Apple iPhone 12 Release date: Specs, Features, Price (Everything you need to know)

Every year Apple launches new generation iPhones with plenty of innovations. The company’s iPhone 11 series has been doing really well in the market, and now, people have started expecting more from Apple. Yes, we are talking about the new iPhone 12 series.

If you are a big Apple fan and love to keep yourself updated with Apple’s news, then here we have done a good job for you all. Everything you need to know about the upcoming Apple iPhone 12 is given here. iPhone 12 Release Date, Specs, Features, Price and everything else is included in this article. Let’s get on to the details now!

Previous Generation – Apple iPhone 11

Apple’s current series i.e. iPhone 11 which includes iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max, has set up a new benchmark in the Smartphone market. The devices have done a tremendous job as they are packed with the latest powerful software and new innovative features with advanced cameras.

iPhone 12: Features & Specs (Expected)

Just like every year, fanboys of Apple started expecting things from the Cupertino. Until now, we have received a lot of information about the iPhone 12 i.e. Apple’s next-generation iPhones. What we can confirm here about the iPhone 12 is the next generation iPhone to iPhone 5G networking. Yes, in the regions where the 5G network is available, the company will launch the 5G-enabled iPhone 12. We have already heard a lot about this in the previous rumors and leaks.

iPhone 12: Design & Build Quality

Apple doesn’t pay much attention to the design side of its new generation iPhones. If you closely look at the designs of the previous generations, the company has only a few changes to the next generation of iPhones. What we are suggesting to you here is that you should not expect a new design from Apple.

Concept by @BenGeskin

Some leaks are suggesting that the upcoming iPhone 12 will be carrying the same design as iPhone 11. The only change that we could see is the camera module. The iPhone 12 will have the same curved design and glass body. Small bezels and greater height could be imposed to attract new users. The company is aiming to provide more display space within the same size.

If we go by the previous leaks, the leaks suggest that, unlike the previous generations, the iPhone 12 series will have no notch on the front side. Yes, the next-generation iPhones will have no notch. According to reports, the company offers a TrueDepth camera system on the iPhone 12.

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Apple iPhone 12 Display

According to rumors and leaks, the 2020 iPhones I.e. iPhone 12 will have OLED panels instead of LCDs. If we talk about the current generation iPhones, the iPhone 11 features LCD panel while the iPhone 11 Pro editions have the OLED screens. However, the iPhone 12 editions will have OLED screens and there will be no LCD edition in the lineup.

Apart from this, the iPhone 12 phones will come with different refresh rates, 120Hz refresh rates reported by many leakers on the iPhone 12. Moreover, the iPhone 12 phones will be featuring in-display fingerprint sensors.

iPhone 12 Cameras

The current premium models i.e. iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max are featuring a triple-lens camera at the backside with a unique camera module. We expect the same camera module i.e. triple-lens camera module in the upcoming 2020 iPhones from Apple.

Apparently, the company will add a new lens to its camera module for the Pro editions. Yes, according to fresh leaks and reports, the new 3D depth camera lens will be added to the Pro editions of the iPhone 12. The new 3D depth camera’s lens will be called as a time-of-fight-sensor.

Various sources are claiming that the new time-of-fight-sensor or we can say 3D depth sensor will be more accurate at measuring the distance between your device and the object.

With this, users will be able to take more accurate and sharp portrait shots from the devices. Apart from this, your device will be able to handle powerful AR-enabled apps easily by making the use of this latest 3D depth camera.

Moreover, the company is also working on a new periscope-like camera lens to improve the zooming capacity. Yes, if the company implemented this new periscope-like camera lens on the iPhone 12 editions, then it will be able to zoom-in more accurately and longer. Apple might add up to 5 camera lenses within the same module, we never know.

iPhone 12 Variants

Ming-Chi Kuo, an analyst at KGI Securities for Apple has claimed that Apple to launch three new iPhones this year. Yes, there will be four new 2020 iPhones that we would get to see from Apple.

To be precise, the 5.4” model, two 6.1” models and a larger model with 6.7” of display sizes. What’s surprising here is all iPhone 12 variants will support 5G networking. Yes, all the variants will be enabled with 5G connectivity for the regions where 5G connectivity is available.

As noted above, all these latest iPhones 12 expected to feature OLED screens instead of an LCD screen for the base models. iPhone 11 or iPhone XR is featuring Liquid Retina Display. But in the iPhone 12 lineup, there will be no changes on the display-side.

iPhone 12 Software – iOS 14

Apple is known for powering its latest iPhones with the advanced and more powerful chipset. According to numerous reports and leaks, the iPhone 12 lineup will be powered by Apple’s latest and most advanced A14 Bionic chips. The new generation of iPhones will be more powerful than the previous generation. It might feature iOS 14 with new iPhone flagship.

The iPhone12 series will be capable of handling multiple AR-based and non-AR-based apps smoothly. You will not feel stressed out while using the multiple apps on your iPhone 12.

Moreover, the A14 Bionic chip is manufactured on a 5- nanometer process. The A14 is designed to work on the 5G network. Power-hungry games and apps will be handled easily here.

iPhone 12: RAM and Memory Storage

As we know, there will be four new iPhone 12 devices expected to launch by Apple this year. The two editions I.e. the lower-end editions with 5.4” and 6.1” displays will come with 4GB RAM. On the other hand, the iPhone 12 Pro will have a 6.7” inch display and 6GB of RAM. The second 6.1” edition will have 6GB of RAM.

Unfortunately, there is no information about memory storage options. We can expect the new iPhones to come with 64GB, 128GB, and 256GB of memory storage options. We will learn more about the memory storage options on the latest iPhones in the coming days.

Additionally, some reports claim that the 5.4” edition will be the next generation iPhone SE. There is no confirmation made by Apple on the next generation of iPhone SE. So we can take this report lightly as of now.

iPhone 12: Display Features

Many reports and rumors claim that the company is planning to re-introduce its classic TouchID feature on the 2020 iPhone lineup. The advanced TouchID feature will behave like a powerful Fingerprint sensor with the ability to sense your finger throughout the display.

Recently, Ming-Chi Kuo reported that the company has already planned things for the 2021 iPhones. According to KGI Securities analyst, the 2021 iPhones to feature both, TouchID and FaceID.

The 6.7” iPhone 2020 edition I.e. 6.7” variant of the iPhone 12 will be featuring the FaceID with an innovative TrueDepth Camera System on the front side.

Charging – 65W charging

Since the iPhone 5, Apple introduced Lightning Cable as a charging source for the devices. Recently, the new generation iPod Pro launched with USB-C charging port. Most of the portable devices are now coming up with the same USB-C charging port which has become the universal charging port.

As per the sources, Apple accepted the suggestion of the EU and planned to launch the new 2020 iPhones with the latest USB-C charging port. In the coming days, all the mega smartphone manufacturers such as Apple, Oppo, Samsung and many other more will be using the same charging ports as a universal charge to avoid wastage of the materials while manufacturing them.

The company has acquired new technology to make the iPhone 12 more power-efficient. The small adapter of the iPhone 12 is designed to deliver up to 65 watts of charging power. We will learn more about the new fast-charging technology on the iPhone 12 by Apple in the coming days.

What will the 2020 iPhones be called?

Apple is known for launching its new generation iPhones with sequential numbers until the launch of its iPhone X. After iPhone 8 lineup, the company introduced its iPhone X series.

If we talk about the current generation i.e. iPhone 11, the iPhone 11 series has three iPhones i.e. iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max. All these devices were launched in the previous year i.e. 2019.

It’s pretty natural that the new generation 2020 iPhones will be called iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max. The iPhone 12 will be featuring the display of 5.4”, while the iPhone 12 Pro will come with two different variants with 6.1” display size. The iPhone 12 Pro Max will be the bigger device with 6.7” of the display.

Note: Some rumors are still suggesting that the company may introduce the next generation of iPhone SE alongside the 2020 iPhones.

iPhone 12: Pricing

As per the history, the next-generation iPhone 12 would cost $699, $999 and $1,099. Some rumors are suggesting that the company may also introduce the iPhone 9 as the fourth edition, which would be priced around $499.

iPhone 2020 Variant Price
iPhone 12 Price 6.1 inch + 4GB + 128GB $699 USD
iPhone 12 Pro Price 6.1 inch + 6GB + 256 GB $999 USD
iPhone 12 Pro Max Price 6.7 inch + 8GB + 256GB $1099 USD

If we go by the previous generation iPhones, the company has increased the price tags of its newer generation iPhones. Just like every other year, Apple launches its new generation iPhones with increase price-tags. The same can be expected from Apple on the upcoming iPhone 12 editions.

iPhone 12: Release Date

We all know about Apple’s annual event in September month. Typically, Apple holds its launch events in the second week of September month every year. Due to the effect of the on-going pandemic virus called Coronavirus, this time the company might delay the launch of its new generation iPhones.

The release date is still uncertain and the company recently announced iPad Pro and Macbook Air 2020 over their site. There’s no official event just new breakthrough site. Both these devices will be available in the coming days.

All the manufacturing processes have been shut down by the government and for that reason, the iPhone 12 lineup will be launched not in the September month, but in October month. More details will be revealed soon as there is no confirmation about the same.

Apple has released an official statement regarding the production of its devices. China is forced to shut down all the productions due to the pandemic which results in delaying the launch date for the 2020 iPhone editions.

iPhone 12: Timeline of Rumors & Leaks

January 2020

  • The 2020 iPhones to feature thinner and more power-efficient displays.
  • The 2020 iPhones will be supporting 5G connectivity options.
  • The 2020 iPhone lineup to launch with 6GB RAM.
  • The 2020 iPhone lineup could drop the lightning cable, will be replaced by USB-C port.
  • The 2020 iPhone will have four different variants.
  • The 2020 iPhones will come with new color variants.

February 2020

  • The 2020 iPhones may support new short-range Wi-Fi standards with better connectivity.
  • The iPhone 2012 launch will be delayed due to on-going Corona Virus restrictions on the production side.

March 2020

  • The 2020 iPhones feature a new 3D depth camera on the front side.
  • The 2020 iPhones will be powered by the latest A14 Bionic chip.
  • The 2020 iPhone will be featuring a new periscope-like lens.
  • Apple claimed that they have enough workers to meet the world’s demands.

Final Words:

Apple brings new technologies to its new generation iPhones which is why it is still known as the most popular smartphone maker in the world. The 2020 iPhones will surely bring the new technology, a powerful processor and a series of latest cameras.

Apple has enough time to work on its next-generation iPhones and their productions. We will keep on receiving new information, leaks, and rumors on the 2020 iPhones regularly. We will update this post with new information in the future.

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