iPhone 13 vs iPhone X

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iPhone 13
iPhone 13 Starting from $318.80
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iPhone X
iPhone X Starting from $133.98
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How they compare

Customer reviews

iPhone 13 iPhone X
Average
4.2/5
(221)
3.9/5
(601)

Design

iPhone 13 iPhone X
Width 71.5 mm 70.9 mm
Height 146.7 mm 143.6 mm
Weight 174 g 174 g
Thickness 7.6 mm 7.7 mm
Volume 79.72 cm³ 78.4 cm³

Screen

iPhone 13 iPhone X
Resolution 1170 x 2532 px 1125 x 2436 px
Density 460 ppi 458 ppi
Size 6.1 inches 5.8 inches

Battery

iPhone 13 iPhone X
Battery capacity 3240 mAh* 2716 mAh*
Removable battery No No
Wireless charging Yes Yes
Fast charging Yes Yes
Ultra power saving mode No Yes
Battery life 19 h 21 h

*Refurbished devices sold on Back Market offer at least 85% of this maximum charge capacity.

Performance

iPhone 13 iPhone X
Maximum storage 512 GB 256 GB
CPU frequency 3.2 GHz 2.53 GHz
External memory slot No No
RAM capacity 4 GB 3 GB
LTE support Yes Yes

Camera

iPhone 13 iPhone X
Front camera resolution 12 MP 7 MP
Main camera resolution 12 MP 12 MP
Multi lens Yes Yes
Optical zoom Yes Yes
Flash Yes Yes
Optical stabilization Yes Yes
Slow motion video Yes Yes
Main camera video resolution 2160 px 2160 px

Audio

iPhone 13 iPhone X
Stereo speakers Yes Yes
3.5mm jack socket No No
Radio No No
Number of microphones 2 3

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iPhone 13 vs iPhone X Comparison

iPhone 13 vs iPhone X

The iPhone 13 and iPhone X were released about 4 years apart, but they are similar in size and design. The iPhone X was released in 2017 and was the first to adopt the borderless display, leading to the now-iconic design of Apple smartphones that continues today. The iPhone 13, released in 2021, follows this trend but adds a few new features.


With so many refurbished iPhones to choose from, it can be hard to know which one is the best value. Wondering whether the iPhone 13 is worth it over the iPhone X? Let’s look at the similarities and differences between these two models to help make the decision a little easier.

Are iPhone X and iPhone 13 the same size?

The iPhone X and iPhone 13 models are almost the same size, but the iPhone 13 is just slightly bigger. Both the iPhone X and iPhone 13 weigh 6.14 ounces (174 grams).


Here are the dimensions of each model for a more direct comparison:

  • iPhone X: 5.65 inches (143.6 mm) H x 2.79 inches (70.9 mm) W x 0.30 inch (7.7 mm) D

  • iPhone 13: 5.78 inches (146.7 mm) H x 2.82 inches (71.5 mm) W x 0.30 inch (7.7 mm) D

Screen size, display, and design

The iPhone 13 has a 6.1-inch all-screen OLED display, while the iPhone X has a slightly smaller 5.8-inch all-screen OLED Multi-Touch display. Both displays are very sharp, but the iPhone 13 features a Super Retina XDR display while the iPhone X has the earlier Super Retina HD display. Many iPhone 13 reviews note the phone’s brighter display, which Apple says improves readability even in direct sunlight.


The iPhone X debuted the now-infamous notch at the top of the screen, which remained almost exactly the same on every ne