Ahead of Apple’s planned fall iPhone launch, iPhone 14 rumors are spiraling out of control as expected, as leakers toss their predictions against a wall to see what “sticks.”
Apple’s upcoming iPhone 14 lineup will feature a new purple color option, the same storage configurations as last year’s iPhone 13 and (slightly) faster 30W charging – reports 9to5Mac.
The information comes from the Twitter user @Jiorikuwho last year accurately predicted Apple’s “Use Face ID with a Mask” feature.
Quick dump of current iPhone 14 knowledge that I can share. Please note that these are a lot of confirmations rather than news. Also, sing a new system to gauge how much weight I would put behind leaks! Look for a 🚀 and note that 5/5 is 100% in my book.
OK, let’s go!
— McGuire Wood 🔜 Lost Lands 2022 (@Jioriku) August 3, 2022
Apple’s new purple colorway will supposedly replace pink on the iPhone 14 and Sierra Blue on the iPhone 14 Pro. Here’s what the color options will look like for this year’s iPhone lineup:
iPhone 14 Pro
Most of what the leaker had to share was substantiated reports that the rumor mill has already produced. This included confirmation of a processor upgrade to Apple’s A16 Bionic chip for the iPhone 14 Pro series, as well as an always-on display mode, references to which were found in the latest Xcode beta. 14.
“AOD will only follow the lock screen widgets and have no way to make them different. They are looking for continuity here, so the complications are a mirror of the lock screen,” the leaker said in a tweet.
@Jioriku added that all iPhones this year will sport the same build materials as last year, although Apple has been testing a titanium chassis for the iPhone 14 Pro.
However, Apple’s iPhone 14 lineup will feature stronger MagSafe magnets. Coils will also have proper support for reverse wireless charging, but the feature won’t be available at launch.
Apple will also release a new MagSafe battery for the iPhone 14 that will be larger (and heavier) than its predecessor, according to the leaker.
Finally, Apple will increase charging speeds on this year’s iPhones to 30W to support larger batteries for most of the lineup. By comparison, the iPhone 13 family has outpaced 27W charging. The iPhone 14 will support wired charging up to 30W, with speeds dropping down to 25-27W for the latter part of each charging cycle. charge.
That said, arguably Apple’s biggest change to the iPhone this year will be to the lineup itself, which would see the “mini” model discontinued and replaced with a larger-screened version of the base iPhone 14.
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