Experts of display technology, DisplayMate has given the iPhone 14 Pro Max the “Best Smartphone Display Award” for its high display performance. This is Apple’s second “Best Smartphone Display Award” in a row, last year iPhone 13 Pro Max earned the award.
In comparison to iPhone 13 Pro Max, the new iPhone 14 Pro Max features several display advancements like an Always-On display with 1Hz refresh rate, Dynamic Island, and improved brightness with 2796-by-1290-pixel resolution at 460 ppi, and 2000 nits peak brightness (outdoor).
iPhone 14 Pro Max has more display performance records than iPhone 13 Pro Max
DisplayMate explains that the display’s performance of a smartphone determines how “everything” looks on the device including photos, videos, movies, apps, web content, and more. “The Display is the Crown Jewel of the Smartphone!”
The extensive lab testing, measurement, analysis, and evaluation of the iPhone 14 Pro Max’s OLED display revealed that it has 15 Display Performance Records compared to 12 Display Performance Records for the iPhone 13 Pro Max.
Apple has concentrated on significantly raising the on-screen Absolute Picture Quality and Absolute Color Accuracy of the OLED display by implementing Precision Factory Display Calibration, moving the overall iPhone 14 Pro Max Display Performance up to Record Setting Outstanding Levels with close to Text Book Perfect Calibration Accuracy that is Visually Indistinguishable From Perfect.
Here are its 15 smartphone display performance records or awards:
- Highest Color Accuracy of White – Visually Indistinguishable From Perfect.
- Highest Absolute Color Accuracy – Visually Indistinguishable From Perfect.
- Smallest Shift in Color Accuracy with APL – Visually Indistinguishable From Perfect.
- Smallest Maximum Color Shift with APL – Visually Indistinguishable From Perfect.
- Highest Image Contrast Accuracy and Intensity Scale Accuracy – Visually Indistinguishable From Perfect.
- Smallest Shift in Image Contrast and Intensity Scale with APL – Visually Indistinguishable From Perfect.
- Smallest Change in Peak Luminance with APL – Visually Indistinguishable From Perfect.
- Highest Full Screen Brightness for OLED Smartphones
- Highest Peak Display Brightness
- Highest Contrast Ratio
- Lowest Screen Reflectance
- Highest Contrast Rating in Ambient Light
- Smallest Brightness Variation with Viewing Angle
- Smallest Color Variation of White with Viewing Angle
- Highest Visible Screen Resolution 2.8K – 4K Does Not appear visually sharper on a Smartphone.
*APL is the Average Picture Level for on-screen Image Content.
The display expert concludes that iPhone 14 Pro Max has a world-class display with close to perfect calibration accuracy and performance. Thus, it received the best display award.
Based on our extensive Lab Tests and Measurements the iPhone 14 Pro Max has a Very Impressive Excellent Top Tier World Class Smartphone Display with close to Text Book Perfect Calibration Accuracy and Performance that is Visually Indistinguishable From Perfect.
Based on our objective Lab Tests and Measurements the iPhone 14 Pro Max receives a DisplayMate Best Smartphone Display Award earning DisplayMate’s highest ever Display Performance Grade of A+ and setting or matching 15 Smartphone Display Performance Records including 7 that are Visually Indistinguishable From Perfect that are listed above.