goodbye notch, hello always on display

Apple held its ‘Far Away’ event last night, and the highlight had to be the iPhone 14 Pro series of smartphones while unveiling a number of hardware products. In addition to the iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Plus, Apple has officially announced the iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max.

The first big-screen design since Apple introduced the iPhone Xi in 2017, both smartphones feature a new pill-shaped notch that replaces the notch and can be dynamically adjusted. Both devices have a faster A16 Bionic chip and “always on screen” mode.

Apple CEO Tim Cook calls iPhone 14 Pro and Pro Max ” the most innovative professional range to date “. iPhone 14 Pro will go on sale from 1,329 euros, and iPhone 14 Pro Max from 1,479 euros.. Both will be available for pre-order on September 9th and in stores on September 16th.

As for the design of the smartphone, The iPhone 14 Pro looks similar to last year’s iPhone 13 Pro. The straight-edged glass sandwich design is still relevant today. It also offers the same surgical-grade stainless steel and Ceramic Shield protective glass on the front and back as the previous generation Pro model. On the back, it is clear that the dimensions of the camera sensors have increased, as has the thickness of the smartphone. Apple is keeping the same premium-looking textured finish on the new Pro model that it first introduced with the iPhone 11 Pro. Other features of the iPhone 14 Pro include IP68 dust and water resistance, which protects against ingress of water up to a depth of 6 meters for 30 minutes.

If the exterior of the iPhone 14 Pro has not changed much, the facade has undergone significant changes. The first noticeable change in the design of iPhone 14 Pro models concerns the screen. While Apple offers the usual 6.1- and 6.7-inch variants, it’s replaced by a notch A pill-shaped cutout that will house the Face ID components and a second circular cutout for the front camera.

Apple moved the proximity sensor to the back of the screen and notifications will now pop out of the top as an animation. Apple calls this system Dynamic island. Notifications and alerts will adapt and move around the hole, and Apple is really looking at how it revitalizes and leverages the system for new notifications.

Apple demonstrated in various ways Dynamic island will come to life and work in practice, including live action widgets, animations for music and controls. Background tasks such as playing music move to the island when you swipe.

Finally, always-on display mode

The iPhone 14 Pro and 14 Pro Max will both have an always-on display It works with the new lock screen widget in iOS 16. It will support information such as reminders, calendar events and weather without your iPhone waking up to see them. iOS 16 even has a sleep mode for wallpapers, which will dim them to use less battery.

iPhone 14 Pro models Equipped with Apple’s A16 Bionic chip. Apple emphasized energy efficiency, display and camera with its new chip. The 6-core processor has 2 high-performance cores that use 20% less power and 4 efficient cores that use a third of competitors’ chips.

This new A16 chip contributes to the fluidity of feature animationsDynamic islandand will also power Apple’s new camera system.

No more 12 megapixels, welcome to 48 megapixels

For the first time, The iPhone moves from a 12-megapixel sensor to a 48-megapixel sensor. The new main photo sensor offers improvements in low-light photography thanks to a quadrupole sensor with f/1.78 aperture and 24mm focal length.

For most photos, the sensor will shoot 12-megapixel composite photos to maximize light capture. It also allows Apple to crop the sensor in different ways to achieve a true 2x zoom at a focal length of 48mm. It should produce impressive photos, and the new sensor even optimizes detail in Apple’s ProRAW format.

The new ultra-wide photo sensor also offers improvements in macro photography and a 3x improvement in low light. Apple has also improved the iPhone 14’s camera flash so that it is twice as bright and responds to the focal length of photos.

If you want to shoot video, the iPhone 14 Pro models have you covered. Cinematic mode now allows shooting at 30 frames per second and 24 frames per second in 4K resolution.

Collision detection and emergency SOS via satellite

It’s another interesting inclusion that’s been rumored for a while satellite-based emergency SOS for messaging and emergency services without a mobile or Wi-Fi connection. This feature also allows you to share the user’s location on Find My. It will be available in the US and Canada in November and will be free for 2 years. It is not known when it will reach France and other regions. Like the Apple Watch Series 8, the iPhone 14 Pro and 14 Pro Max also come with Collision Detection.

Feature of iPhone 14 Pro series models one day battery life It’s compatible with up to 29 hours of video playback, up to 95 hours of audio playback, and 20W fast charging. They work with iOS 16, which will be available to everyone on September 12. Plus, new iPhones and even older ones will get Apple Fitness+ later this fall, even without the Apple Watch. The new iPhone 2022 also complies with the IP68 standard.


All in all, the iPhone 14 Pro offers more than the modest improvements made to the iPhone 13 Pro models this year, which has been upgraded to a 120Hz high refresh rate ProMotion display and three all-new cameras.

Apple’s iPhone 14 Pro and 14 Pro Max will both go on sale on September 16, with pre-orders starting on September 9.

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