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Apple launches iPhone 13 series starting at Rs 69,900

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Apple launches iPhone 13 series

iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 Pro series have been announced by Apple at its 'California Streaming' virtual launch event on Tuesday.

There are four new iPhone 13 models corresponding to last year's iPhone 12 line-up: the iPhone 13, iPhone 13 mini, iPhone 13 Pro, and iPhone 13 Pro Max.

Notable improvements with this generation include longer battery life, overhauled cameras, a cinematic video recording mode, and narrower notches across the line-up. The four new iPhones are all powered by the brand new A15 Bionic SoC, and all four will ship with iOS 15.

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All four have the same screen sizes and a design that is similar to their previous models.

Price and sale date for India

iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 mini will be available in three storage variants each. The iPhone 13 mini 128GB is priced at Rs. 69,900 in India, 256GB priced at 79.900, and 512GB priced at Rs. 99,900. The iPhone 13 will cost Rs. 79,900, Rs. 89,900 and Rs. 99,900 respectively.

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iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max will both be available with up to 1TB of storage. The iPhone 13 Pro has been priced starting at Rs. 1,19,900 for 128GB, Rs. 1,29,900 for 256GB, Rs. 1,49,900 for 512GB going up to Rs. 1,69,900 for 1TB. The top-of-the-line iPhone 13 Pro Max will cost Rs. 1,29,900, Rs. 1,39,900. Rs. 1,59,900 and Rs. 1,79,900 respectively making it Apple's most expensive iPhone ever.

In India as well as the US, UK, Japan, China, Australia and Canada, pre-orders will begin on September 17, with retail availability starting on September 24.

Prices in USA

In the US, prices are the same as those of the previous generation. The iPhone 13 mini starts at $699 while the iPhone 13 starts at $799, and these prices will now get you 128GB of storage on each. The iPhone 13 Pro starts at $999 while the iPhone 13 Pro Max starts at $1,099 for the same 128GB of storage as the previous generation. The iPhone SE (2020) starts from $399, the iPhone 11 will start at $499, and the iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 mini remain available starting at $599.