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Apple iPhone 13 mini

Specifications

Apple iPhone 13 mini
Apple iPhone 13 mini (iPhone Series)
Processor
Apple A15 Bionic 6 x - 3.2 GHz
Graphics adapter
Apple A15 GPU 4-Core
Memory
4096 MB 
Display
5.40 inch 19.5:9, 2340 x 1080 pixel 477 PPI, capazitive, OLED, glossy: yes, HDR, 60 Hz
Storage
128 GB NVMe, 128 GB 
, 116 GB free
Connections
1 USB 2.0, 1 Firewire, 1 HDMI, Audio Connections: via Lightning, NFC, Brightness Sensor, Sensors: acceleration sensor, gyroscope, proximity sensor, compass, barometer, face scanner (3D), Lightning
Networking
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5/ax = Wi-Fi 6), Bluetooth 5.0, 2G (850/​900/​1800/​1900), 3G (B1/​B2/​B4/​B5/​B8), 4G FDD/TD (B1/​B2/​B3/​B4/​B5/​B7/​B8/​B12/​B13/​B17/​B18/​B19/​B20/​B25/​B26/​B28/​B30/​B32/​B34/​B38/​B39/​B40/​B41/​B42/​B46/​B48/​B66), 5G (n1/​n2/​n3/​n5/​n7/​n8/​n12/​n20/​n25/​n28/n30/​n38/​n40/​n41/​n48/​n66/​n77/​n78/​n79), Dual SIM, LTE, 5G, GPS
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 7.65 x 131.5 x 64.2 ( = 0.3 x 5.18 x 2.53 in)
Battery
2406 mAh Lithium-Ion
Charging
wireless charging, fast charging / Quickcharge
Operating System
Apple iOS 15
Camera
Primary Camera: 12 MPix f/​1.6, phase comparison-AF (Dual-pixel), OIS, dual LED-flash, Videos @2160p/​60fps (Camera 1) + 12.0MP, f/​2.4, wide angle lens (Camera 2)
Secondary Camera: 12 MPix f/​2.2, Videos @2160p/​60fps
Additional features
Speakers: stereo (hybrid), Keyboard: onscreen, Keyboard Light: yes, Lightning-to-USB-C-cable, SIM tool, 12 Months Warranty, IP68, SAR-value (body): 0,98 W/kg, SAR-value (head): 0,97 W/kg, fanless, waterproof
Weight
140 g ( = 4.94 oz / 0.31 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
Price
799 Euro

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 87.75% - good
Average of 16 scores (from 34 reviews)
price: 82%, performance: 98%, features: 100%, display: 83% mobility: 79%, workmanship: 94%, ergonomy: 100%, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Apple iPhone 13 mini

iPhone 13 Mini Review - The Perfect Small Phone!
Source: Matthew Moniz English
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/03/2021
Apple iPhone 13 mini
Source: PC Mag English
That decision shifts with the $399 iPhone SE, simply because the SE is so much less expensive and is therefore in an entirely different class. The SE is less powerful all around, but it's still a delightful entry-level phone for new or light users. But I'm ambivalent about recommending the iPhone 13 mini as an upgrade simply because I was so burned by my recommendation of the 12 mini. Yes, the 13 mini's battery is better—it lasts longer than the popular iPhone 12's battery, in our tests. But all of the other iPhone 13 models have even better batteries. So if you can afford an iPhone 13, I say get the iPhone 13.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/29/2021
Apple iPhone 13 mini Selfie review: Compact selfie shooter
Source: DxOMark English
The iPhone 13 mini is the smallest model in the iPhone 13 series and shares most specs, including front and rear camera setups, with the slightly larger iPhone 13. Images can be viewed on a 5.4-inch 5.4 Super Retina XDR display and Apple’s mobile OS is powered by its in-house A15 chipset. Images and video can be saved to up to 512GB of built-in storage. The front camera hardware for selfie capture is the same across all iPhone 13 models, featuring a 12 MP sensor coupled to a f/2.2-aperture lens with a 23mm equivalent focal length. Let’s see how it does in our DXOMARK Selfie test.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/27/2021
iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 mini First Impressions
Source: NDTV Gadgets English
You do get the same headlining new camera features as with the Pro models – Cinematic Mode, which automatically adjusts focus between subjects in a frame, and Photographic Styles, which lets you customise the tone and character of photos you take before they are rendered. What's also worth noting is that sensor-shift stabilisation, previously exclusive to the iPhone 12 Pro Max, is not standard across all four models. However, you don't get the Pros' 3X telephoto cameras, or the ability to take macro stills and videos. The wide and ultra-wide cameras are also not the same as those on the Pro models, and have slightly weaker specifications. It will be interesting to see whether the iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 mini offer enough to set them apart from the iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 mini, respectively, which remain on sale at lower prices and benefit from the new iOS 15 release. That's what we'll aim to decide in our full review, which is coming up very soon.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/25/2021
iPhone 13 mini review: Exemplary little powerhouse
Source: Macworld.co.uk English
For all its limitations, the iPhone 13 mini is for you. Yes, it is - assuming you're on an iPhone with a few years on the clock, tired of lugging around big phones or have an Android and want to experience the bright side. The iPhone SE has many good qualities, but the 13 mini is preferable. It has better cameras, a better screen and a faster processor, and will last longer than an SE. With a size that allows it to slip into almost any pocket and the performance to put a flagship Android phone to shame, the iPhone 13 mini is an exemplary little powerhouse. The cameras are very good and it feels snappy and responsive in use. It also has a couple of hours of battery life on its predecessor, making this fledgling a good entry-level model for those who want to wander into an ecosystem where everything is integrated and (nearly) always works.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/24/2021
Hands on: iPhone 13 mini review
Source: Techradar English
We can’t yet make a final call on some of the iPhone 13 mini’s features, but our experience with the iPhone 13 suggests that Apple’s smaller iPhone will be a capable and powerful handset with strong battery life. If you’re after an iPhone with a smaller screen, the improvement in battery life that we’re expecting to see over the iPhone 12 mini may be the thing that sways you towards this handset. We’re looking forward to testing this phone more extensively, but going on what we’ve seen so far, Apple’s smallest 2021 iPhone is shaping up to be another small wonder.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/23/2021
80% iPhone 13 mini review: The best small phone just got better
Source: Tom's Guide English
Even though the design hasn’t changed much, the iPhone 13 mini is still a pretty device. I appreciate the smaller notch, even if Apple doesn’t take advantage of the extra screen space. But what I dislike is the lack of competitive fast charging and biometric authentication that works with masks. The latter is a serious lost opportunity. Despite the iterative improvements made across the board with the iPhone 13 mini, none of them obviate the annoyance of typing in my PIN while in public, and doing so again for Apple Pay. If you’re on an iPhone 12 mini, I don’t think that the 13 mini is worth an upgrade. But if you’re coming from something older and want a small phone, this is basically the best you can get.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/23/2021
Rating: Total score: 80%
90% iPhone 13 Mini Review: It May Be Small In Size, But It’S Big On Features
Source: Best Products English
Before the iPhone mini came out, if you were shopping for a small phone, you’d have to opt for a budget smartphone with outdated specs and a lower-grade design. As nice as it is having a smaller-sized phone that’s easier to handle and pocket, what I love most about the iPhone 13 mini is that it doesn’t require you to compromise on features or performance. Personally, I think its small size is more than enough reason to purchase one — especially with how rare small phones are these days. But since the iPhone 13 mini is equipped with the best processor, camera, and a gorgeous OLED display for a price that’s lower than most flagship phones, it’s a no-brainer.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/21/2021
Rating: Total score: 90%
Hands on with the Apple iPhone 13 & 13 Mini: Not as pro, but still great value
Source: XDA Developers English
Because I am a tech enthusiast lucky enough to test all the latest Android flagships, the iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 Mini’s dual-camera system doesn’t have the versatility for me. But for other less demanding users, the iPhone 13/ 13 Mini cameras represent a noticeable upgrade over last year’s cameras: the main camera image sensor is larger, it gained the sensor-shift technology only available to the Pro Max model last year, and I love cinematic mode. The iPhone 13 Mini, in particular, is about the only small flagship phone in town, so if you really hate the size of modern flagships, this is the phone to get.
Hands-On, online available, Medium, Date: 09/21/2021
80% iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 mini Review: Victory lap
Source: Mobile Syrup English
This is a difficult question to answer, similar to the iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max. While the iPhone 13 mini and iPhone 13 are indeed upgrades over last year's iPhone 12 mini and iPhone 12, the improvements are marginal. Whether the iPhone 13 mini or iPhone 13 is a worthwhile purchase for you will come down to what iPhone you're currently using. If you already have an iPhone 12, it might be worth sitting this year out. However, if you're using an earlier iPhone, like an iPhone X or an iPhone 11, then the iPhone 13 is a solid offering.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/21/2021
Rating: Total score: 80%
Apple iPhone 13 and 13 Mini review
Source: Engadget English
The new iPhone is here, with an improved processor, more camera modes, and slightly brighter screen. The changers are appreciated, but the iPhone 13 doesn't feel like a huge leap over the iPhone 12, and may not be a must-have upgrade except for Apple superfans.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/21/2021
Apple iPhone 13 mini review: Pocket powerhouse
Source: Pocket Lint English
We have so much love for this small-screen iPhone. It delivers performance well beyond its size - matching the iPhone 13 in that regard - and has great cameras, all wrapped into a pocketable and lightweight design that makes for a refreshing change compared to typically larger devices. No, the iPhone 13 mini's battery life isn't nearly as great as the larger iPhones, and the rear camera housing does stand out a little more on this compact form-factor - but don't let those points put you off entirely, because they're things you'll learn to live within a matter of days. If you're someone who likes a 6.5-inch or larger display for watching movies, and want better battery stamina, the iPhone 13 mini probably won't be your bag. But for everyone else, you shouldn't underestimate the power of small - as this handset is a pocket powerhouse with massive potential.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/21/2021
iPhone 13 mini: Apple’s dinky flagship is back for 2021
Source: Expert Reviews English
Gloomy reports of lacklustre sales might have suggested otherwise, but Apple isn’t quite ready to give up on the iPhone mini just yet. Unveiled during its all-singing, all-dancing annual launch event on 14 September, the iPhone 13 mini has returned, and yet again it’s a smaller (and cheaper) alternative that looks to be just as capable as the rest of the range.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 09/20/2021
Apple iPhone 13 mini Review, Pros and Cons
Source: OI Spice Tech News English
The Apple iPhone 13 mini comes with almost similar specifications. The basic difference between the iPhone 13 and the 13 mini is screen size, dimensions, resolution and price. As the iPhone 13 Mini design and the spec are similar, the review will also be the same. You can check out the full iPhone 13 review here.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/16/2021

Foreign Reviews

Das mit Abstand beste kleine Smartphone
Source: Computerbase German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/11/2021
87% iPhone 13 Mini
Source: Chinahandys.net German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/09/2021
Rating: Total score: 87% performance: 100% display: 80% mobility: 80% workmanship: 100%
Der neue Platzhirsch in der Kompaktklasse
Source: Stadt-bremerhaven German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/03/2021
92% Apple iPhone 13 mini im Test: Praktisch so gut wie die teureren Modelle
Source: Computerbild German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/28/2021
Rating: Total score: 92%
92% iPhone 13 mini im Test: Wer braucht das Nischen-iPhone?
Source: Teltarif German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/28/2021
Rating: Total score: 92% price: 82% performance: 100% display: 90% mobility: 70% workmanship: 100%
Hält der Akku durch?
Source: Mac Welt German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/27/2021
85% iPhone 13 mini, análisis: deberes hechos y potencia a tope en el más "peque"
Source: Xataka Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/07/2021
Rating: Total score: 85% performance: 95% display: 93% mobility: 78% workmanship: 90%
90% iPhone 13 Mini y iPhone 13, análisis y opinión
Source: Computerhoy Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/05/2021
Rating: Total score: 90% features: 100% display: 90% mobility: 80% workmanship: 90%
94% Apple iPhone 13 mini, análisis: un modelo en constante crecimiento
Source: MuyComputer Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/05/2021
Rating: Total score: 94% performance: 95% display: 90% mobility: 90% workmanship: 90%
Apple iPhone 13 Mini · Ventajas y Desventajas
Source: Hablando Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Compact size; light weight; good price; large storage; high performance. Negative: Old-fashioned design.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/04/2021
iPhone 13 Mini · Unboxing y primeras impresiones
Source: Hablando Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Compact size; light weight; attractive price; powerful hardware; high performance.
Hands-On, online available, Medium, Date: 09/26/2021
80% Test de l’iPhone 13 mini : un bonheur de prise en main et une autonomie renforcée
Source: Frandroid French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/06/2021
Rating: Total score: 80% performance: 100% display: 70% mobility: 80% workmanship: 90%
92% Test de l’iPhone 13 mini : la magie du petit format triomphe encore
Source: 01Net French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/29/2021
Rating: Total score: 92% performance: 100% mobility: 80%
80% Test iPhone 13 mini : petite taille mais grand potentiel
Source: Phonandroid French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/28/2021
Rating: Total score: 80%
Test Des Iphone 13 Et Iphone 13 Mini
Source: Fredzone French FR→EN
Positive: Excellent display; powerful processor; long battery life. Negative: Old-fashioned design.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/03/2021
Prise en main des iPhone 13 et 13 mini : le meilleur de l'iPhone 12 et plus encore
Source: CNet France French FR→EN
Positive: Excellent cameras; long battery life; large storage; bright display; powerful processor.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/22/2021
88% iPhone 13 mini to smartfon, na który czekałem od wielu lat (recenzja)
Source: Tabletowo Turkish PL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/09/2021
Rating: Total score: 88% display: 70% mobility: 75% workmanship: 95% ergonomy: 100%
90% Apple iPhone 13 Og iPhone 13 Mini
Source: Tek.no NO→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/23/2021
Rating: Total score: 90%
100% iPhone 13 Mini test – lille mobil med stor værdi
Source: Mere Mobil.dk DA→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/07/2021
Rating: Total score: 100%
84% Test: Apple Iphone 13 Mini – Ett ministeg framåt
Source: Mobil.se SV→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/24/2021
Rating: Total score: 84%

Comment

Apple A15 GPU 4-Core:

Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


A15: System on a Chip (SoC) from Apple that integrates six 64 Bit cores, 2 performance and 4 power saving cores. The chip is manufactured in 5nm and integrates 15.8 billion transistors.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


5.40":

This display is quite big for a smartphone but frequently used for smartphones.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.  

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


0.14 kg:

Only few smartphones are more lightweight than this.


Apple: Apple Inc. is an American multinational corporation which designs and manufactures consumer electronics and software products. Apple software includes the Mac OS X operating system but nowadays Macbooks are also able to run Windows. Apple has at least sporadically been considered the most valuable company in the world since 2011 and has consistently ranked among the Top 10 companies in the world.

In the laptop sector, Apple's market share was 9.3% in 2014 and 10.3% in 2016. The latter corresponds to the 5th place. In the smartphone segment, Apple achieved 15.3% in the first quarter of 2016, which means a market share loss when compared to the 18.3% in same quarter of the previous year.
Nevertheless, Apple ranked second place behind Samsung in both years.

There are tons of reviews on Apple laptops, smartphones and tablets. The ratings are significantly above-average (as of 2016).


87.75%: This is a good rating above average. Nevertheless you should not forget, that 10-15% of all notebook-models get a better rating.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

 

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Stefan Hinum, 2021-10- 6 (Update: 2021-10- 6)