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iPhone 14 Pro and Pro Max Camera Issues: Shaking and Vibrating

The upcoming iOS 16.0.2 may bring fixes for camera issue

Not even a couple of weeks have passed since the tech giant unveiled its new iPhone 14 series, including iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Plus, iPhone 14 Pro, and the iPhone 14 Pro Max, along with the new Apple Watch 8 series and the new Apple Watch SE and the new inclusion of the Apple Watch Ultra.

Apple iPhone 14 Pro seems to be hugely different in terms of an upgrade from its predecessor. The new A16 Bionic Chipset is provided in the Pro series and the standard A15 Bionic Chipset (With enhanced GPU) in the regular 14 series. Unfortunately, the typical iPhone 14 resembles the 2021s iPhone 13.

The iPhone 14 series has numerous features like Always On Display, and 2000 nits peak brightness. And also, the pill-shaped notch comes with a bizarre Dynamic Island feature which most people like. For the first time, the iPhone Pro family comes with the latest 48MP rear camera unit with a quad-pixel sensor. It uses ProRAW to capture full 48MP photos. The quad-pixel sensor offers excellent low-light capture. The ultra-wide camera provides a 12MP resolution with an aperture of f/2.2. It has a 12MP telephoto unit with PDAF, OIS, and 3x optical zoom.

Apple has also unveiled its new iOS 16 with the iPhone 14 series announced on September 12. With it, a lot of users are facing more number of issues such as iPhone 14 and 14 Pro having activation issue, update causing flickering screen issue, massive battery drainage,

The news for the iPhone 14 Pro and the iPhone 14 Pro Max is that they are facing the camera rattling or shaking and mechanical vibrations noises from the camera.

According to Luke Miani, on Twitter, he shared the evidence that there are some camera issues with the Pro variants of the series. As per the video, the problem is seen with the other third-party application rather than the stock camera application. The stock camera application is not affected.

Whenever a user is opening TikTok, Snapchat, Instagram, or any other third-party application, they face a massive disturbance to the camera resulting in the impaired performance of the same. The camera faces huge mechanical noise when opened on third-party applications. Firstly, some users were blaming Snapchat for having a terrible implementation in the software, but now they have come to notice it’s happening to many users. Users are saying it’s because of the Second Generation – “Optical Image Stabilization”, which has broken inside it and makes such mechanical noises. Also, the camera, while taking any snap, shakes or rattles like hell, which makes it impossible to take sharp pictures.

Here is another one:

Apple said, “We are aware of the issue, and the fix for the same is happening soon”. Hopefully, it will be iOS 16.0.2, which will fix the issue. Apple stated, “A fix for the camera shaking/ Vibration issue is coming with a software update next week.”

The software update will probably be iOS 16.0.2.

According to The Wall Street Journal, the update will fix the following problems:

  • Excessive copy and paste permission prompts.
  • iPhone 14 Pro/Max models freezing after data transfer from another iPhone.
  • Camera Shaking issue.
  • Mechanical vibration issue.

The users who are facing the camera shaking when on third-party applications and also the vibration issues must reach out to the update version 16.0.2 going to be released next week, which, according to Apple, is going to resolve the issue.

About Ansari Zaid

A tech enthusiast that always keeps information on the latest gadget. He covers tech news at DealNTech. When not writing, you'll find him playing mobile games.

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