Apple on Tuesday announced four new iPhones, the iPhone 13, iPhone 13 Mini, iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max, with the usual annual improvements like better battery life, a more powerful processor and a better camera, but also a faster screen. much. The iPhone is now on the rise with the best Android phones.
The question many are asking themselves now is whether they should bring the iPhone 12 to 13, or whether they have an older iPhone and consider whether the iPhone 13 is worth the price compared to the iPhone 12, which is now cheaper.
Below we go over the biggest differences between the iPhone 12 and iPhone 13 series.
Prices and model selection
When it comes to models, it’s worth noting two things: Apple has moved away from 64GB of storage, so 128GB is the smallest for the iPhone 13 series. At the same time, this means that the entry price is somewhat higher.
The price of the iPhone 13 Mini starts at 8490 kroner – 6990 kroner for the iPhone 12 Mini – and 9790 kroner for the iPhone 13 versus 8490 kroner for the iPhone 12. Keep in mind that the iPhone 13 is delivered with double storage.
If we compare the 128 GB models and look at the lowest price on PriceSpy, it will be 8290 kr for the iPhone 12 and 7870 kr for the iPhone 12 Mini.
The other thing is that Apple no longer sells iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro. Both devices have been removed from the Apple Store, but you can of course buy them through other retailers.
The price of the iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max starts at 12,290 and 13,490 kroner, respectively. Then with 128 GB on board. For comparison, we find the iPhone 12 Pro at NOK 11,190 and the iPhone 12 Pro Max at NOK 11,490, with similar storage, as the cheapest at PriceSpy.
If you want to get 1 TB of storage space, you have to get a minimum of 18,190 kroner for the iPhone 13 Pro and 19,390 kroner for the iPhone 13 Pro Max.
Design and screen
On the outside, there’s little that separates the iPhone 12 and the iPhone 13. The newcomer is a bit thicker – around 0.2mm – and weighs 10g more and has a slightly smaller bus pocket above the screen. This is where the front camera and Face ID sensors are located. The bus pocket is somewhat narrower, but in fact it is a little higher.
You’ll find the biggest difference yet on the back. While the iPhone 12 and 12 Mini have a vertical camera layout, the iPhone 13 and 13 Mini have a diagonal, which means the two camera sensors are placed diagonally, not directly below each other. This should make room for the larger camera sensors inside.
Otherwise, the choice of material is the same.
Apple is not in the habit of mentioning the battery capacity of its iPhones, nor with the iPhone 13. So, we don’t know the exact difference in mAh, but according to Apple, the iPhone 13 and 13 Mini have another 1.5 hours of battery life that surpasses their predecessors, while the increase It’s 2.5 hours for the iPhone 13 Pro and 13 Pro Max.
As for charging, it still works at 20W wired and 15W wireless with MagSafe charging. In contrast, Xiaomi announced the new 11T Pro phone with a 120-watt fast charger, which charges the phone with a 5000 mAh battery, from 0 to 100 percent in 17 minutes.
While the iPhone 12 mobile phones are equipped with the A14 Bionic chip, the A15 Bionic applies to the iPhone 13 series. According to Apple, this is the most powerful smartphone processor ever, and we assume that you are absolutely correct.
At the same time I wonder Macworld site Whether the performance difference between the A14 and the A15 isn’t as big as the previous versions, but iPhone 13 users can probably expect a solid experience whether they’re browsing, gaming or streaming. And it may be more energy efficient, see the increase in battery life mentioned above.
History has shown that performance is generally good on iPhones.
screen and camera
Two points that seem to be the most important things to keep track of are the screen and the camera. Resolution is identical from model to model, but the iPhone 13 could benefit from a higher brightness, 800 nits, which makes it more readable on sunny days.
However, the biggest news is that the iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max finally have a 120Hz panel. Dynamic so that it adjusts the frame rate according to what is happening on the screen.
The higher frame rate gives a smoother picture, which is especially noticeable when scrolling up and down a web page or navigating around iOS.
The camera also appears to be the focus of this year for Apple. Sensor by sensor, the choice is the same, with a double setup on the iPhone 13 and 13 mini and triple setup on the iPhone 13 Pro and Pro Max. All this with 12 megapixels.
The big news is that the sensors are much brighter, and will let 47 percent more light in, allowing for better results in dark environments. For example, the iPhone 13 Pro and Pro Max’s ultra-wide-angle sensor has an aperture of f/1.8 versus the f/2.4 of its respective predecessors.
All new models also get a shift in the sensor, that is, stabilization where the image chip moves – only the 12 Pro Max was last year.
When you are shooting there is a new cinematic mode that automatically shifts focus to different parts of the image, for example if the person in the foreground shifts to someone in the background, and from the demo video it seems to give very good results. Of course, you can also control this manually.
Other than that, it’s worth noting that the iPhone 13 Pro models have a 3x optical zoom, compared to 2.5x on previous models.
The iPhone 13 series will be available on September 24th.
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