iOS 14 code suggests Apple is working on an iPhone 9 Plus too
We’ve been listening to rumors for months that Apple is planning on releasing a brand new price range telephone this 12 months, often known as both the iPhone SE 2 or the iPhone 9. But a brand new report by 9to5Mac suggests Apple is working on a bigger iPhone 9 Plus too – the primary we’ve heard of such a tool.
Previous rumors had advised the iPhone 9 would use the iPhone 6‘s design, together with a four.7-inch LCD and TouchID, as a way to cut back prices. But code in iOS 14 additionally factors to a bigger 5.5-inch mannequin with roughly the identical specs in any other case. 9to5Mac says ”proof signifies that each will run with the A13 Bionic chip,” the processor within the iPhone 11 household. They may even pack NFC scanning, which was not attainable on the iPhone eight or iPhone X.
Apple is taking a unique method to most different firms making price range telephones. While most of those embrace new designs with weaker processors, Apple would slightly stuff its newest processor into an outdated chassis.
Personally, I want Apple had caught with the design of the unique iPhone SE, which was principally an up to date iPhone 5; I do know a number of iPhone customers who’re nonetheless keen on the olden days of smaller telephones. While the iPhone 6‘s chassis isn’t enormous by fashionable requirements, it’s probably not sufficiently small for one-handed use both, not to mention the 6 Plus. And these outdated bezels are huge.
Still, some customers don’t care about such issues, and the bigger mannequin will possible deliver improved battery life, so it’s good folks on the lookout for a price range iPhone have some choices. The iPhone 9 and 9 Plus are anticipated to be revealed someday over the following few months.
Published March 16, 2020 — 23:03 UTC