Design And Screen Of IPhone 14 Pro
It seems that all the leaks and rumors are true: Apple has finally done away with the screen notch with iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max. Instead, there is a single pill-shaped screen with a notch.
Considering that many of the best Android phones have camera cutouts with a hole, you might think that a pill shape would look silly. But there’s enhanced functionality here in the form of the dynamic island.
That’s the clever name Apple has given the cutout, which can expand across software and graphics to convey a range of alerts, from confirming that AirPods are properly plugged in, to indicating that the phone has started charging, and expanding to show certain background activity; it becomes an island when music is playing.
As for the screen itself, the sizes remain 6.1 inches and 6.7 inches for the iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max, respectively. But not only are the edges slimmer but a new LTPO panel is used to lower the refresh rate from 120 Hz to 1 Hz. This can reduce battery life even when the new Always-on Display is enabled, which shows notifications and information even when the phone is locked, without having to lift the iPhone or tap the screen.
And for people who like to see things like theatre pieces on their iPhones, iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max can now achieve a brightness of 1,600 nits with a maximum brightness of 2,000 nits for outdoor use. That’s brighter than the mighty Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra.
The rest of the design of the iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max is largely the same as the iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max. The edges remain flat and, as before, are made of stainless steel.