Sonny Dickson: 62.5% accurate

24 rumors

Rating: 2 out of 5.

Known best for first revealing the iPhone 5c and 5s designs, Sonny Dickson and sonnydickson.com periodically drop exclusive Apple intel.

Rumor accuracy

Rumor list

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

2020

July 7

  • Apple will discontinue MacBook Air, link
    • Will be called ‘MacBook’ or ‘The New Macbook’
  • New iMac will coming in 23/24-inch and 30 to 32-inch size

June 9

  • New iMac:
    • “iPad Pro design language,” link
    • Thin bezels
    • T2 chip
    • AMD Navi GPU
    • Fusion Drive options eliminated
    • Coming at WWDC 2020

2019

September 17

  • iPad Pro model with triple cameras shown in new photo, link

July 16

  • iPhone 11 first look (dummy unit), link
  • iPhone 11/11 Pro Max first look (dummy units)

May 9

  • Leaked iPhone 11 Pro & Pro Max cases reveal square camera bump, link

2018

September 16

  • AirPower “will either be canceled, dramatically delayed, or taken back to the drawing board with an all new design,” link
  • Trademark may be used in the future
    • As soon as Spring 2019

August 7

  • First look at iPhone XS Max and iPhone XR models, link

May 31

  • ‘iPhone SE 2’ will have notch, but smaller one than iPhone X, link

2017

August 7

  • iPhone X first look (dummy unit), link

August 5

  • iPhone 8 first look (dummy unit), link

May 1

  • Massive Siri upgrade coming with new capabilities, link

April 27

  • Apple Siri smart speaker will be marketed as Siri/AirPlay device, link
    • Will include form of Beats technology, link
    • Will run “an variant (of) iOS”
    • “Concave top with built-in controls,” link
    • Fatter device, with lots of speaker mesh
    • Announced at WWDC 2017

April 19

  • iPhone X schematics leaked, link

Claims below the dots are not included in the above score as they are more than three years old.

2016

December 30

  • iOS 10.3 beta 1 coming on January 10, 2017, link
    • Includes “Theatre mode” with new “popcorn-shaped” CC toggle, link

August 12

  • iPhone 7 Plus first look (dummy unit), link

May 20

  • iOS 10 getting “completely reworked lock screen,” link

May 19

  • No physical home button on iOS in testing, link
    • Happening on iOS 10

2015

April 16

  • iPad Pro case shows stereo speakers, link

2014

August 30

  • iPhone 6 NFC chip confirmed in logic board photos, link

August 12

  • iPhone 6 final rear design first look, link

June 30

  • Front white/black iPhone 6 display glass first look, link

May 25

  • iPhone 6 first look (dummy unit), link

2013

August 29

  • iPhone 5s first look (dummy unit), link

July 23

  • iPhone 5c first look (dummy unit), link

2010

February 20

  • Video calling coming to future Apple products, link