Apple iPhone 14 Pro was announced on September 07, 2022. This overhyped iPhone has a lot to offer this year. Here’s every to know about the iPhone 14 Pro so far –
Design-wise iPhone 14 Pro looks pretty much similar to the iPhone 13 Pro. However, the camera module of the IP 14 Pro is larger than its predecessor, iPhone 13 Pro. Not to mention, the dynamic island is one of a kind; as discussed below. Otherwise, IP 14 Pro has the same box-shaped stainless steel chassis with the same button placements and lightning port.
The phone has an LTPO Super Retina XDR OLED display that measures 6.1-inch diagonally. We are talking about a 2556 x 1179 resolution display with 460 PPI. iPhone 14 Pro has Always-on-display and ProMotion technology with adaptive refresh rates up to 120 Hz along with True Tone, Wide color (P3), 2,000,000:1 contrast ratio, 1000 nits max brightness, 1600 nits peak brightness (HDR), 2000 nits peak brightness (outdoor), and Fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating.
After ages, Apple decided to upgrade their primary shooter on the iPhones. iPhone 14 Pro features a 48 MP primary shooter: 24 mm, f/1.78 aperture, second-gen sensor-shift optical image stabilization, with a seven-element lens. The device also has a 12 MP 2x Telephoto shooter and another 12 MP ultrawide-angle shooter with a six-element lens that can zoom up to 3x optically. These shooters have a Sapphire crystal lens cover.
Apple has introduced a new photonic engine There is a portrait mode with advanced bokeh and depth control. LiDAR scanner remains the same. With the main camera, you can have multiple photographic styles, Apple ProRAW, wide color capture for photos and Live Photos, advanced red-eye correction, auto image stabilization, and so on. 4K video recording can be done at 24 fps, 25 fps, 30 fps, or 60 fps and supports all other camera features that iPhone 13 Pro offers.
Speaking of shooters, a 12 MP TrueDepth front-facing camera with a six-element lens, retina flash, photonic engine, 4K video recording, Prores video recording, slo-mo video support, cinematic video stabilization, deep fusion, Smart HDR 4, Night mode, and photographic styles is there which is also a FaceID scanner.
Apple iPhone 14 Pro is powered by an A16 bionic chip (4nm), which is a Hexa core CPU (2 x 3.46 GHz Avalanche + 4 x Blizzard) and Apple 5-core GPU with 6GB RAM. A16 Bionic chip comes with a 16-core Neural Engine as well. The base model comes with 128 GB; however, there are other storage options, such as 256 GB, 512 GB, and 1 TB.
Speaking of software, iOS 16 is preloaded on the IP 14 Pro. This time you can set widgets on the lock screen, change fonts, and many more. Click here to learn more about iOS 16
iPhone 14 Pro is housed with a 3945 mAh lithium-ion battery which will give you 1 hour more battery life than iPhone 13 Pro. With IP 14 Pro, you can play videos for up to 23 hours, stream videos for up to 20 hours, and play audio for up to 75 hours. There is Fast-charging which charges the phone up to 50% charge in around 30 minutes with a 20W adapter or higher. There is also MagSafe wireless charging up to 15W and Qi wireless charging up to 7.5W.
iPhone 14 Pro comes with no SIM card tray this time. You can enable up to 8 eSIMs but chose to use two carriers at a time. However, IP 14 Pro models with eSIM variant are released exclusively for US users. For global users, There will be a regular SIM card tray for now.
There is an exclusive feature, Dynamic Island, that works as a small widget for several apps. Apple decided to take the pill-shaped cutout of IP 14 Pro models to another level. Now the pill-shaped cutout of IP 14 Pro models can expand as you need. Apple claims dynamic island can respond no matter where you touch.
Apple claims to care about its users. There is another new feature that allows you to communicate without any cellular or WiFi connection. iPhone 14 Pro can use satellites to communicate during emergencies. You need to point your device towards the satellite with the help of a built-in UI. After pointing your device towards the satellite, you can send messages using satellite communication.
For the first time, iPhone features an Always-on-display on the Pro models. IP 14 Pro has an adaptive refresh rate, which ranges from 120 Hz to 1 Hz. Thus, when Always-on-display is enabled, IP 14 Pro models turn down the refresh rate to 1 Hz to show time and subsequent notifications along with darkened wallpaper. Always-on-display works when iPhone is not upside down on a surface or in the pocket, so eventually, the feature is power-efficient and handy.
Apple iPhone 14 Pro is a futuristic device with futuristic features. A16 Bionic chip and the dynamic island have taken the phone to another level. Comment below your thoughts about the iPhone 14 Pro. Stay tuned for hands-on reviews and reviews on other devices as well.
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