Rumors about the iPhone 16 release date, iPhone 16 Price, and features have already started to float all over the internet.
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The company launched iPhone 15 on September 15 but the speculations about iPhone 16 were circulating on the internet way before.
In fact, we are talking about the iPhone 16 release date today, some other people are already talking about the iPhone 17.
That’s the power of the Apple iPhone and craze among the lovers.
So if you are planning to upgrade to the latest iPhone and are wondering what the new iPhone 16 will look like, what the release date is, price is so that you can decide whether you should buy the iPhone 15 or wait for the iPhone 16, this article can help you decide.
There will be some exciting feature additions as well and the upgraded specification will give iPhone 16 a great boost in terms of performance. At least the speculations are giving hints about it.
However, these are early rumors that can be proved right or wrong.
So, don’t take them seriously unless some official development or rumors from reliable sources come up.
Apple iPhone 16 Release Date Prediction
The Apple iPhone 16 release date prediction seems very easy.
Just follow the old trend and you will come to the conclusion about when the company may release iPhone 16 next year.
Take a look at the release dates of previous iPhones:
- First iPhone – June 2007
- iPhone 3G – July 2008
- iPhone 3GS – July 2009
- iPhone 4 – June 2010
- iPhone 4S – October 2011
- iPhone 5 – September 2012
- iPhone 5S – September 2013
- iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus – September 2014
- iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus – September 2015
- iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus – September 2016
- iPhone X, iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus – September 2017
- iPhone XR, iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max – September 2018
- iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max – September 2019
- iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Mini, iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max – October 2020
- iPhone 13, iPhone 13 Pro, iPhone 13 Max, iPhone 13 Pro Max – September 2021
- iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Pro, iPhone 14 Max, iPhone 14 Pro Max – September 2022
- iPhone 15, iPhone 15 Pro, iPhone 15 Max, iPhone 15 Pro Max – September 2023
There is one thing common, the Apple iPhone is released in September month. If we look at the release date, it is in the second week of September month.
Going with the same pattern, the iPhone 16 release date should be in the second week of September 2024 provided there is no change in this pattern.
Most of these latest iPhones were announced in September only, except the iPhone 12 which was delayed by one month due to the pandemic.
The iPhone 16 Models
The company has been launching four variants of the new iPhone every year.
The trend started from Apple iPhone 12 when they launched four variants for the first time in 2020.
Since then we have been continuously seeing the company coming up with four variants at a time.
The base models are to the top with all high-end specifications.
This is going to be the same for iPhone 16 as well.
There are great chances that the company will launch:
- iPhone 16
- iPhone 16 Pro
- iPhone 16 Max
- iPhone 16 Pro Max
The iPhone 16 will be the cheapest (yet expensive) and the iPhone 16 Pro Max will be the most expensive among all these models.
However, some speculations are pointing towards a new iPhone 16 variant as well.
According to a post on TomsGuide, the company may have the addition of “Ultra” in the iPhone 16 lineup.
However, it is being predicted based on an old tweet by Mark Gurman that he tweeted back in 2022. How good this prediction is, it will be cleared by September 2024.
iPhone 16 Specifications and Features:
The company has been known for its innovative features and designs. However, we haven’t seen a major shift in terms of design in the previous few iPhones except for the camera.
However, a lot of new features are always added to the new iPhone 16.
The rumors and specifications about the iPhone 16 specification don’t suggest a big change in terms of design yet again.
The iPhone 16 seems to have the same Dynamic Island punch-hole design and the same curved edges with the capacitive button.
It will use a titanium frame along with the same color-infused back panel made up of glass.
On the back you will have a dual camera system for the high-end iPhone variant, however, the base model will have double lenses.
It can be available in Space Grey and Silver as per the rumours.
The four iPhone 16 variants will have different screen display sizes. The iPhone 6 will have a 6.12-inch however the Pro Max will get about 6.9 inches screen display.
The upper model will get slightly bigger than the corresponding iPhone 15 model.
IT will have an XDR OLED Screen display and have 60 Ghz refresh rate. The high-end iPhone may get a 90 Ghz refresh rate.
Though there were rumours that the year 2024 iPhone will feature a 120 GHz refresh rate but it seems to be impossible until 2025.
The iPhone 16 will run the latest version of the iOS operating system. It will be announced during the event that the company holds in the month of June every year.
The pattern is the same as for all the iPhones released previously and the company seems to be following the same thing for iPhone 16 as well.
In June 2024, the company may announce iOS’s latest version, ie. iOS18 along with A 17 bionic chipset.
If that happens, the iPhone 16 will sport iOS 18 which will be improved for the security, privacy, and performance of the phone.
Sharing Wi-Fi passwords from iPhones is something that people find difficult. If the new iPhone 16 makes it simpler, it will be helpful for people.
According to the rumors, the iPhone 16 will feature a hexacore processor yet again. We have seen the rival phones using the Octore processor already, Apple is still using the hexacore processor and it is not going to change for iPhone 16 as well.
If the rumors are to be believed, the iPhone 16 will sport a Hexacore CPU (two cores at 3.55 GHz and four at 2.15 GHz).
Apple works on improving the performance of the new iPhone to a great extent, why they are not using a hexacore processor is beyond my understanding.
The camera is the most important part of the iPhone. This is greatly highlighted by the company and I must admit that I love the iPhone camera.
My iPhone 15’s camera is way better than several dedicated DSLRs.
The new iPhone 16 will have improved camera quality while the megapixel count will remain the same.
The rivals are launching phones with 108-megapixel cameras but their quality is nowhere close to iPhone camera quality.
If the rumors are true, the iPhone 16 will feature a dual-lens camera system with a 48-megapixel primary camera that is capable of taking 4K high-resolution pictures and video and 12 12-megapixel secondary camera that will help you take clearer selfies.
The camera will be able to record videos at 224, 25, 30, and 60 FPS as well. It will have 6x better optical zoom, digital zoom, etc.
The iPhone 16 will have different storage based on the model.
The iPhone 16 base model may have 256 GB internal memory while the high-end iPhone 16 Pro Max may get up to 2 TB internal memory storage.
However, these variants will also be available in 512, 1 TB storage.
2 TB is huge storage that will help you store a lot of favorite songs, videos, data, etc.
RAM improves the performance of the phone. The better the RAM, the better the performance of the iPhone.
According to rumours, iPhone 16 will feature 8 GB DDR 4 RAM in the base model while the high-end iPhone 16 may get up to 16 GB RAM.
Along with ultra-fast CPU, RAM, and flawless iOS, the iPhone 16 seems to be functioning very smoothly. Even while multi-tasking.
Unless the battery is not effective, there is no use in having all these high-end features.
Apple has been improving its operating system as well as the battery so that the iPhone battery performance can be improved.
If we go by the rumors, the iPhone 16 will feature a 3500 mAh Li-ion battery that is going to last more than 20 hours on video playback. However, it looks skeptical to me.
iPhone 16 Price
One of the important deciding factors for many people is the pricing. We have seen a significant rise in the price of the iPhone 15 in different countries and the same can be witnessed with the iPhone 16 price as well.
For the iPhone 16 base models, the customers will have to pay about $849 in the United States, however, the high-end iPhone 16 Pro Max may cost a whopping $1699 in the United States.
For Canadian customers, the price will mostly remain the same as the US equivalent of all these models.
In the United Kingdom, the iPhone 16 may be available at 700 pounds, while the iPhone 16 Pro Max may cost up to 1399 pounds.
However, the price may vary from one country to another based on the taxation policy, import duties, etc of the respective countries.
The iPhone 16 has been the favorite of most people from around the world because of its beautiful design and impressive features. The upcoming iPhone 16 release date could fall in the second week of September 2024.
So if you are planning to upgrade the current iPhone, you can decide whether to wait till September 2024 or not.
It will have an improved CPU, the latest iOS, up to 16 GB RAM, a robust CPU, and an impressive camera according to the rumors.
However, these are just rumors and must not be taken seriously. I will keep updating this article with the latest developments, so bookmark this page to not miss any iPhone 16 updates.