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1-cell battery with higher capacity tipped for the 2018 iPhone X

Improved battery design may lead to larger batteries in 2018. Apple is collaborating with LGC to improve the design of the batteries used in iPhones, according to a report from KGI, obtained by MacRumors. iPhone X adopted a two-cell design with an L-shaped battery, but the company is working on a 1-cell battery with the same shape. This would result in up to 10% more power for the possible successor to the iPhone X. The possible more space-efficient design would lead to a slight increase in the capacity. For example, while the iPhone X has a 2716mAh battery inside, the[…]

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Report: Apple planning a low-cost iPhone with LCD and metal back

The device to be released in 2018 with a 6.1-inch display. We’ve previously reported about three new iPhones expected in 2018 – two with OLED screens and a design similar to the iPhoneX, and one with LCD and cheaper price. Nikkei now additionally informs about the so-called low-cost iPhone in 2018. According to sources familiar with Apple’s plans, this ‘cheap’ iPhone will have a 6.1-inch or 6.2-inch LCD panel, while both OLED versions will measure in at 5.8 and 6.2 inches. This budget iPhone with LCD will feature a metal back, just like the iPhone 7 line announced in 2016.[…]

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Foldable iPhone may be closer to reality after this patent

Apple patented a foldable display. Phone makers have been working on the ‘next big thing’ in mobile for years, but so far we’ve seen only minor software improvements and cosmetic design changes. The concept of the foldable devices is not so new, but if not counting patent applications and prototypes, we are yet to see a final product. While a phone launched by ZTE appears to offer something like a foldable screen, it’s in fact a two-display device with a hinge, and not a device with one screen that bends along. Apple is also exploring the area of foldable displays,[…]

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iPhone SE 2 could be launching in Q1 2018

More reports about a successor of the iPhone SE. The second-generation of iPhone SE may really launch in 2018, according to a new report by Economic Daily News. We’ve already informed you months ago about Apple considering a hardware refresh of the original ‘Special Edition’ launched in March 2016. A possible iPhone SE2 or iPhone SE (2018) could be presented in March 2018, offering improved specs and some software features borrowed from iPhone 8/X. According to the reports, the iPhone SE 2018 will include the A10 Fusion processor, 2GB of RAM, 64 or 128GB storage. The battery is expected to[…]

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Faster LTE speeds for the 2018 iPhone lineup

New antenna design will boost the transmission speeds in 2018. Another week, another set of iPhone news about the near future coming from Ming-Chi Kuo. In the latest research note, Kuo said to investors that Apple’s iPhone models for 2018 would offer faster LTE speeds thanks to upgraded antenna modules. iPhone 2018 will include new liquid crystal polymer (LCP) modules for LTE manufactured by both Intel and Qualcomm. Kuo writes that the iPhones will be equipped with the same modules found in the iPhoneX, but with improvements and support for the 4×4 MIMO standards. The current antenna modules found in[…]

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iPhone SE (2018 Edition) with an all-screen design

New renders reveal how the next iPhone SE may look like. We reported in August several iPhone rumors, like the one that Apple might be planning a second-generation of the 4-inch iPhone SE. The small iPhone may be called the iPhone SE 2018 Edition, and it’s likely to remain a 4-inch device with upgraded specs. But what if Apple decides to create a brand new design for the iPhone SE? If it has a similar design to the iPhone X, the phone may be close to a 5-inch device, while remaining with a similar size to the old 4-inch iPhone SE.[…]

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iPhone X Plus may come in 2018 with a starting price of $1249

Apple set to launch three new iPhones in 2018, including a 6.5-inch model. Apple may be planning to release three new iPhones in 2018 with a design similar to the iPhone X, according to KGI Securities. The researcher believes that Apple will launch two expensive OLED versions, and one model with LCD and lower price. These new phones are likely to offer additional hardware and software improvements over the iPhone X, but their design will be basically the same. There may be a 6.5-inch ‘Plus’ model with a pixel density between 480 and 500 ppi. It may be called the[…]

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Foldable iPhone may arrive in 2019

Apple working with LG on foldable OLED panels. The first foldable mobile devices may be coming to the market soon, as companies like Samsung, ZTE, Microsoft and others are reportedly exploring the new tech, and their first devices may debut in 2018. According to a report by The Investors, Apple is also working on a future foldable iPhone, along with LG who will supply the OLED panels for the 2019 model. In previous news we learn that Apple might launch a device with a flexible display after 2018 when LG will be ready with the mass-production. Sources familiar with the[…]

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