The two most heavyweight models of the second half of this year – Huawei Mate50 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro have all been released, I also got the two phones, incidentally used for a period of time. Then as a representative of the high-end flagship, I believe that many friends are also very interested in the daily performance of the two new machines, then without further ado, direct real-world comparisons for everyone to see.
Speaking of cell phone images, Huawei and Apple are difficult to bypass, both have a unique image style, but also have their own audience, so for consumers, choose the style you can accept, often more informative than looking at the hardware parameters. So, on the parameters of how we do not do a more detailed explanation, I listed the table below, which you need to take a look at.
The highlights of the Huawei Mate50 Pro are the variable aperture, F1.4 large aperture, Huawei XMAGE image style, and 200x zoom range. iPhone 14 Pro has an upgraded 48 million main camera, support for ProRAW mode, and an increased sensor size.
Both are proper image flagships. In addition to the high specification of the main camera, the secondary camera also does not appear to “make up” the situation, coupled with their respective industry-leading image algorithms, almost representing the peak level of mobile imaging. Let’s take a look at the performance of the two products in various scenarios, let’s take a look.
Huawei Mate50 Pro daytime sample photos
iPhone 14 Pro Daytime Sample Images
The iPhone 14 Pro is still a “high-saturation warrior style” with a bluer sky and simpler building tones. However, when taking this photo, the sun was almost setting, but the iPhone 14 Pro did not restore this scene, instead, the Huawei Mate50 Pro retained the sunset well, and the light levels on the building facades were richer and the colors were more accurate, which really captured the atmosphere of the evening.
Huawei Mate50 Pro daytime super wide angle sample photos
iPhone 14 Pro daytime ultra-wide angle sample photos
The iPhone 14 Pro image is still a bit crisper, while the Huawei Mate50 Pro is a bit warmer overall, but feels a bit richer in color, especially since the sky color reproduction is spot on, and the transition is relatively smooth. In addition to the different styles of color, both ultra-wide-angle resolutions are moderate, with some slippage in edge detail, but overall okay, in addition to the control of ultra-wide angle distortion to give a good review, both sides are excellent.
Huawei Mate50 Pro main camera sample photos
iPhone 14 Pro ProRAW Sample Images
This time the iPhone 14 Pro has a new mode called ProRAW, and when you turn on this mode, the details of the samples will skyrocket. Of course, RAW photos also store more information, often used in the photo of the second creation, professional photography crowd, or like their own retouching photography enthusiasts, generally use the case will be more, if you also have an iPhone 14 Pro in hand, then try to adjust some of their favorite photos, it still feels very good.
Huawei Mate50 Pro nighttime main camera sample photos
iPhone 14 Pro nighttime main camera sample photos
In the night scene, both flagships show very good night scene purity, full of details, although the overall color style is very different, each has its own flavor, I do not know which one you prefer. In addition, in the processing of highlights and dark areas, Huawei Mate50 Pro’s overall performance is better, such as the bottom left part of the screen, iPhone 14 Pro has become a black mass, it is difficult to see the building without zooming in to see, but Huawei Mate50 Pro details are very clear, the brightness is also higher.
Huawei Mate50 Pro nighttime main camera sample photos
iPhone 14 Pro nighttime main camera sample photo
It should be noted that this situation does not mean that the Huawei Mate50 Pro’s night scene is necessarily better, the reason for such a situation is mainly due to the difference in tuning between the two. Personally, I actually prefer the iPhone 14 Pro’s night scene a little more, I think it looks more vivid. Of course, if you prefer bright, colorful night scenes, Huawei Mate50 Pro is obviously more in line with demand.
02 Gaming and battery life
It is interesting to say that although the performance of cell phones has changed dramatically every year, the requirements of the game application for the configuration have not changed much, if a random high-end cell phone can play 60 fps king chicken, then open 120 fps, 2K screen quality, and then want to play these games will require a more powerful performance and more intelligent optimization of the phone.
What’s more, today’s cell phones are not only facing the king of chicken, but also the “original god” such as “baking machine professionals”. The good thing is, whether it is the iPhone 14 Pro or Huawei Mate50 Pro, the actual performance is not bad.
iPhone14 Pro Half Hour Original God Average Frame Rate 59.5fps
From the actual game performance, iPhone 14 Pro runs 30 minutes of “Original God”, the average frame rate is 59.5fps, 91.3% of the time can be stable at 59fps or more, the whole game process, more than one frame fluctuations are rare, the game is still very stable throughout.
Huawei Mate50 Pro Half Hour Original God Average Frame Rate 45.5fps (Standard Performance Mode)
Huawei Mate50 Pro half-hour Original God average frame rate of 59.4fps (high-performance mode)
For Huawei Mate50 Pro, the average frame rate was 45.5fps for 30 minutes of running “Original God” in standard performance mode, which is indeed more conservative in performance schedule, but the temperature control is better and the body is slightly warm, which does not affect the feel. When the high-performance mode was turned on, the average frame rate came to 59.4fps, fluctuating slightly more than the iPhone 14 Pro, but the frame rate curve also shows that the fluctuation is not large, the actual experience is almost impossible, and the various scenes are very smooth. (Game test scenario settings: very high quality, close dynamic mode, the frame rate of 60, running laps around the city of Monde, connected to unified WiFi, screen brightness automatic, room temperature 26 ℃)
Speaking of battery life, Huawei Mate50 Pro is equipped with a 4700mAh battery with 66W wired fast charging and 50W wireless fast charging combination, which is a relatively balanced configuration in the flagship camp. On the contrary, the battery of the iPhone 14 Pro is only 3200mAh and supports 30W wired charging as well as 15W MagSafe wireless charging, the gap between the two is still quite wide.
(*30 minutes charging from 1%, iPhone 14 Pro using third-party certified charging head)
According to the actual test, charging from 1%, Huawei Mate50 Pro charged 86% in 30 minutes, and iPhone 14 Pro charged 43% in 30 minutes only. In terms of battery life, the remaining power of the Huawei Mate50 Pro is 42% after 5 hours of testing, which is in an acceptable range. iPhone 14 Pro battery life is slightly worse than Huawei Mate50 Pro, the power is finally remaining 35%, which can meet the daily light use, but a little heavier, it needs two charges a day.
It is worth mentioning that Huawei Mate50 Pro also has its own battery life “black technology” – emergency mode, when the phone battery is only 1% left, but also supports users to call 12 minutes or four consecutive sweeps, emergency moments can be used to save the day! This is a very good feature that once again raises users’ expectations for the battery life of the Huawei Mate50 Pro.
03 Appearance and highlight features
Although the positioning of the two flagships is relatively close, the Huawei Mate50 Pro’s size is larger, the screen reached 6.74 inches, and the body is also wider than the iPhone 14 Pro, you can intuitively see the difference between the two in the size of the body.
In terms of grip, the iPhone 14 Pro can only be said to be relatively small and easy to hold, but because of the right-angle center frame design, the feel is actually not as good as Huawei Mate50 Pro’s dual-curved body, more or less there is some cutting feeling.
In addition, the iPhone 14 Pro is more compact, the weight will be more concentrated, and the burden on the little finger in daily use is still very heavy, but the good thing is that the lens module is more protruding, and you can use your index finger to “support” the lens module when holding it in one hand so that the little finger can be briefly relaxed.
Screen, iPhone 14 Pro equipped with OLED LPTO screen, support 1Hz-120Hz adaptive refresh rate adjustment, Huawei Mate50 Pro with a 6.74-inch OLED micro-curved screen, 120Hz high refresh rate, HDR Vivid certification are also supported, but iPhone 14 Pro is still PWM low-frequency dimming, but the iPhone 14 Pro is still PWM low-frequency dimming. Eye protection performance than the Huawei Mate50 Pro 1440Hz high-frequency PWM dimming or a big gap.
In short, the two screen quality is not bad, resolution, color are also close, daily viewing and playing games are very good. But if it is in a dark scene, the Huawei Mate50 Pro screen to more eye protection, I believe this is still very attractive for most users. In addition, Huawei Mate50 Pro is a curved screen, and iPhone 14 Pro is a straight screen, this point need not be said, like which one to buy which is good.
In terms of functionality, the biggest highlight of the iPhone 14 Pro is this time the “island”, Apple through a combination of hardware and software, so that the front of the screen hole area is fully utilized, daily with the App to show some necessary information, such as when we listen to songs, “island” will have music. For example, when we listen to a song, the “island” will have a prompt that the music is playing; when the application is left in the background, there will be a dynamic effect of “island”, with a smooth dynamic experience and different interaction, “island” really has full attraction. With the smooth dynamic experience and different interactions, “Lively Island” is really attractive.
QQ music, video recording “island” effect
However, at present, there are few third-party apps that can use “LingDao”, and it is reported that Apple does not disclose the API of “LingDao” to the public, so it is not clear to what extent it can be developed in the future. I hope more applications will have the opportunity to adapt.
Huawei Mate50 Pro “black technology” is also a lot, in addition to the aforementioned variable aperture, but also brought a “stab in the sky” satellite communication technology, the function can be through the smooth link application for communication, when we are in the open space, you can The phone directly connected to the satellite to send their location coordinates, location connection and short message content to contacts, suitable for outdoor adventure, survey, extreme sports scenarios.
From the actual test, the Huawei Mate50 Pro communication process is about 5 minutes, the current experience is relatively simple, and the application scenario is not much, but the practicality is very strong because once used, it can play a “life-saving” role. Of course, iPhone 14 Pro also supports satellite communication, but only abroad, if domestic users want to experience this feature, you can only consider Huawei Mate50 Pro.
Finally, there is something to say.
Well, the above is the author’s experience and test about these two phones in daily use. Briefly summarized: the two phones are very good daytime and night photography performance, image style is a school of its own, Huawei Mate50 Pro more pursuit of image details, whether the picture brightness, color or light and dark changes, compared to the iPhone 14 Pro are different, so most scenes, Huawei Mate50 Pro is actually a better perception of people. Of course, this is not to say that the iPhone 14 Pro can not take pictures, after all, for these two brands, the parameters are only one aspect, the style of tuning is what users care about most, and one will never go wrong.
The iPhone 14 Pro is undoubtedly very good in terms of gaming performance, and the strength of the A16 makes it impossible to ignore, so if you are a game lover, this one recommendation is definitely to give the iPhone 14 Pro. And the battery life and charging, Huawei Mate50 Pro is stronger nothing to say, a 66W charging is enough for Apple to continue to “catch up” for a few years.
Finally, in terms of features and design, Huawei Mate50 Pro has satellite communication, low battery emergency, iPhone 14 Pro has “Lingering Island”, ProRAW mode, and car accident detection, these features if concentrated in a phone, then must be the best product, but now separated in two The iPhone 14 Pro has “Smart Island”, ProRAW mode, and crash detection.