iPhone 14 vs iPhone 14 Plus: What’s new in the 'MAX' sized iPhone

    The iPhone 14 Plus, also known as the iPhone 14 Max, is the new iPhone everyone has been talking about. But what does this iPhone 14 Max version have over the standard iPhone 14? Here’s the difference.
    By: SHAURYA TOMER
    | Updated on: Sep 08 2022, 01:21 IST
    iPhone 14 in photos: A quick glance at Apple’s fascinating new flagship
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    1/5 The iPhone 14 features a 6.1-inch Super XDR OLED display with Ceramic Shield Protection. The iPhone 14 gets the same but smaller notch design and form factor as last year’s iPhone 13. (Apple)
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    2/5 The iPhone 14 is powered by Apple’s A15 Bionic chipset which powered last year’s iPhone 13. Although Apple has claimed that this year’s A15 Bionic is an improved version of last year’s chipset. The A15 Bionic, although an year old, is still the fastest chipset in the market yet, making iPhone 14 still an amazing smartphone. It houses a 5 core GPU and a 6 core CPU. (Apple)
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    3/5 Phone 14 gets the same 12MP main camera with a larger sensor with f/1.5 aperture lens and sensor shift stability. Apple claims an improvement of 49 percent in low light photography. and the 12MP ultra-wide camera. The front camera also uses the 12MP sensor with f/1.9 aperture. (Apple)
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    4/5 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. Users can now use the Find My app to share their location with contacts. The service will be available from November 2022 and will be free for use for two years. (Apple)
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    5/5 The price of the iPhone 14 starts at $799 for the 128GB variant. There is a 256GB variant which is priced at $899. If you want to go even bigger, the iPhone 14 also has a 512GB variant which is priced at $999. It is available in 5 colours - Midnight, Starlight, Blue, Purple, and Product Red. (Apple)
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    Check out what is the difference between iPhone 14 and the new iPhone 14 Plus. (Apple)

    In a nearly hour and half long event, Apple finally announced its next flagship, the iPhone 14 series at its “Far Out” Event held at the Steve Jobs Theater in Apple Park, California. 14 The Cupertino-based tech giant has announced four models in its latest iPhone 14 series – iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Plus, iPhone 14 Pro and the iPhone 14 Pro Max. Apple also announced other products such as the Apple Watch 8, Apple Watch SE, Apple Watch Pro and Airpods Pro 2. However, it was the iPhone 14 which garnered all the limelight.

    Apple used the term “Plus” for standard iPhones in a bigger size till 2017, when it launched the iPhone 8 Plus. Although the iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max carry over the same form factor as their counterparts from last year, the iPhone 14 Plus, also known as the iPhone 14 Max, is the new addition that has replaced the outgoing iPhone 13 Mini. But what is the difference between iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Plus?

    iPhone 14 vs iPhone 14 Plus: What's the difference

    The iPhone 14 and the iPhone 14 Plus have the same identical design. Both iPhones are powered by the same processor and have the same internals, except for a few differences. The iPhone 14 Plus has a bigger 6.7-inch Super XDR OLED display with a peak brightness of 1200 nits. This larger display is especially great for people who love to watch movies on the go. The larger display also allows the iPhone 14 Plus to display more text on the screen.

    Although it is powered by the same A15 Bionic processor as the iPhone 14, Apple claims it has the best battery life of any iPhone ever, stealing the mantle from last year's iPhone 13 Pro Max.

    Greg Joswiak, Apple's senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing said at the event, “Our customers rely on their iPhone every day, and iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Plus introduce groundbreaking new technologies and important safety capabilities. With the new, larger 6.7-inch display on iPhone 14 Plus, users can enjoy more content onscreen when browsing the web and even more text.”

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    First Published Date: 08 Sep, 01:21 IST
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