iPhone 13 to support 25W fast charging?

Apple may offer faster charging in the upcoming iPhones  Sources from China reveals that Apple’s upcoming flagship iPhone 13 series will support 25W charging. The upcoming charging speed won’t be a dramatic increase from the current iPhone 12 series supporting up to 20 W. However, this still would be a significant improvement, something that would make the iPhones in line with Samsung, while most of the Chinese brands already offer such fast charging.   But the possible increase of the charging speeds of the iPhone won’t[…]

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Former smartphone-maker LG starts selling iPhones

LG starts offering Apple products in 400 stores in South Korea  The South Korean company LG recently quit the phone business, a logical decision after years of struggling to capture a significant market share worldwide and turn profitable. How, a report coming out from Korea says that LG will soon start promoting many Apple products in its stores, among them iPhone, iPad and Watches. At the same time, LG does not consider to offer MacBooks just yet, as the company is still involved in the computer[…]

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iPhone SE 2022: What to expect?

The upgrade of the iPhone SE may come in early 2022  A new version of the budget iPhone SE is rumored to be in the works for quite a while now, but many reputable sources are now confirming the launch date set for the first half of 2022. Apple’s most affordable phone is expected to include a very similar design which is indeed based on the iPhone 8.   According to Nikkei, Cupertino is using a 4.7-inch display, but the new A15 processor, contrary to the[…]

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Apple suppliers ramping up production to meet the iPhone 13 contracts

iPhone 13 won’t offer major design changes  Apple’s biggest contract manufacturers, such as TSMC, are currently ramping up production capacity to meet the demand for iPhone 13 components. Chip and component makers have set 30 to 40% higher targets for the next quarter, according to DigiTimes. Companies like Genesys Logic, TSMCand Parade Tech are important partners for Cupertino’s supply chain.   Apple’s orders should peak in the fourth quarter of 2021, although the production is gradually ramping up from Q3. Cupertino is expected to announce the iPhone 13 line in[…]

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iPhone 12 adoption rate is better than iPhone 11’s

iPhone 12 has more active users than iPhone 11 a year ago  A report covering the iPhone usage for Q1 2021 by Counterpoint Research claims that the user base of iPhone 12 grows faster than iPhone 11 for the same period in 2020. We previously noted that iPhone 12 is the best-selling phone around the globe, but since Apple hasn’t shared the exact sales numbers, it’s hard to judge what the actual share is.   According to Counterpoint, the initial sales of iPhone 12 series were[…]

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Apple set to replace Qualcomm’s 5G chips in 2023

iPhones with in-house 5G chip coming in two years  Apple is constantly trying to cut its reliance on third-party chip developers, hoping to design important iPhone and computer parts in-house. Cupertino already has its own mobile and Mac processors, while 5H baseband chips are coming in 2023, according to a new report.   Long-time Apple analyst Ming Chi Kuo believes that Apple is going to ditch Qualcomm’s silicon and introduce its own 5G chips to power the iPhones in 2023. The analyst says that Qualcomm will be[…]

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Video reveals the design of the iPhone 13 Pro Max

Dummy unit of the upcoming model  We reported weeks ago about the possible design changes of the new iPhone 2021 line. While it’s almost certain that there won’t be dramatic differences between iPhone 12 and iPhone 13, Apple is indeed tweaking some things. Now, a new video by Unbox Therapy compares the old and the new Pro Max model, so we can better see what’s new.   Although it’s a dummy unit and not a real iPhone, it is created based on sources from the supply[…]

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Purple iPhone 12 lineup goes on sale this month

Apple announced new color variants of iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Mini  In addition to the new products announced at the Spring Loaded event yesterday, Apple presented a new color for the iPhone 12 line. Purple versions of the non-Pro iPhone 12 will be available for pre-orders on April 23, with first units shipping a week later. Carriers and retailers should be opening sales too in the coming weeks.   The company also presented some new accessories, suitable for the purple iPhone 12 line – new MagSafe and silicone cases.   As expected, there is[…]

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Significant camera improvements tipped for iPhone 2022

Apple may offer a 48MP camera with iPhone 14  A major hardware redesign of the camera may come with the iPhones next year, according to a research note by MC Kuo. According to the notable Apple insider, the company is planning a significant boost of the camera capabilities of the smartphones in 2022. They may have a massive 48 MP camera configuration around a capable 1/1.3 CMOS sensor.   The report claims that iPhone 2022 will offer two outputs at the same time – 48-megapixel and[…]

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More than one iPhone may have a 120Hz display

Apple could use an LTPO display for two iPhone 13 models  A rumour from the tech industry has been circulating the internet for a while, claiming that Apple will use a display with a variable refresh rate for the iPhone 13 line up. According to a tweet from Ross Young, Cupertino is currently testing the LTPO technology, which offers a variable refresh rate depending on the power usage.   For example, the display will automatically switch to a lower rate when the user is viewing photos,[…]

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