The iPhone 13’s “wow” feature is definitely Cinematic mode, and it’s available across all four new iPhones. In my iPhone 13 review I had a blast playing with this new video mode within the camera, which adds a bokeh effect to your videos.
But Cinematic mode isn’t just the video equivalent of portrait mode for photos. There’s much more going on here, and it wouldn’t be possible (Apple says) without the advanced A15 Bionic processor.
Here’s what you need to know about Cinematic mode for the iPhone 13 — and the pros and cons based on my testing.