Now that the dust has settled after Apple’s big tech event on Tuesday, you may be wondering whether to upgrade your current iPhone to one of the new iPhone 13 models.
iPhone 12 owners are most likely to hold back—unless it means moving from the 12 or 12 mini to one of the newer Pro models—while those with an older iPhone may be sorely tempted when they have the extra cash.
What we do know is that those who count the money will be well steered of the most expensive iPhone ever, Apple’s iPhone 13 Pro Max with 1TB of storage.
Selling for a whopping $1,599, the top-of-the-range phone costs $300 more than the best-priced 24-inch iMac and 13-inch MacBook Pro, which both retail for $1,299.
To put it another way, you can get three of Apple’s new iPad mini tablets for that price and still have $100 left over to buy yourself a whoppingly more ice cream.
Before the arrival of the 6.7-inch iPhone 13 Pro Max, Apple’s most expensive phones were the iPhone XS with 512GB and the iPhone 11 Pro Max with the same storage, both of which launched with $1,449 (the most pricier iPhone 12 Pro). The Max was priced at $1,399) at launch.
The iPhone 13 Pro Max comes with a sizable price tag not only because of its features and physical size, but also because it has the most storage that Apple has squeezed into one of its handsets—twice as much as previous iPhones. Max was at 512GB. , for added perspective, 996GB more than the lowest option offered with the first iPhone in 2007.
If you’re in the market for one of the new iPhones and need help choosing which one to go for, Nerdshala has put together a helpful buying guide highlighting the features and key differences between the new models. Paired with, in which prices start from the more delicious. $699 for the iPhone 13 Mini.
For more on what Apple announced Tuesday, this article has you covered.