Sources familiar with the situation told Gurman that Apple is now testing the devices with suppliers, but it will announce them later this year. Then in 2017, Apple used a almost identical design yet again for the fourth time on the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus.
The company is secretly running production tests on three new handsets, according to a report.
Gurman is not saying how big display would be on this model, but Kuo expects it to be around 6.1-inches. Knowing what we do about iPhone sales, it's not surprising that Apple is hoping to boost sales by making an affordable iPhone with numerous bells and whistles of the high-end model. According to the report, iPhone X will also get an upgrade - an upgraded processor. It will replace the Apple iPhone 8 that has a dated design when compared to other premium smartphones in the market.
The larger phone is also expected to feature an OLED display and stainless steel sides.
The third new iPhone is expected to be a new lower-priced model, but will feature an edge-to-edge LCD screen and Face ID.
American tech giant Apple will reportedly release three new smartphones in the autumn, including the largest iPhone it has ever released.
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It looks like Apple are trying to simplify their iPhone line-up, offering consumers clear choices depending on their budgets and needs.
'This is a big deal, ' said Gene Munster, a co-founder of Loup Ventures and Apple expert. "We saw that with iPhone 6, and we think this is setting up to be a similar step up in growth", he said.
Perhaps more interesting is Apple's decision to apparently go for the economy market.
The Android smartphones have an nearly identical design to their predecessors, the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus.
The E-SIM is already available in the iPad and Apple Watch and Apple wanted to include it as well in iPhone devices.
The first big Apple leaks of the year are starting to roll in. This model will also off an edge-to-edge screen and Face ID, and not include Touch ID.
To get your bearings on the sizes and specs of iPhones now available, check out our iPhone comparison chart.