iPhone 16: Everything We Know

All the rumors about the iPhone 16, coming in 2024.

By Dave Johnson - Executive Editor
2 Min Read

What Happened: The tech giant is expected to release its iPhone 16 series in September, continuing its tradition of annual launches. The new series is anticipated to feature larger screens, a revamped design, and improved performance, among other upgrades.

Screen Size And Display: The iPhone 16 is expected to have a 6.1-inch display, while the iPhone 16 Plus will feature a 6.7-inch display. The Pro models are anticipated to be even larger, with the iPhone 16 Pro sporting a 6.3-inch display and the iPhone 16 Pro Max having a screen of 6.9 inches. Previously, it was speculated that this iPhone with a gigantic screen was named iPhone 16 Ultra.

The new models are also rumored to feature a new OLED display with micro-lens array or MLA technology, offering improved brightness and energy efficiency. However, this will be a new technology for Apple smartphones. Therefore, it is possible that iPhone enthusiasts will have to wait longer, in case the technology is not ready for the iPhone 16 lineup.

Design And Camera: The iPhone 16 is expected to have a new design, with the addition of the iPhone 15 Pro’s Action buttonand a potential haptic Capture Button on the iPhone 16 Pro. The camera array is also expected to be revamped for spatial video content, with a pill-shaped design being rumored.

The iPhone 16 Pro may also feature a super telephoto periscope camera for improved long-distance photography. It has also been reported that the iPhone 16 Pro could adopt molded glass lenses to reduce the thickness and weight of the camera.

Software, Battery And Performance:Performance-wise, the iPhone 16 series is expected to be powered by the **A17 Bionic **chip, with the Pro models potentially featuring an A18 Bionic chip. The new models are also expected to feature a graphene heat sink to address heating issues reported with the iPhone 15.

Moreover, it is almost certain that the 2024 iPhone models will be powered by iOS 18 and one consistent rumor surrounding this software update is improved AI-powered functionalities. This could entail a revamped Siri, capable of efficiently executing complex tasks through voice commands.

A leaked report previously suggested that the iPhone 16 and iPhone 16 Pro Max may come with an increase in battery capacity. There’s also a possibility that the iPhone 16 Plus might experience a reduction in its battery size. It was also reported that the tech giant might be considering adopting Wi-Fi 7 technology for the iPhone 16 Pro lineup.

Polished Titanium Outlook And More: It has been reported that Cupertino might introduce a new polished titanium finish for iPhone 16 Pro models — more polished than its predecessor, along with being better scratch-resistant.

Some leaks have also suggested that new iPhone 16 models could feature "space black" and "rose" colors. The leak also suggests that the "Natural" and "White Titanium" hues are set to undergo slight modifications. It’s expected that the "Natural Titanium" shade will have a more grayish tone, while "White Titanium" will resemble a "Silver White" shade similar to the iPhone 14 Pro’s silver model.

By Dave Johnson Executive Editor
Dave Johnson is the editor-in-chief at GeeksChalk where he oversees all of site’s evergreen content to ensure it’s up to date with the latest information. Hailing from New Jersey in the US, he has over seven years of experience in the tech journalism space and holds a degree in English Literature. In his spare time, Dave can found checking out the latest video games, immersing himself in his favorite sporting pastime of football, and petting every dog he comes across in the outside world.
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