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iPhone 13 may feature new always on display mode

Jul 18, 2021

iPhone 13 may feature new always on display mode

The rumor: On top of a new 120Hz refresh rate on Pro models, some new iPhone 13 models may also see an always-on display mode, according to Mark Gurman (89.1% accurate, via Power On).


  • For the 2021 iPhones, “expect a a faster A15 chip, smaller notch, a new display for better battery life and the potential of an Apple Watch-like always on mode and a 120Hz refresh rate and upgrades to video recording” Gurman says
  • This echoes an initial report from February that iPhone 13 could finally see this long-awaited always-on feature

Our take: With the LTPO screen tech to support this, I would hope that we see this. But considering that most Android handsets have had this for as along as I can remember, I’m still not convinced that Apple will finally implement it. Even though Gurman is nearly 90% accurate…