Apple has always tried to hide the names of its devices until the last minute. In fact, the name is often the last thing that escaped one. It happened again and again. The iPhone X is known as the iPhone 9 and iPhone XS, which we have known for many months as the iPhone 11 or iPhone XI, and their official names were not revealed until the final launch.
Names are managed by Apple’s marketing team, so it’s something that’s not decided until the end. We think that at some point they will decide to stop using the number as an identifier for the iPhone, as has happened with other Apple devices. So far, however, it looks like it will continue a similar strategy with the new generation of the iPhone in 2022.
Apple may change the name of the iPhone 14 series
This year we have a big change in the iPhone 14. Apple will again offer 4 different models, but instead of the “mini” access version, we have the “Max” access model. This means that this year the iPhone will be in two screen sizes 6.1 and 6.7 inches, which can be mentioned as follows:
- iPhone 14 (6.1 inches)
- iPhone 14 Max (6.7 inches)
- iPhone 14 Pro (6.1 inches)
- iPhone 14 Pro Max (6.7 inches)
How will the iPhone 14 series be named with the Plus name?
However, having two iPhones with the surname Max can be confusing for most users. And since the surname “Plus” has been used for many years, from the iPhone 6 generation to the iPhone 8, it may be wise to reuse that surname on the iPhone 14. If so, this year’s iPhone names are as follows:
- iPhone 14
- iPhone 14 Plus
- iPhone 14 Pro
- iPhone 14 Pro Max
For some reason, Apple decided to stop using the surname “Plus” and use the surname “Max” to name its largest iPhones. It happened in the iPhone XS generation, the debut iPhone XS Max with the largest screen ever seen on the iPhone. The reasons for this change are unofficial, so we don’t know why Apple did it.