IPhone XS coming soon: 5.8-inch and 6.5-inch OLED displays

IPhone XS coming soon: 5.8-inch and 6.5-inch OLED displays

Apple has sent out invites to technology enthusiasts, media informing that it will hold its next big annual iPhone event on September 12.

Starting off with the new iPhones, Apple's new 2018 lineup looks set to consist of 6.1-inch LCD-equipped iPhone 9 (not pictured here) alongside two iPhone XS-branded OLED handsets.

The images corroborate earlier reports that the new high-end devices would come in two sizes, feature a gold color option and use the name iPhone Xs. It's good to see that Apple chose to reduce the bezels, just like it did with the iPhone X a year ago, to increase screen size, rather than making the case itself bigger. Somehow, the folks at 9to5Mac have managed to get their hands on the official renders of the next-generation iPhone and Apple Watch. It also said the phone maker planned to release a new version of the Apple Watch, with a larger display and reduced edges. The biggest change is the all-new edge-to-edge display.

9to5Mac founder Seth Weintraub said the photos were spotted on a hidden portion of Apple's website and are actual photos of the products to be announced in September.

All the phones could also include gesture controls and Apple's Face ID unlocking system, and 3D Touch might be stripped off from at least one of the devices. The company is still riding high on the all-screen iPhone X it revealed a year ago.

A larger 6.5-inch iPhone X Plus.

"First up we have an image of what has been called the 'iPhone XS". However, while we may see some of these debut September 12, it's likely Apple will save other products for a second event in October or November.

The larger takeaway here is that Apple, despite the incredible success and popularity of the iPhone, is still looking for ways to take the user experience to the next level. There's also been chatter of a new iPad Pro, for instance, and indeed refreshes elsewhere in Apple's hardware line-up.

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