Kuo: No Apple Pencil Support for 2019 iPhones, Upcoming 6.1-Inch Model to Be Slightly Delayed

Apple’s upcoming 2019 iPhone fashions would possibly not enhance the Apple Pencil as it does now not be offering a “excellent particular person revel in,” in step with revered Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo who shared the tips in a convention despatched out to buyers.

Kuo believes that Apple will announce the three new iPhones anticipated in 2019 in all places the week of September 9, which is in line with different rumors that experience pointed against a September 12 unveil date, a September 14 pre-order date, and a September 21 release date.


The 5.8 and 6.5-inch OLED iPhones may also be to be had in September, says Kuo, alternatively the 6.1-inch sort, which has reportedly been plagued by means of manufacturing problems, may also be to be had “reasonably later on account of its manufacturing agenda.”

Kuo expects each the 6.1 and 6.5-inch iPhone fashions to provide each unmarried and dual-SIM variations, with the dual-SIM fashions to be to be had in explicit markets like China. Kuo’s knowledge is in line with main points shared by means of Bloomberg this morning.


The 5.8-inch iPhone would possibly not be offering dual-SIM enhance, alternatively Kuo says it will come with an e-SIM along side single-SIM capability. Kuo isn’t sure, alternatively, if the e-SIM may also be activated.

In step with a chart shared by means of Kuo tick list potential specifications for the three new units, the 6.5-inch iPhone is anticipated to return again with a 2-cell 3,300 to 3,400 mAh battery, whilst the 5.8-inch sort shall be offering a 2-cell 2,700 to 2,800 mAh battery, and the 6.1-inch LCD sort shall be offering a 1-cell 2,600 to 2,700 mAh battery.

Kuo believes the 6.5-inch iPhone can have an answer of 2688 x 1242, with the 5.8-inch sort proceeding to provide an answer of 2436 x 1125. The 6.1-inch sort, throughout the intervening time, is anticipated to have an answer of 1792 x 828.

As previous rumors have steered, the two higher-end iPhones shall be offering dual-lens cameras, whilst the 6.1-inch sort shall be offering a unmarried lens digital camera. Every the OLED fashions may additionally be offering 4GB RAM and a most of 512GB of garage, whilst the 6.1-inch sort will cap out at 256GB of garage and 3GB RAM.

The 6.1-inch sort will also be restricted to a 2X2 MIMO modem whilst the two OLED units gets quicker 4×4 MIMO modems, alternatively it is going to be to be had in a wider array of colours. Kuo has in the past mentioned that he expects the 6.1-inch iPhone to be to be had in pink, blue, orange, grey, and white, whilst the 5.8 and 6.5-inch iPhone fashions may also be to be had in three colours, possibly silver, space grey, and gold.

All three fashions, along side the lower-cost 6.1-inch iPhone, are anticipated to return again with enhance for the brand new A12 chip, given that 6.1-inch iPhone is supposed to be a followup to the iPhone 8. Apple’s iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, and iPhone X all use the A11 chip.

Kuo expects the brand new 6.1-inch LCD sort to account for 50 to 55 % and 65 to 70 % of latest iPhone fashions’ general shipments in the second one one one part of 2019 and the main part of 2019, respectively.

The new 6.1-inch iPhone will “building up variety calls for” compared to iPhone X and iPhone 8 on account of its ticket, which Kuo expects to be between $600 and $699. As he has mentioned prior to now, Kuo believes Apple will well worth the 5.8-inch OLED iPhone at $800 to $899 and the 6.5-inch OLED iPhone at $900 to $999.
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