Apple iPhone 12 Launch Event 2020
Updated: Oct 14
Apple Homepod Mini
The Homepod Mini is the more compact version of the original Apple Homepod. The Homepod Mini looks new and refreshed in every way. With a vase-like look to it, homepod mini use new drivers to deliver 360-degree audio and also has a lighting top that looks absolutely stunning. The homepod mini also comes with significant Siri improvements. Siri on homepod can now recognize different voices and comes with deep iPhone integration which just makes it better!
Intercom is a new feature that allows users to send messages from one homepod to another. This also works from homepod to iPhones.
Apple iPhone 12
All the new iPhones will come with 5G connectivity. This will allow higher uploads and downloads speeds, enable higher privacy and security, minimize bottlenecking as well as real-time interactivity and super-low latency.
iPhone 12 and 12 mini
The iPhone 12 and 12 mini certainly has an iPhone 5 design language going on. It has a boxy look to it and is thinner and lighter than the iPhone 11. The iPhone 12 is switching to an Apple-custom OLED display instead of the LCD. This means better and crisper display with an amazing dark mode! The iPhone 12 is powered by A14 Bionic which is much faster when compared to the A13 that runs the iPhone 11 lineup. The same chip powers all the models in the new lineup and offers 60% fast graphics when compared to the previous generation chip. Apple is highlighting the 'incredible' gaming performance that the all-new iPhone 12 can offer.
iPhone 12 mini is the smallest, lightest and the thinnest smartphone in the world.
The new iPhone 12 has a new dual-camera setup with an f/1.6 aperture on the 12MP ultra-wide lens. Night mode is expanding to the ultra-wide and the front-facing camera on the new iPhone. Night-mode time-lapse is a new video feature on the new iPhones.
iPhone12 mini: $699
iPhone 12: $799
iPhone 12 pro and 12 pro max
Apple further announces two new iPhone 12 models including iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max. The Pro model comes with a 6.5 inches screen while the Pro Max comes with a 6.7 inches Retina display. Both the iPhones are powered by the A14 Bionic chipset that also powers the cheaper iPhones. The iPhone 12 Pro comes with 12MP ultrawide + 12 wide-angle lens + 12 telephoto lens. Both these iPhones come with the deep fusion camera features. HDR video recording is coming to iPhones for the first time ever. iPhone 12 Pro will be able to record videos in Dolby Vision HDR too and also edit in the Photos app itself. The Pro models come with a LiDar scanner that will offer 'an instant AR experience'. It's also used to focus on objects for photography in low-light conditions.
Comes in Gold, Silver, Space Grey, and all-new Pacific Blue with storage options starting with 128GB going all the way up to 512GB.
iPhone12 pro: $999
iPhone 12 pro max: $1099
Apple has just announced MagSafe for iPhone which promises to improve the wireless charging experience on the iPhone 12 but this technique works only for the all-new iPhone 12.