Apple Inc recently launched its latest iPhone version termed as iPhone 12 or iPhone 12 Mini. The smartphones are designed, developed and marketed by Apple Inc. The phones are 14 generations and are low priced. It is the next version of the iPhone 11. In 2020, Apple organised a virtual event to launch the smartphone.
Further, Apple launched higher-end iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max flagships. Many of the purchasers pre-ordered the smartphone. However, by November 2020, it was available in many countries.
The phones have 6.1-inch and 5.4-inch sizes with identical features. They include support for faster 5G cellular networks. iPhone 12 have OLED displays, improved cameras, and Apple’s latest A14 chip. They possess a completely refreshed design. Their starting price is $699 to $799. Notably, the backside of the iPhone continues to be made from glass. The two sides are switched together with an aerospace-grade aluminium enclosure. The smartphone comes in five colours: blue, green, black, white and red. This is to say that iPhone 12 models offer IP68 water and dust resistance. They can hold up to submersion in 6 meters of water for up to 30 minutes.
iPhone 12 Design
iPhone 12 is the redesign for iPhone X. They are similar to that of iPad Pros since 2018. The iPhone 12 and 12 Mini have a new design featuring a flat chassis. The notch size is identical to previous iPhone models. Despite speculation about a reduction in width. However, the borders around the display are thinner by 35% than any prior model.
The iPhone 12 series are the first iPhone models to be supplied from launch without EarPods or a wall adapter. A magnetic connector known as MagSafe is introduced on the iPhone 12 models. They allow accessories such as cases and charging cords to be attached to the rear of the device. Accessories can also be stacked together. Also, the devices support 5G cellular communications.
iPhones come with two rear 12-megapixel cameras: wide and ultra-wide. Both of them have rear-facing cameras. Therefore, they support Night Mode for both photo and video at full resolution. Above all, Portrait mode has received improvements and works with Night Mode as well.
Both phones run iOS 14. However, the devices come with the stock iOS apps. They are Safari, Weather, and Messages. On the other hand, they include Siri, the personal assistant in iOS.
The iPhone 12 and 12 Mini include mostly the same sensors found on prior iPhone models. They have an accelerometer, gyroscope, barometer, proximity sensor and a digital compass. Also, the devices include the Face ID sensor for biometric authentication.