We already know the new iPhone 13 mini, the evolution of Apple’s small mobile phone. Some rumors suggested that it would not be launched given the poor sales of its predecessor, but finally the iPhone 13 mini is a reality.
The design is continuous, but the iPhone 13 mini integrates a notch something smaller, where the front camera and depth sensors for facial recognition are housed, since we do not yet have a fingerprint reader. Specifically, the the notch is 20% lower, leaving more free space in the front, which we also see in the standard iPhone 13.
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The iPhone 13 mini screen is 5.4 inches with OLED panel, reaching up to 1,200 nits of brightness, although the refresh remains at 60 Hz. Only the new iPhone 13 Pro and Pro Max receive the new 120 Hz screens.
Use glass Ceramic shield, which offers protection against scratches and bumps, also supports HDR by covering the P3 color space.
Let’s talk about one of the smallest phones on the market, with dimensions of 13.1 x 6.4 cm, a thickness of 7.6 mm and a weight of only 140 g.
The processor is the A15 6-core Bionic, developed by Apple itself and produced at 5nm. According to the company it is a 50% more powerful than any competitive mobile chip.
Sure, it supports 5G connectivity for operators around the world, and is a dual SIM mobile phone: it accepts a physical nanoSIM card and a virtual eSIM card.
Apple has boosted photography, with new optical stabilization in the main camera and a new ultra-wide sensor with larger pixels, which increase the light captured.
These are the rear cameras iPhone 13:
- 12 MP f / 1.6: main, OIS with sensor shift, 7P lens.
- 12 MP f / 2.4: 120º ultra wide angle, 1.7 µm pixel, 5P lens.
The new cinematic mode is capable of recording Dolby Atmos videos using artificial intelligence and detects the area to focus on, automatically moving from the protagonists to the background for a more professional result.
As for the front, we have a 12 MP f / 2.2 selfie camera. The iPhone 13 mini has fun IP68 water and dust resistance, as in the case of the previous generation.
The lightning port, dual stereo speakers and wireless charging up to 15W by purchasing a MagSafe adapter (7.5W with Qi standard). The wired iPhone 13 mini charges at 20W, reaching 50% battery in 30 minutes, and comes with no charger in the box.
Apple claims to have it improved iPhone 13 mini battery, which will last 1.5 hours longer compared to the previous model on average. It is possible thanks to the increased efficiency of the A15 Bionic chip, and also tricks like deactivating 5G when coverage does not reach speeds above 4G.
Obviously, in command we will have iOS 15, Apple’s operating system, which has improved privacy and redesigns apps such as Apple Maps, FaceTime and Photos.
The price of the iPhone 13 mini starts from 809 euros for 128 GB of storageIt will also be sold in 256GB and a new 512GB model. It will be available in pink, blue, black, white and red, with glass trim and aluminum frame.
These are the prices of each model:
- iPhone 13 mini 128 GB for 809 euros.
- iPhone 13 mini 256 GB for 929 euros.
- iPhone 13 mini 512 GB at € 1,059.
Pre-orders for the iPhone 13 open on September 17th and get it on sale September 24, 2021.
In general, the iPhone 13 mini improves some aspects of the mobileAlthough without making any major changes to the design or hardware, it is quite a small evolution.
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