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 indicate the iPhone 14 Professional’s collection of coloration choices, together with new blue and purple finishes.
The photographs of iPhone 14 Professional dummy fashions have been first shared on Weibo earlier right now and present comparable Gold, Graphite, and Silver coloration choices from latest 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 now seems to indicate the iPhone 14 Professional fashions in the identical vary of colours.
It’s also of notice that the antenna bands of the Gold and Purple fashions distinction with the body as a consequence of being white, not like iPhones in earlier years. It isn’t 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 possible given the quantity of iPhone 14 Professional dummies that at the moment are in circulation.
Earlier this yr, an important rumor from Weibo mentioned that each the iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Professional fashions might be obtainable in a brand new Purple end. It claimed that the colour possibility, possible 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 yr to a optimistic response from clients, and the 24-inch iMac, sixth-generation iPad mini, and fifth-generation iPad Air are all obtainable in Purple.
It isn’t clear if the distinctive purple end is actively imagined to have a brand new impact to alter primarily based on lighting circumstances, or if it merely makes use of the approach 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 completely for Sierra Blue that makes use of “a number of layers of nanometer-scale metallic ceramics utilized throughout the floor for a surprising and sturdy end.”
A quick video of an iPhone 14 Professional dummy mannequin, exhibiting a bigger rear digicam bump and a relocated front-facing digicam consistent with rumors concerning the system thus far, supplies a more in-depth take a look at the placing darkish purple coloration.
Whereas the purple coloration possibility first being seen right now 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 stage of accuracy since they’re usually manufactured from plastic, however the collection of colours on present might present a primary overview of what to anticipate. Dummy fashions are used to show, show, and take a look at equipment like circumstances, so that they attempt to supply a comparatively correct general substitute for the precise bodily system. As such, it’s affordable to anticipate the colour choices to be primarily based on respectable data.
Principally orignating from unverified social media customers in China, a lot of this data nonetheless needs to be regarded with a stage of skepticism. Readers could make up their very own minds about how plausible the above data is.