The arrival of Apple’s latest line of iPhones is always one of the most anticipated events of the year, and this year the company will launch the phones in the fall, along with the Apple Watch Series 8 and new AirPods Pro, to show a name a few.
Apple has yet to formally announce the launch date, but reports have already emerged that the company will follow the usual expected September month.
For years, Apple has consistently unveiled its latest range of iPhones in September, shipping the devices weeks after the unveiling. With many guessing which date Apple will choose, the tipster iHacktu gave ileaks the best guess.
On June 22, iHacktu ileaks tweeted:
“Each test phase of an Apple device is done first in extreme conditions and then there are the test phases of real user conditions so that the consumer can use his device safely,” the tipster tweeted.
“So you have to take into account that often the devices are sold but this year apple will really surprise with the iPhones 14 and 14 pro max.”
“I’m thinking of stopping tweeting after the presentation of the iPhone 14 on September 13 2022,” iHacktu concluded.
According to reports, pre-orders for the iPhone 14 series will begin on September 16, with subsequent shipments eight days later.
Apple has made changes to the lineup, removing the iPhone mini series and replacing it with the iPhone 14 Max or iPhone 14 Plus, along with the usual iPhone 14, iPhone Pro, and iPhone 14 Pro Max. The standard iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Pro will have 6.1-inch screens, while the iPhone Max and Pro Max will have 6.7-inch screens.
Reports state that the Pro models will feature the long-awaited notchless design, replacing them with a pill-shaped hole. Meanwhile, non-Pro devices retain the display notch.
The Pro models will also be the only devices to receive an upgrade to their chips.
TF International Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo reports that the A16 bionic chip will be exclusive to the Pro and Pro Max phones as Apple aims to increase its share of flagship chips by 60% over non-flagship ones.
The report indicates that Apple will prioritize the iPhone 14 Pro units in its marketing strategies, while the lower-end models will be the second priority.
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