Important: Apple quietly added 1080p FaceTime Calls on Older iPhones with iOS 14.2

As we know that recently Apple in its latest iOS version – iOS 14.2 added over 100 new emojis, new wallpapers, and a slew of other features last month. At the release time, the biggest tech giant dint shared anything about the1080p HD FaceTime calling on older iPhones.

According to the MacMagazine, Apple has updated its product comparison page to clarify that older iPhones including iPhone 8, 8 Plus, X, XR, XS, XS Max, SE (second-gen), 11, 11 Pro, and 11 Pro Max now support FaceTime calls at 1080p over Wi-Fi.

To recall the latest Apple iPhone 12 series supports 1080p FaceTime calls out of the box. Moreover, it even offers the same functionality over cellular networks if you’re in one of those regions with 5G connectivity.

Note: The 1080p FaceTime video calling doesn’t work over 4G networks.

iOS 14.2  Key Features:

  • New Emoji: Tear, ninja, pinched fingers, anatomical heart, black cat, mammoth, polar bear, dodo, fly, bell pepper, tamale, bubble tea, potted plant, piñata, plunger, wand, feather, hut, and more
  • Intercom:Intercom allows family members to communicate with one another in the home by sending and receiving spoke messages through ‌HomePod‌ speakers or through iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, AirPods, and CarPlay.
  • Music Recognition
  • People Detection.