Earlier this morning, Apple introduced four new iPhone models, two new iPads and the new Apple Watch Series 7. Apple also confirmed the release date of their new mobile operating system, iOS 15 which will be available for public download on September 15.
Here's a closer look at the iPhone 13 related highlights from Apple’s largest annual event:
Key Features: at a glance
- Four new iPhone models (iPhone 13, iPhone 13 Mini, iPhone 13 Pro, iPhone 13 Pro Max)
- New A15 Bionic Chip (Increased Performance)
- Upgraded camera sensors (Highlighted by a new cinematic mode)
- 120Hz Display (Pro Models)
- Improved Battery Life
Apple’s new iPhone 13 range was unveiled on Wednesday, with the announcement of four new iPhone 13 models that build on the success of their acclaimed 2020 iPhone 12 series.
New Bionic Chip
All four devices will be powered a new A15 Bionic chip, bringing increased performance and speeds.
When you consider Apple’s current CPU (the A14), is probably the best CPU in the market, we're excited to see how much power Apple's new processor will be able to provide.
While the overall design of the iPhone 13 is very similar to the iPhone 12 series, the notch on the front of the phones is 20 % smaller than last years’ range, with the phones also coming is slightly thicker and heavier
Here are the confirmed iPhone 13 sizes and colour options:
- iPhone 13 Mini: 5.4-inch
- iPhone 13: 6.1-inch
- iPhone 13 Pro: 6.1-inch
- iPhone 13 Pro Max: 6.7-inch
iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 Mini colours:
- Product Red
iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max colours:
- Sierra blue
The camera systems across the models are set to feature several noteworthy updates, highlighted by wider apertures and a new cinematic focusing feature.
The iPhone 13 will include a 12MP wide lens and a 12MP ultra-wide lens, both of which will be powered by new sensors.
The iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max go a step further, with new 77mm telephoto, ultra-wide and wide lenses, and 6x optical zoom. The Pro models will also feature a macro lens, giving users the ability to shoot subjects with a high level of detail from less than an inch away.
Meanwhile, Apple’s new cinematic mode will allow you to gracefully switch between focus subjects and create a beautiful depth-of-field effect when recording video content.