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Apple’s iPhone 14 lineup exceeds expectation during unveiling

iPhone 14 reveals new model and new features for the Pro models
iPhone 14 reveals new model and new features for the Pro models

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The wait is over, and now Apple enthusiasts, pundits, and potential iPhone buyers can finally put the speculations to rest.

The iPhone 14 line has finally unveiled the latest edition of Apple’s bestsellers at 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 has pushed ahead with the removal of the mini iPhone devices.

Instead, it is replaced by the exact opposite of its size — the iPhone Plus, previously called the iPhone 14 Max.

The iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Plus share the same physical characteristics as the iPhone 13 model.

The main difference between the two is size, as the latest model is 6.7 inches compared to the entry-level 6.1-inch phone.


The iPhone 14 and 14 Plus feature an impressive camera system with new main and front TrueDepth cameras.

The phones also feature an updated ultra-wide camera with up to 2x TrueDepth.

The devices use a photonics engine, an enhanced image pipeline, to improve the quality of captured images.

In addition, the camera includes a new action mode, which allows users to record videos with greater stability, especially while running.

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Emergency functions

The additions of Crash Detection and Emergency SOS are two of the most significant features in the iPhone 14 lineup.

Like the new Apple Watches, iPhones have a dual-core accelerometer that can take G-force readings up to 256G with a new high dynamic range gyroscope.

The feature can detect if the user has had a serious car accident and automatically call emergency services if the user is unconscious or cannot reach their iPhone.

Meanwhile, Emergency SOS combines custom components integrated with software that allows antennas to connect to a satellite.

It can be used out of reach of cell phones or Wi-Fi, texting emergency services in seconds or minutes.

The SOS service will be available in November in the United States and Canada, where it will be free for two years.

iOS 16

After running the beta earlier this year, the iPhone 14 and 14 Plus will have iOS16 ready to use.

Users are finally getting the Always On Display (AOD), which allows them to see the clock and notifications on the lock screen.

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iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max

The Pro series is the hottest topic in the tech space.

Many have suggested this training to get rid of the front notch instead of a pill and pinhole, but Apple put one on top when they unveiled a lone front-facing camera.

Also called “Dynamic Island,” Apple has gone the extra mile by including an interactive feature for notifications and activities.

The dynamic island shrinks the camera to make more room for the viewing area.

Users can access the controls by tapping and holding, where apps like Maps, Music, or a timer are visible and interactive.

The iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max also offer an improved camera system that integrates the new 48MP main camera.

The Pro models also have emergency SOS and collision detection functions.

Compared to lower-end models, iPhone Pros feature the A16 Bionic, which gives them the best performance seen on mobile devices.


Apple debuts iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max

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