iPhone 14 Pro owners claim the camera physically shakes when taking photos in TikTok or Instagram

iPhone 14 Pro owners report that the camera physically shakes when taking photos or videos in third-party apps, including TikTok, Snapchat, and Instagram

  • Some early iPhone 14 Pro users are reporting a weird issue
  • Rear camera shakes and rattles when taking photos in some apps
  • It is unclear how widespread the problem is or what the underlying cause is
  • The issue doesn’t seem to affect the iPhone’s built-in Camera app

The long awaited iPhone 14 Pro finally went on sale Fridaywith fans around the world lining up outside Apple Stores to be among the first to get their hands on the new device.

But some early adopters are already reporting a weird issue – the main rear camera lens is shaking and physically vibrating when taking photos or videos in some third-party apps, including Snapchat, TikTok, and instagram.

It’s unclear how widespread the issue is or what the underlying cause is. However, several worried iPhone 14 Pro users decided to Reddit and Twitter to describe their experiences and share videos demonstrating the problem.

The issue doesn’t seem to affect the iPhone’s built-in Camera app.

Videos show user opening camera function in third-party app on iPhone 14 Pro and seeing blurry image on screen as main camera lens vibrates uncontrollably and makes clicking noise .

A handful of videos showing the problem have been shared on social media, including one from TikTok user Damian Munoz. Videos show user opening camera function in third-party app on iPhone 14 Pro and seeing blurry image on screen as main camera lens vibrates uncontrollably and makes clicking noise .

The long-awaited iPhone 14 Pro finally went on sale Friday, with fans around the world lining up outside Apple Stores to be among the first to get their hands on the new device.

The long-awaited iPhone 14 Pro finally went on sale Friday, with fans around the world lining up outside Apple Stores to be among the first to get their hands on the new device.

HOW MUCH DOES THE IPHONE 14 SERIES COST?

iPhone 14 – £849

iPhone 14 Plus – £949

iPhone 14 Pro – £1,099

iPhone 14 Pro Max – £1,199

“So I’ve seen my camera shake uncontrollably every time I open snapchat or use the camera for instagram,” one wrote. Reddit user. “However, I don’t experience any issues when using the standard camera app.”

Another wrote: ‘I picked up my new iPhone 14 pro yesterday and I have intermittent camera shake (by shake I mean I can see and hear it shaking) in Snapchat, someone ‘Has anyone else experienced it?’

“My iPhone 14 Pro just arrived and when I opened Snapchat the camera was shaking a lot and making a pretty weird mechanical noise,” another wrote.

A handful of videos showing the problem have been shared on social media, including this one from YouTuber Luke Miani and another by TikTok user Damian Munoz.

Videos show user opening camera function in third-party app on iPhone 14 Pro and seeing blurry image on screen as main camera lens vibrates uncontrollably and makes clicking noise .

Miani said the incident caused his iPhone lens to not focus properly when used later, even in the iPhone’s default Camera app. He took the device to an Apple Store and was able to trade it in for a new one.

Apple has yet to comment on the issue, but some users have suggested that it could be due to a software bug affecting the device’s optical image stabilization.

If this is the problem, Apple could potentially implement a fix in its iOS 16.1 update.

Apple has yet to comment on the issue, but some users have suggested that it could be due to a software bug affecting the device's optical image stabilization.

Apple has yet to comment on the issue, but some users have suggested that it could be due to a software bug affecting the device’s optical image stabilization.

A user said that restarting the phone and then opening the default Camera app before opening Snapchat temporarily solved the problem.

However, if iPhone 14 Pro owners are concerned about potential damage to the rear camera system, they should avoid opening the camera in apps like Snapchat, TikTok, and Instagram until the issue is resolved.

Apple CEO Tim Cook announced four variants of the iPhone 14 at the company’s “Far Out” launch event on September 7.

These were the standard iPhone 14 model, iPhone 14 Plus, iPhone 14 Pro, and iPhone 14 Pro Max.

The new models offer a range of flashy features, including improved camera technology, an “Always On” display and satellite connectivity (currently available in the US only).

The standard model costs £849 and comes with a 6.1-inch screen, while the Plus costs £949 and has a 6.7-inch screen.

Meanwhile, the iPhone 14 Pro has a 6.1-inch display and costs £1,099, while the Pro Max has a 6.7-inch display and costs £1,199.

Professional models are more expensive, largely because they have more advanced cameras and a fancy pill-shaped notch at the top of the screen, called “Dynamic Island”.

WHAT NEW APPLE PRODUCTS ARE ON SALE?

iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Plus

iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Plus

The standard model costs £849 and comes with a 6.1-inch screen, while the Plus costs £949 and has a 6.7-inch screen.

They support satellite connectivity which will allow users to send SOS messages via satellite if caught in an emergency without service.

They also have technology that can detect when users are in a car accident and automatically call emergency services, thanks to a dual-core accelerometer capable of detecting G-force measurements when vehicles are hit. .

They will be available in midnight, starlight, blue, purple and red colors.

iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max

iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max

iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max

The iPhone 14 Pro has a 6.1-inch display (same as the standard model) and costs £1,099, while the Pro Max has a 6.7-inch display (same as the Plus) and costs £1,199.

They have more advanced cameras than the Standard and Plus models, and a fancy pill-shaped notch at the top of the display, called “Dynamic Island”.

Dynamic Island hides the front camera but also changes size to show important alerts, notifications and activity, blurring the line between hardware and software, according to Apple.

They also feature satellite connectivity and car crash detection technology, and will be available in Dark Purple, Silver, Gold and Space Black colors.

Apple Watch Series 8

Apple Watch Series 8

Apple Watch Series 8

The £419 ($399) Apple Watch Series 8 has an always-on display, which means the screen shows a small amount of quickly-viewable information when it’s idle.

It also features a crack-resistant front crystal, a temperature sensor that provides estimates of when a woman is ovulating, and the same crash detection technology as the iPhone 14.

The Series 8’s battery can also last longer – up to 36 hours from a single charge – than that of the SE 2, thanks to a low-power mode.

Apple Watch SE 2

Apple Watch SE 2

Apple Watch SE 2

Apple Watch SE 2 offers some of the advanced features of the Series 8, including collision detection, at a lower price (from £259 or $249).

It has the ovulation function, but it’s less complete than on the 8 series.