iPhone 14 could get 2TB storage option, claims report

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iPhone 14 render (Image credit: Jon Prosser x RendersByIan)

What you need to know

  • A new report says the iPhone 14 will have even more storage than its predecessor.
  • New information claims it will feature a 2TB option.
  • We've already heard the iPhone 13 will bring a big redesign.

A new report claims the iPhone 14, expected to replace the iPhone 13 as Apple's best iPhone next year, will get a 2TB storage option.

According to MyDrivers:

The iPhone 13 series is on the market, and this time it's time to talk about the next generation of iPhones - next year's iPhone 14 will be upgraded with up to 2TB of capacity, but QLC flash memory - Translated

The report says Apple will continue to increase the capacity of iPhone storage, after adding a 1TB option to the iPhone 13 Pro and Pro Max this year. Apparently, some partners are already working on testing new products that include flash memory upgraded to QLC flash memory, and a 2TB option.

The QLC rumors have already come up this week, with Digitimes reporting Apple is working on QLC NAND for 2022 iPhones.

Although a more obscure source, MyDrivers.com has previously leaked accurate details about Apple products, namely the iPad Air. Whilst off on the release window, it did nail down USB-C, the A14 processor, and the display/design changes. It also pinned down some accurate features of the M1 iPad Pro (2021) before its release earlier this year, however again it was off on the timing of the release.

As storage continues to get less expensive and iPhones get more hungry for gigabytes, it seems natural Apple might continue to try and expand the storage of the iPhone. It is also natural to assume Apple might reserve its most potent storage configurations for the 'Pro' iPhone lineup, so this rumor could mean the regular iPhone 14 gets a 1TB option as it trickles down from the Pro. This all might sound excessive, but Apple added ProRes video in 4K to the Pro iPhone this year. One minute of this footage takes up a staggering 6GB of storage on your iPhone.

In September we heard that the iPhone 14 will be redesigned to drop the camera bump on the back, adding a titanium chassis, and dropping the 'Mini' in favor of a regular max-sized iPhone 14 measuring 6.7-inches.

Stephen Warwick
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Stephen Warwick has written about Apple for five years at iMore and previously elsewhere. He covers all of iMore's latest breaking news regarding all of Apple's products and services, both hardware and software. Stephen has interviewed industry experts in a range of fields including finance, litigation, security, and more. He also specializes in curating and reviewing audio hardware and has experience beyond journalism in sound engineering, production, and design. Before becoming a writer Stephen studied Ancient History at University and also worked at Apple for more than two years. Stephen is also a host on the iMore show, a weekly podcast recorded live that discusses the latest in breaking Apple news, as well as featuring fun trivia about all things Apple. Follow him on Twitter @stephenwarwick9