Apple just announced the flagship smartphones, the iPhone 14 Pro and 14 Pro Max, Along with two additional handsets from the iPhone 14 series, the iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Plus. Apple has ditched the Mini version this time around, contrary to past rumors. A new (reintroduced) model in the range is the iPhone 14 Plus. This time around, Apple has not changed the SoCs for every new iPhone, unlike in the previous several years. Since the standard iPhone 14 (and 14 Plus) continue to use the outdated A15 Bionic processor, everyone’s focus has now shifted to the Pro variants.
The most recent Pro models from Apple are the iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max, which are the versions that replace the iPhone 13 Pro and 13 Pro Max, respectively. In comparison to the last generation’s handsets, the Pro versions have a new Bionic chipset, improved camera functions, better battery life, and other improvements. The Apple iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max will be examined in more detail now.
Price and availability of Apple’s iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone Pro Max in India
The base model of the iPhone 14 with 128GB of storage costs Rs 1,29,900, while the 14 Pro comes in Space Black, Silver, Gold, and Deep Purple color variants.
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The iPhone 14 Pro Max, on the other hand, has a starting price of Rs. 1,39,900 and is offered in Space Black, Silver, Gold, and Deep Purple.
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Sale of the iPhone 14 Pro and 14 Pro Max
The iPhone 14 Pro and 14 Pro Max will be available for pre-order starting September 9 at 5:30 PM IST and for purchase starting September 16th.
Features and specifications for the Apple iPhone 14 Pro
A 6.1-inch Super Retina XDR OLED display with ProMotion, LTPO 120Hz refresh rate, and up to 2000 nits peak brightness is included on the iPhone 14 Pro. A broad color gamut and HDR content are supported on the screen. The iPhone 14 Pro variants also introduce Always on Display to the iPhone. The brand-new, 4nm-based A16 Bionic processor, which has six cores with two performance and four efficiency cores, is what drives the new Pro model. A 5-core GPU is connected to this SoC to manage graphics performance.
The Apple iPhone 14 Pro has three cameras on its back: a 12MP telephoto lens with three times digital zoom, a 12MP ultra wide-angle camera, and a 48MP main quad-pixel sensor.
The camera on the smartphone has a tonne of capabilities, including macro mode, night mode, dual OIS for stabilization, smart HDR, portrait mode, night mode portraiture, and Apple ProRAW, among others. There is the capability for video recordings in up to 4K resolution. A 12MP camera is responsible for taking selfies inside the new, sizable pill-shaped notch that the company calls Dynamic island. This is an interactive area that, by providing notifications and alerts from applications and services, basically conceals the notch.
As usual, the company kept the device’s battery size, although it is rated to last up to 23 hours on a single charge. The phone is compatible with wireless charging, MagSafe wireless charging, wired fast charging, and other charging methods. The new iPhone 14 Pro’s operating system is iOS 16. The gadget has storage capacities of 128GB, 256GB, 512GB, and 1TB. The RAM has not yet been mentioned.
Other features include vehicle collision detection, Face ID, Apple Pay compatibility, 5G, 4G LTE, GPS, Wi-Fi, Siri, e-SIM support, and an IP68 rating for water and dust resistance. Additionally, the phone supports satellite communication.
The features and specifications of the Apple iPhone 14 Pro Max
6.7 inches of Super Retina XDR OLED space grace the iPhone 14 Pro Max’s display. Additionally, ProMotion is supported, with adjustable refresh rates of up to 120Hz. Weight-wise, the iPhone 14 Pro Max is a little heavier than the Pro version. The battery life of the gadget is rated to support video playing for up to 29 hours. The remaining specifications are identical to those of the iPhone 14 Pro, with the exception of the altered display and size.
Top Features of the iPhone 14 Pro and 14 Pro Max
Always on Show
The long-awaited Always on Display has finally been implemented by Apple on the iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max smartphones. The new iOS 16 Lock screen will be much more helpful with this addition because it will keep the clock, widgets, and Live Activities visible at a glance.
A16 Bionic chip version fresh, new display engine
According to Apple, this SoC powers the quickest smartphone on the market right now. The six-core A16 Bionic has a speed advantage of up to 40% over its competitors.
There are two performance cores and four efficiency cores in it. For graphics-intensive games and apps, the A16 Bionic is paired with a 5-core GPU with 50% higher memory bandwidth. This 4nm-processed processor can handle computational photography characteristics with ease.
No SIM Tray in the US
As the company has eliminated the SIM trays for the US models from the iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max, Apple is adopting a 100% eSIM strategy in the USA.
Apple’s new design, called Dynamic Island, offers a straightforward way to use the iPhone. In other words, this is simply a fancy name for a notch that performs additional functions. Apple wants Dynamic Island to provide an engaging user experience, and many other third-party apps as well as Apple’s own software and services may benefit from it. Dynamic Island may be used by third-party applications in iOS 16 that offer information like sports scores and ride-sharing with Live Activities while keeping running background activities like Maps, Music, or a timer visible and interactive.
A modern 48MP camera setup
A 48MP primary camera on the back is one of the most noticeable changes. The quad-pixel 48MP camera has second-generation sensor-shift optical image stabilization and adjusts to the image being taken. In addition, the quad-pixel sensor allows for a 2x Telephoto option, which employs the center 12 megapixels of the sensor to produce 4K films and full-resolution images without the use of digital zoom. Pro workflows benefit as well, with ProRAW detail optimization.