The iPhone 13 was announced on Tuesday, 14 September 2021. It comes with camera and processing improvements, as well as design changes. This means that the new iPhone takes better pictures and is a lot faster.
The major changes are an improved camera, processer, and extended battery life.
Here are the specifications
The iPhone comes in 5 different colours: Pink, blue, midnight, starlight, and red. The phone comes with a ceramic shield making it more resistant to fall damage.
It’s water and dust resistant.
The camera allows you to take better photos at night or in low light. It also offers better wide-angled shots.
The Apple product has a new feature called ‘Cinematic mode’ to improve videos. This feature blurs the background and sharpens the subject of the video.
There are new features that enhance Artificial Intelligence (AI), which can allow the device to automatically enhance colours and tone through photographic style.
The A15 Bionic processor is a new chip Apple is using for the phones. It has improved the phones’ speed and battery life.
The battery life has been extended by more than two hours on the normal phone and over an hour on the mini.
The ‘Pro’ has higher frame rates and is brighter than other phones.
How to buy iPhone 13 in South Africa
There are four different options when buying the iPhone. There is the iPhone 13 and the mini. Or else there’s also the Pro and the Pro Max.
Apple said that the they will be available for purchase on Friday, 24 September 2021. Pre-orders start on Friday, 17 September 2021.
Apple’s website allows you to make your purchase online.
How much does the iPhone 13 cost?
The prices range differently, so these are just estimated prices that are to be expected in South Africa.
- Firstly, the cheapest option, the ‘mini’: From R10 000
- iPhone 13: From R11 500
- iPhone 13 Pro: From R14 000
- Lastly, the most expensive, iPhone 13 Pro Max: From R15 500