Iphone 12

iPhone 12 with 5G and No Power Adapter Unveiled

Apple on Tuesday, October 13 unveiled the iPhone 12 series at a virtual event.

The iPhone 12 series consists of iPhone 12 mini, iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro, and the iPhone 12 Pro Max.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook holds up the all-new iPhone 12 Pro in a virtual event. Image/Apple

While the iPhone 12 mini comes as the smallest and the most affordable model in the new series, the iPhone 12 is designed as the successor to the iPhone 11.

The iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max are projected the successors to the iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max, respectively.

All four models in the 2020 iPhone come fully equipped with 5G support and are powered by Apple’s A14 Bionic chip.

The latest models also run on iOS 14 out-of-the-box and retain the notch that was featured originally on the iPhone X in November 2017.

According to Apple, the iPhone 12 offers a ceramic shield front cover which increases drop protection by four times and is “tougher than any smartphone glass.”

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The elevated new design of the 6.1-inch iPhone 12. Image/Apple

Camera options available on the iPhone 12 and iPhone12 mini includes a 12MP Ultra Wide and a 12MP Wide angle cameras capable of an array of features including portrait mode, optical image stabilisation, night mode, HDR video recording with Dolby Vision, night mode time lapse among others.

The giant US tech firm says this provides “an unparalleled camera experience that makes it easier than ever to intuitively capture the perfect photograph or video.”

iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 mini will be available in 64GB, 128GB, and 256GB models in blue, green, black, white, and red, starting at $799 (about Sh87,000) and $699 (about Sh76,000), respectively.

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The phone features all-new design with Ceramic Shield, pro camera system. Image/Apple

iPhone 12 Pro and the 12 Pro Max will be available in 128GB, 256GB, and 512GB models in graphite, silver, gold, and pacific blue starting at $999 (about Sh109,000) and $1,099 (about Sh119,000), respectively.


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