iPhone 13

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iPhone 13
iPhone 13 Mini
IPhone 13 wordmark.svg
IPhone 13 vector.svg
iPhone 13 in Blue
BrandApple Inc.
Manufacturer
SloganYour new superpower.
Generation15th
First releasedSeptember 24, 2021; 10 months ago (2021-09-24)
PredecessoriPhone 12
RelatediPhone 13 Pro / iPhone 13 Pro Max
TypeSmartphone
Form factorSlate
Dimensions13: H: 146.7 mm (5.78 in)
W: 71.5 mm (2.81 in)
D: 7.65 mm (0.301 in)
13 Mini:
H: 131.5 mm (5.18 in)
W: 64.2 mm (2.53 in)
D: 7.65 mm (0.301 in)
Mass13: 174 g (6.1 oz)
13 Mini: 141 g (5.0 oz)
Operating systemiOS 15
System on chipA15 Bionic
GPUApple-designed 4 core
Memory4 GB [2]
Storage128GB, 256GB, or 512 GB
ChargingFast charging, Qi wireless charging
Data inputsTouchscreen
Display13: 6.1 in (150 mm) diagonal Super Retina XDR OLED, 2532×1170px (460 ppi, aspect ratio 19.5:9), supplied by LG Display[3]
13 Mini: 5.4 in (140 mm) diagonal Super Retina XDR OLED, 2340×1080 px (476 ppi, aspect ratio 19.5:9), supplied by LG Display[3]
SoundSpatial Audio, Dolby Atmos
ConnectivityWi‑Fi 6 (802.11ax)
OtherFaceTime audio- or video-calling, IP68 IEC standard 60529 (splash, water, and dust resistant), USB-C to Lightning
Websitewww.apple.com/iphone-13/

iPhone 13 is the 15th generation of the iPhone, released on September 24, 2021. The iPhone 13 was announced at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference on September 14, 2021.[4] Tim Cook introduced the iPhone 13 with the new Apple A15 chip and other new features, among the release of IOS 15. On September 17, 2021, preorders were available.[4]

iPhone 13 is almost identical to iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro, which were released in October 2020. Later, Apple announced the iPhone 13 Pro and the iPhone 13 Pro Max,  which were to be released on September 24, 2021.[4]

History[change | change source]

On August 2, 2021, Apple introduced that the new generation of iPhone is the iPhone 13.

The Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference announced the iPhone 13 on September 14, 2021.[4] Later, the iPhone 13's preorders were available on September 24, 2021.[4]

Features[change | change source]

Display[change | change source]

iPhone 13 and 13 mini have a 6.1-inch (15 cm) and a 5.4-inch (14 cm) screen.[5] They have a smaller notch than the iPhone 12.

Performance[change | change source]

There is a new CPU in the iPhone 13. It's called the Apple A15 Bionic.[5]

Cameras[change | change source]

The iPhone 13 has 2 cameras arranged diagonally.[5]

Reception[change | change source]

In June 2021, a survey conducted by Sellcell found that 18.3% of respondents would refuse to buy a new phone if it carried the name “iPhone 13”, because they consider 13 to be an unlucky number in superstition.[6]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "iPhone 13 Mini to Be Assembled By Pegatron and Foxconn [Updated]". Macrumors. July 6, 2021.
  2. "iPhone 13 Models Have the Same Amount of RAM as iPhone 12 Models". MacRumors.com. September 20, 2021.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Report: Samsung begins production of LTPO 120Hz displays for iPhone 13 Pro". 9to5mac. May 5, 2021.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 "Apple introduces iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 mini". Apple Newsroom. Retrieved 2022-03-23.
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 "iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 mini - Technical Specifications". Apple. Retrieved 2022-03-23.
  6. "Skip the iPhone 13, say superstitious customers". MacWorld. MacWorld UK. Retrieved 23 September 2021.