iPhone 14 Series Roundup: No Notches, 25W Fast Charging, 120Hz Display, New Model Addition
iPhone 14 series will launch in September 2022 and is said to come with no notches, and instead an in-display fingerprint sensor, a first time for any iPhone model since the company moved to FaceID for unlocking. The company is said to introduce a new model at the lowest price ever with a 6.7-inch screen in the iPhone 14 series and all the phones 120Hz refresh rate. The upcoming iPhone 14 lineup will include the regular iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max apart from a new model which won’t be an iPhone 14 mini.
The Cupertino-based tech giant will probably be coming with an affordable iPhone for the iPhone 14 series which will boast a 6.7-inch display.
Popular Apple analyst Kuo revealed that the top-end iPhone 14 models will pack in a 48-megapixel wide-angle camera.
The upcoming iPhones in 2022 won’t have any iPhone mini model, and will be replaced by another affordable handset with a similar compact form factor, said to sport a 6.1-inch display. The first iPhone mini debuted last year with iPhone 12 series, and may see an upgrade in 2021 as iPhone 13 mini.
As per the latest reports, Apple will launch four iPhone 14 models, two high-end iPhone models in 6.1-inch and 6.7-inch sizes and two affordable iPhone 14 models in same sizes: 6.1-inch and 6.7-inch screens. So, the iPhone 14 series will include four new iPhones. Coming to iPhone 14 launch date, the upcoming iPhones will come in the second half of 2022, preferably September.
In terms of upgrades, the iPhone 14 lineup is expected to come with an in-display fingerprint sensor in 2022 alongside the Face ID unlocking feature. As per Kuo, the new models could retain the facial recognising TrueDepth Camera system for Face ID or not, or will have both the features to unlock the device.
iPhone 14 Pro Max, the top-end iPhone model of the 2022 series, is said to have the lowest price ever, Kuo said. The upcoming iPhone could be priced under $900 in the US (around Rs 66,800). Currently, iPhone 12 Pro Max starts at $1,099 (around Rs 81,500) in the US. The Apple analyst also suggested 8K video recording support for the 2022 iPhone 14 models.
In 2022, the company will focus on the budget category with iPhone SE 3. The latest iPhone 3 leaks confirm a refreshing change without comprising the compact form factor. iPhone SE 3 launch may not happen this year, and will come in 2022. Apple is reportedly not planning to release the next-generation Apple iPhone SE model in 2021. The device will launch in early 2022, the report marks.
Also, iPhone SE 3 might support 5G connectivity. The company may unveil the iPhone SE Plus version this year instead of the iPhone SE 2020 successor.
New leak from renowned tipster Ross Young says the upcoming iPhone SE 3 will ship with the 4.7-inch LCD panel, expected to come in iPhone 8 body. iPhone SE 3 price has been tipped as well, may start at $499 (around Rs 36,400). The company is working on a Plus version for 2021 too, iPhone SE Plus. Phone SE 3 price in India may stay less than Rs 40,000 given the company’s push to manufacture more phones in the country.