The iPhone is a status symbol and statement in today’s world with the epitome of luxury and class. Advertised as a status of style and character, Apple is now more of a luxury electronics company. With its first-generation iPhone unveiled by former Apple CEO Steve Jobs on January 9, 2007, Apple took over the world with its unique and promising features.
In 2013, Apple launched its plastic iPhone named iPhone 5C, and shocked its potential customers by charging $550 for the phone. Though people believe the C would stand for cheap, Apple did not meet their expectations leading to an impression as a luxury brand.
Years down the line, Apple has started launching its range of ‘iPhones’. The newest on the list is the iPhone 13, after the massive success of the iPhone 11 and the iPhone 12 series.
Here is what we know about the new iPhone:
The newly introduced iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 mini have got launched at a beginning price of Rs 79,900 and Rs 69,900, respectively. The iPhone 13 Pro price is Rs 1,19,900 and iPhone 13 Pro price stands at Rs 1,29,900.
With a flat-edge design and ceramic shield glass, the new iPhone 13 is also IP68 dust and water-resistant (to a depth of six meters for up to 30 minutes). The iPhone 13 has a 6.1-inch 1170 x 2532 display, whereas the iPhone 13 mini has a 5.4-inch 1080 x 2340 screen and offers a 60Hz Super Retina XDR display. However, with a supplementary LTPO Apple ProMotion 120Hz Super Retina XDR panel that can substitute between 10Hz and 120Hz refresh rate depending on the screen content, the iPhone 13 Pro has a 6.1-inch screen.
The latest iPhone 13 series come with Apple’s new and powerful A15 processor, with a spectacular. With a four-core GPU, the A15 Bionic chip in the standard mini model offers high performance. The pro and max models have the same chip but with a five-core GPU instead of four.
With the advanced dual‑camera system ever, The new iPhone comes with the lenses turned to 45 degrees with a wide camera sensor. With sensor-shift optical image stabilization and an Ultra-Wide camera with a faster sensor, the camera quality of the new iPhone is off the charts. An added highlight is a Smart HDR 4 that can help optimize users’ contrast, illumination, and even skin tones in a scene.
With 19 hours of video playback and up to 75 hours of audio playback, the standard iPhone 13 will have 2.5 hours more battery life than its former models.
According to Apple, the new iPhones can be charged to 50% in just 30 minutes using a Lightning to USB-C cable and a 20W power adapter.
Pre-booking for the new iPhones has started from September 17, IST, 5:30 pm. Many websites have introduced a cashback of Rs 6000 for pre-booking iPhone 13 and 13 mini with HDFC Debit and credit cards. So go grabs yours at a better rate if you are adamant about buying one!