Apple iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 mini: New era for iPhone lineup with 5G

iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Mini

Apple on October 13, 2020, unveiled its brand new iPhones, the iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Mini presenting potent features at an affordable price.

Apple iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 mini
Apple iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 mini

Sold alongside the most expensive iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max, the iPhone 12 and 12 mini is perfect for anyone who doesn’t need the Pro camera features.

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Specifications for iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 mini

The 6.1-inch iPhone 121 is following the iPhone 11, whereas the 5.4-inch iPhone 12 is a spanking new size and is the smallest iPhone presented by Apple since the 2016 iPhone SE.

Apart from screen and battery size, these two phones are technically comparable. With its small size, the iPhone 12 mini will be suitable for those who desire an iPhone that can be used with one hand.

All iPhone models this year have Super Retina XDR OLED displays for the first time, with an edge design other than the notch Face ID and small bezels around the edge.

There’s no modification in display quality concerning the standard iPhone 12 models and the Pro models.

The 6.1-inch iPhone 12 has a resolution of 2532 x 1170 with 460 pixels per inch likewise the 5.4-inch iPhone 12 mini which has a resolution of 2430 x 1080 with 476 pixels per inch.  

The display offers HDR support with a maximum brightness of 1200 nits, a wide range of vivid, realistic color life, Haptic Touch to get feedback, and True Tone to match the color temperature of the display which illuminates a more natural experience.

Apple has updated the design of the iPhone 12 series this year, presenting flat edges that have disappeared from the rounded edges of prior models and are comparable in design to the iPad Pro.

A new Ceramic Shield cover protects the front of the iPhone that features standard cover glass.

While the back of the iPhone continues to be made of glass, two parts of the device featuring five-color fitted aerospace-grade aluminum: blue, green, black, white, and (PRODUCT) RED.

Color options for iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 mini

The iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 mini comes in white, black, blue, green, and (PRODUCT) RED. The black and white colors are the same as the colors of the iPhone 11, but others are new.

The red color is brighter and a little deeper with more orange, while the green is brighter with a more yellow color. The color blue is a completely new color, and the colors of lavender and yellow have been removed from the lineup.

Similar to the iPhone 12 Pro models, the iPhone 12 models also propose water and IP68 dust resistance and can stay to submersion in 6 feet of water for up to 30 minutes.

All iPhone 12 models on this year’s lineup support 5G connectivity for fast download and upload, high-quality video streaming, advanced gambling, and higher-definition 1080p FaceTime calls.

5G availability is available worldwide, but only iPhone 12 devices sold in the United States support mmWave 5G, the fastest 5G technology available.

The iPhone 12 models sold abroad are limited to the slow but highly available Sub-6GHz 5G connection.

iPhone 12 and 12 mini backs Wi-Fi 6 and Bluetooth 5.0, in addition to a U1 Ultra Wideband chip for spatial space awareness and communication with other devices including the U1 feature for example the HomePod mini.

The new iPhone 12 will be launched in the United States, UK, Japan, Australia, China, Germany, and more than 30 countries and regions from October 16, with pre-orders starting at 5:00 am Pacific Time.

Key features of iPhone 12 and 12 mini (Summary):

• iPhone 12 has a 6.10-inch display with a resolution of 1170×2532 pixels

• Double camera setback with features like autofocus and more

• The front camera has 12 MP

• Runs on iOS 14

• 64GB of built-in storage

• Phone size is 146.70 mm x 71.50 mm x 7.40 mm; weight is 164 grams

• Color options: Black, green, red, blue and white

Price of iPhone 12 in India and US:

Price Model for iPhone 12 in India Price in US

iPhone 12 64 GB Rs. $79,900 $ 799

iPhone 12 128 GB Rs. 84,900 $ 849

iPhone 12 256 GB Rs. 94,900 $ 949


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