According to 9to5Mac, the 9 will be for the base model.
It says the launch will see 'a premium model priced at around 9, according to people briefed on the product, who asked to remain anonymous because they were not authorised to speak publicly.' 'For 9, expect to get an i Phone 8 with 64 GB storage — the new base storage capacity for the 2017 i Phone lineup.
Apple's tenth anniversary i Phone will be called the i Phone X according to Dutch tech site i Culture.
Pictured is a mock up of the case posted on Twitter by Senior Editor of The i Phone Insider Aaron Mason Because the Home Pod speaker will have to work with Apple's new phone, it contains references to some of the upcoming features in its code.
These include:- Removal of the home button- A 'tap to wake' feature- Facial expression detection, which may be used for Apple Pay- An edgeless display- An infrared camera - A 'Smart Cam' - 4K video at 60 fps The source also suggested it will be launched alongside two phones, which will be called the i Phone 8 and i Phone 8 Plus - and, this could mean Apple is skipping an 's' generation for the first time since it was introduced.
But at the end of last week, 9to5Mac said that case manufacturers it spoke to at the IFA trade show in Germany has been advised that the top of the range handset will instead be known as the i Phone Edition.