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Apple iPhone 14 Plus (2022)

iOS 16
Apple A15 Bionic APL1W07
Apple A15
4 GB / 128 GB
6.7 inch (1284 x 2778 px)
12 + 12 MP, 4032 x 3024 px, autofocus, optical image stabilization

The manufacturer offers this phone with a 6.7 inch OLED display, a Apple A15 Bionic APL1W07 SoC, and 4 GB of RAM.

Does this phone justify its price tag? I hope to provide clarity by the conclusion of my review.

Table of Contents

This article shares our personal experiences and thoughts about using the Apple iPhone 14 Plus smartphone. We hope to offer helpful insights to others interested in this device.

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Apple iPhone 14 Plus specifications

BrandApple
NameiPhone 14 Plus
ModelIPHONE14PLUS
Release date2022

Weight, dimensions, colors

Weight7.16 oz
Dimensions6.33 x 3.07 x 0.31 inch
Colorsblue, midnight, purple, red, starlight
SIM typeNano SIM

The weight of Apple iPhone 14 Plus is about 7.16 oz with battery. This is average for smartphones of the same size. Smartphones use a Nano SIM as a small chipcard for a subscriber identity module (SIM).

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System, chipset, performance

OS versioniOS 16
SoCApple A15 Bionic APL1W07
CPUHexa-core Apple A15
GPUApple A15

The Apple iPhone 14 Plus comes with iOS 16 out of the box. iOS is a mobile operating system developed by Apple and used on its iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch devices. This hexa-core Apple A15 Bionic APL1W07 CPU is generally considered to be very fast and powerful.

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Display type, size, resolution

Display typeOLED
Screen size6.7 inch
Resolution1284 x 2778 px
Multitouch supportyes

The 6.7 inch OLED display of A13 can produce vibrant and saturated colors. It provides a appealing and immersive viewing experience. The 6.7 inch display should be big enough for our needs. It will make viewing comfortable. This is true whether we're reading, browsing, or watching. The size of the screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner.

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Memory, storage

RAM4 GB
Internal storage128 GB
Memory card slotno

The Apple iPhone 14 Plus comes with 4 GB of RAM, which is considered to be sufficient for most users' needs. Having more RAM alone does not guarantee better performance. The iPhone 14 Plus has 128 GB of internal storage, which is more than enough for their needs. The internal storage of the Apple iPhone 14 Plus (4 GB) cannot be expanded.

Cameras, flash

Main camera12 + 12 MP, 4032 x 3024 px, autofocus, optical image stabilization
FlashDual LED
Selfie camera12 MP

Multiple cameras or depth sensors can help the smartphone. They can make its portrait mode effects more appealing. The main camera of iPhone 14 Plus has optical image stabilization (OIS). It counters camera shake.

Connectivity, network, wireless

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G / 4G / 5G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetoothv5.0, A2DP
GPSA-GPS, GLONASS
NFCyes
FM radiono
USBUSB Type-C
Headphoneno

The designers of the 5G network aim to increase speed. They also want to reduce delay and improve flexibility of wireless services. This phone like all modern smartphones, is capable of connecting to Wi-Fi networks. The iPhone 14 Plus smartphone is capable of connecting to Bluetooth devices. This phone has a built-in GPS. This phone is NFC (Near Field Communication) capable. The iPhone 14 Plus smartphone does not have 3.5 mm headphone jack.

Battery type, capacity, charger

TypeLi-Ion non-removable

The Li-Ion non-removable battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The Li-ion is a low maintenance battery. It does not need periodic full discharge. The battery of iPhone 14 Plus isn't removable without voiding the warranty.

Features, sensors, specials

Sensorsaccelerometer, barometer, compass, gyroscope, light, proximity
Specials2x optical zoom, Certified IP68 dustproof and waterproof, Dual SIM, Fast charging, Wireless charging

Today, smartphones come with many sensors. They help make the user experience better. The accelerometer provides information about the smartphone's movement in three axes. These are X (horizontal), Y (vertical), and Z (depth). The light sensor detects the level of light in the environment. Dual SIM is great for businesses. They want to give staff a device with separate numbers and bills for personal and business use.

The IP68 rating indicates that iPhone 14 Plus smartphone is resistant to water ingress. The fast charging technology comes in handy when we need quick juice on our device. Wireless charging uses an electromagnetic field. It transfers energy between two objects through electromagnetic induction. The main camera of iPhone 14 Plus features optical zoom.

Verdict, pros and cons

Every phone has its strengths and weaknesses, and this Apple phone is no exception. As with any device, there are aspects that shine and others that fall short. By examining both sides, we can paint a complete picture of what this phone has to offer. Let's explore its standout features and areas for improvement. Remember, this is just my opinion, and yours might be different.

Pros

  • OLED display
  • appropriate screen size
  • adequate memory
  • generous internal storage
  • multicamera setup
  • optical image stabilization (OIS)
  • 5G support
  • Dual SIM support
  • IP68 certified protection
  • wireless charging
  • optical zoom

Cons

  • non-expandable storage
  • no headphone jack
  • no fingerprint reader
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Updated: July 23, 2024

Lucas Bradley I'm Lucas Bradley, the founder of the Phone42.com site. I love technology, especially smartphones, and I've been working with tech stuff for more than 20 years. This means I've seen a lot of changes and have learned a bunch about what makes a good phone. On Phone42.com, I look at all kinds of phones. They can be from big, well-known companies or new ones trying to make their mark. I want to help people understand what's new and cool in the world of smartphones, in a way that's easy to get.
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