1- Permanent display:
This year, Apple introduced AoD on the iPhone 14 Pro and 14 Pro Max. As the name suggests, this feature keeps the screen lights on so that users can see the time or the notification continuously. But AoD has been available on many Android phones for years. This feature became common in 2016 with the Galaxy S7 Edge. Apart from Android OS, Nokia 6303 got this feature in 2008.
Apple has also been slow to introduce higher refresh rates on iPhones. It has 120Hz refresh on the iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro series, and both phones cost over a lakh. In the Android space, many smartphones under Rs 15,000 come with 120Hz screens.
2- Crash detection:
One of the most discussed security features at Apple’s Far Out launch event was crash detection. This feature uses sensors such as the accelerometer and gyroscope on a supported iPhone or Apple Watch. But that, Google introduced the feature on Pixel smartphones in 2019. To enable the feature, go to the Security app > Settings > Detection & Alerts > Enable Car Crash Detection.
3- Action mode:
In terms of camera features, Apple has introduced a new tool called Action Mode. This can be useful for recording a still video. But a similar feature is present in the Android space. Samsung offers the same functionality as Super Steady mode on some phones. Google also offers this as a stabilization mode on Pixel phones.
4- Autofocus for Selfie:
Likewise, there is an autofocus feature for the front cameras. However, the option is already available on Android smartphones like the Samsung Galaxy S22.
5- Pill-shaped notch:
Finally, Apple added a pill-shaped notch, which it calls Dynamic Island. But many Android phones are already equipped with this notch.