Bloomberg: 2019 iPhones Will Have Centered Apple Logo on Back
2019 iPhones will feature a centered Apple logo on the back of the devices, according to Bloomberg's Mark Gurman.
The centered logo will help users know where to place their Apple Watch or AirPods case to charge on the back of the upcoming iPhones, which are widely expected to have a new Qi-based device-to-device charging feature, similar to Wireless PowerShare on Samsung's latest Galaxy smartphones.
Wireless PowerShare on Samsung's Galaxy S10
In late July, an alleged Foxconn worker claimed that there will be no "iPhone" branding on the back of the iPhone 11 models
, and this certainly seems more likely in light of this centered Apple logo rumor.
Taking both rumors into account, concept designer Ben Geskin has mocked up how the iPhone 11 models should look:
Gurman also reiterated that iPhone 11 models will have more shatter-resistant glass
and improved water resistance, the iPhone XR will come in a new green color, and that this year's Apple Watch refresh will be relatively minor, with a focus on new ceramic and titanium casing finishes
and watchOS 6.
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Removing everything related to Steve Jobs, iGuess.
90+ Hz OLED
More RAM (and a multi-tasking OS that an use it)
Dual physical SIM card
Expandable storage support (or non-gouging prices for internal storage)
Better than 5W charger included in the box
...for starters. Then once it's achieved parity with phones costing half as much, Apple can start working on new features.