Apple might launch a new Ultra iPhone next year. The company uses the Ultra moniker for products that offer the absolute best of what Apple has to offer. The Apple Watch Ultra was one such example of the company’s smartwatch, whereas the M1 Ultra is Apple’s most powerful SoC. For the iPhone, the iPhone 14 Pro series includes the iPhone 14 Pro Max, which shares an A16 Bionic and almost all other features with the 6.1-inch 14 Pro. It looks like Apple might differentiate a lot between the 6.1-inch and 6.7-inch Pro models. The company is likely to replace the Pro Max moniker with Ultra. As expected, the rumour mill suggests that the first Ultra iPhone will be the iPhone 15 Ultra.
The new naming scheme will also bring with it some “bigger changes”, according to Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman. The analyst has tipped (via) some of the features that the Ultra model will get next year. Let’s take a look at the iPhone 15 Ultra specifications, features and other details known so far.
iPhone 15 Ultra Incoming
Apple might do away with the Pro Max branding might year and launch the iPhone 15 Ultra as the company’s most high-end smartphone. The first iPhone to get the Pro Max moniker was the iPhone 11 Pro Max. Currently, other than a bigger display and battery size, the Pro Max has the same features as the smaller Pro. Next year, Apple is likely to widen the gap further with the launch of the iPhone 15 Ultra.
Gurman, who has a reputation for his accurate leaks, revealed that the company is likely to revamp the design of its iPhone next year. There will also be a USB Type-C port for the first time starting next year. Analysts have been predicting Apple’s shift to USB Type-C from Lightning.
The Ultra phone is also likely to get better cameras, including a periscope camera. However, the details about the same are scarce. Separately, it is rumoured that Dynamic Island, one of the most talked-about features of the iPhone 14 Pro models, which trickle down to the non-Pro iPhones next year.
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