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iPhone 12: Rumours and Possibilities July 2020

The Apple smartphone series is one of the most popular in the world and the iPhone 11 series was celebrated by fans. With the iPhone 12, there will be some changes and innovations compared to the current flagship model.
iPhone 12
The Apple smartphone series is one of the most popular in the world and the iPhone 11 series was celebrated by fans. With the iPhone 12, there will be some changes and innovations compared to the current flagship model.

So that you can keep an overview in the fog of the rumor mill around the iPhone 12, we have summarised all known information about the iPhone 12 here.

iPhone 12: price and release


Insider Jon Prosser, who has published an extensive price list of the new iPhones 12 on Twitter, at the time of the post the prices stood at the following:

5.4-inch iPhone 12 (5G + OLED + dual camera): $ 649
6.1-inch iPhone 12 (5G + OLED + dual camera): $ 749
6.1-inch iPhone 12 Pro (triple camera and lidar sensor): $ 999
6.7-inch iPhone 12 Pro (triple camera and lidar sensor): $ 1099

However, the analyst Jeff Pu, who claims to have found out that the upcoming smartphone models will be more expensive than initially assumed, revised this information. According to him, the iPhone 12 with 5.4 inches (5G + OLED + double camera) is $749 but in actual fact will cost between $799 and $849. However, it is uncertain whether the price increase should also apply to the Pro or Pro Max models.
 
It was previously assumed that the iPhone 12, like the previous models, should be presented between September and October 2020. Apple traditionally presented the new iPhones in the middle of September as part of a monumental launch event, the devices were usually sold two to four weeks later. According to a report by the Japanese magazine " Nikkei ", the release of the new iPhone series could be delayed "by several months". Unsurprisingly, the cause of this is the spreading of coronavirus.
 
Further reports supported the leak of a delay in the launch and release of the iPhone 12. An Apple supplier pointed out that the manufacturer had not previously ordered the parts required for the smartphones as in previous years - a release in September therefore seems almost impossible. The Japanese Apple blog Macotakara also claims to have learned from Chinese suppliers that the 12th generation of the iPhone is expected to be delivered in mid to late October. For the 5G models, the release is to be postponed even further; with speculations on November 2020.
 

iPhone 12: faster and more economical than any Android smartphone?


Latest reports show that the chips used in the 5G models of the iPhone 12 series should set new standards in performance and consumption. As Phonearena reports, the chip manufacturer TSMC from Taiwan is already producing the 5nm chipsets for the A14. The chips for Qualcomm's Snapdragon also come from the same factory. It is in numerous Android smartphones.
According to internal information, the new iPhone chips should not only be 15 percent faster than the A13 in the iPhone 11 or the Snapdragon 865+. The A14 is also said to have a power saving of up to 30 percent - despite the smaller batteries, the new flagship series can last longer than the previous models.

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iPhone 12: models, display and design


Apple should have four different models of the iPhone 12 in their arsenal. These then differ from each other, primarily in terms of their size, the display and the cameras. While two smaller versions with dual cameras are supposed to come along, the two models of the iPhone 12 with triple camera would also be additionally equipped with 5G compatibility.
These first rumors are now supported by a provider. T-Mobile Netherlands lists the four models of the iPhone 12 on its own website:

iPhone 12
iPhone 12 Max
iPhone 12 Pro
iPhone 12 Pro Max

Settings in the developer beta of iOS 14 for developers also indicate that in future all new iPhone models will be equipped with a 120 Hertz display. Manufacturers of Android smartphones have been a step ahead of Apple here for a while.
 
In terms of design, however, Apple should orientate itself on an old friend in all smartphone variants: the iPhone 5s. Instead of rounded edges, Apple could again focus on clearer corners and bring the former design into the modern age with a few other adjustments. Initial information from industry insider Max Weinbach prompted EverythingApplePro's YouTube channel to take the first pictures of the devices. However, this is a visualisation and not the official design of Apple itself.
 

Technology in the iPhone 12: These innovations are conceivable


Analysts are also arguing over features when it comes to the iPhone 12. Ives assumes that the new model will offer new features such as "3D Sensing System" and "Motion Control". In addition, the expert believes that the cameras will be expanded by another sensor. Then the iPhone 12 could appear with a 3D time-of-flight sensor that can better capture depth.
 
Other sources assume that the iPhone 12 will have a 120 Hertz screen, touch ID display and a USB-C connection. In addition, it is speculated that Apple is refraining from the large Notch in the display and is opting for a smaller version and also wants to orientate itself in terms of design on the earlier iPhone models. Until the first official pictures of the iPhone 12 are available, these are only ideas and predictions by the experts. There is broad agreement among industry experts that the new iPhones will support the next 5G mobile communications standard.
 
In order to be able to fire the possible 120Hz screen for hours, experts are currently assuming that a battery with at least 4,000 mAh should be used in the iPhone 12. The Max variant, the largest version of the device, could even use a 4,400 mAh battery. It is not known whether the smaller models will differ.
 

iPhone 12: All information about iOS 14


The new generation of the iPhone is equipped with the latest iOS version as standard. Of course, Apple also wants to provide the major update of the operating system with new functions that make life easier for users. In addition to some fitness improvements for the iPhone, iOS 14 should also bring a new home screen, which ironically copied some functions from Android.

iPhone 12 FAQs

When will the iPhone 12 be released?

Apple will launch the iPhone 12 in September 2020. Expected to be released for purchase one week later.

How much with the iPhone 12 cost?

5.4-inch iPhone 12 (5G + OLED + dual camera): $649
6.1-inch iPhone 12 (5G + OLED + dual camera): $749
6.1-inch iPhone 12 Pro (triple camera and lidar sensor): $999
6.7-inch iPhone 12 Pro (triple camera and lidar sensor): $1099

What colours will the iPhone 12 come in?

Apple are expected to release the iPhone 12 in black, white, blue, yellow, coral and red.


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