Apple iPhone 14 vs iPhone 11

Here we compared two flagship smartphones: the 6.1-inch Apple iPhone 14 (with Apple A15 Bionic) that was released on September 7, 2022, against the Apple iPhone 11, which is powered by Apple A13 Bionic and came out 36 months before. On this page, you will find tests, full specs, strengths, and weaknesses of each of the gadgets.

Key differences

An overview of the main advantages of each smartphone
Reasons to consider the Apple iPhone 14
  • 41% higher pixel density (460 vs 326 PPI)
  • Better camera quality (According to DxOMark rating)
  • Shows 8% longer battery life (37:24 vs 34:47 hours)
  • Newer Bluetooth version (v5.3)
  • The phone is 3-years newer
  • 24% better performance in AnTuTu Benchmark (774K versus 625K)
  • Has 50% more RAM: 6GB versus 4GB
  • Delivers 25% higher peak brightness (837 against 671 nits)
  • Thinner bezels – 7% more screen real estate
  • OLED display (versus competitor's IPS LCD)

Review

Display
Screen quality, color accuracy, brightness
Performance
CPU/GPU performance in apps and games
Battery
Battery life, charging type and speed
Camera
Photo and video recording quality
Connectivity
Networks, ports, data transmission
NanoReview score
Final comparison evaluation

Value for money

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Price

Tests and specifications

Comparison table of technical specifications and tests
Phone:
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Display

Type OLED IPS LCD
Size 6.1 inches 6.1 inches
Resolution 1170 x 2532 pixels 828 x 1792 pixels
Aspect ratio 19.5:9 19.5:9
PPI 460 ppi 326 ppi
Refresh rate 60 Hz 60 Hz
Max rated brightness 800 nits 625 nits
Max rated brightness in HDR 1200 nits -
HDR support Yes, Dolby Vision Yes, Dolby Vision
Screen protection Ceramic Shield Tempered glass
Screen-to-body ratio 86% 79%
Display features - DCI-P3 - DCI-P3
Display tests
RGB color space 99.5% 99.8%
PWM 60 Hz Not detected
Response time 12 ms 24.8 ms
Contrast ∞ Infinity 999:1
Peak brightness test (auto)
iPhone 14 +25%
837 nits
671 nits
Sources: NotebookCheck [3], [4]

Design and build

Height 146.7 mm (5.78 inches) 150.9 mm (5.94 inches)
Width 71.5 mm (2.81 inches) 75.7 mm (2.98 inches)
Thickness 7.8 mm (0.31 inches) 8.3 mm (0.33 inches)
Weight 172 gramm (6.07 oz) 194 gramm (6.84 oz)
Waterproof IP68 IP68
Rear material Glass Glass
Frame material Metal Metal
Colors White, Black, Blue, Red, Purple White, Black, Green, Red, Purple, Yellow
Fingerprint scanner No No
Screen-to-body ratio
iPhone 14 +9%
86%
79%

Performance

Tests of Apple iPhone 14 and Apple iPhone 11 in the benchmarks
SoC
Chipset Apple A15 Bionic Apple A13 Bionic
Max. clock 3230 MHz 2650 MHz
CPU cores 6 (2 + 4) 6 (2 + 4)
Architecture - 4 cores at 2.02 GHz: Blizzard
- 2 cores at 3.24 GHz: Avalanche
- 4 cores at 1.6 GHz: Thunder
- 2 cores at 2.66 GHz: Lightning
Lithography process 5 nanometers 7 nanometers
Graphics Apple GPU Apple A13 Bionic GPU
GPU clock 1200 MHz -
FLOPS - ~736 GFLOPS
Memory
RAM size 6 GB 4 GB
Memory type LPDDR4X LPDDR4X
Memory clock 2133 MHz -
Channels 2 2
Storage
Storage size 128, 256, 512 GB 64, 128, 256 GB
Storage type NVMe NVMe
Memory card No No

Benchmarks

Geekbench 5 (Single-Core)
iPhone 14 +30%
1729
1329
Geekbench 5 (Multi-Core)
iPhone 14 +36%
4735
3477
AnTuTu Benchmark 9
iPhone 14 +24%
774560
625591
CPU 209437 166661
GPU 333181 256531
Memory 105776 91027
UX 131735 115651
Total score 774560 625591
3DMark Wild Life Performance
iPhone 14 +26%
9517
7561
Stability 81% 71%
Graphics test 56 FPS 45 FPS
Graphics score 9517 7561
Sources: 3DMark [3], [4]

Software

Operating system iOS 16 (Can be upgraded to iOS 16.1.1) iOS 13 (Can be upgraded to iOS 16.1.1)
OS size 12 GB -

Battery

Specifications
Capacity 3279 mAh 3110 mAh
Charge power 20 W 18 W
Battery type Li-Ion Li-Ion
Replaceable No No
Wireless charging Yes (7.5 W) Yes (7.5 W)
Reverse charging No No
Fast charging Yes (60% in 30 min) Yes (50% in 30 min)
Full charging time 1:31 hr 1:45 hr
Battery life tests
Web browsing 13:45 hr 11:39 hr
Watching video 15:45 hr 15:16 hr
Gaming 05:25 hr 05:09 hr
Standby 122 hr 121 hr
General battery life
iPhone 14 +8%
37:24 hr
34:47 hr
Phones With Long Battery Life (50th and 101st place)

Camera

Specs and camera test of smartphones
Main camera
Matrix 12 megapixels 12 megapixels
Image resolution 4032 x 3024 4032 x 3024
Zoom Digital Digital
Flash Dual LED Quad LED
Stabilization Optical Optical
8K video recording No No
4K video recording Up to 60FPS Up to 60FPS
1080p video recording Up to 60FPS Up to 60FPS
Slow motion 240 FPS (1080p) 240 FPS (1080p)
Angle of widest lens 120° 120°
Lenses 2 (12 MP + 12 MP) 2 (12 MP + 12 MP)
Wide (main) lens - 12 MP
- Aperture: f/1.5
- Focal length: 26 mm
- Pixel size: 1.9 micron
- Phase autofocus (Dual Pixel)
- Optical stabilization
- 12 MP
- Aperture: f/1.8
- Focal length: 26 mm
- Pixel size: 1.4 micron
- Sensor: 1/2.55", Apple iSight Camera (CMOS)
- Phase autofocus
- Optical stabilization
Ultra-wide lens - 12 MP
- Aperture: f/2.4
- Focal length: 13 mm
- 12 MP
- Aperture: f/2.4
- Focal length: 13 mm
Camera features - Bokeh mode
- Pro mode
- Bokeh mode
- Pro mode
Samples Photo samples of Apple iPhone 14 from DxOMark Photo samples of Apple iPhone 11 from DxOMark
Selfie camera
Megapixels 12 megapixels 12 megapixels
Image resolution 4032 x 3024 4032 x 3024
Aperture f/1.9 f/2.2
Focal length 23 mm 23 mm
Sensor type CMOS BSI CMOS
Sensor size 1/3.6" -
Video resolution 2160p (4K) at 60 FPS 2160p (4K) at 60 FPS

DxOMark camera tests

Photo quality
iPhone 14 +5%
135
129
Video quality
iPhone 14 +34%
146
109
Generic camera score
iPhone 14 +12%
133
119

Connectivity

Wi-Fi standard Wi-Fi 6 (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax) Wi-Fi 6 (802.11 b/g/n/ac/ax)
Wi-Fi features - Dual Band
- Wi-Fi MiMO
- Wi-Fi Direct
- Wi-Fi Hotspot
- Wi-Fi Display
- Dual Band
- Wi-Fi Hotspot
Bluetooth version 5.3 5
Bluetooth features LE LE, A2DP
USB type - No
USB version 2 2
USB features - Charging
- USB-Storage mode
- OTG
- Charging
- USB-Storage mode
GPS GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, QZSS
NFC* Yes Yes
Infrared port No No
Network
Number of SIM* 1 1
Type of SIM card Nano Nano
eSIM support* Yes Yes
Hybrid slot No No
LTE Cat* 18 18
5G support Yes No

Sound

Speakers Stereo Stereo
Headphone audio jack No No
FM radio No No
Dolby Atmos Yes Yes
Speakers test
Max. loudness
80.9 dB
iPhone 11 +3%
83.4 dB

Other

Category Flagship Flagship
Announced September 2022 September 2019
Release date September 2022 September 2019
SAR (head) - 0.95 W/kg
SAR (body) - 0.99 W/kg
Sensors - Barometer
- Proximity sensor
- Gyroscope
- Accelerometer
- Ambient light sensor
- Compass
- Face recognition sensor
- Barometer
- Proximity sensor
- Gyroscope
- Accelerometer
- Compass
- Face recognition sensor
*Disclaimer! NFC, GSM network support, and some other specs can be different depending on the country.

Conclusion

After analyzing all the data, we think that the Apple iPhone 14 is definitely a better buy.

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