Everything about the iPhone 13 pre-order: that's how you're the first!

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iPhone 13 pre-order starts on September 17

The iPhone 13 series consists of four models and can be ordered from September 17th. You can choose from several colors and storage variants, so it is smart to think carefully beforehand which model you want and whether you want an iPhone with a subscription or rather opt for a separate device.

When exactly does the iPhone 13 pre-order start?

The iPhone 13 pre-order starts on Friday 17 September at 2:00 PM &lsquo ;in the afternoon. This is the moment when you can place an order for the first time. Not only at Apple, but also at various other providers.

The pre-order of the iPhone 13 starts on Friday 17 September with the following providers:
T-Mobile | Tele2 | Mobiel.nl | KPN | Vodafone | Belsimpel.nl

You can also visit these shops and providers:
Amac | Coolblue | YourMacStore | BCC | Bol.com | Belsimpel.nl | Mobiel.nl | Mediamarkt

Also view our iPhone offers. Do the above links not work properly? Then it is best to disable your adblocker.

The first devices will be delivered from Friday 24 September. You can of course wait until this date and view the devices in the store first, but there is a good chance that the delivery times have already increased considerably at that time. It is therefore smart to participate in the pre-order right away, so that it is your turn faster.

So you will be at 2:00 pmmust be ready at your favorite provider or web store to be able to order the new iPhones. Further on, we have some tips to make pre-ordering as smooth as possible.

How much does the iPhone 13 cost?

You can choose from the multiple versions of the iPhone 13, so there is a suitable device for every budget.

  • iPhone 13 mini (5.4-inch | subscription | single device)
  • iPhone 13 (6.1 inch | subscription | single device)< /li>
  • iPhone 13 Pro (6.1-inch | subscription | single device)
  • iPhone 13 Pro Max (6.7-inch | subscription | single device)

Prices start at €809 for the entry-level iPhone 13 mini, with this year getting twice the storage for the same price as last year's iPhone 12 mini.

iPhone 13 mini:

  • 128GB → €809,-
  • 256GB → €929,-
  • 512GB → €1,159,-

iPhone 13 Pro:

  • 128GB → €1,159,-
  • 256GB → €1,279,-
  • 512GB → €1,509,-
  • 1TB → €1,739,-

iPhone 13:

  • 128GB → €909,-
  • 256GB → €1.029
  • 512GB → €1.259

iPhone 13 Pro Max:

  • 128GB → €1,259,-
  • 256GB → €1,379,-
  • 512GB → €1,609,-
  • 1TB → €1,839,-

Are there any iPhone 13 cases yet?

Yes! You can buy matching cases from Apple in the various colors:

  • Silicone case with MagSafe for iPhone 13 Pro: 55 euros
  • Leather case with MagSafe for iPhone 13 Pro Max: 65 euro
  • Transparent case with MagSafe for iPhone 13: 55 euro
  • Leather card holder with MagSafe for all iPhone 12/13 models: 65 euro

Pre-order and delivery times

Once the pre-order has started, it's useful to keep an eye on the iPhone 13 delivery times and stock before you run to the store. This way you are better informed about where to go and you do not make an unnecessary journey.

Read more:

  • iPhone 13 separate device
  • iPhone 13 subscription
  • iPhone 13 Pro separate device
  • iPhone 13 Pro subscription

You can also purchase the iPhone 13 mini and the iPhone 13 Pro Max with a subscription or purchase as a separate device.

iPhone 13 pre-order tips

The tips below ensure that nothing can go wrong with the pre-order. order of the iPhone 13.

#1 Mark your device as a favorite

Because all devices come out at the same time, this year there is more choice than ever. Therefore, quickly mark your favorite iPhone 13, so that ordering in advance goes as smoothly as possible. Do this before the Apple Store goes offline, preferably before Friday 17 September. After that it doesn't work anymore.

Mark the products you have chosen as favorites, including any accessories you want to order. When it's 2:00 PM on Friday afternoon and the Apple Store opens, you won't have to search long. You browse for the favourites, add them to your shopping cart and pay. This way you don't waste time with unnecessary browsing for the right product and you don't get distracted by all kinds of other lures. Moreover, you can now take your time and decide what you want. This way you avoid mistakes.

#2 Pre-order your iPhone first, then the rest

You can of course order an iPhone 13 case, cables and all kinds of other accessories, but that takes time. If you're smart, you buy in two parts: reserve the iPhone first, so you'll be done with it quickly. After that, you can always think about cables and covers. They are always in stock. In fact, you can already order covers and other accessories before the pre-order starts.

#3 Choose the fastest webshop or provider

The preorder of the iPhone 13 is, just like in previous years, on Friday afternoon at 2:00 PM. That's a perfect time: you don't have to get out of bed early and have plenty of time to sit down after lunch. Of course you can not only go to the Apple Store, but also to various providers and web shops. So look beyond just Apple and choose a provider or store that has your model in stock. You could also place an order at two stores, but your credit card or bank account must offer enough leeway for this.

#4 Choose a quiet place for the iPhone pre-order

On Friday afternoon you will have done the most important work of the week, so switch off your phone, set your MacBook to Do Not Disturb and go there sit quietly. You still have a quiet moment before the Friday afternoon drink goes wild. An ideal time to focus on the iPhone 13 pre-order. Find a quiet space and make sure you don't have any nagging from roommates or colleagues.

#5 Do not pay with iDEAL

Payments via iDEAL can sometimes take a little more time. As a result, you are insecure for a longer period of time whether the order has gone through properly. Choose to pay by credit card if you have the option.

#6 Be ready well before 14:00

Don't wait until 13:59 to get the pre order to start. It is useful to open the website of your provider fifteen minutes in advance and prepare things in advance, such as your credit card and information about your current subscription.

Some providers start ‘accidentally’ sometimes a little earlier, while the Apple Store is usually a little later. It would be a shame to suddenly find out that the pre-orders have been going on for a while, which means that the delivery time has already increased.

Another good tip for the Apple Store: use the Apple Store app , because it often goes back online before the website.

#7 Check your current contract with your provider

If you want an iPhone 13 with a subscription, it is wise to check in advance how long your current contract is still running and whether it is time to renew. Or maybe you want to switch to another provider? In that case, you could already view the subscriptions and data bundles, so that you know what your options are.

All providers and web stores will include the iPhone 13 in their range, in all models. However, they often provide little information about stocks, because they themselves do not know how many devices they will receive and when. They depend on Apple for this.

The pre-order of the iPhone 13 starts on Friday 17 September with the following providers:
T-Mobile | Tele2 | Mobiel.nl | KPN | Vodafone | Belsimpel.nl

You can also visit these shops and providers:
Amac | Coolblue | YourMacStore | BCC | Bol.com | Belsimpel.nl | Mobiel.nl | Media Market

Also view our iPhone offers. Do the above links not work properly? Then it is best to disable your adblocker.

Why pre-order?

Apple always announces the new iPhones during an event. A few days later the pre-order starts and then the devices are delivered.

In the past, people would queue up at the Apple Store days in advance to make sure they were the first to get their hands on the device. Because this grew into an advertising caravan for all kinds of repair and rental companies, Apple stopped it. For us as users, it's nice that Apple has switched to pre-orders. Everyone has equal opportunities and it does not cost you a night's sleep. Those who are fast will receive early deliveries and those who cannot leave the house due to work or other obligations simply have the device delivered to their home. You can still pick up in the store.

You no longer have to get an iPhone in Germany or France to get the device quickly, because the Netherlands and Belgium. are currently in the first group of countries.

iPhone pre-order at Apple, how does that work?

If you want to participate in the iPhone pre-order, you have to take into account with a number of things.

This is how it works:

  1. Make sure you are ready by 2:00 PM on Friday 17 September.
  2. Often goes the Apple Store offline a few hours in advance. You can start placing your order as soon as the website comes back online.
  3. Go to Apple.nl on your computer or use the app. The latter is often faster.
  4. Make sure you have already marked the desired products as favourites.
  5. Make sure you have your Apple ID, delivery address and payment information to hand.
  6. Make sure you know which iPhone 13 you want. You can choose from several models, colors and storage variants.

iPhone 13 pre-order from providers

All Dutch and Belgian providers will use the iPhone 13 include in the range. They don't announce the prices until the last minute. However, the pre-order works in the same way: make sure you are ready in time with your customer data and payment information. It is a good idea to check in advance via the website of your provider whether you are eligible for an extension and what the current contract is.

More about the iPhone 13

For more information about pre-ordering and choosing your perfect device can also be found in these articles:

  • iPhone 13 price in the Netherlands