Apple iPhone 14 Plus Review – Because Size Matters

By Ritik - 
Updated: 11th Oct 2022 13:24 IST

Table Of Contents

  • 1
    Review Summary
  • 2
    Apple iPhone 14 Plus Price in India and Variants
  • 3
    Apple iPhone 14 Plus Box Contents
  • 4
    Apple iPhone 14 Plus Specs at a glance
  • 5
    Apple iPhone 14 Plus Design and Build
  • 6
    Apple iPhone 14 Plus Camera
  • 7
    Apple iPhone 14 Plus Battery and Charging
  • 8
    Apple iPhone 14 Plus Display
  • 9
    Apple iPhone 14 Plus Performance
  • 10
Apple iPhone 14 Plus Review
Review Summary

With the Apple launch event finishing up, the excitement for the latest iPhone series has settled. With iPhone 14 series, Apple is making a comeback for the Plus model. That being said, Apple iPhone 14 Plus was among the models that were showcased during the event and we’ll review the same today.

This sudden comeback of the Plus model has replaced our lovely Mini model of the iPhone 14. This makes the Plus model the first non-Pro model to have a large 6.7-inch screen.

We will also see improvements in the battery department as apple claims that it will provide the best battery life in a non-Pro model. However, is the idea of replacing the Mini variant with the Plus variant a good one? Let’s find out in this Apple iPhone 14 Plus review.

  • OLED display
  • Good cameras
  • Good battery life
  • Same old chipset
  • 60Hz display
Key Specs
Battery Capacity
Battery Capacity
4325 mAh
Operating System
Operating System
iOS v16
Screen Size
Screen Size
6.7 inches
  • 4325 mAh
  • iOS v16
  • 6.7 inches
Apple iPhone 14 Plus Price in India and Variants

The Apple iPhone 14 Plus starts at a price tag of Rs. 89,900 in India for the 128GB variant. There are two other variants – Rs 99,990 for the 256GB storage variant and Rs 1,19,990 for the 512GB storage variant.

The iPhone 14 Plus will be available in five colour options: Purple, Blue, Starlight, Midnight and Red. You can pre-order the phone on 9 September and it will be available starting from 7 October.

Apple iPhone 14 Plus Price in India and Variants

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Apple iPhone 14 Plus Box Contents

The iPhone 14 Plus comes with the following items inside the box:

  • Handset
  • USB-C to Lightning Cable
  • Documentation
Apple iPhone 14 Plus Specs at a glance

Before we talk in detail about the iPhone 14 Plus, let’s see what the on-paper specs look like:

  • Display: 6.7-inch Super Retina AMOLED display
  • Chipset: A15 Bionic
  • RAM & ROM: 4 GB RAM | 128 GB, 256GB, 512GB Storage
  • Software: iOS 16
  • Rear camera: 12MP + 12MP
  • Selfie camera: 12MP
  • Weight: 203 grams
  • Dimensions: 160.8 x 78.1 x 7.80 mm
Apple iPhone 14 Plus Design and Build

The Apple iPhone 14 Plus, as the name suggests, is bigger in size compared to the base model. More or less, there aren’t any major cosmetic changes compared to last year’s iPhone.

The iPhone 14 Plus also arrives with the same old notch as seen on the base model and Apple iPhone 13.

Apple iPhone 14 Plus design

Since the new iPhone looks very similar to the last year’s iPhone, Apple has launched a new Purple colour option to excite the potential buyers.

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Other colour options invoice: Blue, Starlight, Midnight and Red. I must say that the new purple colour looks really great.

iPhone 14 Plus colour options

Talking about ports and buttons, the power button is on the right side, whereas the volume buttons, SIM card slot and the mute switch can be seen on the left side. The bottom side features a lighting port and speakers.

iPhone 14 Plus left side

Apple iPhone 14 Plus Camera

The Apple iPhone 14 Plus comes with a dual camera setup similar to the base model. This means that the iPhone 14 Plus has the same 12MP primary camera and 12MP ultrawide lens as last year’s iPhone.

Since it’s the old camera setup, I don’t expect much change in the images. It will more or less be the same. However, there is some minor change in the main camera. It now comes with a ƒ/1.5 aperture, which lets to take better shots in low light.

Apple iPhone 14 Plus Camera

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Coming to the front, the notch houses a 12MP selfie camera similar to last year. The selfie camera, this time, comes with a wider aperture of ƒ/1.9, resulting in sharper selfies.

The iPhone 14 Plus can record 4K videos at 24 fps, 25 fps, 30 fps or 60 fps with both the main camera and selfie camera. You also get to see a new Action mode which lets you record super stable videos from the main camera.

Apple action mode

Apple iPhone 14 Plus Battery and Charging

Talking about the battery, the Apple iPhone 14 Plus houses a big 4352 mAh cell inside it. The bigger battery is very much needed here due to the 6.7-inch display. It’s hard to comment on the battery performance without actually using the phone, so we’ll cover that in our detailed review.

Talking about charging, the Apple iPhone 14 Plus comes with the same old 20W fast charging support like other iPhone 14 models. You can also charge the phone wirelessly, owing to the Magsafe technology.

Phone 14 Plus Battery

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The Apple iPhone 14 Plus has the same lighting type port as its previous models. Seeing a Type-C port on an iPhone is still a long way to go – or maybe one year.

Apple iPhone 14 Plus Display

The Apple iPhone 14 Plus features a big 6.7-inch Super Retina OLED display with a resolution of 1284 x 2778 pixels. Also, note that it packs the regular 60Hz display as the 120Hz is reserved for the Pro models

The phone comes with 1,200 nits of peak brightness which is helpful while using the phone in direct sunlight.

Apple iPhone 14 Plus Display

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The OLED panel offers rich and vibrant colours. Although seeing a 60Hz display on a 90K phone still doesn’t make sense to me. Whatever the case is, the display on iPhones has always been good, and the same goes for the iPhone 14 Plus.

You will also see a regular notch on the top of the display, although it is a little smaller than before. The same goes for the bezels.

iPhone 14 Plus notch

Apple iPhone 14 Plus Performance

The Apple iPhone 14 Plus arrives with the same A15 Bionic chipset as the last year’s iPhone. This means that the performance of the iPhone 14 Plus will also be similar to last year’s iPhone. The latest A16 Bionic chipset is reserved for the Pro models.

Apple iPhone 14 Plus Performance

The other thing to note is that the iPhone 14 Plus variant features 4GB of RAM and up to 512GB of internal storage.

The phone comes with 5G connectivity along with BlueTooth 5.3 and Wi-Fi 6. The iPhone 14 series, including the Plus model, features the industry-first satellite connectivity feature to make calls and send emergency texts if there’s no cellular connectivity.

iPhone satellite connectivity feature

Last but not least, the speakers on the iPhone 14 Plus are somewhat better, with improved bass and clarity.


The iPhone 14 Plus will be a solid option for all those who want a bigger iPhone without extra features. However, the performance will be somewhat similar to the base model due to the same A15 chipset. It offers a better battery life since it packs a bigger cell inside.

But does shedding out a few thousand rupees extra for just a bigger screen makes sense? We’ll answer that and more of your questions in the detailed Apple iPhone 14 Plus review, which will be coming out soon.

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