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Huawei Mate 50 Pro vs iPhone 14 Pro – Camera Performance Comparison

Apple and Huawei are two of the most important companies in the smartphone market. However, after the ban on Huawei, the Chinese manufacturing giant is now backing down. However, the company still releases groundbreaking software on a par with Apple iPhones. In the second half of this year, Huawei Mate 50 series and iPhone 14 series attracted attention. Some even claim that Huawei Mate 50 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro are the most important smartphones of the second half of this year.

Of course, many smartphone enthusiasts will want to know about the daily performance of these devices. Hence, this comprehensive review looks at the performance of these smartphones. It takes care of the camera, gaming and battery life as well as design.

Huawei Mate 50 Pro vs iPhone 14 Pro


When it comes to mobile phone photos, both Huawei and Apple are hard to beat. They both have their own unique photo styles and audiences. Therefore, for consumers, choosing a style that you can accept is often more important than looking at hardware parameters. Therefore, we will not talk much about parameters.

iPhone 14 Pro
Source: TechRadar

Huawei Mate 50 Pro is equipped with a 13MP wide-angle camera, a 64MP telephoto camera, and a 50MP super optical camera. It also supports proximity light sensors, laser focus sensors, 10-channel multispectral sensors, XMAGE Huawei images, etc. iPhone 14 Pro comes with a 48MP main camera, a 12MP telephoto camera, and a 12MP ultra-wide camera. A TOF 3D LiDAR scanner. This smartphone also comes with the new ProRAW mode. This mode provides much better and larger images as well.

Simply put, the highlights of the Huawei Mate 50 Pro are its variable aperture, F1.4 large aperture, Huawei XMAGE portrait mode and 200x zoom range. As for the iPhone 14 Pro, it has a better 48MP main camera, supports ProRAW mode, and the sensor size is also improved.

Both are apt photography pioneers. In addition to the high-level main camera, the sub-camera does not seem to “make up the number”. Combined with their industry-leading imaging algorithms, they’re almost the pinnacle of mobile photography. Next, let’s look at the performance of the two producers in different scenarios.

day pictures

First of all, in the daytime with good lighting, you can clearly see the difference between the two. The iPhone 14 Pro is still in High Saturation Mode, the sky is bluer, and the build tone is relatively simple. However, when the photo was taken, the sun was about to set, but the iPhone 14 Pro did not restore this scene.

Huawei Mate 50 Pro daytime samples
Daytime picture for Huawei Mate 50 Pro

On the contrary, Huawei Mate 50 Pro kept the sunset quite well. Light levels on the building’s exterior walls were richer and colors were more accurate. It really captures the atmosphere of the evening.

iPhone 14 Pro Day
iPhone 14 Pro Daytime Image

Wide angle proofs

Regarding the ultra-wide angle, the color temperature control by the two basically continues the main camera style. The iPhone 14 Pro is still more beautiful, and the Huawei Mate 50 Pro is generally warmer, but the colors are richer, especially since the color reproduction of the sky is very good.

Huawei Mate 50 Pro Ultra Wide Angle Day Proofs
Huawei Mate 50 Pro Ultra wide angle photo during the day

In addition to the different color patterns, the ultra-wide-angle resolution of the two is quite satisfactory. Although the edge details have some dents, the overall performance is acceptable. Additionally, the ultra-wide-angle distortion control is to be commended. Both are excellent.

iPhone 14 Pro Ultra Wide Angle Day Proofs
iPhone 14 Pro Ultra wide angle photo during the day

Main Camera Photos

This time, the iPhone 14 Pro adds a new mode called ProRAW. When this mode is active, the details of the proofs will rise sharply. Of course, RAW images store more information. They are often used to create images by professional photographers or photography enthusiasts who want to retouch their own photos.

Huawei Mate 50 Pro main camera sample
Huawei Mate 50 Pro main camera sample

In general, they will be used more. If you also have iPhone 14 Pro in your hand, try to edit some photos you like. However, it is important to note that ProRAW images are quite large. One image can be a minimum size of 75MB. Keep this in mind while using this mode

Proofs iPhone 14 Pro ProRAW
iPhone 14 Pro ProRAW photo

Night main camera guide

In the night scene, both flagships show a good purity of the night scene, and the picture is full of details. Although the color scheme in general is different, each has its own taste. We can’t tell which one you prefer.

Huawei Mate50 Pro night main camera
Huawei Mate 50 Pro night main camera photo

In addition, the overall performance of the Huawei Mate 50 Pro is better in handling highlights and shadows. For example, in the lower left corner of the screen, the iPhone 14 Pro is already black. It is difficult to see the appearance of the building without magnification. However, the details of Huawei Mate 50 Pro are very clear and the brightness is higher.

iPhone14 Pro Night Main Camera
iPhone14 Pro main camera night photo

It is important to note that this situation does not mean that the Huawei Mate 50 Pro night scene is necessarily better. Of course, if you prefer bright and colorful night scenes, Huawei Mate 50 Pro is clearly more in line with your needs.


In conclusion, all the above ideas are simply the ideas of the tester after using the camera of both smartphones. The Mate 50 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro both perform very well for day and night photography. However, the camera output style of both smartphones is unique. Huawei Mate 50 Pro keeps track of the details of an image, whether it is the brightness, color, or light and shade of the image. Compared to the iPhone 14 Pro, it’s different. Therefore, in most scenarios, it is form and substance Huawei The Mate 50 Pro is actually better.

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