Taking a look back at another week of news and headlines from Cupertino, this week’s Apple Loop includes the latest iPhone 13 leaks, the stubborn lightning port, Google Photos bonus, pressure on the App Store, Apple Stores’ opening doors, and the M1 iMac…
Apple Loop is here to remind you of a few of the very many discussions that have happened around Apple over the last seven days (and you can read my weekly digest of Android news here on Forbes).
Lates iPhone 13 Leaks
A raft of iPhone 13 details this week, presumably from the supply chains getting ready to step up production – after all you can’t suddenly magic up ten million components as Tim Cook steps out on stage in September! Let’s start with the discussions over storage; it feels a racing certainly that Apple will offer 1 TB of storage as an option across the range – previously this was limited to the Pro iPhone models:
“Apple currently only offers this capacity as an option in its iPad Pro models, but the additional storage would make sense for iPhone owners, especially those taking advantage of new photography features like ProRAW. ProRAW files are 10 to 12 times larger than HEIF or JPEG files, which means users will need a great deal more on-device storage or else pay for larger amounts of iCloud storage space.”
Faster Screens For 13
Causing the most excitement in Apple circles is the news of the display. Noted analyst Ming-Chi Kuo suggests the iPhone 13 family will support a faster refreshing screen of 120Hz. No doubt Android circles will point out just how long this tech has been available on their smartphones:
“The latest note from Kuo suggests that both the iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max will work with 120Hz support (like ProMotion on the iPad Pro). The report also confirms earlier rumors that the…