If there’s one theme that will probably be prevalent within the smartphone business in 2019, it’s change. After a ridiculously boring yr in 2017 and one other fairly boring yr final yr till the previous couple of months of 2018, this yr will see the introduction of all types of latest smartphone kind components and options. “All display” will lastly be extra than simply BS advertising and marketing in 2019, as cellphone makers introduce revolutionary new options that permit their shows to actually attain all edges of a smartphone. Phones with foldable screens will lastly start to hit the market as effectively in 2019, after years of rumors and anticipation. Fingerprint sensors are getting embedded beneath cellphone shows as an alternative of below them or on the backs of telephones, digicam know-how is bettering by leaps and bounds, and lots extra notable adjustments will come to new smartphone fashions in 2019.
Interestingly, there’s one new smartphone line coming in 2019 that’s rumored to lack the type of change clients are searching for: Apple’s new iPhone lineup. Rumor has it that the upcoming iPhone 11 collection will reuse Apple’s iPhone X design for a 3rd consecutive yr, marking the second time Apple has chosen to recycle the identical previous iPhone designs for greater than two years. This time round, nonetheless, the choice may have a big impact on gross sales, not like the iPhone 7 and seven Plus, which nonetheless offered fairly effectively again in 2016 and 2017. Apple’s current-generation iPhone XS, XS Max, and XR are so boring and so costly that Apple followers are upgrading in a lot smaller volumes, and Apple’s earnings efficiency is taking successful in consequence.
The iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Max, and iPhone 11R (as they’ll presumably be referred to as) are rumored to be fairly minor upgrades this yr. They’ll supposedly characteristic smaller notches and higher cameras, with a brand new triple-lens digicam supposedly set to debut on the iPhone 11 Max. Other than that, they’ll look similar to final yr’s iPhone XS and the iPhone X from two years in the past. All this whereas different firms like Samsung launch utterly redesigned flagship telephones with thrilling new shows.
Despite the truth that 2019 is shaping as much as be one other gradual yr for Apple by way of design innovation, there’s no denying that the iPhone has modified significantly through the years. In truth, it’s greater than just a bit ironic that any main change that involves the iPhone sends folks right into a frenzy, and but they nonetheless complain simply as…