iPhone 14 Plus vs. iPhone 14 Pro Max: Comparing the Bigger Apple Phones
Apple's 2022 phone line includes two phones with 6.7-inch displays, providing a cheaper option for big-screen phone fans.
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Before the event, when the Plus model was rumored under the moniker of iPhone 14 Max, CNET's Lisa Eadicicco noted in a commentary that the phone could even make the iPhone 14 Pro Max harder to justify at its higher price. Indeed, both the iPhone 14 Plus and the iPhone 14 Pro Max include many of the same features, along with a similar 6.7-inch screen size: Both include car-crash detection, an improved front-facing camera, satellite connectivity and eSIM support that replaces the physical SIM card on US models.
But if you do plan to splash out for the Pro Max, that phone will include a 48-megapixel main camera, an always-on display, the new A16 Bionic processor and the redesigned cutout on the front-facing screen, which also features the contextual Dynamic Island feature. Those changes give the more-expensive phone a look and functionality that's noticeably different from the iPhone 14 Plus.
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However, the iPhone 14 Plus still handles a lot, and the $200 difference between the two is substantial. To help with outlining what's different and what's the same between the iPhone 14 Plus and the iPhone 14 Pro Max, we've spelled out both phones' specs in the chart below.