major annual iPhone event, and we’ll soon find out exactly what the company has up its sleeve. In the meantime, the rumor mill continues to simmer. The latest word on the street concerns the iPhone 14 Pro’s dual hole punch cutouts.
Corresponding and (with confirmation from ), Apple fills the gap between the crops with a black area of the screen, making it appear like a single “wide pill-shaped crop”. It’s also interesting what Apple seems to be planning to do with this area of the display.
The reports suggest that the iPhone 14 Pro will move the privacy indicators for the camera and microphone to this gap. Rather than showing a small orange dot in the upper-right corner when the microphone is in use and a green dot when the camera is active, these indicators will obviously become more prominent between the crops.
Per 9to5Mac, Apple wants to make the indicators look more like on the MacBook, which shows a green indicator when an app is using the camera. In addition, the iPhone 14 Pro could show privacy indicators for the camera and microphone at the same time – on current models, when both are in use, only a green dot is shown. Also, you seem to be able to tap the privacy indicators to see which apps are using the mic and camera.
In the meantime, Apple could redesign the Camera app to position more controls at the top of the screen – namely the flash and Live Photo buttons. Additional photo and video settings may appear below the hole cutouts. These changes are not set in stone 9to5Macwhich can be a good thing since people might not want to cover most of the display with their hand while adjusting photo and video settings.
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https://www.engadget.com/iphone-14-pro-hole-punch-cutouts-privacy-indicators-display-camera-app-211710542.html?src=rss iPhone 14 Pro’s two hole-punch cutouts may look like a single ‘wide pill’