Apple last Friday introduced the iPhone 14 Plus, a new 6.7-inch device that replaces the prior-generation iPhone 13 mini. The iPhone 14 Plus marks the first time that Apple has sold a more affordable larger-screened iPhone that is not classified as a “Pro” model since the company started debuting four smartphones at a time.
MacRumors editor Dan Barbera spent a full week using the iPhone 14 Plus to see how it fits in Apple’s iPhone 14 lineup and whether it’s worth considering over other iPhone 14 options.
The iPhone 14 Plus is an iPhone 14 but with a bigger battery and a bigger screen. It has no features that are not available in the iPhone 14, so it’s worth picking up only if you want that larger screen.
At $899, it’s $200 cheaper than the iPhone 14 Pro Max, but it lacks ProMotion display technology, an always-on display, a faster processor, and more advanced camera technology including a 48-megapixel Main lens and a Telephoto lens. If you don’t care about these features, you can save $200 by picking the Plus over the Pro Max, but if you want all the bells and whistles, it’s not worth the savings.
Make sure to watch the full video to see Dan’s thoughts, and let us know what you think of the iPhone 14 Plus in the comments below.
Five New Features Coming to Your iPhone With iOS 16.1 Later This Month
In a few weeks, Apple will release iOS 16.1 for all compatible iPhones, marking the first major update to the iOS 16 operating system since its public release in September.
With iOS 16.1, Apple is bringing several new changes, features, and bug fixes to iPhone users. We’ve highlighted five noteworthy changes below. iOS 16.1 is currently still in beta testing with developers and public beta…
What to Expect From Apple Through October: New iPad Pro, iOS 16.1, and More
While it looks increasingly likely that Apple will not be holding an October event this year, the company still has a lot on its agenda this month, with multiple new product launches and software releases expected over the coming weeks.
With the iPhone 14 Plus launch in the rearview mirror, we have recapped what else to expect from Apple through the remainder of October below.
These 10 U.S. States Will Let You Add Your Driver’s License to Your iPhone
Earlier this year, Apple launched a feature allowing residents of participating U.S. states to add their driver’s license or state ID to the Wallet app on the iPhone and Apple Watch, providing a convenient and contactless way to display proof of identity or age.
As we wait for IDs in the Wallet app to expand to additional U.S. states, here is everything you need to know about how the feature …
iPadOS 16 Expected to Launch in Final Week of October
Apple plans to release iPadOS 16.1 in the final week of October, barring any new software bugs or issues, according to Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman.
In a tweet today, Gurman said iPadOS 16.1 is on track to be released the week of October 24. Apple will likely release iOS 16.1 at the same time as iPadOS 16.1 given that the latest beta of each update have the same build number.
Given the delay,…
Apple Releases iOS 16.0.3 With Fixes for Notification Delays, CarPlay Microphone Levels, and More
Apple today released iOS 16.0.3, a minor bug fix update that comes a few weeks after the launch of the iOS 16 operating system. The iOS 16.0.3 update follows iOS 16.0.2, software that addressed a number of launch day bugs on the iPhone 14 models.
The iOS 16.0.3 update can be downloaded on eligible iPhones over-the-air by going to Settings > General > Software Update.
According to Apple’s…
Apple Employees at Unionized Maryland Store Denied Latest Benefits Provided to Non-Union Workers
Apple does not plan to provide recently announced employee perks to workers at a Maryland store who have unionized, reports Bloomberg. Apple this week announced plans to offer employees additional funds for education and new health care features in some states, but unionized employees at the Towson, Maryland Apple Store will not receive these benefits.
Towson workers were told that the store …
Google’s New Pixel Watch vs. Apple Watch Series 8
Google last week unveiled the Pixel Watch, a Wear OS-based smart watch that has a round display and a suite of health tracking features. We picked up a Pixel Watch and thought we’d compare it to Apple’s newest flagship wristworn device, the Apple Watch Series 8.
Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. Since the Apple Watch launched in 2015, Apple has not strayed from a…
Meta Debuts $1500 ‘Quest Pro’ Mixed Reality Headset Ahead of Apple’s 2023 AR/VR Device
Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg today announced the launch of the Meta Quest Pro, a new $1500 mixed reality headset that’s aimed at “making the metaverse a reality.” The Meta Quest Pro has several features that are rumored for Apple’s AR/VR headset, which we are expecting to see launch next year.
The mixed reality headset incorporates both augmented and virtual reality, and it is equipped with…
Here Are the Best Apple Deals You Can Still Get Before Amazon Prime Early Access Ends
Amazon Prime Early Access is coming to a close later today, so we’re quickly recapping all of the best Apple deals that are still live on Amazon right now. Shipping may be slightly delayed, but all of the products listed below remain at some of the lowest prices we’ve ever seen.
Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with Amazon. When you click a link and make a purchase, we may receive a…
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