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Updated January 10, 2024·

The iPhone 14 Pro offers a more advanced camera system with a higher resolution main sensor and improved low-light performance than the iPhone 13. It also features a smoother display due to its higher refresh rate, which can make activities like scrolling appear more fluid. Additionally, the iPhone 14 Pro is more power-efficient and generally faster because of its newer A16 chip compared to the iPhone 13's A15. However, these enhancements come at a premium price. If cost is a major factor and you can forego the latest camera and performance improvements, the iPhone 13 provides significant savings while still offering a high-quality experience. Give Feedback

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Advantages of the Apple iPhone 13
  • The Apple iPhone 13 has no clear advantages over the Apple iPhone 14 Pro.
Advantages of the Apple iPhone 14 Pro
  • Excellent for taking photos
  • Best in class for recording videos
  • Good battery life
  • Best in class display quality
  • Best in class performance

Key differences

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Overall Camera Quality

7.7
iPhone 13
iPhone 14 Pro
9.2
The Apple iPhone 14 Pro has excellent overall camera quality, while the Apple iPhone 13 has good overall camera quality.

Photo Quality

7.5
iPhone 13
iPhone 14 Pro
9.1
The Apple iPhone 14 Pro takes excellent photos, while the Apple iPhone 13 takes good photos.

Video Quality

8.0
iPhone 13
iPhone 14 Pro
9.5
The Apple iPhone 14 Pro takes best in class videos, while the Apple iPhone 13 takes very good videos.

Cost

$629
iPhone 13
iPhone 14 Pro
$900
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The Apple iPhone 13 has a price of $629 and the Apple iPhone 14 Pro costs $900.
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Key similarities

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Battery

7.1 Hours
iPhone 13
iPhone 14 Pro
7.3 Hours
The Apple iPhone 13 has 7.1 hours of battery life. The Apple iPhone 14 Pro has 7.3 hours of battery life.

Screen Size

The Apple iPhone 13 has a screen size of 6.1 inches and the Apple iPhone 14 Pro is 6.1 inches.

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How the Apple iPhone 13 and the Apple iPhone 14 Pro compare to other phones

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Spec Comparison

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Apple iPhone 13Apple iPhone 14 Pro
Apple iPhone 13Apple iPhone 14 Pro

GENERAL

Price
$629
$900
Brand
AppleApple
Operating System
iOSiOS
Release Date
September 24, 2021September 16, 2022

SCREEN

Screen Size
6.1"6.1"
Resolution
2532 x 11702556 x 1179
Variable refresh rate
NoYes
Pixels Per Inch
460460
Display Type
OLEDOLED

INTERNAL

Processor
A15A16
Internal Storage
128 GB128 GB
RAM
4 GB6 GB

CAMERA

Overall Camera Quality Score
7.7/109.2/10
Photos Score
7.5/109.2/10
Videos Score
8.1/109.5/10
Rear Cameras
Main, UltrawideMain, Ultrawide, Telephoto
Main Camera
12 megapixels + OIS48 megapixels + OIS

BATTERY

Battery Life
7.1 Hours7.3 Hours
Battery Capacity
3240 mAh3200 mAh
Wireless Charging
YesYes
Wireless charging Speed
15 W15 W
Reverse wireless charging
NoNo

PHYSICAL

Size
5.78" x 2.81"5.81" x 2.81"
Weight
6.14 oz7.27 oz
Back Material
GlassGlass
Stereo Speakers
NoNo

CONNECTIVITY

Dual SIM
YesYes
Bluetooth Version
5.05.3
A2DP
YesYes
WiFi Version
66
NFC
YesYes
US 5G Bands
(SA/NSA/Sub6/mmWave)1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 25, 28, 29, 30, 38, 40, 41, 48, 66, 71, 77, 78, 79, 258, 260, 261 (SA/NSA/Sub6) 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 25, 28, 30, 38, 40, 41, 48, 66, 77, 78, 79(SA/NSA/Sub6/mmWave)1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 14, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 38, 40, 41, 48, 53, 66, 70, 71, 77, 78, 79, 258, 260, 261 (SA/NSA/Sub6)1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 25, 26, 28, 30, 38, 40, 41, 48, 66, 70, 77, 78, 79

OTHER FEATURES

Biometric unlock
Face unlockFace unlock
Unlockable Bootloader
NoNo
Color
Blue, Pink, Midnight, Starlight, Green, RedDeep Purple, Gold, Silver, Space Black
SD Card
NoNo
Custom ROM Support
NoNo

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TechRadar

James Peckham | September 2022
"The iPhone 13 isn’t a game changer for Apple’s series of smartphones, but it’s an important iteration that offers better battery life, a better processor and an upgraded camera setup than iPhones that have gone before it. If you’re looking for a fast and capable smartphone, and don’t need the extra features of the pricier Pro model, this is a top choice."

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Tom's Guide

Jordan Palmer | March 2023
"I am confident in saying that, based on my usage and time with the device, the iPhone 14 Pro is the best phone Apple’s made. It’s powerful, has amazing cameras, sports a beautiful display, and the notch is dead. It’s hard to think of anything truly wrong with this device and it’s perfect for people tired of giant handsets."

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About Apple

The tech giant called Apple is synonymous with the most popular smartphone in the world: the iPhone. Known for their build quality and aesthetics, as well as for their excellent integration between hardware and software, iPhones have defined the smartphone industry ever since their conception and they continue to do so by setting new industry standards. Apple's own operating system, called iOS, is known for its simplicity and ease of use, and the company tends to complement it well by creating devices with some of the most powerful processing hardware available in the mobile world. The iPhone is also known for its robust ecosystem of accessories, as it facilitates a very seamless experience when interacting with other Apple products, more so than most of its competitors.

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