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One of the questions I got in my iPhone 14 Pro Max review on YouTube was whether or not the Speakerphone is hard to reach when using it one-handed. My answer was yes, but Apple already has a solution to make things easier.

As reported 9-5Mac (opens in new tab), the iOS 16.1 beta integrates Dynamic Island into the Accessibility feature under settings. So, after turning on the feature, the island will move to the middle of the screen along with the rest of the screen. This is a necessary improvement.

iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Pro Max rear cameras

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Like any new iPhone, the iPhone 14 is not immune to launch day issues. Moment iPhone 14 bug at first it prevented users from setting up their devices over Wi-Fi. But apparently, this problem has been solved.

according to The Verge (opens in new tab), Apple has released an iOS 16.0.1 update that “should resolve any activation or migration issues new iPhone owners are experiencing.” However, note that users need to update and restore their phone using Mac or PC to fix this issue.

iPhone 14 Pro always on display support document

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wow! Apparently, Apple itself was aware of the rumors that the iPhone 14 Pro series will have a dual notch at the top of the screen. As reported MacRumors (opens in new tab)Apple shows a hole and a pill-shaped cutout for the iPhone 14 in various support documents, although the new one Dynamic island uses a single cut.

iPhone 14 and Samsung Galaxy S22

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As good as the iPhone 14 is, it’s not necessarily the best phone in its price range. Case in point: the Samsung Galaxy S22. Samsung’s $799 phone offers a 120Hz display and 3x telephoto zoom, two features that the regular iPhone 14 lacks.

Here is a quick overview Four ways the Galaxy S22 beats the iPhone 14. But we’re also going to where Apple beats Samsung. Plus, we’re going full face-to-face this weekend to announce the ultimate winner.

Chart showing the new iPhone lineup after the iPhone 14 launch.

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With any new iPhone launch, you’ll see Apple give the ax to some older phones. So, make sure you check out our review Apple has stopped production of iPhones (opens in new tab) After the release of iPhone 14.

The iPhone 11 is no more and neither is the iPhone 12 mini. The iPhone 11 hurts the most because Apple doesn’t have an iPhone under $500 with a 6-inch or larger screen.

iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Pro Max

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The iPhone 14 is a good phone, but before you buy, you should know all the differences between it and the iPhone 14 Pro. Ours iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Pro (opens in new tab) The comparison breaks everything down so you can make the most informed decision.

That’s the main thing. The iPhone 14 Pro has a number of exclusive features, including always-on display, Dynamic Island and a 48MP main camera. But that’s not all.

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We just finished some more battery tests on the iPhone 14 Pro Max and we have good news. Apple’s 6.7-inch flagship lasted an excellent 13 hours and 39 minutes on average, which puts this phone in our top spot. best phone battery list.

Anything over 11.5 hours is considered excellent. Stay tuned for more results on all new iPhones!

iPhone 14 Pro Max

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Early benchmarks conducted before the arrival of the iPhone 14 suggested that may not be as strong as people expect.

Not to worry though – because its benchmarks tell a very different story about how powerful the A16 Bionic really is.

In short: Apple has solidified its leadership in the mobile system-on-a-chip space, as the iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max are the fastest and most powerful phones ever. Get the full story on our website iPhone 14 standards test report.

Activity mode is another new feature of the iPhone 14, and the best way to show it off is by simply turning it on and off to view some footage. And it’s pretty easy to do; while recording video, just press a button in the camera app and you should see smooth and stable video as if you were using a gimbal.

Continuing this trend down the road, you’ll notice that the video is more stable when Action mode is on. When I turn it off, I seem to be spinning wildly from side to side. Ours iPhone 14 Pro Max review There are more comparisons to check out.

Ever wondered what the inside of the iPhone 14 Pro Max looks like? No, don’t go looking at the back of your new phone, it’s not a good idea. Instead, take a look at the above iPhone 14 Pro Max teardown video by PBK views (opens in new tab)takes the new device apart to compare it with iPhone 13 Pro Max.

If you’re interested in what’s inside your phone rather than what it can do, this is the cool stuff.

Emergency SOS via satellite on iPhone 14

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iPhone 14 Emergency SOS via satellite option is another new feature for Apple’s latest phone, and it’s available on all models, not just the Pro.

It currently has limited global reach as it is only available in the US and Canada, but good news is on the way: iPhone 14 satellite connectivity may come to more countries this year.

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The dynamic island is also interactive. A long press on this area brings up more controls, such as playback, so you don’t have to keep switching between multiple apps or swiping down from the top of the screen.

It gets better. As third-party developers use Apple’s Live Activites API, you’ll be able to see the status of your Lyft ride, the score of your favorite NFL team, or the ETA for your food delivery order. Now that’s smart and works well in our tests.

iPhone 14 Pro Max

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Another great new iPhone 14 feature Dynamic island found in two Pro models. You’ll hear this word a lot, so let’s explain what it means. Dynamic Island replaces the notch on the iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max.

That pill-shaped notch doesn’t just include a TrueDepth camera and Face ID technology; gives information and changes shape quickly. You can start a timer and see a countdown clock at the top of your screen, or an album art for playing music, or the next queue for Apple Maps.

iPhone 14 Pro always open screen

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You might think from the name that an always-on display will always be… well, on. However, Apple has now confirmed that there are some cases the always-on screen will turn off temporarily.

There are eight of these, including when the iPhone is face down, in a pocket or bag, and when Low Power Mode is turned on, with the idea that turning off the feature at these times will help preserve battery life on your phone.

iPhone 14 Pro Max

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A few bugs and some (inevitable) delays aside, it’s pretty much all good news when it comes to the iPhone 14 range. In fact, there are so many positives – especially with the Pro models – it’s hard to know where to start.

But choosing a random one, how to choose a new one iPhone 14 Pro always open screen?

It shows you a low-brightness version of your current lock screen and displays your notifications, iOS 16 lock screen widgets and of course the clock.

It’s something that Android phones have had a version of for a while, but none look as good or show as much at once as the AOD Apple makes.

There is also a bug affecting iMessage and FaceTime. according to 9-5Mac (opens in new tab)this will make users unable to receive messages and calls or iMessages may be sent to other iPhone users with generic green bubbles.

Fortunately, there is a fix for this, which we describe in detail in our article iPhone 14 release day bugs article.

iPhone 14

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So what can you expect if you have the shiny new iPhone 14 in your mitts today? Well, mostly very good things, but also a few minor negatives.

We’ll start with the negatives, since they’ve just been reported. For example, it seems that there is iPhone 14 activation error may cause the installation process to fail for some people.

It comes MacRumors (opens in new tab), which says that the iPhone 14 does not connect to public Wi-Fi networks when it is set up, showing the internal Apple memory. The solution is to use a PC or Mac for that part of the process instead, which isn’t the most elegant solution. I hope Apple will fix this problem soon.

iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Pro Max

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It’s hardly a surprise that so many people want to get their hands on the iPhone 14 Pro models – in fact, we think the gap between the base model and its more expensive siblings is bigger than ever.

Why? Well, there are a lot of reasons, like the Pro replacing the dividing notch with a really smart Dynamic Island, the camera being upgraded to a 48MP sensor, and the battery life getting longer.

Here, our global editor-in-chief, Mark Spoonauer, explains why iPhone 14 Pro is much better than iPhone 14.

iPhone 14 Pro

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Things aren’t bad for people looking to buy some iPhone 14 Pro models today either — even some people who pre-ordered the phones are being told they won’t be able to get them in time.

According to 9to5Mac, a lot iPhone 14 pre-orders delayed At the 11th hour. Many contacted them to express their disappointment that their estimated delivery date had been moved to September 23rd. Some were even postponed to September 30.

Screenshot showing iPhone 14 Pro Max lags

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For example, in the UK, where Apple stores are already open, I can order an iPhone 14 Pro now and pick it up at my local store tomorrow. However, the iPhone 14 Pro Max cannot be collected from any of the 12 nearest stores.

The basic iPhone 14 has no such problems: it’s ready to pick up tomorrow in several colors and configurations.

Model Estimated Delivery Date (US) Estimated delivery date (UK)
iPhone 14 September 20 September 21
iPhone 14 Plus October 7 October 7
iPhone 14 Pro October 17-24 October 18-25
iPhone 14 Pro Max October 24-31 October 25 – November 1

Good morning and welcome to Tom’s Guide’s iPhone 14 launch day live blog.

Let’s start talking about wait times. As you can see from the chart above, some new iPhone 14 models are easier to get than others. For example, if you order a basic iPhone 14 today, it should be delivered as soon as next week. But if you want to buy the iPhone 14 Pro Max, you might have to wait until the end of October to get it!

In-store availability is potentially better than this, but it will depend on the model you want and where you are. Either way, it’s clear that Pro models are more in demand this year than ever.

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