What you need to know
- New iPhone 13 dummy units have appeared in a new photo posted to Twitter.
- iPhone 13, iPhone 13 mini, iPhone 13 Pro, and iPhone 13 Pro Max are all shown.
A new image claiming to show iPhone 13, iPhone 13 mini, iPhone 13 Pro, and iPhone 13 Pro Max dummy units has appeared on Twitter. That image shows us much of what we've come to expect including a redesigned camera layout on the iPhone 13 models.
Shared to Twitter by Sonny Dickson, the image shows Silver, Black, and Space Gray color options across the four models but unfortunately doesn't give us a good look at something we're all interested in – the size of those camera bumps!
iPhone 13 and 13 Pro dummies. All 4 sizes still in the running. Camera module placement changed on the regular 13s. Pro Max looks slightly larger pic.twitter.com/RqxNiOfBnbiPhone 13 and 13 Pro dummies. All 4 sizes still in the running. Camera module placement changed on the regular 13s. Pro Max looks slightly larger pic.twitter.com/RqxNiOfBnb— Sonny Dickson (@SonnyDickson) June 23, 2021June 23, 2021
What we do see is the new design that's expected to come to iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 mini cameras. The lenses are now moved to opposite corners of the square bump, rather than one being above the other as they were last year. We expect all iPhone 13 models to benefit from the same impressive sensor-shift image stabilization tech afforded last year's iPhone 12 Pro Max as well.
Dickson's tweet suggests the iPhone 13 Pro Max dummy unit is larger than the iPhone 12 Pro Max that's been on sale for almost a year – something previous rumors have already prepared us for due in part to the use of a larger battery.
Apple is expected to announce the iPhone 13 lineup in or around September, COVID-19 and semiconductor shortages permitting. Even the name is still unknown at this point, but what we do know is that the new flagship handset is going to be the best iPhone ever.
Oliver Haslam has written about Apple and the wider technology business for more than a decade with bylines on How-To Geek, PC Mag, iDownloadBlog, and many more. He has also been published in print for Macworld, including cover stories. At iMore, Oliver is involved in daily news coverage and, not being short of opinions, has been known to 'explain' those thoughts in more detail, too.
Having grown up using PCs and spending far too much money on graphics card and flashy RAM, Oliver switched to the Mac with a G5 iMac and hasn't looked back. Since then he's seen the growth of the smartphone world, backed by iPhone, and new product categories come and go. Current expertise includes iOS, macOS, streaming services, and pretty much anything that has a battery or plugs into a wall. Oliver also covers mobile gaming for iMore, with Apple Arcade a particular focus. He's been gaming since the Atari 2600 days and still struggles to comprehend the fact he can play console quality titles on his pocket computer.
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