Apple’s latest smartphones all have revamped cameras and other improvements, yet they cost the same as the iPhone 13 models. Which Should you buy?
The new iPhone 14 smartphones are now available for purchase. If you’re planning of upgrading this year, the choices are most likely clear.
But the regular iPhone 14 phones are good choices, and they cost less. These phones just don’t give you much that wasn’t already provided in the iPhone 13 models.
Also, if you like smaller phones, the choice is easy. Apple isn’t making a 5.4-inch Mini version of the iPhone 14. So you’ll be shopping for an iPhone 13 Mini, an iPhone 12 Mini, or the even smaller 4.7-inch iPhone SE.
In addition to the camera upgrades, Apple says the new iPhones have speedier performance and better battery life than the iPhone 13 models.
iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Plus
If you own an iPhone 13 or have spent time in an Apple store playing with one, you know what it’s like to use an iPhone 14. They look and feel about the same.
Meanwhile, the larger iPhone 14 Plus could be mistaken for the iPhone 13 Pro Max (now discontinued at Apple) or the 14 Pro Max, nevertheless, the 14 Plus is a kind of lighter—by about 1.3 ounces. That might not sound like much, but it’s noticeable if you’re used to big phones, and the 14 Plus is even lighter than the smaller 6.1-inch iPhone 14 Pro.
Apple says the 14 Plus has the longest battery life of any iPhone ever.
From our investigations, they seem to be right as from what we have observed iPhone users are popularly known to always carry power banks around in order to charge their ever-dying battery. But with 14 plus, that would be a past story according to Apple.
Apple brought a few other improvements to the new models.
- First, the phone’s new Action Mode stabilizes the camera when you’re shooting video. The iPhone 14 did a great job of minimizing the hand-shake
- Apple also introduced a new autofocus feature on the iPhone 14’s forward-facing camera.
- As with the Pro phones in this latest series, the iPhone 14 and 14 Plus can contact emergency services through a satellite link if you’re in an area without cellular service. The feature is supposed to become operational in November and to come free for two years. After that, you’ll need to spring for a paid subscription; the pricing information hasn’t been released yet.
You can buy the iPhone 14 or Phone 14 Plus from Apple, your cellular provider, or a retailer such as Best Buy.
iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max
Apple saved its most significant upgrades for the iPhone 14 Pro phones.
Surprisingly, it took this long to bring an always-on display to the iPhone.
The feature works like the always-on display on the Apple Watch and many Android phones. The always-on display lets you see useful information, like the weather forecast and reminders, without having to interact with the phone.
The iPhone 14 Pro and 14 Pro Max have Apple’s latest chip, the A16. The company says the new chip is more powerful than any chip before it, which is to be expected.
The A16 should also be more energy-efficient and can take credit for some of the Pro phones’ new camera tricks.
Although some websites and stores are selling iPhone 14 model here in Nigeria even some saying the UK used iPhone 14, we don’t understand how a new release of the iPhone already has the UK use.