iPhone 13 vs. iPhone 12: All the biggest rumored differences between Apple’s smartphones


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The iPhone 13 could be arriving this September to dethrone the iPhone 12.

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Apple’s new iPhone, expected to be called the iPhone 13, could be on its way and appear at the tech giant’s rumored September event. The hyped-up phone is expected to have a few new features, an updated design and some camera upgrades, but how will it compare to last year’s model? Depending on your personal smartphone wishlist and budget, the iPhone 12 or even the iPhone 11iPhone SE or the rumored iPhone SE 3 could be best for you. But, if you’re pumped to get your hands on the newest from Apple, the iPhone 13 could be the way to go. 

It might feel like the iPhone 12 only just arrived, but we’re getting fairly close to the next Apple event and the release of the iPhone 13. (Even the new purple version of the iPhone 12 is several months old already.) We’ve collected all of the early rumors around the iPhone 13’s specs, including price, cameras, display size and resolution and the four models that could be arriving soon, to help you plan your potential purchase. 

Read more: Should you still buy an iPhone 12? What about an iPhone 11 or an iPhone SE?

Here are the rumors we’ve heard so far about the iPhone 13 specs, and how they might compare to the iPhone 12. Just note that none of the iPhone 13 specs have been confirmed by Apple. Plus, here’s how the iPhone 12 compares to the iPhone 11 and all the iPhones you can buy in 2021.

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