Apple may undertake a new design for the iPhone 16 Professional’s battery that includes a metal shell on prime. This might assist with warmth dissipation.
Like present iPhones, the pictured iPhone 16 Professional’s battery has an L-formed design with a capability of three,355mAh. For comparability, the iPhone 15 Professional makes use of a 3,274mAh capability cell.
iPhone 16 Professional’s battery might use a metal backplate
The early-stage iPhone 16 Professional’s prototype battery was shared by leaker Kosutami on X. Apple has thus far used a foil masking on iPhone batteries. A metal plate might assist to dissipate the generated warmth higher whereas topping up the cell. There’s additionally a redesigned connector, although that’s unlikely to have any person-going through modifications.
Battery of early stage iPhone 16 Professional Proto
Options shiny metal shell, 3355mAh Capability(13.02Wh), LCV 4.48V(Restricted Cost Voltage)
Present stage prototype has modified some design: from shiny floor to frosted metal shell, and with a redesigned connector#Apple #appleinternal pic.twitter.com/QvguZ7CrtL
— Kosutami (@KosutamiSan) November 20, 2023
Apple has usually relied on extra environment friendly chips, shows, and different elements, alongside with a slight increase in battery capability to make iPhones last more. So, the modest capability bump within the iPhone 16 Professional’s battery over the iPhone 15 Pro shouldn’t be a trigger for concern.
A metal backplate might assist with higher warmth dissipation
iPhone 15 Professional customers initially complained of heating points attributable to an underlying iOS 17 bug. Apple fixed the problem to a nice extent with iOS 17.0.2. However these telephones nonetheless get hotter than normal when quick charging. A metal backplate might assist treatment this downside on the iPhone 16 Professional.
Higher warmth administration might additionally allow Apple to offer the iPhone 16 Professional’s charging speeds a slight increase.
The iPhone 16 Professional remains to be 10 months away from launch. And since its elements are nonetheless within the prototype stage, a lot might change by the point they’re finalized for mass manufacturing. Rumors point out the iPhone 16 Pro might house a larger 6.2x-inch display, whereas the iPhone 16 Professional Max might sport a 6.9-inch panel.