- Apple’s big September press event took place on Wednesday – September 7
- Apple announced the new iPhone 14 lineup along with updates to a few other products, like Apple Watch and AirPods
- The Cupertino-based company also introduced a new satellite connectivity feature for emergencies
Surviving on iPhone 14 accidental leaks and rumors for over a year, we finally witnessed Apple introducing the much-awaited iPhone 14 lineup on Wednesday. Apple kept its promise to release the iPhone 14 on September 7, 2022, along with multiple other products. Since Apple announced the iPhone 14 release date, users have been eagerly waiting for the live broadcast of the Far Out event.
While there were other product launches and updates, the star of the show was the iPhone 14 lineup. Pre-orders begin Friday, September 9, with availability beginning Friday, September 16.
So, while you wait for pre-orders to start, here’s a quick rundown of everything announced at Apple’s Far Out event.
What Was Announced at the Far Out Event?
If you didn’t have the time to tune into Apple’s live broadcast, we’ve covered everything from the event for your convenience.
Let’s get started.
The iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Plus
Of course, the iPhone 14 Plus, iPhone 14, and iPhone 14 Pro were the stars of the show.
The new releases ensure Apple fans can buy a larger iPhone without the high price tag. The iPhone 14 has a 6.1-inch display, while the iPhone 14 Plus features a 6.7-inch large display. Besides having a large screen, both these iPhones pack long hours of battery life.
Apple decided to launch this year’s iPhone models with the same chip as last year’s iPhone 13 Pro. While having the same A15 Bionic chip can be a disappointment, it is a high-performing chip.
The iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Plus also feature a new camera system with a 12 MP primary camera. They both have faster apertures, improved sensors, and bigger pixels. Besides, the front camera has autofocus capabilities. Another new feature is also introduced that lets users keep videos stable while moving.
An exciting addition to the iPhone 14 lineup is the all-new digital e-SIM card replacing the traditional physical SIM card.
iPhone 14 Pro
The iPhone 14 Pro models are the most premium iPhone line at the moment. In the Pro models, we’ll see the polarizing notch redesigned and replaced with a pill-shaped one.
The Pro models will also include a new feature called the dynamic island, allowing you to use interactive widgets on your lock screen. It will also offer access to music controls and a timer.
AirPods Pro 2 ($249)
Apple also introduced the all-new wireless earbuds, AirPods Pro 2. These earbuds have longer battery life and dynamic noise-cancellation technology.
Moreover, AirPods Pro 2 feature an action button at the bottom of the case. This button acts as a tracker that alerts you about the location of your AirPods Pro 2.
Apple Watch Ultra ($799)
The first announcement in the Apple Watch series is the Apple Watch Ultra. This is a high-end smartwatch mainly designed for outdoor enthusiasts. So, whether you’re a triathlete or a deep-sea scuba diver, this watch is made for you.
Apple Watch Ultra features a bigger and brighter display. It is also more water resistant, so you don’t have to worry about it shutting down underwater.
Moreover, it offers up to 60 hours of use time and features an advanced compass, so you don’t get lost.
Series 8 ($399/$499)
The Apple Series 8 has two different models:
- The GPS model ($399)
- The Cellular model ($499)
This is the ultimate smartwatch that centers on women’s health. It has revamped period cycle tracking tools to predict ovulation.
Moreover, this watch can detect if a user has been involved in a car crash, saving someone’s life.
Apple Watch SE ($249/$299)
The Apple Watch SE is also available in two models:
- The GPS model ($249)
- The Cellular model ($299)
This smartwatch offers faster performance than the previous model. Besides, it also utilizes crash detection technology to save lives.
Which iPhone 14 Colors Are Announced at the Event?
As far as iPhone 14 colors are concerned, you’ll get the iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Plus in the following colors:
- Product Red
The iPhone 14 Pro will be available in the following four colors:
- Space Black
- Deep Purple
What Is the iPhone 14 Price?
Before the Far Out event, some rumors were circulating the internet about iPhone 14 prices jacked up by $100. The reason was supposed to be the inflationary pressures and supply chain problems.
Thankfully, those rumors didn’t turn out to be true, and Apple decided to launch the iPhone 14 lineup with the same starting prices as last year’s iPhone 13 lineup.
These are the starting prices of the iPhone 14 models introduced at the Far Out event:
iPhone 14 Models
iPhone 14 Plus
If you wait for a week or so after the iPhone 14 launch, you’ll start seeing previous models’ prices go down, making it the right time to buy an iPhone 13. But if you don’t want to wait, you can still find a used iPhone 13 for sale at a much lower price than a brand-new one.
The last quarter of 2022 is going to be very exciting. Apple just had a successful Far Out event, and the iPhone 14 lineup is here in all its glory. On the other hand, Google announced Pixel 7 and Pixel Watch Event for October 6.The new iPhone 14 goes on pre order on September 9, so hold your horses till then. If the all-new iPhone 14 is a bit out of your budget, you can get your hands on older iPhone models for much less. In a few days, the iPhone 13 unlocked or iPhone 13 Pro Max unlocked will be available for less than their current prices. You can also wait for Black Friday sales to get the best iPhone deals. However, don’t expect to see Apple’s latest star, the iPhone 14, for a discounted price for at least a year.