released its final last week. While many people were excited to get their hands on a new device, their elation may have been tempered by some issues with the camera system. It seems that several major third-party apps have compatibility issues with the rear camera unit. Users have reported issues including shaking, rattling, and mechanical noises emanating from the device when using apps like Instagram, TikTok, and Snapchat, such as reports. It seems that there are also problems with autofocus and focus.
Along with sharing reports of problems in the likes of Y , some have been sharing videos showing the problems. One appears to represent a grinding sound coming from an iPhone 14 Pro when Snapchat is open. Another shows a similar issue while TikTok is accessing the rear cameras.
Since these issues only seem to be present when using third-party apps, rather than Apple’s Camera app, a software issue may be to blame, as Mac 9 to 5 Point. In particular, apps may not work well with the iPhone 14 Pro’s optical image stabilization, which seems to be the cause of the noise. It’s not yet clear if the issues are on Apple’s end or the third-party apps. Engadget has contacted Apple, TikTok, Snap, and Meta for comment.
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