook is expected to be priced at $999.
Watch Series 4 Photo: Mysmartprice
Tipped to be named the Apple
Watch Series 4, the smartwatch is reported to come with a 15 per cent larger display and have a thinner design with smaller bezels compared to the current-generation model. It would be powered by S4 and W3 chipsets with 18GB of storage. Like the Series 3, the Apple
Watch Series 4 would also have cellular connectivity, along with an advanced heart rate tracking.