02/22 update below. This post was originally published on February 19th
iPhone 14 leaks have already revealed a lot of changes, starting with Radical And the Controversial to expensive And the the stranger. But now Apple’s shocking design decision has just been revealed.
In a new exclusive and respected site electricityIt was revealed that the iPhone 14 – once again – will lose the high refresh rate of the ProMotion 120Hz display. And in an era where high refresh rate displays are common even on mid-range smartphones, that’s a big gamble.
02/20 Update: And it seems that the gap between the iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Pro models will increase even more. According to a new report from Engadget JapanApple plans to upgrade both the iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max to 8GB of RAM. This is an important step after Apple stuck with 6GB capacity for the iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro. It also pushes iPhones into the Android smartphone areas, which have used more RAM for many years. A well discussed point is that iOS requires less RAM than Android to run efficiently but the pattern is a little more subtle than that. Especially respected PhoneBuff Speed Tests It regularly shows that major Android programs narrow the performance gap dramatically as the extra RAM kicks in. This is more representative of normal use, compared to standard benchmarking software. On top of that, RAM is essential for other functions — particularly the cameras — so it will be interesting to see if Apple has big plans for the iPhone 14 lineup in this area after a gradual generational upgrade last year.
Update 02/22: Breaking news from a respected outlet daily economic news He revealed that Apple’s design decisions for the iPhone 14 have now been finalized and that the upcoming range has entered beta production “to collect data, correct distortions, evaluate the production process and products that need improvement, and assess whether experimentally produced products are ‘acceptable’.” Trial production of the new iPhone models is expected to start in late February/early March, which is in line with Apple’s design process in recent years.Moreover, EDN has strong Record With Apple leaks and there is no reason to doubt this news. Why should beta production take place so early, given that the iPhone 14 range isn’t expected to go on sale until late September/early October? So Apple can “establish appropriate production and testing machines” and “establish a quality control process” – this is critical on the iPhone production scale. Any defect can cost the company billions of dollars. The news also means we are entering a “production” period of iPhone rumors leaking with images of parts likely to emerge over the coming months, which will shed light on Apple’s component decisions. This question should prove whether Apple opted for 8GB of RAM in the iPhone 14 Pro models, such as in addition to the modem selection, camera modules, storage options, battery capacity and more In short: iPhone rumor season is set to go overclocked Watch this space .
The Elec states that Apple’s display supplier BOE will increase its business with Apple as it “will provide 6.06-inch thin-film polycrystalline silicon transistor (LTPS) thin-film transistor (TFT) OLED panels for the upcoming iPhone 14 series.”
LTPS displays were used by older iPhones such as the iPhone X, iPhone 11, and iPhone 12 as well as the standard iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 Mini, all models with standard 60Hz refresh rates. For ProMotion displays, Apple used LPTO panels exclusively. This is because LPTO boards are capable of variable refresh rates, which allows them to counteract battery drain of high refresh rates at low rates for moments like reading emails.
Furthermore, unless Apple plans to break with tradition, the company likes to pair the functionality of non-professional models. This means that Elec’s news that the iPhone 14 will have an LTPS panel, strongly suggests that the new iPhone 14 Max will have a single panel as well.
Apple supporters will say that anyone desperate for ProMotion can get an iPhone 14 Pro model, but it’s not quite that simple this year. Recent leaks have revealed that the iPhone 14 Pro models will have a file Polarizing the letter i To replace the notch as it tilts to be so More expensive.
It looks like iPhone fans will have to make some tough decisions in 2022.
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