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Updated January 10, 2024·

If you prioritize a larger screen and slightly longer battery life, the iPhone 14 Plus with its 6.7-inch display could be the better fit for you. However, if camera quality, especially still photo and video quality, is more important and you prefer a brighter screen with higher peak and typical brightness, then the iPhone 15 would be the better choice, even though it has a slightly smaller 6.1-inch display and a bit less battery life. Both phones do not have headphone jacks or high refresh rate screens, and both offer wireless charging and 5G connectivity. Keep in mind, the iPhone 15 has a newer processor, which generally means improved performance and efficiency. Give Feedback

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Advantages of the Apple iPhone 14 Plus
  • The Apple iPhone 14 Plus has no clear advantages over the Apple iPhone 15.
Advantages of the Apple iPhone 15
  • Very good for taking photos
  • Excellent for recording videos

Key differences

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Overall Camera Quality

8.0
iPhone 14 Plus
iPhone 15
8.6
The Apple iPhone 15 and Apple iPhone 14 Plus both have very good overall camera quality, though the Apple iPhone 15 has somewhat better overall camera quality.

Photo Quality

7.9
iPhone 14 Plus
iPhone 15
8.5
The Apple iPhone 15 takes very good photos, while the Apple iPhone 14 Plus takes good photos.

Battery

9.3 Hours
iPhone 14 Plus
iPhone 15
8.0 Hours
The Apple iPhone 14 Plus has 9.3 hours of battery life. The Apple iPhone 15 has 8 hours of battery life.

Screen Size

The Apple iPhone 14 Plus has a screen size of 6.7 inches and the Apple iPhone 15 is 6.1 inches.
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Key similarities

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Video Quality

8.8
iPhone 14 Plus
iPhone 15
9.1
Although they have very similar scores, PerfectRec considers Apple iPhone 15 to have excellent videos, while the Apple iPhone 14 Plus takes very good videos.

Cost

$829
iPhone 14 Plus
iPhone 15
$829
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The Apple iPhone 14 Plus has a price of $829 and the Apple iPhone 15 costs $829.

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How the Apple iPhone 14 Plus and the Apple iPhone 15 compare to other phones

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Spec Comparison

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Apple iPhone 14 PlusApple iPhone 15
Apple iPhone 14 PlusApple iPhone 15

GENERAL

Price
$829
$829
Brand
AppleApple
Operating System
iOSiOS
Release Date
October 7, 2022September 22, 2023

SCREEN

Screen Size
6.7"6.1"
Resolution
2778 x 12842556 x 1179
Variable refresh rate
NoNo
Pixels Per Inch
458461
Display Type
OLEDOLED

INTERNAL

Processor
A15A16
Internal Storage
128 GB128 GB
RAM
6 GB6 GB

CAMERA

Overall Camera Quality Score
8.1/108.7/10
Photos Score
7.9/108.5/10
Videos Score
8.8/109.2/10
Rear Cameras
Main, UltrawideMain, Ultrawide
Main Camera
12 megapixels + OIS48 megapixels + OIS

BATTERY

Battery Life
9.3 Hours8 Hours
Battery Capacity
4325 mAh3349 mAh
Wireless Charging
YesYes
Wireless charging Speed
15 W15 W
Reverse wireless charging
NoNo

PHYSICAL

Size
6.33" x 3.07"5.81" x 2.82"
Weight
7.16 oz6.03 oz
Back Material
GlassGlass
Stereo Speakers
NoNo

CONNECTIVITY

Dual SIM
YesYes
Bluetooth Version
5.35.3
A2DP
YesYes
WiFi Version
66
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)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, 14, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 38, 40, 41, 48, 53, 66, 70, 71, 75, 76, 77, 78, 79

OTHER FEATURES

Biometric unlock
Face unlockFace unlock
Unlockable Bootloader
NoNo
Color
Blue, Purple, Yellow, Midnight, Starlight, RedYellow, Pink, Blue, Green, Black
SD Card
NoNo
Custom ROM Support
NoNo

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Apple iPhone 14 Plus

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The Verge

Allison Johnson | October 2022
"If it’s time for an upgrade and you’ve been eyeing the big iPhone, but you’d rather get the best battery life possible than the very latest features, then the iPhone 14 Plus is for you. You get a significant boost in battery life, no matter what iPhone you’re upgrading from. That’s a combination of features that a lot of people will find appealing, and the 14 Plus delivers on its promises."

Apple iPhone 15

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TechRadar

Lance Ulanoff | September 2023
"Apple finally waves goodbye to the notch in favor of the Dynamic Island on all phones in its new lineup, and on the iPhone 15 that versatile screen technology is paired with new materials, lovely contoured edges, a powerful A16 Bionic CPU, and, yes, the new USB-C port. Even the photography has been leveled up, with a 48MP camera and new portrait processing capabilities."

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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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