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Apple iPhone 13 (2021)

iOS 15
Apple A15 Bionic
Apple A15
6 GB / 128 GB
6.1 inch (1170 x 2532 px)
12 + 12 MP, 4032 x 3024 px, autofocus, optical image stabilization

The manufacturer offers this phone with a 6.1 inch OLED display, a Apple A15 Bionic chipset, and 6 GB of RAM.

Will it prove its worth? I aim to reveal that by the end of my review.

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This article shares our personal experiences and thoughts about using the Apple iPhone 13 smartphone. We hope to offer helpful insights to others interested in this device.

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Apple iPhone 13 specifications

BrandApple
NameiPhone 13
ModelA2482
Release date2021

Weight, dimensions, colors

Weight6.14 oz
Dimensions5.78 x 2.81 x 0.3 inch
Colorsblue, midnight, pink, red, starlight
SIM typeNano SIM

The weight of the Apple iPhone 13 is still considered to be lightweight and portable. Smartphones use a Nano SIM as a subscriber identity module (SIM), which is a chip card.

System, chipset, performance

OS versioniOS 15
SoCApple A15 Bionic
CPUHexa-core Apple A15
GPUApple A15

The Apple iPhone 13 comes with iOS 15 out of the box. iOS includes a range of proprietary features and apps, such as Siri, FaceTime, and iMessage. The hexa-core Apple A15 Bionic CPU ensures high performance at all times.

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Display type, size, resolution

Display typeOLED
Screen size6.1 inch
Resolution1170 x 2532 px
Multitouch supportyes

The 6.1 inch OLED display has fast response times. They can quickly transition between colors and refresh rates. The 6.1 inch display should be big enough for our needs. It will make viewing comfortable. This is true whether we're reading, browsing, or watching. The display size is the diagonal distance from one corner of the screen to the opposite corner.

Memory, storage

RAM6 GB
Internal storage128 GB
Memory card slotno

The Apple iPhone 13 comes with 6 GB of RAM, which is considered to be sufficient for most users' needs. The needed RAM amount for good performance depends on factors. These include the OS, the apps, and the services we use. The iPhone 13 has 128 GB of internal storage, which is more than enough for their needs. The internal storage of the Apple iPhone 13 (6 GB) cannot be expanded.

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Cameras, flash

Main camera12 + 12 MP, 4032 x 3024 px, autofocus, optical image stabilization
FlashLED
Selfie camera12 MP

The iPhone 13 has a multi-camera setup. It lets us adapt to different photography situations. We can achieve various perspectives and compositions. The iPhone 13 offers optical image stabilization (OIS) for their rear camera systems.

Connectivity, network, wireless

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G / 4G / 5G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetoothv5.0, A2DP
GPSA-GPS, GLONASS
NFCyes
FM radiono
USBLightning
Headphoneno

The Apple iPhone 13 supports the latest 5G network technology. The iPhone 13 supports the latest Wi-Fi standards. We can use Bluetooth to connect our iPhone 13 smartphone to many Bluetooth devices. The iPhone 13 has a GPS receiver. Many fitness and activity tracking apps rely on GPS. It is used to accurately measure and record outdoor activities. The iPhone 13 has a built-in NFC chip, which allows it to support various NFC applications and services. The iPhone 13 smartphone does not have 3.5 mm headphone jack.

Battery type, capacity, charger

TypeLi-Ion, non-removable

The Li-Ion, non-removable battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The Li-ion is a low maintenance battery. It does not need periodic full discharge. The iPhone 13 does not have a removable battery, it integrates the battery into the phone's design.

Features, sensors, specials

Sensorsaccelerometer, barometer, compass, gyroscope, light, proximity
Specials2x optical zoom, Certified IP68 dustproof and waterproof, Fast charging, Wireless charging

Today, smartphones come with many sensors. They help make the user experience better. The iPhone 13 smartphone has an accelerometer. The light sensor is a type of sensor in a smartphone. It lets the phone measure light intensity around the device. IP68 rated smartphones often have extra structure or seals. These protect against water and dust. With fast charging, we can get a significant amount of battery life in a few minutes of charging.

The wireless charging is a convenient feature for smartphones. The camera of iPhone 13 has optical zoom feature.

Verdict, pros and cons

Every phone has its strengths and weaknesses, and this Apple phone is no exception. As with any device, there are aspects that shine and others that fall short. By examining both sides, we can paint a complete picture of what this phone has to offer. Let's explore its standout features and areas for improvement. Remember, this is just my opinion, and yours might be different.

Pros

  • OLED display
  • appropriate screen size
  • adequate memory
  • generous internal storage
  • multicamera setup
  • optical image stabilization (OIS)
  • 5G support
  • IP68 certified protection
  • wireless charging
  • optical zoom

Cons

  • non-expandable storage
  • no headphone jack
  • no fingerprint reader
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Lucas Bradley I'm Lucas Bradley, the founder of the Phone42.com site. I love technology, especially smartphones, and I've been working with tech stuff for more than 20 years. This means I've seen a lot of changes and have learned a bunch about what makes a good phone. On Phone42.com, I look at all kinds of phones. They can be from big, well-known companies or new ones trying to make their mark. I want to help people understand what's new and cool in the world of smartphones, in a way that's easy to get.
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