Apple iPhone 13 series is here. Apple launched four new iPhones -- iPhone 13 Mini, iPhone 13, iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max -- at its 'California Streaming' event. Apple has retained the launch prices of iPhone 12 series for iPhone 13. This is unlike 2020, when iPhone 12 series was slightly expensive than iPhone 11 series. Apple fans in India will not have to wait much for the new iPhones as the company is bringing them to India in the first phase itself along with the US, UK and over 30 other countries. Here's all that you need to know about Apple iPhone 13 series
Apple iPhone 13 series coming to India in the first wave
Apple is launching the new iPhone 13 series in India in the first wave itself. Customers in Australia, Canada, China, Germany, India, Japan, the UK, the US, and more than 30 other countries and regions will be able to pre-order iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 Mini starting at 5 am PDT on Friday, September 17, with availability beginning a week later on Friday, September 24.
Base storage has doubled for all iPhone models
The base storage has doubled for all models in iPhone 13 series, it's up from 64GB to 128GB.
All iPhone 13 series phones run on the same processor
All iPhone 13 series devices run on the same processor, A15 Bionic. According to Apple, A15 Bionic is faster and more power-efficient than A14 Bionic chip that powers iPhone 12 series. However, it is still a 5nm chip. Apple also claims that A15 Bionic is the "fastest CPU in a smartphone," up to 50 percent faster than the competition, though it doesn’t specify who this competition is.
iPhone 13 series' price is same as the launch price of iPhone 12 series in India
Apple has kept iPhone 13 series same as the launch prices of iPhone 12. Apple iPhone 13 series starts at Rs 69,900 and goes up to Rs 129,900. The all-new iPhone 13 series prices are as under:
* Apple iPhone13 Mini: Rs 69900 (128GB) Rs 79900 (256 GB) Rs 99,900 (512GB)
* Apple iPhone 13: Rs 79900 (128GB) Rs 89900 (256 GB) Rs 109,900 (512GB)
* Apple iPhone13 Pro: Rs 11900 (128GB), Rs 129900 (256GB), Rs 149,900 (512GB), Rs 169,900 (1TB)
* Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max: Rs 129900 (128GB), Rs 139900 (256GB), Rs 159900 (512GB) Rs 179900 (1TB)
iPhone 13 series comes with no big change in design
There's not much change in the design of iPhone 13 series vs iPhone 12. The iPhone 13 series has the same broad look as 2020 iPhone models, just with a slimmed-down Face ID notch that is 20 percent smaller.
iPhone 13 series has OLED display, the big difference is ProMotion
All iPhone 13 series models have OLED displays. One key difference in display tech is ProMotion. With ProMotion display, iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max will automatically change the refresh rate of the display as needed up to 120Hz. For gaming, the display will offer 120Hz refresh rate while for other tasks it will offer the standard refresh rate of 60Hz. This feature is similar to adaptive refresh rate seen in Android phones.
Apple iPhone 13 Mini and iPhone 13 have two cameras while iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max have three cameras
Other key difference between iPhone 13 series Pro and non-Pro models is camera system. Apple iPhone 13 Mini and iPhone 13 come with dual-camera system -- Wide and Ultra Wide sensors. The Pro series has triple camera system offering Telephoto, Wide and Ultra Wide sensors.
The display sizes of iPhone 13 series is same as iPhone 12 series
There is no difference in screen size of iPhone 13 series vs iPhone 12 series. The screen size of all the iPhone 13 models is same as their respective iPhone 12 counterparts.
Apple iPhone 13 series colour options you can get
Apple iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 Mini will be available in pink, blue, midnight, starlight, and (PRODUCT) RED colour options. While Apple iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max will be available in graphite, gold, silver and sierra blue colours.
Up to 20% increase in battery life of iPhone 13 series vs iPhone 12 series
Apple iPhone 13 series has got a battery boost of up to 20%. Of the four new iPhones, iPhone 13 Pro Max has got the biggest battery boost of nearly 20%. while the non-Max model have recieved nearly 10% battery size boost. iPhone 13 mini offers 1.5 hours increase over iPhone 12 mini; iPhone 13 offers 2.5 hours more over iPhone 12; iPhone 13 Pro will give 1.5 hours more over iPhone 12 Pro; and iPhone 13 Pro Max to offer 2.5 hours increase over iPhone 12 Pro Max. Incodentally, Apple does not officially disclose battery capacity.
iPhone 13 series is 5G enabled
All iPhone 13 series phones are 5G enabled. The first 5G iPhones are iPhone 12 series.
All iPhone 13 series phones support MagSafe wireless
Similar to iPhone 12 series, all four new iPhones support MagSafe wireless charging at speeds of up to 15W with compatible chargers.
What will buyers get inside the box with iPhone 13 series
Inside the box of iPhone 13 series will be iPhone, USB Type-C to Lightning cable, documentation and Apple sticker. Apple stopped giving adapter and earphones with its phones in 2020.
Apple iPhone 12 Pro, iPhone 12 Pro Max and iPhone XR go missing from Apple Store in India
Just like last year, Apple has discontinued two top-end phones of iPhone 12 series -- Apple iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max. Along with these, Apple has also discontinued iPhone XR that was launched in 2018.