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Updated February 22, 2024·

The Apple iPhone 14 has an upper midrange price and offers a better overall camera experience with higher versatility, and more dynamic range in photos and videos, especially in low light conditions, compared to the Samsung Galaxy A14, which has a budget price but weaker camera performance. If long battery life is important to you, the Galaxy A14 offers longer battery hours. The iPhone 14 has a smaller screen and a slightly lower weight, which could be more comfortable for everyday use. Additionally, the iPhone 14 uses iOS while the Galaxy A14 uses Android, which may influence your choice based on the ecosystem you prefer. The iPhone's OLED screen provides better screen quality than the LCD screen of the Galaxy but at a higher price. If cost is a major concern and you need more battery life over camera quality, you might consider the Samsung Galaxy A14, but if you are willing to pay more for an overall better performance, especially regarding the camera and screen quality, the Apple iPhone 14 would be the way to go.I'll begin by reviewing the information on the Apple iPhone 14 and the Samsung Galaxy A14 to help you make a decision. Please wait a moment while I access the details. Give Feedback

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Advantages of the Apple iPhone 14
  • Good for taking photos
  • Very good for recording videos
  • Very good display quality
  • Very good performance
Advantages of the Samsung Galaxy A14
  • Very good battery life

Key differences

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Overall Camera Quality

8.0
iPhone 14
Galaxy A14
4.8
The Apple iPhone 14 has very good overall camera quality, while the Samsung Galaxy A14 has poor overall camera quality.

Photo Quality

7.9
iPhone 14
Galaxy A14
4.8
The Apple iPhone 14 takes good photos, while the Samsung Galaxy A14 takes poor photos.

Video Quality

8.8
iPhone 14
Galaxy A14
4.4
The Apple iPhone 14 takes very good videos, while the Samsung Galaxy A14 takes poor videos.

Battery

7.3 Hours
iPhone 14
Galaxy A14
9.1 Hours
The Apple iPhone 14 has 7.3 hours of battery life. The Samsung Galaxy A14 has 9.1 hours of battery life.

Screen Size

The Apple iPhone 14 has a screen size of 6.1 inches and the Samsung Galaxy A14 is 6.6 inches.

Cost

$729
iPhone 14
Galaxy A14
$200
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The Apple iPhone 14 has a price of $729 and the Samsung Galaxy A14 costs $200.
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How the Apple iPhone 14 and the Samsung Galaxy A14 compare to other phones

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Spec Comparison

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Apple iPhone 14Samsung Galaxy A14
Apple iPhone 14Samsung Galaxy A14

GENERAL

Price
$729
$200
Brand
AppleSamsung
Operating System
iOSAndroid
Release Date
September 16, 2022January 12, 2023

SCREEN

Screen Size
6.1"6.6"
Resolution
2532 x 11702408 x 1080
Variable refresh rate
NoNo
Pixels Per Inch
460400
Display Type
OLEDLCD

INTERNAL

Processor
A15D700
Internal Storage
128 GB64 GB
RAM
6 GB4 GB

CAMERA

Overall Camera Quality Score
8.1/104.8/10
Photos Score
7.9/104.9/10
Videos Score
8.8/104.4/10
Rear Cameras
Main, UltrawideMain, Macro
Main Camera
12 megapixels + OIS50 megapixels

BATTERY

Battery Life
7.3 Hours9.1 Hours
Battery Capacity
3279 mAh5000 mAh
Wireless Charging
YesNo
Wireless charging Speed
15 W0 W
Reverse wireless charging
NoNo

PHYSICAL

Size
5.78" x 2.81"6.6" x 3.07"
Weight
6.07 oz7.13 oz
Back Material
GlassPlastic
Stereo Speakers
NoNo

CONNECTIVITY

Dual SIM
YesNo
Bluetooth Version
5.35.2
A2DP
YesYes
WiFi Version
65
NFC
YesYes
US 5G Bands
(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 (SA/NSA/Sub6/mmWave)2, 5, 66, 77

OTHER FEATURES

Biometric unlock
Face unlockFace unlock, Fingerprint sensor: Side
Unlockable Bootloader
NoNo
Color
Blue, Purple, Yellow, Midnight, Starlight, RedBlack
Stock Android
N/ANo
SD Card
NoYes

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Apple iPhone 14

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Lance Ulanoff | October 2022
"The iPhone 14 is a capable smartphone with a seriously snappy CPU, lovely screen, and good cameras. The iPhone 14’s camera array is better than the iPhone 13’s, and will make most mobile photogs very happy. It also lasts more than a day on a single charge. This isn’t the fastest or most feature-rich iPhone, but it’s light, fast, and attractive."

Samsung Galaxy A14

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Julian Chokkattu | January 2023
"It's near-impossible to not marvel at the value of the Galaxy A14. It does almost everything so well for so little, and that's precisely what we should be asking more of from our gadgets. Good performance. Nice screen. Two-day battery life. Solid camera. Includes 64 GB of storage and a microSD card slot, plus a headphone jack and NFC for contactless payments."

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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.

About Samsung

Samsung is one of the most recognizable names in the smartphone industry, standing as the undisputed best-selling brand of Android smartphones in the United States for many years now. Samsung is known for offering a variety of smartphones in all available price points, as well as for implementing cutting-edge technology and innovative features in their flagship devices, ones that often shape the market going forward. The company offers its own unique spin on Android, called One UI, which focuses on offering a multitude of features and is heavily customizable, according to user preference.

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