Notchless iPhone XI concept is too futuristic to be real

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An alternative take on the iPhone XI.
Photo: Bassam Nasser

The grand unveiling of the iPhone 11 is less than two months away and even though we pretty much already know the new design, that’s not stopping some concept designers of dreaming what could be.

Notchless front displays have already made their way onto Android phones. This year’s iPhone is still expected to have a notch, so Bassam Nasser imagined what it would look like if Apple was ahead of the competition. His gorgeous concept also packs a horizontal three-lens camera and an embossed Apple logo that makes the iPhone look more futuristic than ever.

Too bad this can’t be real:

The 2019 iPhones will probably look a lot like their predecessors. Apple is expected to release three new models. One of the biggest design changes will be a tile-shaped camera in the back that houses three lenses.

Other features will likely include a new A13 processor, improved night-time camera sensor, super-wide lens, better battery life and reverse charging. The new phones might more notable for what they lack. Instead of upgrading to USB-C, Apple is still expected to use a Lightning port. The company is also removing 3D Touch from the display.