What we know so far about iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Plus (Max), iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max
After months of anticipation, iPhone 14 launch day has finally arrived. Apple is expected to reveal its latest flagship smartphones at the “Far Out” Event today at the Steve Jobs Theater. The livestream of the event will begin at 10:30 pm IST. There have been numerous leaks and rumours about the design, specs and price of the iPhone 14. So, ahead of the launch, here's what we know about the iPhone 14 series so far.
iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Plus (Max)
iPhone 14 is expected to have the same notch design as previous iPhones but Apple could decrease its size further. The iPhone 14 Plus (Max) is expected to have a larger display than the standard iPhone 14. It is rumoured to have the same 6.7-inch screen size as the iPhone 14 Pro Max, albeit without the features that make it “Pro”. Apple expert and top analyst Jeff Pu has revealed that all iPhone 14 models will feature Apple's ProMotion displays with a high refresh rate of 120Hz. At this moment, only the iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max offer the ProMotion displays.
According to Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, the iPhone 14 and the iPhone 14 Plus/Max will be powered by Apple's A15 Bionic processor. Although, the A15 chip in the iPhone 14 is expected to be an improved version of the A15 Bionic currently powering the iPhone 13 series.
mobile to buy?
The standard iPhone 14 would be priced at $799 while the new iPhone 14 Plus/Max would be priced a $100 more at $899, according to reports by Bloomberg's Mark Gurman and Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. A recent report by marketing intelligence company TrendForce says that the iPhone 14 will reportedly be priced at $749, a huge $50 drop from the price of the iPhone 13. The iPhone 14 Plus/Max is expected to start at $849.
iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max
The Pro models of the iPhone 14 are expected to have a new notch design. According to Jon Prosser of FrontPagetech, the new notch is expected to be in the form of a new punch hole and pill-shaped cutout, housing the front camera as well as the FaceID sensors. The Pro models of the iPhone 14 series are expected to have the brand new A16 Bionic chipset. Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has said that only the iPhone 14 Pro and 14 Pro Max will get the A16 Bionic chipset.
One of the most exciting new features is the always-on display that is expected to feature in the iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max. In terms of battery, iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max are expected to get a 3200mAh battery and 4323mAh battery respectively.
According to previous reports by Bloomberg's Mark Gurman and Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, the Pro variants of the iPhone 14 are expected to get a $100 price hike with the iPhone 14 Pro starting at $1,099 and the iPhone 14 Pro Max reportedly priced at $1,199. However, the TrendForce report also stated that The Pro models could also get a $50 price drop as the iPhone 14 Pro is expected to start at $1,049 while the iPhone 14 Pro Max will be priced at $1,149.