Finally, Apple announced the new line of Apple iPhone 12 devices, which are iPhone 12, iPhone 12 mini. In the Pro range iPhone 12 Pro and Pro Max. So, let’s see what’s new in these devices and the price and when to preorder.
iPhone 12 designed with 5G in mind with new design smooth flat edges packed with new technology. Apple introduced the 5G for the entire lineup of new iPhone models. Bringing 5G for iPhone, bring a new level of download and upload, gaming and so much more. According to Verizon representative in the event, the peak download speed is up to 4 Gbps and peak upload speed up to 200 Mbps in ideal condition.
iPhone 12 available in the 5 new Colors Black, White, Red, Green, and blue.
As compared to iPhone 11 the iPhone 12 is 11% thinner and 15% smaller and 16% lighter.
- iPhone 12 has 6.1″ screen size, as compared to iPhone 11 the iPhone 12 is 11% thinner and 15% smaller and 16% lighter.
- Super retnina XDR display.
- 2,000,000:1 contrast ratio.
- 2x more pixels than iPhone 11.
- iPhone 12 has 2532×1170, 2.8 million pixels, 460 ppi.
Apple introduced the new Ceramic Shield glass tougher than any smartphone glass. which gives 4X better drop performance.
New chip A14 Bionic for the new iPhone 12, increase performance and energy-efficient. Big updates to CPU, GPU, and a dramatic increase in machine learning capabilities.
- First smartphone chip built on 5 nm process technology
- The new A14 is the fastest CPU as compared to any other smartphone chip, in fact up to 50% faster.
- Total 6-core CPU where 2 high-performance cores, 4 high-efficiency cores, and next-generation architecture.
- 4-core GPU design which brings increased image quality and overall efficiency and even better for advanced games and machine learning. On the top, it’s the fastest GPU than any other smartphone chip in the market.
- The neural engine growing from 8 to 16 core which is 80% faster, can perform 11 trillion operations per second.
New Dual-camera system for iPhone 12, it has the ultra-wide 12MP camera and 12MP Wide camera deliver 27% improvement in low-light. So photos and videos in low light will have less noise.
Night mode in iPhone 12 gets even better, the faster aperture capture more light. Apple now expanding the night mode to all cameras of the iPhone 12. First time on the Ultra-Wide camera and front TrueDepth camera, which is perfect for night mode selfies.
With the larger aperture, iPhone 12 videos will get even better with big improvements in lower light conditions. Apple adding Night mode Time-lapse with longer exposure and brighter frames when using a tripod.
It’s a new wireless charging system to improve the iPhone wireless charging experience. The new design on iPhone 12 can safely provide up to 15W for better charging. Sensors in the charging coil can recognize and provide a better experience while using accessories. Any MagSafe accessories can snap to the back of the iPhone.
iPhone 12 Mini
The smallest, thinnest, lightest 5G phone in the world. Large 5.4″ screen display and compact size. iPhone 12 mini has the exact same features as iPhone 12, 5G, Super Retina XDR display, Ceramic Shield, A14 Bionic Chip, Dual-Camera System, and you just choosing between great sizes.
iPhone 12 and 12 mini Price
Even with the huge new updates iPhone new lineup starts:
- iPhone 12 mini from $699
- iPhone 12 from $799
- Check for other Apple’s partners like Verizon for more offers.
iPhone 12 Pro
The remaining half of the iPhone 12 story. Here is Apple’s Pro line of iPhones, for those who want to get the most from their iPhone.
Build with the premium materials that include durable and beautiful surgical-grade stainless steel band and precision-milled back glass. Engineered with an advanced PVD process to provide spectacular luster and of course, the pro models also feature durable Ceramic Shield which improves 4X drop performance.
Pro Models are best in class against water and dust resistance with an IP68 rating that can survive up to six miters for 30 minutes in water.
Pro displays are the Industry-leading Super Retina XDR displays.
- iPhone 12 Pro display is 6.1 inch (iPhone 11 pro was 5.8″)
- Highest resolution with the largest display ever. 2778×1284 pixels, 12 nits peak brightness, and 458 ppi.
iPhone 12 Pro comes in four finishes including Elegant Silver, Deep Graphite, Stunning Gold, and a new Pacific Blue.
- The pro models of the iPhone 12 are packed with the pro-level performance.
- The new A14 6-core CPU, 4-core GPU, Image Signal Processor, Neural Engine, takes the pro models’ performance to another level.
- With the help of A14 Bionic, Apple brings the Deep Fusion on all 4 cameras on iPhone Pro models (3 on the back and 1 front-facing TrueDepth camera).
Apple added a new pro camera system, unlike any other device.
- A 12MP Ultra-Wide camera with a 120-degree field of view.
- A new 12 MP Wide camera with faster f/1.6 aperture, 7 element lens that lets 27% more improvement in low light.
- The third camera on the back is 12MP 52mm Telephoto for stunning portraits.
- Apple ProRAW feature will be available later this year in the iPhone Camera app. Capture RAW and edit directly in Apple’s Photos app.
The iPhone 12 Pro camera system delivers high-quality optical images, three different focal lengths, with a 4x optical zoom range.
Apple brings HDR video recording to the iPhone 12 Pro-line first time. The first camera to record in Dolby Vision HDR and iPhone will be the first device to edit in Dolby Vision in the Photos app.
Can record 10-bit high dynamic range, means it can capture 700 million colors which are 60 time more colors than before.
It enables object and room scanning, photos and video effects, and accurate AR objects placements. Instead of hunting for focus, the LiDAR’s ability to see in the dark, it will improve the accuracy and reduce the autofocus, and capture time in low-light scenes.
iPhone 12 Pro Max
With all the capabilities of the iPhone Pro, the iPhone Pro Max has the following feature that makes it the Max.
- The larger size gives the opportunity to do even more with the pro camera system. This is how the iPhone 12 Pro Max is different from the iPhone pro model.
- iPhone 12 Pro Max display size is 6.7″ (iPhone 11 Pro Max was 6.5″)
- A new large sensor (47% larger with 1.7-micron pixels helps 87% improvement in low light condition) and a new system for optical image stabilization.
- Apple introduces the high-end DSLR approach in iPhone cameras sensors called the Sensor-shift system. Sensor-shift applies stabilization to the sensors and cancels any shaking like hand movement or vibration in the car. This system helps people to capture extraordinary sharp images. It also delivers steady videos with an amazing cinematic feel, thanks to the stabilization.
Pro Storage Capacity
Starting from 128GB and also available in 256GB and 512GB capacities.
iPhone 12 Pro starting at $999 and doubling the starting capacity to 128GB.
iPhone 12 Pro Max starting at $1099
iPhone 12 Pre-order
You can preorder iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro from Friday, October 16, and will be available next week on October 23.
iPhone 12 Pro Max and iPhone 12 mini starting preorders on November 6 and begin shipping on November 13.
What is in the box
The new box for the iPhone 12 looks like as you can see in the picture below. There is no Apple power adapter and Lightning headphones in the box, but it will include the higher power USB-C to Lightning cable and paper stuff.
Want to read more about the iPhone 12 Pro or Pro Max go ahead to the Apple website.
Tell us what do you like in the new range of iPhone 12 models, leave a comment below.