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$519Refurbished
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Updated January 10, 2024·

If you prioritize a better camera for still photos and videos, the Apple iPhone 13 Pro is a superior option, but it comes with a premium price. For those seeking longer battery life and more storage without spending as much, the Motorola Edge+ (2023) is a compelling midrange choice. The iPhone 13 Pro also features a slightly higher display refresh rate, which can result in smoother visuals. Note that the iPhone runs on iOS, while the Motorola uses Android; this can influence your choice if you have a preference for a specific ecosystem. Both have glass backs, OLED screens, and similar weights, but the Edge+ has a slightly larger screen and an edge that curves. The iPhone 13 Pro lacks a 3.5mm headphone jack and an SD card slot, both of which the Motorola Edge+ includes. Give Feedback

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Key differences

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Overall Camera Quality

8.0
iPhone 13 Pro
Motorola Edge+ (2023)
6.3
The Apple iPhone 13 Pro has very good overall camera quality, while the Motorola Motorola Edge+ (2023) has only fair overall camera quality.

Photo Quality

7.8
iPhone 13 Pro
Motorola Edge+ (2023)
6.2
The Apple iPhone 13 Pro takes good photos, while the Motorola Motorola Edge+ (2023) takes only fair photos.

Video Quality

8.6
iPhone 13 Pro
Motorola Edge+ (2023)
5.8
The Apple iPhone 13 Pro takes very good videos, while the Motorola Motorola Edge+ (2023) takes poor videos.

Battery

6.9 Hours
iPhone 13 Pro
Motorola Edge+ (2023)
9.3 Hours
The Apple iPhone 13 Pro has 6.9 hours of battery life. The Motorola Motorola Edge+ (2023) has 9.3 hours of battery life.

Screen Size

The Apple iPhone 13 Pro has a screen size of 6.1 inches and the Motorola Motorola Edge+ (2023) is 6.67 inches.

Cost

$519
iPhone 13 Pro
Motorola Edge+ (2023)
$800
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The Apple iPhone 13 Pro has a price of $519 and the Motorola Motorola Edge+ (2023) costs $800.
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How the Apple iPhone 13 Pro and the Motorola Motorola Edge+ (2023) compare to other phones

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Spec Comparison

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Apple iPhone 13 ProMotorola Motorola Edge+ (2023)
Apple iPhone 13 ProMotorola Motorola Edge+ (2023)

GENERAL

Price
$519
$800
Brand
AppleMotorola
Operating System
iOSAndroid
Release Date
September 24, 2021May 19, 2023

SCREEN

Screen Size
6.1"6.67"
Resolution
2532 x 11702400 x 1080
Variable refresh rate
YesYes
Pixels Per Inch
460395
Display Type
OLEDOLED

INTERNAL

Processor
A15SD8G2
Internal Storage
128 gb512 gb
RAM
6 gb8 gb

CAMERA

Overall Camera Quality Score
8/106.3/10
Photos Score
7.9/106.2/10
Videos Score
8.6/105.8/10
Rear Cameras
Main, Ultrawide, TelephotoMain, Ultrawide, Telephoto
Main Camera
12 megapixels + OIS50 megapixels + OIS

BATTERY

Battery Life
6.9 hours9.3 hours
Battery Capacity
3095 mah5100 mah
Wireless Charging
YesYes
Wireless charging Speed
15 w15 w
Reverse wireless charging
NoYes (5 watts)

PHYSICAL

Size
5.78" x 2.81"6.35" x 2.91"
Weight
7.20 oz7.16 oz
Back Material
GlassGlass
Stereo Speakers
NoNo

CONNECTIVITY

Dual SIM
YesYes
Bluetooth Version
5.05.3
A2DP
YesYes
WiFi Version
67
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, 78, 79, 258, 260, 261 (SA/NSA/Sub6)1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 25, 28, 29, 30, 38, 40, 41, 48, 66, 71, 77, 78, 79(SA/NSA/Sub6/mmWave)1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 12, 14, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 38, 41, 41, 48, 66, 70, 71, 77, 78

OTHER FEATURES

Biometric unlock
Face unlockFace unlock, Fingerprint sensor: Under Display
Unlockable Bootloader
NoNo
Color
Alpine Green, Graphite, Sierra Blue, Gold, SilverInterstellar Black
Stock Android
N/AYes
SD Card
NoNo

Comparison summary

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Comparison Summary
Better CameraApple iPhone 13 Pro
Better BatteryMotorola Motorola Edge+ (2023)
Better ScreenApple iPhone 13 Pro
Better performanceMotorola Motorola Edge+ (2023)

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Apple iPhone 13 Pro

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Android Authority

Dhruv Bhutani | October 2021
"The basic foundation of the phone is rock solid and essentials like UI navigation, apps, security, and privacy features are polished to a sheen. The camera works consistently well and takes some of the best pictures you can get out of a phone. The phone further embellishes it with performance that won’t have you reaching for a replacement for years, and the battery life is hands-down amongst the best you can get on a flagship. If you’ve been eyeing an iPhone, the iPhone 13 Pro is as good as it gets."

Motorola Motorola Edge+ (2023)

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DigitalTrends

Joe Maring | May 2023
"Just about everything I want in a high-end Android phone is here. The Edge Plus looks and feels [sic] great, the display is outstanding, performance is rock-solid, the software is organized and helpful, battery life is phenomenal, and it doesn’t take too long to get the phone back to 100% when it does eventually die. The best part? You get all of that for hundreds of dollars less than similar phones from Google and Samsung."

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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