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The new report points otherwise, suggesting that the bigger plus-sized variant will be called the iPhone XS Plus.

Finally, there have also been reports of a new, cheaper iPhone, created to replace the current iPhone 8 and 8 Plus as the entry-level Apple smartphone. What's more, the 6.1-inch model will reportedly not include support for 3D Touch and will feature an aluminum frame as opposed to stainless steel. What are your thoughts on the new iPhone XC and iPhone XS Plus names?

"Depending on the price point, the launch of the XC could also see Apple making serious moves in the mobile mid-tier as it hopes to regain ground from more competitively priced rivals". The other storage sizes we can expect are 64GB and 256GB.

But the iPhone is far from the only product Apple will look to update during what is likely to be a busy event.

iPhone nomenclature aside, what really matters is what Apple's next-gen iPhone lineup will bring to the table in terms of overall performance and price. The 5.8-inch OLED option is said to be named "iPhone Xs" (that's "10 s"), while the 6.1-inch LED model's monicker remains unclear; it could be the "iPhone 9" to make up for continuity, or something else.

The company is forecast to sell 220 million iPhones in 2018, which is flat compared to a year ago, but Apple has successfully raised unit prices without consumer backlash. If reports saying that the 512GB 6.5-inch iPhone will be priced at $1,299, then that means you have to be prepared to shell out at least Dh5,580.

Industry experts are also predicting a fourth-generation Apple Watch will be introduced during the event, which is taking place at the firm's Apple Park campus in California on Wednesday. Business Insider details this here, showing that the iPhone 8 is highest in Brazil at $1,377 (Dh5,058).

While none of these leaks show us what the devices will actually look like, venerated Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo expects the iPhone XC to come in red, blue, orange, gray, and white - and the iPhone XS to come in the traditional silver, space gray, and gold colors. Some models, however, may come with 3GB of RAM, especially the budget model.

Currently, it is unknown whether the device will support two SIM card, or only selected models. Suffice it to say, you will hopefully be able to pick up the iPhone of your choice, no matter the model, in just a few weeks.

Both iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max will run on the iOS 12 software. If history is any indication, iPhone Xs pre-orders will open up on Friday, September 14 ahead of a release on September 21. This is the first time we're hearing this name used for the cheaper model, which has been referred to as the iPhone XC in recent days. China Telecom, the Chinese state-owned telecommunication company, recently posted on their Facebook page an image, which depicted the 2018 iPhone to have a double SIM tray.

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