The iPhone 14 Pro has always-on display

The iPhone 14 Pro It’s the first smartphone with an always-on screen. Yes, this feature has been around for years Android But only for some functions (time, date and in some cases, to show some notifications), but Apple’s next premium phone will be the first to display content on its full screen, even when locked. Yes, it will stop being a black rectangle.

The rumored Always On Screen (Always On Display, as this technology is known, or AOD) is new The iPhone 14 Pro is one of the most exciting features announced for the upcoming Apple flagship. and a new source discovered by 9to5Mac Not only do they confirm this, but they also show how it can improve upon existing AODs on competitor phones.

Evidence of ever-present visual support already exists iOS 16But now 9to5Mac has found some additional important evidence. All iOS 16 wallpapers offer a new “Idle” status It darkens and saturates the normal image. It is activated when the screen is turned off when the phone is locked.

AOD of iPhone 14 Pro

The always-on display feature was previously rumored for the smartphone lineup. iPhone 13But it’s not coming to 2021 iPhones. Those rumors are back with a vengeance for the iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max coming this fall. According to Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman, the Always On Display feature is said to bring iOS 16’s lock screen widgets that show weather, calendars, stocks, activities, and more. Like him Apple WatchThis feature prevents sensitive data from appearing on your lock screen for everyone to see. In addition to iOS 16 widgets, the always-on display will also show the time, date, and an indicator for unread notifications.

LAlways-on displays have been common on top Android phones for years, so we’ve been waiting a long time for Apple to catch up. With evidence like this and claims from respected leakers, the iPhone 14 Pro finally looks like the iPhone it will be at launch, and may go a step further by displaying a full wallpaper instead of a black screen with widgets.

however, We don’t expect this feature to come to the base iPhone 14That’s because, like the iPhone 13, it doesn’t have the advanced adaptive refresh rate needed to produce efficient AOT. The standard iPhone 14 and the new iPhone 14 Max model lack a telephoto camera like previous generations. Hopefully it will also power the Pro models, possibly from the new A16 Bionic chip.

Other rumored improvements for the Pro model Includes a new 48 MP main camera the rear, and a redesigned notch made of tablet and hole-shaped cutouts. For all the leaks and rumors so far, check out our iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Pro rumor hubs.

The iPhone 14 Pro and its sibling Max ditch the notch or ‘notch’ in favor of a strange arrangement that includes one circular cutout and the other a pill-shaped one. Neatly arranged in a line. Whether it looks cool is debatable, but it certainly hasn’t been attempted by a smartphone manufacturer.

Display supply chain expert Rose Young, who has a fairly accurate track record with Apple’s display-related predictions, tweeted what appears to be an engineering template for the iPhone 14 Pro model. There are two distinct cutouts, a design we haven’t seen on a phone before. Samsung offers many phones with the same circular cutout. Motorola has a phone with two separate camera points, and Huawei has stayed true to its tablet-shaped design for the past few years. But the two elements are never mixed in this way.

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