5 Android alternatives for the iPhone 13 in the spotlight

The Apple iPhone 13 is a beautiful and complete smartphone with fierce competition from Android devices. Which models are serious iPhone 13 alternatives? Android Planet put five interesting smartphones in a row.

iPhone 13 alternatives with Android

As Apple iPhone 13 officially announced, we can compare the new smartphone with premium Android smartphones. For the cheapest iPhone 13, you pay 909 euros. What can you buy for the same or less money if you prefer an Android device?

Below we highlight – in no particular order – five alternatives for the iPhone 13

1. Samsung Galaxy S21-series

An obvious alternative is the Samsung Galaxy S21 or one of the other S21 models. The device is more competitively priced than the iPhone 13: A single Galaxy S21 costs about $800.

The S21 is nice and compact with its 6.1-inch screen, has excellent specifications, and will receive updates for four years. Knowing more? Then read our extensive Samsung Galaxy S21 review.

Samsung Galaxy S21

2. OnePlus 9 Pro

OnePlus 9 Pro

Another Android smartphone to consider instead of the iPhone 13 is the OnePlus 9 Pro. A true flagship with a large and beautiful screen, impressive Hasselblad cameras and a battery that charges super fast. Both wired and wireless.

OnePlus guarantees four years of updates for the smartphone. Became curious? Here you can read our OnePlus 9 Pro-review.

OnePlus 9 Pro

3. Motorola Edge 20 Pro

Motorola Edge 20 Pro

Motorola also provides an interesting alternative to the iPhone 13 in the form of the Motorola Edge 20 Pro. This device has a 6.7-inch OLED screen with a very high 144Hz refresh rate, charges quickly and has no less than 12GB of RAM. The storage memory is also very generous with 256GB.

The smartphone uses a special periscopic zoom camera on the back to bring the image five times closer without sacrificing quality. The main camera is also interesting, because it has a resolution of 108 megapixels.

Motorola’s update policy was short for years, but is now moving in the right direction. The Edge 20 Pro will receive two years of version updates and three years of security updates. Some Android competitors and Apple are still doing better.

From The Motorola Edge 20 Pro costs less just 700 euros. You can also get the best deal with a (sim-only) subscription via the price comparison below.

Motorola Edge 20 Pro

4. Asus Zenfone 8

Asus Zenfone 8

Are you looking for a small Android smartphone that can keep up with the iPhone 13? Then consider the Asus Zenfone 8, equipped with a handy 5.91-inch screen. A screen that looks very nice because of the OLED display and 120Hz refresh rate.

In terms of specifications, the Zenfone 8 is hardly inferior to larger competitors. It is equipped with the same fast chipset, has a lot of working and storage memory and is water and dustproof. The cameras are good, the battery lasts a long time and charges quickly. Only wireless charging is missing.

Asus’ update policy may also be better, because with two years that is on the short side. On the other hand, the Zenfone 8 is competitively priced: for a loose Zenfone 8 you pay less than 700 euros.

Learn more about the smartphone in our comprehensive Asus Zenfone 8 review. An alternative to the Zenfone 8 is the Zenfone 8 Flip, with excellent cameras that you can use for both normal photos and selfies via a handy mechanism.

Asus Zenfone 8

5. Xiaomi Mi 11

From Xiaomi Mi 11 is an interesting alternative to the iPhone 13 because it also relies heavily on a beautiful and slim design and extensive photo and video qualities. Both with its three good cameras and with advanced software features to add film effects, for example.

The specifications of the device are excellent. The Mi 11 runs on a super-fast Snapdragon 888 processor, has a razor-sharp 6.81-inch OLED screen with 120Hz refresh rate and charges in no time. Both via the USB-C port (55 Watt) and a wireless charger (50 Watt).

Xiaomi guarantees a minimum of two years of updates for the Mi 11, which is on the short side. Not only in comparison with the iPhone 13, but also with alternative top Android smartphones.

For a loose Xiaomi Mi 11 you pay about 700 euros. Want to know more about the smartphone? Check out our extensive Xiaomi Mi 11 review.

Xiaomi Mi 11

More about the iPhone 13

Want to know more about the iPhone 13? Then you can visit our sister website iPhoned. For example, read the extensive article about the official iPhone 13 presentation or check all the novelties of the iPhone 13 design.


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