In 2022, make way for the iPhone 14. After insufficient sales volumes, Apple has chosen to remove the mini model from the range. It was therefore the iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Plus that were announced during the back-to-school keynote. The bad news? Their price, which climbs seriously.
Finding an iPhone 14 or 14 Plus at launch can be tricky as stocks are quite low. Fortunately the resellers are there, and you should find your happiness if you are fast enough. In this article, we explain everything about these new models, and we offer you the best prices for the iPhone 14 (updated every two hours).
Let’s now go into more detail on the characteristics and advantages of these new iPhone 14 and 14 Plus. We were in Cupertino to experience the launch, discover the summary video while waiting for the complete tests of each of the models:
Why choose the iPhone 14 or 14 Plus
Before buying an iPhone 14, a quick presentation of their technical characteristics, but above all of the new features. And despite appearances, there are many of them this year. A brief overview.
Camera: best in every way
If Apple uses the same A15 Bionic chip as on the iPhone 13, these iPhone 14 receive new software and hardware on photo processing. The main 12MP sensor is larger and uses sensor shift technology. The new “Action Mode” allows for extreme video stabilization in difficult conditions. The Cinematic mode, previously reserved for Pro models, is also arriving on the iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Plus.
At the front, the selfie module takes a big leap, with an f/1.9 aperture, the arrival of autofocus, and the arrival of a TrueDepth sensor. At the software level, the new “Photonic Engine” promises the iPhone 14 a gain in quality in all conditions. In low light, Apple announces photos twice better with the main sensor, and 2.5x on the ultra wide-angle.
The screen goes a step
The iPhone 14 has a 6.1-inch screen and the iPhone 14 Plus a 6.7-inch screen. In both cases, we are entitled to a Super Retina XDR panel with support for True Tone technology, a contrast of 2,000,000:1 and a maximum brightness of 800 nits in normal mode, and 1200 nits in HDR mode.
The iPhone 14 Plus therefore offers a very different alternative to the iPhone 13 range, and is aimed at lovers of the big screen, but its greatest quality is its autonomy. Both models feature a Ceramic Shield front, glass back and aluminum design.
The toughest iPhone ever
During its launch conference, Apple did not cut corners: the iPhone 14 Plus is the most enduring smartphone ever created by the brand. In use, the Apple A15 Bionic chip and by mastering the software and hardware, it should prove to be extremely autonomous on a daily basis.
The brand announces up to 26 hours of video playback for the 14 Plus and 20 hours for the iPhone 14. Both models are compatible with Magsafe wireless charging up to 15W, Qi wireless charging up to 7, 5W and announces a 50% recharge in 30 minutes wired with a 20W adapter.
In terms of colors, you have the choice between black, mauve, red, bench and blue. All these new features have an impact on the price, which is up this year.
Where to buy the iPhone 14 and 14 Plus at the best price?
Now is the time to tell you how and where to buy an iPhone 14 at the best price. The best price to buy iPhone 14, 128 GB is €899.00 at RED by SFR. The best price for the iPhone 14 Plus 128 GB is €1,049.00. The deadlines are different, the iPhone 14 are available from this Friday, September 16, and the iPhone 14 Plus will arrive on Friday, October 7.
Below is the table of the best prices for an iPhone 14 128 GB:
iPhone 14 128 GB at the best price
Base price: €1,019
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Here is the table of the best prices for an iPhone 14 Plus 128 GB:
iPhone 14 Plus 128 GB at the best price
Base price: €1,169
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If the prices are likely to vary, here is the list of public prices of the different models (for reference).
- iPhone 14 128 GB: €1,019
- iPhone 14 256 GB: €1,149
- iPhone 14 512 GB: €1,409
- iPhone 14 Plus 128 GB: €1,169
- iPhone 14 Plus 256 GB: €1,299
- iPhone 14 Plus 512 GB: €1,559