Apple iPhone 14 Pro

iPhone 14 Pro Lineup Brings New Toughness And Performance

Apple has shown off their brand-new iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max smartphones.

The iPhone 14 Pro features a 6.1-inch HDR display, while the iPhone 14 Pro Max beefs that up to 6.7 inches in a 240-gram package.

These devices pack Apple’s latest mobile OS dubbed Dynamic Island — which kind of sounds like an animated TV show about a group of 20-somethings trapped on an island after a plane crash! But I digress.

Dynamic Island promises to be true to its name — offering a new design and user interface for both operations of the iPhone and the resting Always-On display.

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Apple’s A16 Bionic chipset has six CPU cores that promise to handle work and play all day with a whopping 17 trillion operations per second.

On the chassis, iPhone users will find this to be Apple’s most durable device to date — featuring surgical-grade stainless steel and Ceramic Shield front glass that’s water and dust-resistant. Apple has also made its notch more interactive by adding battery and lock status to it in hopes of feeling more balanced.
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However, this is really Apple’s device for the visually-minded.

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For the first time ever, the iPhone Pro lineup features a new 48MP Main camera with a quad-pixel sensor that adapts to the photo being captured and features second-generation sensor-shift optical image stabilization. For most photos, the quad-pixel sensor combines every four pixels into one large quad pixel equivalent to 2.44 µm, resulting in amazing low-light capture and keeping photo size at a practical 12MP.

The quad-pixel sensor also enables a 2x Telephoto option that uses the middle 12 megapixels of the sensor for full-resolution photos and 4K videos with no digital zoom. This delivers optical quality at a familiar focal length, which is great for features like Portrait mode. The quad-pixel sensor also benefits pro workflows, optimizing for detail in ProRAW. And with a new machine learning model designed specifically for the quad-pixel sensor, iPhone now shoots ProRAW at 48MP with an unprecedented level of detail, enabling new creative workflows for pro users. Rounding out photography and video, there’s a new “Action” mode for an incredibly smooth-looking video that adjusts to significant shakes, motion, and vibrations, even when a video is being captured in the middle of the action. “Cinematic” mode is now available in 4K at 30 fps and 4K at 24 fps.

And several pro-level workflows for video, including ProRes3 and end-to-end Dolby Vision HDR.

The iPhone 14 Pro and Pro Max are available for pre-order on September 9th at 8 AM and release on September 16th. The iPhone 14 Pro Max will cost $1,549 CAD and the smaller iPhone 14 Pro will cost $1,399 CAD.