Apple said on stage that the notch is now 20 percent less wide than the notch used in prior models, but comparisons between the iPhone 12 and iPhone 13 confirm that the new notch design is just a tad bit taller.
In the overlay above, you can see the size difference in action. The notch is indeed a good bit smaller, and the tiny increase in height is barely noticeable.
The new notch design is in line with rumors that we heard during the beta testing period, which pointed to a design that was more compact and just a tiny bit taller.
Next year, Apple may do away with the notch entirely. Rumors suggest that at least some models will have no notch with a design that instead incorporates a hole-punch cutout for the front-facing camera, with Apple to adopt under-display Face ID.
iPhone 13 Notch Isn’t Going Away, But Will See a Significant Design Change
The notch has been a mainstay of the iPhone throughout four generations of the device, and the iPhone 13 will be no different, with the notch continuing to remain on the front of Apple’s upcoming smartphones. In spite of this, Apple is believed to have one significant design change in store for the notch this year.
As early as October of last year, proven leaker “Ice Universe” said that…
More Leaked iPhone 13 Samples Show Smaller Notch, Repositioned Earpiece and Front Camera
Leaker known as “DuanRui” has today shared an image of two iPhone 13 “film samples,” which show the same rumored smaller notch design coming to the iPhone 13 series that we’ve seen from other sources.
In past tweets, DuanRui has accurately leaked the correct names of the iPhone 12 models and an iPad Air 4 manual revealing its new design, so there’s good reason to think this leak is credible, …
This is What the iPhone 13’s Notch Looks Like
After an abundance of rumors claiming that Apple’s upcoming iPhone 13 will feature a smaller notch, alleged images of the iPhone 13’s front glass have now emerged, providing a first look at the new front-facing design of Apple’s next-generation of smartphones.
Greek repair company iRepair has provided MacRumors with a photo purporting to be of the front glass panels for iPhone 13 models,…
No, That Notchless iPhone Spotted in ‘Ted Lasso’ Isn’t the iPhone 13
Recent sightings of a notchless iPhone in highly popular Apple TV+ comedy “Ted Lasso” have led to sensational headlines suggesting this is a canny bit of product placement on Apple’s part and that the iPhone 13 will be notchless. In actuality – and this could go without saying – the phone in question is very likely just showing a poorly superimposed display added in post-production.
Alleged iPhone 13 Pro Mockup Shows Smaller Notch, Repositioned Earpiece and Front Camera
Images shared by Japanese site Mac Otakara claim to show a 3D-printed mockup of the upcoming 6.1-inch iPhone 13 Pro with a smaller notch, and repositioned earpiece and front camera, but with minimal changes otherwise.
According to the images, Apple plans to move the earpiece to the top of the notch within the screen bezel, lining up with a previous photo shared by MacRumors that shows the…
iPhone 13 Design to Address One Frequent Complaint
While the design of the iPhone 13 is largely expected to be the same as the iPhone 12 lineup, one key part of the design could be changed. The notch on Apple’s 2021 iPhones, which houses the front-facing TrueDepth camera system, may be noticeably smaller.
According to a report from Japanese site Mac Otakara, citing sources within the Chinese supply chain, the iPhone 13’s TrueDepth camera…
iPhone 13 Front Glass Reveals Smaller Notch With Earpiece Relocated to Top Bezel
iPhone 13 models are widely expected to feature a smaller notch, and we are able to share a first look at the potential design.
Greek repair provider iRepair has provided MacRumors with an alleged photo of front glass panels for iPhone 13 models, with the same three 5.4-inch, 6.1-inch, and 6.7-inch display sizes as the iPhone 12 lineup. The notch on each iPhone is visibly smaller as a result …
New Images Show Smaller iPhone 13 Notch Compared to iPhone 12
Leaker known as “DuanRui” has shared more images that could give us our best look yet at Apple’s redesigned notch for the iPhone 13. The new pictures follow similar images shared by the leaker last week, but the latest shots include a comparison with the existing iPhone 12 notch.
DuanRui posted three images on Twitter that apparently originate from Weibo, although source details remain…
Apple Boosting iPhone 13 Production in Anticipation of High Demand at September Debut
Apple is looking to boost initial production of this year’s iPhone 13 models to 90 million units through the end of the year, an increase of up to 20% over the 75 million units of the iPhone 12 series produced last year, according to Bloomberg’s Debby Wu and Mark Gurman.
The report also outlines a number of expectations for the iPhone 13 series, most of which have already been rumored:
‘iPhone 13’ May Have a Smaller Notch
The notch, which houses the front-facing TrueDepth camera system, on Apple’s 2021 “iPhone 13” lineup may be smaller, according to the leaker known as “Ice Universe.”
The rumor speculates that the iPhone 13 lineup will apparently retain the notch in 2021, but it may be slightly smaller. The leaker added rough sketches to illustrate the change, which show that rather than being reduced in…