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The main differences between the iPhone 14 and iPhone 13




Apple’s iPhone 13 is considered one of the best cell phones in the market. Its release came with major improvements in technology and functionality over the previous generation.

Will users see similar improvements with iPhone 14?

Comparing the main features of the two devices such as the camera, screen and processor, we see some changes, while other aspects remain the same.

One of the novelties is the Shock detection functionality and other new technologies such as Photonic Engine in the camera. Performance-wise, the main difference is that the iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max models are powered by the new A16 bionic chip. This chip is Apple’s most advanced and builds on the improvements users received with the A15 chip used in the iPhone 13.

To see in detail all the changes of the iPhone 14 compared to the iPhone 13, this guide will analyze the features and specifications of both mobile phones.

iPhone 14 camera: bigger sensors and more technology

The camera is the feature where consumers will notice the biggest differences between the iPhone 14 and iPhone 13. Although both models have a dual 12 MP camera, the main lens of the new iPhone has larger sensors and pixels which allow to capture more light which improves the sharpness of the photographs. Also new is Photonic Engine technology, which allows those behind the camera to take wider, faster, well-lit photos in dark or low-light environments.

As for the front camera, the iPhone 14 retains the 12 MP TrueDepth camera, but with a better performing sensor and the Photonic Engine and autofocus features. With this camera, selfies are sharper and more colorful.

When it comes to video recording, both iPhones are capable of performing similarly, except the iPhone 14 has built-in Action mode, with which moving videos are recorded on a more professional level, and the Cinema mode in which records in 4K. This technology had made its debut on the iPhone 13, but only in HD.

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Performance: welcome to the A16 Bionic chip

Apple has announced the A16 Bionic chip as the fastest, most powerful, efficient processor and will only be available exclusively on the iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max. With this chip, there is a significant performance improvement over previous generations.

Now if we compare the iPhone 14 with the iPhone 13, we find the same A15 Bionic chip, with one major difference. The iPhone 14 has a 5-core GPU (same as the iPhone 13 Pro), while the iPhone 13 has a 4-core GPU. With this power, iPhone 14 has better performance and longer battery life. Both iPhones have available storage up to 512GB.

And if you’re wondering about 5G, the new iPhone 14 and iPhone 13 are compatible with this new connectivity network.

Large screen

The iPhone 14 screen has no noticeable change from the iPhone 13 screen. Both models have a 6.1-inch Super Retina XDR (OLED) displaywith the same resolution, pixel density, maximum brightness of 800 nits and Ceramic Shield glass to protect against shocks.

The only innovation in this article is the absence of the iPhone mini, a model that is part of the iPhone 12 and iPhone 13 series. With this new generation of iPhone, Apple launched the iPhone 14 Plus with a larger screen 6.7 inches. .

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Alert, shock detection!

For user safety, the iPhone 14 comes with the new Shock detection functione. How it works? This technology when detecting a car accident, calls emergency services and contacts. Shock detection activates automatically when the the user is unconscious or unable to respond to the iPhone.

The iPhone 13 does not have this feature.

iPhone 13 vs. iPhone 14:

If you see that the benefits of these features seem to benefit you, then the iPhone 14 is for you. However, the iPhone 13 is still great hardware.