Apple iPhone 13 Series Compared: Which Is Best For You?

The Apple iPhone 13 series is official, and it consists of four (4) models, namely: iPhone 13 Mini, iPhone 13, iPhone 13 Pro, and iPhone 13 Pro Max. They are listed in the order of their sizes, with the Mini being the smallest, and the Pro Max being the biggest.

Each of the Apple iPhone 13 models run iOS 15, and feature Sub6/mmWave 5G support, 19.5:9 ratio, Super Retina XDR OLED with HDR10, Dolby Vision, Scratch-resistant ceramic glass, oleophobic coating, and Gorilla Glass; as well as Apple A15 Bionic chip, Face ID, IP68 dust/water resistance, stereo speakers, 20W fast charging, USB Power Delivery 2.0, MagSafe 15W wireless charging, and 7.5W Qi magnetic fast wireless charging. But there are differences that go beyond just size.

Below is a comparison of the differences in specifications and features of these three phones, to help you decide which one to spend your hard-earned money on this year.

Apple iPhone 13 series specifications and prices on mobility arena

Apple iPhone 13 Series Comparison Table 

iPhone 13 Mini iPhone 13 iPhone 13 Pro iPhone 13 Pro Max
5.4 inches, 1080 x 2340 pixels, 60Hz refresh rate  6.1 inches, 1170 x 2532 pixels, 60Hz refresh rate  6.1 inches, 1170 x 2532 pixels, 120Hz refresh rate 6.7 inches, 1284 x 2778 pixels, 120Hz refresh rate
141 g 174 g 204 g 240 g
131.5 x 64.2 x 7.7 mm 146.7 x 71.5 x 7.7 mm 146.7 x 71.5 x 7.7 mm 160.8 x 78.1 x 7.7 mm
12 MP selfie camera 12 MP selfie camera 12 MP selfie camera 12 MP selfie camera
12 MP wide + 12 MP ultra-wide. Dual-LED flash. 12 MP wide + 12 MP ultra-wide. Dual-LED flash. 12 MP wide + 12 MP telephoto + 12 MP ultra-wide + ToF depth. Dual-LED flash. 12 MP wide + 12 MP telephoto + 12 MP ultra-wide + ToF depth. Dual-LED flash.
128 GB / 256 GB / 512 GB built-in storage 128 GB / 256 GB / 512 GB built-in storage 128 GB / 256 GB / 512 GB built-in storage 128 GB / 256 GB / 512 GB / 1 GB built-in storage
6 GB RAM 6 GB RAM 8 GB RAM 8 GB RAM
Starlight, Midnight, Blue, Pink, Red Starlight, Midnight, Blue, Pink, Red Graphite, Gold, Silver, Sierra Blue Graphite, Gold, Silver, Sierra Blue
2438 mAh battery 3240 mAh battery 3125 mAh battery 4373 mAh battery
15W Power Delivery fast charging 21W Power Delivery fast charging 21W Power Delivery fast charging 27W Power Delivery fast charging
USD 700. GBP 680 (UK) USD 800. GBP 780 (UK) USD 1000. GBP 950 (UK) USD 1100. GBP 1050 (UK)

What are the differences between the Apple iPhone 13 Series models?

The four iPhone 13 series models, iPhone 13 Mini, the iPhone 13, the iPhone 13 Pro and the iPhone 13 Pro Max, have some similarities and some differences in terms of features, prices and sizes. Here are some of the main differences between them:

  • Display: The iPhone 13 Mini has a 5.4-inch OLED display, the iPhone 13 and the iPhone 13 Pro have a 6.1-inch OLED display, and the iPhone 13 Pro Max has a 6.7-inch OLED display. The iPhone 13 Pro and the iPhone 13 Pro Max also have a ProMotion feature that allows the display to adjust its refresh rate up to 120Hz for smoother scrolling and gaming.
  • Camera: The iPhone 13 Mini and the iPhone 13 have a dual-camera system with a 12-megapixel wide-angle lens and a 12-megapixel ultra-wide-angle lens. The iPhone 13 Pro and the iPhone 13 Pro Max have a triple-camera system with a 12-megapixel wide-angle lens, a 12-megapixel ultra-wide-angle lens and a 12-megapixel telephoto lens. The iPhone 13 Pro and the iPhone 13 Pro Max also have a LiDAR scanner that enables faster autofocus and better low-light performance. All four models have a 12-megapixel front-facing camera with a smaller notch than the previous generation.
  • Storage: The iPhone 13 Mini and the iPhone 13 come in four storage options: 128GB, 256GB, 512GB and 1TB. The iPhone 13 Pro and the iPhone 13 Pro Max come in five storage options: 128GB, 256GB, 512GB, 1TB and 2TB. The 2TB option is the largest storage capacity ever offered by Apple for an iPhone.
  • Battery: The iPhone 13 Mini has a battery life of up to 17 hours of video playback, the iPhone 13 has a battery life of up to 19 hours of video playback, the iPhone 13 Pro has a battery life of up to 22 hours of video playback and the iPhone 13 Pro Max has a battery life of up to 28 hours of video playback. All four models support wireless charging and MagSafe accessories.
  • Performance: All four models are powered by the A15 Bionic chip, which is the fastest chip in a smartphone according to Apple. The iPhone 13 Mini and the iPhone 13 have a 4-core GPU, while the iPhone 13 Pro and the iPhone 13 Pro Max have a 5-core GPU for better graphics performance. All four models also support 5G connectivity and have Face ID as the biometric authentication method.

Last Words

Apple iPhone 13 series - the Pro Max

As you can see from the above table, the Mini is the smallest and also offers the lowest feature set, followed by the standard Apple iPhone 13, then the Pro, and finally, the top dog of the series, the Pro Max. The iPhone 13 Pro Max is clearly the overall best Apple iPhone 13 series model. Still, we know that it is different strokes for different folks. At the end of the day, which you prefer is a matter of personal taste, wants, and needs. Which of these models best meets your needs and fits your budget?

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