After months of waiting, Apple finally provided us with an official look at the iPhone 12 today. The tech company held its second virtual event since September, not only revealing multiple new iPhone models, but also a new HomePod mini.
Below, you can get a look at each iteration of the iPhone 12, while also perusing the specs. Underneath, we've compiled a selection of standout reactions from today's event spotlighting the iPhone 12, so be sure to check out the best tweets, too.
iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 mini
First and foremost, the iPhone 12 is 5G compatible. The iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 mini feature edge-to-edge Super Retina XDR displays, an advanced dual-camera system, a new Ceramic Shield front cover, the A14 Bionic, which is the fastest chip in a smartphone, and MagSafe, designed to bring an all-new ecosystem of accessories to the iPhone.
Both the 6.1-inch iPhone 12 and 5.4-inch iPhone 12 mini boast a flat-edge design, with an enclosure made from aerospace-grade aluminum. With an IP68 rating for water resistance, the devices can be submerged in up to six meters of water for up to 30 minutes.
The iPhone 12's advanced camera system includes an Ultra Wide camera and a new Wide camera with an ƒ/1.6 aperture, offering 27 percent more light. The device also features the first camera to shoot HDR video with Dolby Vision.
MagSafe is a new element that not only improves wireless charging but also allows for a plethora of easy-to-attach accessories. An assortment of magnets around the wireless charging coil lets you conveniently connect various accessories to the iPhone 12.
The iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 mini come in 64GB, 128GB, and 256GB, and five colors of blue, green, black, white, and (PRODUCT)RED, with pre-orders for the iPhone 12 beginning October 16 and availability beginning October 23. Pre-orders for the iPhone 12 mini begin November 6 and availability begins November 13. Prices start at $799 for the iPhone 12 and $699 for the iPhone mini.
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iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max
The iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max are also 5G compatible and feature edge-to-edge Super Retina XDR displays with a Ceramic Shield front cover, the Apple-designed A14 Bionic chip, and MagSafe. The pro models have reimagined camera systems with an Ultra Wide camera, a Telephoto camera with a longer focal length on iPhone 12 Pro Max, and new Wide cameras, as well as a new LiDAR Scanner for augmented reality experiences.
Featuring the same flat-edge design as the iPhone 12, the iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max pair a surgical-grade stainless steel band with a matte glass back and Ceramic Shield front cover. At 6.7 inches, the iPhone 12 Pro Max boasts the largest display ever on an iPhone.
The iPhone 12 Pro comes with the new seven-element lens Wide camera with an ƒ/1.6 aperture, the Ultra Wide camera with a 120-degree field of view, and a 52 mm focal length Telephoto camera to take your photography to the next level.
The iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max come in 128GB, 256GB, and 512GB, and four colors of graphite, silver, gold, and pacific blue. Pre-orders for the iPhone 12 Pro begin October 16, with availability beginning October 23, while pre-orders for the iPhone 12 Pro Max begin November 6, with availability beginning November 13. Prices start at $999 for the iPhone 12 Pro and $1,099 for the iPhone 12 Pro Max. None of the iPhone 12 models come with a charger or headphones.
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