The iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 mini reveal both took place at the Apple Event 2021 on September 14, 2021.
We look at the iPhone 13 vs iPhone 13 mini in terms of their various features (though both are remarkably similar).
Read below to find out everything there is to know about the new iPhones!
iPhone 13 vs iPhone 13 Mini Design
Both the iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 mini come in the same range of different colors which include (as pictured) pink, blue, midnight, starlight, and red.
The dual-lens, diagonally arranged camera is located in the corner of the phone.
The iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 mini look effectively identical, besides the difference in size.
iPhone 13 vs iPhone 13 Mini Display
The iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 mini have the same display in terms of quality, though the size is obviously different.
The new Super Retina XDR OLED looks extremely lush, with improved contrast, high peak brightness in standard mode (up to 800 nits – representing a 28% maximum increase) and up to 1200 nits in HDR photo and video content.
Despite all this the display still manages to be more power-efficient, as detailed below.
iPhone 13 Battery Life vs iPhone 13 Mini Battery Life
The more energy-efficient core components of the new iPhone 13 and iPhone mini, plus the larger battery of both phones, means greater improvement in battery life for both over the previous generation. However, there is a difference in battery life between the two.
iPhone 12 vs iPhone 13 Battery Life
The iPhone 13 offers up to 2.5 hours longer battery life than the iPhone 12.
iPhone 12 Battery Life vs iPhone 13 Mini Battery Life
The iPhone 13 mini offers up to 1.5 hours longer battery life than the iPhone 12 mini.
iPhone 13 vs iPhone 13 Mini Core Components
The iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 mini have the same CPU and GPU processing power in their internal components.
The new A15 Bionic System-On-Chip in both the iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 mini achieves both greater energy efficiency and massive boosts in maximum performance.
The 6-core CPU makes the iPhone 13 the fastest CPU in any smart phone – up to 50% faster than any competing smart phone in fact. The big and little design of 2-high performance cores, paired with 4 high-efficiency cores is what helps it achieve both efficiency and power.
The 4 core GPU of both the iPhone 13 and iPhone mini is up to 30% faster than the leading competition!
All in all this makes playing games or running more intensive applications on your iPhone easier than ever before.
iPhone 13 Camera vs iPhone 13 Mini Camera
Both the iPhone 13 and its smaller sibling have the same camera and functionality that goes with it.
The iPhone 13 Dual-Camera system has a Wide camera with 1.7 µm pixels and can gather up to 47% more light information than the iPhone 12 on its larger sensor. Overall this means much more detail in the dark area of images & video and less visual noise in the brighter areas.
A big focus of the new iPhone 13 both, standard and mini versions, is the Cinematic mode – aiming at making shooting amateur films on your phone a more valid prospect. Features include shift focus allowing facial tracking. Shooting in Adobe Vision HDR, actually grading each frame as you are recording.
Both the iPhone 13 and the iPhone mini now have Dolby Vision HDR recording ability, enabling video recording up to 4K resolution at 60 FPS! Truly impressive, especially for the iPhone Mini.
iPhone 13 Price vs iPhone 13 Mini Price
Sadly the price of these two phones is not the same.
The iPhone 13 Price was confirmed as $699
The iPhone 13 Mini Price was confirmed as $799
Though there is the possibility that certain retailers will give you $100 off if you trade in your old iPhone!
See our Pre Order iPhone 13 page to secure yourself an iPhone or iPhone Mini before they are released.