Don't Wait for Huge Design Changes
According to Korean website ETNews, Apple's 2019 iPhones could be a little thinner and lighter than their predecessors thanks to Samsung's Y-OCTA OLED display technology.
It's unclear how many millimeters and grams Apple could shave off by adopting the tech, but it would be a welcomed change given that Apple's actually increased the thickness of the iPhone in recent years:
Unfortunately, this might not happen. A report claims the new iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max will actually be a half millimeter or so thicker than the previous models.
Barclays analyst Blayne Curtis claims that the new iPhones won't have any major design changes other than the new camera design.
A report out of China claims Apple will remove "iPhone" from the back of the 2019 iPhone design. A bit strange, but certainly possible.
Respected analyst Ming-Chi Kuo believes the new iPhone models will come with a frosted glass casing. Beyond that though, the 2019 iPhones will probably look and feel a lot like their predecessors.
Dummy models sent to 9to5Mac, which you can see in the video below, show off the final design for the 2019 versions of the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR.
That said, well-known leaker Ice Universe says the iPhone's "appearance breakthrough" (which we can assume means major design changes) won't come until next year.
For more on the 2020 iPhones, see our guide.