An iPhone (2018), XS, and XS Plus may be in the wings for September release

Apple may call its most affordable handset edition this year simply the iPhone 2018, according to one uncorroborated claim of an accessory merchant that sometimes tips the designs of upcoming phones. Тhe iPhone X successor, on the other hand, maybe dubbed XS, as is Apple's habit for the "tock" cycle handsets. Last but not least, the expected 6.5" iPhone with the largest iPhone screen ever would then logically be the XS Plus, they say. Dummies of the two new for Apple screen diagonals are in the video above for your viewing pleasure.

To recap - a 5.8" iPhone XS, 6.1" LCD iPhone 2018,  and 6.5" iPhone XS Plus may be in the cards for next month, all running on a new 7nm A12 chipset with Gigabit LTE connectivity. The cheapest model may have a dual SIM version for China, while the most expensive one may also come with a dual-SIM tray, for, umm, anyone else who can afford it. All should have Face ID modules in their notches at the front and improved main camera sensors. 

What else will be in store remains to be seen, but the trio may force the mother of all upgrade waves in Apple's history, just short of the 6 Plus introduction. Apple will finally have a screen size for every taste, and price brackets to match, so we can't wait to hear more about the newcomers.

Related phones

iPhone XS Max
  • Display 6.5" 1242 x 2688 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 7 MP front
  • Processor Apple A12 Bionic, Hexa-core, 2490 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB
  • Battery 3179 mAh(25h talk time)



1. GreenMan

Posts: 2698; Member since: Nov 09, 2015

An iPhone (2018), XS, and XS Plus walk into an Apple bar... The bartender asks: Why the notch?

2. Papa_Ji

Posts: 855; Member since: Jun 27, 2016

So, Samsung is working very hard..... This time 3 Childs

4. NateDiaz

Posts: 1089; Member since: Mar 03, 2018

But you ain't working hard, your English still sucks.

5. ReticentHamster

Posts: 155; Member since: Jan 19, 2015

Yesss! Let the iPhone 'Excess' begin. The jerkish side of me will greatly enjoy the exasperated sighs of early adopters when I excitely say, "you got the iPhone Excess Plus!?" It could only get better if they called the iPhone (2018) the iPhone SE X...

6. civicsr2cool

Posts: 272; Member since: Oct 19, 2016

If only the XS stood for Extra Small :( Feelsbadman.jpg

7. darkkjedii

Posts: 31256; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Fingers crossed for split screen, picture in picture, pencil support, free placing widgets, and a few others...not holding my breath at all. I see the 6.5 as a bigger 5.8, with mostly the same limitations/restrictions. Gotta have a Note 9 though, it’ll have all that and more. C’mon Apple.

8. MarvzIsFallen

Posts: 646; Member since: Aug 11, 2017

As long as it runs an ios then I’m all in.

9. darkkjedii

Posts: 31256; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Not me, not necessarily. I wanna see some big things with this devices.

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