Highlights of Apples’s iPhone 12 Launch Event
Written by Rev Noni on October 14, 2020
Apple on 14th October 2020 finally unveiled four new iPhones under the iPhone 12 series. Apple also unveiled the HomePod mini, a lite version of the HomePod smart speaker. Here, I will share highlights from the event that attracted millions of viewers from across the globe.
All phones under the iPhone 12 series will run on the Apple-designed superfast A14 Bionic chip which will enhance the photography, and enables end-to-end Dolby Vision video experience, up to 60 fps.
Apple unveiled four smartphones under the iPhone 12 series – the iPhone 12, the iPhone 12 mini, the iPhone Pro, and iPhone Pro Max. All the smartphones under these series come with support for 5G network which has approximately 4Gbps download speeds.
The iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 mini are Apple’s mainstream flagship iPhones for 202 and come with identical features, including support for faster 5G cellular networks, OLED displays, improved cameras, and Apple’s latest A14 chip, all in a new design.
The iPhone 12 which is 6.1inches in height comes with flat edges, has two rear cameras which both support night mode. The screen has a Ceramic glass cover that will make the screen more durable. You can preorder the iPhone 12 on October 16th for $829 ahead of its October 23rd release.
The iPhone 12 mini is slightly smaller than other iPhone 12 phones and comes with a 5.4-inch edge to edge screen. You can preorder it on November 6th for $729, and it will be released on November 13th.
The iPhone 12 Pro Max is Apple’s biggest iPhone ever with a 6.7-inch screen It comes with three rear cameras that offer a 5X optical zoom range, a LIDAR sensor for things like improved augmented reality apps, and faster autofocus. It will be available to preorder on November 6th for $1,099 and will launch on November 13th.
Apple is also unveiled the 6.1-inch iPhone 12 Pro, which will cost $999 and will be available for preorder on October 16th ahead of an October 23rd release date. It will come with three cameras with a 5X optical zoom range.
Another big highlight of the night was that Apple is removing the wired headphones and wall charger from the iPhone’s box. It will only come with a USB-C to Lightning cable.