Apple announced a fleet of new products at its "California Streaming" event. Chief among them – you guessed it – was the iPhone 13. This one comes in different sizes and colors, but with smaller notches, the new A15 Bionic chipset, and redesigned and improved cameras located at the back. Ranging from the smallest to the largest, Apple will soon launch the iPhone 13 Mini, iPhone 13, iPhone 13 Pro, and finally the iPhone 13 Pro Max. With the Pro and Pro Max, you'll be able to get the first iPhone to ship with 1TB of storage, as well as 120Hz refresh rate displays.SummaryHow to pre-order the iPhone 13 MiniHow to pre-order the iPhone 13How to pre-order the iPhone 13 Pro and Pro MaxiPhone 13 lineup carrier dealsRelated:
If you can't wait to order one of the four models iPhone 13, the good news is that you can pre-order it now and it should arrive on release day, which is Friday, September 24. Based on previous years, the shipping date may slip later if you order them closer to the release date.
If you're curious about all the options and how much it will cost, we've listed all that info below for the unlocked purchase. All carrier-specific promotions, including trade-in offers, are listed at the bottom of the post.
The iPhone 13 Mini is the 2021 iteration of the Mini phone form factor with a 5.4-inch OLED display. Apple says this new version should have better battery life than the previous model. Battery life was one of the few disappointments of the iPhone 12 Mini, so it's good that Apple seems to have made some improvements here.
Apple will offer the iPhone 13 Mini starting with 128GB of storage for $729. You'll be able to opt for more storage with the 256GB or 512GB versions for $829 or $1,029, respectively. If you buy through a carrier through Apple's site, the starting price for each configuration drops by $30, from $699. If you want to trade in your phone, check its value here.
Apple's new iPhone 13 has a 6.1-inch OLED display, the same size as last year's model. Like other models this year, Apple has upgraded the internal chipset to the A15 Bionic.
Pre-orders begin Friday, September 17 at Apple. Buying them unlocked will cost you $30 more than buying through a carrier, starting at $829 for the 128GB version, $929 for the 256GB version, and $1,129 for the 512GB version.
You can find out the value of your phone at Apple, if you want to exchange it for credit.
The iPhone 13 Pro and Pro Max are Apple's largest and most capable models in 2021. The iPhone 13 Pro has a 6.1-inch OLED display with a chipset A15 Bionic, while the Pro Max has a larger 6.7-inch OLED. Both support up to 120Hz refresh rate, which is a long overdue improvement. However, you will also pay significantly more for this model than the base iPhone 13.
At Apple, the 128GB version of the iPhone 13 Pro and Pro Max models start at $999 and $1,099, respectively. The 256GB iPhone 13 Pro will set you back $1,099, while the Pro Max will cost $1,199. The 512GB configuration of either model will also cost $200 more, with the 1TB iPhone 13 Pro retailing for $1,499 and the Pro Max retailing for $1,599. Unlike the iPhone 13 Mini and standard iPhone 13, there's no $30 price difference if you choose to buy the unlocked Pro line.
As mentioned earlier, Apple's site can tell you how much your current phone is worth, if you want to trade it in.
Verizon Carrier Agreement: Current and new Verizon users can save on any of the iPhone 13 models with a trade-in if you're on certain unlimited plans, which are billed back to you in monthly credits over a 24- or 30-month term. New customers can get an additional $500 in credits by switching carriers to Verizon.
The amount you'll get in trade-in credit varies depending on the phone you want, with up to $1,000 in bill credits if you buy the iPhone 13 Pro Max and have a an unlimited plan. If you're looking for the 128GB iPhone 13 Pro which usually costs $999, trading in some phones may make it free after receiving bill credits.
If you want the iPhone 13, Verizon will offer those on an unlimited plan up to $800 for a trade-in, and you'll be refunded via billing credits. For an iPhone 13 Mini, trade-in values top out at $700. Visit Verizon .
Phones will get the most trade-in value, says a Verizon spokesperson (although the carrier accepts most phones in all conditions, but battery damage are a decisive factor):
iPhone 11 Pro, 11 Pro Max, iPhone 12 Pro, 12 Pro Max
Here are the mid-tier devices:
T-Mobile Carrier Offer: New and existing T-Mobile users can get up to $800 in trade-in credit for an iPhone 13 series phone. This offer is available to Max plan customers and you'll get the credit back in 30 bill credits monthly. T-Mobile's "Forever Upgrade" initiative will allow Max plan holders to get up to $800 in trade-in credit for future trade-ins, including this one. Visit T-Mobile.
AT&T Carrier Agreement: New and current AT&T subscribers on an Unlimited Plan who trade in a phone and then purchase an iPhone 13 series phone on a Tiered Plan can get a great deal once all bill credits are entered. You can get up to $1,000 in bill credits if you trade in a phone worth $180 or more, the iPhone 13 Pro Max is a better deal. Visit AT&T.