iPhone 12 phones-the most prominent leaks about the new specifications and features :
Reports and leaks began to appear about what Apple plans in its iPhone 12 phones that it will launch during 2020, even before the company unveiled the iPhone 11 series last September.
The next upcoming iPhone upgrade in 2020 is expected to be support for 5G networks, an addition some analysts expect to boost demand for new iPhones 12 as Apple customers upgrade their smartphones less.
Strategy Analytics forecast A report was published last November The entry of Apple in the 5G network’s race in the third quarter of 2020 will lead it to the fore and overtake both Samsung and Huawei even though these companies launched smartphones that support 5G networks long before Apple.
But with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on Apple and many other companies, it is now unclear whether Apple will be able to adhere to the launch times of its new, traditional phones in September.
In addition to supporting 5G networks, iPhone 12 phones are also expected to get other major changes, such as the new design, different options in size, and the 3D camera similar to the new (Lidar) sensor on the iPad Pro 2020, according to To expectations Renowned technical analyst Ming-Chi Kuo and other reports.
Here’s all we know about the new iPhone 12 phones that Apple is expected to release later this year:
1- Design changes:
Some reports indicate that Apple will change the design of the iPhone 12 phones significantly this year, as phones can witness the return of the metal frame that was present in the iPhone 4.
As reported in New report From Bloomberg, the upcoming iPhone 5G phones will feature a redesigned chassis with stainless steel rims, instead of the current curved design, with flat sides and sharper circular angles, like the current iPad Pro design.
The Notch size at the top of the screen, which includes the front camera and Face ID sensors, is also expected to decrease in iPhone 12.
According to some Reports Apple is trying to get rid of the bump at some point in the future, as Android phone companies have done lately – Samsung, Huawei, Oppo, OnePlus, and others – and the front camera is included in the screen itself.
2- Changes in screen type and size:
All iPhone 12 models are expected to feature OLED screens, as OLED screens usually offer better contrast and deeper colors compared to LCD screens, but they cost more.
Reports also indicate that Apple will change screen sizes slightly this year compared to the iPhone 11 series that launched last year, and here is what we know about this so far:
- iPhone 12: It has a screen size of 5.4 inches.
- iPhone 12: featuring a 6.1-inch screen.
- iPhone 12 Pro: featuring a 6.1-inch screen.
- iPhone 12 Pro Max: It has a screen size of 6.7 inches.
3- Support for 5G networks:
All iPhone 12 phones are expected to support 5G networks, but analyst (Ming-Chi Kuo) believes that only two iPhone 12 phones will support 5G
It has also been reported that Apple could rely on the 5G chips that Samsung and Qualcomm offer in iPhone 12 phones, and given that Apple and Qualcomm have settled their long-standing legal dispute, the move may not come as a surprise.
Apple also bought an Intel smartphone modem in a $ 1 billion deal during July, a move that is likely to help the company develop its own modems.
4- 3D camera and bigger sensor:
Another major feature of the upcoming iPhone 12 is expected to include the inclusion of a more powerful and realistic 3D camera to develop augmented reality performance. It is expected to include the Lidar sensor that came with the new iPad Pro, a scanner that can measure the distance by determining how long it takes light to reach something before reflection.
Multiple reports have indicated that the rear camera of the device comes with many improvements, including larger sensors that capture more light for better image quality, as well as a shift to the mechanical image stabilization system.
And come The latest Information from the famous analyst (Ming-Chi Kuo), who said: “The larger iPhone 12 with a 6.7-inch screen will also have a mechanical image stabilization system to compensate for a handshake, as well as a larger sensor that helps reduce image noise. ”
5- iPhone 12 price starts at $ 650:
The iPhone 12 version, which comes with a 5.4-inch OLED screen, could be cheaper than the iPhone 11, according to technical analyst expectations. John Prosser.
Analyst (Prosser) and analyst (Ming-Chi Kuo) also reported that the iPhone 12 will come in four different versions. “Two of the new iPhones will have a dual-lens back camera,” says Prosser.
One will feature a 5.4-inch screen with a price starting from $ 649, while the other will feature a 6.1-inch screen with a price of $ 749.
6- Does the Coronavirus affect the launch date of the new iPhone 12 phones?
Apple usually announces its new phones every year during an event in September, but this may change that year due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic, which has slowed the Apple supply chain, forced employees to work from home, and pushed Apple to close retail stores outside. China until further notice.
Because of supply chain problems, I mentioned Reports (Nikkei Asian Review): “Apple is concerned that demand for new iPhones may be weak amid the layoffs caused by the Coronavirus.
Also, the launch of phones during the upcoming fall season is not outside the schedule of Apple, but it will make a final decision in approximately May, and in the worst-case scenario, the company will postpone the launch date to 2021.
Is expected Analysts Also in (JPMorgan), the launch of the iPhone 12 may be delayed by a month or two. As reported Reports from Bloomberg, Some of the new iPhone models can be released weeks after the usual date, but they are still on the way to appear in the fall timeframe.