The battery life of the iPhone 14 series is improved slightly. Read on for a comprehensive analysis of the iPhone 14’s battery life in relation to the iPhone 13, 12, and 11, as well as what you can anticipate from the iPhone 14’s battery in terms of video and music playback.
Each of the four iPhone 14 variants shares the same flat-sided design as the iPhone 13 and 12. While the iPhone 12 series measures 0.29 inches (7.4 mm) in thickness, and the iPhone 13 series measures 0.30 inches (7.65 mm) in thickness, the iPhone 14 measures 0.31 inches (7.8 mm) (7.8 mm and 7.85 mm for the Pro). New camera modules and improved battery life are included.
iPhone 14 battery capacities (compared to iPhone 13) 👀🔋
iPhone 14: 3,279 mAh (was 3,227 mAh)
iPhone 14 Plus: 4,325 mAh
iPhone 14 Pro: 3,200 mAh (was 3,095 mAh)
iPhone 14 Pro Max: 4,323 mAh (was 4,352 mAh) pic.twitter.com/DNxEwN4spq
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iPhone 14 battery life: What to expect
Apple says iPhone 14 devices have the “best battery life ever in an iPhone.”
- 1 hour longer battery life on iPhone 14 Pro than iPhone 13 Pro for video playback
- 1 hour longer battery life on iPhone 14 Pro Max than iPhone 13 Pro Max for video playback
- 1 hour longer battery life on iPhone 14 than iPhone 13 for video playback
- 7 hours longer battery life on iPhone 14 Plus than iPhone 13 for video playback (no direct predecessor for comparison)
Keep reading for more detailed battery life specs.
When put side by side with the iPhone 13, the iPhone 14 offers roughly the same amount of audio playback. However, the iPhone 14 Plus has the longest music playback time of any model at 100 hours. Here we compare the battery life of the iPhone 14 to that of the iPhone 13, 12, and 11 based on Apple’s technical specifications for video playing and music playback (non-streamed).
Apple qualifies all of its battery life estimates on its specifications pages with an “up to” clause.
|iPhone 14 Pro Max||iPhone 13 Pro Max||iPhone 12 Pro Max||iPhone 11 Pro Max|
|Battery for video playback||29 hours||28 hours||20 hours||20 hours|
|Battery for audio playback||95 hours||95 hours||80 hours||80 hours|
|iPhone 14 Plus||No predecessor|
|Battery for video playback||26 hours||–|
|Battery for audio playback||100 hours||–|
|iPhone 14 Pro||iPhone 13 Pro||iPhone 12 Pro||iPhone 11 Pro|
|Battery for video playback||23 hours||22 hours||17 hours||18 hours|
|Battery for audio playback||75 hours||75 hours||65 hours||65 hours|
|iPhone 14||iPhone 13||iPhone 12||iPhone 11|
|Battery for video playback||20 hours||19 hours||17 hours||17 hours|
|Battery for audio playback||80 hours||75 hours||65 hours||65 hours|
|iPhone 13 mini||iPhone 12 mini|
|Battery for video playback||17 hours||15 hours|
|Battery for audio playback||55 hours||50 hours|
Do you agree with these specifications for battery life? Do you feel satisfied with the features provided by each model, or do you want more? What do you think? Leave a comment below!