After months of rumours, leaks and wait, Apple has finally announced its next flagship smartphone series – iPhone 13. The company has announced four new iPhone models at the California Streaming Apple event. It includes the iPhone 13, iPhone 13 mini, iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max. Now, these new launches come with some noticeable upgrades in terms of hardware in comparison to iPhone 12. Interestingly, the rumour/leak of the series now starting with 128GB storage holds true. Here is everything you need to know about the series price, specifications, and other details.
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Apple iPhone 13 Price in India
Starting off with the smallest one in the lineup, iPhone 13 mini price in India starts at ₹69,900 for the base 128GB model. It also comes in 256GB and 512GB storage options, priced at ₹79,900 and ₹99,900, respectively.
Whereas, the vanilla iPhone 13 price starts at ₹79,900 for the base 128GB variant. It also comes in 256GB and 512GB storage options, priced at ₹89,900 and ₹1,09,900.
Meanwhile, the Pro variants – iPhone 13 Pro price starts at ₹1,19,900 for the 128GB of internal storage. The phone also comes in 256GB, 512GB and 1TB internal storage, priced at ₹1,29,900, ₹1,49,900 and ₹1,69,900 .
Whereas, the iPhone 13 Pro Max also comes in 128GB 256GB, 512GB and 1TB storage options. These storage models are priced at ₹1,29,900, ₹1,39,900, ₹1,59,900 and ₹1,79,900.
Now, in terms of colour options, the iPhone13 and 13 mini come in Pink, Blue, Midnight, Starlight, and Product Red finishes. Whereas, the Pro and Pro Max siblings will be available in Sierra Blue, Silver, Gold, and Graphite colours.
It goes on sale from September 24, 2021, with pre-orders starting at 5.30 pm on September 17, 2021.
Apple iPhone 13 mini, iPhone 13 Specifications
The mini model in the series has the smallest display among the others. It has a 5.4-inch OLED display. Whereas, the vanilla variant sports a 6.1-inch OLED display. Both these models come with OLED Super Retina XDR displays that bear standard 60Hz refresh rate, 460ppi pixel density, and HDR 10, HLG HDR, and Dolby Vision support. In terms of design, however, small changes like a smaller notch and a diagonally arranged camera setup at the back are seen. Moreover, the display claims to be 28 per cent brighter and has a 20 per cent smaller notch than last year’s iPhone 12 and 12 mini.
Under the hood, the smartphone powers on a 5G-capable A15 Bionic chipset. It claims to offer 50 per cent faster CPU and 30 per cent better GPU performance than its competitors. Furthermore, in terms of camera, iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 mini both sport a dual-camera setup at the back.
Both of these models consist of a couple of 12-megapixel units. The 12-megapixel primary sensor has a larger 1.7micron pixels and f/1.5 aperture. Apple claims can capture up to 47 per cent more light than before. Whereas, the 12-megapixel ultra-wide sensor with f/2.4 aperture and 120-degree FOV can capture 50 per cent more light. Additionally, both the vanilla and mini support sensor-shift stabilisation. In addition, there is a new addition – a new Cinematic mode and focus transitions support. For selfies and video calling, both phones sport a 12MP TrueDepth camera on the front. Interestingly, sensor-shift OIS is now available to all four models in 2021.
In terms of battery, iPhone 13 mini battery life is said to be 1.5 hours longer than the iPhone 12 mini. Whereas, vanilla variant can last 2.5 hours longer than its predecessor. Other features of the new iPhones include 5G connectivity, ceramic shield, support for MagSafe charger, and IP68 water-resistance design.
Apple iPhone 13 Pro Specifications
Just like its predecessor, the Pro model has a 6.1-inch Super Retina XDR display. Whereas, the Pro Max model sports a 6.7-inch Super Retina XDR display. Both ships with 120Hz refresh rate display to offer ultra-smooth animation and scrolling. The screen refresh rate can go from 10Hz to 120Hz, depending on the app you are using and its optimal display refresh rate. Apple claims that it has optimised the software of these phones to take advantage of the variable refresh.
Under the hood, iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max power on the A15 Bionic chipset and runs on iOS 15. The two models also pack triple rear cameras. It includes an ultra-wide sensor with an f/1.8 aperture and autofocus. This is supported by a new telephoto lens, which offers 3x optical zoom and 77mm focal length and a wide sensor that bears f/1.5 aperture and 1.9-micron pixels. The two phones’ cameras, including the telephoto, support Night Mode.
It also supports up to 6x optical zoom, macro mode for shots up close, Smart HDR 4, cinematic mode, and ProRes 4K30 recording. Now, LiDAR Scanner for AR applications is available on both iPhone 13 Pro and Pro Max. Earlier, it was restricted to just the Pro Max model last year.
In terms of battery, iPhone 13 Pro battery life is said to be 1.5 hours longer than its predecessor. Whereas, Pro Max variant can last 2.5 hours longer than its predecessor. Other features of the new iPhones include 5G connectivity, ceramic shield, support for MagSafe charger, and IP68 water-resistance design.
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