So much to love about traveling, right? And now, you can add one more thing to your checklist: the new iPhone 14 Pro. This is the perfect traveling companion, easy to pack, and easy to use. Read on for 4 reasons to travel with your new iPhone 14 Pro.
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4 Reasons To Travel With Your New iPhone 14 Pro
When someone mentions “travel hacks” to you, what comes to mind? Probably not the iPhone 14.
But in this post, we’re going to explain why it’s the best thing out there for making your next vacation a breeze. It offers so much: far more than you’d ever imagine. And it’s all thanks to the clever, industry-leading ways that Apple builds its phones. It’s all about solving life’s problems and has very little to do with the technology onboard (though that helps).
So, without further ado, let’s take a look at some of the reasons why your iPhone 14 Pro is such a great travel accessory.
Some Of The Best Safety Tools In The Industry
For Apple, safety was a big concern on the new iPhone 14. The company invested heavily in new technology to keep users safe even when they aren’t operating their phones.
The first big addition is the Emergency SOS feature. This tool lets you get in touch with emergency services, even when your phone doesn’t have a cell phone connection.
How is this possible? The answer is satellites. If you live in the U.S. or Canada and you’re in the middle of nowhere and need help, you can use your iPhone 14 Pro to connect directly with an antenna in space. These will then divert your calls to the police or emergency medical service: whoever you need.
Apple says that the service will soon be coming to the rest of the world. In the future, you should have global emergency care coverage, particularly if you travel to a developed western country in Europe or east Asia.
The second safety addition is Apple’s Crash Detection feature. The company has imbued the iPhone with clever sensors and software that can detect when you’ve been in a car accident. The gyroscope, accelerometer, and barometer all work together to send signals to the processor which then interprets whether you’ve had a crash. If you have, it’ll notify you and then, if you don’t respond, automatically call the emergency services to your location on your behalf. Now that’s pretty cool.
Crazy Improvements To The Camera
The iPhone 13 already had some pretty cool camera technology onboard, but the iPhone 14 takes this to the next level. The photo quality is pretty impressive at 48 megapixels. But what’s really great is the software that comes with it. Apple basically gives you its own version of Adobe Photoshop, but all the tools you require are available with the click of a single button. (Yes, really).
For instance, this guide post shows you how to instantly blur out the background of an image while leaving the subject perfectly sharp. There are also posts on how you can get rid of the background completely, remove photo bombers automatically, adjust the color and temperature, and set timers.
The low-light feature is probably the best you’ve ever seen on a consumer device. That means that if you’re out camping or just want to take a picture of Paris at night, you can easily. It’s so good that it makes most low-light pictures look like daytime, so if you want them to have an evening or early morning feel, you’ll need to adjust the settings.
The Dynamic Island Shows You Your Travel Notifications
Apple loves to simplify and minimize, even if the process of doing so is incredibly technologically challenging. So, as you might expect, the days of the notch cut-out at the top of the screen are now over. There’s no such thing anymore.
Instead, the company has replaced it with its new Dynamic Island which contains the front-facing camera and the notifications tab, all built into the screen.
Why does this matter to travelers? Fundamentally, it means that now all your notifications will be available in one place, even if you’re using an app. Any travel itinerary changes from Opodo, Kiwi, Lyft, or any other apps will appear automatically at the top without you having to exit what you’re doing.
You’ll also get access to the Now Playing panel. However, this technology is still very much developing, so expect it to feel significantly more fleshed out in the future.
Easy To Choose Your Carrier
Lastly, Apple makes it easier for you to choose your international carrier when you travel abroad. Apple supports around 400 wireless carriers on eSIM which is super helpful. And most of these companies have places you can go at major airports when you arrive.
Use data-only eSIMs if you are traveling, though. Otherwise, your bills will add up significantly.