According to 9To5Mac, the new wallpapers for iOS 16 are not static images, but “layered vectors rendered in real-time,” the report states.
“Now, in addition to the regular vectors, the native wallpapers (like the default wallpaper and the recently added clown fish wallpaper) also have a new state called “sleep” that contains very dark and faded elements. Wallpapers in this state are very similar to those Apple watch Always-on enabled faces. Once the user turns off the screen of the iPhone 14 Pro changes the wallpaper to the “sleep” version,” the report adds
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Always-on mode is designed to keep part of the screen alive when the phone isn’t in use, while using minimal battery power. Parts of the display area that show general information like the clock and also widgets remain on when the phone is idle.
Previously, Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman had predicted that always-on mode would be introduced in iOS 16 iPhones They are expected to receive a new variable refresh rate Display of about 1Hz per second. A low refresh rate should help consume less battery and thus the always in mode might prove to be a good fit iPhone 14 pers.
We can expect four new iPhone models this year. However, the Pro models – the iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max – are the only ones to get the new chipset. They’ll also be the ones to get the new pill-shaped cutout display instead of a notched display. Regarding the front camera, it is also speculated that the Pro iPhone models will come with a new lens with a larger aperture f/1.9 and autofocus.