It is one of the eternal secrets of our time. In a lineup full of other products, Apple's alternate hardware cycle, iPhone, went back to the iPhone 3GS in 2009 and saw its name add -S. The question remains: What does S actually represent?
In an interview with Engadget Phil Schiller, senior vice president of marketing for Apple, said in an interview with Engadget that the letter the company chose for their products did not really support anything said. all. This includes the iPhone XS and XS Max of the Year, and of course the mysterious name iPhone XR. (X means 10)
Schiller says, "I like cars and fast ones, and R and S are the letters used to represent sports, Porsche likes to add characters to the model, Mercedes
When Apple first introduced the iPhone 3GS, Schiller proudly described the name "S is simply the abbreviation of speed".
Two years later, Tim Cook told Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher at the D10 conference that the "S" designation of the product was a new introduction to Apple.
Although the iPhone 5S and 5C came out in 2013, Apple continues to be the name for the iPhone 6S. Interestingly, the iPhone SE re-invented Schiller's name, confirming that journalist Jason Cipriani meant "Special Edition."
But now XS, XS Max and XR in a nihilistic way back in alphabetical order.It does not really stand for anything.This is a curious choice for Apple, a company that is generally proud of hidden details.In general,
But sometimes R seems to be R (or at least a car)