iPhone 14 Pro said again to get rid of one of its unique design features

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While the design of the iPhone 12 was a significant departure from the previous iterations of Apple’s handsets, the recently released iPhone 13 looks very similar to its predecessor.

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The only real difference, and you’d be hard pressed to notice it, is the slightly smaller notch on the iPhone 13.

Looking ahead to the iPhone 14, some believe that Apple will eventually abandon the notch in favor of the hole-punch design that is already a common feature on many high-end Android phones.


news from south korea Elec This week suggests the iPhone maker will be using the hole display for the first time, though only with the iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max.

That means the regular, less expensive iPhone 14 and a new iPhone 14 Max will remain with the notch, a distinctive cutout that made its debut in 2017 with the iPhone X – Apple’s first handset to offer an edge-to-edge display.

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Elec’s claim is at odds with reports from credible Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who has said twice this year that Apple will incorporate the hole-punch design into the more expensive models of the iPhone 14.

The expected design change suggests that Apple has found a way to maintain the credibility of its Face ID feature, with the Smart one being able to hide it under the display.

“The key for the technology to deliver an immersive full-screen experience is for the display area around the hole to maintain resolution and color with other areas of the display,” Elec said.

It’s also possible that Apple may drop Face ID for Touch ID, as Google did when it moved from the Pixel 4 to the Pixel 5, although that doesn’t seem to be the case. Although the in-display Touch ID will be a welcome addition to many iPhone owners, especially as face masks prevent Face ID from working, people have little choice but to use their phone every time. To punch in their passcode (unless they have an Apple Watch, that is).

As with all leaks and rumours, it is impossible to know the reality until the device lands. Indeed, just last month, another report suggested that Apple would retain the notch for at least another year.

There are still nine months left for the iPhone 14 to launch, so expect more speculations about the upcoming device in the meantime.

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