Here is finally the iPhone 12! Since the release of the iPhone 11 and its variations in September 2019, we only talk about him. As we will obviously talk about the iPhone 13 as soon as the… iPhone 12 comes out. In short, the latter is on its way and it has a lot of assets to showcase.
Unchanged from the iPhone X in 2017, the design of the iPhone 12 is sure to please. Strongly inspired by the iPhone 4 (the most beautiful in history, without a doubt), it will look like the latest iPad Pro. Goodbye rounded slices, make way for flat slices, a little thicker but which give the whole a more assertive more slender character. Regarding colors, the midnight green of the iPhone 11 Pro should be replaced by a navy blue for the 12 Pro, a color never used by Apple. Space gray, silver (which is more white than silver) and gold should still be available. Concerning the iPhone 12 mini and iPhone 12, the yellow burst could come back in force while the white, black, red will always be there. With certainly one or two other surprises. Last design point: the notch on the front of the smartphone should be smaller, but not by much.
As mentioned previously, the iPhone 12 will be available in several versions, exactly four: iPhone 12 mini with 5.4-inch screen, iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro with 6.1-inch screen and iPhone 12 Pro Max with 6.7-inch screen. All screens will be OLED. Their refresh rate could be 120Hz on the Pro models and 90Hz on the other two. The two Pro versions will also be equipped with a triple photo sensor on the back with the addition of the LiDAR sensor (useful for everything related to augmented reality) while the “classic” models will be entitled to two photo sensors. Regarding said sensors, the telephoto lens of the Pro model could have an optical zoom x4, against x5 for the Pro Max. Insistent rumors also evoke a x30 optical zoom for the main sensor. Which will remain at 12 megapixels. In terms of video, the iPhone 12 will be able to shoot in 4K resolution at 120 or 240 frames per second. Not bad. The A14 chip – the most powerful ever designed by Apple, you can imagine – will boost the quartet while iOS14 and its regular updates will allow you to navigate through the various menus of the iPhone.
In terms of storage capacity, the iPhone 12 mini and iPhone 12 are expected to offer 64, 128, and 256 GB of storage. It will be 64, 256 and 512 GB for the Pro models. The beefiest iPhone 12s will obviously be the most expensive. The price range of Apple smartphones will surely go from 759 to 1659 euros. We expect the iPhone 12 in 64 GB version to be 50 euros cheaper than its predecessor. Except that the latest rumors say that, ultimately, the iPhone 12 would be marketed in the United States from $ 699 and not $ 649. With taxes, we would therefore exceed 800 euros… The iPhone 12 and 12 Pro should be available in stores and online from Friday October 23 while the mini and Pro Max would arrive on Friday November 13. Confirmation, or not, of all this information / rumors this Tuesday, October 13 at 7 p.m. French time.
The Apple keynote can be followed live on the GQ Twitter account Tuesday 13 October from 7 p.m.
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