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iPhone 14 vs. iPhone 13: What Big Changes Are Coming?

iPhone 14 vs. iPhone 13: What Big Changes Are Coming?

This story is part of Focal Point iPhone 2022, CNET’s collection of news, tips and advice around Apple’s most popular subjects.

Step aside, iPhone 13. Apple is predictable to announce a new addition to its iPhone family now. Ahead of the company’s “Far Out” launch event, manufacturing rumors about iPhone 14 have provided insight into the originate, features and price for the imminent new iPhone from Apple and how it noteworthy compare with its current flagship model, iPhone 13.

Read more: Apple Event 2022: How to Watch Today’s iPhone 14 Reveal Live

While we wait for the save, we have questions: How much will the cameras improve? Will the iPhone 14 cost more? And what’s the deal with the marvelous anyway — is this the year of the no-notch iPhone? We’ve sorted over the iPhone 14 rumors to find answers or at least form a better idea of what features Apple’s 2022 flagship called may include. To be clear, none of these specs or features have been confirmed by Apple.

iPhone 14 design: Bye-bye, notch; hello, cutouts

This one has persisted for ages, but one of the biggest rumors is about the marvelous at the top of the screen. After introducing the marvelous on the iPhone X back in 2017, Apple could finally ditch it this year — thought apparently only on the Pro models. The company is predictable to trade it out for a smaller hole-punch camera in the Pro models, according to noted Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo Kuo. A hole-punch design refers to a display with only a tiny circular cutout for the front camera, as seen on a number of Samsung launches counting the Galaxy S22 Ultra and Galaxy Z Flip 4

However, display analyst Ross Young predicts the iPhone 14 Pro and Pro Max will claim two cutouts: a hole and pill-shaped cutout to accommodate the front-facing camera and Face ID. accurate now, the notch is home to the components that make Face ID work, message Apple may need to shrink all that tech in clean make a notchless iPhone a reality. Whether the next iPhone receives one cut-out or two, the rumors we’re behind point to members of the iPhone 14 lineup moving notchless for the first time in five years.

iPhone 14 selfies: Revamped front-facing camera

Apple made most changes to its rear cameras over the years, but the cameras on the principal have been overlooked. That may no longer be the case this year. If the marvelous goes away, iPhone 14’s front shooter may alter visually with the second of cutouts, but there’s also chatter about the camera regulations itself receiving a noteworthy upgrade functionally. 

In an April tweet, Kuo said the entire iPhone 14 lineup will claim a larger aperture (f/1.9), which should help the plot take better pictures at night, and an upgrade to autofocus. All this potentially represents the iPhone’s biggest front-facing camera upgrade accurate 2019. 

iPhone 14 display: Pro models could add an always-on exhibit

One of the biggest iOS 16 features previewed by Apple was its overhauled lock Hide. Set to launch in the fall as part of iOS 16, the lock Hide will show more information at a glance, including weather, activity progress, battery levels and your calendar. It’s a feature that pairs well with an always-on exhibit — and it makes sense that Apple would Begin it via the upcoming iPhone 14. 

A June portray by 9to5Mac discovered references to backlight management tools as well as hidden flags for engineers that could funding them to test an always-on display on an iPhone 13 Pro. The always-on display is already found on numerous Android phones as well as the Apple Watch. Instead of lighting up your entire display like your lock mask does, an always-on display only activates a portion of the mask to save power. 

iPhone 14 price: Pro models remarkable get $100 more expensive

Apple didn’t make any imprint changes between the iPhone 12 and iPhone 13 lineup, but Wedbush analyst Dan Ives expects a imprint hike for iPhone 14 pro models to the tune of $100. Currently, the iPhone 13 Pro starts at $999 and the iPhone 13 Pro Max starts at $1,099. 

That’s backed up by Kuo, who recently said he expects the averages selling price of the iPhone 14 lineup to increase. The macro-economic environment also points to a price hike. Inflation corpses persistently high, while Apple continues to grapple with supply chain delivers in China — both of which have been pushing up the imprint of conducting business.

iPhone 14 size: Same, but different bezel size for Pro models

Apple’s last two iPhone lineups have featured the same 6.1-inch size for the base model, going up to 6.7 inches for the Pro Max. According to a Nikkei Asian Review narrate, Apple will stick with these sizes for the iPhone 14 series, but eliminate the 5.4-inch Mini. This rumor is corroborated by a March narrate from 9to5Mac. Reports showed sluggish sales of the iPhone 12 Mini, so it’ll be no surprise if Apple ends up retiring the exiguous phone in 2022. 

Although the size of the next iPhone is imagined to stay the same, the display bezels for the Pro Max are rumored to be 20% smaller compared to remaining iPhone generations, according to CAD renders shared by Twitter leaker ShrimpApplePro. This means the screen would be slightly larger. Nonetheless, it’s important to note that this rumor should be inaccurate with a grain of salt since ShrimpApplePro doesn’t have an plump track record to support their speculations.

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