Our favorite Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has returned with a new round of speculations for 2021 iPhones, and if Kuo’s previous predictions are anything to by, it’s worth paying attention to what he has to say.
2020 OLED predictions.
Kuo predicts via 9to5mac that Apples 2020 iPhone range will include five new devices. A 5.4-inch, two 6.1-inch, a 6.7-inch OLED, and a budget 4.7-inch iPhone SE 2. He also reports that four of the five new devices will support 5G connectivity. The differences between the devices will be screen size and camera technology.
— MacRumors.com (@MacRumors) December 5, 2019
Kuo made the Bold prediction that Apple’s 2021 iPhone will completely ditch the Lightning port and rely on wireless charging, meaning there would be no ports on the device. He did, however, imply that Apple only intends on removing the lightning port on its flagship devices first, instead of the entire iPhone lineup.
Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo claims in his new report that Apple plans to launch a completely wireless, high-end iPhone in 2021. This suggests Apple plans to drop the port completely instead of switching to USB-C. pic.twitter.com/kLauDMRHJz
— Apple Hub (@theapplehub) December 6, 2019
Kuo also predicted that the iPhone SE 2 Plus (follow up to the iPhone SE 2) will feature an all-screen design similar to that of the iPhone X with a screen size of either 5.5-inches or 6.1-inches. The SE 2 Plus will reportedly include a conventional touch ID into the power button instead of having face ID.