iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max with 5G, Officially Introduced by Apple

A photo of iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max from Apple Newsroom

This is not a drill, one of your most awaited official announcements is finally here! Apple has finally unveiled on on October 13, 2020, details about the iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max.

“This is a huge leap for iPhone, bringing the best 5G experience in the market and delivering our most advanced technologies to users who want the absolute most from their iPhone. Each generation of iPhone has changed what we expect from a smartphone, and now with 5G, iPhone 12 Pro provides a new generation of performance.”

– Greg Joswiak, Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing

Ready to know what the iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max are capable of? Here are some of the several exciting features to be expected from these latest devices as recently reveled by Apple.

iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max Features

5G Experience

  • 5G on iPhone boasts improved speeds for:
    • Faster downloads and uploads
    • Higher quality video streaming
    • More responsive gaming
    • Real-time interactivity in apps
    • FaceTime in high definition
    • And more!
  • Has a secure, fast connection
  • iPhone 12 Pro models offer the broadest 5G coverage worldwide
  • Models in the US support millimeter wave, the higher frequency version of 5G
    • Allows iPhone 12 Pro models to reach speeds up to 4Gbps, even in densely populated areas
  • iPhone 12 Pro models feature Smart Data mode
    • Extends battery life by intelligently assessing 5G needs
    • Balancing data usage, speed, and power in real time

A14 Bionic

  • A14 Bionic is the first chip in the smartphone industry built on 5-nanometer process
  • A14 Bionic has the fastest CPU and GPU by up to 50% compared to the fastest competing smartphone chips. It enables the following:
    • Console-quality gaming experiences
    • Powerful computational photography
    • And more!
  • A14 Bionic has a 16-core Neural Engine, capable of completing 11 trillion operations per second

New Design

  • iPhone 12 Pro models have new, sophisticated flat-edge design:
    • Surgical-grade stainless steel band
    • Paired with a precision-milled matte glass back
    • Durable Ceramic Shield
  • The Ceramic Shield front cover
    • Tougher than any smartphone glass
    • It is infused with nano-ceramic crystals
  • Larger, edge-to-edge displays with reduced borders in familiar sizes
    • 6.1-inch iPhone 12 Pro and 6.7-inch iPhone 12 Pro Max feature a Super Retina XDR display
    • iPhone 12 Pro Max offers the largest display ever on an iPhone and the highest resolution featuring nearly 3.5 million pixels
  • iPhone 12 Pro models have an industry-leading IP68 rating to withstand water submersion up to 6 meters for up to 30 minutes

Pro Camera

  • iPhone 12 Pro models feature the new Apple ProRAW, coming later this year
  • iPhone 12 Pro features the new seven-element lens Wide camera with an ƒ/1.6 aperture, the fastest ever on an iPhone
  • Ultra Wide camera with a 120-degree field of view
  • 52 mm focal length Telephoto camera
  • iPhone 12 Pro Max pro camera:
    • The new ƒ/1.6 aperture Wide camera has 47% larger sensor with 1.7?m pixels
    • Expansive Ultra Wide camera and a 65 mm focal length Telephoto camera
  • Night mode improved, now expanded to the TrueDepth and Ultra Wide cameras
  • Night mode Time-Lapse delivers longer exposure times for sharper videos
  • iPhone 12 Pro models have the highest quality video in a smartphone
    • The first cameras and only devices in the world to enable an end-to-end experience for HDR video with Dolby Vision
    • Better video stabilization for cinema-grade productions

Featuring iOS 14

  • iOS 14 delivers new ways to customize the Home Screen
  • Redesigned widgets
    • Present timely information at a glance
    • Can be pinned in different sizes on any Home Screen page

Pricing and Availability

iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max will be available in:

  • 128GB, 256GB, and 512GB
  • Graphite, Silver, Gold, and Pacific blue
  • Price starting at:
    • $999 for iPhone 12 Pro
    • $1,099 for iPhone 12 Pro Max

The iPhone 12 Pro will be available in Australia, China, Germany, Japan, the UK, the US and more than 30 other countries and regions on October 23, 2020 while the iPhone 12 Pro Max will be available on November 13, 2020.

For India, South Korea, and more than a dozen other countries, iPhone 12 Pro will be available beginning October 30, 2020.

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Source: Apple Newsroom


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