All four iPhone 14 models feature dual sensors for ambient light for the first time, according to Apple’s technical specifications for the hardware.

iPhone 14 Pro back camera
according to Take CrunchMatthew PanzarinoAll iPhone 14 models are equipped with a new ambient light sensor on the back of the hardware, while previous iPhone models only had a single ambient light sensor above the display. Panzarino said the sensor helps adjust screen brightness and determine exposure for the rear camera system.

In his review of the iPhone 14 Pro for MashableStan Schroeder said he held the iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro side by side against bright light, then immediately went into a dark room, and found that the 14 Pro was more responsive in adapting the screen brightness.

This is just one of several small hardware changes on the iPhone 14 models, with another one being Improved GPS accuracy on Pro models.

Related stories

Apple unveils iPhone 14 Pro with dynamic island, always-on display, 48-megapixel camera, and more

Apple today announced the iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max, featuring “Dynamic Island” to display alerts and activity in a new way, a brighter display with always-on functionality, the A16 Bionic chip, a more advanced camera system, new color options and more. iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max offer “Dynamic Island” thanks to a redesigned TrueDepth camera array that takes …

iPhone 14 Pro gets a new bump in the camera

Apple’s iPhone 14 Pro models are set to have a larger set of rear cameras, according to several recent reports. The iPhone 14 Pro concept is introduced by Ian Zelbo based on the alleged leaked information, and Apple has gradually increased the size of the iPhone’s rear camera cover over time as the device transitioned from a single, small and wide lens on the iPhone 5S to a large square lens. …

The iPhone 14 Pro screen is twice as bright when you’re outdoors in the sunlight

Fri Sep 9 2022, 6:55AM PDT by Sami Fathi

Have you ever been outside and found yourself unable to use your iPhone because it’s too dim in the bright sun? For those upgrading to Apple’s latest high-end models, the iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max can get noticeably brighter when used outdoors in sunlight, thanks to their more advanced displays. iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max feature Super Retina XDR technology that displays …

Kuo: iPhone 14 Pro models get a new ultra-wide camera with better low-light sensitivity

Pro models in Apple’s soon-to-be-announced iPhone 14 series will feature a new Ultra Wide camera with a larger sensor for better low-light sensitivity, but the technology will come with a significant cost increase, respected analyst Ming-Chi Kuo predicts. In his recent tweet, Kuo said that the two iPhone 14 Pro models will have an Ultra Wide sensor with 1.4μm larger pixels compared to…

Camera upgrades for all iPhone 14 models: Everything we know

The iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Pro models are rumored to include several significant camera upgrades. Contrary to rumors of color options, reports about upcoming iPhone camera technology tend to be fairly accurate, with camera component supply chains often revealing specific information prior to the device’s release date. The iPhone 14 concept is presented by Ian Zelbo based on the alleged leaked information in …

Don’t buy iPhone 13 Pro now: ‘iPhone 14 Pro’ models are imminent

The iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max are expected to be replaced by the iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max at Apple’s event as early as next month, which means most customers should hold off on buying a new iPhone until then. iPhone 14 Pro models are expected to feature features like thinner bezels and a “pill and punch-hole” TrueDepth camera array design instead of…

Apple highlights the iPhone 14 Pro’s car crash detection feature and more in a new ad

Apple today shared its first announcement of the iPhone 14 Pro, highlighting new features like car crash detection, an upgraded rear camera system with a 48MP main lens, and an always-on display with the new Dynamic Island feature. “iPhone 14 Pro comes with crash detection, a vital new safety feature that can detect a serious car accident and automatically call for help, even when you can’t,” …

iPhone 14 Pro delivery estimates start to slide into October

Shortly after Apple began accepting pre-orders for all four iPhone 14 models, delivery estimates began appearing in October at its online store in the US and select other countries. Exact availability varies by configuration required. Several customers who were able to resolve issues with the Apple online store and place an order quickly were set to deliver on launch day. iPhone 14, …

popular stories

Apple confirms that iOS 16 battery percentage display is not available on some iPhone models

Tuesday Sep 13, 2022 1:00am PDT by Sami Fathi

After the public release of iOS 16, Apple confirmed that users of older generation iPhone models will miss the ability to show their iPhone battery percentage right in the status bar. In an updated support document, Apple says that the new battery percentage display is not available on the iPhone XR, iPhone 11, iPhone 12 mini, and iPhone 13 mini. Apple does not provide…

16 hidden iOS 16 features you didn’t know

Tue Sep 13 2022, 11:55am PDT by Sami Fathi

Apple this week released iOS 16, the latest version of iOS with a new customizable lock screen, major new additions for Messages, improvements to Mail, Maps, and more. Other than the major features, there are a number of quality of life changes, improvements, and new capabilities built into iOS 16 that help improve the iPhone experience. We have listed 16 hidden features and changes…

iOS 16.1 Adds Battery Percentage to iPhone 13 Mini, iPhone 12 Mini, iPhone XR and iPhone 11 Status Bar

Wed Sep 14, 2022 at 11:12am PDT by Julie Clover

In iOS 16, Apple updated the battery icon on iPhones with Face ID to display the exact battery percentage instead of just a visual representation of the battery level. At launch, this feature did not include the iPhone 13 mini, iPhone 12 mini, iPhone XR, or iPhone 11, but according to multiple reports from MacRumors forums and Twitter, all of these iPhones now support the feature….

Kuo: iPhone 14 Plus pre-orders worse than iPhone 13 Mini, product strategy ‘failed’

The iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Plus both saw “poor” pre-order results, suggesting that Apple’s positioning of the two new standard models may have failed, according to Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. In his latest post on Medium, Kuo explained that the iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max have seen “neutral” and “good” pre-order results…

iOS 16 Features and Exclusive Changes for Newer iPhones

Tue Sep 13, 2022 6:41AM PDT by Sami Fathi

Apple this week released iOS 16 to the public, the latest version of its iOS operating system with major changes and new features, including a customizable lock screen, the ability to edit and unsend messages, and more. The biggest iOS 16 features, such as a custom lock screen, will be available on all devices supported by the latest version. However, the other features of iOS 16…

Dynamic Island games are available on iPhone 14 Pro

iPhone 14 Pro has a new smart dynamic island that hides the front TrueDepth camera hardware, and third-party app developers are already experimenting with ways to take advantage of the new iPhone capabilities. Apple allows third party developers to create Dynamic Island experiences, which may end up including games. Chris Smolka, the developer behind apps like…