iPhone 14 Plus, iOS 16.1, what all is coming from Apple in 2022

iPhone 14 Plus, iOS 16.1, and more- Know what more is on the Apple platter in 2022.

| Updated on: Sep 25 2022, 13:50 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)
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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Know what can Apple announce in the upcoming months of 2022. (AFP)

The month of September has seen several new launches from Apple. From iPhone 14 series, Apple Watch series, 8, AirPods Pro 2, to more, the company announced the launch of these products on September 7 at its Far out event. However, these products were made available to the consumers later in the month. Three of the iPhone 14 Series models that is iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Pro, iPhone 14 Pro Max along with Apple Watch Series 8, and a new Apple Watch SE were made available last week on September 16. While the Apple Watch Ultra and the AirPods Pro 2 were made available this Friday, September 22.

While on the software front, Apple released iOS 16, and WatchOS 9 on September 12. After the launch of iOS 16, the company has even released two updates of the same, addressing the bugs and other issues. Now with so much already on offer, Apple fans are expecting a few more things to be made available in 2022. Will the month of October too come with a surprise for Apple fans? Here is what the rumours suggest.

iPhone 14 Plus to be available from October 7

As already stated, iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Pro, and iPhone 14 Pro Max were made available to everyone on September 16, but iPhone 14 Plus was kept waiting. Apple at its Far Out event informed that the iPhone 14 Plus will be put on sale starting October 7 without stating the reason behind the delay. Priced at Rs. 89,900, iPhone 14 Plus will come with a 6.7-inch display, A15 Bionic chip, improved cameras and more. The phone will also support car crash detection, emergency texting via satellite in the U.S. and Canada, among others.

iOS 16.1 coming soon

Apple has already released iOS 16.1 for the developers for the testing purposes. According to the leaks and reports, iOS 16.1 is said to bring several changes to the iPhone like adding battery percentage to iPhone 13 Mini Status Bar, Clean Energy Charging option, Live Activities will come to the Lock Screen and Dynamic Island, and more. Though the release date of iOS 16 is not yet known, it is expected to come later this year.

Emergency SOS via satellite to be available in November

Apple at its Far Out event informed that the Emergency SOS via satellite will be available starting in the US and Canada in November, and the service will be included for free for two years with the activation of iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Plus. The Emergency SOS via satellite can be used by the users of the iPhone 14 models to text emergency services when you are out of cellular and Wi-Fi coverage.

One more Apple event in October

According to reports and leaks, Apple is expected to organise another event in the month of October to announce new iPad and Mac models. Apple is expected to announce new iPad Pro models with the M2 chip, a redesigned 10th-generation entry-level iPad, and more. However, there is no official information about the date and the event itself.

iPadOS 16 and macOS Ventura

iPadOS 16 and macOS Ventura can also be released in October. However, the release date of the same is not yet known.

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First Published Date: 25 Sep, 13:49 IST