Apple has finally launched the iPhone 14 series which includes a line of four iPhones – the iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Plus, iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max. Along with the iPhone 14 series, Apple also launched the new Apple Watch Series 8, Apple Watch SE, and a new Apple Watch Ultra. Additionally, the company has also refreshed its set of high-end TWS headphones with the second-generation Apple AirPods Pro. Let’s take a look at everything Apple launched during the “Far Out” event.
1. iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Plus
The iPhone 14 and the iPhone 14 Plus are the two entry-level models in the iPhone 14 lineup, with the iPhone 14 Plus offering a larger screen than the vanilla iPhone 14. The iPhone 14 Plus comes in place of the iPhone ‘Mini’ and will be a larger variant of the iPhone 14. The vanilla Apple iPhone 14 comes with a 6.1-inch Super Retina XDR OLED display, the same as the one we saw on the iPhone 13 series last year. The iPhone 14 Plus, meanwhile, comes with a 6.7-inch Super Retina HDR display. Both displays come with a 2,000,0000:1 contrast ratio and up to 1,200 nits of peak brightness and support Dolby Vision.
The iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Plus were launched with a new version of the Apple A15 Bionic chip which also powers the iPhone 13 series. The new A15 Bionic in the iPhone 14 series comes with 5 GPU cores and 6 CPU cores capable of handling 15.8 trillion operations per second.
2. iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max
With the iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max, Apple finally got rid of the notch, in favor of what the company calls the Dynamic Island, which is a punch-hole display with a pill-shaped cutout. . Without interfering with on-screen content, the Dynamic Island maintains an active state to allow users to more easily access controls with a single long press. Running background activities like maps, music, or a timer remain visible and interactive, and third-party apps in iOS 16 that provide information like sports scores and carpooling with Live Activities can use the dynamic island.
The iPhone 14 Pro series features an Always-On display and is powered by the latest A16 Bionic chipset with a 48MP primary iPhone camera featuring a quad-pixel sensor and photonic engine. There’s also satellite emergency SOS and collision detection.
3. Apple Watch Ultra
Apple, during its iPhone 14 launch event, also launched the latest Apple Watch Ultra, which bills itself as the premium and rugged Apple Watch. The Apple Watch Ultra comes with longer battery life, a bigger screen, and a much sturdier design compared to the Apple Watch Series 8, plus a new “Action” button for added utility. Apple Watch Ultra is crafted from aerospace-grade titanium and comes with a case that rises to surround all edges of the flat front sapphire crystal that shields the Retina display with 200 nits of peak brightness. Apple Watch Ultra has three built-in microphones to dramatically improve the sound quality of voice calls in all conditions. It also uses an adaptive beamforming algorithm that uses the microphones to capture voice while reducing ambient background noise, resulting in remarkable clarity.
Apple Watch Ultra offers up to 36 hours of combined battery life in typical use. There’s a new Action button on the Apple Watch Ultra that allows instant access to a variety of features, including workouts, compass waypoints, rewind, and more. Apple Watch Ultra also uses dual-frequency GPS that incorporates both L1 and L5 frequencies, making it one of the most accurate GPS of any smartwatch, powered by Apple’s new positioning algorithms. Apple.
4.Apple Watch Series 8
The Apple Watch Series 8 is an incremental update over the Apple Watch Series 7. The new Apple Watch comes with a new health feature called Temperature Sensing, which allows the Apple Watch Series 8 to track your temperature while you sleep, so you can see the changes over time. Temperature data is used by Cycle Tracking, which, combined with heart rate, gives women more information about their menstrual cycle. The Apple Watch Series 8 also comes with a Retina Always-On display with a large screen design similar to that of the Apple Watch Series 7.
The Apple Watch Series 8 also comes with collision detection. Thanks to the collision detection function, the Apple Watch Series 8 is able to detect if you are involved in a serious car accident. When a crash is detected, Crash Detection can automatically connect you to emergency services and notify your emergency contacts.2 Crash Detection uses the combined power of an improved 3-axis gyroscope and new g-force accelerometer which has the highest dynamic range of any smartwatch. It also uses a microphone, barometer, GPS and an advanced sensor fusion algorithm trained on over a million hours of real driving and crash data to detect if you’re in a serious crash.
5. Apple Watch SE
The Apple Watch SE is the new affordable version of the Apple Watch. Priced at Rs 29,900 in India, the Apple Watch SE comes with a larger screen than its predecessor and comes with all the sensors that the Apple Watch packs, in a more affordable and accessible package. The Apple Watch SE also comes with the new Crash Detection feature, where the Apple Watch itself calls the authorities if you don’t respond after a crash. However, the Apple Watch SE lacks some features like ECG, body temperature sensor, etc.
6. Apple AirPods Pro 2
The second-generation Apple AirPods Pro are finally here. With the new Apple AirPods Pro, Apple claims twice the active noise cancellation and improved audio quality. The Apple AirPods Pro 2 come with a new Apple H2 chip that enables “breakthrough” audio performance, including upgrades to Active Noise Cancellation and Transparency Mode. The Apple H2 chip enables on-device processing, which reduces loud ambient noise, such as a passing vehicle siren, construction tools, or even loudspeakers at a concert. The AirPods Pro 2 also enable Personalized Spatial Audio, which is a new listening experience that Apple claims is even more immersive. With a new low-distortion audio driver and custom amplifier, AirPods Pro now deliver richer bass and crystal-clear sound across a wider frequency range.
Convenient new features of the AirPods Pro 2 include extended battery life. Apple claims up to 1.5 hours of additional listening time for up to six hours with ANC, and the case allows for four additional charge cycles, giving a combined 30-hour battery backup. There’s also a new charging case, which you can also charge with the Apple Watch charger now. Apart from that, the case now has a buckle to let you secure your AirPods Pro, and there’s also a small speaker on the charging case to make noise when docked or when charging. user searches for their AirPods.
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