We compare the new iPhone 13 with the iPhone 12, iPhone 11, iPhone XS, iPhone XR, iPhone X, iPhone 8 and iPhone 7 so you don’t have to.
The iPhone 13 lineup is here and many Apple devotees are facing a big question: Should I upgrade? If you’ve already read CNET’s reviews of the iPhone 13 and 13 Mini, and iPhone 13 Pro and Pro Max, and you still can’t decide whether to pony up the cash for Apple’s latest and greatest, it might help to see all the main differences laid out. So we compared all of the iPhones from the past five years, going all the way back to the iPhone 7.
There’s no easy answer that applies to everyone and purchasing decisions will always vary depending on budget, how well one’s phone works right now and personal needs. But let’s lay out all the facts to make that decision as easy as possible. And if you want even more buying advice, here’s how the iPhone 13 compares to the iPhone 12 and whether it still makes sense to buy the iPhone 12, iPhone 11 or even iPhone SE in 2021.