The launch of the iPhone 16 series is at least a year away, however, hardware details of the upcoming series are already appearing on the web. A tipster has suggested that the iPhone 16 will get an additional “capture button.” Apple The mmWave antenna may also be shifted to the left side in the iPhone 16 lineup. Additionally, a new supply chain report indicates that lens maker Largan will be manufacturing telephoto lenses specifically for the iPhone 16 Pro. The camera lens will reportedly include molded glass that will be thinner and lighter than traditional glass.
iPhone 15 Pro And iPhone 15 Pro Max Unveiled in September is an action button that replaced the mute switch. However, tipster Instant Digital (translated from Chinese) (Via MacRumors) on Weibo Claim Next year’s iPhone 16 series will come with an additional button, known internally as the “Capture button.”
The functionality of the new button is unknown at the moment, but it is said to be below the power button. It will probably be a capacitive button instead of a standard button. Apple may also move the mmWave antenna to the left instead of the right side of the device to accommodate the change. The volume keys and power keys are said to remain the same without any changes.
separately, a report Chinese publication Economic Daily states that Apple will use molded glass lenses for the telephoto cameras of the iPhone 16 Pro models. Largan will reportedly manufacture telephoto lenses specifically for the 2024 iPhone Pro models. Molded glass is said to be thinner and lighter than traditional glass. Because of its inherent complexity, Apple is preparing for next year’s iPhone Pro models by linking the supply chain with orders.
Previous reports have claimed that the iPhone 16 Pro and iPhone 16 Pro Max will load With A18 Pro Bionic chip based on 3nm process. The regular iPhone 16 and iPhone 16 Plus may get a lighter version of the A17 Pro chip. Apple will be allegedly use Stacked battery technology from electric vehicles for the entire iPhone 16 lineup.