- Apple announced the release of iPhone 13 series that includes four different models.
- The iPhone 13 is the base variant that comes with some important upgrades.
- It is up for pre-order in the US and available in three different memory options.
iPhone 13 series has become official via a virtual event held on September 14. Apple has announced the follow-up of iPhone series with four different variants, iPhone 13, iPhone 13 Mini, iPhone 13Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max. The company promotes their new iPhones as an improved version that deliver top class performance in many aspects. In this article, we will discuss about the specifications of the base variant iPhone 13 and its pricing.
iPhone 13 Overview
iPhone 13 comes with many noticeable upgrades and new features than its predecessor iPhone 12. It has a high refresh rate display and a flat design. However, the rear camera has a new placement, the lenses are aligned diagonally, with some upgrades. The processing unit has a powerful configuration that allows the users to get the most out of all features.
Design and Display
It still retains the flat edge design with aluminum frame same as the previous models. The front notch comes in thinner size. It has a body dimension of 146.7 x 71.5 x 7.65mm and weighs 174 grams. iPhone 13 is available in four color variations: RED, Starlight, Midnight, Blue, and Pink.
It features a 6.1 inches OLED display with a resolution of 2532 x 1170 pixels and Super Retina XDR screen. Unlike the Pro models, there is no display promotion support. In addition, the phone is IP68 rated dust and water resistant.
Performance and Memory
iPhone 13 is powered by Apple’s latest mobile silicon A15 Bionic chipset based on TSMC’s 5nm process node and packs 15 billion transistors. The processor integrates a 6-core CPU, a 4-core GPU and 16-core Neural Engine that significantly boosts the machine learning application.
In terms of memory, it comes in three different variants of 128GB, 256GB and 512GB. Users can choose any variant as per their preferences although all configuration deliver smooth performance.
iPhone 13 features dual rear camera that comprises a 12MP primary sensor with an f/1.6 aperture and a 12MP 120 degree ultra-wide angle secondary lens with an f/2.4 aperture. The primary sensor has 7-elements lens and supports sensor-shift Optical Image Stabilization, True Tone flash with Slow Sync. It can record videos at 60fps with 4K Dolby Vision.
At the front, there is a 12MP selfie shooter with an f/2.2 aperture. It supports video recording at 1080p, Dolby Vision HDR recording up to 30 fps, 4K video recording at 60 fps and Slo‑mo 1080p at 120 fps.
It is fueled by a 3,096mAh battery that the company claims to last 2 hours more on offline video playback than iPhone 12. It supports 20W wired, 15W MagSafe Wireless, and 7.5W Qi Wireless charging.
For connectivity, it supports 5G (sub-6GHz and mmWave), Gigabit LTE with 4×4 MIMO and LAA, 802.11ax Wi‑Fi 6 with 2×2 MIMO, Bluetooth 5.0, NFC, GPS with GLONASS, GLONASS, Galileo, QZSS, and Beidou.
iPhone 13 Specifications
|Design||Flat edge design
146.7 x 71.5 x 7.65mm, 174 grams
|Display||6.1 inches OLED
2532 x 1170 pixels Resolution
Super Retina XDR
|Processor||A15 Bionic 64-bit processor|
|Internal Storage||128GB / 256GB / 512GB|
– 12MP primary camera f/1.6
– 12MP ultra-wide angle camera f/2.4Front:
– 12MP f/2.2
7.5W Qi Wireless Charging
15W MagSafe Wireless Charger
|Sensors||TrueDepth camera FaceID recognition|
|Colors||RED, Starlight, Midnight, Blue, and Pink|
iPhone 13 Price in Nepal and Availability
The starting price of iPhone 13 is USD 829 for the 128GB variant, while the 256GB variant costs USD 929 an USD 1,129 for the 512GB variant. It is open for pre-order and will go on sale from September 24. In Nepal, the price for base variant may start from NPR 1,30,000+.
|iPhone 13||Price in Nepal (Expected)|
|128GB Variant||NPR 1,30,000|
|256GB Variant||NPR 1,45,000|
|512GB Variant||NPR 1,75,000|