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Expect two OLED iPhones, one LCD iPhone in 2018 – report
The iPhone X was undoubtedly the star iPhone of last year’s range, packing a high screen/body ratio and a gorgeous OLED screen from Samsung. But what should we expect from 2018’s models?
According to KGI Securities (spotted by 9to5 Mac), we can expect two OLED iPhones in the form of an iPhone X successor and an iPhone X Plus. It’s believed that the new iPhone X will maintain the 5.8-inch screen size, while the plus model will offer a mammoth 6.5-inch screen size.
But Apple is also expected to offer a 6.1-inch LCD model, using a similar design to the iPhone X. This variant is expected to have a price tag “in the $650-750 range”, 9to5 Mac reports. At the moment, Apple offers two LCD-equipped iPhones (iPhone 8 and 8 Plus), while the iPhone X is the only OLED-equipped model.
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KGI Securities also suggested that the iPhone X won’t be made anymore as production of the 2018 models increases in volume. This is noteworthy as Apple’s strategy is to usually sell older flagships at a reduced price.
The reason for the mooted first-gen iPhone X production halt? Disappointing sales, according to KGI, claiming that the device is expected to miss sales forecasts.