Apple IPhone 13 – Full Phone Specification & Prices, Brighter OLED Display, Better Camera, Larger Battery Life, Louder Speaker & More.

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Apple has released the iPhone 13 which is just a minor upgrade from iPhone 12, frankly speaking they are almost identically the same. It has the faster 5G connectivity, brighter XDR OLED display, strong ceramic shield screen and accurate front facing 3D scan unlock screen. The slight improvements are the smaller notch, bigger battery life, vibrant camera, and greater cinematic video recording mode.


Screen size: 6.1 inches | Screen type: Super Retina XDR OLED | Resolution: 1170 x 2532 pixels | Sharpness: 460 ppi density | Dimensions: 146.7 x 71.5 x 7.7 mm | Weight: 174 g | Main Camera: 12 MP (wide) + 12 MP (ultrawide)  | Front camera: 12 MP (wide) & SL3D (depth) | Maximum video resolution: 4K@60fps | Storage & RAM: 128/256/512GB & 4/4/4GB RAM | Battery: 3240mAh | SD Card Slot: No | 3.5mm Audio Jack: No | Connection: Lightning, USB 2.0 | Sensors: Face ID, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, Siri natural language commands and dictation, Ultra Wideband support.


Apple iPhone 13 has been released now, what? It is just slightly different from the iPhone 12?

Yes, you still have the same great 5G connectivity, XDR OLED display, strong ceramic shield screen and fast & secure front facing 3D scan unlock screen.

Have you not noticed the notch at the top of the screen is a little smaller? Yes they are indeed slightly smaller.

Indeed the battery for iPhone 13 Mini, iPhone 13, iPhone 13 Pro & Pro Max were all being improved with slightly bigger battery life. The great improvement in battery life is 2.5 hour more screen time  than the iPhone 12.

The new picture processing also comes with settings to look pretty close to quality such as vibrant (pixel), warm (Samsung), cool (other android phones) and etc would be a very interesting photo processing profile.

Cinematic mode video recording 1080p portrait mode video is a pretty awesome new mode you can test with, but for professionals who may need manual mode or this could be struggling, just another mode to serve your basic desire, not for pro mode.

You would not be disappointed with the Apple iPhone 13, because it came with a variety of interesting colors of choice such as Starlight, Midnight, Blue, Red and the beauty beloved favourite pink color.

Pros and Cons of iPhone 13?

⊕ Awesome design and waterproofed feature. Θ Minor upgrade over iPhone 12:


⊕ Bright OLED screen, HDR10, Dolby Vision Θ No 120Hz refresh rate:


⊕ Dependable battery life Θ The notch is still an eyesore even if smaller:
⊕ Loud stereo speakers that can generate excellent output Θ The fast charging can be handled better:
⊕ Compatible with 5G network connectivity. Θ iOS (with its limitations) remains a love it or leave it affair:
⊕ Impressive camera quality experience

Why should I buy an iPhone 13?

1. Awesome design and waterproofed feature:

If you accidentally splashed or dropped your iPhone 13 into water and it can survive in that, even in the condition which completely by submerge in water would survive that too.

2. Bright OLED screen, HDR10, Dolby Vision:

IPhone 13 with improved display capable of producing a much brighter and vibrant OLED screen. With the much narrower or thinner notch display design, it would be too early to ditch that away.

3. Dependable battery life:

The upsized battery life would last about 30% longer than the iPhone 12 which is a huge improvement and a great reason for this upgrade.

4. Loud stereo speakers that can generate excellent output:

By playing the music side by side with iPhone 12, you can definitely feels the improved stereo speakers generate much excellent sound quality from iPhone 13.

5. Compatible with 5G network connectivity:

Eventhough 5G network connectivity was available on iPhone 12, but the iPhone 13 with improved 5G network speed was able to get much higher download and upload speed.

6. Impressive camera quality:

With the much expensive camera sensor being equipped in this iPhone 13 taken from previous higher variant iPhone 12 Pro, you are getting a much greater camera quality experience either in photo and video cinematic taking.

Why should I not buy an iPhone 13?

1. Minor upgrade over iPhone 12:

If you are planning to upgrade from iPhone 12, then this minor upgrade would be an easy choice to make if you really require the advantages as we discussed previously that consisted of upgrading its brighter screen, larger battery life, better camera quality, louder excellent sound quality, and faster 5G network speed.

2. No 120Hz refresh rate:

There will be no 120Hz fast refresh rate display feature on this iPhone 13 variant, however it will only be available on the iPhone 13 Pro variant. Still, with a brighter and more vibrant display compared to iPhone 12, you would be satisfied with the iPhone 13.

3. The notch is still an eyesore even if smaller:

If you have familiarized with the notch at top of the screen, it is now improved and getting small, yet which could be still a minor eyesore for some iPhone users.

4. The fast charging can be handled better:

As a direct comparison with Android phones, the iPhone can’t match the faster charging speed because it only supports up to 20W at max when connected to a compatible charger.

5. iOS as usual with its limitations which remains debatable:

With much upgrowing of Android phones almost at the top of the market, eventually much more  range of options available. The drawback of iOS usually falls on the aspect of battery life, price, customizability, Maps, etc subjectively.

Is it worth it to buy the iPhone 13?

You shall buy iPhone 13 if you are planning to upgrade from iPhone 11 or older phone since the upgrade is pretty major. However if you are upgrading from iPhone 12, you should reconsider since only minor upgrades take place here, so it might not be really worth it. Unless you have considered the advantages of the iPhone 13, then you should proceed to get it.

Full specification and price:

Specs Apple iPhone 13
Released on 2021 September
Display Super Retina XDR OLED, HDR10, Dolby Vision, 800 nits (HBM), 1200 nits (peak).

Screen size of 6.1 inches, 90.2 cm2 (~86.0% screen-to-body ratio).

Screen resolution of 1170 x 2532 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~460 ppi density).

Protection with Scratch-resistant ceramic glass, oleophobic coating.

Wide color gamut.


OS iOS 15
Chipset Apple A15 Bionic (5 nm)
Processor Hexa-core (2×3.22 GHz Avalanche + 4xX.X GHz Blizzard)
GPU Apple GPU (4-core graphics)
Storage & RAM Size 128/256/512GB, 4/4/4GB
Storage Type NVMe
Cameras Main Camera

12 MP (wide), f/1.6, 26mm, 1.7µm, dual pixel PDAF, sensor-shift OIS

12 MP (ultrawide), f/2.4, 120˚, 13mm

Features with Dual-LED dual-tone flash, HDR (photo/panorama)

Video resolution of K@24/30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/120/240fps, HDR, Dolby Vision HDR (up to 60fps), stereo sound rec.


Selfie Dual Camera

12 MP, f/2.2, 23mm (wide), 1/3.6″

SL 3D, (depth/biometrics sensor)

Features with HDR

Video resolution of 4K@24/25/30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/120fps, gyro-EIS

Sensors Face ID, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, Siri natural language commands and dictation, and Ultra Wideband (UWB) support.
SD Card Slot No
USB type Lightning, USB 2.0
SIM card Slot Single SIM (Nano-SIM and/or eSIM); or

Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by).

Networking GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE / 5G,

Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band, hotspot

Bluetooth: 5.0, A2DP, LE


NFC: Yes

Radio: No

Audio Loud Speaker: Yes, Stereo Speaker.

3.5mm headphone jack: No.

Battery Size Li-Ion 3240 mAh, non-removable (12.41 Wh)

Charging: Fast charging 20W, 50% in 30 minutes as advertised,

USB Power Delivery 2.0

MagSafe wireless charging 15W

Qi magnetic fast wireless charging 7.5W

Dimensions , Weight and Build 146.7 x 71.5 x 7.7 mm (5.78 x 2.81 x 0.30 in)

Weight   : 174 g (6.14 oz)

Build: Gorilla Glass screen front and back, aluminum frame

IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 6m for 30 mins)

Apple Pay (Visa, MasterCard, AMEX certified)

Colors Starlight, Midnight, Blue, Pink, Red
Model A2633, A2482, A2631, A2634, A2635
Price Apple iPhone 13 priced at:

$799 for iPhone 13 with 128GB and 4GB RAM

$899 for iPhone 13  with 256GB and 4GB RAM

$1099 for iPhone 13  with 512GB and 4GB RAM

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