Apple iPhone 14 and 14 Max rumours, specs and everything we have heard so far

(Pocket-lint) – Apple would possibly have already got introduced an iPhone in 2022, however that is not anticipated to be the one type to look ahead of the yr is out. Do not be disturbed, the corporate hasn’t reverted again to (*4*)Contact ID and ditched the (*20*)Face ID fashions. As a substitute, the ones fashions are simply due just a little in a while.

There are anticipated to be four iPhone fashions becoming a member of the already introduced iPhone SE (2022). Those are stated to be the iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Max, at the side of Professional fashions of those gadgets. Sure, that signifies that the iPhone mini could be lifeless for this yr.

We have now lined off the rumours surrounding the iPhone 14 Professional and iPhone 14 Professional Max in a separate function, however right here we’re that specialize in the usual iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Max. That is the entirety we’ve heard up to now.

Liberate date

  • 13 September 2022?
  • From $799/£779/€909?

Apple most often releases its new flagship iPhone fashions in September and most often on the second one Tuesday of the month. That is been the trend for a lot of years – no less than it’s been in case you forget about 2022.

Assuming Apple continues with this technique, it’s imaginable the iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Max will probably be introduced on 13 September 2022. After all not anything is showed as but, nor will or not it’s for a number of months, however that will be the date we’d pencil within the diary for now. 

If we’re proper, we would be expecting pre-orders to open for the iPhone 14 fashions at the Friday following their announcement, which might be 16 September, with availability then more likely to be 23 September 2022. Bear in mind, that is simply guesswork for now despite the fact that.

Relating to worth, we’d be expecting the iPhone 14 to start out round the similar ballpark because the iPhone 13, which is $799/£779/€909. We might then be expecting the iPhone 14 Max to price round £100/$100/€100 extra, just like the iPhone 13 Professional Max does in comparison to the iPhone 13 Professional, and because the iPhone 13 did in comparison to the iPhone 13 mini. Whether or not the iPhone 14 beginning worth drops if there in reality isn’t any mini type this yr is still noticed, despite the fact that we doubt it is going to be by means of a lot if it does.



  • Notch
  • IP68 rated
  • Flat-edge design

The Apple iPhone 14 fashions are these days rumoured to observe a equivalent design to their predecessors, with a notch on the best in their show. There were a number of experiences of the iPhone 14 Professional fashions providing a pill-shaped reduce out on the best in their show, however it is steered the usual iPhone 14 fashions will retain the notch we noticed on (*5*)the iPhone 13 fashions.

A flat-edge design is anticipated once more for the iPhone 14 fashions, and it is more likely to be an aluminium body with a pitcher rear reasonably than stainless-steel and glass, which is what’s most probably for the Professional fashions.

It is usually anticipated that the iPhone 14 fashions will be offering an IP68 water and mud resistance and are available in a variety color choices. Some diversifications are most probably in comparison to the 2022 fashions, despite the fact that these days, it isn’t transparent what. In keeping with some moulds, it seems like the rear digital camera housing setup will glance in large part the similar because the iPhone 13 fashions.


  • 6.1-inch and 6.7-inch
  • ProMotion shows
  • No 5.4-inch type

In step with the rumours, there will probably be an iPhone 14 and an iPhone 14 Max in 2022, reasonably than an iPhone 14 mini and iPhone 14. It is claimed the iPhone 14 could have a 6.1-inch show like the iPhone 13, whilst the iPhone 14 Max could have a 6.7-inch show, which places it in keeping with the iPhone 13 Professional Max type and due to this fact most probably the similar dimension because the iPhone 14 Professional Max.

Studies recommend the usual fashions may just get Apple’s ProMotion 120Hz refresh fee. There was once at first some communicate of Contact ID being positioned beneath the show to paintings along Face ID, despite the fact that more moderen rumours recommend that would possibly not be the case this yr.

{Hardware} and specifications

  • A15 Bionic, 5G
  • 6GB RAM
  • 64GB base type?

It’s been steered that the iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Max would possibly not get a processor improve for 2022, last at the A15 Bionic chip that powers the entire iPhone 13 fashions as a substitute of shifting to the A16, which the iPhone 14 Professional fashions are anticipated to function.

Studies declare all iPhone 14 fashions could have 6GB of RAM and we all know they are going to all be (*19*)5G appropriate given all iPhones, together with the entry-level iPhone SE (2022) were since (*7*)the iPhone 12 fashions. 

Relating to garage, with the usual iPhone 13 fashions coming in 128GB, 256GB and 512GB choices, it is most probably the iPhone 14 fashions will be offering the similar, despite the fact that there were some experiences that the bottom type may just get started at 64GB.

The entire iPhone 14 fashions will indubitably run on iOS 16, which we predict to listen to extra about in June at WWDC, despite the fact that you’ll be able to (*16*)learn our separate function on it for the entire main points we all know up to now.


  • Twin digital camera most probably

There have not been quite a lot of rumours surrounding the iPhone 14 cameras, despite the fact that it’s anticipated they are going to have a twin rear setup, like their predecessors. 

The iPhone 13 mini and iPhone 13 function a primary digital camera and ultra-wide digital camera however they fail to spot the telephoto lens options at the Professional fashions, in addition to a few options. It’s most probably the iPhone 14 fashions can even be offering a primary and ultra-wide sensor at the rear however no telephoto sensor and we’d additionally be expecting that they do not be offering the entire identical options because the iPhone 14 Professional fashions.

For now despite the fact that, the main points are skinny at the flooring.

Apple iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Max rumours: What is came about up to now?

That is the entirety we’ve heard in regards to the iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Max up to now.

25 April 2022: No Apple iPhone 14 mini, however new 48MP major sensor for Professional fashions

Bloomberg’s Gurman, who has a very good monitor file in the case of Apple leaks, has stated in his newest version of his Energy On publication that we can see a 6.7-inch same old iPhone 14 this yr, reasonably than a 5.4-inch iPhone mini, supporting earlier rumours.

20 April 2022: Apple iPhone 14 may just get a entrance digital camera improve

Trade analyst Ming Chi-Kuo has claimed the iPhone 14 fashions will most probably all see a entrance digital camera improve, with autofocus and a much broader aperture of f/1.7.

19 April 2022: Leaked iPhone 14 case moulds blow their own horns what Apple may just release in 2022

(*14*)Moulds stated to be of the iPhone 14 fashions gave the impression on-line appearing an iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Max along an iPhone 14 Professional and iPhone 14 Professional Max. There was once no iPhone 14 mini mold.

11 April 2022: No redesign for iOS 16, however new options will probably be introduced at WWDC

(*17*)Bloomberg’s Gurman stated Apple’s subsequent tool construct – iOS 16 – is not going to look a whole redesign however it is going to have new options, with a focal point on notifications once more.

31 March 2022: Apple iPhone 14 would possibly not have under-display Contact ID fingerprint sensor

(*6*)Trade analyst Ming-Chi Kuo in the past predicted Apple would in the end make the transfer to provide each Contact ID underneath the show and Face ID, and whilst he did not suppose it will occur ahead of 2023, he then tweeted claiming he does not suppose it is going to occur in any respect now.

21 March 2022: Apple iPhone 14 and 14 Professional show sizes and specifications leak

(*12*)Tipster Shadow Leak published the anticipated show sizes and a few specifications for the iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Professional fashions.

14 March 2022: Apple iPhone 14 would possibly not get a processor improve this yr

(*11*)Trade analyst Ming-Chi Kuo claimed the usual iPhone 14 fashions will persist with the A15 chipset, whilst the iPhone 14 Professional fashions will transfer to the A16 chip.


23 February 2022: The iPhone 14 would possibly have higher battery existence due to new 5G chip

The iPhone 14 would possibly get a fine addition within the battery existence division, it is been reported, because of a brand new 5G chipset that it will make use of, releasing up tiny quantities of area for an larger battery capability.

17 January 2022: Apple iPhone 14 and 14 Max may have 120Hz ProMotion shows

In a analysis notice with Haitong World Securities (by the use of MacRumours), analyst Jeff Pu says all four of the 2022 iPhones will include a 120Hz refresh fee show and 6GB RAM.

13 January 2022: iPhone 14 to function distinctive twin cutout for digital camera/FaceID?

In step with analyst Ross Younger, Apple will undertake a punch-hole machine that accommodates of two cutouts: one pill-shaped and one spherical. Additionally it is steered that the smaller of the ones two cutouts is probably not invisible. In different phrases, it is going to appear to be a sidewise ‘i’ reduce into the show. 

1 November 2022: Apple is operating on a automotive crash detection function for iPhone and Apple Watch

In step with The Wall Boulevard Magazine, Apple is operating on a brand new function for the iPhone and Apple Watch that may inform in case you’ve been in an car coincidence and routinely dial emergency services and products for you. 

26 September 2022: Apple iPhone 14 will probably be totally redesigned, claims dependable leaker

Bloomberg’s Gurman claimed the iPhone 14 would see a redesign, corroborating experiences that the corporate many transfer to a punch gap digital camera.

30 July 2022: Apple exploring under-display Contact ID and Face ID – and it will imply the notch is dropped for iPhone 14

(*13*)Apple was once granted a patent suggesting it’s exploring under-display Contact ID. Within the submitting, Apple main points how the present iPhone design options the imaging sensor subsequent to the show, reasonably than being embedded into it. The core of this patent, then, discusses how this imaging sensor might be joined with the show in an effort to allow the following iteration of Contact ID.

Writing by means of Britta O’Boyle.