Apple has launched the iPhone 13, the company’s latest iPhone, and the successor of iPhone 12 and a smaller iPhone 13 mini, both with support for 5G, new A15 bionic processor and upgraded cameras.
The iPhone 13 mini and the 13 come with 5.4-inch and 6.1-inch OLED Super Retina XDR displays, respectively, and have support for HDR and Dolby Vision, same as the predecessor, but these Super Retina XDR OLED displays are 28% brightness outdoors at 800 nits, with higher peak brightness for HDR at 1200 nits.
iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 mini feature a new Wide camera, with 1.7 µm pixels, and the company says that it is the biggest sensor ever in an iPhone dual-camera system and is capable of gathering 47% more light for less noise and brighter results.
Specifications of iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 Mini
iPhone 13 mini -5.4-inch (2340×1080 pixels) OLED 476ppi Super Retina XDR display, HDR, True Tone, Ceramic Shield protection
iPhone 13 – 6.1-inch (2532×1170 pixels) OLED 460ppi Super Retina XDR display, HDR, True Tone, Ceramic Shield protection
Six-Core A15 (2 performance and 4 efficiency cores) Bionic 5nm chip with 64-bit architecture, 4‑core GPU, 16‑core Neural Engine
128GB, 256GB, 512GB storage options
Operating System: iOS 15
Water and dust resistant (IP68)
SIM: Dual SIM (nano + eSIM)
12MP wide-angle (f/1.6) camera, 7P lens, Sensor-shift optical image stabilisation for video, True Tone flash, HDR video recording with Dolby Vision at 4K 60 fps, Slo‑mo 1080p at 240fps, 12MP 120° Ultra Wide (f/2.4) secondary camera, 5P lens
12MP TrueDepth front camera with f/2.2 aperture, Retina Flash, HDR video recording with Dolby Vision up to 4K at 60 fps, Slo‑mo 1080p at 120fps
TrueDepth camera for FaceID facial recognition, Stereo speakers
iPhone 13 mini dimensions: 131.5×64.2×7.65mm; Weight: 140grams
iPhone 13 dimensions: 146.7×71.5×7.65mm; Weight: 173grams
5G (sub‑6 GHz), Gigabit-class LTE, 802.11ax Wi‑Fi 6 with 2×2 MIMO, Bluetooth 5.0, Ultra Wideband chip for spatial awareness, NFC with reader mode, GPS with GLONASS
Built-in rechargeable lithium-ion battery with MagSafe wireless charging, fast charging, up to 17 hours (iPhone 13 mini) / 19 hours (iPhone 13) of video playback
The Apple iPhone 13 mini and iPhone 13 come in Pink, Blue, Midnight, Starlight, and (PRODUCT) RED in a new entry-level capacity of 128GB for double the storage, as well as 256GB and 512GB capacities.
Pre-orders for all models in the US will open on 17 September, with shipping from 24 September 2021.
In the US, starting prices for each model is as follows:
- iPhone 13 Mini (128GB) — $699
- iPhone 13 (128GB) — $799