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Updated January 10, 2024·

If you prioritize a high-quality camera and top performance, the iPhone 14 Pro is an excellent choice but at a premium price. It boasts better overall camera quality, with significantly higher still photo and video quality. However, for those looking for longer battery life and a larger screen at a lower cost, the Samsung Galaxy A23 is a strong contender. It offers a decent camera experience suitable for everyday needs but does not match the iPhone's camera capabilities. Keep in mind the iPhone 14 Pro operates on iOS, while the Galaxy A23 uses Android, which might affect your choice based on your preferred ecosystem. Give Feedback

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Advantages of the Apple iPhone 14 Pro
  • Excellent for taking photos
  • Best in class for recording videos
  • Best in class display quality
  • Best in class performance
Advantages of the Samsung Galaxy A23
  • Very good battery life

Key differences

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Overall Camera Quality

9.2
iPhone 14 Pro
Galaxy A23
4.7
The Apple iPhone 14 Pro has excellent overall camera quality, while the Samsung Galaxy A23 has poor overall camera quality.

Photo Quality

9.1
iPhone 14 Pro
Galaxy A23
4.7
The Apple iPhone 14 Pro takes excellent photos, while the Samsung Galaxy A23 takes poor photos.

Video Quality

9.5
iPhone 14 Pro
Galaxy A23
4.3
The Apple iPhone 14 Pro takes best in class videos, while the Samsung Galaxy A23 takes poor videos.

Battery

7.3 Hours
iPhone 14 Pro
Galaxy A23
9.3 Hours
The Apple iPhone 14 Pro has 7.3 hours of battery life. The Samsung Galaxy A23 has 9.3 hours of battery life.

Screen Size

The Apple iPhone 14 Pro has a screen size of 6.1 inches and the Samsung Galaxy A23 is 6.6 inches.

Cost

$688
iPhone 14 Pro
Galaxy A23
$350
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The Apple iPhone 14 Pro has a price of $688 and the Samsung Galaxy A23 costs $350.
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How the Apple iPhone 14 Pro and the Samsung Galaxy A23 compare to other phones

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Spec Comparison

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Apple iPhone 14 ProSamsung Galaxy A23
Apple iPhone 14 ProSamsung Galaxy A23

GENERAL

Price
$688
$350
Brand
AppleSamsung
Operating System
iOSAndroid
Release Date
September 16, 2022September 2, 2022

SCREEN

Screen Size
6.1"6.6"
Resolution
2556 x 11792408 x 1080
Variable refresh rate
YesNo
Pixels Per Inch
460400
Display Type
OLEDLCD

INTERNAL

Processor
A16SD695
Internal Storage
128 GB64 GB
RAM
6 GB4 GB

CAMERA

Overall Camera Quality Score
9.2/104.7/10
Photos Score
9.2/104.8/10
Videos Score
9.5/104.4/10
Rear Cameras
Main, Ultrawide, TelephotoMain, Ultrawide, Macro
Main Camera
48 megapixels + OIS50 megapixels + OIS

BATTERY

Battery Life
7.3 Hours9.3 Hours
Battery Capacity
3200 mAh5000 mAh
Wireless Charging
YesNo
Wireless charging Speed
15 W0 W
Reverse wireless charging
NoNo

PHYSICAL

Size
5.81" x 2.81"6.51" x 3.03"
Weight
7.27 oz6.95 oz
Back Material
GlassPlastic
Stereo Speakers
NoNo

CONNECTIVITY

Dual SIM
YesNo
Bluetooth Version
5.35.1
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, 30, 66, 77

OTHER FEATURES

Biometric unlock
Face unlockFace unlock, Fingerprint sensor: Side
Unlockable Bootloader
NoNo
Color
Deep Purple, Gold, Silver, Space BlackBlack
Stock Android
N/ANo
SD Card
NoYes

Shopping

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Apple iPhone 14 Pro

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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."

Samsung Galaxy A23

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Android Police

Connor Nolan | October 2022
"With four years of security updates, a Snapdragon 695, and far and away the best display at this price point, the Samsung Galaxy A23 5G is one of the best values in the budget category you're likely to see for quite a while. Buy it if you want a super long support life for your budget phone."

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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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