Apple wrapped up with its “Hi Speed” event which saw the launch of four new iPhone 12 handsets. All the four handsets feature new designs and are ready to work with 5G bandwidth networks. Along with the new handsets, they also launched HomePad mini, which happens to be a smaller and more affordable version of the Apple HomePad smart speaker.
- Apple iPhone 12 comes with a brand new design and 5G support
- The iPhone 12 Mini is a sleeker and smaller handset in the range and comes with an edge-to-edge screen
- Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max is a phone with the largest screen dimensions
- Verizon makes an announcement of a 5G network nationwide
- With the return of MagSafe, wireless chargers are available for iPhone 12
- Apple decides to remove wired earphones and traditional charger from the box.
Apple iPhone 12 comes with a brand new design and 5G support
The new iPhone 12 design goes back to the design of the iPhone 4 and iPhone 5. With a 6.1 inch screen, this iPhone comes with two rear cameras. And both the cameras are said to support night mode shooting. All the handsets in the range will support 5G networks. The lineup screen of the handset has a new “Ceramic Shield” glass protection. And Apple claims that this shield is the strongest protection so far. iPhone 12 is available for preorder from October 16th for $829. It will be made available in the market from October 23rd onwards.
The iPhone 12 Mini is a sleeker and smaller handset in the range and comes with an edge-to-edge screen
In the range, there is also a smaller iPhone called iPhone 12 Mini, which comes with a 5.4-inch screen. But, the features and characteristics of the smaller handset is similar to the larger handset, just with a size smaller. This handset is available for preorder from November 6th onwards for $729. Officially, it will be available in the markets from November 13th.
Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max is a phone with the largest screen dimensions
In the range of four handsets, Apple announced its largest phone ever, iPhone 12 Pro Max. It comes with 6.7-inch screen dimensions which is the highest dimension for an iPhone. iPhone 12 Pro Max has three rear cameras that provide a 5X optical zooming facility, a LIDAR sensor for improved augmented reality applications, a faster autofocus, and a stainless steel outer body. This handset is available for preorder from November 6th for $1099 and will be officially made available in the market from November 13th onwards.
Apple has also launched a 6.1-inch handset in the range, called iPhone Pro which will be available for $999. You can preorder the handset from October 16th onwards. Officially, the handset will be available from the market from October 23rd onwards.
Verizon makes an announcement of a 5G network nationwide
Verizon announced the rollout of the 5G network which will reach around 200 million people, as they say. Initially, Verizon 5G came up with mmWave technology which was exclusively available for a limited section of users. But Verizon’s 5G network announced last night, will use the Dynamic Spectrum Sharing (DSS) technology. This lets 5G and LTE work in tandem with each other with the user’s changing network requirements.
With the return of MagSafe, wireless chargers are available for iPhone 12
Apple reintroduces MagSafe chargers. But unlike last time, it is in the form of wireless charging pads for the iPhone 12 range of handsets. You get two different options for chargers – The MagSafe charger charges only one device at a time but the MagSafe charger duo can enable charging in two devices simultaneously. You also get a flip-up spot to charge your Apple Watch.
Apple iPhone 12 cases are manufactured with a magnet inside of them which can still make use of MagSafe chargers. Apart from that, you can also attach additional accessories like a wallet clip with the cases.
Apple decides to remove wired earphones and traditional charger from the box
As we have Apple Watch, Apple has decided to remove the traditional wall charger from the box case for iPhone 12. Additionally, they have also removed the wired earphones from the case. Instead, the case will include a USB cable from USB-C to Lightning.