Apple's new 6.5-inch handset could be called the 'iPhone XS Max'

J. Lekavicius

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Last week, we saw some concept renders of two of the three iPhones expected to be announced on September 12 that also suggested a gold colour option would be offered. Both models resemble the current iPhone X.

The company's official invitation made heavy use of the colour gold, fueling speculation on social media that the company plans to launch a gold-coloured successor to the iPhone X, which was made available only in silver and gray a year ago.

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It's said to have a giant 6.5-inch display, so the "Max" moniker is fitting for what will be Apple's largest smartphone.

Apple will also be revealing a cheaper model with a 6.1-inch LCD screen. According to 9to5Mac, citing sources "familiar with Apple's marketing plans", a yet-to-be-confirmed 6.5in handset will be christened the iPhone XS Max, breaking away from the firm's traditional "Plus" designation. The presence of a single rear camera setup suggests that these are dummies of the LCD model, however we can not verify the genuineness of the leak. Specifically, the leak revealed that Apple's best iPhone models ever will have Apple's worst name ever: iPhone XS.

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What do you think of the new colors? Interestingly, the LCD iPhone is yet to get a clear name. Apple Pencil support? There has been some talk about Apple adding support for its Apple Pencil stylus to the 6.5-inch version of the iPhone, however rumors surrounding the addition have seemed to cool off over the past couple of weeks. But all will be revealed september 12 at the Steve Jobs Theater inside Apple Park.

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