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Apple iPhone 13 Mini

Apple iPhone 13 Mini
Brand: Apple Mobile Phones
Category: Mobiles
  • CPU: Hexa-core (2x3.23 GHz Avalanche + 4x1.82 GHz Blizzard)
  • RAM: 4GB
  • Storage: 128GB/256GB/512GB
  • Display: 5.4", 1080x2340 pixels
  • Camera: 12MP, 2160p
  • OS: iOS 15, up to iOS 15.6, planned upgrade to iOS 16

Our Rating

The overall rating is based on review by our experts

9
  • Battery 9 / 10
  • Camera 9 / 10
  • Connectivity 9 / 10
  • Design 9 / 10
  • Display 9 / 10
  • Features 9 / 10
  • Performance 9 / 10

Apple iPhone 13 Mini review

 

Inspiring Design & Display:

             Apple iPhone 13 Mini has a durable flat-edge design with a new green finish. The iPhone 13 Mini smartphone packs significant features such as a Super Retina XDR display, newly designed architecture, Lightning-fast chip, Durability, True-tone, Wide color gamut, HDR10 high contrast, Dolby Vision, 1200 nits (peak) brightness, and the most advanced dual‑camera system ever.

The iPhone features a 5.4 inches Super Retina XDR display with Superbright offering more accessible access to view even in full sunlight. Moreover, true blacks, bright whites, and every shade in between can also reasonably be perceived, while the display preserves power better than ever.

The iPhone 13 Super Retina XDR display paired with a smaller TrueDepth camera area features an ultra-high pixel density, bringing photos, videos, text, and whatever is viewed with an extra-sharp appearance. In addition, the iPhone Super-color-full mode provides a cinema standard wide color gamut, displaying precise color accuracy and making everything appear natural.

 

Incredible Performance:

Apple iPhone 13 mini runs on iOS 15, upgradable to iOS 15.2 operating system, paired with Hexa-core CPU clocked at 2×3.22 GHz Avalanche + 4xX.X GHz Blizzard, and Apple GPU (4-core graphics). In addition, the Apple A15 Bionic (5 nm) chip is lightning-fast, comes with some exciting features, and helps to boost up to 2.5 hours longer battery life.

The iPhone 13 Mini packs the fastest CPU and Supersmart Neural Engine, offering outstanding graphics performance.

The lightning-fast A15 Bionic powers Cinematic mode, Photographic Styles, Live Text, and more. Its Secure Enclave locks down personal info like Face ID data and contacts. Moreover, it is more efficient and helps to deliver longer battery life. In addition, the A15 Bionic chip packs feature speed-boosting, camera-elevating, reality-augmenting, power-optimizing, privacy-protecting, and game-changing chip.

The iPhone behaves even better when used with a Mac, iPad, or Apple Watch, which works together perfectly. You can use it to answer the call, whatever is close at hand. In addition, you can view all your texts on all your devices incessantly.

 

Outstanding Camera:

The iPhone 13 mini packs the most advanced dual‑camera system ever. The phone has a newly designed architecture with the most significant wide camera sensor. Moreover, the ultra-wide camera also packs a faster sensor.

The New Wide camera captures bright and clear photos and videos, as it takes 47% more light for better results. In addition, it also reveals more detail in the dark areas of the images, and the new sensor-shift OIS keeps the shots steady.

 

The other salient features include:

* The Night mode automatically adjusts to capture vivid and bright pictures with

rich colors even in low light situations.

* The Portrait mode effectively shapes the background to set the focus on the

subject. Moreover, six creative lighting effects can also be made with a swipe.

* The Smart HDR4 recognizes four different persons at a time and optimizes

lighting, contrast, and even skin tones for each one, giving everybody the best look.

* The Deep Fusion mode analyzes multiple exposures pixel by pixel to offer the

tenuous patterns, textures, and details.

* The Photographic Styles mode performs actions such as boost or mute colors

while keeping skin tones natural. It makes a person look for the photos by

selectively applying adjustments to the right areas while preserving skin tones.

* The Vibrant mode makes photos vivid and bright with Rich contrast for darker

shadows and deeper colors, while warm or cool to bring out golden or blue

connotations.

* The TrueDepth camera system has all the latest features, such as Cinematic mode

Photographic Styles, Smart HDR4, Dolby Vision HDR recording, Portrait mode,

Deep Fusion, Night mode selfies, etc.

 

Exceptional Videos: 

          The iPhone comes with Cinematic mode with Rack Focus to offer the same storytelling technique filmmakers use in the video for a perfect viewing experience.

The Cinematic mode automatically adjusts depth effects and focus transitions during recording. Furthermore, it anticipates the new entry and automatically shifts focus, making videos that look and feel just like the movies. To adjust the blur after shooting wraps, the depth effect can be changed after the shoot, too. The iPhone 13 mini packs 2x the storage and starts at 128GB for all the photos and videos.

 

Enhanced Security:

The phone features Face ID, supported by A15 Bionic and the TrueDepth camera, making it the most secure facial authentication in a smartphone.

 

Notable Battery:

The iPhone 13 mini has a Li-Ion 2438 mAh non-removable battery with Fast charging (18W), MagSafe wireless charging 15W, Qi magnetic fast wireless charging 7.5W, and USB Power delivery 2.0 facilities.

 

Classic Colors & Protection:

            The Apple iPhone 13 mini features Scratch-resistant ceramic glass, Oleophobic coating protection, and IP68 dust/water resistant certification, along with Apple Pay (Visa, Master Card, AMEX certified).

The iPhone 13 Mini comes with a glass front (Gorilla Glass), glass back (Gorilla Glass), aluminum frame, 131.5 x 64.2 x 7.7 mm size, 141 g weight, and Starlight, Midnight, Pink, Red, and Blue elegant shades. For the latest phones and tablets, check out phone4arena.com and get the best offers, comparisons, reviews, and more!

Specification

Launch

Categary Smartphone
Announced 14 September, 2022
Released 24 September, 2022
Status Available

Frequency

Technology GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE / 5G
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM)
CDMA 800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
4G Network 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 30, 32, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 46, 48, 66 - A2628, A2629, A2630
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 11, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 32, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 46, 48, 66, 71 - A2481, A2626
5G Network 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 25, 28, 29, 30, 38, 40, 41, 48, 66, 71, 77, 78, 79 Sub6/mmWave - A2628
1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 25, 28, 29, 30, 38, 40, 41, 48, 66, 71, 77, 78, 79, 258, 260, 261 SA/NSA/Sub6/mmWave - A2481
1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 25, 28, 29, 30, 38, 40, 41, 48, 66, 71, 77, 78, 79 SA/NSA/Sub6 - A2626
1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 25, 28, 30, 38, 40, 41, 48, 66, 77, 78, 79 SA/NSA/Sub6 - A2629,
A2630
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A, 5G, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps

Body

Build Glass front (Gorilla Glass), glass back (Gorilla Glass), aluminum frame
SIM Single SIM (Nano-SIM and/or eSIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Dimensions 131.5 x 64.2 x 7.7 mm
Weight 141 g
Colors Starlight, Midnight, Blue, Pink, Red

Display

Type Super Retina XDR OLED, HDR10, Dolby Vision, 800 nits (HBM), 1200 nits (peak)
Size 5.4 inches
Resolution 1080 x 2340 pixels
Protection Scratch-resistant ceramic glass, Oleophobic coating
IP68 dust/water resistant

Camera

Main (Back) Camera 12 MP, f/1.6, 26mm (wide), 1.7µm, dual pixel PDAF, sensor-shift OIS
12 MP, f/2.4, 120˚, 13mm (ultrawide)
Selfie (Front) Camera 12 MP, f/2.2, 23mm (wide), 1/3.6 & SL 3D, (depth/ biometrics sensor)
Camera Features HDR, Dolby Vision HDR, stereo sound rec
Video Yes

Platform

Operating System iOS 15, upgradable to iOS 15.2
Chipset Apple A15 Bionic (5 nm)
CPU Hexa-core (2x3.22 GHz Avalanche + 4xX.X GHz Blizzard)
GPU Apple GPU (4-core graphics)
Sensors Face ID, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, Siri natural language commands and dictation
Ultra Wideband (UWB) support

Connectivity

Wi-fi Hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS, QZSS
USB Lightning, USB 2.0
GPRS Yes
EDGE Yes

Memory

Internal 128GB 4GB RAM, 256GB 4GB RAM, 512GB 4GB RAM
NVMe
Card Slot No

Battery

Battery Type Li-Ion 2438 mAh
Charging <strong>Battery Capacity</strong> is a measure (typically in Amp-hr) of the charge stored by the battery, and is determined by the mass of active material contained in the battery. The battery capacity represents the maximum amount of energy that can be extracted from the battery under certain conditions. Fast charging (18W, unofficial rating), 50% in 30 min (advertised) USB Power Delivery 2.0 MagSafe wireless charging 15W Qi magnetic fast wireless charging 7.5W

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