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Apple iPhone 14 Pro is RATTLING, users complain

Some of the early buyers of iPhone 14 Pro or iPhone 14 Pro Max have reported issues with the rear camera.

| Updated on: Sep 19 2022, 22:09 IST
iPhone 14 Pro Max: It is HERE, and we take a quick look
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1/6 The iPhone 14 Pro Max brings a new 48MP main camera in addition to the new 12MP ultrawide camera and the same old 12MP 3X telephoto camera. The front 12MP camera has an autofocus lens system.  (Amritanshu / HT Tech)
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2/6 The iPhone 14 Pro Max retains almost the same design as the iPhone 13 Pro Max. The Deep Purple colour variant is the new colour this here; we have got the Gold version with us. (Amritanshu / HT Tech)
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3/6 The iPhone 14 Pro Max uses the new 4nm A16 Bionic chip that promises marginal performance gains over the A15 Bionic. AnTuTu scores show a performance gain of 28 percent in graphics and 19 percent in CPU. (Amritanshu / HT Tech)
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4/6 iPhone 14 Pro Max has a 6.7-inch OLED display with a variable refresh rate of 1Hz-120Hz. The 1Hz mode allows for an Always On Display for the first time on an iPhone and you can see your widgets as well as wallpaper. Peak brightness levels go up to 2000 nits. (Amritanshu / HT Tech)
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5/6 iPhone 14 Pro Max gets rid of the notch in favour of a pill-shaped Dynamic Island. Other than masking the cutouts, it changes shape to accommodate the icons and widgets. (Amritanshu / HT Tech)
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6/6 The iPhone 14 Pro Max starts at a price of Rs. 139,900 in India for the 128GB variant and goes up to Rs. 189,900 for the 1TB version.  (Amritanshu / HT Tech)
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In a nasty surprise, the iPhone 14 Pro camera was shaking and rattling. (Amritanshu / HT Tech)

The premium and the most awaited phones of the year - iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max - have finally made their debut. These two Pro models got some notable upgrades including Dynamic Island, 48MP camera and even a new chip. However, now there seems to be a problem with the fancy new camera. It is being reported by users that the camera was actually shaking and rattling.

Concerned iPhone 14 Pro users reported the issues on Twitter, Reddit, and TikTok. However, the reports suggested that the issue with the camera is linked to third-party apps such as Snapchat, TikTok, and Instagram, while the issue doesn't appear to affect the in-built camera. "So I've been experiencing my camera shaking uncontrollably whenever I open Snapchat or use the camera for Instagram. However, I don't run into any issues when I use the regular camera app? Is this hardware or an issue with 3rd party apps?" one of the iPhone 14 Pro user complained on Reddit.

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"Picked up my new iPhone 14 pro yesterday and intermittently get ois camera shake (by shake I mean can see and hear it shaking) in Snapchat," another user showed the concerns. A few other users echoed the same issues while using the rear camera with Snapchat, Instagram, and TikTok.

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YouTuber Luke Miani has also shared his experience while sharing a video showing the issue on one of the iPhone 14 Pro Max units suggesting the main lens on the device vibrating uncontrollably.

What caused the iPhone 14 Pro camera issues?

The reason behind the camera shaking issues on the iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Max is not clear. However, a 9to5Mac report suggests that “Because this iPhone 14 Pro camera shaking/rattling problem is only affecting the camera in third-party apps, it's almost certainly a software bug of some sort. It is likely that these third-party apps weren't prepared for the iPhone 14 Pro camera changes.” The report further suggests that it is possibly related to the optical image stabilization which is causing the rattling sound on the camera module. For now, there is no fix to the issue.

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First Published Date: 19 Sep, 22:09 IST