iPhone 13, iPhone 12, iPhone 11 users! Should you upgrade to iPhone 14 soon? We tell you Yes or No

Should iPhone 13 users be making the switch to iPhone 14? And will iPhone 11 or iPhone 12 users get a value for money for upgrading to the upcoming Apple device? Find out.

| Updated on: Sep 06 2022, 18:20 IST
Apple Event 2022: iPhone 14, Watch Series 8, AirPods Pro - what to expect at Far Out
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1/5 The iPhone 14 series is just weeks away and leaks suggest that there will be four models - the iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Max or Plus, iPhone 14 Pro, and the iPhone 14 Pro Max. (FrontPageTech)
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2/5 But the star of the show will be the Pro version and the specs-boosted iPhone 14 Pro Max, which are expected to carry exciting and major upgrades. The new A16 Bionic chipset, 48MP primary camera, an always-on display feature, new notch-less design, and much more. (iUpdate / YouTube)
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3/5 It is not just the iPhone 14, but the new Apple Watch series too which is expected to be unveiled with three new models: the Apple Watch Series 8; a refreshed Apple Watch SE, and a new rugged “Pro” model of the series aimed for athletes. (Amritanshu / HT Tech)
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4/5 Will there be a new Airpods Pro? Some leaks say so. We haven't seen an updated version since their initial launch in 2019, and this year, Apple may finally introduce a new AirPods Pro 2 with some notable upgrades in the charging case, Apple Lossless Audio Codec (ALAC), and more. (HT Tech)
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5/5 We all have seen the preview of the latest iOS 16 in September. Now, Apple may finally announce the stable version of iOS 16 for all eligible iPhone users along with the release of iPhone 14. In addition to iOS 16, Apple could also release watchOS 9, but iPad users may have to wait a little longer for the iPadOS 16. (Amritanshu / HT Tech)
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Who should upgrade to iPhone 14 among iPhone 13, iPhone 12 and iPhone 11 users? Check it out. (Jhinuk Sen/HT Tech)

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.

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Should iPhone 11 users make the switch?

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.

Should iPhone 12 users upgrade to iPhone 14?

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.

Should an iPhone 13 user make the jump?

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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First Published Date: 06 Sep, 18:20 IST
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