Apple plans to replace the notch on some iPhone 14 models launching this year, with the iPhone 14 Pro and 14 Pro Max set to get a design that features a bean-shaped notch that houses Face ID elements and a second hole for a selfie camera.

iPhone 14 Mock Pill and Thumb Slot
We’ve heard these rumors many times before, but today show analyst Ross Young reiterated his predictions for the ‌iPhone 14‌ lineup and offered some color on what’s coming in the future.

According to Young, the pill-shaped Face ID + camera cutter combination will be roughly the same width as the notch, but “will definitely save some pixels over the holes.”

After implementing the new design in the ‌iPhone 14 Pro‌ models, Young believes that Apple will expand it to the entire iPhone 15 lineup in 2023, bringing the updated look up to even the less expensive iPhone 15 options.

iPhone 14 rumors notch

Young says there is a chance that pills and holes will be smaller in 2023 than they were in 2022, providing more room for display. Citing leaks on Chinese social network Weibo, Young speculates that the iPhone 14‌ camera cutout could be as high as 5.631mm, leaving room to trim it next year.

Apple has plans to eventually replace “Face ID” with “Face ID” under the panel that will not require a disk-shaped cutout of the hardware, but this technology is not expected to be ready for the launch of the iPhone 2023.

However, we’ve heard from some sources that it’s unlikely the Face ID under the board will meet the 2023 mass production timeline. Part of this may have to do with the coordination between display teams and sensors. Of course, at least two of their suppliers must be qualified to produce it in mass production. The companies we spoke to didn’t expect to launch in 2023.

Young also has information on the “iPhone” offer roadmap from 2024 to 2027, but it requires a subscription to the DSCC Weekly Review, Young’s publication aimed at those who follow show-related stocks and is therefore expensive.

popular stories

Four Apple Devices You Shouldn’t Buy Right Now—New Models Are Coming

New Apple products are expected to be announced at the company’s “Peek Performance” event on March 8, so potential customers should now stop buying at least four Apple devices currently available until the updated models are released. Based on reports from reliable sources over the past two years, Apple is expected to announce that at least four of its current devices will be replaced with new ones…

Camera Comparison: Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra vs Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max

In February, Samsung introduced its latest flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S22 Ultra. We picked one of Samsung’s new devices, and thought we’d compare it to Apple’s best smartphone, the iPhone 13 Pro Max, to see how the two premium phones compare to each other when it comes to camera quality. Subscribe to MacRumors’ YouTube channel for more videos. Galaxy S22…

Last Minute 5G iPhone SE Details Leaked by Trusted Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo

Renowned Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has shared six “predictions” for the third generation iPhone SE, providing several new insights into the details of the device. Repeating information from previous rumors, Kuo claims that the third generation iPhone SE will have the same design as the current model, the A15 Bionic chip, and 5G connectivity, but there are several new details. Some …

Apple is developing a “Mac Studio” described as the Mac Mini and Mac Pro Hybrid

Apple is working on a “Mac Studio” that appears to be a cross between the Mac Pro and the Mac mini, according to a report from 9to5Mac citing an unidentified source with knowledge of Apple’s plans. The device “adds” to the rumored Mac mini and Mac Pro, but is primarily based on the Mac mini. It will have “more powerful hardware” and there are two versions under development….

Top news: Apple ‘Performance Sneak’ event preview

The time has finally come! After several months of lull, Apple is ready to ramp things up again with its first event for 2022, scheduled for Tuesday, March 8. Unsurprisingly, our top stories of the week are centered around the event, and include the announcement itself, overviews of what we should and shouldn’t expect to see at the event, and even some last-minute rumors, so read on for…

Evidence of an M2 Apple Silicon Chip spotted ahead of Tuesday’s Apple event

A developer has spotted evidence that Apple is testing the M2 Apple silicon chip, which is expected to debut in the new MacBook Air and updated MacBook Pro 13-inch, ahead of Tuesday’s “Peek Performance” event. As Bloomberg’s Mark Gorman mentioned in his recent Power On newsletter, a “developer source” has informed him that in recent weeks, Apple has been testing a chip with…

Apple March 8 event announcement: “Performance sneak peek”

Apple today announced that it will hold its first event of 2022 on Tuesday, March 8 at 10:00 a.m. PT at the Steve Jobs Theater on the Apple Park campus in Cupertino, California. Subscribe to MacRumors’ YouTube channel for more videos. As with 2021 events, Apple’s first event of 2022 will continue to be a digital-only gathering without inviting members of the media to attend…

Here’s what not to expect at Apple’s ‘Performance Sneak’ event tomorrow

Apple has announced that it will hold a special event on Tuesday, March 8, under the theme “Peek Performance,” where it is expected to announce a new iPhone SE, iPad Air, and at least one new Mac. Apple is believed to have had a busy year with in-store product announcements for 2022, including several new Macs, at least three new Apple Watches, new iPhones, and more. Next week’s event is…