Apple is said to be planning a major change to the Top-2121 iPhone model. If the predictions by noted Apple analyst Ming-Chi Koo are to be considered Cupertino, the California-based company plans to hit the Lightning port in the highest-end 2021 iPhone models. By ditching the Lightning port, Apple will make the iPhone completely port-free as it is the only port currently available in the iPhone model, as the company discontinued the 3.5mm audio jack after the iPhone 6s.
According to a report by MacRumours, which cites Ming-Chi Kuo, Apple wants to provide a complete wireless experience. It is very possible that only the top-end 2021 iPhone will be port-less, with the company going completely port-less across all iPhone models starting in 2022. The top-end 2021 iPhone will help the company test the water before it all goes away. -In. As the company did with Face ID and iPhone X.
Kuo reportedly wrote in a research note for TF International Securities, “Among the new 2H21 iPhone models, we expect the highest-end model to cancel the [Lightning] port and provide a fully wireless experience. Will do. ”
Kuo also claims that Apple will bring an iPhone SE 2 Plus in the first half of 2021. This iPhone model will not include Face ID support and pack Touch ID in the power button instead. The lack of Face ID would also mean that the phone would have a smaller footprint.
“Apple will launch iPhone SE2 Plus in 1H21. We estimate the size of the display to be 5.5 or 6.1-inch. This model will adopt a full-screen design. The notch area will be smaller due to lack of Face ID support. Touch ID will be integrated with the power button, which is located on the side, ”Kuo noted in a research note obtained by MacRumours.