Iphone 13

Apple has announced the iPhone 13 – the latest entry in its incredibly popular smartphone line. Here’s everything we know so far about the device.

The iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 Pro are both finally here after months of leaks, rumor’s and news. On the surface, it certainly feels like a smaller update, especially when compared to last year, but that’s not to say there isn’t a load of new features.

There’s a new A15 Bionic chip that Apple says is ‘50% faster than the competition’, a smaller notch, improved cameras and a whole new range of colors. It is missing the new Promotion 120Hz display of the Pro models, though which is something of a shame.

iphone 13 colors

As was the case in 2020, there are two versions of the iPhone 13. A regular model and a smaller iPhone 13 Mini. While most features are the same across the two, there could be some slight differences with the Mini model when it comes to battery life. Apple is touting improved endurance across the board for all the new phones.

In terms of the display, it looks as though the notch is slightly smaller this time around. This was heavily rumoured, but hardly touched upon during the event.

For more on the iPhone 13, check out our iPhone 13 vs iPhone 12 comparison along with our iPhone 13 Mini vs iPhone 12 Mini comparison. We’ve also got a full look at the Apple Watch 7, iPad Mini 6 and iPad 9.

Release date and price

The iPhone 13 series will be up for pre-order from Friday September 17, with phones beginning to ship a week later on September 24. Unlike last year, all the phones will be available at the same time so you’ve got a choice of four models: iPhone 13, iPhone 13 Mini, iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max.

Pricing will start at £679/$699 for the 128GB Mini and rise to £779/$799 for the standard 12 model. There’s also a 256GB model and a 512GB version.

Release date and price

UK RRPAUD RRPCA RRPEU RRPUSA RRPiPhone 13£779AU$1199CA$949€809$799iPhone 13 Mini£679AU$1199CA$949€809$699


The display remains an OLED panel in the same 5.4-inch and 6.1-inch sizes and it can get even brighter.

Apple says the new models can hit 1200 nits of brightness making it 20% brighter. This should be especially noticeable when you’re streaming HDR content.

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