iPhone 13: Latest report corroborates larger batteries, expanded mmWave 5G, more

By Chance Miller

August 12, 2021

The iPhone 13 models will also reportedly feature larger batteries, thanks to a new space-saving internal design: The iPhone 13 will see a shift in its charging circuit board from the previous rigid-flex PCB design to a new design featuring SiP combined with flexible PCB. The space-saving feature of this new design will also likely result in increased battery capacity.

In terms of pricing, the analysts expect the iPhone 13 to be similarly priced to the iPhone 12 to help Apple “maintain its aggressive pricing strategy” to help boost shipments:

As for retail prices, the iPhone 13 series is expected to remain similar to the iPhone 12 series assuming Apple is able to effectively control manufacturing costs, since the latest models do not come with significant hardware upgrades. As a result of this aggressive pricing scheme, iPhone shipment will likely maintain its growth trajectory for two consecutive years.