Details of Apple's newest iPhone revealed in leak

Details of the latest Apple device called the 'iPhone X' have been revealed in an apparent leak.

Apple's latest iPhone models have been leaked ahead of their launch on Tuesday. Picture: John Devlin

The name of the phone, along with two others called the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, were reported by two news sites given access to an unreleased version of the iOS operating system.

The information was published ahead of a launch event at Apple’s new headquarters on Tuesday.

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The BBC claims to have confirmed an anonymous source was behind the leak to Apple-based publications code9to5Mac and MacRumors.

Details of the latest Apple device called the "iPhone X" have been revealed in an apparent leak. Picture: PA

A reference to iPhone X has fuelled rumours Apple intends to unveil a high-end model alongside more modest updates to its existing handsets.

Other discoveries include images of a new Apple Watch and AirPod headphones, a set-up process for Face ID, and the introduction of Animoji, animated emoji characters.

Details of the latest Apple device called the "iPhone X" have been revealed in an apparent leak. Picture: PA