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Updated January 10, 2024·

If camera quality is a priority, the iPhone 13 mini has a superior overall camera, offering better photo and video quality. However, if longer battery life is important for you and you prefer a larger screen, the Motorola One 5G Ace outperforms the iPhone 13 mini in these aspects. The Motorola also offers more RAM, which can be beneficial for multitasking, but the iPhone 13 mini has a higher quality OLED display compared to the Motorola's LCD. The iPhone 13 mini runs iOS, and if you're embedded in the Apple ecosystem, that might be more convenient. In contrast, the Motorola One 5G Ace runs Android and offers features like a 3.5mm headphone jack and expandable storage with an SD card, which are absent on the iPhone. Both phones were released in 2021, with the Motorola being slightly larger and heavier. Consider your preferences carefully; if cost is less of a concern and you value camera and display quality, go for the iPhone, but if you're looking for a more budget-friendly option with a large screen and long battery life, take the Motorola. Give Feedback

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Advantages of the Apple iPhone 13 mini
  • Good for taking photos
  • Very good for recording videos
  • Very good display quality
  • Very good performance
Advantages of the Motorola One 5G Ace
  • Very good battery life

Key differences

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Overall Camera Quality

7.7
iPhone 13 mini
One 5G Ace
4.3
The Apple iPhone 13 mini has good overall camera quality, while the Motorola One 5G Ace has poor overall camera quality.

Photo Quality

7.5
iPhone 13 mini
One 5G Ace
4.3
The Apple iPhone 13 mini takes good photos, while the Motorola One 5G Ace takes poor photos.

Video Quality

8.0
iPhone 13 mini
One 5G Ace
4.3
The Apple iPhone 13 mini takes very good videos, while the Motorola One 5G Ace takes poor videos.

Battery

5.6 Hours
iPhone 13 mini
One 5G Ace
9.6 Hours
The Apple iPhone 13 mini has 5.6 hours of battery life. The Motorola One 5G Ace has 9.6 hours of battery life.

Screen Size

The Apple iPhone 13 mini has a screen size of 5.4 inches and the Motorola One 5G Ace is 6.7 inches.

Cost

$600
iPhone 13 mini
One 5G Ace
$101
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The Apple iPhone 13 mini has a price of $600 and the Motorola One 5G Ace costs $101.
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How the Apple iPhone 13 mini and the Motorola One 5G Ace compare to other phones

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Spec Comparison

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Apple iPhone 13 miniMotorola One 5G Ace
Apple iPhone 13 miniMotorola One 5G Ace

GENERAL

Price
$600
$101
Brand
AppleMotorola
Operating System
iOSAndroid
Release Date
September 24, 2021January 14, 2021

SCREEN

Screen Size
5.4"6.7"
Resolution
2340 x 10802400 x 1080
Variable refresh rate
NoNo
Pixels Per Inch
476393
Display Type
OLEDLCD

INTERNAL

Processor
A15SD750
Internal Storage
128 GB64 GB
RAM
4 GB6 GB

CAMERA

Overall Camera Quality Score
7.7/104.4/10
Photos Score
7.5/104.4/10
Videos Score
8.1/104.4/10
Rear Cameras
Main, UltrawideMain, Ultrawide, Macro
Main Camera
12 megapixels + OIS48 megapixels

BATTERY

Battery Life
5.6 Hours9.6 Hours
Battery Capacity
2438 mAh5000 mAh
Wireless Charging
YesNo
Wireless charging Speed
12 W0 W
Reverse wireless charging
NoNo

PHYSICAL

Size
5.18" x 2.53"6.54" x 3"
Weight
4.97 oz7.51 oz
Back Material
GlassPlastic
Stereo Speakers
NoNo

CONNECTIVITY

Dual SIM
YesNo
Bluetooth Version
5.05.1
A2DP
YesYes
WiFi Version
65
NFC
YesYes
US 5G Bands
(SA/NSA/Sub6/mmWave)1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 25, 28, 29, 30, 38, 40, 41, 48, 66, 71, 77, 78, 79, 258, 260, 261 (SA/NSA/Sub6) 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 25, 28, 30, 38, 40, 41, 48, 66, 77, 78, 79(SA/NSA/Sub6)2, 5, 25, 41, 66, 71

OTHER FEATURES

Biometric unlock
Face unlockFace unlock, Fingerprint sensor: Rear
Unlockable Bootloader
NoNo
Color
Blue, Pink, Midnight, Starlight, Green, RedVolcanic Gray, Frosted Silver
Stock Android
N/AYes
SD Card
NoYes

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Apple iPhone 13 mini

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Tom's Guide

Jordan Palmer | May 2022
"It’s the best small phone you can possibly buy, outpacing anything Android can offer. With the A15 Bionic system-on-chip, which includes a quad-core GPU, the iPhone 13 mini is a very powerful little phone. Fans of smaller handsets will love this phone, as it fits in many a pocket."

Motorola One 5G Ace

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TechRadar

Mark Knapp | February 2021
"The Motorola One 5G Ace is on the affordable side, but you don’t get a phone that will expire quickly. It proves plenty speedy for most uses, and has 5G support to get you onto the latest cellular technology. With a 6.7-inch display, the Motorola One 5G Ace is about as big as they come. The display is plenty bright, as sharp as it needs to be, and even offers HDR to round out the package."

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About Apple

The tech giant called Apple is synonymous with the most popular smartphone in the world: the iPhone. Known for their build quality and aesthetics, as well as for their excellent integration between hardware and software, iPhones have defined the smartphone industry ever since their conception and they continue to do so by setting new industry standards. Apple's own operating system, called iOS, is known for its simplicity and ease of use, and the company tends to complement it well by creating devices with some of the most powerful processing hardware available in the mobile world. The iPhone is also known for its robust ecosystem of accessories, as it facilitates a very seamless experience when interacting with other Apple products, more so than most of its competitors.

About Motorola

Motorola, a well-known name in the smartphone world, has a long-standing legacy in the industry, with a history dating back to the early days of mobile phones. The brand is mostly known for striking a balance between affordability and functionality, as well as providing a clean and straightforward interface with their software skin on top of Android. While they have traditionally been prominent in the budget and midrange categories, Motorola has also occasionally ventured into the high-end category for smartphones.

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