As we are inching closer to the launch of Apple’s iPhone 13 lineup, more and more reports are coming out about what we can expect from the smartphones. The latest report alleges that new colors, a redesigned camera unit and more will make their way to iPhone 13 Pro.
YouTuber Filip Koroy from EverythingApplePro shared the rumors around-up related to iPhone 13 based on reports from Max Weinbach, Ming-Chi Kuo, and other sources. It is important to note that Weinbach does not have the most reliable record of accurate Apple leaks.
iPhone 13 Pro lineup to include new color options, smaller notch, improved Portrait mode, and more
In his latest video on YouTube, Koroy discusses the exciting new color options coming in the new iPhone 13 Pro models. The iPhone 12 lineup colors consist of Gold, Pacific Blue, Silver, and Graphite. For the most part, iPhone 13 will be sticking to the same color. The Silver and Gold colors are expected to return, and the Graphite color is being redesigned to look “borderline black.” Weinbach also said that Apple is experimenting with a Bronze-like finish to replace Pacific Blue. However, it is unlikely that the color options will make their way to the final lineup.
The iPhone 13 lineup will resemble iPhone 12’s industrial design for the most part, with the exception of a small notch on the upcoming models. According to the report, a new coating will be applied to iPhone 13 Pro models to avoid fingerprints and smudges on the stainless steel edges.
In terms of the camera, Weinbach has said that iPhone 13 will feature a redesigned rear camera system which will reduce the height of the camera bump. With iPhone 13 Pro, the cameras will benefit from an improved video and portrait photo process, which will rely heavily on the LiDAR sensor for better edge detection. A new iOS “image stabilization correction” mode is also said to be included in iPhone 13. The mode will ensure that a target is in focus at all times regardless of shaking.
“Portrait mode on the new iPhones will be overhauled greatly. It will now rely heavily on a new process that combines both data from the lenses as well as LiDAR. LiDAR is specifically going to be used for much better edge detection. Things like smaller gaps in street signs are now supposed to be detected by the new process. This goes with portrait video as portrait mode overhaul that Apple is working on for the 2021 iPhones.”
As for the lineup, Weinbach says Apple will keep the same lineup for iPhone 13 as the current iPhone 12 one. That is said to include iPhone 13 mini, which is interesting given the lackluster sales of iPhone 12 mini. Battery life will also be improved due to a bigger battery and the efficiency of the A15 chipset.