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Apple earlier this week, on September 7th, debuted the iPhone 14 line of smartphones and the highly advanced Apple Watch Series 8 during its “Far Out” event, highlighting enhanced camera systems, faster processing, and stunning new colors.
The iPhone 14 will sport some incredible new internals, including all-new SOS features, crash detection, and all-day battery life capabilities. New camera concepts include an action mode for smoother shots in motion, 49% low light improvement, and a true depth camera for beautiful imagery.
Additionally, Apple’s newly introduced eSIM technology, which allows iPhone 14s to digitally switch and transfer plans across carriers, adds a whole new level of connectivity for iPhone users. The iPhone 14 line proves to be one of Apple’s most stunning feats and you can find out below when best to pick one up.
How to pre-order the iPhone 14
Pre-orders won’t officially begin until the 8 AM on the 9th of September, but interested consumers can head over to Apple’s official store page for the devices when they are ready. Apple itself even detailed a $1,000 rebate for customers who trade in any qualifying smartphone. Below are the main places where consumers can pre-order all of the iPhone 14 models:
- Apple (iPhone 14/iPhone 14 Plus)
- Apple (iPhone 14 Pro/iPhone 14 Pro Max)
- Best Buy (iPhone 14/iPhone 14 Plus)
- Best Buy (iPhone 14 Pro/iPhone 14 Pro Max)
- Amazon – not live yet
Carriers, too, will have options for upgrading existing lines to the iPhone 14, such as Verizon, T-Mobile, and AT&T.
When can the iPhone 14 be pre-ordered?
Apple has announced amid its “Far Out” event when consumers can expect the iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Plus pre-order dates, which are listed as follows:
- iPhone 14 pre-orders start September 9th
- iPhone 14 Plus pre-orders start on September 9th
- iPhone 14 Pro pre-orders start on September 9th
- iPhone 14 Pro Max pre-orders start on September 9th
Yes, unfortunately, you’ll need to wait until September 9th to pre-order any of the new iPhone 14 models. That is unless you have just over $10,000 on hand, because Custom iPhone company Caviar has its iPhone 14 pre-orders already open.
The incredibly pricey limited-run designs feature iPhone 14 models decorated in exclusive materials: 18k gold frames, diamonds, meteorite material from the Moon and Mars, and hand-wound mechanical watch movements.
We may be better off waiting for the official pre-order via Apple come September 9th. As soon as we have more information and any additional intel, we’ll tell you.
Is iPhone 14 coming out in 2022?
It’s official, the iPhone 14 is Apple’s newest smartphone line, boasting stellar internals and incredible new features. Apple’s “Far Out” event, which aired earlier today on September 7th, highlighted these key details surrounding the release, pricing, and concepts now underpinning the new iPhone 14 line.
Below is the official release window for the iPhone 14:
- iPhone 14 releases officially on September 16th
- iPhone 14 Plus releases officially on October 7th
- iPhone 14 Pro releases officially on September 16th
- iPhone 14 Pro Max releases officially on September 16th
The iPhone 14 color options will be varied across the mid-range and higher-tier devices. The standard and Plus models will come in blue, red, purple, black, and white, while the Pro and Pro Max will have purple, gold, white, and black.
How much is the iPhone 14 expected to cost?
The iPhone 14 cost will vary depending on model and internal storage sizes, but Apple officially announced the price points amid its “Far Out” event, as listed below:
- iPhone 14: $799
- iPhone 14 Plus: $899
- iPhone 14 Pro: $999
- iPhone 14 Pro Max: $1,099
Apple is dropping the iPhone mini designation in favor of keeping the models streamlined, adding a “Plus” iteration at an additional $100 over the standard version. The higher-end models also now come with additional storage specs, reaching up to 1TB of internal space.
iPhone 14 battery life
Apple boasts that the new iPhone 14 line features the longest battery life ever for the device. The firm highlights the Plus can reach up to 26 hours, while the standard can hit up to 20 hours both of which were measured via video playback.
As for the higher-end models, Apple relays that the iPhone 14 Pro battery life reaches up to 23 hours, while the iPhone Pro Max can hit a whopping 29 hours on a full charge. All iPhone 14 models will also utilize a MagSafe charger for swifter wireless charging.