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Apple’s new phones — the iPhone 13, iPhone 13 Mini, iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max — will sport longer battery life than the iPhone 12 lineup, the company said at its product event Tuesday. The extended battery life results from a combination of a bigger battery, iOS 15 and the A15 Bionic chip.
Here’s how much longer, according to Apple, that the new phones’ lithium-ion batteries will last compared with their iPhone 12 counterparts:
The iPhone 13 batteries will last longer for a combination of reasons, including the new A15 Bionic chip.
The new iPhone 13 series will be available to preorder on Friday. The iPhone 13 starts at $799, the iPhone 13 Mini starts at $699, the iPhone 13 Pro starts at $999 and the iPhone 13 Pro Max starts at $1,099. iOS 15 is coming Sept. 20.
iPhone 13 iPhone 13 Mini iPhone 13 Pro iPhone 13 Pro Max
Extra battery over iPhone 12 counterpart 2.5 hours 1.5 hours 1.5 hours 2.5 hours
Video playback Up to 19 hours Up to 17 hours Up to 22 hours Up to 28 hours
Video playback (streaming) Up to 15 hours Up to 13 hours Up to 20 hours Up to 25 hours
Audio playback Up to 75 hours Up to 55 hours Up to 75 hours Up to 95 hours
The new iPhones also feature MagSafe and Qi wireless charging, a USB charging port for computers and power adapters, and a Smart Data Mode that automatically shifts to LTE when 5G isn’t needed. The iPhone 13 lineup offers fast-charge capabilities with a 20W or higher adapter that is sold separately. With the adapter, the iPhone 13, iPhone 13 Mini and the iPhone 13 Pro can get up to 50% charge in 30 minutes. The iPhone 13 Pro Max can get up to 50% charge in 35 minutes.