iPhone 16 leaks summarised: Colours, A-series chip and what more to expect from Apple in 2024 | Mobile News

iPhone 16 leaks summarised: Colours, A-series chip and what more to expect from Apple in 2024

The iPhone 16 leaks roundup unveils potential upgrades for Apple's 2024 lineup, including design tweaks, enhanced camera technology, faster connectivity, and improved AI capabilities.

| Updated on: Apr 16 2024, 07:58 IST
iPhone 16 leaks: From bigger screens to AI capabilities, know what to expect from next-gen Apple phones
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1/5 Apple analyst Ross Young suggests that Apple might increase the screen size for its Pro models. That means the iPhone 16 Pro could get a 6.3-inch display whereas the iPhone 16 Pro Max could stretch to a mammoth 6.9-inch display. The vanilla iPhone 16 variants are likely to retain their current sizes. (Unsplash)
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2/5 As per the reports, the iPhone 16 series could get AI capabilities too. It will reportedly equipped with an A18 chipset boasting a Neural Engine with significantly more cores than its predecessor. The Neural Engine is a crucial component of Apple's chipsets, dedicated to handling AI and machine learning tasks. (Unsplash)
iPhone 15
3/5 According to 91mobile CAD renders, the iPhone 16 Pro is expected to get a similar titanium frame as the iPhone 15 Pro and the iPhone 15 Pro Max. However, there is an inclusion of a new Capture button and a larger Action button. It will likely get thinner bezels and more curved edges. (Pixabay)
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4/5 The vanilla iPhone 16 models could get a new camera layout this year. Leaked renders suggest a vertical camera setup, paving the way for potential new capabilities like Spatial Video recording.  (Shaurya Tomer/HT Tech)
iPhone 15
5/5  It is also reported that the iPhone 16 Pro might get the tetraprism lens too, following the inclusion of this feature in this year’s iPhone 15 Pro Max. Apple is reportedly working together with its exclusive supplier Largan to improve the yield. Apple is also looking to pioneer specially moulded lenses to compensate for the smaller size of the smartphone. This would allow Apple to fit larger lenses without compromising the small form factor of the iPhone 16 Pro. (Unsplash)
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Leaks suggest exciting upgrades in store for Apple's iPhone 16 lineup in 2024. (Representative Image) (Unsplash)

After iPhone 15 series, it will exciting to see what improvements Apple introduces this year with the iPhone 16 series. As we eagerly anticipate the launch of Apple's iPhone 16 lineup in 2024, rumours and leaks have been swirling about the potential features and upgrades we can expect from the tech giant. From design tweaks to performance enhancements, here's a roundup of all the leaks and rumours surrounding the iPhone 16.

iPhone 16- New colour options

According to a post shared by tipster Fixed Focus Digital on Weibo, the iPhone 16 and iPhone 16 Plus will likely feature similar five colours as the iPhone 15 standard models. The five colours are Black, Blue, Green, Pink, and Yellow. However, it is expected that Apple may include two new colours which are expected to be in shades of Purple and White. Note that this is not the first time Apple has included Purple as the iPhone 14 version also has this shade. However, the iPhone 16 may see a more matte finish like the iPhone 15.

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Apple iPhone 16
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  • 128 GB Storage
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Design Changes

While the iPhone 16 models won't undergo significant size changes, the Pro versions are expected to see a bump in display size. The addition of new buttons, such as the Capture Button for photos and videos, and the expansion of the Action Button across all models, are notable changes anticipated in the lineup.

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A-Series Chips

Apple is set to introduce new A-series chips built on the latest N3E 3-nanometer node, promising improvements in efficiency and performance. Different chip variants may be used across the iPhone 16 and iPhone 16 Pro models.

Camera Technology

With a vertical camera layout and potentially improved lenses, the iPhone 16 lineup aims to enhance photo and video capabilities. The addition of a Capture Button and the possibility of a super telephoto periscope camera in the Pro Max model could elevate photography experiences.

Display Technology

OLED panels with micro-lens technology are expected to offer improved brightness and reduced power consumption. The adoption of Border Reduction Structure (BRS) could lead to slimmer bezels, enhancing the overall display experience.


Faster and more efficient 5G connectivity is anticipated, with the iPhone 16 Pro models possibly featuring Qualcomm's Snapdragon X75 modem. Wi-Fi 7 technology may also debut in the Pro models, providing faster transfer speeds and lower latency.

Battery and Charging

Stacked battery technology could increase capacity and lifespan, accompanied by faster wired and MagSafe charging capabilities.

AI Capabilities

iOS 18 is rumoured to introduce new Siri features powered by large language models, potentially exclusive to the iPhone 16 models. Improved microphone technology aims to enhance the Siri experience further.

Release Date and Pricing

The iPhone 16 lineup is expected to launch in September 2024, with potential price adjustments to accommodate increased production costs.

While these leaks offer tantalising glimpses into what the iPhone 16 lineup might offer, it's essential to take them with a grain of salt until official confirmation from Apple. Nonetheless, anticipation continues to build as consumers eagerly await the next evolution of Apple's iconic smartphone.

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First Published Date: 10 Apr, 16:56 IST