Four different models announced, but not a single small formfactor.
Apple iPhone 14 devices

Apple, by way of today's "Far Out" event earlier today, announced the latest generation of their smartphones: The iPhone 14. Though there is no "small" model in the 14-series, there are four different models that you will be able to choose from: iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Plus, iPhone 14 Pro, and iPhone 14 Pro Max.

Prices for these new phones will start at $799 (USD) for the basic iPhone 14. From there, it's $899 base price for the iPhone 14 Plus, $999 for the iPhone 14 Pro, and a whopping $1,099 for the iPhone Pro Max. If you opt for the 1TB model of the Pro Max, it will set you back $1,599. Pre-orders on the first two models begin on September 9. The iPhone 14 starts shipping on September 16 with the iPhone 14 Plus shipping on October 7. Both Pro models will have preorders open on September 9 with shipping starting on September 16.

Both the 14 and 14 Plus includes the A15 Bionic chipset while the Pro models use the new A16 Bionic chips. The Pro models also both include a refresh rate of 60Hz. Apple says that users can get up to 26 hours of video playback on the 14 Plus and up to 20 hours of video playback on the base iPhone 14.

The Pro models of the phone include something called a "Dynamic Island" notification feature as well as an always-on display. The Dynamic Island is this expanding notification area that will provide a bit of relevant information with each new notification you receive. Different alerts from different apps will have unique animations. The Dynamic Island looks like it will occupy the space up near top of the screen where there is now a camera and sensor cutout instead of a notch.

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The lower-end models will have a 12-megapixel front camera with a larger sensor and faster aperture compared to the iPhone 13. The Pro models will have a 48-megapixel camera. iPhone 14 will again include the "Deep Fusion" feature that can combine multiple frames into a single image. It will be improved on the 14 line to be faster than before. A new iPhone 14 feature, Photonic Engine, will provide better details on images taken in low-light conditions.

The iPhone 14 models will now also feature crash detection due to an integrated gyroscope within the device. This is similar to the technology that has been included in other mobile devices, such as the Google Pixel, and will also be included in the upcoming Apple Watch Series 8. This feature can detect when you've been in a vehicle crash and can automatically contact emergency services if you do not respond. There is also a new emergency SOS feature that will let you send emergency messages via satellite.

Apple is also including an eSIM (embedded SIM) once more in the iPhone 14 line. eSIMs are basically just taking the physical SIM cards that you all know and use in your current phones and move them to being embedded in the phone directly. You no longer have to pop open a little port and slot in a SIM to get service. eSIMs make it easier to swap carriers, swap between accounts, and whatnot. Companies such as Apple, Samsung, Google, Motorola, and more have had eSIM support in their devices for years now.

There will also be a variety of colors to choose from this year if you want an iPhone 14. The colors you have to choose from include: Blue, Purple, Deep Purple, Gold, Silver, Space Black, Midnight (looks like a super dark blue, almost black), Starlight (basically white), and (PRODUCT)Red. Not all colors are available on all models though. Also, that "(PRODUCT)Red" color is special because "a portion of the proceeds" from every sale of that color iPhone 14 will go towards the Global Fund to fight AIDS. This charity drive will go on until December 31, 2022.