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Steve Yonkeu

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Leakage on iPhone 14 features 🍏


iPhone as a phone is one with so many updates and changes brought in every time. Before the year 2022 and before the official release of the iPhone13, some leakages on information about iPhone 14 got out of the company.
iPhone sizes are changing in 2022, and Apple is eliminating the 5.4-inch iPhone mini as it turned out to be unpopular with customers. After lacklustre sales, Apple is planning to focus on larger iPhone sizes for its flagship devices, and we're expecting to see a 6.1-inch iPhone 14, a 6.1-inch iPhone 14 Pro, a 6.7-inch iPhone 14 Max, and a 6.7-inch iPhone 14 Pro Max.

The Updates

  • No Notch and New Face ID Hardware Design


    The biggest change that we currently expect with the 2022 iPhone is the removal of the notch cutout. The notch design was first introduced with the iPhone X, and it has stayed the same since then. The notch is where Apple houses its sensors for things like Face ID.
    the punch-hole design will only come to fruition if Apple’s prototyping and production go according to plan. Apple’s current goal is to bring the hole-punch design only to the high-end iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max. As such, the standard iPhone 14 will retain the notch design unless Apple exceeds product yield goals.

  • Body Design


    As concerned with the design, the iPhone 14 is expected to look like iPhone 13. Some features like volume buttons of round shape and thickness unlike features like the size and quality of the material being made with will be updated.

    There will be no 5.4-inch iPhone in 2022 because Apple is doing away with the "mini" line following lacklustre sales. The iPhone 13 mini will be the last of the mini phones and going forward, Apple is expected to focus on larger-sized iPhones.

    We're expecting a 6.1-inch iPhone 14, a 6.1-inch iPhone 14 Pro, a 6.7-inch iPhone 14 Max, and a 6.7-inch iPhone 14 Pro Max, with the larger 6.7-inch iPhone replacing the mini model.

  • No camera bump


    iPhone 14 will not feature a camera bump. Currently, the iPhone features a protruding camera bump because of the thin design of the iPhone and the necessary thickness of camera components.

  • Camera improvements

    The iPhone 14 will also include improvements to the front-facing camera, according to Kuo. The biggest change will be upgraded to the front-facing camera’s auto-focus features. More details here are unclear, but the front-facing iPhone camera has a way to go to catch up to the rear camera.

  • Car Crash Detection

    Apple is working on a crash detection feature for the iPhone and the Apple Watch, which could come out in 2022. It will use sensors like the accelerometer to detect car accidents when they occur by measuring a spike in gravitational force.

    When a car crash is detected, the iPhone or the Apple Watch would automatically dial emergency services to get help. Since it's planned for 2022, this could be a feature designed for the iPhone 14 models and the Apple Watch Series 8, though it's not likely to be limited to those devices. It will be an expansion of the Fall Detection feature that's in existing Apple Watch and iPhone models.

  • No Physical SIM Slot

    The iPhone 14 models may launch without a physical SIM slot, with Apple transitioning to an eSIM-only design. Apple is allegedly advising major U.S. carriers to prepare for the launch of eSIM-only smartphones by 2022, which suggests some iPhone 14 models may be the first to come without a SIM slot.

    With the iPhone 13, Apple provided some models without a nano-SIM in the box, with cellular plans instead of being able to be activated using eSIM. An eSIM allows for cellular plans to be added to a device without using a nano-SIM.

  • 2TB Storage

    On the recent iPhone13 apple brought the memory to 1TB and a possibility of increasing to 2TB of memory space.

    Bonus :

    iPhone next release will have the ability to be folded.


    In conclusion, the official release date. Apple is expected to introduce the iPhone 14 models at an event that's likely to be held in September 2022, if Apple follows previous launch timelines.

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Ivana Vnucec

Interesting article!

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