Apple event held its “Far Out” event on 7th September 2022 where it introduced numerous products, namely:
- iPhone 14
- iPhone 14 Plus
- iPhone 14 Pro
- iPhone 14 Pro Max
- Apple Watch Series 8
- Apple Watch Pro
- Apple Watch SE
- AirPods Pro
Let us now compare Apple’s new products with other products in the market:
iPhone 14 Pro vs iPhone 13 Pro
|Factors||iPhone 14 Pro Max||iPhone 13 Pro Max|
|Screen size||6.7 inches||6.7 inches|
|Refresh rate||120Hz||10-120 Hz|
|CPU||A16 Bionic||A15 Bionic|
|Storage||128GB, 256GB, 512GB, 1TB||128GB, 256GB, 512GB, 1TB|
|Rear camera||48MP main||12MP main; 12MP ultrawide, 12MP telephoto|
|Colors||Deep purple, gold, silver, space black||Graphite, gold, silver, blue, green|
- iPhone 14 Pro max has an A16 bionic chip whereas the iPhone 13 Pro Max has an A15 bionic chip.
- iPhone 14 Pro Max has a dynamic island and iPhone 13 Pro Max does not.
- Similarly the new product has a 48MP ultra wide camera while the older one has a 12MP ultra wide camera.
- The new iPhone 14 Pro Max has crash detection and emergency SOS via satellite, both of which are not present in the older phones.
- The older version does not have an action mode or photonic engine, in contrast to the newer product.
iPhone 14 vs iPhone 13
|Factors||iPhone 14||iPhone 13|
|Display||Super retina XDR display||Super retina XDR display|
|Rear camera||Dual 12MP||Dual 12MP|
|Base Storage||128 GB||128 GB|
|Chip||A15 Bionic Soc (5-core)||A15 Bionic SOc (4-core)|
- The new iPhone 14 has the same DNA as the iPhone 13 does.
- The volume buttons, power buttons, switch and speak cutouts are in the same location as before.
- Apple introduced the 5-core A15 chip in iPhone 14 whereas the iPhone 13 has the 4-core A15 chip. This upgrade has allowed Apple to include many features in the newer model.
- Camera settings have changed by introducing an autofocus capability in the iPhone 14 model. Other than this though, everything else is similar to the iPhone 13 model.
AirPods Pro vs AirPods 3
|S. No.||AirPods 3||AirPods Pro|
|1||Skin detect sensor||In ear design + silicone ear tips|
|2||Sweat and water resistance earbuds and charging case||Sweat and water resistance earbuds|
|3||Up To four hours of talk time||Upto 3.5 hours of talk time|
|4||Upto 6 hours of listening time||Upto 4.5 hours of listening time|
|5||Upto 30 hours of listening time while using the charger||More than 24 hours of listening time using the charger|
|6||Upto 20 hours of talk time using the charger||More than 18 hours of talk time using the charger|
|7||–||Three silicone sizes|
|9||–||Active noise cancellation|
|12||–||Dual optical sensors|
- AirPods Pro are larger than the previous design and have to be fit in by pushing them into the ear canal.
- The silicone earbuds provide better music quality.
- AirPods Pro also has a new feature of active noise cancellation which reduces the external noises for a better music experience.
- The new model uses dual optical sensors to see if the airpods are in the user’s ears or not instead of using the skin detection that the older version does.
Apple watch series 8 vs Apple watch series 7
|S. No.||Apple watch series 7||Apple watch series 8|
|1||S7 Chip||S8 Chip|
|2||Heart sensor, ECG checks, blood oxygen sensor||Heart sensor, ECG checks, body temperature sensor, ovulation estimates, blood oxygen sensor|
|3||Aluminum casing in blue, red, starlight, midnight or green||Aluminum casing in silver, starlight, red, midnight|
|4||Stainless steel casing in gold, graphite or silver||Stainless steel casing in gold, graphite or silver|
|5||Titanium casing in space black or titanium||Crash detection|
- The new model has an option of crash detection.
- The people who do not wish to buy the new iPhone 14 series can buy the new Apple Watch series 8 for utilizing the option of crash detection.
- Women who wish to track their ovulation cycles can go for this option.
- Many apple users though would not be able to justify wanting to upgrade from series 7 to series 8.
The new Apple products have a lot of different features. While Apple has tried its best to provide the customers with a versatile base of features, many people would agree to just go for the older versions since the excess of features in the new models, does not mean the deficit of features in the previous models.