Forward of the anticipated announcement of the iPhone 14 lineup at Apple’s September 7 occasion, a wave of dummy fashions originating in Asia declare to point out the iPhone 14 Professional’s number of coloration choices, together with new blue and purple finishes.
The photographs of iPhone 14 Professional dummy fashions had been first shared on Weibo earlier right this moment and present related Gold, Graphite, and Silver coloration choices from current years. Two different coloration choices depicted within the picture can be new to the present “Professional” iPhone lineup: a darkish purple and a blue. A separate, closely cropped picture that additionally emerged earlier right this moment seems to point out the iPhone 14 Professional fashions in the identical vary of colours.
Additionally it is of observe that the antenna bands of the Gold and Purple fashions distinction with the body attributable to being white, in contrast to iPhones in earlier years. It’s not clear if the gadgets within the second picture are real iPhone 14 Professional fashions or just dummy fashions, though the latter could also be extra probably given the amount of iPhone 14 Professional dummies that at the moment are in circulation.
Earlier this 12 months, an important rumor from Weibo stated that each the iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Professional fashions shall be out there in a brand new Purple end. It claimed that the colour possibility, probably for iPhone 14 Professional, is exclusive end that shifts tone primarily based on lighting circumstances. A purple coloration possibility for the iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Professional appears believable on condition that Apple launched a Purple iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 mini in a mid-cycle refresh in April final 12 months to a optimistic response from prospects, and the 24-inch iMac, sixth-generation iPad mini, and fifth-generation iPad Air are all out there in Purple.
It’s not clear if the distinctive purple end is actively purported to have a brand new impact to alter primarily based on lighting circumstances, or if it merely makes use of the method behind the iPhone 13 Professional’s Sierra Blue, which varies in look greater than the opposite coloration choices. It is because Apple adopted a brand new manufacturing course of solely for Sierra Blue that makes use of “a number of layers of nanometer-scale metallic ceramics utilized throughout the floor for a shocking and sturdy end.”
A short video of an iPhone 14 Professional dummy mannequin, displaying a bigger rear digicam bump and a relocated front-facing digicam in keeping with rumors in regards to the system to date, gives a better take a look at the hanging darkish purple coloration.
Whereas the purple coloration possibility first being seen right this moment was beforehand rumored, the blue coloration possibility is new and has not been rumored earlier than.
Dummy fashions normally don’t characterize the precise tone of Apple’s choices with a excessive degree of accuracy since they’re typically fabricated from plastic, however the number of colours on present may present a fundamental overview of what to anticipate. Dummy fashions are used to show, show, and take a look at equipment like circumstances, in order that they attempt to supply a comparatively correct total substitute for the precise bodily system. As such, it’s affordable to anticipate the colour choices to be primarily based on professional data.
Principally orignating from unverified social media customers in China, a lot of this data nonetheless needs to be regarded with a degree of skepticism. Readers could make up their very own minds about how plausible the above data is.