The privacy indicator on the iPhone 14 Pro’s pill-shaped punch-hole will be brighter than the rest of the display
The lights are described as being “much brighter than the rest of the display,” which is especially noticeable if the screen itself is adjusted to be bright enough. The source describes the lights as “some sort of HDR content” to make them easy to see even when it’s sunny outside and the display is at maximum brightness.
These little dots will appear inappleWith the space between the two punch holes for the Face ID hardware, the overall look will be much like the green light that appears when the webcam on a Mac starts up. Apple uses a fairly bright green light on Macs, and it sounds likeiPhoneThe lights on the 14 Pro models will have a similar brightness.
Currently, on iPhones with Face ID, the green privacy light for the camera and the orange privacy light for the microphone appear on the right side of the bangs, and these lights aren’t particularly bright and can be easily overlooked, make the lights brighter and turn them on Moving to the middle of the display makes them easier to see for privacy-conscious users.
When the light isn’t on, the space between the two hardware punch holes turns solid black, merging them into a single punch hole that takes up similar screen space to the notch, but it doesn’t connect to the top of the display.