What features will the following iPhone include?


James Martin

Every season at this time, you can find an ever-increasing number associated with rumors about the following iPhone, and 2021 is definitely no exception. Along along with the Spring Loaded event Apple held on April twenty, rumors about the following major iPhone are widespread. The iPhone 12 family is definitely 6 months old and however there are already the plethora of leaks plus speculation about the following iPhone, which can be known because the particular iPhone 13. (Or it could be the iPhone 12S, or simply the “iPhone” like the fourth-gen iPad. Maybe this will be the iPhone 21 because it’s 2021?) 

I gathered the latest and most persistent gossips in regards to the iPhone 13’s cameras, specs and features (and we have more intel upon the iPhone 13’s rumored cost, a potential discharge date and how the particular iPhone 13 might evaluate to the iPhone 12) and figured out the actual iPhone 13 needs to become a success. Consider this particular an iPhone 13 want list.



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And just to be very clear, these are rumors plus leaks. Nothing is to get certain until Apple officially announces it. Some associated with these rumors are through the past month. Others are several months or even years previous and keep rising back again to relevance.


The following iPhone might have a larger battery and maybe an extended battery life.


Patrick Holland

iPhone thirteen could easily get a bigger battery

The first rumor is definitely that the iPhone thirteen will get a larger battery pack. iPhone 12’s battery life is good. In use, both the iPhone 12 and 12 Pro lasted a day with out problem. In our battery pack test with looped movie playing in airplane setting, the 12 Pro survived 15 hours and 56 minutes; the iPhone twelve lasted 17 hours plus 14 minutes.

But really far from the greatest battery-life we’ve seen. The Samsung Galaxy S21, with its four,500-mAh battery, lasted eighteen hours and 3 a few minutes in the same check. The Galaxy S21 Ultra plus its 5,000-mAh battery pack lasted 22 hours plus 57 minutes. And each of those phones possess a high refresh price display, which can taxes the battery even a lot more.

While Apple never reveals the particular capacity from the batteries within the iPhone, sites such as iFixIt, which sells sets to replace batteries, display that both the iPhone 12 and 12 Pro utilize a 2,815-mAh battery pack. What’s brilliant is Apple gets so much living from that small battery pack purely with the efficiency upon its A-series processors plus iOS.

Now imagine using those efficiencies to the larger physical battery. This is a rumor which i hope is true plus think the next iPhone needs. After all, who will not want better battery living?


The next iPhone is definitely rumored to have the high refresh rate display screen that could bode well to get making those Apple Arcade online games look better yet.


Patrick Holland

Pro Motion can come to the iPhone 13’s screen

Since 2017, the iPad Pro offers had a 120Hz renew rate. Now that section is an LCD, yet rumors point to the particular iPhone 13 getting the high refresh rate OLED. For years, a lot of us wished to see this function on an iPhone. There a variety of phones at various price points that possess a high refresh price screen like the $300 OnePlus Nord N10 5G, with a 90Hz display. The brand new $800 Galaxy S21 plus $1,200 S21 Ultra each have the 120Hz display. Last week, Asus launched the ROG Phone 5, which has a 144Hz screen. And final month, the RedMagic six phone was announced along with a 165Hz screen. For comparison, the iPhone twelve has a 60Hz display screen.

Why do you require a high refresh price? Simply, it makes almost everything look better. That capturing generalization aside, animations plus graphics look sharper, movement blur is reduced, online games (especially those designed to get high refresh rate screens) seem more immersive plus vivid. Think about exactly how great 120Hz Apple Arcade games could look.

The following iPhone needs a 120Hz screen, at least the particular “Pro” models do. It will be another “Pro” function in order to distinguish the increased end iPhone Pro models to get the regular and small version.


If there is a good iPhone without a slot, could something like the particular smart connector contacts through the iPad Pro end up being the way to cost it?


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There are brand new rumors that the “Pro” models can get LTPO shows. LTPO means low-temperature Polycrystalline oxide. Essentially, an LTPO display can transform between renew rates instantly without the particular need of extra screen hardware. The Galaxy S21 Ultra released in February utilizes an LTPO display, which usually Samsung claimed allowed this to become brighter without making use of more power.

The following iPhone might not possess any ports

There is definitely a persistent rumor that will the iPhone 13 is not going to have a Lightning port. Ever since Apple eliminated the headphone jack back again in 2016 with the particular iPhone 7, people believed that Apple would one particular day create a completely portless phone. In December, reliable rumor-spreader Ming-Chi Kuo asserted that Apple would release an iPhone in 2021 without the port.

Apple’s launch associated with MagSafe charging for the iPhone 12 makes it simpler to imagine such a port-free future. However, in the current form, MagSafe getting tops out at fifteen watts. Compare that along with the 20-watt charging a person get with a lighting-to-USB-C cable and wall phone chrgr. OnePlus has a wi-fi charger the Warp Charge 30 that can charge with 30 watts.

Not just would the next edition of MagSafe need in order to be more efficient to end up being a reasonable replacement to some physical charging cable, yet Apple would also require to solve for a few of the data revealing that the Lightning interface currently affords. Perhaps Apple is definitely hoping 5G, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.0 plus its U1 ultrawideband chip are those data-sharing substitutes? Or maybe there is the version of MagSafe using a Lightning port dongle? Who knows?

Apple could construct into the next iPhone something similar to the smart connection found on the present iPad Pro. While the particular USB-C port on the particular iPad Pro gets just about all the particular attention, on the back of the ipad tablet are three flat steel contacts. When you make use of the Magic Keyboard accessory along with the iPad Pro, this connects to the ipad tablet via the smart connection and magnets. You may even plug-in a USB-C cable to the side associated with the Magic Keyboard to cost the iPad Pro. Most days during the pandemic, I pretty much utilized the Magic Keyboard to cost my iPad via the particular smart connector.

Maybe right now there will be “Smart MagSafe” charging on the following iPhone? Even if this particular rumor is true, eliminating the last iPhone interface isn’t something Apple requirements to do, at minimum right now.


Rumors point out new camera hardware throughout all four iPhone thirteen models and the normal Pro model getting digital cameras on par with the particular Pro Max version.


Patrick Holland

New digital cameras could come to the following iPhone

The biggest feature plus biggest rumors revolve round the cameras on the iPhone. And there is the bunch of rumors directing to brand new lenses, new camera sensors and the wider adoption of sensor-based stabilization across the particular iPhone line up.

Currently, the iPhone 12 Pro offers the same selfie, broad and ultrawide cameras since the iPhone twelve and 12 Mini. The Pro does possess a 2x telephoto digital camera, but it’s not the particular same as the two.5x one on the particular iPhone 12 Pro Max. The iPhone 13 Pro can get a larger messf├╝hler for its wide digital camera. This rumor doesn’t show whether it will end up being exactly the same because the particular one on the iPhone 13 Pro Max or even not. But the bigger sensor could incorporate sensor-based stabilization, which is presently only for the iPhone twelve Pro Max model.

The iPhone 13 Pro is furthermore rumored to get the particular same or similar telephoto camera as the thirteen Pro Max. All that indicates is that the following regular “Pro” model can be nearer to the Pro Max model. Whereas this season, the twelve and 12 Pro are exceedingly comparable.

There are a couple of rumors about a brand new ultrawide camera either upon the iPhone 13, or even iPhone 14. (Yes, presently there are already rumors regarding the next next iPhone!) The ultrawide digital camera on the 13 may get better low-light functionality and a faster aperture zoom lens. Currently, the lens on the ultrawide is definitely f2.4, but the particular new lens could end up being f1.8, which definitely would help toward enhancing low-light performance.

In conditions of camera hardware, the particular iPhone 13, especially the particular regular Pro model, can use these rumored enhancements. 


An in-screen finger-print scanner could solve the iPhone Face ID woes.


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Touch ID could return in order to the iPhone

The iPhone 13 could get a good under-the-display fingerprint reader. Since the first Android telephone came out with a good in-screen fingerprint reader, individuals speculated that an under-the-display Touch ID sensor might be a way in order to alleviate the frustration a few get using Face IDENTIFICATION (and this was prior to the pandemic made encounter masks an everyday thing).

Currently, Android phones possess two types of in-screen fingerprint sensors. There are usually optical in-screen sensors discovered on phones like the particular OnePlus 8T and Motorola Edge Plus. Then there are ultrasonic fingerprint readers by Qualcomm on phones like the particular Galaxy S21 series.

If the iPhone 13 will get an in-screen fingerprint audience, not necessarily clear whether this particular would replace Face IDENTIFICATION or take addition in order to it. The rumor furthermore suggests along with the 2019 patent illustration Apple filed that the iPhone could be unlocked along with a fingerprint touch anyplace on the screen rather of the single messf├╝hler location on Android mobile phones.

If Apple could get ultrasonic sensors to a stage associated with reliability, ease of use and dependability such as the old-school Touch IDENTIFICATION sensor found on the particular iPhone SE, it’s not really hard to imagine all of them on an iPhone. And if Touch ID is definitely paired with Face IDENTIFICATION, you might have more ways in order to secure and access your own phone. Having an substitute biometric security measure is definitely something the iPhone requirements.


There could be the video version of family portrait mode on the iPhone thirteen.


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The iPhone 13 could shoot portrait setting video

The next iPhone could report portrait mode video. You might be acquainted with family portrait mode, which enables you to consider a photo and provide the picture an musician blurry background. The idea could it be replicates what the larger sensor mirrorless or even DSLR camera can perform with a fast aperture lens. On the iPhone, portrait mode is restricted in order to photos. But presently, there are many Android phones such as the Samsung Galaxy line that will can record portrait setting video (or live concentrate video), which blur out there the background while causing your subject in concentrate. In my experience, the outcomes are very hit-or-miss.

It’s interesting to think what Apple could do with family portrait mode video and exactly how it handles all the particular processing needed to individual the foreground and creatively blur the background. The rumor also points in order to the capability to change the particular depth of field (the amount of background which is blurred) after the movie is already shot. It might be especially cool when it also included Apple’s portrait lighting looks plus the ability to modify those up after the particular fact. Though as enjoyable as portrait mode movie would be, not necessarily some thing the iPhone needs.


The Pixel 4 was the 1st phone with a concealed astrophotography feature in the Night Sight mode. It utilizes computational photography and lengthy catch times to capture shots such as this of the particular Milky Way.


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The iPhone thirteen might get better with astrophotography

The last rumor I wish to highlight is an additional camera feature. The iPhone 13 might get a much better astrophotography mode. Currently, you are able to mount the iPhone on the tripod and, in the particular darkest conditions, extend the particular night mode capture in order to up to 30 secs. Under the right skies and weather, you may capture a decent picture of a starry skies. But when you notice the actual Google Pixel can perform in terms of astrophotography, it leaves a great deal to become desired on the particular iPhone.

If this gossip is true, maybe astrophotography still gets activated within night mode, you could prolong time more than thirty seconds or use computational photography to capture a much better night sky or celestial satellite? This could be an additional feature that lives just on “Pro” models such as the way Apple ProRaw presently does. This is certainly not a needed function, but a nice one particular to have one main.

For a lot more on the next iPhone, read our iPhone thirteen rumor roundup.

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