iPhone 14 alternatives: Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra to Google Pixel 7 Pro, top 5 you can buy

If you’ve been searching the market for a flagship smartphone that is not an iPhone, then check out the top 5 iPhone 14 alternatives you can buy.

| Updated on: Jan 27 2023, 17:04 IST
Upcoming smartphone launches in Feb: Samsung Galaxy S23, Oppo Reno 8T, iQOO Neo 7, more
Samsung Galaxy S23
1/8 On February 1, the flagship Samsung Galaxy S23 lineup will be launched. The series will bring three new phones - standard Galaxy S23, beefed-up Galaxy S23 Plus, and top-end Galaxy S23 Ultra.  (Evan Blass)
Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra
2/8 All of these models of the Samsung Galaxy S23 series are said to pack the latest Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chipset. One of the most highlighted upgrades of these will be on the S23 Ultra that will use a new 200MP camera sensor.  (fmkorea.com)
Xiaomi 13 Pro
3/8 Launched last month in China, the Xioami 13 series may launch global variants in February during the MWC 2023 event in Barcelona. The series will include two models named - Xiaomi 13 and Xiaomi 13 Pro.  (Xiaomi China )
Xiaomi 13
4/8 Reports suggest that the Xiaomi 13 will feature a 120Hz AMOLED display and may pack the latest Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chipset with a support of 67W fast charging. On the other hand, the Pro model may arrive with a bigger display, 120W fast charging, and three 50MP rear camera setup. (OnLeaks)
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5/8 iQoo Neo 7 5G is confirmed to launch in India on February 17 with some impressive specs such as a 120Hz AMOLED display, OIS-enabled triple camera setup, 120W fast charging, and Dimensity 8200 chipset. Leaks suggest that it will come with a price tag under Rs. 30000. (iQOO)
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6/8 Realme GT Neo 5: The company may launch its Realme GT Neo 5 smartphone in China which is tipped to get a massive 240W fast charging solution. It is claimed to charge the smartphone in just 9 minutes. (Representative Image) (Amritanshu / HT Tech)
Realme 10
7/8 Realme 10 5G: The company is expected to launch another member to the Realme 10 series with a 5G variant. Realme already launched the Realme 10 Pro 5G, Realme 10 Pro+ 5G and the Realme 10 4G. The 5G variant may boast similar specs like the 4G model with some minor upgrades such as 50MP rear camera. (Representative Image) (Realme)
Oppo Reno 8T
8/8 Oppo Reno 8T: The upcoming Oppo Reno 8T is tipped to launch on February 8, which is expected to be priced around Rs. 27000-29000 in India, tipster Mukul Sharma suggested. It may pack a 120Hz OLED display, 67W fast charging solution, and a Snapdragon 695 chipset.  (Oppo)
Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra
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The Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra combines the functionality of the Samsung Galaxy S series and Note series smartphones. (Unsplash)

iPhones are usually considered some of the best smartphones in the market owing to their flagship features and premium design. Apple's flagship smartphones have even become a status symbol as people link them with a luxury lifestyle. Although they are one of the best smartphones you can buy, not all people prefer iPhones. That is perhaps due to a number of factors such as less customizability and lack of expandable storage. In such cases people prefer to buy flagship Android smartphones which offer performance at par with the latest iPhones in the market.

This has led to a huge competition in the premium smartphone segment with various phone manufacturers vying for the top spot. So, if you've been scouring the market for a smartphone that is not an iPhone, check out the top 5 iPhone 14 alternatives you can buy.

1. Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra - The Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra is one of the best smartphones you can buy, and is an ideal alternative to the iPhone 14 Pro Max. It combines the functionality of the Samsung Galaxy S series and Note series of smartphones. It features stunning cameras which are capable of 8K recording, the highest recording resolution available on a smartphone. The Galaxy S22 Ultra also features Samsung's S Pen which can be used to create doodles, edit photos, videos and so much more.

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2. Google Pixel 7 Pro – If you're looking for a great camera phone, then the Google Pixel 7 Pro is the one to buy. It has even beat the iPhone in terms of still photography performance. Google Pixel 7 Pro comes with the Tensor G2 chipset which promises faster Voice assistance, live translation and more features. It sports a triple rear camera setup with a 50MP primary camera, a 48MP telephoto lens and a 12MP ultrawide camera, powered by Google's AI processing system.


3. Xiaomi 12 Pro - The Xiaomi 12 Pro 5G is equipped with the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chipset which also powers the Samsung Galaxy S22 series. It features an adaptive refresh rate ranging from 1Hz to 120Hz, a feature which was just given to iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max. Xiaomi 12 Pro comes with 120W fast charging support and 50W wireless turbo charging support.


4. Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4 - The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4 is a foldable smartphone from Samsung. It is a unique smartphone with an innovative design, something which even the priciest iPhones cannot offer. The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4 features stunning cameras which are capable of 8K recording, the highest recording resolution available on a smartphone. The Galaxy Z Fold 4 also offers an all-day battery life with 45W fast charging capability.


5. Vivo X80 Pro – The highlight of the Vivo X80 Pro is its quad camera system with the 50 mm ZEISS Gimbal Portrait Camera which helps recreate innovative bokeh shapes in the background while making videos. It is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 processor, paired with 12GB RAM. The phone features 360-degree Horizon Level Stabilisation feature which helps you capture steady videos. You get all day battery life with 4700mAh battery capacity.

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First Published Date: 27 Jan, 17:02 IST