Apple's desperate maneuver to restore sales of iPhone X

Apple's desperate maneuver to restore sales of iPhone X
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ISLAMABAD - Apple may launch a new colour variant of the iPhone in an attempt to restore sales of the flagship smartphone. According to a report from Japanese blog *Macotakara*, the company wants to increase sales of the iPhone X, Apple’s most expensive smartphone to date that will set you back $1000 (or approx Rs 64,857). Apple is also planning to launch the sixth-generation iPad in the third-quarter of this year.

A report claims that Apple will add a new colour variant of the iPhone X that should actually help the company to increase sales of the device.

The site doesn’t share too many details, but a new variant is likely to come in ‘blush gold’. The report corroborates an earlier claim made by *Benjamin Geskin*, who said that Apple has already started the production of the so-called “blush gold” colour variant of the iPhone X. The iPhone X is currently sold in white and space grey colour shades.

Additionally, *Macotakara *reports that the sixth-generation iPad will launch in the third-quarter of this year. The updated model will replace the existing fifth-generation iPad that costs $329 in the market.

The follow-up to the current-generation model will look exactly the same with no change in design. Speculation is rife that the new 9.7-inch iPad will only cost $249 (or approx Rs 16,159) and will also work with Apple Pencil.

Both *Bloomberg* and KGI Securities analyst *Ming-Cho Kuo* have also predicted a low-cost 9.7-inch iPad will launch soon.

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