Senior Vice President of worldwide marketing Phil Schiller said that, despite the fact that some models of the iPhone the letters in the name have a special meaning, latest models XS and XR are not affected. About it reports the edition Engаdget.
At the same time, he admitted that he sees such marking gadgets similarity so called sports cars.
“I love cars and everything that moves quickly. And R and S are letters used to denote the really special sports cars”, — he said with a smile.
In 2009, Schiller said that the S in iPhone 3GS means “speed” (speed), notes the Verge.
Two years later, Apple CEO Tim cook said that in the case of the iPhone 4S, the letter S stands for Siri, the voice assistant that was first included in the software of this model.
For model 5C, 5S and 6S Apple has not provided an explanation.
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