Cheaper new iPhone to be called iPhone XC

The technology giant is reportedly set to introduce two updated versions of the iPhone X

With Apple's event coming up in less than two days, telcos around the world are preparing for the launch of the three new iPhones. It'll also come in gold, adding to the grey and silver versions from past year.

After 9to5Mac brought the name iPhone XS Max into play last week for the largest of the new models, the name iPhone XS Plus is again mentioned on the slide.

This report would probably be dismissed out of hand if it came from anyone else, but when Ming-Chi Kuo says the 2018 iPad Pro will have a USB-C port it has to be taken seriously.

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A larger version of last year's iPhone X with a almost 6.5-inch screen. The company recently released a cheaper version of the iPad in March for £319, and before that a refreshed second-generation version of iPad Pro in June a year ago.

China Mobile will also offer dual SIM iPhones as it hints with this cheeky image that it posted on its Facebook page.

So you might expect the new flagship phone to be called the iPhone 11, but it analysts believe it will be actually be called the iPhone XS, with a larger-screened version called the XS Plus or XS Max. Apple already used one of these 5 years ago to identify an "inexpensive" iPhone model.

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The Apple Watch is 3 years old and ready for a light refresh. The Apple Watch saw more than 38 percent year-over-year growth, according to IDC, and a larger model could boost the device's prospects heading into the holiday season. Usually, Apple comes up with only one availability date for worldwide. Besides, the renders leaked last week gave us a good look at the iPad Pro 12.9 (2018) from multiple angles. The upgrades will mark the most-significant changes to the Apple Watch since the product was launched in 2014.

The slide also shows that preorders for the iPhone are likely to go live on Friday, September 14th.

On Friday, Apple stock fell on an announcement from the company indicating that the new tariffs on China, championed by President Donald Trump, would hurt its business.

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The iPhone X was the first Apple smartphone to get an edge-to-edge OLED display and no home button or fingerprint sensor.

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