‘iPhone XI’ Concept Imagines Apple’s Flagship Smartphone for 2018

The folks over at iDrop News have just shared their latest iPhone concept, imagining 2018’s flagship OLED ‘iPhone XI’ which Apple might release this year as a successor to the iPhone X, featuring a smaller notch, a dual-SIM card tray, an upgraded camera and improved internals.

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The concept ‘iPhone XI’ features roughly the same form factor and size as the iPhone X, and retains its glass construction and edge-to-edge 5.8-inch display. While the design will likely remain the same, the metal frame could be updated to allow for faster data transmissions. Based on Ming-Chi Kuo’s earlier predictions, the device could also sport a dual-SIM card tray. 

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The iPhone XI also has front- and rear-facing AR and Face ID capabilities without two separate TrueDepth sensors.

“With some clever engineering, the company could use one camera and one set of TrueDepth sensors — and just make those components dual-directional by mounting them vertically.

Apple could “wrap” the black sensor housing around both sides of the device, allowing the TrueDepth Camera — and its advanced array of sensors — to be used in both a front-facing and rear-facing manner. To make that happen, the company would apply a wide-angle fisheye or 360-degree lens tech to the system.”

Check out some more images below and tell us what you think.

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