Vote on your favorite name for the “cheap” iPhone: iPhone 9, iPhone Xc, or iPhone Xr?

Vote on your favorite name for the “cheap” iPhone: iPhone 9, iPhone Xc, or iPhone Xr?
So, it sounds like Apple is having a bit of trouble choosing the names for its new iPhones. Just last week, the rumor mill said that Cupertino has finally “decided” that the new devices will be called iPhone 9, iPhone Xs, and iPhone Xs Max. Those being the “cheap” LCD iPhone, the “regular” iPhone X successor, and the large iPhone Plus replacer.

And there we were, thinking that those would be the names. But nope, things started brewing again and the rumor mill rumbled and tumbled once more. The cheapest model's name got switched to iPhone Xc, then it got swapped with iPhone Xr. What will be Apple's final call? We will know for sure in about 27 hours.

Until then, let's have some fun:
From all the rumored names for the affordable iPhone we've heard so far, which one do you like best? iPhone 9, iPhone Xc, or iPhone Xr?

Which name do you like best for the LCD iPhone?

iPhone 9
57.67%
iPhone Xc
33.58%
iPhone Xr
8.75%

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15 Comments

1. Subie

Posts: 2361; Member since: Aug 01, 2015

I'd vote iPhone 9 if it was keeping the same or similar design language as last years 8. But based on the leaks so far I think the Xc branding would do Apple just fine for this device.

8. GreenMan

Posts: 2697; Member since: Nov 09, 2015

Imagine calling The iPhone 18 something along the lines of "iPhone XSYSOSDFL". Doesn't sound very catchy, eh? I doubt Apple would drop the numbered naming scheme in favor of XC or XR or whatever. I mean the naming would then get difficult and difficult in future for Apple, as 'demonstrated' above. I personally think the upcoming trio is going to be called 9, 9x and 9x Plus or something very similar. Oh well, G'Day! P.S The rumored 828 x 1792 resolution of the bum-basic model is just... HORRIBLE. The original 3310 had better resolution...

2. Elvis358

Posts: 223; Member since: Mar 25, 2018

Well if they are taking some futures away from that cheap Iphone than they shouldn't call it iphone 9 because that would be wierd if iphone 9 had less futures than iphone 8. So i voted iphone Xc.

3. nepalisherpa

Posts: 338; Member since: Jul 17, 2015

Apple needs to just do away with numbering. Just like Macs, they should code model year in the software and simplify the names: iPhone - for regular OLED iPhone Plus - for plus size OLED iPhone C or something similar - for cheaper alternative/LCD

14. el33t626

Posts: 28; Member since: Dec 18, 2013

I was thinking the same thing but just using the year. iPhone 2018 iPhone Plus 2018 iPhone C 2018

4. Humanoid

Posts: 1226; Member since: Dec 11, 2017

Iphone 6ssss

5. Valdomero

Posts: 670; Member since: Nov 13, 2012

iPhone Xc sounds more logical, since the design changed with the introduction of the X, the following models having that same design shall be named with the same branding scheme of the original.

6. OneLove123

Posts: 1047; Member since: Aug 28, 2018

iPhone xtreme s(c)heap.:)

7. Sammy_DEVIL737

Posts: 1529; Member since: Nov 28, 2016

iPhone 2018 seems better to me.

9. Rigmaster

Posts: 234; Member since: Jan 22, 2018

iPhone 7.5+S gets my vote.

10. Humanoid

Posts: 1226; Member since: Dec 11, 2017

Xc can only be used with plastic colorful body

11. frustyak

Posts: 248; Member since: Mar 08, 2010

How about 'iPhone IX'?

13. Shott3r

Posts: 20; Member since: Nov 28, 2017

Iphone Iphone Pro 5.8" iphone Pro 6.5" Alternatively: Iphone (for the 5.8" OLED) Iphone C (for the "colorful" LCD) Iphone Plus (for the 6.5" OLED)

15. cocoy

Posts: 457; Member since: Oct 30, 2015

Lol. For your smartphone to be considered as "cheap" it must cost at least $799. Are you kidding right?

16. cocoy

Posts: 457; Member since: Oct 30, 2015

Double post

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