With Apple's new iPhone 11 launch date approaching rapidly, we're starting to get a far more rounded picture of what the new smartphone is going to look like. If you're entirely new to the new iPhone 2019 rumor mill, then let's get one fact out of the way first: all the leaks point to another incremental upgrade. We've been sifting through iPhone rumors for over a decade now, and nothing is telling us that we're going to see anything truly revolutionary with 2019's iPhone.
Three entirely new devices. iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR. All-screen. Faster, more advanced Face ID. The A12 Bionic, the smartest and most powerful chip ever in a smartphone. A breakthrough camera system with Portrait mode and new software-enhanced, adjustable depth of field. And so much more.
Recently, sentiment has been growing that smartphones aren’t as exciting as they used to be, and to a certain extent, that’s true. Smartphones have been getting faster, their cameras have gotten sharper, and their displays have gotten bigger, but at the same time, they are more or less the same rectangular pocket computers we’ve been using for the last four or five years.