Apple's 2018 iPhone lineup receives EEC certification ahead of September launch

Apple's 2018 iPhone lineup receives EEC certification ahead of September launch
Back in April, Apple registered a total of 11 new iPhone models with the Eurasian Economic Commission and, at the time, these all run iOS 11. Yesterday, however, Apple chose to update its filings and it was revealed that all the certified models now run iOS 12.

When the initial filing occurred, it was presumed that the model numbers were related to the rumored iPhone SE 2 – a release was largely expected to take place in May – but, since then, reports have revealed that the smartphone may actually never arrive. Because of this, it now seems more likely that the registered model numbers are, in fact, Apple’s new trio of devices that are set to make their debut in September. Despite a total of 11 models being registered, they appear to be separated into three main groups (A19XX, A209X, and A210X), indicating that they belong to three different devices. Moreover, while it’s unclear which numbers are associated with each model, the Silicon Valley-based giant’s previous history suggests that the cheaper 6.1-inch iPhone will utilize the A19XX codes, while the 2018 iPhone X and iPhone X Plus will make use of A209X and A210X respectively.

In terms of what is to be expected from the new lineup, Apple’s cheaper offering is set to make use of a new LCD panel supplied by both LG Display and JDI. Additionally, in the hope of attracting a new set of younger customers, previous reports have suggested that a wide range of vibrant color options will be offered. When it comes to the premium 2018 iPhone X series, however, a more traditional range of colors is to be expected alongside OLED displays.

At this point in time, the model number associations are simply speculation based on previous information. Nevertheless, with roughly two months to go before Apple unveils its fall 2018 hardware lineup, it shouldn’t be too long before even more details appear.

source: Consomac (translated)

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16 Comments

1. piyath

Posts: 2445; Member since: Mar 23, 2012

iPhone XI wave - September Red wave - November

16. sgodsell

Posts: 7430; Member since: Mar 16, 2013

If they have a glass back. Then the colors won't matter, because people will HAVE to get a case for their phone anyway. Or take the risk of paying for the really high prices that Apple charges to repair their phones. Look at the glass back of the iPhone X costs over $500 to repair. That is just ridiculous.

2. libra89

Posts: 2290; Member since: Apr 15, 2016

This sounds about right. Still saddened about the SE 2 not being a thing though :(

3. Jrod99

Posts: 757; Member since: Jan 15, 2016

Apple. “On my signal unleash h3ll “

4. CreeDiddy

Posts: 2241; Member since: Nov 04, 2011

The 6.5" will sell like crazy!

6. worldpeace

Posts: 3135; Member since: Apr 15, 2016

"No one is going to buy a big phone." - Steve Jobs

7. kiko007

Posts: 7500; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

“He’s dead. Get over it already.” - Kiko007

10. Y.S.L..

Posts: 232; Member since: Jul 03, 2018

Being a manipulative a$§hole was one of the Apple visionary’s keys to business success, but it was also something he tried to recover from outside of the professional sphere He was the biggest POS off human Kind No=wonder he's Dead Rip the jnk

5. darkkjedii

Posts: 31280; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

I need the big one.

8. nerdmb

Posts: 57; Member since: Nov 11, 2017

Yea, you do?

11. Y.S.L..

Posts: 232; Member since: Jul 03, 2018

Lmao...

12. AmashAziz

Posts: 2931; Member since: Jun 30, 2014

^He took it in a perverted way.

14. darkkjedii

Posts: 31280; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

I’m a grown man, with a wife bro. I don’t play those games, nor do I respond to them. I’m looking forward to this falls iRelease though, should be nice.

15. Y.S.L..

Posts: 232; Member since: Jul 03, 2018

May be maybe not, wife got help him.... That was so funny though It made me rotflmfao

9. baldilocks

Posts: 1537; Member since: Dec 14, 2008

Colorized app launchers.

13. kiko007

Posts: 7500; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

Like literally every other phone?

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