2018 iPhone X and iPhone X Plus to support Apple Pencil


To do that, its preparing three new models – two premium ones with AMOLED screens and a more affordable one with an LCD screen.

Anyway, the two premium AMOLED models will have 5.8” and 6.5” screens respectively.

They expect the "budget" 6.1-inch LCD screen iPhone will be priced between US$699 and $749.

Apple will reportedly offer Apple Pencil support and a 512GB flash storage option to at least some versions of the upcoming iPhones.

Seeing the devices in the video (embedded above), the first thing that stands out is that all three of them have the infamous notch, which debuted with last year's iPhone X. This essentially means that the entire 2018 line-up of iPhones will forgo Touch ID in favor of Face ID.

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Over the last few months, reports have mentioned that the tech giant is planning to announce three new iPhones in 2018.

With the release of anniversary iPhone X Apple initiated a price increase for its flagship device. TrendForce believes Apple Pencil support may come baked in as well although it's unclear if this feature would be exclusive to the OLED models or supported across all three new iPhones.

Apple Pencil would be an option.

The video clearly shows the size difference between the new iPhone X, with its 5.8-inch OLED panel, and the new iPhone X Plus, with its massive 6.5-inch OLED panel. Carrying around an Apple Pencil as it exists now for an iPhone seems impractical, so we hope that Apple would launch a smaller stylus that's smaller or capable of being stored in one of the handsets (perhaps the iPhone X Plus). Moreover, Apple will need to improve its cost structure to cope with the threats brought by Android brands. Whether that involves wireless drawing power from the iPhone, magnetically attaching the Pencil to draw power, or some other method remains to be seen, but the Lightning connector needs to go. The OnePlus 6, for example, packs a 6.3-inch display, Snapdragon 845 processor and 6GB of RAM for only $529.

Apple will target the 6.5-inch AMOLED version at the premium business segment, with an extra-large screen and Dual-SIM service in certain regions.