Forward of the anticipated announcement of the iPhone 14 lineup at Apple’s September 7 occasion, a rumor originating in Asia claims to point out the iPhone 14 Pro‘s number of shade choices, together with two sudden new finishes.
The rumor facilities on a number of photographs of iPhone 14 Pro dummy fashions from varied sources, which present comparable Gold, Graphite, and Silver shade choices from latest years. Two different shade choices depicted within the picture can be new to the present “Pro” iPhone lineup: a darkish purple and a blue.
Earlier this yr, an important rumor from Weibo mentioned that each the iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Pro fashions might be obtainable in a new Purple end. It claimed that the colour choice, doubtless for iPhone 14 Pro, is a singular end that shifts tone based mostly on lighting circumstances. A purple shade choice for the iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Pro appears believable on condition that Apple launched a Purple iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 mini in a mid-cycle refresh in April final yr to a constructive response from clients, and the 24-inch iMac, sixth-generation iPad mini, and fifth-generation iPad Air are all obtainable in Purple.
It’s not clear if the brand new purple end is actively presupposed to have a brand new impact to alter based mostly on lighting circumstances, or if it merely makes use of the approach behind the iPhone 13 Pro‘s Sierra Blue, which varies in look greater than the opposite shade choices. It is because Apple adopted a new manufacturing course of completely for Sierra Blue that makes use of “a number of layers of nanometer-scale metallic ceramics utilized throughout the floor for a surprising and sturdy end.”
A quick video of an iPhone 14 Pro dummy mannequin, exhibiting a bigger rear digicam bump and a relocated front-facing digicam consistent with rumors concerning the machine to this point, offers a more in-depth have a look at the placing darkish purple shade.
Whereas the purple shade choice first being seen right now was beforehand rumored, the blue shade choice is new and has not been rumored earlier than. Each the iPhone 12 Pro and the iPhone 13 Pro launched with a blue shade choice, so a brand new blue for the iPhone 14 Pro could possibly be consistent with earlier years.
Dummy fashions normally don’t characterize the precise tone of Apple’s choices with a excessive stage of accuracy since they’re typically product of plastic, however the number of colours on present might present a fundamental overview of what to anticipate. Dummy fashions are used to show, show, and check equipment like circumstances, in order that they try to supply a comparatively correct general substitute for the precise bodily machine. As such, it’s cheap to count on the colour choices to be based mostly on official info.
Apple is reportedly planning to unveil the iPhone 14 Pro fashions at an Apple occasion on Wednesday, September 7 with the tagline “Far out.” (*14*)Pre-orders for the machine will doubtless start later that week, with the primary gadgets in all probability arriving to clients round Friday, September 14. As such, there may be no longer lengthy to attend for the brand new “Pro” iPhone fashions.