iPhone 13 vs iPhone 12: What’s different

Sep 15, 2021

By: Marcia Sekhose


The iPhone 13 starts at ₹79,900 and the iPhone 12 has a starting price of ₹65,900.

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Storage variants

The iPhone 13 comes in three variants - 128GB, 256GB and 512GB. iPhone 12 also has three variants starting at 64GB, 128GB and 256GB.

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Both the iPhone 13 and iPhone 12 feature the same 6.1-inch OLED Super Retina XDR display.

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The iPhone 13 is powered by the new A15 Bionic chip while the iPhone 12 runs the A14 Bionic under its hood.

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Rear cameras

You also get the same dual 12-megapixel wide and ultra wide rear cameras on the iPhone 13 and iPhone 12. But new camera features like Cinematic Mode and Photographic Styles are available only on the iPhone 13.

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Selfie camera

The iPhone 13 and iPhone 12 feature a 12-megapixel front camera for selfies and video calls.

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Battery life

The iPhone 13 is said to offer up to 19 hours of video playback, and up to 75 hours of audio playback. On the iPhone 12 you get up to 17 hours and 65 hours, respectively.

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The iPhone 13 and iPhone 12 can fast charge up to 50 per cent in 30 minutes with a 20W adapter or higher. Both iPhones also support MagSafe and Qi wireless charging.

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Apple offers the iPhone 13 in five colour options of starlight, midnight, blue, pink and Product(Red). The iPhone 12 has six colour options of purple, blue, green, Product(Red), white and black.

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