Apple will reportedly launch the iPhone 13 series during its September 14 California streaming event. to come iPhone The lineup is expected to include four smartphones – the iphone 13 mini, iPhone 13, iPhone 13 Pro, and iPhone 13 Pro Max – similar to the current iPhone 12 series. According to tipster John Prosser (via his website FrontPageTech), the Apple iPhone 13 lineup will go on sale starting September 24. It is not clear whether the rumored sale date will apply to the Indian market as well. Notably, all four smartphones have been a part of the rumor mill for a very long time and several leaks provide the complete picture. Here’s everything we know about the lineup so far.
Starting with Design, Routine iphone 13 And the iPhone 13 mini will reportedly have identical dual cameras on the back, and the Pro and Pro Max models are said to include triple cameras. The dummy units of the new phone featured a larger sensor and the placement of dual cameras on the regular model diagonally, a rumor that has been going around for some time. The camera module is said to include a laser sensor and LED flash. On the other hand, the iPhone 13 Pro and Pro Max may include a LiDAR sensor similar to the current iPhone 12 Pro model. The notch on the front is said to shrink on all iPhone 13 models, and the Pro models will reportedly support 120Hz refresh rate, which is already in the form of “Promotion Display” on the iPad Pro (2020 and 2021) models. The iPhone 13 series will include a new face unlock technology that will work even when wearing a mask or foggy glasses.
Recently, a report good Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman indicated that Apple may come with a Lower Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite connectivity option, which will allow users to connect to satellite networks in an emergency when there is no 4G/5G connectivity.
Earlier this year, Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman said that the next-generation iPhones would come with the faster A15 Bionic chipset and Always-On Display (AOD) mode that is currently available on the Apple Watch. To achieve AOD and 120Hz refresh rate without affecting the battery, Apple can use a power-efficient LTPO display that adjusts settings according to the content. Apple may place the USB Type-C port on the bottom instead of the Lightning port for faster charging speeds.
Other rumors include faster 5G connectivity support, Wi-Fi 6E, two new color options (Pearl, Sunset Gold), wireless charging, Portrait mode for video, and an improved wide-angle lens with auto-focus. Gurman also said in another report that Apple has tasked suppliers to manufacture 90 million new iPhones for this fall, which is 20 percent more than the 75 million units Apple planned for the iPhone 12 series in 2020.
Apple is also expected to launch the Apple Watch Series 7 during its September 14 “California Streaming” event.