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For months now we’ve been hearing that Apple will launch an iPhone 14 Max in place of an iPhone 14 mini, with this unusual mannequin going within the alternative way – serving as a vast-display iPhone 14 (without the extras from the Professional line), rather than a small-display model. But while the existence of this phone isn’t in remarkable doubt, its name now might be.

According to leaker @Tommyboiiiiii (opens in unusual tab) in a Tweet spotted by Pocket Lint (opens in unusual tab), this phone might instead be called the iPhone 14 Plus.

Their initial proof for this comes within the make of a narrate of some case packaging with the name ‘iPhone 14 Plus’ printed on it, and they followed that up with another Tweet linking to the availability – case-maker ESR’s official web station (opens in unusual tab), where certainly an iPhone 14 Plus is talked about, and a screenshot of a Casetify page (opens in unusual tab) which we’ve found, and which also mentions that same name.

These are both respected third-party case manufacturers who may successfully have advance information on the name, so it’s certainly that you can reflect of that ‘Plus’ is accurate.

Then again, they also might moral be guessing or utilizing placeholder text till the name is officially revealed, and with most leakers pointing to the iPhone 14 Max. As such, we’d certainly take this unusual rumor with a pinch of salt.

Analysis: Max makes more senseWhile we certainly can’t rule out the iPhone 14 Plus moniker, we’d argue that iPhone 14 Max is the more logical handle.

Precise as the iPhone 14 Professional Max will likely be a larger model of the iPhone 14 Professional, the iPhone 14 Max is anticipated to be a larger model of the standard iPhone 14. Adding ‘Plus’ into the combo moral complicates issues.

That said, typically, Apple’s ‘Professional Max’ models have a slight bit more to them than moral a larger display, so there will likely be an argument for utilizing Plus when it’s literally moral the display dimension changing, nonetheless Max restful feels more practical and more evident.

Whereas we wouldn’t depend on seeing an iPhone 14 Plus on our handiest iPhone information, an iPhone 14 Max may successfully make an appearance once the iPhone 14 lineup launches on September 7.

James is a freelance telephones, tablets and wearables author and sub-editor at TechRadar. He has a care for for every little thing ‘smart’, from watches to lights, and can usually be found arguing with AI assistants or drowning within the latest apps. James also contributes to 3G.co.uk, 4G.co.uk and 5G.co.uk and has written for T3, Digital Camera World, Clarity Media and others, with work on the web, in print and on TV.