iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max users set to get this massive GIFT from Apple

    Apple will offer more control over their iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max smartphone's always-on display with their latest iOS beta.
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    | Updated on: Nov 16 2022, 15:55 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)
    iPhone 14 Pro Max
    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)
    Apple iPhone 14 Pro Max
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    The upcoming iOS 16.2 update includes feature that will let users hide the wallpaper and notifications while using always-on display. (Amritanshu / HT Tech)

    American tech giant Apple will offer much greater control over their iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max smartphone's always-on display with their latest iOS beta. This gift also likely comes as a reaction by Apple to user comments and demands. 

    According to The Verge, the latest developer beta for the upcoming iOS 16.2 includes toggles that let users hide the wallpaper and notifications while using the feature, as per reports from MacRumors and 9to5Mac.

    Turning off both with always-on activated will make it so the user just sees a clock and their lockscreen widgets when the phone is locked.

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    Currently, on iOS, it's all or nothing as users can have the always-on display that'll show wallpaper and notifications, or they can turn it off, leaving the phone's screen blank when it's locked and asleep, reported The Verge.

    Since its launch, the iPhone 14 Pro's always-on display has struck some as a little odd. While there are indeed some people that enjoy having their wallpaper always glowing at them (with accurate colours, despite the dimmed appearance), others find it to be a bit distracting.

    As per The Verge, it seems like Apple's heard that feedback and is working on making that a reality, though it is worth noting that a feature showing up in a beta version isn't 100 per cent confirmation that it'll ship in the final OS. 

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    First Published Date: 16 Nov, 15:55 IST
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