The iPhone 13 lineup is officially here. The much-awaited iPhone 13 Pro and 13 Pro Max now come with a faster A15 Bionic chip, new camera features, and a display that boasts a 120Hz ProMotion high refresh rate. What’s more, is that the new display can reach a brightness of 1,000 nits. The starting price of the iPhone 13 Pro is set at $999, while the iPhone 13 Pro Max is set at $1,099.
Apple’s Super Retina XDR displays are available on both models. Although there is no change in their sizes as compared to the phones from last year, both the 6.1 and 6.7-inch phones will offer variable refresh rates between 10 to 120Hz.
Another change that we will see in these phones is a slightly smaller notch, thereby allowing more room for the iOS status bar. The iPhone 13 lineup will be available in graphite, gold, silver, and light blue colors.
Coming to the new camera system, Apple says that the phones are equipped with a wider camera and bigger sensors. Consequently, users will notice improvements in overall as well as low-light photography. All three cameras are capable of 6x optical zoom, shooting pictures in night mode, and photographing subjects at just 2cm. Both the models have sensor-shift optical image stabilization as well.
Speaking of its software capabilities, the Photographic Styles feature seems to work like the traditional camera filters while adding computational photography to the mix. On the video front, iPhone 13 Pro users will also be able to shoot 4K videos in 30fps in ProRes, which is a higher quality video format. However, the ProRes support will be rolled out sometime during the future iOS 15 update.
Wrapping up, Apple seems to have worked towards the battery life as well in its new iPhone 13 lineup. The 13 Pro model claims to last 1.5 hours longer than the 12 Pro, while the 13 Pro Max lasts 2.5 hours longer than the 12 Pro Max on a single charge.