The Apple iPhone 12 series may only be a few months old, but we’re already hearing dozens of rumors about the iPhone 13 series. The iPhone 12 represented a major change for the iPhone series, with an all-new design, improved cameras, and more — but if rumors are to be believed, the iPhone 13 could be even more exciting.
Here’s everything we know about the iPhone 13 so far.
iPhone 13 design
The iPhone 12 series brought major design changes to the iPhone, mainly due to the blockier design that took inspiration from the iPhone 4 and iPhone 5. Because of that, we don’t expect many changes to the overall design and look of the iPhone 13 — but we could still see a few tweaks.
For starters, rumors indicate that at some point in the future, Apple will likely move to a port-free iPhone. Many experts view Apple’s decision to bring MagSafe charging to the iPhone as the first step toward that change. Whether or not it happens on the iPhone 13, however, is up for debate. Some rumors suggest that at least one model will do away with ports, and well-known TF International Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo said in 2019 that Apple would release a portless iPhone in 2021. It’s doubtful that all models will be portless this year.
Another persistent rumor is that the iPhone will get a smaller notch. Some rumors suggest that Apple wanted to include a smaller notch on the iPhone 12 as part of its new design, but was unable to do so — and so is instead targeting the iPhone 13 for that change. It’s unlikely that the notch will be gone altogether, but Ice Universe, a well-known leaker on Twitter, says that the notch will be shallower. A leak from Everything Apple Pro suggests the notch will be narrower rather than shallower, as shown in the mockups below, which compare the current iPhone design to the supposed new one…Read more>>