New ‘iPhone 11 Pro’ cases make way for … Apple Pencil?

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Finger crossed for Apple Pencil support.
Photo: Olixar

Accessory-makers are already preparing cases for Apple’s next-generation iPhone lineup, including an “iPhone 11 Pro” that will support a brand new Apple Pencil.

Here’s what we can expect, according to Olixar.

We’ve heard whispers of Apple Pencil support for the iPhone 11. One analyst promised the upgrade back in July. But this is the first time we’ve seen what might be considered real evidence.

Sure, it’s only a case from a third-party accessory-maker. But Olixar’s predictions proved right on the money in the past.

Olixar iPhone 11 Pro cases?

The new case looks like it fits an iPhone XS from the front. But around the back, things look very different.

The upcoming Olixar case makes way for a significantly larger camera module with three lenses — one of the biggest upgrades we’re expecting from the iPhone 11. The case also boasts a holster for an Apple Pencil.

An iPhone 11 with Apple Pencil support? Just take my money already.
Just take my money already!
Photo: Olixar

“This goes someway to confirming recent rumours that suggest the iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max will be compatible with a new version of the Apple Pencil,” says MobileFun, which obtained these images.

A brand new Apple Pencil for iPhone

Apple likely will optimize that new Apple Pencil for iPhone 11 Pro. It probably will feature a shorter, lighter design, making it easier to lug around alongside your iPhone.

It also likely will offer the same functionality you get from the existing Apple Pencil, but Olixar hasn’t offered any other information so far.

It’s probably best we take these images with a pinch of salt for now. Nothing is confirmed until Apple makes the iPhone refresh official next month (likely on Sept. 10). But as I mentioned, Olixar delivered reliable info about upcoming iPhones in the past.