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Apple may as well have launched an iPhone XD, because the internet’s heaping the hilarious hot takes on the company’s new smartphone names.
Leaked earlier today through its own website, Cupertino’s three new phones will be called the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and the iPhone XR.
Fans aren’t warming to them.
It’s official, iPhone XS, XS Max, and iPhone XR. I’ll get use to it, but those are awful names.
— Michael Kukielka (@DetroitBORG) September 12, 2018
“XS MAX, I keep seeing ‘EXCESS MAX.’ It sounds a new Pepsi Beverage,” wrote one Twitter user.
“XrR sounds like a new model from Mazda.”
— A.C. Junior (@OfficialMisterC) September 12, 2018
Others stuck with the car theme.
— hardeep giller (@hardeepgiller) September 12, 2018
Some felt they were more suited to energy drinks than cars or smartphones.
so the new iphones are called “xs, xs max and sr”, huh
honestly this makes iphones sound much more like energy drinks to me than they sound like phones
— maple @ egx in 10 days (@mplblm) September 12, 2018
One user called it the “worst naming of a phone” he’s seen in years.
iPhone XS Max
IpHoNE XtrA sMaLL mAX
This is the worst naming of a phone I’ve seen in years.
— Sammy Guichelaar (@SamGuichelaar) September 12, 2018
Other just… well, lost it. I guess?
PS1, PS2, PS3, PS4, PS5.
iPhone 6, iPhone 6s, iPhone SE, iPhone X, iPhone X Mega Lil Big Mini, iPhone XS Max, iPhone Ultra, iPhone New True Oldschool Ultra Extreme, iPhone XXXL Plus Max Turbo Luxury Pipiska Hardcore
— Я дико извиняюсь (@traktor_bang) September 12, 2018
The company’s only set to launch its new iPhone range at 7pm SAST on Wednesday, so we can expect some interesting hot takes after the event.
Feature image: Apple