iPhone 13 Teardowns Reveal Battery Capacities Across All Four Models

With all four iPhone 13 models beginning to arrive to customers around the world, teardowns of the devices have started to surface on YouTube. Notably, the teardowns reveal the battery capacities across all four models.

iPhone 13 Battery Life Feature
Apple said all four iPhone 13 models feature larger batteries compared to previous generations, as confirmed by the battery capacities:

  • iPhone 13 mini: 2,406 mAh
  • iPhone 13: 3,227 mAh
  • iPhone 13 Pro: 3,095 mAh
  • iPhone 13 Pro Max: 4,352 mAh

The battery capacities for all four iPhone 13 models are consistent with those discovered in a Chinese database earlier this year.

For comparison, here are the battery capacities for iPhone 12 models:

  • iPhone 12 mini: 2,227 mAh
  • iPhone 12: 2,815 mAh
  • iPhone 12 Pro: 2,815 mAh
  • iPhone 12 Pro Max: 3,687 mAh

Here is one of the iPhone 13 teardowns that has surfaced on YouTube:


Apple advertises the iPhone 13 Pro as offering up to 1.5 hours longer battery life compared to the iPhone 12 Pro, while Apple said the iPhone 13 Pro Max gets up to 2.5 hours longer battery life than the iPhone 12 Pro Max.

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Top Rated Comments

BJMRamage Avatar
37 months ago

Can we compare to iPhone 11 battery capacities?
using a browser search function, here are some added figures:

iPhone SE (2020): 1,821 mAh
iPhone 12 mini: 2,227 mAh
iPhone 13 mini: 2,406 mAh
iPhone XS: 2,658 mAh
iPhone 8 Plus: 2,691 mAh
iPhone X: 2,761 mAh
iPhone 12: 2,815 mAh
iPhone 12 Pro: 2,815 mAh

iPhone XR: 2,942 mAh
iPhone 13 Pro: 3,095 mAh
iPhone 11: 3,110 mAh
iPhone XS Max: 3,174 mAh
iPhone 11 Pro: 3,190mAh
iPhone 13: 3,227 mAh
iPhone 12 Pro Max: 3,687 mAh
[B]iPhone 11 Pro Max: 3,969 mAh
iPhone 13 Pro Max:[/B] 4,352 mAh

not sure how true/factual these are but there you are.
EDITED: added in iPhone 12 & 13 models and highlighted the 12/13s with different colors.
EDITED 2: added in the iPhone SE 2020 model.
EDITED 3: corrected iPhone 11 Pro Max numbers thanks to @tann
Score: 20 Votes (Like | Disagree)
jntdroid Avatar
37 months ago
Picking up my 13 Mini today and looking forward to the extra hour or so each day. I've loved the 12 Mini, and MOST days the battery is fine and I make it until bed without even thinking about charging. But I also don't watch many videos on my phone or do much streaming or video recording. There have been a few heavier days where I needed to top off in the evening, but 10 minutes on a fast charger takes care of that.

I get that the Mini is niche - it's small and the screen is not ideal for heavy consumption. But it's also caused me to change my habits a bit and look at my phone a little less. It's been perfect for me and I hope the improvements in the 13 Mini will encourage Apple to keep this form factor beyond just this year (though it's not looking good!).
Score: 16 Votes (Like | Disagree)
0924487 Avatar
37 months ago
Pro is less than non-pro?
Score: 15 Votes (Like | Disagree)
kalafalas Avatar
37 months ago
Almost the exact same as the 11 pro. Why did they lower it for the 12 in the first place? Just to add it back and be able to advertise “better” battery, when it’s in fact just “back to normal” after a year of bad?
Score: 13 Votes (Like | Disagree)
mike... Avatar
37 months ago
If I was a cynic I might suggest they reduced battery size in the 12 series vs the 11 series, so they could advertise big battery gains in the 13 series... if I was a cynic.
Score: 13 Votes (Like | Disagree)
BootsWalking Avatar
37 months ago
Jony Ive leaving the company is the gift that keeps on giving.
Score: 12 Votes (Like | Disagree)