Sometime later this Autumn, Apple is expected to unveil its new iPhone lineup. It’s not clear whether the company will stick to three models, like in 2017, or go back to two as it did in previous years.
Either way, there’s a good chance that the old form factor — which includes bezels at the top and bottom to make space for Touch ID — will disappear, and make way for new, iPhone X-inspired models where the display dominates the front.
Designer Martin Hajek, in collaboration with iDropNews, decided to take inspiration from all the rumours so far and created 3D renders of what he calls the “iPhone XI,” or “11,” which could give us a good visual hint of what Apple might actually unveil come September.
Here’s how the renders look:
It’s a refined iPhone X.
The iPhone XI doesn’t look groundbreaking.
But it shouldn’t: The iPhone X was the iPhone’s biggest redesign ever, and its new appearance didn’t just mean that its look was tweaked, but also its functionality.
For a relatively conservative firm like Apple — which needs to move accurately not to alienate its immense following — this was a big enough change already, so it’s reasonable not to expect them to do anything too drastic this year.
There is even less bezel.
What’s immediately noticeable about the iPhone XI’s front is that it presents even less bezel than the iPhone X.
Save for the notch, which remains at the top, the newly imagined model looks even more of an all-screen device than the X already does.
Hajek also imagines a dual-SIM version, which has been rumoured but doesn’t really line up with Apple’s history, so we wouldn’t hold our hopes up for that.
The notch gets smaller.
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