There will be a new iPhone with an LCD screen this year.
This is according to a report by The Wall Street Journal, which claims the company is planning to launch a new version of the “struggling” iPhone XR, the LCD-equipped, lower-cost iPhone Apple had launch alongside the high-end iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max.
The report does not say anything else about the upcoming LCD-based iPhone XR, except that 2019 might be its last year, as Apple is considering dropping it in 2020.
Despite media reports, Apple would likely disagree that the iPhone XR was a flop. In a recent interview, the company CEO Tim Cook said the iPhone XR has been “the most popular iPhone every day” since it began shipping. And even if the iPhone XR is as good as Apple would like it to be, the company still isn’t likely to drop it after just one year, given all the money it likely spent on development and marketing. Read more…