If you thought Apple’s 2017 iPhone naming scheme was loopy, then wait till you see Apple’s 2018 iPhone names. Given all of the leaks that we noticed within the final couple of weeks, we had a sense of what Apple would name the 6.1-inch and 6.5-inch iPhones since an Apple mistake allowed everybody and their grandmother to be taught that the 5.Eight-inch mannequin will likely be referred to as iPhone Xs. But with a couple of hours to go till Apple unveils the 2018 iPhones, a second Apple mistake was noticed and it’s sufficient to verify the information from earlier stories.
To recap, Apple will launch three new iPhones this 12 months together with a 6.1-inch LCD mannequin, a 5.Eight-inch OLED cellphone, and a 6.5-inch OLED model.
We already know that the 5.Eight-inch handset is named the iPhone Xs. The 6.1-inch model has been known as iPhone 9, iPhone Xr, and iPhone Xc in current leaks and rumors. And we reported that the 6.5-inch iPhone wouldn’t be referred to as iPhone Xs Plus as anticipated, however iPhone Xs Max. But subsequent leaks saved resurfacing the “Plus” moniker regardless that we completely confirmed the “Max” identify.
All that brings us to September 12th, 2018 A.D., simply hours earlier than Apple execs will take the stage to unveil a bunch of latest merchandise. ATH found that the product sitemap XML file on Apple.com now comprises the product names that will likely be used inside Apple’s on-line retailer, in addition to product hyperlinks.
On that checklist, which Apple has since taken down, you’ll simply see this 12 months’s new iPhone names, together with iPhone Xr, iPhone Xs, and iPhone Xs Max. Here’s a screenshot that options numerous equipment for the upcoming smartphones:
Beyond the names, 9to5Mac additionally seen that Apple leaked all of its new iPhone Xr colours as properly. The new lower-cost iPhone will likely be obtainable in black, white, pink, yellow, coral, and blue. We already know that the iPhone Xs and iPhone Xs Max will are available in silver, house grey, and gold, in order that takes care of each new iPhone colour this 12 months.
Finally, the sitemap included point out of 512GB capability for the iPhone Xs Max, which is one other first for Apple. As such, we will anticipate Apple’s flagship iPhone fashions to come back with as much as 512GB, however the cheaper iPhone Xr will seemingly not be made obtainable with that a lot storage.
Apple’s occasion will begin at 10:00 AM PT / 1:00 PM ET and will likely be streamed dwell on Apple’s web site in addition to on Apple’s Twitter profile. Will there be something in any respect left to shock us with? We doubt it, however…