Multiple sources have revealed that Apple’s much-anticipated special edition model will launch as the iPhone X. Now, a leak suggests that the handset will pack the new A11 Fusion chip which should significantly enhance the overall performance., as well as improve battery life.
Unlike last year’s iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus that came with the A10 Fusion chip featuring four cores, the upcoming iPhone X is said to pack a hexa-core processor. This means there’ll be 4 high-performance cores and 2 high-efficiency cores. Now, this should essentially improve the overall performance of the deice during heavy usage, as well reduce battery consumption by reducing workload for less demanding tasks.
Elsewhere, the anniversary edition iPhone X is said to feature 3GB of RAM along with 4K video support at 60fps, along with 1080p videos at 240fps. Furthermore, it also rumored that the power button on the iPhone X will be much larger than the one found on earlier iPhone models. Sources suggest that power button will play a crucial role to access features such as Face ID to authenticate payment via Apple Pay.
Apple celebrates the iPhone’s tenth anniversary this year, and the rumored iPhone X is the company’s idea of celebrating that achievement. The company has reportedly planned some serious upgrades for its special edition handset, both in terms of design and functionality. For instance, an edge to edge OLED display, wireless and fast charging, glass body, camera improvements, along with subtle design upgrades.
The company’s Fall keynote event almost upon us, where we’ll likely see the unveiling of the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, along with the special-edition iPhone X. Rumor also has it that the iPhone X could be delayed until October as Apple is reportedly facing severe supply issues.
Apart from its 2017 iPhone line-up, the company is also expected to announce the new Apple Watch 3 and along with a 4K Apple TV. Stay tuned as full details will be announced tomorrow during Apple’s keynote at its new Spaceship headquarters in Cupertino.