Rumor mill: Following Apple’s most up-to-date WWDC, Bloomberg sources counsel the corporate plans to launch a number of new merchandise this 12 months and subsequent 12 months. Stories embrace details about a number of fashions of the iPhone 14, Apple Watch, and Mac together with different units.
Sources have told Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman to anticipate Apple to launch certainly one of its most formidable lineups ever between now and the primary half of 2023. Inside that roster, months of rumor and hypothesis already inform us lots concerning the upcoming iPhone 14, however Gurman has a number of new particulars.
Just like the iPhone 13 and 12, the iPhone 14 will are available in 4 fashions – two professional variants (codenamed D73 and D74) and two non-pro variants (D27 and D28). As an alternative of releasing a 5.4″ iPhone 14 mini like in earlier generations, Apple will produce a non-Professional mannequin with a 6.7″ display screen – the identical measurement as earlier Professional Max telephones however presumably with out different Professional options. The brand new non-Professional telephones will preserve the iPhone 13’s A15 chip as an alternative of upgrading to the Professional fashions’ A16.
All variants will retain the Lightning cable, although earlier rumors suggest a USB-C iPhone will emerge subsequent 12 months. Different rumors say the iPhone 14 will characteristic a vastly improved 48 megapixel digicam and probably an always-on lock screen.
The M2 might additionally energy Apple’s upcoming combined actuality headset, which different reports are calling a “sport changer” when it arrives subsequent 12 months.
Apple might debut the M3 as early as subsequent 12 months in a MacBook Air.
One other new chip Apple is rumored to be growing is the S8 for upcoming Apple Watch fashions. It’s going to have the identical specs because the earlier S7 and S6, however subsequent 12 months’s Apple Watches could have a brand new processor (supposedly the S9). Nonetheless, the S8 would energy a brand new HomePod coming subsequent 12 months. Nicknamed B620, its measurement and audio high quality might be like the unique HomePod, however it is going to embrace a brand new show and probably multi-touch options.
Moreover, Apple is planning a brand new Apple TV. Codenamed J255, it is going to have an A14 chip in comparison with the 2021 mannequin’s A12, in addition to another gigabyte of RAM.