The second installment of Apple releases this year is happening now and like anticipated, the tech giant announced their latest iPhones. This time it is the iPhone 12 and they are coming in four different models, iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro, iPhone 12 Pro Max, and a smaller iPhone 12 mini. The top feature from the latest iPhones is the 5G.
Let us get into the announcements from today and the details about them.
This is the newest addition to the HomePod family and the main aspects regarding it would be easy initial setup, security, and privacy. The features also include amazing sound, intelligent assistant, smart home, and backlit touch surface. HomePod used an Apple S5 chip and the audio quality is enhanced so much. The new Intercom feature can be used to send messages from one HomePod to another, also to Carplay. The New HomePod recognizes the voices of each member in the household.
HomePod Mini can broadcast audio messages through the house, iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, and Carplay. This HomePod mini comes in Space Grey and White and will be available for $99.
5G just got real
Apple is coming with its new iPhones with a 5G network, with all the advantages of it like super fast Ultra wideband network, which is speculated to be double than the usual peak download speeds.
Apple announced Apple 12. Design-wise, it has smooth and flat edges with an aluminum frame and glass. It comes in five colors, black, white, green, blue, and product red.
Apple 12 features a Super Retina XDR display with a 6.1-inch display but is a smaller iPhone with small borders, It is now 11 percent thinner, 15 percent smaller in volume, and 16 percent lighter. Now the glass is made of ceramic shield and is toucher than any smartphone glass, claims Apple.
Apple 12 has custom 5G antennas and radio components. Smart Data Mode is introduced now with iPhone 12 and it has the feature of dropping the speeds to LTE when the 5G is not needed. iPhone 12 support mmWave. A14 Bionic chip is used on iPhone 12.
The camera on iPhone 12 has the first seven-element lens with 27 percent improved low-light performance. The machine learning and smart HDR with computational photography enhanced the night mode.
MagSafe for iPhone
Apple improvises the wireless charging experience with magnetic cases and other options with MagSafe. Magnets introduced for alignment and efficiency of 15w of charging. The Magnetic cases to snap on and off the phone are introduced. MagSafe duo charger is launched to charge iPhone and Apple Watch at the same time.
Apple is removing the charging adapters as speculated and will be adding just the USB-C to Lightning cable in the box.
League Of Legends Wild Rift
League of Legends is one of the best games of all time and it is coming on iOS as League of Legends Wild Rift.
iPhone 12 mini
Apple today announced a smaller and lighter model of iPhone with a 5.4-inch edge-to-edge display, Apple iPhone 12 mini. Mini prices at $699, while the iPhone 12 is at $799.
iPhone 12 Pro & iPhone 12 Pro Max
iPhone 12 uses three camera setups like the iPhone 12 pro, but again the design has the sharper edges with premium materials, including stainless steel band and precision-milled back glass. The available colors would be Silver, graphite, gold, and pacific blue. iPhone 12 pro is at a 6.1-inch display.
iPhone 12 Pro Max goes is with 6.7 inches and this features a super Retina XDR display with 2778×1284 pixels. The pro camera system has an Ultra wide 12mp camera, wide 12mp with f.1.6 aperture, and 52mm telephone camera. Deep fusion is introduced in all cameras including the front one. The iPhone 12 pro-Max also uses the A14 chip.
iPhone Pro and Pro Max have the new system for optical image stabilization, a sensor-shift approach with 87 percent improvement in low light.
RAW shooting – The new feature in Apple iPhone photography is the shooting in RAW, called Apple ProRAW. This gives the control of shooting in RAW and will be added to iPhone Camera APp for iPhone 12 pro later this year. ProRAW filed can be edited in other professional editing apps.
Apple introduced a LiDAR scanner to the iPhone 12 pro that builds a precise depth map of a scene. iPhone 12 Pro can capture, edit, and share a Dolby Vision video.
Apple 12 Pro starts at $999 from 128Gb to 256/512GB. iPhone Pro Max starts at $1099.