Max Weinbach: 39.1% accurate

46 rumors

Rating: 1 out of 5.

Frequently collaborating with EverythingApplePro to share leaks on the most-subscribed Apple YouTube channel, Max Weinbach’s Android sources run deep: the Apple ones are hit or miss.

Rumor accuracy

Rumor list

  • Green = True
  • Red = False
  • Yellow = Pending

2020

June 28

iPhone 12:

  • 4K 120/240p video coming, link
  • Apple’s marketing for the new phones will be “unusually aggressive”

June 21

  • No new hardware at WWDC 2020, link

May 9

  • iPhone 12:
    • 120Hz display, link
      • 60/120Hz dynamic switching, link
    • Navy blue colorway coming
    • Same frosted glass as iPhone 11 Pro series
    • Flat sides are stronger than recent angled models, link
    • Face ID is shrinking, link
      • Increase in detection angle
      • “Dynamic zoning algorithm” for speed increase
    • Cameras:
      • Larger pixels, link
      • LiDAR sensor, link
        • Used for Portrait Mode, link
      • Subject detection in low light improving
      • EIS in Night Mode improving
      • Slow-mo in low light improving, link
      • Night Mode improving for longer exposures, link
      • Improved white balance, link
      • Portrait video mode in development
      • Updated Smart HDR:
        • Coming to all 4 new models, link
        • Better notes reduction in low light
      • 3x optical zoom coming to telephoto lens, link
        • 25-30x digital zoom in the works
      • Ultra-wide lens field of view remaining the same, link
    • Microphones getting “more precise” beam forming, link
      • Improved Audio Zoom
  • AirPods Studio:
    • Releasing at WWDC, link
    • $349

March 6

  • iPhone 12:
    • Larger 64mp sensor, link
    • Night mode coming to other lenses than standard angle, link
    • Macro camera
    • Ultra wide lens getting ~35% wider, link
    • Smart HDR getting better due to new algorithm, link
    • Batteries getting ~10% larger, link
  • AirTags:
    • Lost mode
    • Ability to scan lost tags to return them to owner
  • iOS 14:
    • “Mainly a stability update,” link
    • “New designs and graphics”
    • Updated phone call interface

2019

August 13

  • 2019 iPhone 11 models:
    • Pro models will have base storage of 128GB, link
      • 256GB
      • 512 GB
    • Subtle, rainbow Apple logo coating coming
    • Matte finish
    • 6.1-inch model getting better display
      • No mute switch
    • Improved microphones
    • Upgraded Face ID will be as fast as 2nd-generation Touch ID
    • Ultra wide-angle camera can’t film video above 4K30p
    • “Siri intelligence” coming to Camera app
  • Apple working on iPad IP67 water resistance
  • 2020 iPhone 12 Pro will have 1TB capacity

June 23

  • 2019 iPhones getting some kind of fast charging included, link

June 20

  • 2019 iPhones getting “insane speed improvements” to Face ID, link

May 25

  • iPad getting calculator app in iOS 13, link
    • Widget-like functionality enabled in CC
    • May not make it to final release

May 22

  • 2019 iPhones:
    • Speakers getting louder, link
    • Ultra-wide lens not getting optical image stabilization
    • Notch staying roughly the same size
    • Face ID getting wider scanning
    • Camera flash getting larger and brighter
  • iOS 13:
    • Siri getting multi-command support
      • Smarter in general
    • “Jailbreak-proof”
  • Apple developing smarter RAM management to “pre-load apps,” link
  • iOS 13 dark mode won’t be pure black

May 10

  • iPhone XR successor will come in new “light green” colorway, link
    • Replacing yellow

May 9

  • HomePod coming to more countries over the next year, link
    • Austria
    • Italy
    • Language support will expand

March 16

  • iOS 13 dark mode coming in beta 1, link

March 2

  • AirPods 2:
    • Wireless charging, link
      • 0-100 in 15 minutes for AirPods and charging case
      • “Case will be bigger in one direction and heavier”
    • Matte finish similar to Apple Pencil
  • 2019 iPhones
    • Display that works underwater
    • Upgraded Taptic Engine
  • iOS 13 dark mode coming in iOS 13.1

February 19

  • Volume HUD going away in iOS 13, link