iPhone 11 vs iPhone 13 Mini

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Moving from an iPhone 11 to an iPhone 13 mini means getting quite a few improvements overall but in a smaller form factor. The iPhone 13 mini has a 5.4” display, whereas the iPhone 11 has a 6.1” display. While smaller, the iPhone 13 mini display has HDR, along with a better resolution and better contrast ratio. Some of the other perks on the iPhone 13 mini include 5G connectivity, an A15 Bionic chip, MagSafe charging, and more available storage space. The iPhone 11 has storage options of 64GB, 128GB, and 256GB. The iPhone 13 mini offers options of 128GB, 256GB, and 512GB.

Price Comparison

iPhone 11 vs iPhone 13 Mini Pricing

iPhone 11 prices start at $206, which is cheaper than the iPhone 13 Mini low price of $428.

Specs Comparison

The key specs for the iPhone 11 include a 6.1” display, 4G LTE connectivity, up to 128GB of storage, and an Apple A13 Bionic chip. The key specs for the iPhone 13 mini include a 5.4” display, 5G connectivity, up to 512GB of storage, and an Apple A15 Bionic chip. Both models have an IP68 rating for dust and water resistance, use Face ID for device security, and feature a 12MP TrueDepth front camera with a dual 12MP wide and ultra-wide rear camera.

Size

Size iPhone 11 iPhone 13 Mini
Width 76 mm 3.0 inches 64 mm 2.5 inches
Height 151 mm 5.9 inches 132 mm 5.2 inches
Depth 8 mm 0.3 inches 8 mm 0.3 inches
Weight 194 g 6.8 ounces 141 g 5.0 ounces

The iPhone 13 mini is the model to choose if you are looking for a smaller form factor. Measurements for the iPhone 13 mini are as follows: 5.18” (H) x 2.53” (W) x 0.30” (D) versus measurements of 5.94” (H) x 2.98” (W) x 0.33” (D) for the iPhone 11. Other details include a 6.1” display size and weight of 6.84 ounces for the iPhone 11, and a 5.4” display size and weight of 4.97 ounces for the iPhone 13 mini.

Camera

Camera iPhone 11 iPhone 13 Mini
Primary 12.2 MP 12.2 MP
Resolution 4032x3024 4032x3024
Aperture f/2.4
Aperture f/1.2

The iPhone 11 and iPhone 13 mini both feature a 12MP TrueDepth camera on the front, and a dual 12MP wide and ultra-wide camera on the back. The ultra-wide lens each offers an f/2.4 aperture, but the iPhone 11 wide camera has an f/1.8 aperture and the iPhone 13 mini wide camera has an f/1.6 aperture. Overall the camera features are similar for both models, but the iPhone 13 mini adds Photographic Styles, HDR video recording with Dolby Vision, and a Cinematic mode for recording videos with shallow depth of field.

Screen

Display iPhone 11 iPhone 13 Mini
Screen Tech OLED None
Resolution 828x1792 1080x2340
Screen Size 155 mm 6.1 in 137 mm 5.4 in
Pixels Per Inch 324 ppi 477 ppi
Refresh Rate 60 Hz - Hz

The iPhone 13 mini screen is smaller than the screen on the iPhone 11, but it is also of higher quality. The iPhone 13 mini features a 5.4” Super Retina XDR (OLED) HDR display with True Tone, a resolution of 2340 x 1080, a PPI of 476, a contrast ratio of 2,000,000:1, and 800 nits (typical) max brightness. In comparison, the iPhone 11 features a 6.1” Liquid Retina HD (LCD) display with True Tone, a resolution of 1792 x 828, a PPI of 326, a contrast ratio of 1,400:1, and a 625 nits (typical) max brightness.

Battery

Battery iPhone 11 iPhone 13 Mini
Capacity 3110 mAh 2406 mAh
Longevity 18 hours hours
USB Lightning Lightning

The iPhone 11 and iPhone 13 mini are both fast-charge capable using a Lightning cable and 20W wall power adapter, and they both support Qi wireless charging. The iPhone 13 mini also supports Apple MagSafe charging. In terms of battery life, the iPhone 11 and iPhone 13 mini offer up to 17 hours of video playback time. The iPhone 11 offers up to 65 hours of audio playback time, compared to up to 55 hours of audio playback time on the iPhone 13 mini.

Processing

Processor iPhone 11 iPhone 13 Mini
CPU Apple A13 Bionic APL1085 / APL1W85 (T8030) Apple A15 Bionic APL1007 / APL1W07
CPU Cores 6
GPU Cores 4

Color Choices

iPhone 11

Available in 6 colors:

  • Black
  • Green
  • Purple
  • Red
  • White
  • Yellow

Which iPhone 11 color should you buy?

iPhone 13 Mini

Available in 6 colors:

  • Blue
  • Green
  • Midnight
  • Pink
  • Red
  • Starlight

Which color iPhone 13 Mini is the most popular?

iPhone 11 vs iPhone 13 Mini Colors

The iPhone 11 introduces four new colors not found in the iPhone 13 Mini color palette: Blue, Starlight, Midnight, and Pink. Both the iPhone 11 and iPhone 13 Mini share two colors: Red and Green. However, the iPhone 11 does away with Black, Purple, White, and Yellow, previously seen on the iPhone 13 Mini.
Swappasaurus

The iPhone 11 and iPhone 13 mini are each available in six colors. The colors for the iPhone 11 include Black, White, Green, Yellow, and Purple. The colors for the iPhone 13 mini include Midnight, Starlight, Pink, Green, and Blue. Both phones are available in PRODUCT(RED).

Storage Options

iPhone 11

Choose from 3 storage options:

  • 64GB
  • 128GB
  • 256GB

Which iPhone 11 storage should I buy?

iPhone 13 Mini

Choose from 3 storage options:

  • 128GB
  • 256GB
  • 512GB

Which storage iPhone 13 Mini is the most popular?

iPhone 11 vs iPhone 13 Mini Storage

The iPhone 13 Mini introduces one new storage option not found on the iPhone 11: 512GB. Both the iPhone 11 and iPhone 13 Mini share two storage options: 128GB and 256GB. However, the iPhone 13 Mini does not have options for 64GB, as seen on the iPhone 11.
Swappasaurus

The iPhone 11 storage tops out at 128GB, whereas the iPhone 13 mini storage tops out at 512GB. The other storage option for the iPhone 11 is 64GB, and the other storage options for the iPhone 13 mini include 128GB and 256GB.

Reviews

iPhone 11

180 reviews 4.9 stars

iPhone 13 Mini

7 reviews 4.7 stars

iPhone 11 vs iPhone 13 Mini Reviews

The iPhone 11 scores higher with users earning 4.9 of 5.0 stars compared to the iPhone 13 Mini with 4.7 stars.

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