Introducing the new iPhone 12 Series

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The new iPhone 12 series has been launched on the 13th of October 2020. This new series has introduced four models: iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Mini, iPhone 12 Pro, and iPhone 12 Pro Max

iPhone 12 Pro and 12 Pro Max are set to be released from October 23rd and November 20th respectively. Whereas the other two, 12 and 12 Mini, are to be set for October 23rd and November 13th respectively. However, the arrival of the products in Nepal is yet to be fixed. 

iPhone 12 series Overview

The new series has come up with more exciting features as they take user experience to the next step. With new designs, colors, display, camera, and network the products are all set to hit the market. 

Let’s take a ride of the new exciting features: 

5G Network

5G is the most exciting feature of the iPhone 12. This next-generation wireless technology offers faster connectivity. The download speeds at over 4Gbps in ideal conditions whereas the upload speeds at over 200Mbps. Thus, this provides super low latency than compared with the 4G and even Wi-Fi. 

The 5G network technology in this iPhone series makes iPhone 12 Mini the smallest 5G phone ever. 

Processor

The new iPhone 12 series comes with an A14 bionic chip. This is the first smartphone chip that is built on a 5nm process technology. The 6-core is the fastest CPU in any smartphone that’s 50% faster. Meanwhile, the 4-core GPU has improved memory compression and has got better with the image quality. This gives playing games and machine learning an improved image quality. This also gives a 50% faster performance than any other smartphone. 

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iphone 12, and 12 Mini are available at 4GB RAM and 64GB/ 128GB/ 256GB of storage, whereas, iPhone 12 Pro and 12 Pro Max are available at 6GB RAM and 128GB/ 256GB/ 512GB of storage.

Designs and Display

The designs of the iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Mini kind of moved back to the boxier designs like the iPhone 4 and 5 designs. But the materials are different of course. It has smooth flat aluminum edges and ceramic shield front and glass black. Whereas, iPhone Pro and Pro Max comes with a ceramic shield front and textured matte glass back with stainless steel design. This makes the new iPhone 12 series tougher than any smartphone glass.

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iPhone 12 and 12 Pro are 6.1 inches while the iPhone mini is 5.4 inches. Yet they all come with a 2532 x 1170 display with 460 pixels per inch. This improved display quality is designed for clarity and details of images and texts. Meanwhile, iPhone Pro Max has even cooler with the highest resolutions. It is 6.7 inches with 2778 x 1284 pixels at 458 pixels per inch. 

Camera

The A14 Bionic chip also contributes to the dual and triple 12MP cameras used in the iPhone series. A new wide camera of f/1.6 has been added with the f/2.4 ultra-wide camera on iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Mini. The wide camera has been developed with a 7-element lens to maintain the sharp details in photos. This increases the low-light performance of a camera to avoid noise and enhance brighter results. Besides the two cameras, the third camera iPhone Pro and Pro Max also includes a Telephoto lens of f/2.0. 

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iPhone Pro Max has been created with the best camera technologies supported by the A14 Bionic chip. The new sensor in the Telephoto lens is 47% larger with 1.7micron pixels provides about 87% improvement in low-light. 

Battery

The new iPhone 12 series introduces MagSafe for faster wireless charging experiences. Apple’s new MagSafe brand gives access to a fast charging speed of 15W. The round wire coil accommodates magnets and maintains compatibility with the existing qi chargers up to 7.5 W. The iPhone cases will have magnets to snap the MagSafe accessories for fast charging.

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Specifications

iPhone 12 

  • Display: 6.1” Super Retina XDR OLED display (2532 x 1170 at 460ppi); 2,000,000:1 contrast ratio, nits max brightness (typical/HDR), True Tone
  • Design: IP68 water and dust-resistant, Ceramic Shield Front, Glass Back, Aluminum Body
  • Weight: 162g 
  • Dimensions: 146.7 x 71.5 x 7.4mm
  • Chipset: A14 Bionic Chip
  • RAM: 4GB
  • CPU: 6-core CPU
  • GPU: 4-core GPU
  • iOS software versions: iOS 14
  • Storage: 64GB/ 128GB/ 256GB
  • Dual Rear Camera: 
  • 12 MP (f/1.6 Wide with 26mm Focal Length and f/2.4 Ultra Wide with 13mm Focal Length)
    • Video: 4K at 24/30/60fps, 1080p at 30/60fps, and 720p at 30fps 
  • Front Camera: 12 MP (f/2.2) 
    • Video: 4K at 24/30/60fps, 1080p at 30/60fps 
  • Network: 5G
  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi 6 (802.11 ax) with MIMO, Bluetooth 5.0
  • Battery: 15W MagSafe for Wireless Charging, Qi chargers up to 7.5 W
  • Colors: Black, Blue, Red, Green, and White
  • Price: $799

iPhone 12 Mini

  • Display: 5.4” Super Retina XDR OLED display (2532 x 1170 at 460ppi); 2,000,000:1 contrast ratio, nits max brightness (typical/HDR), True Tone
  • Design: IP68 water and dust-resistant, Ceramic Shield Front, Glass Back, Aluminum Body
  • Weight: 133g 
  • Dimensions: 131.5 x 64.2 x 7.4mm
  • Chipset: A14 Bionic Chip
  • RAM: 4GB
  • CPU: 6-core CPU
  • GPU: 4-core GPU
  • iOS software versions: iOS 14
  • Storage: 64GB/ 128GB/ 256GB
  • Dual Rear Camera: 12 MP (f/1.6 Wide with 26mm Focal Length and f/2.4 Ultra Wide with 13mm Focal Length)
    • Video: 4K at 24/30/60fps, 1080p at 30/60fps, and 720p at 30fps
  • Front Camera: 12 MP (f/2.2)
    • Video: 4K at 24/30/60fps, 1080p at 30/60fps
  • Network: 5G
  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi 6 (802.11 ax) with MIMO, Bluetooth 5.0
  • Battery: 15W MagSafe for Wireless Charging, Qi chargers up to 7.5 W
  • Colors: Black, Blue, Red, Green, and White
  • Price: $699

iPhone 12 Pro

  • Display: 6.1” Super Retina XDR OLED display (2532 x 1170 at 460ppi); 2,000,000:1 contrast ratio, nits max brightness (typical/HDR), True Tone
  • Design: IP68 water and dust-resistant, Stainless Steel Body, Ceramic Shield Front, Textured matte Glass Back, Aluminum Body
  • Weight: 189g 
  • Dimensions: 146.7 x 71.5 x 7.4mm
  • Chipset: A14 Bionic Chip
  • RAM: 6GB
  • CPU: 6-core CPU
  • GPU: 4-core GPU
  • iOS software versions: iOS 14
  • Storage: 128GB/ 256GB/ 512GB
  • Triple Rear Camera: 
  • 12 MP (f/1.6 Wide with 26mm Focal Length + f/2.4 Ultra Wide with 13mm Focal Length + f/2.0 Telephoto with 52mm Focal Length)
    • Video: 4K at 24/30/60fps, 1080p at 30/60fps, 720p at 30fps
  • Front Camera: 12 MP (f/2.2)
    • Video: 4K at 24/30/60fps, 1080p at 30/60/120fps
  • Network: 5G
  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi 6 (802.11 ax) with MIMO, Bluetooth 5.0
  • Battery: 15W MagSafe for Wireless Charging, Qi chargers up to 7.5 W
  • Colors: Gold, Silver, Graphite, and Pacific Blue
  • Price: $999

iPhone 12 Pro Max

  • Display: 6.7” Super Retina XDR OLED display (2778 x 1284 at 458ppi); 2,000,000:1 contrast ratio, nits max brightness (typical/HDR), True Tone
  • Design: IP68 water and dust-resistant, Ceramic Shield Front, Glass Back, Aluminum Body
  • Weight: 228g 
  • Dimensions: 160.8 x 78.1 x 7.4mm
  • Chipset: A14 Bionic Chip
  • RAM: 6GB
  • CPU: 6-core CPU
  • GPU: 4-core GPU
  • iOS software versions: iOS 14
  • Storage: 128GB/ 256GB/ 512GB
  • Triple Rear Camera: 
  • 12 MP (f/1.6 Wide with 26mm Focal Length + f/2.4 Ultra Wide with 13mm Focal Length + f/2.0 Telephoto with 65mm Focal Length)
    • Video: 4K at 24/30/60fps, 1080p at 30/60fps, 720p at 30fps 
  • Front Camera: 12 MP (f/2.2)
    • Video: 4K at 24/30/60fps, 1080p at 30/60/120fps 
  • Network: 5G
  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi 6 (802.11 ax) with MIMO, Bluetooth 5.0
  • Battery: 15W MagSafe for Wireless Charging, Qi chargers up to 7.5 W
  • Colors: Gold, Silver, Graphite, and Pacific Blue
  • Price: $1099

Price and Availability

ModelPrice (USD)
iPhone 12 (64GB/ 128GB/ 256GB)$799/$849/$949
iPhone 12 Mini (64GB/ 128GB/ 256GB)$699/$749/$849
iPhone 12 Pro (128GB/ 256GB/ 512GB)$999/$1099/$1299
iPhone 12 Pro Max (128GB/ 256GB/ 512GB)$1099/$1199/$1399
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