There were numerous speculations, rumors, and reports about the names of the upcoming Apple iPhone devices. Thank a leak by Allthings.now which has first spotted an XML sitemap of Apple.com website. According to the leak, Apple is going to unveil three new devices – iPhone Xs, iPhone Xs Max and iPhone Xr.
This reveal is made just moments before the unveiling of the 2018 iPhone devices, Apple has updated its product sitemap file which states the name of the devices which are to be launched. The new iPhones are named iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max.
The sitemap also has links to otter box cases for both of the new iPhones. The cases are available in black, white, midnight blue, Productured, stone, taupe, saddle brown and in many more colors. Of course, these links are not live yet. Among these things, the sitemap has mentioned some important things as well such as the display size, storage and color options for iPhone XR, iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max. The iPhone XS and XS Max will come in with the storage options of 64GB, 256GB, and 512GB and they will be available on silver, black and in gold color.
iPhone XS and XS Max feature 5.8 inches and 6.5 inches of the display respectively whereas the iPhone XR will feature a display of 6.1 inches. It will be available in two different storage options, 64GB and 256GB. iPhone XR will be available in black, white, red, yellow, blue and coral. So there will be a lot of options to choose from. It is speculated that iPhone XR with its 6.1 inch LCD display will be the cheaper in the lot.
In the upcoming event, Apple will release its brand new watches. The new Apple Series 4 models of watches will come in the new sizes of 40 mm and 44 mm. So far all the Apple watches have come in the sizes of either 38 mm or 42 mm. But this new series watches will have an increase of a 2 mm on both the smaller and larger sizes. The new watches will be available in space gray, silver and gold aluminum.
Stainless steel models will also be available and the usual Nike and Hermes collaborations will obviously be there. However, they will not release any ceramic Apple Watch Edition for this generation. The sitemap has revealed that the watch bands will come in different colors and to top it all, a gold stainless steel band will also be available.
The Apple Store is down ahead of the new product announcements at the 10 AM PT presentation at Apple Park. The store will open when the event is all wrapped up with promo pages for all of the new products. It is not clear if anything will be available to buy today. Apple has already announced the release date for the AirPower charging mat and the new wireless charging case for AirPods.
It is not clear if the slim bezel iPad Pros will make an appearance today at the event as they were rumored to be launched sometime this fall. Apple is expected to also announce Mac updates, including a new iMac refresh with upgraded performance and display, a new ‘pro-focused’ Mac mini, and a major new entrant into the portable line.
Apart from the hardware, Apple will also announce the release dates for iOS 12, watchOS 5, macOS Mojave, and tvOS 12. The iOS 12 should be available to everyone next week on Tuesday or Wednesday. The HomePod OS update is also in the process of being announced.
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