Ross Young, noted display analyst, reported that Apple’s ProMotion technology could be exclusively available for iPhone 14 Pro models and skip lower-end iPhone 14 models. This contradicts analyst Jeff Pu’s claims that all upcoming iPhone 14 models could feature 120 Hz ProMotion displays.
In a research note for Haitong International Securities, analyst Jeff Pu claims that all the upcoming iPhone 14 variants, including the non-Pro models, will sport 6GB of RAM and 120Hz ProMotion variable refresh rate displays.
In a tweet, display analyst Ross Young claims that the upcoming iPhone 14 Pro and Pro Max models will have a hole-punch cutout alongside a pill-shaped cutout, and the former will not be concealed behind the display layer.
Taiwanese research firm TrendForce reports that the upcoming iPhone 14 Pro models could feature a 48MP wide-angle camera unit. This corroborates the previous speculation from September 2021.
Rumor has it that the upcoming iPhone 14 Pro will feature a pill-shaped cutout for the front cameras. While the device may be months away from launch, developer Jeffrey Grossman tweeted pictures of a mockup showing how the iPhone would look in hand.
Reliable Apple leaker @dylandkt claims that the iPhone 14 Pro series will feature a hole-punch display with under-display Face ID. There have been multiple rumors about Apple switching to under the display Face ID and ditching the notch in this year’s iPhone, but this is the first time a reliable source has confirmed it.
Despite the pandemic and supply chain disruptions, Apple had a pretty packed 2021 with several product launches, including the AirTag, M1 iMacs, redesigned MacBook Pros, and the iPhone 13 series. However, 2022 is unarguably looking like a major year for Apple in terms of product launches. The company could launch its first AR product this year, with the iPhone lineup expected to get a significant design overhaul. This year, the Apple Silicon Mac Pro should also make its debut and raise the bar for performance and efficiency to new heights in demanding workloads.
After killing the headphone jack, Apple could have potentially set its sight on getting rid of the SIM card slot in future iPhones. A new rumor originating from a Brazillian blog claims that the Cupertino company intends to ditch the physical SIM card slot in future iPhones.
According to the Korean website The Elec, the 2022 iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max will sport LTPO OLED panels featuring a hole-punch cutout for the front camera. Samsung and LG will supply these panels to Apple.
In a research note with TF International Securities, Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo speculates that Apple plans to add a 48MP camera to the upcoming iPhone 14, and the 2023 iPhone could feature a periscope lens in 2023.