The Apple Event 2021 was held at Apple Park, California and was hosted by Tim Cook. While the event had a cinematic feel to it, the most awaited product - iPhone 13 - was launched. Powered by an A15 Bionic chip, the new iPhone 13 series is environmentally friendly as the antennas are made with recycled plastic water bottles. And they also have a sensor notch that's 20% smaller.
However, no sooner did the iPhone 13 launched, as usual, kidney jokes started flowing in and how.
At the event, Apple said that despite the faster chip, 5G and other features, the iPhone 13 has a better battery life than its predecessor. Apple said that switching to LTE "when 5G speed isn't needed" did the trick for them in battery life.
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One of the features suggests that the device will rely on the internet less and many Siri requests will stay on the device.
In a statement, Apple said that it is keeping prices the same this year, as well. The 128GB of iPhone 13 Mini starts at $699. One can also opt for the 512GB which will only be used on the Pro models.
The iPhone 13 will have a Cinematic Mode that will allow the camera to follow where the video looks and change the focus when they look away and vice versa.
The focus can be chosen by tapping on the screen or even holding down to lock focus on a subject. All the videos will be shot in Dolby Vision HDR.
As for the cameras, the 12-megapixel camera can take pictures in 47% more light with an F1.6 aperture. The ultra-wide lens has an aperture of F2.4.
Talking about the A15 Bionic chip, Apple said: "Frankly, the competition is still playing catchup to our chips."
The device will be available in pink now, along with blue, "midnight," "starlight," and product red.
Quick look features:
-28% Brighter Display
-5 New Colours
-A15 Bionic (5nm)
-Larger Sensor (47% More Light)
-Sensor Shift OIS
-Cinematic Mode w/ Rack Focusing
-More 5G Bands
-Starts from $699/$799