The iPhone 13 comes in a variety of new colors.
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the, revealed to one last week , includes new colors and design changes that upgrade the phones from last year’s iPhone 12 models. The four models – one basis , a – feature changes like a smaller notch, and . (Here is .)
Here are some of the notable color, design changes, and upgrades you’ll find in the iPhone 13 lineup compared to the iPhone 12.
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iPhone 13 colors
iPhone 13 and 13 mini colors:
- Product red
iPhone 13 Pro and 13 Pro Max colors:
- Sierra blue
, including an atmospheric midnight hue and the long rumored and often longed for pink. The iPhone 13 Pro and Pro Max come in four different colors, including the vibrant new Sierra blue. In comparison, the iPhone 12 is available in six colors: deep blue, mint green, project red, white, black and lastly purple. The iPhone 12 Pro models are available in silver, graphite, gold, and Pacific Blue.
iPhone 13 sizes
These are the confirmed iPhone 13 sizes:
- iPhone 13 Mini: 5.4 inches
- iPhone 13: 6.1 inches
- iPhone 13 Pro: 6.1 inches
- iPhone 13 Pro Max: 6.7 inches
These sizes are the same as the iPhone 12, but a bit thicker and heavier.
A smaller notch
Apple has installed a notched display on every iPhone since the iPhone X 2017 as a place for the selfie camera. Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo predicted this in Marchthan its predecessor. At the event on Tuesday, Apple confirmed that the iPhone 13’s notch is 20% smaller than the iPhone 12’s.
Some people thought we had oneduring an episode of the popular series . In two short scenes from Season 2, Episode 6, we see an iPhone without a notch, running iOS. Some speculated that the phone in question could have been the iPhone 13. But despite the buzz created by pictures of the phone, it now seems more likely that it was more of a CGI imperfection in post-production than a taste of Apple’s new iPhone.
The same lightning port
While the headphone jack for iPhones is a thing of the past, some had predicted that the rise of MagSafe accessories meant last year. However, all iPhone 13 models have a Lightning connector.
A 120 Hz display
As it was, both iPhone 13 Pro models have . The number of Hertz a phone screen can display refers to the number of frames per second that determines how fast and fluid the screen feels when you scroll through apps and websites. It also affects how smooth supported games feel.
Lots of people wereas some high end phones including the and the , have this function. On Twitter, tech analyst and leaker Jon Prosser claimed that the decision not to implement 120 Hz in the iPhone 12 Pro was made due to battery life issues, as 5G alone drains so much battery. But that’s probably going to be less of an issue with the iPhone 13 that .
The iPhone 12 had a 60 Hz display.
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A bigger battery
All four iPhone 13 models havethan their iPhone 12 counterparts. This is supported by the 120 Hz display of the Pro models. The extended battery life results from a combination of a larger battery, and the .
According to Apple, this is how long the batteries of the new phones last compared to their iPhone 12 counterparts:
- iPhone 13: 2.5 hours
- iPhone 13 Mini: 1.5 hours
- iPhone 13 Pro: 1.5 hours
- iPhone 13 Pro Max: 2.5 hours
The new iPhones also have a Smart Data Mode that automatically switches to LTE when 5G is not required.
A slightly thicker width and a higher weight
The iPhone 13 and 13 Pro models are slightly thicker than their iPhone 12 predecessors: while the iPhone 12 was 7.4 mm thick and weighed 5.78 ounces (164 grams), the 13 is 7.65 mm thick and weighs 6.14 Ounces (174 grams). But that’s a difference that most people probably won’t notice.
The iPhone 13 is slightly thicker and heavier than the iPhone 12, but not by much.
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