Not the most balanced model in the series

When it comes to phones, Apple seems to be aware of its target audience – the “Pro” group who want all the top-notch features and hardware available, and the “not-so-pro” group who are happy with whatever is. on the table . The new iPhone 13 sits somewhere in between. Let’s try to find out what the new iPhone 13 has to offer and if that warrants the hype.

The new iPhone 13 follows the design of the 12 series in terms of materials and appearance. The device is slightly heavier and thicker than its predecessor (same width and same height). The phone looks a lot like the iPhone 12 in the hands, which is a good thing. Aluminum sides, Tempered Glass (Ceramic Shield) front and back, and clean curved edges. It’s still a combination of the aesthetics of the iPhone 5 and iPhone X, with the notch on the front slightly smaller than before. The right side houses the power / lock button, while the left side sports the volume buttons below the sound selector. The bottom has the speaker, the Lightning port, as well as two screws neatly placed near the center. The back has a protruding camera setup which has become more noticeable with iPhones in recent years.

The device has a 6.1 inch (2532×1170) Super Retina XDR OLED display which is a bit brighter than the iPhone 12. The display supports P3 color gamut for more accurate color output. . It’s not a high refresh rate screen like the Pro series, but on its own it’s a really good bright, color-balanced display that handles videos very well, maybe better than most smartphones. . This phone does it justice in terms of contrast and brightness when used for consuming HDR content.