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Iphone 14 Review: Buyers guide

iPhone 14 review
Written by Excel Chukwuma

The apple company hasn’t stopped releasing amazing models of iPhone to increase the amazing user experience. This article tells about a particular model of the iPhone family- The iPhone 14.

The iPhone 14 is a competent smartphone with a remarkable snappy CPU, lovely screen, and good cameras. Unlike the iPhone 14 Pro, the iPhone costs around US$799.99, so you’re saving about $200 / £250 / AU$350.

Iphone 14 Review: Buyers guide

You should buy an iPhone 14 if…

  • You need an effective and affordable iPhone
  • You want a light, fast, and attractive iPhone
  • You want good battery life say a day or more after charge
  • You want a good camera as an iPhone 14’s camera is much better than iPhone 13’s
  • You fancy the notch as it’s a more affordable way to get an AR-powered filter, autofocus selfie snapper, and Face ID.
  • You want to easily access Satelite as iPhone 14 easily accesses the satellites without any form of jamming

However, iPhone 14 isn’t for you if

  • You want the latest iPhone as iPhone 14 is currently a year old
  • You want an adaptive refresh rate or always-on display
  • You want optical zoom as iPhone 14 has just two rear cameras.

 

iPhone 14 review

Description of the iPhone 14

Although iPhone 14 is similar to iPhone 13, it’s a whole level upgrade on the user’s experience. The iPhone 14 is a pretty smartphone and is currently a year old.

The iPhone 14 has two rear cameras namely, a 12MP wide and 12MP ultra-wide with new sensors and the 12MP TrueDepth camera which gobbles up more light and autofocus.

Just like the other Apple Photonic (management of photons or light particles) Engine, the iPhone 14 lenses are backed by Apple’s new Photonic Engine

It’s a whole level of reordering Apple’s imaging pipeline that uses the Deep Fusion neural engine image processing to uncompressed images (rather than compressed ones, as it did previously).

Although you may not find a 48MP sensor with quad-pixel binning or any kind of zoom (as you would find in bigger versions like iPhone 14 Pro or Pro Max) there’s an excellent Super Retina XDR OLED screen.

However, if you don’t fancy notch you can go for other versions of iPhone 14 too. Also, iPhone 14 series are made of last year’s Apple silicon.

There are also some additional features like crash detection- which helps the phone know when to alert in case of emergency, and satellite communications in case of emergency too. This is a good development by Apple.

There’s a heat dissipation system that helps regulate the temperatures to work efficiently. Also, the battery life is longer than its predecessor, iPhone 13. This iPhone model is easier to repair than previous models – superb right?

Further information of the iPhone 14

iPhone 14’s lock screen is similar to that of the iPhone 13.

iPhone 14 review

iPhone 14 and its subsequent versions like the iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Plus, iPhone 14 Pro, and iPhone 14 Pro Max, have the lock screen of the image above. Its design is similar to that of the iPhone 13.

There’s also no SIM slot in an iPhone 14. it has some other features like the iPhone 13 aluminum frame, button placement, stereo speaker grilles, Lightning port, and even the screen, all appear unchanged.

This is why it ain’t wrong to say that iPhone 14 is an extension of iPhone 13. It also has a lightning port as shown in the picture below.

iPhone 14 review

Another feature of the iPhone 14 is that although there is an absence of the optical zoo, the iPhone 14 can shoot up to a 4k video. This is photographic quality is enjoyed especially by lovers of photography.

iPhone 14 speakers are stereotyped and have spatial audio support- this means their sound is clear, bright, and loud. So you don’t go through the stress of straining to hear sound coming from your phone.

Once an iPhone 14 is fully charged, it could last 20 hours to watch a video, 16 hours for streaming video, and 80 hours to listen to audio. For fast charging, you can opt for a 5 to 20 W charger to get a 50% charge in half an hour.

In conclusion, the iPhone 14 is a superb one to add to your gadget list.on your list of gadgets. The aura it brings is very admirable so go get one for yourself!

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