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Here’s everything we already know about iPhone 14 [Updated]

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Here's everything we already know about iPhone 14
The iPhone 14 is just days away. Among the many changes that have leaked out: a redesigned display cutout.
Mockup: Ed Hardy/Cult of Mac

The iPhone 14 is expected this week, but you don’t have to wait until Wednesday – most of the details have leaked out already. We know about the new Plus version, the higher-res camera, the always-on display and much more.

So why wait? Here’s all the leaked details on the 2022 iPhone.

Get a jump on the Apple event with iPhone 14 Plus concept video

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Get a jump on the Apple event with iPhone 14 Plus concept video
The iPhone 14 Plus will supposedly be as big as the Pro Max but with a smaller price.
Screenshot: Hacker 34

Those who just can’t wait until the September 7 Apple event can tide themselves over with a concept video of one of the hottest products expected to be on the agenda. The iPhone 14 Plus will allegedly have the same size screen as the Pro Max, but at a much lower price.

Watch a video concept of the upcoming device in action.

iPhone 14 Pro screen cutouts might not look as expected [Updated]

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iPhone 14 Pro screen cutout might not look as expected
Instead of two screen cutouts, iPhone 14 Pro might have a single wide one.
Mockup: Ed Hardy/Cult of Mac

Leaks about the “pill and hole” design of the iPhone 14 Pro models started months ago, but Apple still might have a surprise up its sleeve. A new report indicates that software will merge the two display cutouts into one.

Note that this is not a hardware change – the screen between the two cutouts will be darkened in software so they appear to be combined.

iPhone 14 might offer free texting via satellite

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iPhone 13 might offer service from anywhere via satellite calls and texts
iPhone 13 will reportedly be able to use satellites to exchange texts.
Photo: Globalstar

iPhone 14 users may never be out of contact as long as they’re outdoors. Apple’s upcoming handset will be able to exchange texts via satellites in low-Earth orbit, according to an expert in satellite communications. And the service will be free.

Apple might even have hinted about this feature in the invite to its September 7 event during which the iPhone 14 is expected to be announced.

New renders show iPhone 14 Pro in all its purported purple glory

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New renders show iPhone 14 in all its purported purple glory
Here's the iPhone 14 Pro based on the best information available.
Concept: Jon Prosser/Ian Zelbo

You don’t have to wait months for Apple to finally show off the iPhone 14: A collection of renders based on the most reliable leaks gives the best look yet at the upcoming device. That includes the replacement for the screen notch, the expected changes to the camera hump and more.

As a bonus, the renders show the upcoming handset in purple, which supposedly will be an option.

Evidence grows for enhanced selfie cam in iPhone 14

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Evidence grows for enhanced selfie cam in iPhone 14
Narcissists rejoice! iPhone 14 might help you take better selfies.
Concept: the Hacket 34

Add an autofocus front camera to the list of improvements expected for the iPhone 14 when it debuts this autumn. This supposedly tripled Apple’s cost for the component.

If the unconfirmed report is true, the upcoming model will be the first iPhone with an auto-focus selfie camera.

Leaked iPhone 14 front panels offer best size comparison yet

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Every iPhone 14 model will have a ProMotion display and 6GB of RAM
This is not the new iPhone 14 picture. Keep scrolling.
Image: Ed Hardy/Cult of Mac

An image supposedly showing the front screen panels of all four iPhone 14 models has leaked out. It gives a side-by-side comparison of some of the most significant changes coming this fall to Apple’s 2022 handsets.

The new “hole and pill” design for the Pro models is clearly on display, as is the first iPhone Max that isn’t part of the Pro series.

Hefty iPhone 14 Pro Max camera hump could nearly double its thickness

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Hefty iPhone 14 Pro Max camera hump could nearly double its thickness
The iPhone 14 Pro Max could end up much thicker than its predecessor.
CAD drawing: ShrimpApplePro

A previous leak had already indicated that the iPhone 14 Pro Max will have a sizable hump, but new specs show the entire device is going to be… well, huge. But it’s all supposedly part of a significant improvement in camera specs.

These leaked specs also reveal other iPhone 14 Pro Max details, like the size and positioning of the new “hole and pill” design allegedly replacing the notch.