Apple iPhone 14 series: The US-based tech giant Apple is to launch iPhone 14 series globally in September this year. Ahead of the launch announcement, a new report has revealed that the company might still be ordering OLED displays for its iPhone 14 series from BOE, Samsung and LG Display, the 3 same companies who supplied the iPhone 13 series OLEDs last year.
According to the research agency Omdia (via ITHome), Samsung will be the largest supplier of OLEDs for Apple this year. It will supply screens for the iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Plus, iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max,” BGR India report said. Meanwhile, LG will be supplying OLEDs for the standard iPhone 13, iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Pro Max, while BOE will be only supplying the OLEDs for the standard iPhone 13 and iPhone 14 for Apple in 2022.
The rising component costs and Apple’s determination to differentiate Pro and non-Pro iPhones, will see the iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max increase to $1099 and $1199 respectively. Apple is also expected to replace the iPhone 13 mini with a Max version could lead to a price hike of about $300.
Apple iPhone 14 series will come with several improvements, including a new design over the Pro model, a better camera, and more. The iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max are also said to come with a taller profile and better camera module to fit the new internals, the report said.
Both the Pro models of the iPhone 14 series would be equipped with a triple rear camera setup housing a 48MP wide, 12MP ultra-wide, and telephoto lens. The upcoming iPhone 14 series would support an 8K video.
The Apple iPhone 14 Pro model will come with 8GB of RAM and a 120Hz refresh rate display. However, the iPhone 13 model devices are available with a storage option of 128GB. However, the analysts believes that the base storage capacity of the iPhone 14 series devices will be 64GB.