After floating around the rumor mill for a long time, Apple iPhone 13 series smartphones have finally arrived in India. The newly announced lineup is graced by four amazing models. The series includes the iPhone 13, iPhone 13 Pro, iPhone 13 Pro Max, and the iPhone 13 Mini models. As expected, the 2021 iPhones boasts an array of hardware upgrades as compared to its predecessor, the iPhone 12 lineup.
The new iPhone series packs a faster chip under the hood in the form of the company’s own A15 Bionic chip. On top of that, the Pro models offer a high refresh rate of 120Hz. Aside from that, the iPhone 13 and it’s Pro variant supports dual eSIM for the first time ever. The new iPhone 13 lineup is set to go on sale in India in the next few days. Before they hit the store shelves in the country, more details about the iPhone 13 series smartphones’ price and availability in India have surfaced on the web.
Apple iPhone 13 Series Price, Availability in India
The iPhone 13 Mini with 128GB storage has a starting price of INR 69,900 (about $948) in India. Alternatively, you can go for the 256GB and 512GB storage variants. The 256GB model will set you back INR 79,900 (about $1084), while the 512GB variant retails for INR 99,900 (about $1355) in the country. Now, the 128GB storage model of the iPhone 13 carries a price tag of INR 79,900, which converts roughly to about $1084. It is also available in a 256GB storage model, which retails for INR 89,900 (about $1220). The iPhone 13 512GB storage model costs INR 1,09,900 (about $1491).
The two iPhone models are available in various eye-catching color options such as (PRODUCT)RED, starlight, midnight, and pink, blue. They will go on sale from September 24. The iPhone 13 Pro’s starting price is INR 1,19,900 (about $1627) for the 128GB storage variant. The phone’s 256GB storage model retails for INR 1,29,900 (about $1762), while the 512GB storage model is available for INR 1,49,900 (about $2034). If you are willing to shell out INR 1,69,900 ($2305), you can get your hands on the 1TB storage model, according to a News18 report.
The iPhone 13 Pro Max comes 1TB, 512GB, 256GB and 128GB storage configurations The 128GB storage model is available for INR 1,29,900 (about $1762), while the slightly larger 256GB storage variant will set you back INR 1,39,900 (about $1898). The 512GB storage model is priced at INR 1,59,900 (about $2170), and the highest-end 1TB storage variant carries a steep price tag of INR 179,900 (about $2441). The Pro models come in Sierra Blue, Gold, Silver, and Graphite color options. They will go up for preorders on September 17, and their sale starts on September 24.
Specifications & Features
The smallest model dubbed, the iPhone 13 Mini sports a 5.4-inch OLED display. The iPhone 13 and the Pro model, on the other hand, feature a 6.1-inch display. The latter has a Super Retina XDR panel with 120Hz refresh rate support. The iPhone 13 Pro Max comes with a mammoth 6.7-inch display with Super Retina XDR and delivers up to a 120Hz refresh rate. The iPhone 13 series smartphones have a small notch. The Pro variants offer Always-On Display support.
An Apple A15 processor, and bigger batteries power up the handsets. According to Apple, the battery of the iPhone 13 Mini lasts 15 hours more than the battery of its predecessor. Likewise, iPhone 13 offers 2.5 hours of battery life than the iPhone 12. This applies to the iPhone 13 Pro, and the Pro Max models, as well. The 13 mini and vanilla 13 have a dual rear camera setup featuring a 12MP main camera and a 12MP ultrawide sensor.
The Pro and Pro Max feature a triple camera setup at the back featuring a 12MP camera with the LiDAR sensor. Aside from that, it houses a 12MP ultrawide lens and a 12MP telephoto sensor. The newfangled cameras offer features such as night mode, Dolby Vision, video recording at 4K60FPS, and more. The new iPhone models are IP68 rated for water and dust resistance. Furthermore, they come running on iOS 15 out of the box.