Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Apple iPhone 13 launched with 120Hz displays, smaller notch and A15 Bionic

Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max

One of the biggest Samsung rivals, Apple launched its latest iPhone 13 series mobile phone lineup at the virtual launch event. Obviously, the new iPhone 13 lineup comes with several improvements over the previous generation such as a smaller notch, better camera and 120Hz display.

However, these improvements are not as significant as last year’s redesign and introduction of 5G, but they are still satisfactory to attract millions of Apple users to upgrade their iPhones to iPhone 13, at the same time, the US carriers are also bringing various discounted prices.

Well, we’re skipping the iPhone 13 mini and iPhone 13 standard variants in our discussion.

iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 Pro Max


Apple’s new iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 Pro Max are equipped with 6.1-inch and 6.7-inch large display respectively along with a new Super Retina XDR with ProMotion display, which enables various refresh rates from 10Hz to 120Hz. Moreover, these models makes 25 percent higher max outdoor brightness at up to 1000 nits.

Well, Apple’s traditional notch still remains a part of its 2021’s iPhone lineup, but this time, the company has slightly reduced and made it slim compared to previous generations. Accordding to Apple, iPhone 13 models’ notch is 20% smaller than the iPhone 12.

Apple iPhone 13 Pro


No one can beat Samsung when it comes to smartphone cameras, and the Galaxy S21 Ultra is its yet another example thanks to its dual telephoto sensors. Meanwhile, with its iPhone 13 lineup, Apple introduced some significant upgrades in the camera department such as 1.9 µm pixels larger sensor.

On the other hand, the iPhone 13 Pro and 13 Pro Max also has an f/1.5 aperture wide-angle camera along with sensor-shift optical image stabilization (OIS) for stable videos. Furthermore, the new f/1.8 ultra wide-angle camera that also has night mode function.

  • Cinematic Mode

With the Cinematic Mode, the iPhone 13 could make your mobile footage look a lot more like Hollywood films. According to Apple, this feature can mimic the focus capabilities from professional cameras, at the same time, it can automatically focus your video scenes on specific subjects.

Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max

A15 Bionic – A lightning-fast chip that leaves the competition behind?

Apple claims the A15 Bionic is much faster than the competition, delivering more performance and better power efficiency, making everything even more fluid in the iPhone 13 lineup.

It uses 5-nanometer technology and has nearly 15 billion transistors to tackle the most demanding tasks, including the latest computational photography features.

A new 6-core CPU with two high-performance cores and four high-efficiency cores is up to 50 percent faster than the competition, the fastest in any smartphone, and handles demanding tasks smoothly and efficiently.

On the other hand, the new 4-core GPU is up to 30 percent faster than the competition and enables more lifelike visuals and lighting effects in graphics-intensive games.

Apple A15 Bionic

The new 16-core Neural Engine is capable of 15.8 trillion operations per second, enabling even faster machine learning computations for third-party app experiences, as well as features like Live Text in Camera with iOS 15.

Major advancements to the next-generation ISP, paired with computational photography and powerful camera hardware, combine to create the new dual-camera system.

That’s all folks, if you want to read full Apple iPhone 13 specifications, head to Apple Newsroom, then come back to your real world – Galaxy with SammyFans😉.

James Lee Taylor
James is the lead content creator on Sammy Fans and mostly works on Samsung's firmware section. His first phone was the Samsung Galaxy S4 and continue to get new S series devices. Most of the time, James tries to learn about new technologies and gadgets but he also sneaks a bit of free time to nearby rivers and nature.

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