At the moment, now we have obtained photographs that present a extra clear image of the brand new Sensible Battery Case and likewise new info present in iOS that offers us a sign of Apple’s deliberate launch schedule. There are photographs for 3 completely different fashions of the battery case: A2070, A2071 and A2171.
An attention-grabbing distinction that may be seen on the brand new instances is how far more area the battery occupies in relation to the remainder of the case, when in comparison with the previous fashions which had a big empty area on the backside, making a “chin”. This could give the brand new Sensible Battery Case an elevated battery capability.
The reference to 3 mannequin identifiers may point out help for all three sizes of iPhones with no residence button: 5.8-, 6.1- and 6.5-inch. If that is so, it will be the primary time Apple will supply the Sensible Battery Case for its bigger iPhones. Beforehand, the Sensible Battery Case was not out there for the plus-size iPhones.
One other identifier present in iOS offers us a sign that Apple plans to launch these instances in 2018. We’re already approaching the tip of the 12 months, nevertheless it’s not unprecedented for Apple to launch new merchandise this time of 12 months: the unique Sensible Battery Case was launched in December 2015 and the AirPods have been launched in December 2016, so it’s nonetheless doable for Apple to launch the brand new battery case this 12 months.
Once more, here’s a comparability of the previous mannequin with the brand new one: