Apple iPhone 13

Released September 2021

Premium ($600-$800)

Summary


Pros

  • Main camera with nice colors in most lighting conditions, even in complex situations
  • Video capabilities, with a fast and accurate autofocus, perfect for capturing subjects in motion
  • Selfie video performance
  • Audio playback performance overall
  • Audio recording, particularly at high volume, for concerts and shows
  • Display readability, especially indoors
  • Reproduction of colors on display, even when viewed at an angle
  • Battery life, providing good autonomy despite a small battery
  • Particularly efficient in power management, energy consumption optimized in all use cases

Cons

  • Tele zoom image quality
  • Color issues and image noise in selfie photos
  • Default display settings too low, particularly for night reading
  • Slow battery charging

Scores


125
camera
4th

in Premium Ranking ($600-$800)

Overall Camera Score i
125
46
Oppo A57
BEST 149

Sub-scores

Photo i
133
50
Xiaomi Redmi Note 11S 5G
BEST 152
Bokeh i
65
25
Crosscall Action-X5
BEST 80
Preview i
76
34
Fairphone 4
BEST 91
Zoom i
65
15
Oppo A77 5G
BEST 151
Video i
144
31
Samsung Galaxy A22 5G
BEST 149

Use Cases

BEST 142

Friends & Family

Portrait and group photos and videos

BEST 122

Lowlight

Photos and videos in lowlight conditions

136
display
2nd

in Premium Ranking ($600-$800)

Overall Display Score i
136
52
Realme C21
BEST 149

Sub-scores

Readability i
133
40
Realme C21
BEST 160
Color i
143
49
Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro
BEST 163
Top score
Sony Xperia 5 IV
Video i
151
40
Realme C21
Motion i
146
54
Realme C21
BEST 155
Top score
Huawei P40 Pro
Touch i
110
40
Realme C21
BEST 165
Top score
OnePlus 9
Artifacts i
136
40
Crosscall Action-X5
BEST 149
Top score
LG Wing
138
audio
8th

in Premium Ranking ($600-$800)

Overall Audio Score i
138
86
Vivo X60 Pro 5G (Snapdragon)
BEST 161

Sub-scores & Use Cases

Playback i
140
74
Nokia 7.2
BEST 163

Use Cases

BEST 172

Listening to music

Through the smartphone's integrated speakers

BEST 161

Watching videos

Through the smartphone's integrated speakers

BEST 156

Gaming

Through the smartphone's integrated speakers

Recording i
133
88
Fairphone 4
BEST 157

Use Cases

BEST 156

Friends & Family videos

With the smartphone's main camera

BEST 164

Selfie videos

With the smartphone's selfie camera

BEST 156

Concert videos

With the smartphone's main camera

115
battery
12th

in Premium Ranking ($600-$800)

Overall Battery Score i
115
75
Samsung Galaxy S22 (Exynos)
BEST 146
Top score
Oppo Reno6 5G

Sub-scores

Autonomy i
112
55
Xiaomi 12 Pro
BEST 182
Top score
Wiko Power U30
Charging i
107
72
Wiko Power U20
BEST 181
Top score
Realme GT Neo 3
Efficiency i
145
47
Xiaomi 12 Pro
BEST 154
Top score
Oppo Reno6 5G

Key performances

Battery Life
2 days 4h
Battery Life
0-80% Charge
0h58
0-80% Charge
Full Charge
2h05
Full Charge
after 5-minute charge
2h48 Autonomy
after 5-minute charge
134
selfie
2nd

in Premium Ranking ($600-$800)

Overall Selfie Score i
134
25
Intex Aqua Selfie
BEST 145

Sub-scores

Photo i
128
18
ZTE Axon 20 5G
BEST 144
Top score
Huawei P50 Pro
Video i
143
38
Intex Aqua Selfie
BEST 154

Specifications


146.7 x 71.5 x 7.65mm

Dimensions

5G
Dual SIM

Network

Water resistant
IP68

Protection

Wireless

Charging

128/256/512 GB

Storage

Wide, Ultra-Wide

Main camera
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