Apple has announced its new smartphone range. IPhone 13 The most popular of these is almost certain.
But how does this new phone compare to its immediate predecessor? IPhone 12? We haven’t had a chance to test the new device yet, but we have a complete lack of features.
This is how both phones stand.
IPhone 13 vs iPhone 12: Price and Availability
The iPhone 13 will hit stores on September 24, 2021. This is just one year less than the iPhone 12, which landed on October 23, 2020.
Prices remain the same as the iPhone 12, but there have been some changes due to changes in storage arrangements and currency markets.
You see the starting price of 128 799 / £ 799 / AU $ 1,349 for the 128GB model, climbing to $ 899 / £ 879 / AU $ 1,519 for the 256GB and $ 1099 / £ 1079 for the 512GB / AU $ 1,869.
At launch, the iPhone 12 started at 799 / £ 799 / AU for 64 1,349 for the 64GB model, 128 849 / £ 849 / AU for the 128GB $ 1,429 and $ 949 / £ 949 / AU $ 1,599 for 256GB.
As you may have noticed, apart from the initial prices are largely the same, the prices are slightly different for higher storage capacity. But then, their storage capacity has increased, with the introduction of a new 512GB top tier.
Also, UK prices have benefited from Apple’s recent currency balance, meaning British buyers are getting a little more for their money this time around.
Another important note: Apple keeps the iPhone 12 for another year, and has reduced the price accordingly.
The 64GB model is now priced at $ 699 / £ 679 / AU $ 1,199 for the 64GB model, 128 749 / £ 729 / AU 128 1,279 for the 128GB and $ 849 / £ 829 / AU for the 256GB 1 , 449.
IPhone 13 vs. iPhone 12: Design.
Apple’s phones were a bit more familiar by the time the iPhone 12 arrived. For the first time since the original iPhone SE of 2016, sharp industrial edges suddenly came out.
Looking at last year’s angular overhaul, it came as no surprise that the iPhone 13 had a design similar to the iPhone 12.
Apple’s design is moving to the playbook, we probably won’t see a brand new iPhone design for a few years yet.
They are in the same proportion, but not the same. While the iPhone 12 measures 146.7 x 71.5 x 7.4 mm, the iPhone 13 measures 146.7 x 71.5 x 7.65 mm. This 164G is 10 grams heavier than the iPhone 12.
Both phones have aluminum rim and glass surfaces, but the colors are slightly different. The iPhone 13 is ready to come in Pink, Blue, Midnight, Starlight and Product Red, while you can get the iPhone 12 in Black, White, Red, Green, Blue and (ultimately) Purple.
The most notable difference, in addition to these new colors, is the diagonal switch of the dual camera module. The iPhone 12 went with a vertical stack.
Both phones share Apple’s NanoCrystal Line ceramic shield screen technology, which makes these displays four times stronger than previous phones.
It also has the full IP68 rating, which means both phones can be submerged in six meters of water for 30 minutes.
Rumors of a possible Touch ID return have surfaced. You get a fee ID with the iPhone 13, just like the iPhone 12.
IPhone 13 vs iPhone 12: Display
These phones play 6.1-inch Super Retina XDR OLED screens with 1170 x 2532 resolutions.
The main difference here seems to be that the iPhone 13 can hit the highest brightness of 800 nits like last year. IPhone 12 Pro, It’s 28% brighter than the iPhone 12’s 600 nits. Both are capable of hitting the same 1200 nuts under HDR conditions.
Apple also claims that the iPhone 13 display is more efficient than before. There is still no advanced refresh rate with the iPhone 13.
Overall, this is a holding pattern of the year on the display front – although you get that small, less invasive mark.
IPhone 13 vs iPhone 12: Camera
Both phones pack dual 12MP cameras – a wide, one ultra wide. But the iPhone 13’s system has been significantly improved, at least on paper.
The 12MP wide sensor can receive 47% more light than before, and can capture 1.7µm pixels compared to the iPhone 12’s 1.4µm.
You also get a sensor shift stabilization system that stabilizes the shots in a weird way from last year. IPhone 12 Pro Max., Which is an impressive addition. We expect the low light shots to be much better on the iPhone 13 than on the iPhone 12.
The new phone’s Ultra Wide sensor also sees improvement, with a wider f / 1.8 aperture compared to its Pokکی f / 2.4 iPhone 12 counterpart. Again, this promises to be a step forward in low light conditions.
As always, Apple’s camera software is as important as its camera hardware – perhaps even more so.
This year, the iPhone 13 has got a rack to focus on ‘cinematic mode’ during video shooting, which can intelligently select its focal point and change it for better results.
When the subjects automatically change focus, and when someone is about to enter the frame, it looks like the border line is a witch. It will be interesting to see if this works.
IPhone 13 vs. iPhone 12: Specs and Performance
A new year, a new Apple A series processor. It’s as predictable as it is impressive.
With the iPhone 13, this means that the iPhone 12 will collide with the A14 Bionic to a new A15 Bionic. They are both 5nm chips, but the A15 promotes healthy performance.
We’re looking at a 6-core CPU that’s 50% faster than the known competition (possibly nothing from Qualcomm or Samsung-Apple said), and a 4-core GPU that’s 30% faster than the competition. Is.
Its neural engine is capable of 15.8 trillion operations per second, compared to A14 Bionic’s 11 trillion operations per second.
Again, this year there is a big difference between the iPhone 13 and its Pro brother. The iPhone 13 Pro K A15 Bionic has an additional GPU core, which significantly enhances graphical performance.
Apple also claims that the iPhone 13 supports 5G band more than ever. To be fairly honest, we can’t see a lot of people unless they work for a network operator.
We’ve already mentioned this, but let’s face it – Apple has finally cut off 64GB of entry-level storage, which has been around for some time.
You are offered a choice of 128 GB, 256 GB, or 512 GB storage with the iPhone 13, while the iPhone 12 gives you 64 GB for starters and reaches 256 GB.
IPhone 13 vs iPhone 12: Battery
The iPhone 12’s 2,815 mAh battery represents an unfortunate return from its predecessor.
Thankfully, the iPhone 13 reverses the slide, packing in a larger battery. Apple has not yet confirmed how big it is, but there are rumors that it is a 3095mAh cell.
Whatever the size, Apple is making bold claims for the stability of the iPhone 13. Apparently, most people will get an iPhone 13 to 2.5 hours longer on a single charge than an iPhone 12. If true, it’s impressive.
MegSafe came back for another spin, though there was no word on the second generation’s improvement. We’ll test it in our review, but the wireless charging rate remains at 15W.
Again, it looks like you’ll need to get your 20W wired charger for the iPhone 13.
We’ll need to spend some standard time with the iPhone 13, but it looks like a solid upgrade to the iPhone 12.
This combined design is unlikely to have the same impact as our predecessor, but we weren’t expecting anything else.
Also, there are some significant improvements, mainly in terms of improved camera system and significantly longer battery life.
Add a little notch and more storage capabilities, and we believe the iPhone 13 will be a valuable upgrade for anyone with a device before the iPhone 12.
We suspect that any iPhone 12 user can rest for at least a year. This may be a little more than the iPhone 12S, but only.