The rumors were true. The centerpiece of today’s big Apple event is the latest iPhone. The latest device comes less than a year after its predecessor, now that things have settled somewhat on the supply chain side for Apple. Last year’s iPhone 12 was a big seller, bucking the trend of stagnation in smartphone sales, in part due to a bottleneck in sales from unplanned delays, but also because it would eventually add 5G connectivity to Apple’s mobile line. Brought it
The Lucky Number iPhone 13 (no skipping for superstition, mind) features a familiar design. The front notch has finally shrunk – now 20% smaller than its predecessor, while the rear-facing camera system has also received a facelift. The screen is now 28% brighter at 1200 nits on both the iPhone 13 and 13 Mini.
The phone is powered by Apple’s new A15 Bionic chip, which is paired with a 5nm processor. The CPU is 6-core with what the company is calling “the fastest CPU on any smartphone”. Meanwhile, the new 4-core GPU brings enhanced graphics to the handset.