As Apple used to launch iPhones once a year, they are forced to announce a couple of devices to cover different price ranges. The new iPhone 13 Series have a price range from $699 to more than $1000 for four different models. iPhone 13 Mini is the smallest and cheapest in this year’s lineup. The price of the iPhone 13 Mini in Nepal is Rs. 122,990 for starting 128GB variant.
iPhone 13 Mini Overview
The most noticeable difference among iPhone 13 Models is screen size.
|iPhone 13 Mini||5.4”|
|iPhone 13 Pro||6.1”|
|iPhone 13 Mini||6.7”|
With the same quality display, iPhone 13 Mini has the smallest screen size and because of which it arrives at the cheapest price compared to other siblings. Last year, Apple had launched iPhone 12 Mini and this new iPhone 13 Mini is the direct successor.
What’s new in this iPhone 13 Mini over its Predecessor?
- New A15 Bionic Processor
- 20% smaller notch compared to Previous Gen
- Introduction of Cinematic video mode
- 800 nits XDR display
- iOS 15
After the launch of the iPhone X, there is no change in the design of iPhones as every year new iPhone arrives with the same design, top-notch and similar rear camera bump. The only difference over the year is a decrease in the size of the notch. This year also, the size of notch in iPhone 13 Mini is minimized up to 20% compared to its predecessor.
iPhone 13 Mini has become stronger as it has Ceramic Shield built and an Aluminium frame. Now, you won’t feel a heart attack if your iPhone 13 Mini falls from hand to the ground. If you love small size smartphones, iPhone 13 Mini is the perfect one for its sleek, flat design and have rounded corners.
iPhone 13 Mini comes in a 5.4-inches Super Retina XDR display with the support of the 2340‑by‑1080-pixel resolution at 476 ppi density. The display is protected by Scratch-resistant ceramic glass with an oleophobic coating. Furthermore, it has HDR display, True Tone, Wide color (P3), Haptic Touch, and various features on this display.
The performance capacity of the iPhone 13 Mini is the same as its elder model iPhone 13. It’s powered by a new A15 Bionic chipset which is an in-house processor and powerful enough to kick other competitors out of the competition. This new A15 Bionic processor is a Hexa-Core CPU with 2 performance cores and 4 efficiency cores. Coupled with this CPU, we have 4 cores Apple GPU.
Over the years, Apple has been investing a lot in Machine Learning, and to implement this, this device arrives with 16 cores of Neural Engine capable of performing 15.8trillion operations per second. In Nepal, the price of the iPhone 13 Mini varies according to its storage options: 128GB, 256GB, or 512GB. In terms of software, iPhone 13 Mini is running on iOS 15 which is the same across all models of this year.
According to Apple, iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 Mini has the most advanced dual-camera system ever in any iPhones. Some of the features in this device have been inherited from the previous-generation iPhone 12 Pro Camera viz. Sensor-Shift OIS. This device has a dual rear camera arranged horizontally in the camera bump with 12MP each. The first one is a Single wide lens and the second is an ultra-wide lens with 120˚FOV. On the front, it has the same 12MP Selfie camera which is also responsible for facial recognition.
Both the cameras are capable of recording video in 4K@24/30/60fps. The first time introduction of Cinematic Mode in Video will be handy in this smartphone. The other features in video recording are Night mode Time-lapse, Cinematic video stabilization, QuickTake video, Wide color capture for photos and Live Photos, Lens correction, Retina Flash, Auto image stabilization, Burst mode and many more.
Battery & Others
Customers: What is the battery capacity of the iPhone 13 Mini?
Apple: Sorry, we don’t reveal that.
End of the Discussion. But the company does specify to what extend the battery of this device will survive. iPhone 13 Mini will survives
- Up to 17hours of Video Playback
- Max 13 hours of Video playback (streamed)
- Up to 55 hours of audio playback
According to the company, it will charge 50% within 30 minutes of charging with a 20W fast charger adapter. It also supports USB Power Delivery 2.0, 15W MagSafe wireless charging, and 7.5W Qi magnetic fast wireless charging. Starlight, Midnight, Blue, Pink, and Red are the color options available for this device,
iPhone 13 Mini Technical Specifications
- Dimensions & Weight :
- 131.5 x 64.2 x 7.7 mm
- 141 grams
- 5.4 inches Super Retina XDR OLED, Dolby Vision, HDR10
- 85.1% screen-to-body ratio, 1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, 476ppi density
- Apple A15 Bionic
- 5 nm Technology
- Hexa Core (2 performance cores and 4 efficiency cores)
- GPU: 4‑core GPU
- Memory: 128/256/512GB
- OS: iOS 15
- Rear Camera: Dual Camera
- 12 MP, f/1.6, sensor-shift OIS[Primary Wide Lens]
- 12 MP, f/2.4, 120˚[Ultrawide]
- Rear Camera Video: 4K@24/30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/120/240fps
- Front Camera:
- 12 MP, f/2.4 [Primary Wide Lens]
- Advanced bokeh and Depth Control
- 4K@24/25/30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/120fps
- Wi‑Fi 6 (802.11ax) with 2×2 MIMO,
- Bluetooth 5.0 wireless technology
- Ultra Wideband chip for spatial awareness
- Bluetooth 5.2
- 5G (sub‑6 GHz and mmWave)
- Built-in GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, QZSS, and BeiDou, Digital compass
- Lightning, USB 2.0
- Sensors: Face ID, Barometer, Three‑axis gyro, Accelerometer, Proximity sensor, Ambient light sensor
- Biometric Security: Face ID
- Built-in rechargeable lithium-ion battery
- MagSafe wireless charging up to 15W
- Qi wireless charging up to 7.5W
- Up to 50% charge in 30 minutes with 20W adapter or higher
- Color Options: Starlight, Midnight, Blue, Pink, Red
- iPhone 13 Mini Price in Nepal: Rs. 1,22,990 [128GB], Rs. 1,39,990 [256GB]
iPhone 13 Mini Price in Nepal and Availability
iPhone 13 Mini has hit the Nepali market with a starting price of Rs. 122,990 for 128GB variant.
|iPhone 13 Mini||Price in Nepal|
One Android device launched recently in Nepal for the same price range is the OnePlus 9 Pro and these two smartphones might have competition with each other.
Without a doubt, iPhone 13 Mini is one of the best yet cheapest iPhones the company has offered this year. From performance to camera quality, there is no complaint about this device. If you own iPhone 12 Pro or Max model then better not to buy iPhone 13 Mini but other than that, we can simply pick iPhone 13 Mini.
So, what are your thoughts regarding the iPhone 13 Mini and its pricing in Nepal? Are you satisfied with the price or its too much for us? Which are the features that attract you to his device? Let us know in the comment section down below.