The iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Mini, and iPhone 12 Pro were unveiled in October 2020. Apple last year focused on 5G, MagSafe wireless charging and photography. Release date, price, technical sheet… here is everything we know about the latest Phone.
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WHAT IS THE IPHONE 12 RELEASE DATE?
The iPhone 12 mini, iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max are now all available in stores . This does not mean that it is easy to get your hands on it, however. 1 com than the rest of the electronics manufacturers.
The iPhone 12 Pro is particularly affected, the Cupertino company struggling to obtain parts dedicated to energy management and the use of LiDAR. According to Strategy Analytics, the price of components has increased by 15-30% in the past six months. It is currently impossible to predict when the situation will return to normal.
The iPhone 12 is available in several versions. The classic version, simply called iPhone 12, is sold at a price of 909 euros. The miniature version of the phone, named iPhone 12 Mini , is sold from 809 euros. The iPhone Pro 12 inch 6.1 is priced starting at 1159 euros while the Max version 6.7 inch costs 1259 euros minimum.
Apple is based on the price list applied in 2019 and continues to diversify its offer. Under the leadership of Tim Cook, the brand seeks to attract a wide range of consumers. A strategy that has paid off so far.
According to early figures, the least successful model is the iPhone 12 Mini , while the model just above, the 6.1 ″ iPhone 12, achieves a third of sales. Faced with the catastrophic sales of the iPhone 12 Mini, Apple would have reduced the production of this model.
WHAT IS THE DESIGN OF THE IPHONE 12?
The iPhone 12 has a 6.1 ″ screen in an even more compact body than the iPhone 11 6.1 ″ and its LCD screen. Like all iPhones this year and before, there is a notch for Face ID facial recognition .
The screen glass, dubbed Ceramic Shield , should protect it better. The chassis is aluminum – it forms a flat strip that we had not seen on a smartphone of the brand since the iPhone 5S. This metal band of the iPhone 12 would also be damaged quite easily according to the first feedback .
The rear is almost indistinguishable from that of the equivalent iPhone 11s . But you quickly see the difference, when you hold the two models side by side: the iPhone 12 is 11% thinner, 15% smaller and 16% lighter than the iPhone 11.
But if you like the compact size, there is even smaller: the iPhone 12 mini . Its design uses the same formula, but in an even more compact 5.4 ″ format. Both smartphones are available in black, white, blue, red and light green.
In the second most premium half of the range we have the iPhone 12 Pro (6.1 ″) and iPhone 12 Pro Max . Two smartphones larger than the iPhone 11 Pro (5.8 ″) and iPhone 11 Pro Max (6.5 ″) launched in 2019. The 6.7 ″ diagonal screen size of the iPhone 12 Pro Max, in in particular, constitute the new record to be beaten at Apple.
We find a design similar to the two models mentioned above, still with the screen covered with Ceramic Shield glass . But this time the frame is in shiny tempered steel, slightly tinted according to the color chosen.