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Apple just unveiled the iPhone "13 Pro and iPhone Pro Max , its new high-end smartphones intended to succeed the iPhone "12 Pro and Pro Max. The announcement came during the " last Apple product launch event on Tuesday, where he also unveiled thees iPhone "13 and iPhone 13 Mini . Biggest additions include three new cameras, a new 120Hz display, and a longer battery life .
The " phones will start at the same price as last year's iPhones Pro, with the iPhone 13 Pro starting at $ 999 (£ 949, AU $ 1,699 ) and the iPhone 13 Pro Max starting at $ 1,099 (£ 1,049, AU $ 1,849).
As is generally the case with Pro-level iPhones from Apple, the device "photo is one of the main differentiators between the iPhone 13 Pro and the standard model. But the phones also get a boost in performance, battery gain, new "1 terabyte storage option and a new display that can increase its refresh rate up to 120Hz.
There is a new triple lens camera system with a larger 77mm telephoto lens that provides a A " 3x optical zoom for the first time on an iPhone . This is an improvement over the 2x optical zoom of the iPhone 12 Pro and the 2.5x optical zoom of the iPhone 12 Pro Max.
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Apple also claims that the iPhone 13 Pro and 13 Pro Max should perform better at capturing macro photos, as their cameras can magnify subjects with a minimum focus distance of 2 centimeters (less than an inch).
The new main wide-angle camera also has a larger sensor with bigger pixels, and the camera system should be better than the iPhone 12 Pro and Pro M ax when it comes to taking low photos. light.
The blessed iPhone 13 ProAlso features Apple's ProMotion feature, which increases screen refresh rate for smoother performance. This is the first time that Apple has integrated this functionality into the iPhone. ProMotion can increase the refresh rate of the display to 120Hz, or decrease it to a lower rate for still images and text, thus preserving battery life. The refresh rate may vary depending on how apps use it, but when used on an iPad Pro it creates a smoother feel for general operating system navigation, navigation in files and the web and most everyday tasks. We'll have to wait until we have the phones before we know exactly how that will work on the iPhone 13 Pro.
Apple CEO Tim Cook has called the iPhone 13 Pro a "The most pro iPhone. never "at Tuesday's event. It " exists in four colors (sierra blue, silver, gold and graphite) and comes with stainless steel bracelets just like its predecessor.
Like last year, the iPhone 13 Pro has a 6.1 inch screen, while the iPhone 13 Pro Max has a 6.7 inch screen. Both smartphones also benefit from increased battery life, making them the most durable iPhones ever made, according to Apple. The iPhone 13 Pro is expected to last 1.5 hours longer than the iPhone 12 Pro, while the iPhone 13 Pro Max boasts a 2.5 hour battery life compared to its predecessor.
The rest of the iPhone 13 lineup also comes with longer battery life and a redesigned TrueDepth camera system that's 20% smaller than the notch of previous iPhones. . The standard iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 Mini are also dotMore advanced camera features, such as Apple's new Cinematic Mode. This feature keeps the subject in focus and automatically transfers it in real time.
The phones also run on Apple's A15 Bionic processor, but it looks like the iPhone 13 Pro and Pro Max will run on a version with a five-core GPU.
Apple launched its first iPhone Pro model in 2019 with the iPhone "11 Pro . It is positioned as a more expensive alternative to the entry-level iPhone for those willing to pay for more sophisticated cameras, a better display, and additional storage.
The fall launch Apple - which was virtual again this year due to the pandemic - tends to be the most important of the year for the company.t that the company announces new iPhones, which account for about half of its revenue. While the iPhone remains Apple's biggest money generator, the company has also expanded its efforts in software and services. Over the past two years, his new offerings have included $ 5 per month Pack of and a A pple Fitness Plus Training Service .
Ian Sherr of CNET contributed to this report.