Are you excited to hear about the new iPhone 12? The new iPhone 12 & iPhone 12 Pro are expected to launch in September or October 2020, but there are already many rumors about the new device. So far it looks like the new iPhones are on schedule for the launch even if the coronavirus pandemic ends by September, the launch of the iPhone 12 might still be affected. While September is the usual time for the launch of new iPhones every year but the Covid-19 Pandemic may change things for the iPhone12 release date.
What features & updates are expected from the new iPhone in 2020? We’ve compiled the most notable one’s here but the company’s plan may change as there’s plenty of time before the design & features have to be totally set.
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Name & Release Date
Apple’s naming scheme for its smartphones used to be a bit confusing till 2018 with the iPhone XS, XS Max, and XR but from 2019 naming scheme for the iPhones were straightforward with iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max. Since there’s no confirmation that the new devices are to be called the iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro and 12 Pro Max but this is the only prediction that can be made now.
Due to Coronavirus Pandemic, the iPhone 12 could face delays. The report suggests that the phone might be announced in October which is about a month after the usual iPhone’s launch period.
A Chinese supplier reported that iPhone 12 will look similar to the iPhone 11 with the only difference that the iPhone 12’s edge will be slightly bowed. The new iPhone will feature a significant redesign with a metal frame.
One tech analyst reported that Apple will price the iPhone 12 at $649, iPhone 12 Pro at $999 and the iPhone 12 Pro Max at $1,099. To the pleasant surprise, last year the base model of iPhone 11 costs $699, which was $50 cheaper than 2018’s iPhone XR so the trend may continue.
Last year the midnight green colour variant of the iPhone 11 pro & iPhone 11 Pro Max sold well compared to the expectations. This year there may be navy blue colour of the iPhone 12 Pro according to XDA developer.
New iPhone 12 have Front-facing Camera with 3D depth sensing featured with a Face ID for unlocking your phone and authorizing digital payments. Rumours suggest that there will be a new TrueDepth camera system that cuts down on the size of the notch on the front.
Networks & Connectivity
All of the new iPhones in the iPhone 12 models will feature 5G network connectivity and support for augmented reality apps with the uncertainty of superfast mmWave support in all countries.
Rumours suggests that there will be no Charger or Earbuds in ‘exquisite box’ with the iPhone 12 models instead it will include a pair of USB-C to Lightning cable.
One of the rumours include about the new iPhones is that Apple may introduce new screen sizes. We are expecting four iPhones in three display sizes which may come in 5.4, 6.7 and 6.1 inches. Here are the reported specs based on leaks.
|iPhone 12||iPhone 12 Max||iPhone 12 Pro||iPhone 12 Pro Max|
|Display Tech||OLED Super Retina||OLED Super Retina||XDR OLED Super Retina||XDR OLED Super Retina|
|Storage||128GB, 256GB||128GB, 256GB||128GB, 256GB, 512GB||128GB, 256GB, 512GB|
|Rear Camera||Dual Camera||Dual Camera||Triple camera and LiDAR||Triple camera and LiDAR|
|Body||Aluminium||Aluminium||Stainless Steel||Stainless Steel|
|Battery||2,227 mAh||2,775 mAh||2,775 mAh||3,687 mAh|
Apple is likely to afford a new A14 application processor with 6 Cores. This new processor is being produced by TSMC on its new bleeding-edge 5nm EUV manufacturing process.
Even with so many leaks and rumors, there’s still something we don’t know about Apple’s first 5G iPhones ultimately, we have to just wait and see! So be sure to check back soon so that you do not miss any new updates and information’s regarding new iPhone over the coming months on Tech2Stop.
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