With just one day to go until the highly anticipated Apple ‘Far Out’ event, fans are excited for the likely launch of the upcoming iPhone 14 series. Many would be looking forward to buying the new smartphone as soon as possible to upgrade their existing iPhone. But based on all the leaks and information we have been hearing about the smartphone, who should really be switching to the new smartphone and who might be benefitted from skipping this year? iPhone 13, iPhone 12 and iPhone 11 users, find out whether you should switch or let go of the iPhone 14.
The next generation of Apple smartphone series ditches the smaller ‘Mini’ model and replaces it with a larger screen smartphone. This year’s lineup is expected to include the iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Max (which is also being called the iPhone 14 Plus), iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max. For this article, we will be focusing only on the base model of iPhone 14.
Do note that all the information used here is based on all the major leaks and rumors. However, none of this information has been confirmed by Apple and you should wait till the official launch to know the real specifications of iPhone 14 and then make up your mind.
The iPhone 14 is likely to feature the A15 Bionic chipset instead of the A16, however for the A13 Bionic chipset that powers the iPhone 11, this is still a big jump. The iPhone 14 is also likely to carry a larger battery than the iPhone 11 as well as camera improvements. On top of that, you will also get the 5G support.
For iPhone 12 users, the jump might not be as drastic, yet they might see some benefits. Some obvious ones are the same as the iPhone 13 like a larger base storage, improved processor, larger battery and camera improvements, which are expected. For most part, the display and the design are overall same. So, it is a question of specific requirements from the iPhone that will determine whether or not you need to make the upgrade.
The iPhone 13 users probably can rest easy knowing that the iPhone 14 does not provide any major upgrades on the existing smartphone, as per the leaks. There might be some improvements to the battery, camera and the A15 Bionic might get tweaked a bit, but any significant changes are unlikely. The iPhone 14 is not likely to get the new dual notch or the 48MP rear camera either. The only area where the upcoming smartphone might have an edge is the refresh rate. Leaks suggest that the iPhone 14 might come with a 90Hz refresh rate instead of 60Hz on the iPhone 13.
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