Arun Maini, author of the popular YouTube channel Mrwhosetheboss, checked Apple's statement about the increased autonomy of the new iPhone 13 series. To do this, he found out how long the 2021 models could work by comparing the results with the devices of previous years.
According to Apple's assurances, the iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 Pro Max work 2.5 hours longer than their predecessors, and the autonomy of the iPhone 13 mini and iPhone 13 Pro has increased by 1.5 hours. This is the result of the more energy efficient A15 Bionic processor and larger batteries.
The opponents of the new models were the iPhone 12, iPhone 11 and the second generation iPhone SE. To test smartphones, the blogger set the same brightness on all devices using a special device. They all worked in completely identical conditions and performed the same tasks, such as playing videos, launching games, and filming videos with a camera.
The first iPhone SE (2020) was expected to be discharged, having worked for 3 hours 38 minutes. The second out of the test was the iPhone 11 with a score of 4 hours and 20 minutes. After 5 hours 54 minutes, the iPhone 12 turned off. Surprisingly, the small iPhone 13 mini lasted longer than the two previous devices - 6 hours and 26 minutes. The regular iPhone 13 lasted 7 hours and 45 minutes, which is 1 hour and 51 minutes more than the iPhone 12. That's not Apple's claimed 2.5 hours, but the result is still impressive.
The new iPhone 13 Pro lasted an impressive 8 hours and 17 minutes, and the real king of autonomy in the entire history of Apple smartphones was the iPhone 13 Pro Max, which worked on a single charge for 9 hours and 52 minutes.