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The wait is over, and now Apple enthusiasts, experts, and prospective iPhone buyers finally get to put speculations to rest.
The iPhone 14 lineup finally revealed the latest edition to Apple’s bestsellers over the Apple Event on September 7.
Here we take a look at Apple’s latest mobile devices.
iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Plus
After a year of speculation, Apple followed through with the removal of the iPhone mini devices.
Instead, it is replaced with the exact opposite of its size: the iPhone Plus, which was earlier expected to be named the iPhone 14 Max.
The iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Plus share the same physical features as the iPhone 13 model.
The main difference between the two is the size as the newest model clocks in at 6.7 inches compared to the 6.1 inch entry phone.
The iPhone 14 and 14 Plus carry an impressive camera system with new Main and front TrueDepth cameras.
The phones also have an updated Ultra Wide camera, with up to 2x TrueDepth.
The devices use a Photonic Engine, an enhanced image pipeline, to improve the quality of the pictures taken.
Additionally, the video camera includes a new Action Mode, allowing users to shoot videos with more stability, especially when running.
Two of the biggest features to come to the iPhone 14 lineup are the additions of Crash Detection and Emergency SOS.
Similar to the new Apple Watches, the iPhones have a dual-core accelerometer that can detect G-force measurements up to 256Gs with a new high dynamic range gyroscope.
The feature can detect if the user is in a severe car crash, automatically calling emergency services if the user is unconscious or can’t reach their iPhone.
Meanwhile, the Emergency SOS combines custom components integrated with software that allows antennas to connect to a satellite.
It can be used outside of cellular or WiFi coverage, sending messages to emergency services between seconds to minutes.
The SOS service will be available to the US and Canada in November, where it will be free for two years.
After running the beta version earlier this year, the iPhone 14 and 14 Plus will be bringing the iOS16 out of the box.
Users will finally get the Always On Display (AOD) that allows them to see their clock and notifications on the lock screen.
iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max
The Pro series has been the hottest topic in the tech space.
Many tipped this lineup to remove the front-facing notch in place of a pill and punchhole, but Apple put one over when they revealed a lone pill front-facing camera.
Dubbed the “Dynamic Island,” Apple took an extra step when they included an interactive feature for notifications and activities.
The Dynamic Island reduces the camera to make more way for the display area.
Users can access the controls with a tap-and-hold where apps like Maps, Music, or a timer are visible and interactive.
The iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max also offers an improved camera system that complements the new 48MP main camera.
The Pro models also have the Emergency SOS and Crash Detection features.
Compared to the low-end models, the Pro iPhones will have the A16 Bionic, giving them the best performance seen in mobile devices.
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