Although the iPhone 14 Pro Max has been released for a while now, the hype is still going on. It can be said iPhone 14 Pro max that the latest updates on the iPhone 14 Pro Max is also designed for long-term use. As a result, we have compiled all the major features of the iPhone 14 Pro Max here in one place.
What’s new in the iPhone 14 Pro Max?
Apple A16 Bionic Chipset
The iPhone 14 Pro Max uses the new A16 Bionic chipset, claimed to be the most powerful chip ever in a smartphone with 6GB RAM, 128GB initial capability, and smooth performance that supports long-term use.
120Hz Refresh Rate
The smooth-processing chipset is equipped with faster performance, where ProMotion display technology supports a refresh rate of up to 120Hz, and automatically adjusts according to the content displayed. A smooth performance that’s more than enough for a smartphone.
Supports 5G / eSim / Wi-Fi 6 / magSafe with an IP68 rating for dust resistance
Connectivity that is made for the present and the future, including 5G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.3, NFC, GPS, GLONASS, and a digital compass. It also supports magSafe charging of 15W (Qi 7.5W faster), Fast Charge technology (which requires purchase of a separate adapter), as well as is water and dust resistant with a rating of IP68. Thus, making the iPhone 14 Pro Max a model that is durable for longer use.
Super Retina XDR
The iPhone 14 Pro Max’s screen continues to maintain its top-tier quality in the market. It features a 6.7-inch Super Retina XDR OLED display, 2796-by-1290-pixel resolution, and a peak brightness of 2000 nits which allows better display under strong sunlight.
Always On Display (AOD)
The iPhone 14 Pro Max features an always-on display for the first time on iPhone, where the screen will not turn off completely, but will keep the lock screen background dimmed and visible even when the phone is idle, with a rate of 1% battery consumption per hour.
48MP | f/1.78 Main Camera
Considered to be a major camera upgrade that will certainly meet the needs of those that have interest in photography more than before. Featuring a 48MP f/1.78 camera with second generation sensor-shift stabilization, which is particularly effective when shooting with ProRAW resolution to retain more details under every light condition. In the case of low-light or night photography, the camera is detailed enough to the point where you would not even have to rely on the built-in night mode feature. As for the front camera, it has been adapted to use Pixel Focus, a new system which also supports Auto Focus.
Cinematic Mode / Action Mode
For video recording, the iPhone 14 Pro Max is able to record a resolution of up to 2.8K, and features Cinematic Mode to add more realism and richness to the video, both in terms of image detail and focus. The most outstanding feature is the Action Mode, a stabilization mode which incorporates EIS techniques to make videos more stable than before – even during handheld shooting.
The most noticeable upgrade is the change from a front camera notch to the Dynamic Island, which can display app usage, alerts and activities such as streaming music, general notifications, battery charge, AirDrop transfers, Bluetooth device connections or Face ID scanning. Thus, improving the overall UI in terms of usability and design. This has also triggered many Android app developers to try and imitate the features of the Dynamic Island.
So… Is this iPhone 14 Pro Max worth it, and who is it suitable for?
The iPhone 14 Pro Max is a model in the Pro series that has upgraded from various angles, with new and interesting features such as the Dynamic Island, Always On Display, performance of the new A16 Bionic chipset, upgraded rear camera sensors and sharpness, or the Action Mode feature which sets a new standard for current smartphones. Although the battery is smaller in size as compared to the iPhone 13 Pro Max, it is more than enough to last the whole day. Furthermore, it also supports fast-charging eliminating any problems of battery running out. Suitable for those that like photography and videography, those that are interested in new features and would like a phone that’s durable to use for many more years to come.