Apple Event: iPhone 13 Pro, iPhone 13 Pro Max launched; see price, specs, feature and more
The biggest change under the hood for iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max is the Apple A15 chipset that offer a marked boost in performance
Apple unveiled the next generation of its smartphones – the iPhone 13 series – during its annual launch event on Tuesday. The Cupertino tech giant announced iPhone 13, iPhone 13 mini, iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max during the Apple Event 2021.
The bigger members of the iPhone 13 family are the first Apple phones to get a high-refresh rate screen that can go up to 120Hz.
The biggest change under the hood is the Apple A15 chipset that offer a marked boost in performance.
The new chipset on the iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max promises 50 per cent per cent better graphics performance, that Apple claims is higher than any current smartphone.
The display is a Super Retina XDR display with 1,000 nits of brightness. The ProMotion feature on the screen gives it dynamic refresh rate up to 120Hz. This offers better in app usage and gameplay. It comes in 6.1-inch and 6.7 inch for Pro and Pro Max versions.
The cameras on the new iPhone Pro phones have been kept mostly unchanged from last year, albeit some changes to make them better. The triple camera set has the telephoto, ultra wide and wide sensors.
The camera set-up brings macro photography to the devices. All three sensors now get night mode too.
To personalise camera profiles, Apple is bringing Photographic Styles to adjust camera settings automatically.
On the video front gets Dolby Vision HDR for high-quality results with the cameras on the iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone Pro Max.
ProRes video with more colour fidelity and more efficient encoding will be brought to the devices later this year. It will make the Pro devices capable of delivering end-to-end workflow.
The Apple iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max will run iOS 15 out of the box, making these one of the first to get the new operating system.
Apple iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max will be available in four colour new finishes and metal side bands.
The front of the phones has a ceramic shield for screen protection as well as IP68 rating.
The Apple iPhone 13 Pro has been priced at $999 and the bigger iPhone 13 Pro Max will begin at $1,099. The iPhone Pro will now also get a new 1TB variant along with 128GB and 512GB trims. Pre-orders for the smartphones will begin from September 17.