iPhone 13 vs iPhone 14 vs iPhone 12: Which offers a better value? Check price, specification comparison
Between the iPhone 12, iPhone 13 and iPhone 14, which smartphone still offers the best value for money? Let’s take a look at their price, specifications and what they have to offer.
Apple enthusiasts have been buzzing after the launch of the new iPhone 14 series yesterday at the Apple event. The Pro-models have stolen the show this year with numerous big upgrades and feature additions. From the new A16 Bionic chipset, the redesigned pill notch which also displays notifications and alerts, a 48MP primary rear camera to always-on display, there is a lot to be excited about. However, the iPhone 14 base model did not receive any of them. So, is it worth switching to the iPhone 14 or not? And between the iPhone 12, iPhone 13 and the iPhone 14, which offers the best value for money? Read on to find out.
The 2020 launched Apple smartphone is still a good option for many. The iPhone 12 features a 6.1-inch XDR OLED display. Under the hood, it is equipped with the Apple A14 Bionic chipset. The smartphone sports a dual rear camera setup with a 12MP primary lens and a 12MP ultrawide lens. On the front, it has a 12MP selfie camera. It also comes equipped with Face ID. The smartphone also supports 5G connectivity.
With the iOS 16 update, the smartphone should get access to all the new lock screen and home screen customization which should add to its appeal. Interestingly, after the launch of iPhone 14, Apple has actually increased the price of iPhone 12 from Rs. 49,990 to Rs. 59,990 for the 64GB model, which shows that the company still looks at it as an in-demand smartphone.
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The iPhone 13 features a 6.1-inch Super Retina display with 60Hz refresh rate. It comes equipped with Apple A15 Bionic chipset, just like the iPhone 14. The smartphone sports a dual rear camera setup with a 12MP primary lens and a 12MP ultra wide lens. On the front, it has a 12MP selfie camera with retina flash. It also features Face ID as well as 5G connectivity.
In many ways, the iPhone 13 has similar specifications to the iPhone 14. The difference is in higher refresh rate, autofocus and a couple of new features. Apple does claim that the iPhone 14 comes with boosted performance, better battery life and a more powerful image processing software but whether they are worth paying the extra money to switch is something you have to decide.
As for the price, the base level 128GB iPhone 13 is priced at Rs. 69,900.
The iPhone 14 retains the same design as the iPhone 13 from last year but there are some changes. The iPhone 14 features a 6.1-inch OLED display with a smaller notch than the iPhone 13.It is equipped with the Apple A15 Bionic chip from the iPhone 13 Pro but has an extra GPU core. There's support for 5G networks and support for eSIM technology. You can store multiple eSIMs on the same device.
Coming to cameras, the iPhone 14 sports the same 12MP main camera with a larger sensor and sensor shift stability. The front camera also uses the 12MP sensor with f/1.9 aperture but now, it features autofocus.
iPhone 14 also has a new gyroscope sensor that can detect impacts of up to 256G. Apple also brings support for satellite connectivity on the iPhone 14, called Emergency SOS via satellite. Finally, the iPhone 14 gets a slightly bigger capacity battery than its predecessor.
And all of this will cost you Rs. 79,900 for the 128GB storage variant.
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