iPhone 13 vs Galaxy S21

Julie Phan

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Courtesy of Steve Winkelman (PC Magazine) 9.15.21

Is the new iPhone 13 a good value compared to the Samsung Galaxy S21?

 The iPhone 13 has a battery that lasts 2.5 hours longer than the iPhone 12. The new camera has a cinematic mode with auto focus for high quality videos. The ultra wide lense which captures up to 2.2x more light than the 12. Now night mode is available on every phone model. The 128 GB phone is $799, the same price as the iPhone 12 and about the same price as the Samsung Galaxy S21. The iPhone 13 has a 6.1 inch display come in the colors pink, blue, midnight, starlight, and red. The highest capacity available is 512 GB.  

 The Galaxy S21 has a 64MP telephoto lens that can provide a triple zoom. Single take allows you to  take more than one photos and videos in one take. The maximum for Single Take is 10 photos and 4 photos. The S21 microphone can record sound from Bluetooth. The S21 uses the Snapdragon 888 chip which is not as fast as Apple’s A15 Bionic processor. The S21 uses a sturdy Gorilla Glass backplate and display. Both phones can be placed in 4.9 feet of water for a half hour.

Which phone do you prefer?