KGI's Latest 2018 iPhone Rumors: Next iPhone X And X Plus Will Have 4GB RAM, 6.1-Inch iPhone To Lack 3D Touch

According to KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo who rolled out with a trio of new investor notes that offer some additional info on the supplier breakdown for this year’s new iPhone models, the new-generation of iPhone X, and bigger iPhone X so-called iPhone X Plus, and a lower-priced 6.1-inch LCD iPhone.

Kuo says in terms of battery tech on this year’s iPhone lineup, the 6.5-inch OLED iPhone X Plus will pack an L-shaped battery between 3,3000 and 3,400mAh, up to 25 percent larger battery capacity than current iPhone X. As for the 5.8-inch OLED iPhone, is said to include a 2,700 to 2,800mAh battery, will be supplied primarily by Unimicron.

Meanwhile, for the 6.1-inch model that expected to be priced around $700-$800 in the US, KGI predicts it will pack 2,850 to 2,950mAh battery in rectangular shape, up to 8.5 percent larger than current iPhone X. It makes sense that the increased capacity will be the result of a smaller logic board given manufacturing advancements.

According to Kuo, the second-generation iPhone X and a larger 6.5-inch version of iPhone X Plus will each have an increased 4GB of RAM. The analyst predicts that the 6.1-inch iPhone will be continue to use 3GB of RAM but featured with a 3D sensing for Face ID and Animoji, and to lacks 3D Touch.

KGI claims there will be no improvements to be made to TrueDepth camera system until 2019. Nevertheless, he expects the devices to sell well, especially the lower-priced 6.1-inch iPhone, which he says will account for around 50 percent of the new models sold in the second half of 2018.

Via MacRumors And 9to5Mac, Image Credit Wccftech And Forbes

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