Apple iPhone 14

Released September 2022

Premium ($600-$800)

Summary


Pros

  • High quality video capabilities
  • Good and pleasant sound signature in recording and playback
  • Great punch and energy when listening to music or watching movies
  • Good performance for recording loud sources such as concerts and shows
  • Good wideness when listening to music, watching movies or playing video games
  • HDR10's fine contrast tuning on the display is close to artistic intent
  • Almost no visible frame drops when playing videos or when gaming
  • Screen uniformity in color and brightness
  • Very efficient discharge current

Cons

  • Low quality on zoomed images due to lack of a tele module
  • Distortion when listening to music at maximum volume
  • Voices may be masked by ambient noises in an outdoors setting
  • Lack of smoothness in touch interactions when browsing on the web and scrolling in the gallery
  • Low brightness in low-light conditions
  • Lack of screen brightness in extreme lighting conditions
  • Poor charging experience
  • Lack of fingerprint sensor

Scores


133
camera
2023
4th

in Premium Ranking ($600-$800)

Overall Camera Score i
133
45
Samsung Galaxy A05s
BEST 158
Top score
Honor Magic6 Pro

Sub-scores

Photo i
135
50
Xiaomi Redmi 12C
BEST 160
Top score
Honor Magic6 Pro
Bokeh i
70
20
Xiaomi Redmi 12C
BEST 85
Top score
Honor Magic6 Pro
Preview i
85
34
Fairphone 4
BEST 91
Zoom i
90
15
Oppo A77 5G
BEST 160
Top score
Honor Magic6 Pro
Video i
146
31
Samsung Galaxy A22 5G
BEST 158

Use Cases

BEST 149

Friends & Family

Portrait and group photos and videos

BEST 135

Lowlight

Photos and videos in lowlight conditions

139
display
2023
5th

in Premium Ranking ($600-$800)

Overall Display Score i
139
52
Realme C21
BEST 157
Top score
Honor Magic6 Pro

Sub-scores

Readability i
135
40
Realme C21
BEST 163
Color i
144
49
Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro
BEST 164
Video i
151
40
Realme C21
BEST 162
Motion i
151
54
Realme C21
BEST 159
Top score
Honor Magic6 Pro
Touch i
130
40
Realme C21
BEST 170
Artifacts i
133
40
Crosscall Action-X5
BEST 163
Top score
OnePlus Open
141
audio
2023
5th

in Premium Ranking ($600-$800)

Overall Audio Score i
141
86
Vivo X60 Pro 5G (Snapdragon)
BEST 161

Sub-scores & Use Cases

Playback i
144
74
Nokia 7.2
BEST 163

Use Cases

BEST 172

Listening to music

Through the smartphone's integrated speakers

BEST 161

Watching videos

Through the smartphone's integrated speakers

BEST 156

Gaming

Through the smartphone's integrated speakers

Recording i
135
88
Fairphone 4
BEST 160
Top score
Honor Magic6 Pro

Use Cases

BEST 169

Friends & Family videos

With the smartphone's main camera

BEST 164

Selfie videos

With the smartphone's selfie camera

BEST 158

Concert videos

With the smartphone's main camera

112
battery
21st

in Premium Ranking ($600-$800)

Overall Battery Score i
112
75
Samsung Galaxy S22 (Exynos)
BEST 157
Top score
Honor Magic6 Pro

Sub-scores

Autonomy i
109
55
Xiaomi 12 Pro
BEST 195
Top score
Honor X7b
Charging i
107
72
Wiko Power U20
BEST 218
Efficiency i
133
47
Xiaomi 12 Pro
BEST 154
Top score
Oppo Reno6 5G

Key performances

Battery Life
2 days 5h
Battery Life
0-80% Charge
0h54
0-80% Charge
Full Charge
1h56
Full Charge
after 5-minute charge
2h46 Autonomy
after 5-minute charge
144
selfie
2023
1st

in Premium Ranking ($600-$800)

Overall Selfie Score i
144
25
Intex Aqua Selfie
BEST 151
Top score
Honor Magic6 Pro

Sub-scores

Photo i
138
18
ZTE Axon 20 5G
BEST 149
Top score
Honor Magic6 Pro
Video i
153
38
Intex Aqua Selfie
BEST 156

Specifications


146.7 x 71.5 x 7.8mm

Dimensions

5G
Single SIM

Network

Water resistant
IP68

Protection

Wireless

Charging

128/256/512 GB

Storage

Wide, Ultra-Wide

Main camera
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