iPhone 13 Pro to feature bigger battery and 120Hz display, analyst predicts

The iPhone 13 lineup will reportedly include the same four models as the iPhone 12 lineup.

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Apple's iPhone 13 lineup will feature smaller notches and bigger batteries. That's according to an investors note on Monday from TFI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, as reported by MacRumors and CNBC. Kuo reportedly expects the iPhone 13 lineup to include the same four models as the iPhone 12 lineup -- that's the iPhone 12, iPhone 12 ProiPhone 12 Mini and iPhone 12 Pro Max. The two iPhone 13 Pro models will reportedly use LTPO technology in their displays for a 120Hz refresh rate, which we've heard in previous rumors as well. 

All four phones in the iPhone 13 lineup will also feature larger batteries than their iPhone 12 counterparts, according to Kuo, as well as Qualcomm's Snapdragon X60 modem. 

Apple is expected to unveil its iPhone 13 lineup later this year. The company didn't immediately respond to a request for comment. 

In addition to the iPhone 13, Kuo's note also reportedly said that Apple could release a foldable iPhone with a 7.5-  to 8-inch display in 2023. An Apple patent for a foldable iPhone first appeared almost a year ago, but the company has yet to announce any plans. The iPhone maker reportedly has been working on a prototype foldable display with an invisible hinge.