Apple iPhone 13 mini

Released September 2021

Premium ($600-$800)
Apple iPhone 13 mini

Summary


Pros

  • Main camera with nice colors in most lighting conditions, even in complex situations
  • Top video performance for the price segment
  • Selfie video performance
  • Display performance when watching videos
  • Display readability, especially indoors
  • Audio playback performance overall
  • Audio recording, particularly at high volume, for concerts and shows
  • Power-efficient device

Cons

  • Color issues and image noise in selfie photos
  • Default display settings too low for night reading
  • Limited autonomy due to battery size

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

130
display
5th

in Premium Ranking ($600-$800)

Overall Display Score i
130
52
Realme C21
BEST 149

Sub-scores

Readability i
129
40
Realme C21
BEST 160
Color i
121
49
Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro
BEST 163
Top score
Sony Xperia 5 IV
Video i
151
40
Realme C21
Motion i
145
54
Realme C21
BEST 155
Top score
Huawei P40 Pro
Touch i
109
40
Realme C21
BEST 165
Top score
OnePlus 9
Artifacts i
132
40
Crosscall Action-X5
BEST 149
Top score
LG Wing
137
audio
9th

in Premium Ranking ($600-$800)

Overall Audio Score i
137
86
Vivo X60 Pro 5G (Snapdragon)
BEST 161

Sub-scores & Use Cases

Playback i
139
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

99
battery
21st

in Premium Ranking ($600-$800)

Overall Battery Score i
99
75
Samsung Galaxy S22 (Exynos)
BEST 146
Top score
Oppo Reno6 5G

Sub-scores

Autonomy i
82
55
Xiaomi 12 Pro
BEST 182
Top score
Wiko Power U30
Charging i
106
72
Wiko Power U20
BEST 181
Top score
Realme GT Neo 3
Efficiency i
148
47
Xiaomi 12 Pro
BEST 154
Top score
Oppo Reno6 5G

Key performances

Battery Life
1 days 17h
Battery Life
0-80% Charge
0h57
0-80% Charge
Full Charge
1h54
Full Charge
after 5-minute charge
2h52 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
127
18
ZTE Axon 20 5G
BEST 144
Top score
Huawei P50 Pro
Video i
143
38
Intex Aqua Selfie
BEST 154

Specifications


131.5 x 64.2 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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