Bloomberg has printed a brand new record detailing a lot of Apple’s product roadmap for 2020, together with the 4 new iPhones which have been extensively rumored. Corroborating Ming-chi Kuo’s analysis from closing yr, Apple is claimed to be redesigning the iPhone Professional chassis with flat edges reminiscent of the present iPad Professional. Kuo claimed the display screen glass would nonetheless be fairly curved, whilst Bloomberg says it’ll be flat.
Bloomberg stories that there will likely be two iPhone Professional fashions with 3 cameras at the again and that they are going to function the new iPad Pro’s LIDAR 3-D-scanning gadget — it’s no longer transparent whether or not that can take where of probably the most iPhone 11 Professional’s present 3 cameras, although. It’s additionally unclear whether or not the boxy redesign will come to the 2 lower-end dual-camera fashions which can be reportedly changing the iPhone 11.
The record says that the most important iPhone Professional could have a “fairly greater” display screen than the iPhone 11 Professional Max’s 6.5-inch panel, and that the Face ID notch will “most probably” be shrunk. Kuo predicted closing yr that the Professional fashions would are available in display screen sizes of five.four inches and six.7 inches.
Bloomberg additionally says to be expecting a smaller, less expensive HomePod speaker as early as this yr, following up on its own reporting from August. This new mannequin is now mentioned to have a equivalent design to the present HomePod, however are available in at round part the dimensions. Apple is reportedly making plans a second-quarter unlock.
In the end, Bloomberg additionally says to be expecting new variations of the MacBook Professional, Apple TV, iMac, and entry-model iPad, although doesn’t give any main points on what the refreshes would possibly come with. A 14-inch MacBook Professional with scissor-switch keyboard has been predicted by Kuo.
Apple doesn’t be expecting the coronavirus pandemic to purpose main delays, consistent with Bloomberg, although positive iPhone fashions may just finally end up launching weeks later than standard. Engineers are reportedly heading to China to finalize paintings at the lineup subsequent month forward of mass manufacturing.