It seems that all new iPhone 14 models will ship with an older version of iOS 16, and will require a day one update upon release. This update will include some bug fixes for iPhone, as well as a specific fix for an issue with zooming in on photos on iPhone 14 Pro Max.
You will have to update your iPhone 14 on day one
Apple usually launches new iPhone models with the latest version of iOS, however, things would be different this year. As shared by Apple Software Updates on Twitter, the new iPhone 14 models will ship with an earlier version of iOS 16, which will require a day one update to the final release build, 20A362. This is the same build number that is available for all other compatible iPhone models right now.
Below are the release notes for this day one update for iPhone 14:
This update provides bug fixes for your iPhone and addresses an issue that may cause some photos to appear soft when zooming in landscape orientation on iPhone 14 Pro Max.
The Twitter account also posted that Apple Watch Series 8 and Apple Watch SE 2 will also get a day one update for watchOS 9, which would be the same operating system version available right now for other Watch models.
Apple also plans to release iOS 16.1, iPadOS 16.1, and macOS Ventura in October.
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