128GB of storage may not be enough to store your photos

128GB of storage may not be enough to store your photos


The iPhone 14 Pro and 14 Pro Max have a 48 MP main sensor for the first time, capable of taking photos in ProRaw format at an unprecedented level. Only, these pictures will take a lot of weight on the internal memory of your smartphone.

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As you know, Apple presented its new iPhone 14 during its last keynote this Wednesday, September 7, 2022. There are several important new features with this new series, starting with the integration of iOS 16, satellite communication for emergency calls, or the abandonment . of a traditional SIM card in favor of an eSIM.

In terms of photography, the real innovation is found in the iPhone 14 Pro and Pro Max. Indeed, two charging devices start for the 1st time 48MP main camera equipped with a quad-pixel sensor. In short, this quad-pixel sensor combines each group of 4 pixels into a large 2.44µm quad-pixel, creating high-quality images even in low-light conditions.

Another important thing, the quad-pixel sensor also improves detail in ProRAW images. This is Apple’s proprietary format that combines the standard specifications of the Raw format with iPhone image processing. With this design, users have more options to adjust exposure, color or white balance, for example.

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ProRAW images with a 48 MP sensor will be heavier

Only we have learned that the ProRAW images taken by the 48 MP sensor of the iPhone 14 Pro and Pro Max. it can weigh heavily in your storage space. Indeed and according to the results of Steve Moser, a journalist at MacRumors, these photos will be three times heavier than the photos taken with the 12 MP sensor of the iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max. Thus, they can measure up to 75 MBagainst only 25 MB.

In fact, and if you plan to get the iPhone 14 Pro or Pro Max in its basic version with 128 GB of internal memory, it is possible quickly run out of storage space if you multiply the image in ProRAW. Therefore, the easiest option, but also the most expensive, It remains to choose the version with 256 GB, capacity of 512 GB or 1 TB. Everything will depend on your use and your budget. Offered for 1329 € in its 128 GB version, the iPhone 14 Pro will be presented for 1459 € in the 256 GB version, for 1719 € in 512 GB and for 1979 € in its 1 TB model.