The iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max feature a Super Retina XDR display that Apple calls ‘all smart’cell phoneThe most advanced display in the world”. When used outdoors in sunlight, the new display has a peak brightness of 2,000 nits, double the peak brightness of the older model.
When watching HDR photos, videos and movies, the new display can reach a peak brightness of 1,600 nits, which is also higher than the older iPhone. With 1,600 nits of brightness, the iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max can now deliver the same brightness levels as the $4,999 high-end Pro Display XDR when viewing HDR content, according to Apple.
Apple is able to offer these higher brightnesses because of the use of more advancedOLEDA new display engine in the panel and the A16 Bionic chip that powers features such as “Smart Island,” an always-on display, and a 120Hz variable refresh rate.
The iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max also have smaller changes to their displays compared to their respective predecessors. For example, the iPhone 14 Pro Max has a resolution of 2796 x 1290, while the iPhone 13 Pro Max is 2778 x 1284. The iPhone 14 Pro also has a small bump in resolution, at 2556 x 1179, compared to 2532 x 1170 on the iPhone 13 Pro.
The iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max, as well as the lower-positioned iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Plus, went up for pre-order earlier today and will begin arriving to customers on Friday, September 16. The iPhone 14 Plus will start shipping on Friday, October 7th.