iPhone 16 Pro to Feature Taller Aspect Ratio, Regular iPhone 17 to Follow and Add ProMotion in 2025

The iPhone 16 Pro models will feature a taller aspect ratio of 19.6:9, a change that will trickle down to the standard iPhone 17 models the following year, new forecasts from display analyst Ross Young claim.

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The iPhone 14 lineup has an aspect ratio of 19.5:9, a specification that is expected to remain the same across this year's iPhone 15 lineup. The change with the ‌iPhone 16 Pro‌ models means that the devices should get slightly taller, rather than wider. While the ‌iPhone 16 Pro‌ models have been widely rumored to feature larger screens for some time, the aspect ratio of the devices was unclear until now.

Young also provided exact display sizes for the ‌iPhone 16 Pro‌ and ‌iPhone 16 Pro‌ Max. The devices are expected to increase from 6.12- and 6.69-inches to 6.27- and 6.86-inches, respectively. This represents a display size increase of 2.5% on both devices.

With the ‌iPhone 17‌ and ‌iPhone 17‌ Plus in 2025, Apple will apparently bring the larger 6.27- and 6.86-inch display sizes to its two standard iPhone models. As Young has previously reported, these devices are also expected to gain LTPO panels to support ProMotion for variable refresh rates up to 120Hz. This means that the standard ‌iPhone 17‌ models look set to receive a substantial display upgrade, with larger sizes and LPTO for ProMotion.

In addition, Young reaffirmed his previous statement that the ‌iPhone 17‌ Pro models will be the first to feature under-display Face ID technology, sitting alongside a hole-shaped cutout for the front-facing camera.

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Top Rated Comments

TheYayAreaLiving ?️ Avatar
15 months ago
I want the iPhone 16 Pro to get Wider not just Taller.
Score: 10 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Ion-X Avatar
15 months ago

I want the iPhone 16 Pro to get Wider not just Taller.
Yes!!! We absolutely need both. Otherwise we will eventually end up with an iScroll / iWand / iSaber.

Score: 9 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Sirious Avatar
15 months ago

Changing the aspect ratio will break software or at a minimum, stretch it. I get why they would want a visible difference between the more expensive and less expensive devices. When it comes to marketing, never discount the snob factor.
I think it will be more like the iPhone 4 to 5 thing - borders at top and bottom until developers code for it.
Score: 8 Votes (Like | Disagree)
agf1997 Avatar
15 months ago

will feature a taller aspect ratio
Great ... will need even deeper pockets
Score: 8 Votes (Like | Disagree)
klasma Avatar
15 months ago


Now imagine you only have a dozen apps and they are all at the top because Apple.
Score: 7 Votes (Like | Disagree)
McJobs Avatar
15 months ago
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Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)