Here’s Our Potential First Look at This Year’s iPhones

Posted on July 30, 2018 by Mehedi Hassan in Apple, iOS, Mobile with 5 Comments

Apple will reveal its next line up of iPhone devices sometime later this year. There have already been multiple rumours of what the company is cooking up, with some suggesting a release of three new iPhones. Over the weekend, some new pictures have been leaked of what seems to be dummy units of Apple’s next iPhones.

These dummy units are supposed to be identical to the real deal, though Apple is likely still going to make minor revisions to the design of the products before finalizing them for public release. The pictures below show off the new 6.5-inch iPhone, and the smaller 6.1-inch model:

The design of the new iPhones are almost identical to Apple’s current iPhone X. The 6.5-inch model, for instance, looks exactly like the iPhone X, aside from the fact that it’s only bigger in size. The smaller, 6.1-inch model, has a single camera setup with a LCD display, on the other hand. As for the other, 5.8-inch model, we aren’t quite sure how that will look, but you can be sure it will look exactly like the current iPhone X, minus the OLED display and the dual-camera setup.

Apple is expected to release a bunch of new colours for the new iPhones. Recent reports suggested that the $1000 6.5-inch iPhone will come in a new gold variant, along with the usual black (Space Grey) and white (Silver) finishes. But the smaller, $700 6.1-inch LCD iPhone, will come in blue, red, and orange, plus the Space Grey and Silver variants.

It’s still too early to tell how Apple’s new devices will look once announced. iPhone rumours tend to “evolve” rapidly, and the real deal could look nothing like what you see in the pictures above. Still, Apple isn’t expected to make any significant design changes with this year’s new iPhones, though the new colors should still be an interesting addition to the product line if you are looking for something to be excited about.

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5 responses to “Here’s Our Potential First Look at This Year’s iPhones”

  1. jaredthegeek

    I have been an Android user for years with a break for Windows 8 and 10 on phones. I loved windows phone simplicity and navigation but Androids openness. That same openness in Android with the constant lack of updates makes me consider an iPhone almost weekly. The one thing I can not get past on an iPhone is not being able to change default applications.

    • jdmp10

      In reply to jaredthegeek:


      If updates on Android are top priority for you (as it should be for all who buy into Android), the Pixel line is the only way to go, it's the closest Android equivalent to an iPhone as you're going to get with Google making the hardware and software. The only other Android vendor that has been the closest to Google's own Pixel is the Essential phones but as an owner of an Essential phone, as great as the hardware is, the company's future uncertainty makes me hesitant to recommend it even though there isn't another 2017 Android flagship as premium and a better value than it, especially one guaranteed to get P and may even get Q.

    • MikeCerm

      In reply to jaredthegeek:

      In addition to default apps, the lack of a user-accessible file system, very poor 3rd party keyboard support, and a million other seemingly insignificant things make iOS unusable for me. You just need to free your mind from update envy. The difference between Android 5.1 and 8.1 is like the difference between Windows 10 1703 and 1803. All the apps work the same, and the actual OS-level improvements mean almost nothing in day-to-day use. And don't worry about security updates -- there's a billion "insecure" Android devices in the world, yet it's not like these devices are getting pwned left and right. Just don't install APKs from random websites and you'll be fine.

  2. lenh51

    Wow. The headline for this article is unbelievably incorrect. This is not an article about a potential first look it IS a first look. It is an article about potential new iPhones. The correct headline: Here is our first look about this year’s potential iPhones. I know in some ways this is nit picky, but you make your living as writers, you should have a higher standard for getting it right.


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