The iPhone SE 2020 could also be the newest device to hitch Apple’s smartphone lineup. But it isn’t the sole phone we’re expecting to ascertain from Cupertino this year. The iPhone 12 is coming, and that we might be seeing as many as four new phones this fall.
That’s when the subsequent iPhone is predicted to arrive, a minimum of assuming there are not any delays triggered by the continued coronavirus pandemic. And Apple is planning big changes for the devices set to exchange the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max.
The iPhone 12 will likely be Apple’s first device to support 5G networking. Other reports point to an all-new iPhone 12 design that gets obviate the iPhone’s distinctive notch while adding in-display Touch ID functionality. And a replacement sort of camera could even appear on some models.
We’re still several months out from subsequent iPhone launch, and tons can change — particularly the date when the phones might actually launch. But here’s what we all know thus far about the iPhone 12.
iPhone 12: What to Expect
Four iPhone 12 models are coming this fall, following the iPhone SE 2020’s launch in April. Expect two iPhone 12 devices with 5.4 and 6.1-inch displays (the iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Max) and two iPhone 12 Pro models at 6.1 inches and 6.7 inches for the iPhone 12 Pro Max.
Multiple iPhone 12 models will feature 5G connectivity via Qualcomm’s 5G modem. The iPhone 12 Pro models will likely add a LiDAR sensor to the three rear cameras, which can aid AR performance. All new iPhones could feature OLED screens, while the iPhone 12 Pro series may offer a 120Hz refresh rate.
Latest iPhone 12 News
A new iPhone 12 render video shows off Apple’s compact new 5.4-inch iPhone 12, which reminds us of a lot of the iPhone 5. The iPhone 12 isn’t even out yet and there is a leak that the iPhone 13 could have a totally portless design.
iPhone 12 Release Date
The iPhone 11 lineup debuted at an Apple press event on Sept. 10 last year, so it stands to reason that the new iPhone 12 would follow in September 2020. If Apple is able to stay on track and the phone comes out on the second Tuesday of the month, we could be looking at an iPhone 12 release date of Sept. 8.
That’s a mighty big “if,” though. Because of the coronavirus pandemic, multiple reports have pointed to a delay of the iPhone 12. The most recent report from The Wall Street Journal says that production has been pushed back by a month, so it’s reasonable to expect that the devices will hit stores in October or later. Earlier reports from Bloomberg and Digitimes had suggested iPhone 12 production was on target.
Even if the iPhone 12 does arrive in September, the foremost premium model might be held back. According to an April 2020 supply chain report, the quality iPhone 12 series will enter production in September, while the rumored iPhone 12 Pro Max will imitate in October.
The coronavirus pandemic has already forced Apple to maneuver its Worldwide Developer Conference online. The event will start on June 22, which is when we expect to hear about iOS 14. That’s the updated version of Apple’s mobile OS which will debut on the iPhone 12.
iPhone 12 price.
The iPhone 11 starts at a reasonably affordable $699, while the iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max cost $999 and $1,099 respectively. The wild card is what proportion 5G support will increase the worth of the new iPhone 12.
Apple analyst Jon Prosser believes that the 5.4-inch iPhone 12 with two rear cameras will start at $649, which might be quite affordable. The iPhone 12 Max with a 6.1-inch screen would cost $749.
The iPhone 12 Pro, which might have three rear cameras plus a LiDAR sensor, may have a starting price of $999. The iPhone 12 Pro could also feature a 120Hz ProMotion display, but that’s not a lock at this stage.
Last but not least, the iPhone 12 Pro Max would feature a 6.7-inch display and price $1,099 to start out.