Apple's iPhone 9 Has An Unfixable Design Problem

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  1. iDan

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    Apple AAPL is making a lot of changes with its upcoming new iPhones. One of the most exciting is how the company will slash prices to give iPhone fans a budget model with iPhone X-styling (details). But it will come with one unfixable design problem… In a tweet, the prolific, mysterious, cat-loving and consistently reliable tipster Ice Universe has confirmed the so-called ‘budget iPhone X’ or ‘iPhone 9’ will not and cannot look like the more expensive second-generation iPhone X (details) and new iPhone X Plus (details) it will launch beside, due to budget constraints.

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    Hmmm. Bad news day?
     
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    Good. This way I know who the cheapos are from a distance.
     
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    We’ll only definitely find out when the new iPhones are announced in September. Apple never releases details ahead of time.
     
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    I'm not sure an extra 1-2 mm are really such a bad thing, especially on the lower cost LCD iPhone. Most people will have them in bulky cases and it probably won't be noticeable.
     
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    Cases take away from the experience. I've only ever used my iPhone with zero protection. The style and design is beautiful without a case or screen protector. Get the AppleCare+ and you're set.
     
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