Apple prepping a new iPhone X color to revive sales, and a cheap iPad with Pencil

Apple prepping a new iPhone X color to revive sales, and a cheap iPad with Pencil
According to insiders, Apple is set to announce an upgraded version of its cheapest $329 iPad tomorrow, as well as a new iPhone X color to "restore sales." Both rumors make sense, as tomorrow's event seems to be tailored to the education market, where cheap Chromebooks are the bully that takes Apple's lunch money in schools, so a new, souped-up version of the iPad could sway school principals the One Infinite Loop way, especially if it is equipped with Apple Pencil stylus support, as rumored.

The kicker is, however, that the iPad with Pencil may not be released until Q3, claims the report, just in time for the back-to-school gold rush. As for the new iPhone X color, we've heard this rumor floated a few times already, ranging from a Product RED version, and now to some golden option that will appeal more to Asian customers. 

In any case, Apple may drop all of these, together with an AirPower wireless charger, silently with press releases today or tomorrow, as has become customary for small upgrades, or a launch of an already announced products lately. Since there will be a dedicated event, however, it could have a hardware component as well, so stay tuned for the announcements tomorrow.

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iPhone X
  • Display 5.8" 1125 x 2436 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 7 MP front
  • Processor Apple A11 Bionic, Hexa-core, 2390 MHz
  • Storage 256 GB
  • Battery 2716 mAh(21h 3G talk time)

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9 Comments

1. TheOracle1

Posts: 2076; Member since: May 04, 2015

Why would they need to "restore sales" for such a hot selling, runaway success like the iPhone X? I'm sure Kiko, cms et al will explain it all to us soon.

3. SIGPRO

Posts: 2810; Member since: Oct 03, 2012

So a new color will boost sales? Apple has lost it!

4. libra89

Posts: 2259; Member since: Apr 15, 2016

It worked with Product Red.

6. gamehead unregistered

Announce an X without the notch and you'll have my attention

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