Apple’s Far Out Keynote, which introduced the iPhone 14 and other items on September 7, 2022, confirmed months of rumours. The range comprises the Apple’s New iPhone 14, 14 Plus, 14 Pro, and 14 Pro Max. Alongside these phones, new Apple Watches series 8 and airpods pro 2 make for an intriguing testing period.
We’re delighted everything’s out now. The iPhone 14 Plus is an intriguing debut if you wanted a huge, cheaper iPhone. This page provides all the details you need to know. What’s new?
- 1 iPhone 14 Updates
- 2 iPhone 14/14 Plus camera features
- 3 Apple Watch Series 8 Watch 8 Ultra: What’s New?
- 4 AirPods Pro 2 update:
iPhone 14 Updates
Apple’s new iPhone 14 has various upgrades. New iPhones will have 6GB of RAM, up from the iPhone 13’s 4GB. New phone claims “all-day” battery life.
iPhone 14 runs iOS 16. (Older phones will also be updated.)
iPhone 14’s 12MP camera sports a bigger sensor and wider aperture. The updated smartphone has a better selfie camera with autofocus. New modes enhance low-light photography and moving-subject video.
The iPhone 14 incorporates crash detection and SOS. Your phone will call emergency services and warn your emergency contacts if it detects a major automobile collision. Emergency SOS helps you connect with aid and transmit data in low-connectivity areas.
The iPhone 14 comes in 6.1-inch and 6.7-inch models. Apple ditched the iPhone Mini this year, so these are the only two sizes.
iPhone 14 costs $799; iPhone 14 Plus costs $899. Preorders start Sept. 9. The iPhone 14 releases on Sept. 16 and the 14 Plus on Oct. 7.
Several carriers will provide iPhone 14 discounts, including trade-in credits and new customer incentives. Read our article on switching carriers to learn more.
iPhone 14/14 Plus camera features
The new iPhone 14 looks similar to the iPhone 13. Both iPhones have exterior shells comparable to the 2020 and 2021 versions. Apple improved and added functionality. The iPhone 14 features a 6.1-inch screen, while the 14 Plus has 6.7 inches.
The iPhone 14 and 14 Plus use last year’s A15 Bionic processor. Apple’s 14 and 14 Plus are 18% quicker than the 13. The A16 Bionic processor is exclusive to the iPhone 14 Pro and 14 Pro Max.
Apple has released Mini versions of the main iPhone for the previous two years, but not the iPhone 14 Mini.
Both phones include a 12-megapixel sensor and a wide-angle lens with a quicker aperture for images and videos. Photonic Engine processes images differently on the iPhone 14.
Front-facing TrueDepth camera receives f/1.9 lens. Apple introduced Action mode for video stabilisation. It keeps films smooth whether you’re walking or moving while filming.
iPhone 14 price/availability
Given how similar the iPhone 14 and 13 are, it’s not surprising that the basic 128GB model costs $799 / £779 / AU$1,399.
Pre-orders begin September 9; retail is September 16.
Apple Watch Series 8 Watch 8 Ultra: What’s New?
Apple Watch Series 8’s S8 processor improves performance. Always-on display and new watch faces are included. In low-power mode, the Apple Watch 8’s battery life can last 36 hours. It’s swim-proof, dust-proof, and crack-resistant.
Apple Watch 8 detects automobile crashes like iPhone 14.
Apple Watch 8 contains a heart sensor, ECG sensor, blood oxygen sensor, and body temperature sensor. The temperature sensor is marketed as a women’s health tool to measure ovulation and other monthly variations. Apple assured customers that their cycle tracking data is secure and encrypted amid privacy concerns.
Apple Watch 8 is 41mm and 45mm. Nike and Hermes will offer new watch band alternatives in stainless steel and aluminium. The GPS model costs $399 while the cellular model (with international roaming) costs $499.
Apple Watch 8 Ultra is designed for athletes and adventurers. It lasts 36 hours with ordinary use or 60 hours with the soon-to-be-released battery optimization mode. Titanium alloy improves impact resistance. It has a brighter display and second speaker for enhanced outside sound and visibility. Apple says it’s suited for swimming and diving.
The Apple Watch Ultra’s GPS feature helps with outdoor navigation. There’s also an action button for marking training parts.
Apple Watch 8 Ultra’s screen is 47mm. $799. Pre-orders begin today, with a Sept. 23 release date.
Watch Series 8 Watch 8 Ultra Price and availability of apple
There’s not much difference between the Apple Watch 8 and Ultra. The Apple Watch 8 debuts September 16 and the Ultra on September 23.
Apple Watch 8 GPS costs $399 and cellular costs $499. Prices vary by watch strap and Apple Watch 8 size (41mm or 45mm).
The 49mm Apple Watch Ultra costs $799/AU$1,299 and features cellular connection.
The Apple Watch Ultra is simpler, but the Apple Watch 8 is cheaper, even with cellular.
AirPods Pro 2 update:
Apple AirPods Pro 2 will include an enhanced wireless chip, the H2 chip, for better audio. AirPods 2 Pro include a low-distortion driver for crisper audio. Plus, your iPhone’s camera can evaluate your ear structure for bespoke sound.
Apple AirPods Pro 2 provide superior noise cancelling than the prior generation.
The AirPods Pro 2 look identical to the first iteration, but Apple added touch controls. Extra-small ear tips are also available. The case contains a new lanyard loop and built-in speaker to help discover it if misplaced.
$249 buys AirPods Pro 2. Pre-orders begin Sept. 9 and delivery begins Sept. 23.
Price and availability of apple airpods pro 2
The new AirPods Pro (2nd Generation) will be available worldwide on September 23.
The original Apple AirPods Pro launched roughly three years ago, so an upgrade is due.
AirPods Pro’s pricing hasn’t changed, thankfully (2nd Generation). You can still buy them for $249 (AU$399), the same price as three years ago.