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iPhone 14 Pro, Oppo Reno 8 Pro, Xiaomi 12 Pro: which one to choose?

Do you want to treat yourself to a new smartphone but are still hesitating between the iPhone 14 Pro, the Oppo Reno8 Pro and the Xiaomi 12 Pro? Here are some comparison elements to give you a better idea of ​​their advantages and disadvantages compared to each other and thus determine which one is really made for you.

The design of the iPhone 14 Pro is quite remarkable with very beautiful colors and interesting shapes like its flat profiles. Those of Oppo Reno8 Pro and Xiaomi 12 Pro are also appreciable, also available in different colors with a particularly pleasant touch. In terms of templates, it is the iPhone 14 Pro which is the most compact with a height of 147.5 mm against 161.2 mm for the Oppo Reno8 Pro and 163.6 mm for the Xiaomi 12 Pro. These last two are also wide while the iPhone 14 Pro is slimmer. It is the Reno8 Pro which is however the thinnest with 7.34 mm in thicknessr against 7.85 mm for the iPhone 14 Pro and 8.16 mm for the Xiaomi 12 Pro. It is also the lightest Oppo mobile with 183 grams against 205 grams for the Xiaomi and 206 grams for the Apple smartphone. However, it is he who has the battery with the least capacity, therefore the smallest, on 3200 mAh compared to 4500 mAh in Oppo’s Reno8 Pro and 4600 mAh in the Xiaomi 12 Pro. Undoubtedly, it is the latter which charges fastest supporting charging at 120 watts versus 80 watts for the Reno8 Pro. The iPhone 14 Pro charges the slowest of the three devices compared today. Only the Reno8 Pro does not offer wireless or reverse charging.

Which offers the best performance and widest connectivity?

If you are looking for the most powerful smartphone in this comparison, it is the iPhone 14 Pro which dominates the debates with its Apple A16 Bionic chipset outperforming the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 installed at the heart of the Xiaomi 12 Pro even if it has 12 GB of RAM against 6 GB in the apple mobile also exceeding the performance offered by the Reno8 Pro with its Soc MediaTek Dimensity 8100Max and 8 GB of virtually expandable RAM. All of them offer excellent performance and allow you to play demanding games. None accept memory card storage. We must therefore make do with the integrated capacity, i.e. 256 GB for Oppo and Xiaomi mobiles while the iPhone 14 Pro is offered with 128, 256, 512 or 1 TB. All three devices are 5G, Wi-Fi 6 compatible (with a slight advantage for the Xiaomi 12 Pro offering Wi-Fi 6E, NFC and Bluetooth. Only the Oppo mobile has an audio jack port for connecting headphones. Fingerprint readers are installed under the screen of Oppo and Xiaomi smartphones while the Apple mobile is unlocked with the Face ID function. It is the only one to be IP68 waterproof certified, the other two being officially splash proof.


What screens and what configurations for photos?

For the display part, the three mobiles have remarkable screens with an AMOLED panel. Those of the iPhone 14 Pro and Xiaomi 12 Pro support the HDR10+ and Dolby Vision formats (only HDR10+ for Oppo) with a diagonal of 6.73 inches for the Xiaomi, 6.7 inches for the Reno8 Pro and 6.1 inches for the iPhone 14 Pro. They benefit from a maximum refresh rate of 120 Hz with, for Apple and Xiaomi mobiles, the possibility of going down to 1 Hz, depending on the application used. Finally, for the photos, the iPhone 14 Pro has a 48+12+12 megapixel configuration on the back with a 3x optical zoom against three 50 megapixel sensors on the Xiaomi 12 Pro and a 50+8+2 megapixel block installed on the back of Oppo’s Reno8 Pro. For selfies, the Reno8 Pro and Xiaomi 12 Pro feature a 32-megapixel sensor versus a 12-megapixel autofocus module on the iPhone 14 Pro.