Apple’s latest iPhone 14 model lineup has been announced, along with the all-new Apple Watch Ultra, Apple Watch Series 8, Apple Watch SE and AirPods Pro with H2.
Apple Watch Series 8
The Series 8 expected to feature a new body temperature, car crash detection, updates to activity tracking like ovulation for women and an updated low power mode, starting at $399.
Apple Watch SE
Apple Watch SE it receiving many of the same features as the new Series 8. Apple Watch SE is the least expensive model selling in the $199 for GPS or $299 for cellular. Available September 16th.
Apple Watch Ultra
Apple Watch Ultra is designed to be used while using gloves during active outdoor activities and features up to 36 hours of battery life. It also features ultra detailed UI called Wayfinder.
Apple’s bands start with the Alpine loop, the Ocean band and the Trail loop.
Apple Watch Ultra has a 49 mm display and will only come in GPS + Cellular for $799.
AirPods Pro 2
The AirPods Pro 2 features improved audio quality with low distortion audio similar to the AirPods 3 and the new H2 chip with self-adaptive noise cancellation cababilities. Now featuring a Personal Profile for Spatial Audio using your iPhone’s camera. AirPods Pro 2 now features double the noise cancelling capabilities.
There is also now an XS ear tip. It now features Adaptive Transparency that processes and silences the loudest noises around you. AirPods Pro with H2 now features her Control. The battery now lasts 30 hours. The charging case features a speaker so it can play sound when AirPods are lost and have improved Find My integration and a USB-C port replacing the lightning port.
iPhone 14 & iPhone 14 Plus
Apple’s standard iPhone 14 features a 6.1-inch Retina display, A15 Bionic chip with an 5-Core GPU, 6GB of slower LPDDR4X RAM, 128GB of storage on the base model, faster 30W wired charging, stronger MagSafe magnets, better battery life, WiFi 6E support, elimination of a physical SIM card.
The new iPhone 14 series can now detect a car crash. iPhone 14 also can connect to emergency services when off the grid by using satellites, called Emergency SOS via Satellite.
The app now enables you to point your phone at a satellite using a new UI within the app to help with that. The app also contains quick response options to the most used questions from emergency services. This new capabilities can also be used to send your location to others using the Find My app in conjunction with satellites.
A new Photonic Engine to improve photography, a new video capabilities that eliminates the need for a gimble and a price starting at $749.
Apple’s iPhone 14 Max / Plus will be the first of its kind from Apple with a 6.7-inch display and a sub $1000 price tag. It is likely to feature a 6.7-inch Retina display, A15 Bionic chip with an 5-Core GPU, 6GB of slower LPDDR4X RAM, 128GB of storage on the base model, faster 30W wired charging, stronger MagSafe magnets, better battery life, WiFi 6E support and a price starting at $799.
iPhone 14 Pro and 14 Pro Max
Apple’s iPhone 14 Pro features a 6.1-inch Super Retina display with the new Dynamic Island camera/notification pill shape, A16 Bionic chip, 6-core CPU, 16 Core Neural Engine, 5-core GPU, New Display Engine that enables smooth transitions and Always on display.
It also features 6GB of faster LPDDR5 RAM, 128GB of storage on the base model, faster 30W wired charging, stronger MagSafe magnets, better battery life, a 48 MP camera with a quad pixel sensor and WiFi 6E support.
Apple’s iPhone 14 Pro Max features a 6.7-inch Super Retina display with the new Dynamic Island camera/notification pill shape, A16 Bionic chip, 6GB of faster LPDDR5 RAM, 128GB of storage on the base model, faster 30W wired charging, stronger MagSafe magnets, better battery life, a 48 MP camera and WiFi 6E support.
iPhone 14 Pro will be available for pre-order on September 9th and be available in September 17th.
The iPhone 14 Pro starts at $999 and the iPhone 14 Pro Max starts at $1099.
Finally at the end of the iPhone 14 presentation, Apple showed us the new iPhones inline with existing iPhones, did you spot the oddity? The iPhone 12 and iPhone 13 start at the exact same price of $599. More specifically, the 5.4-inch iPhone 13 mini starts at the same price as the 6.1-inch iPhone 12. So Apple has axed the iPhone 12 mini, resulting in only the iPhone 13 mini as the only mini phone available.