Apple is Reportedly Working on a 5.5-Inch iPhone 9 Plus

Apple is Reportedly Working on a 5.5-Inch iPhone 9 Plus
All the leaks and speculations concerning the iPhone 9/ iPhone SE 2 up to now revolved round a smartphone with a 4.7-inch LCD show. Now, 9to5Mac has discovered proof on iOS 14 code that hints on the existence of a 5.5-inch Plus variant for the iPhone 9 – presumably the iPhone 9 Plus.

According to the report, Apple could be engaged on this Plus variant so as to exchange its current iPhone 8 lineup. Both the smartphones are anticipated to be operating on Apple’s A13 Bionic chip, the identical chip utilized in its iPhone 11 collection.

In case you’re out of the loop, the upcoming iPhone 9 is tipped to sport a bodily fingerprint scanner – Touch ID as an alternative of the corporate’s facial recognition system Face ID. As per famous Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, the system will lack 3D Touch.

The report mentions that the alleged iPhone 9 and iPhone 9 Plus will assist Apple Pay and Express Transit. Express Transit function makes it attainable to shortly pay for commutes with out having to authenticate with Touch ID or Face ID. It may also be capable to scan NFC tags in the background.

For now, it stays unsure if Apple can be advertising these upcoming iPhones as iPhone 9 or iPhone SE 2. There are rumors supporting each of the phrases and therefore, we should await Apple to know for positive.

According to Kuo, the iPhone 9 can be priced at $399 (round Rs. 28,000) and can retail in Space Gray, Silver, and Red shade variants. 3GB of LPDDR4X RAM and as much as 128GB of storage is predicted. The iPhone 9 was earlier anticipated to be launched in March however studies recommend that the manufacturing of the iPhone 9 received delayed as a result of outbreak of coronavirus.

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