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Which iPhone has the best camera?

Newer iPhones are known for their cameras, but which model has the best one?

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Quick Answer: The iPhone with the best camera is the iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max. Apple typically puts its best cameras in the latest iPhones, so that’s the iPhone 14 Pro and 14 Pro Max for now.

The iPhone is known for its awesome camera. Every year, Apple improves them, and they provide consistently good results. But which iPhone has the best camera?

It’s easy to assume that the newest iPhone has the best camera. But is the more expensive Pro version really that much better than the base version?

How much of an improvement does the latest model provide over the previous year’s iPhone?

If you are looking to snag a new iPhone and value camera quality, don’t worry. We’ll explain which iPhone has the best camera and what makes it great.

So, which iPhone has the best camera?

Short answer: The iPhone 14 Pro

Without a doubt, the iPhone with the best camera is the iPhone 14 Pro.

The iPhone 14 Pro and Pro Max are the stars of Apple’s iPhone lineup. And both phones have the same camera, so you can save a little money by purchasing the iPhone 14 Pro instead of the Pro Max.

iPhone 14
4.5
$799

Capture stunning visuals with the iPhone 14's groundbreaking camera system. Boasting powerful lenses, advanced computational photography, and innovative low-light capabilities, effortlessly create professional-quality shots in any situation, right from your pocket.

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Here’s a table comparing the iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Plus, and iPhone 14 Pro camera specs:

FeatureiPhone 14/14 PlusiPhone 14 Pro/Pro Max
Main CameraDual-camera systemPro camera system
– Resolution12MP Main48MP Main (24mm)
– Apertureƒ/1.5ƒ/1.78
– Sensor-shift OISYesSecond-generation
– Lens ElementsSeven‑element lensSeven-element lens
– Focus Pixels100% Focus Pixels100% Focus Pixels
Ultra Wide Camera12MP Ultra Wide12MP Ultra Wide (13mm)
– Field of View120°120°
– Apertureƒ/2.4ƒ/2.2
– Lens ElementsFive‑element lensSix-element lens
Telephoto / Quad-Pixel Sensor (Enabled)12MP 3x Telephoto / 12MP 2x Telephoto (Quad-pixel sensor)
– Focal Length77 mm / 48 mm
– Apertureƒ/2.8 / ƒ/1.78
– OISSecond-generation (quad-pixel 2x)
– Lens ElementsSix-element / Seven-element lens
Optical Zoom2x optical zoom out3x in, 2x out
Digital ZoomUp to 5xUp to 15x

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The camera in the iPhone 14 Pro is a real powerhouse. The triple-lens array is what really accelerates the camera, with standard, ultra-wide, and telephoto configurations.

The 14 Pro and 14 Pro Max feature a 48MP wide-angle camera, a 12MP ultra-wide camera, and a 3X 12MP telephoto lens.

iPhone 14 cameras
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The camera on the iPhone 14 Pro features a macro function that can focus on objects as close as 2 cm away from the lens. The telephoto module has a 3x range, which is the same as the iPhone 13 Pro.

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Additionally, the camera’s low-light abilities and night mode have continued to improve. Overall, the iPhone 14 Pro camera system is a decent step up from last year’s iPhone 13 Pro.

While the iPhone 14 Pro Max is technically the best phone that Apple has to offer, it doesn’t include any improvements to the camera.

That means the iPhone 14 Pro offers the best iPhone camera today at a more appealing price than the iPhone 14 Pro Max.

iPhone 14 iPhone 14
4.5
$799

Capture stunning visuals with the iPhone 14's groundbreaking camera system. Boasting powerful lenses, advanced computational photography, and innovative low-light capabilities, effortlessly create professional-quality shots in any situation, right from your pocket.

What We Like:
  • High-resolution primary camera
  • Wide-angle and telephoto lens versatility
  • Impressive low-light performance
  • Advanced computational photography
  • ProRAW support for more image control
  • Seamless integration with iOS ecosystem
  • Portrait Mode enhancements
  • Cinematic video features
  • Stabilization technology for blur-free images
  • Consistent software updates for camera improvements
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