But to make up for it, Apple will apparently include 18W fast chargers in the box - you'd previously only get a 5W charger with the iPhone X series of phones. It may be that Apple keeps the Pencil exclusive to the iPad line.
The giant continues to bring out high-end and upgraded phones however, lesser people are finding enough reasons to spend a whopping $1000 on a phone. They are widely expected to be dubbed as the "iPhone 11" lineup.
Apple famously cancelled its AirPower charging mat this year having prematurely teased it at an event.
At present iPhone 7, which was launched several years ago retails at $449.
This year on September 10, the company is expected to launch three models, which could be called iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max.
The iPhone 11 and Apple Watch 5 are set to launch tomorrow
With no historic library of television content of its own, Apple will sell its own service - Apple TV+ - even as it already serves as a reseller of other channels like HBO and, analysts believe, takes a cut of sales. For the first time, you'll be able to stream the iPhone event on YouTube - so iPhone and Android users alike can watch as their once-modern smartphone is rendered obsolete right on their now-ancient handset.
"Apple saw meaningful elasticity of demand in China when it lowered the price of iPhone XR, and we expect Apple to potentially lower pricing of some models", the Bank of America analysts said. As a quick primer, bilateral wireless charging would allow users to charge other Apple devices - like the Apple Watch - by placing it on the iPhone. Notably, Kuo relays that both OLED-based iPhone 11 models will boast a triple-lens camera for vastly improved camera performance.
Apple is also expected to announce more details about an upcoming video streaming service that will compete with streaming services from companies such as Netflix, Disney and Hulu.
It is also expected that with the iPhone 11 series, Apple will finally shift to the USB Type-C port for charging and connectivity.
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