And while you may think that $3 difference in the manufacture of the display doesn't warrant removal of a much-used feature, do remember that Apple makes millions of these.
The new iPhone will also include a new "touch film sensor" to the glass.
Though there are numerous reports of slow iPhone X demand but still we expect the 2018 iPhone's to follow the similar design. iPhone X successor should come in more affordable price while iPhone X Plus should regain the top spot in the line-up. With high launch prices and a handful of proprietary accessories, Apple must not alienate the mass market by becoming too expensive to buy. According to the analyst, 2018 would mark the beginning of the end for one of the iPhone's most unique features - 3D Touch.
Following Apple's habit of releasing a new phone every September, the new 2018 edition flagship phone could be unveiled this September.
As iPhone sales start to plateau, Apple is becoming more reliant on its services and other products to help boost growth.
According to a recently published Financial Times report, the Cupertino-based tech giant is to increase its capital returns scheme to coincide with its latest quarterly earnings briefing.
Apple plans to return an extra $100 billion at least to shareholders, analysts predict, as it prepares to redistribute its repatriated overseas profits.
It is estimated that third quarter unit sales will go down by up to 5 percent year-over-year.
The device would also not take over other things from the iPhone X, to reduce the price. Do you want to see it on future iPhones?
"This would imply Apple repurchases $210 billion in shares and pays $52 billion in dividends over the next three years", the bank said in a recent note to clients, adding that this would still leave about $30billion available for acquisitions.