iPhone 14 Rumors: All of the New Phone Details We Expect at Apple’s Event – CNET

This story becomes part of Focal Point iPhone 2022, CNET’s collection of news, suggestions and recommendations around Apple’s most popular item.

The reported iPhone 14 will likely make its launching today at Apple’s “Far Out” launch occasion on Wednesday, Sept. 7. After almost a year of waiting, we’ve heard a multitude of reports about the brand-new iPhone lineup, from its possible release date and rate to style modifications and brand-new electronic camera functions We even got a take a look at its os, iOS 16— here’s how you can download the beta now

Even with all the buzz about the iPhone 14, Pro, Max and Pro Max, there are a lot of concerns still drifting around. Will Apple raise the rate for its upcoming iPhones? When precisely will you have the ability to preorder and purchase the iPhone 14? How will it be various from the iPhone 13? And what will it even appear like?

We will not have conclusive responses till Apple’s huge statement, however something is particular: Now isn’t the time to purchase a brand-new iPhone, particularly considering that Apple’s 2022 flagship is most likely so near its launching. We anticipate to see the Apple Watch Series 8 and perhaps a brand-new Apple Watch SE and Apple Watch Pro quickly, too.

While we count down the days to the iPhone 14’s most likely arrival, we’re continuing to gather all the reports about the upcoming iPhone. We’ll upgrade this story as brand-new details appears. If you’re trying to find methods to kill time till Apple’s Sept. 7 occasion, take a look at CNET’s list of the very best locations to sell your old phone Plus, here’s every surprise iOS 16 function we didn’t anticipate to discover and the 22 iPhone pointers that’ll make you a power user

An early render of the iPhone 14 is shown in the color white

Early renders of the iPhone 14 from Jon Prosser recommend a notchless style and flush electronic camera setup.

Jon Prosser

iPhone 14 lineup reports: Will there still be 4 phones?

We still do not understand much about the iPhone 14, however we’ve heard that Apple’s next lineup will nix the Mini and concentrate on bigger phones rather. A 2021 report from Nikkei Asian Review anticipated the death of the iPhone 14 Mini, and a research study note from expert Ming-Chi Kuo acquired by MacRumors likewise recommended that the Mini was not long for this world. Kuo reported, the iPhone 14 lineup will still make up 4 designs, a “high-end” and a “lower-end,” with 2 size choices for each.

While name speculation isn’t as germane to the conversation of Apple’s 2022 lineup as it was for unfortunate 13, reports recommend a little shift in calling conventions, with an iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Pro, iPhone 14 Max and iPhone 14 Pro Max, with “Pro” designating higher-end specifications and “Max” describing the bigger screen size.

Read more: iPhone 14 vs. iPhone 13: Selfie Cameras May Get Biggest Overhaul in Years

iPhone 14 size reports: How big will screens be?

Apple’s last 2 iPhone lineups have actually included the exact same 6.1-inch size for the base design, increasing to 6.7 inches for the Pro Max. According to the exact same Nikkei Asian Review report, Apple will stick to these sizes for the iPhone 14, however erase the 5.4-inch Mini. This report is supported by a March report from 9to5Mac. Reports revealed slow sales of the iPhone 12 Mini, so it’ll be not a surprise must Apple retire the little phone in 2022.

Although the size of the next iPhone is anticipated to remain the exact same, the screen bezels for the Pro Max are reported to be 20 percent smaller sized compared to previous iPhone generations, according to CAD renders shared by Twitter leaker ShrimpApplePro. This implies the screen would be somewhat bigger. It’s crucial to keep in mind that this report needs to be taken with a grain of salt because ShrimpApplePro does not have a substantial track record to support their speculations.

Rumored iPhone 14 screen sizes

iPhone 14 6.1 inches
iPhone 14 Pro 6.1 inches
iPhone 14 Max 6.7 inches
iPhone 14 Pro Max 6.7 inches
An iPhone sits on a wood table next to a coffee cup
Patrick Holland/CNET

Release date: When will the iPhone 14 go on sale?

Apple has actually set its next launch occasion for Sept. 7 at 10 a.m. PT ( 1 p.m. ET, 6 p.m. BST). The brand-new iPhone is anticipated to make its launching at this occasion, perhaps along with Apple Watch Series 8.

Although we now understand the likely launch date for the iPhone 14, its release date has yet to be verified. Like other elements of the brand-new iPhone, reports can supply a couple of tips. A current Bloomberg report recommends that the brand-new iPhone will go on sale Sept.16

Apple holds its yearly fall iPhone occasion in September nearly every year, with the phones being launched soon afterwards, normally the Friday of the following week. Often Apple will stagger release dates for particular designs, specifically when presenting a brand-new style or size. It’s possible that the iPhone 14 lineup will have more than one release date.

Here’s what we understand:

  • Apple tends to hold its occasions on Tuesdays or Wednesdays. Apple’s iPhone 13 occasion was hung on Tuesday, Sept. 14, and this year’s occasion is slated for Wednesday, Sept. 7.
  • iPhone release dates are usually a week and a half after Apple’s statements.
  • In basic, brand-new iPhones are launched on a Friday, around the 3rd week of September. For the iPhone 13, preorders started Sept. 17 and the phones went on sale Sept. 24.

A couple of years back, CNET took a deep dive into the Apple occasion timeline and emerged with an engaging Labor Day hypothesis, which you can check out here. Our hypothesis was a week off for 2021, this year it lines up with the date of Apple’s set up launch occasion.

Read more: We Can’t Wait For These Upcoming Phones

iPhone 14 cost: How much will Apple’s 2022 iPhone expense?

Apple didn’t make any significant cost modifications in between 2020’s iPhone 12 and 2021’s iPhone13 With larger modifications anticipated to be on the method for the iPhone 14, it’s affordable to think that Apple might raise rates in 2022.

The brand-new iPhone might see a $100 cost boost, according to Wedbush Securities expert Dan Ives. “Prices have actually been increasing throughout the entire supply chain, and Cupertino requires to pass these expenses to the customer on this release,” Ives informed The Sun. Kuo likewise approximates that Apple might increase the cost for its brand-new iPhone.

However, other reports recommend that the iPhone 14 will share the very same cost as in 2015’s design, or will be even less expensive. A Korean leaker who passes the manage yeux1122 recommends Apple prepares to “freeze” the cost of the base design of the iPhone14

For recommendation, here’s just how much each variation of the iPhone 13 lineup expense at launch

iPhone 13 rates


128 GB 256 GB 512 GB 1TB
iPhone 13 Mini $699 $799 $999 N/A
iPhone 13 $799 $899 $1,099 N/A
iPhone 13 Pro $999 $1,099 $1,299 $1,499
iPhone 13 Pro Max $1,099 $1,199 $1,399 $1,599

Camera reports: A much better front-facing video camera and more for the iPhone 14?

Apple might have a couple of electronic camera upgrades in shop for the upcoming iPhone14 Reports state the tech giant has actually selected a brand-new provider for its front-facing video camera to make a higher-end lens. According to a report from Korean tech website ET News, pointing out unnamed market sources, South Korean provider LG Innotek will supply the brand-new selfie electronic camera for the iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Pro.

Kuo likewise shared insights about the iPhone 14’s prospective video camera upgrades in a financiers keep in mind reported on by 9to5Mac simply after the iPhone 13 launch. In the note, Kuo anticipates a hole-punch front electronic camera, making the iPhone 14 notchless, along with a 48- megapixel broad rear electronic camera for the Pro and Pro Max designs, up from 12 megapixels on previous iPhones.

Display expert Ross Young assumes, nevertheless, that the iPhone 14 Pro and Pro Max will have a hole-and-pill shaped style to accommodate for the front-facing video camera and Face ID. The hole cutout is thought to be for the Face ID dot projector, and the pill-shaped cutout holds the front electronic camera and Face ID electronic camera, according to a January report from MacRumors. Apparently dripped CAD renders of the iPhone 14, seen by 91 mobiles, substantiate this report.

Kuo’s speculation relating to the cam’s megapixel capability lines up with both a current research study note from Haitong International Securities, likewise reported on by MacRumors, and a report from research study business TrendForce. Both Jeff Pu and TrendForce assume the 2 Pro designs will be geared up with a 48- megapixel broad lens. Pu, nevertheless, includes that the iPhones will sport a triple-lens rear electronic camera system with a 12- megapixel ultrawide and telephoto lenses in addition to the 48- megapixel large lens. The expert includes that the Pro variations of the iPhone 14 might sport 8GB of RAM. (In contrast, the iPhone 13 Pro and Pro Max have 6GB.) This is supported by a report from a Korean blog site that points out domestic supply chain sources, as MacRumors found.

iPhone 13 cam upgrades consist of a brand-new Cinematic mode, ProRes video and some enhancements in zoom abilities. We had actually formerly reported on reports that the whole lineup would include lidar, the iPhone 12 Pro’s standout depth-sensing function, however lidar ended up making a look just on the iPhone 13 Pro and Pro Max. It’s possible Apple may broaden the function to its complete lineup in 2022 rather, however we have not heard anything yet.

Another of the video camera includes we’re still waiting on is a better telephoto lens. While the iPhone 13 Pro’s zoom abilities were offered a 3x optical zoom, it still fades in contrast to a great deal of rival flagships, consisting of Samsung’s Galaxy S22 Ultra, which boasts a 10 x optical zoom.

iphone14 bonus render

iPhone 14 might have a cam setup that’s flush with the back of the phone, nixing the chunky cam bump.

Jon Prosser

Read more: Every iPhone 14 Feature I Want to See at Apple’s Next Event

Design reports: iPhone 14 might be notchless … or will it?

YouTuber and iPhone leaker Jon Prosser (whose performance history is undoubtedly spotty) made waves the week prior to the iPhone 13 statement by launching renders he commissioned of the iPhone 14 Pro Max based upon “genuine images and schematics” dripped to him from supposed sources at Apple.

Prosser’s renders substantiate a variety of formerly reported reports, consisting of the notchless display screen and hole-punch electronic camera formerly reported by Kuo, and the iPhone 14 Pro’s titanium alloy chassis, which was very first referenced in a 2021 report from JPMorgan Chase. We had actually been anticipating to see the iPhone 13 go notchless, however rather we got a slimmed-down, however still really notchy, notch. Apple presented the world to the notched screen in 2017 with the release of the iPhone X, and as competitors fixed the selfie dilemma with hole-punch and under-display video cameras, Apple still hasn’t, er, taken it down a notch.

Read more: iPhone 14 Design Rumors

But Prosser’s renders appear to line up with these earlier reports that Apple would lastly excise the iPhone’s notch in2022 And Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman likewise meant its elimination in a September edition of his Power On newsletter, where he forecasted a “total redesign” for the iPhone 14, while Young states Apple might present a hole-and-pill shaped style for the brand-new iPhone. This hole-and-pill screen emerged in schematics on Chinese social networks website Weibo, and were later on shared by Prosser.

Those who’ve been crossing their fingers for a notchless iPhone considering that the iPhone 12 and had their hopes rushed as soon as once again by the iPhone 13 can potentially now anticipate a prospective awareness of their all-screen dreams in 2022’s iPhone14

However, prior to you get too thrilled, there’s a possibility that not all the iPhone 14 designs will get a brand-new notchless style. MySmartPrice released expected CAD renders of the iPhone 14 in March, portraying– you thought it– a notch. Renders of the 14 Pro design released the day previously on 91 Mobiles do reveal a notchless display screen. If these reports show real, it appears like you’ll need to spring for the Pro in order to get rid of the notch.

An iPhone with a green display against a black background

A schematic of the iPhone 14’s display screen, shared to YouTube by Jon Prosser.

Jon Prosser

iPhone 14 states buh-bye to the video camera bump however will it keep the Lightning port?

The other huge style modification Prosser’s renders program is a flattened cam bump. According to Prosser, the iPhone 14’s body is going to be a “thick kid,” thick enough, it appears, to incorporate all the electronic camera hardware without a bothersome, extending video camera setup on the back. Why is the iPhone 14 expected to be so thick? Possibly to house a larger battery, and even the formerly reported periscope electronic camera, which Kuo predicted in2020 Kuo and well known tech leaker Max Weinbach have in fact pointed to a thicker video camera bump in the 14 Pro and Pro Max.

Two previous reports that will not work out, according to Prosser a minimum of, are the death of the Lightning port and the addition of USB-C ( the EU might require Apple to include USB-C ports to iPhones, nevertheless). Reports of a entirely portless iPhone have actually been distributing for a while, however it appears those will not come to life in 2022.

iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 Mini: Check out the revamped video camera module and smaller sized notch

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iPhone 14 color reports: Pale gold, possibly?

As far as colors go, Prosser’s render colors were not based upon any real details from his sources, other than for a pale gold color, which he declares to have actually seen proof of himself. Like all other reported specifications, we will not understand the real color alternatives for the iPhone 14 till it’s launched.

Five iPhones in different colors sit side by side

The iPhone 13 lineup can be found in a rainbow of brand-new colors.

Apple

Rumored iPhone 14 functions and specifications?

Here’s whatever else we understand (and believe we understand) up until now about the iPhone 14 lineup’s requirements and prospective brand-new functions.

An always-on lock screen

Apple’s iOS 16 will consist of an always-on mode for the lock screen, according to Bloomberg. This function, nevertheless, might be special to the high-end iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max.

Better battery life

Apple’s 2022 iPhone might use much better battery life, according to a report from Taiwan’s Economic Daily News (by means of MacRumors). This is stated to be due to a brand-new 5G chip that might likewise supply the brand-new iPhone with Wi-Fi 6E connection.

A bigger battery capability for each design in the iPhone 14 lineup might likewise add to the much better battery life. According to ShrimpApplePro, the basic iPhone 14 might have a 3,279- mAh battery, while the iPhone 14 Pro Max might sport a 4,323- mAh battery.

Wi-Fi 6E adoption

The iPhone 14 might be geared up with Wi-Fi 6E, according to a November note from Kuo, reported on by 9to5Mac. The expert states the parts required for Wi-Fi 6E might be in brief supply. Apple’s reported VR headset is likewise stated to have Wi-Fi 6E.

A16 chip

Previous speculation was that the entire iPhone 14 series would update to an A16 chip, surpassing the last iPhone’s A15 chip in keeping with Apple’s previous pattern. Kuo forecasted in March that the A16 will just appear in the iPhone 14 Pro and Pro Max, while the 14 and 14 Max will keep the A15

120 Hz ProMotion display screen

All iPhone 14 designs might consist of Apple’s ProMotion screen, which just the iPhone 13 Pro and Pro Max variations presently have. Promo increases the screen’s refresh rate for smoother efficiency, approximately 120 Hz. This is more speculation than real report, based upon modifications in Apple’s supply chain that would make it simpler for the business to use the function throughout its next lineup.

Young, nevertheless, hypothesizes that Apple will continue to provide ProMotion shows specifically to its Pro designs. The expert recommends that Chinese maker BOE would be among Apple’s LTPO OLED display screen providers, however the business does not have a big production capability today.

5G connection

Apple presented 5G connection to its iPhone 12 lineup and, unsurprisingly, included it in the iPhone13 There’s no factor to think we will not see 5G-compatible iPhone 14 s, too. A 2021 report from Nikkei Asian Review likewise forecasts Apple will “go all in on 5G” in 2022.

MagSafe devices

Like 5G, MagSafe was presented to the iPhone in 2020’s iPhone 12 lineup. The snap-on, magnetic devices consist of wallets, battery packs and battery chargers, and it was among our preferred iPhone 12 functions. The iPhone 13 is likewise suitable with MagSafe, and we anticipate the very same for Apple’s next generation of phones.

Satellite connection

An 11 th-hour iPhone 13 report by means of Kuo that didn’t pertain to fulfillment was the addition of satellite connection, which would permit users to send out text by means of satellite in locations without cellular protection, a minimum of in emergency situation circumstances, as reported by Bloomberg. Sadly, satellite connection is no place to be discovered in the iPhone 13 lineup, however maybe that suggests it’s being available in the iPhone 14 rather.

Apple MagSafe battery pack on a purple iPhone 12

The Apple MagSafe Battery Pack on the iPhone 12.

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Stay tuned for more iPhone 14 news as it comes out, and in the meantime, have a look at CNET’s evaluations of the iPhone 13 and 13 Mini, and the iPhone 13 Pro and 13 Pro Max Plus, here’s how all 4 iPhone 13 designs compare, how the iPhone 13 and iPhone 12 vary, whether it makes good sense to purchase an iPhone 12 or iPhone 11, and how all of Apple’s iPhones from the previous 5 years accumulate And here’s whatever to understand about the iPhone SE 2022

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