iPhone 13 Rumor Recap: Smaller Notch, Larger Batteries, 120Hz for Pro Models, Improved 5G, Wi-Fi 6E, and More

While we are likely at least six months away from Apple unveiling the so-called iPhone 13 lineup, rumors about the devices are starting to accumulate, so we’ve put together this recap of everything that is expected so far. The upcoming iPhone 13 lineup will consist of the same four models and the same screen sizes […]

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iPhone 13 Pro Models Expected to Feature Improved Ultra Wide Lens With Sensor-Shift Image Stabilization and Autofocus

The iPhone 13 Pro and Pro Max, expected later this year, will feature an improved ultra-wide lens with the additions of sensor-shift image stabilization and autofocus, according to sources cited by DigiTimes. The iPhone 12 Pro features standard dual optical image stabilization for the Wide and Telephoto lens. On the other hand, the iPhone 12 […]

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Kuo: iPhone 13 Lineup to Feature Smaller Notch and Larger Batteries, 120Hz Display for Pro Models, and More

iPhone 13 models will all feature a smaller notch, while the two Pro models will be equipped with low-power LTPO display technology for a 120Hz refresh rate, analyst Ming-Chi Kuo said today in a research note obtained by MacRumors. Several other sources have previously claimed that some iPhone 13 models will support a 120Hz refresh […]

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iPhone 13 to Include 1TB Storage Option and LiDAR Across the Board, Says Wedbush Analyst

Apple’s forthcoming iPhone 13 could include a 1TB storage option for some models and LiDAR Scanners across the entire lineup, according to a report from Wedbush analysts. In a new note to investors, seen by MacRumors, Wedbush analyst Daniel Ives said that initial Asian supply chain checks gave the firm “increased confidence” that Apple’s 5G-driven […]

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iPhone 13 Lineup Expected to Use Qualcomm’s Snapdragon X60 Modem With Several 5G Improvements

Apple’s next-generation iPhone 13 lineup will use Qualcomm’s Snapdragon X60 5G modem, with Samsung to handle manufacturing of the chip, according to DigiTimes. Built on a 5nm process, the X60 packs higher power efficiency into a smaller footprint compared to the 7nm-based Snapdragon X55 modem used in iPhone 12 models, which could contribute to longer […]

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BOE Rumored to Supply iPhone 13 Display Panels After iPhone 12 Failures

Display manufacturer BOE will be one of the main suppliers of OLED panels for iPhone 13 models, according to a new report today from Taiwan’s Economic Daily News. BOE is said to be working with touch panel manufacturer General Interface Solution (GIS), part of the Hon Hai Group to develop OLED panels. Multiple iPhone 12 […]

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Apple May Launch 7-Inch Foldable iPhone With Apple Pencil Support in 2023

Apple may launch a foldable iPhone with a 7-inch OLED display and Apple Pencil support as soon as 2023, according to global technology research firm Omdia. In analysis cited by investment research firm EqualOcean, spotted by iPhone in Canada, Omdia predicts that Apple will launch its long-rumored foldable iPhone in 2023. The device is said […]

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iPhone 13 Mini Still Expected Despite Lackluster iPhone 12 Mini Sales

Apple is expected to retain its smallest 5.4-inch iPhone model size in its forthcoming iPhone 13 lineup, despite a barrage of recent reports suggesting lackluster iPhone 12 mini sales. 2021 began with a report suggesting Apple’s ‌iPhone 12 mini‌, which is the smallest ‌iPhone‌ that has been released since the 2016 iPhone SE, was not […]

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iPhone 13 Rumored to Include Always-On Display With 120Hz ProMotion, Astrophotography Capabilities, Stronger MagSafe, and More

This year’s iPhone 13 lineup will include an always-on display with a 120hz refresh rate, improved camera capabilities for astrophotography, stronger MagSafe magnets, and a finer matte finish on the back, according to leaker Max Weinbach (via YouTube channel EverythingApplePro). Weinbach is a well-known leaker and has shared information via the YouTube channel in the […]

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Kuo: iPhone 13 Now More Likely to Get Upgraded Ultra Wide Camera With Improved Low-Light Performance

The iPhone 13 is now more likely to feature an upgraded Ultra Wide camera with significantly improved low-light performance, thanks to lens verification improvements and intensified competition in Apple’s camera supply chain, according to noted Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. In his latest TFI Securities investor note, seen by MacRumors, Kuo says that Chinese supplier Sunny […]

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Apple’s iPhone 13 Could Feature Optical In-Display Fingerprint Sensor

Apple is working on in-screen fingerprint technology for the iPhone 13, a feature that would be available right alongside Face ID as a secondary biometric option, according to The Wall Street Journal‘s Joanna Stern. Stern shared the tidbit in a piece looking at Samsung Galaxy S21 features that could be incorporated into the next-generation iPhones. […]

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iPhone 13 Rumored to Feature Smaller Notch, Pro Model Cameras to Use Larger Image Sensor

Apple’s iPhone 13 series will feature a redesigned Face ID system that will allow for a smaller notch at the top of the screen, according to a new report today. The rumor comes via hit-and-miss Taiwanese industry publication DigiTimes, whose supply chain sources also claim that the ultra wide-angle lens in Apple’s next-generation iPhones is […]

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Sensor-Shift Camera Stabilization Rumored to Expand to Entire iPhone 13 Lineup

The entire iPhone 13 lineup will feature sensor-shift optical image stabilization, compared to only the iPhone 12 Pro Max among current models, according to a brief story preview shared today by Taiwanese publication DigiTimes. “Apple’s next-generation iPhones slated for launch in the second half of 2021 will all come with sensor-shift stabilization technology, according to […]

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Apple Testing In-Display Fingerprint Sensor for iPhone 13, Foldable iPhone Also in the Works

Apple has started “early work” on an iPhone that has a foldable display, according to a new report from Bloomberg‘s Mark Gurman. Though testing of a foldable ‌iPhone‌ has begun, Apple has not committed to releasing a device that has a foldable display. Development has not yet expanded beyond a display and Apple does not […]

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Kuo: No Significant Upgrades to iPhone Camera Lenses Through at Least 2022

iPhone camera lenses may not see significant hardware updates through at least 2022, according to a new research note by analyst Ming-Chi Kuo seen by MacRumors. Today’s note focuses on a new price war between lens suppliers Largan and Genius Electronic Optical that will affect profitability for the suppliers, with Genius Electronic Optical at particular […]

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iPhone 13 May Feature Faster mmWave 5G Connectivity in More Countries

The iPhone 13 lineup may expand faster mmWave 5G connectivity to more countries outside the United States, according to Taiwanese supply chain sources cited by Patently Apple. The report claims that a Taiwanese company called Qiqi is in the process of receiving a “large order” for mmWave antennas destined for the ‌iPhone 13‌ lineup, which […]

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Apple Rumored to Expand LiDAR Scanner to Entire iPhone 13 Lineup

Apple is expected to expand its LiDAR Scanner to the entire iPhone 13 lineup in 2021, rather than only the Pro and Pro Max models, according to supply chain sources cited by Taiwanese industry publication DigiTimes. First introduced on the iPad Pro in March 2020, and since expanded to the iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone […]

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iPhone 13 Lineup May Support Game-Changing Wi-Fi 6E, Larger iPhone SE Unlikely in Early 2021

While we’re still many months away from the next-generation “iPhone 13” lineup, Barclays analysts Blayne Curtis, Thomas O’Malley, Tim Long, and their associates have outlined a few expectations for the devices based on discussions with multiple Apple suppliers. First and foremost, the analysts said iPhone 13 models may support Wi-Fi 6E, providing an opportunity for […]

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iPhone 13 Pro Models Expected to Adopt LTPO Technology for 120Hz Display

Two out of four iPhone 13 models set to launch next year (presumably the Pro models) will use OLED displays with low-power LTPO technology, paving the way for a 120Hz refresh rate, according to Korean website The Elec. The report claims that Samsung and LG will remain Apple’s primary suppliers of OLED displays, which are […]

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