While the iPhone 16 Pro and iPhone 16 Pro Max are still about 11 months away from launch, there are already several rumors about the devices. Below, we’ve summarized the new features and expected hardware changes so far.
These are some of the major changes rumored to come to the iPhone 16 Pro models starting October 2023:
- Larger displays: The iPhone 16 Pro and iPhone 16 Pro Max will feature larger 6.3-inch and 6.9-inch displays, respectively, according to Ross Young, CEO of Display Supply Chain Consultants. The devices are expected to have taller aspect ratios as part of this change. In comparison, the iPhone 15 Pro and iPhone 15 Pro Max have 6.1-inch and 6.7-inch displays, respectively.
- Capture button: Apple plans to include a new ‘capture button’ in all iPhone 16 models, according to pre-production information it obtained. MacRumors. The button will be located below the power button, but its purpose is unknown. It has been speculated that it could be a dedicated shutter button for the camera.
- 48MP Ultra Wide Lens: The iPhone 16 Pro and iPhone 16 Pro Max will feature a 48-megapixel ultra-wide camera lens for higher-resolution photos with more detail when shooting in 0.5x mode, according to Jeff Pu, a technology analyst at Hong Kong investment firm Haitong International. Guarantees.
- Support WiFi 7: The iPhone 16 Pro and iPhone 16 Pro Max will also support Wi-Fi 7, according to Pu. This would enable devices to send and receive data across the 2.4GHz, 5GHz, and 6GHz bands simultaneously, resulting in faster Wi-Fi speeds, lower latency, and more reliable connectivity. Wi-Fi 7 is expected to deliver data transfer speeds of over 40 Gbps, 4 times faster than Wi-Fi 6E.
- A18 Pro chip: Apple’s next-generation A18 Pro chip is expected to be manufactured using TSMC’s second-generation 3nm process, known as N3E.
- 5G Advanced: iPhone 16 Pro models will be equipped with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon X75 modem to provide faster and more power-efficient 5G connectivity, according to Pu. The modem supports the “5G Advanced” standard, which has been described as “the next stage of 5G” and “the evolution towards 6G.”
- 5x optical zoom on Pro model: The iPhone 15 Pro Max’s quad-lens system with 5x optical zoom will be expanded to both the iPhone 16 Pro and iPhone 16 Pro Max, according to supply chain analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.
Apple is expected to announce the iPhone 16 Pro models in September 2024. Additional details about the devices should emerge over the coming months, so be sure to Keep tabs on our iPhone 16 report To get the latest information.
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