The iPhone 13 brought several design changes and new features that Apple fans have been asking for — and whispering about in the ever-thriving Apple rumor market — including a 1TB storage option, new colors and a 120Hz refresh rate. As for the rumors that didn’t come true, well, there’s always next year.
Even before Apple launched the iPhone 13, the iPhone 14 was trending on Twitter, and the rumour mill for Apple’s 2022 smartphone is just getting started. Apple’s latest flagship phone lineup, which includes the iPhone 13 and 13 Mini, iPhone 13 Pro and 13 Pro Max, and Apple Watch 7, iPad Mini 6, and iPad 9th gen, was unveiled at a virtual event in September (alongside the Apple Watch 7, iPad Mini 6, and iPad 9th gen), is now on sale, though COVID-related supply chain disruptions have already delayed delivery windows by several weeks.
We don’t know much yet about the iPhone 14’s release date, price, or other specs and features.
We don’t know much about the iPhone 14 yet, but we’ve heard that Apple’s next lineup will nix the Mini and focus on larger phones instead.
The biggest rumors so far include a new notchless design (yeah, we’ve heard that one before) with a hole-punch front camera, under-display Touch ID, a more durable titanium alloy body, the elimination of the chunky rear camera bump, a shakeup of the four-phone lineup with new screen sizes and the death of the iPhone Mini. We’ll update this story as new information becomes available.
A July report from Nikkei Asian Review predicted the death of the iPhone 14 Mini, and an April research note from analyst Ming-Chi Kuo obtained by MacRumors also suggested that the Mini was not long for this world.
However, Kuo reported, the iPhone 14 lineup will still comprise four models, a “high-end” and a “lower-end,” with two size options for each