Apple’s “iPhone 14 Pro” design elements are beginning to emerge ahead of the device’s expected September unveiling.
The iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max, which will have the same 6.1-inch and 6.7-inch display sizes as the iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max, will have a refreshed design. Apple typically redesigns its flagship iPhone models every two to three years and given that the iPhone 12 and iPhone 13 models mostly shared the same design, a more significant refresh in 2022 appears feasible.
While the iPhone 14 Pro models have been rumored to ditch the notch in favor of a hole-punch design, Twitter leaker @dylandkt recently claimed that the iPhone 14 Pro will feature a pill-shaped camera cutout, with Face ID relocated beneath the device’s display.
The design choice may help the iPhone 14 Pro stand out from Android smartphones with round, hole-punch front-facing camera designs, and establish the type of recognizable design that Apple prefers, following the distinctive look of the notch and the round Home Button.
According to other reports, the iPhone 14 Pro may also feature a titanium chassis rather than stainless steel, resulting in a stronger, lighter, and more scratch-resistant design. According to leaker Jon Prosser, the iPhone 14 Pro will have a titanium frame, as well as a thicker chassis to eliminate the rear camera bump.
According to Prosser, the device will have round volume buttons like the iPhone 14 and iPhone 5, as well as a redesigned bottom speaker grille with a larger mesh cutout instead of individual holes.
Even though Apple has been rumored for several years that it intends to switch the iPhone to a portless design in favor of charging via MagSafe only, there is no evidence of this change occurring with the iPhone 14 models. See our detailed roundup for more information on what to expect from Apple’s upcoming iPhone 14 models.