iPhone 13 release date, price and features

‘s 2021 iPhone 13 series, which include the iPhone 13 mini, iPhone 13, iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max.

  • Also be sure to check out the latest news and rumors about the upcoming iPhone 14 series.

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iPhone 13 release date

The iPhone 13 was announced on September 14, 2021, at 10am PDT, and began shipping shortly after – on September 24.

For reference, below we have a comparison of Apple’s iPhone announcement and release dates from 2017 up to 2021:

iPhone 13 price

  • The iPhone 13 starts at $799
The price of each new iPhone model depends on the storage option you choose. Below we have all iPhone 13 models with their prices for each available storage option.

What are the iPhone 13 models’ specs?

See the following pages for in-depth specs on each iPhone 13 model:

Reviews for the iPhone 13 models

Here at PhoneArena we thoroughly test and review each phone we get. Below we have for you a brief description of every iPhone 13 model, along with a link to its review, where you can learn more about it, see our camera samples from it, how it performed in our benchmark tests, how long its battery lasts and more…

  • The iPhone 13 mini is the smallest of the 2021 iPhones, although it still features the same modern design with flat edges as the bigger models, as well as the same fantastic performance. To learn more about it, please see our iPhone 13 mini review.
  • The iPhone 13 is the middle child of the 2021 models, featuring a more traditional-sized 6.1-inch display and the second biggest battery after the Pro Max. If you’re interested in learning more about this model, see our iPhone 13 review.
  • The iPhone 13 Pro features an extra camera and two extra gigabytes of RAM over the previous two models. In addition, its display is twice as smooth at 120Hz refresh rate, as opposed to 60Hz. This is also the only iPhone 13 model aside from the Pro Max to be available in 1TB (1000 GB) of storage. Learn more about it in our iPhone 13 Pro review.
  • The iPhone 13 Pro Max shares a lot with the Pro, but is also the largest of the bunch, sporting a 6.7-inch display. It also has the largest battery (4352 mAh). Please refer to our iPhone 13 Pro Max review for more.

How does the iPhone 13 compare to other flagships

We’ve done comparisons with each iPhone 13 model against other popular smartphones on the market.

iPhone 13 Pro Max vs Galaxy S21 Ultra – How does the biggest and most powerful iPhone 13 model compare against one of the best Android flagships out there right now? Find out in our comparison.
iPhone 13 mini vs iPhone 12 mini – Just how different is the iPhone 13 mini from its predecessor? In short – not very different. Should you upgrade anyways? We try to help you decide in our dedicated comparison of the two.
iPhone 13 Pro Max vs iPhone 11 Pro Max – If you’re two generations behind, but you’re rocking a Pro Max iPhone nonetheless, is it worth upgrading to the iPhone 13 Pro Max? Find out in our comparison.
Google Pixel 6 vs Apple iPhone 13 – Google’s redesigned Pixel 6 is quite an appealing Android flagship, albeit not easily available everywhere. Should you still go for it over the iPhone 13?
Google Pixel 6 Pro vs iPhone 13 Pro – Battle of the pros! We compare Google’s newest Pro Android phone against Apple’s newest Pro iPhone. Which one really deserves the Pro title?
iPhone 13 Pro vs iPhone 12 Pro – A worthy upgrade? Or should you stick with the iPhone 12 Pro for another year instead of upgrading? We’ll help you decide in our comparison.
iPhone 13 mini vs. iPhone 13 – Does size matter? If you can’t decide between buying Apple’s iPhone 13 or the smaller iPhone 13 mini, our comparison of the two should be able to help you out.
iPhone 13 vs iPhone 11 – Are you two generations behind, still rocking the iPhone 11? And more importantly – is it finally worth upgrading to the new iPhone 13? Find the answers in our comparison.
Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max vs iPhone 13 Pro – If you’re become between Apple’s two 2021 Pro models, we’ll help you decide which one is better for you and what exactly might make the Pro Max better for you than the more affordable Pro .
iPhone 13 vs iPhone 13 Pro – Should you get the base iPhone 13 or the Pro model? Well, do you need twice as smooth and larger display, plus a bit more RAM? Or will the iPhone 13 be good enough for you, and you should save some cash and go with it instead? We help you find the answers in our comparison.

In what colors is the iPhone 13 available?

Different iPhone 13 models may be available in different colors. More specifically, the iPhone 13 mini and iPhone 13’s colors are different than the colors available for the two Pro models. To make things easier for you, below we have each iPhone 13 model and under it, all of its available color options:

What is the iPhone 13 battery capacity?

What are the iPhone 13 camera specs?

What are the best iPhone 13 cases?

The iPhone 13 models are beautifully built, featuring glass backs, glass-covered displays, and aluminum frames.

However, you may be interested in looking for ways to protect your new flagship phone from daily wear and tear, or even accidental drops, and for that, we’ve rounded up the best cases available for each iPhone 13 model for you.

The best iPhone 13 mini cases you can get include Apple’s own simple but effective MagSafe ones, plus more stylish options from third parties, such as Spigen and OtterBox.
The best iPhone 13 cases aside from Apple’s basic ones include beautiful leather options from Mujjo and Nomad. And if you’re looking for something rugged and affordable instead, we also have some great iPhone 13 cases from Spigen, UAG and other renowned tough case brands.
The best iPhone 13 Pro cases you can buy right now include some solid rugged ones, like the OtterBox Defender with a built-in kickstand, plus some sleek and elegant options, if those are more your type.
The best iPhone 13 Pro Max cases range from stylish and colorful, eye-catching slim ones to tough and multi-functional ones, such as the Spigen Slim Armor case with a built-in wallet.

What are the best iPhone 13 deals?

Want to get an Apple iPhone 13 for cheaper? Check-out the best iPhone 13 deals available right now for each and every model.

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