It’s been almost a year since the OnePlus 10 Pro was released. We are still waiting for its successor to appear on the global market. While we wait, let’s compare the OnePlus 10 Pro to the Apple iPhone 14 Pro. The iPhone 14 Pro, which came out last September, is Apple’s flagship product alongside its larger counterparts. The OnePlus 10 Pro is currently slashed in price due to the arrival of its successor, so some of you may be trying to decide if it’s worth getting. If you’re wondering between the phone and Apple’s pride and joy, this article is for you.
We first list the spec sheets of both smartphones, then compare them in different categories. Compare design, display, performance, battery life, camera and audio performance. These two phones are pretty different in almost every way, so this should be an interesting comparison. Shall we begin?
|OnePlus 10 Pro||Apple iPhone 14 Pro|
|Screen size||6.7 inch QHD+ LTPO2 Fluid AMOLED display (120Hz adaptive refresh rate, LTPO, min 1Hz)||6.1 inch LTPO Super Retina XDR OLED display (120Hz refresh rate)|
|SoCs||Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1||Apple A16 Bionic|
|depository||128GB/256GB, non-expandable (UFS 3.1)||128GB, 256GB, 512GB, 1TB, non-expandable|
|rear camera||48MP (wide angle, f/1.8 aperture, 23mm lens, 1.12um pixel size, multi-directional PDAF, OIS, laser AF)
50MP (ultrawide, f/2.2 aperture, 14mm lens, 150 degree FoV, 0.64um pixel size)
8MP (telephoto, f/2.4 aperture, 1.0um pixel size, OIS, PDAF, 3.3x optical zoom)
|48MP (f/1.8 aperture, wide angle, 1.22um pixel size, sensor shift OIS, dual pixel PDAF)
12 MP (ultrawide, f/2.2 aperture, 13mm, 120 degree FoV, 1.4um pixel size, dual pixel PDAF)
12MP (telephoto, f/2.8 aperture, 77mm lens, PDAF, OIS, 3x optical zoom)
|front camera||32MP (aperture value f/2.2, wide angle, pixel size 0.8um)||12MP (wide angle, f/1.9 aperture, 23mm lens, PDAF)
SL 3D (depth/biometric sensor)
|battery||5,000mAh, non-removable, 80W (65W in US) wired charging, 50W wireless charging, reverse wireless charging
|3,200mAh, non-removable, 20W wired charging, 15W MagSafe wireless charging, 7.5W Qi wireless charging, 5W reverse wireless charging
Charger not included
|weight||201 grams||206 grams|
|connectivity||5G, LTE, NFC, Bluetooth 5.2, Wi-Fi, USB Type-C||5G, LTE, NFC, Bluetooth 5.3, Wi-Fi, Lightning port|
|safety||In-display fingerprint scanner (optical)||advanced face scan|
Oxygen OS 12.1
OnePlus 10 Pro vs Apple iPhone 14 Pro: Design
As you can see in the featured image, the two phones are quite different in design: the OnePlus 10 Pro is made of aluminum and glass, while the iPhone 14 Pro combines stainless steel and glass. The OnePlus 10 Pro has a curved display with thin bezels and a display camera hole in the upper left corner. The iPhone 14 Pro has a pill-shaped cutout at the top, along with a flat display and uniform bezels.
Apple’s flagship has flat sides all around and fairly rounded corners. The OnePlus 10 Pro is not exactly flat on the sides, as both the front and back are curved into the frame. Both phones have a camera island in the upper left corner on the back. However, these he two settings look quite different. The OnePlus 10 Pro curves along the phone’s frame, while the iPhone has a more regular look, with a recognizable camera placement.
The OnePlus 10 Pro is a significantly larger phone than the iPhone 14 Pro. It’s also a bit heavy, but fairly tall and wide. Given that the display is fairly large, that’s not surprising. Despite this, it is lighter than the iPhone 14 Pro. why? Well, the main reason is the use of stainless steel on the iPhone 14 Pro. The OnePlus 10 Pro is only 5 grams heavier, but it’s pretty big… which is surprising. Both devices are waterproof and dustproof (IP68 certified), but both are extremely slippery.
OnePlus 10 Pro vs Apple iPhone 14 Pro: Display
The OnePlus 10 Pro features a 6.7-inch QHD+ (3216 x 1440) LTPO2 Fluid AMOLED display. This panel can project up to 1 billion colors and has a refresh rate of 120 Hz. It also supports HDR10+ content and is curved. Even though we’re looking at a 20:9 display aspect ratio here, the panel delivers up to 1,300 nits of brightness at its peak.
The iPhone 14 Pro, on the other hand, has a 6.1-inch 2556 x 1179 LTPO Super Retina XDR OLED display. The display is also flat with a refresh rate of 120Hz. It supports HDR10 content and also supports Dolby Vision. The iPhone 14 Pro panel is up to 2,000 nits bright at peak. It has a 19.5:9 aspect ratio and is protected by Ceramic Shield glass.
Both of these displays are very good. However, the iPhone 14 Pro does have one big advantage – its brightness. Hmm. If not, both displays are equivalent. It offers vivid colors, excellent viewing angles, and deep blacks. Both panels have good touch response.
OnePlus 10 Pro vs Apple iPhone 14 Pro: Performance
The OnePlus 10 Pro is powered by the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC. Its SoC is paired with 8GB or 12GB of LPDDR5 RAM, and UFS 3.1 flash storage. The iPhone 14 Pro has an Apple A16 Bionic SoC and 6 GB of RAM. NVMe storage is also part of the package. Both phones look very powerful on paper, but what’s the performance like in real life?
Both of these phones are pretty smooth when it comes to everyday performance. They can multitask very fast and are great for browsing, consuming multimedia, image editing, and more. When it comes to gaming, both phones do a really good job of even the most demanding games.
OnePlus 10 Pro vs Apple iPhone 14 Pro: Battery
The OnePlus 10 Pro includes a 5,000mAh battery, while the iPhone 14 Pro has a 3,200mAh unit. Not only is the OnePlus 10 Pro a much larger phone, iPhone batteries are typically smaller than their Android counterparts. It all adds up because it consumes less battery on a daily basis. In fact, both phones offer very good battery life.
The OnePlus 10 Pro was able to cross the eight-hour screen-on-time mark many times, while the iPhone 14 Pro can achieve around seven hours of screen-on-time. If you’re a gamer, you can expect a lower number than this, but that’s for sure. Installed apps, device usage, and signal all contribute to battery consumption, so your mileage may vary .
When it comes to charging, the OnePlus 10 Pro is by far the best. The phone supports 80W (65W in the US) wired charging and 50W wireless charging, in addition to reverse wireless charging. iPhone 14 Pro supports 20W wired, 15W MagSafe wireless, and 7.5W Qi wireless charging. The OnePlus handset ships with a charger, but the iPhone 14 Pro does not.
OnePlus 10 Pro vs Apple iPhone 14 Pro: Camera
The OnePlus 10 Pro comes with a 48-megapixel main camera, a 50-megapixel ultra-wide unit, and an 8-megapixel telephoto camera. The iPhone 14 Pro has a 48-megapixel body, a 12-megapixel ultra-wide-angle camera, and a 10-megapixel telephoto camera. Note that the OnePlus 10 Pro’s ultra-wide camera offers a significantly higher FoV than the iPhone 14 Pro.
That said, both phones do a great job when it comes to photos. The OnePlus 10 Pro’s image is a little more saturated, and the colors pop a little more. Images of the iPhone 14 Pro tend to be more lifelike. The iPhone 14 Pro tends to blow out highlights in extreme situations, but it focuses faster than the OnePlus 10 Pro.Ultra Wide camera performance is excellent on both devices.iPhone 14 Pro Ultra Wide I prefer the camera image, but I prefer the OnePlus 10 Pro’s FoV.
Both are great when it comes to low light, but they are different. The iPhone 14 Pro image is darker and more lifelike, while the OnePlus 10 Pro brightens the image significantly. Video recording is better on the iPhone 14 Pro, no doubt about it. The iPhone 14 Pro and Pro Max are arguably the best phones for video recording on the market.
Both of these phones include a set of stereo speakers. they are both pretty good. The lows, mids and highs are well balanced, loud and very detailed. They’re definitely not the best speakers we’ve seen on a phone, but they’re more than adequate in both cases.
What neither phone has is an audio jack. However, you can still use the charging port for audio purposes. The OnePlus 10 Pro has a Type-C USB port and the iPhone 14 Pro has a Lightning port. The OnePlus 10 Pro supports Bluetooth 5.2 and the iPhone 14 Pro supports Bluetooth 5.3.