New Apple leaks double from iPhone 14 design shock

Apple’s iPhone 14 lineup will feel like a second-generation smartphone. Now a new report doubles on claims about how Apple is trying to trick and trick its users into thinking they’re getting a better deal than they can get.

in a new blog post about iDrop News, industry insider LeaksApplePro warns that Apple will put new badges on old parts to convince iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Max buyers to think they’re new. He previously said that Apple was considering it in March.

“The iPhone 14 will be disappointing to some people in many ways,” the leaker claimed. “At first glance, it will look identical to the iPhone 13. That’s right. Putting the two devices side by side won’t tell the difference unless you go into settings.”

And here’s the kicker. [2021] A15 processor, according to my sources, this chip could receive the A16 name.” Meanwhile, the actual A16 chip used in the iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max models “may be called ‘A16 Pro’.”

If that’s true, it’s a dangerous path for Apple to crash. Yes, Apple chipsets have long had meaningless names like ‘Fusion’ and ‘Bionic’ (which the company previously recognized nonsense marketing) but this is different. The A-series chipset number is always Applies to the new generation.

Apple may be technically trying to get out of this problem by bringing the ‘Pro-level’ A15 chip used in the iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max to the standard iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Max. The current Pro model’s A15 chip has 6GB of RAM, while the iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 Mini have 4GB, but that doesn’t change the fact that both chips are currently marketed as ‘A15’.

There is one consolation. The leaker said the iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Max will be priced at $799 and $899. The former is similar to the iPhone 13 and the latter is $200 more expensive than the iPhone 13 Mini, but there were fears that it could be higher.

But again, what stands out is the iPhone 14 Pro family. The Pro models feature an exclusive new design, massive camera upgrades, and LeaksApplePro also says Apple is considering doubling its entry-level storage to 256GB.

That said, buying an iPhone 14 model seems more and more like a gamble. Several trusted sources now claim that Apple will switch iPhones from Lightning to USB-C ports in 2023.

And with the standard iPhone finally joining the redesign party next year, it would be wise for all but the most devoted Apple fans to hold off on the upgrade and see how this plays out.


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