What All Apple Announced In Its Hi-Speed Event Including iPhone 12

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Apple is the well-known brand in the industry known for offering excellent products and premium services to its customers. With the announcement of the iPhone 12 5G, Apple has created a buzz in its fans, and the apple fans are all set for a new purchase.

The Hi-Speed event by the brand on 13 October was a revelation and an enormous success where Apple announced the new iPhone 12 in different variants along with HomePod Mini. The smartphone will come along with new MagSafe charging technology.

The COVID 19 times have been a big challenge for the tech giant as it leads to the delay in launch of its gadgets. Still it was a great event, and the launch was simply perfect with the iPhone in had to catch all the attention. It was an hour-long event with the Hi, Speed tag attached to it due to 5G capabilities of iPhone.

What All Was Announced In Hi-Speed Apple Event

Apple proudly announced the flat edge interface of the iPhone12, equipped with 5G, A14 Bionic, that will come in Fresh Colors and will support MagSafe. iPhone 12 Mini was also launched at the price that starts from $699 with a 5.4-inch screen.

iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max 5G will have the FLAC, LIDAR Scanner and be released in new colors. The best part was the unveiling of the Apple 12 max, which will be the smartphone of everyone’s dreams. iPhone 12 Thinner Box Models Arrive Without EarPods or Charger.

Let’s look at the products and software launched in the Hi-Speed event.

Hardware (iPhone 12 and HomePod Mini)

iPhone 12 Oct 2020 Launch

On the hardware front, Apple has announced HomePod Mini and iPhone 12 lineup. The 6.1-inch iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro model can be pre-ordered from this Friday. The bookings for the iPhone 12 Mini, and Pro Max models will start from November 6, 2020.

iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Mini pricing start from $799 and $699 respectively for the carrier locked models. T-Mobile, Sprint, or Sim-Free Versions will cost $30 more for the same device.

AppleCare+ for iPhone 12 & 12 Mini costs $149, and Pro Versions costs $199. The iPhone 12 Mini battery life is 1 to 2 hours shorter than the iPhone 12. All iPhone 12 models will support mmWave 5G exclusive to the United States.

Overall iPhone 12 Specifications

Here are head to head specification comparison for all the iPhone 12 Models.

iPhone 12 Mini

  • A14 Bionic
  • Fast 5G
  • Dual Camera
  • Night Mode
  • HDR Video
  • Ceramic Shield
  • Super Retina XDR display
  • 5.4 Inch Display
  • Black, White, Red, Green, Blue
  • 64, 128, 256GB

iPhone 12

  • A14 Bionic
  • Fast 5G
  • Dual Camera
  • Night Mode
  • HDR Video
  • Ceramic Shield
  • Super Retina XDR display
  • 6.1 Inch Display
  • Black, White, Red, Green, Blue
  • 64, 128, 256GB

iPhone 12 Pro

  • A14 Bionic
  • Fast 5G
  • Three Camera System
  • Telephoto: ƒ/2.0 aperture
  • Night Mode
  • HDR Video
  • LiDAR Scanner
  • Ceramic Shield
  • Super Retina XDR display
  • 6.1 Inch Display
  • Silver, Graphite, Gold, Pacific Blue
  • 128, 256, 512GB

iPhone 12 Pro Max

  • A14 Bionic
  • Fast 5G
  • Three Camera System
  • Telephoto: ƒ/2.2 aperture
  • Night Mode
  • HDR Video
  • LiDAR Scanner
  • Ceramic Shield
  • Super Retina XDR display
  • 6.7 Inch Display
  • Silver, Graphite, Gold, Pacific Blue
  • 128, 256, 512GB

Apple CFO Luca Maestri cited justification for the delay in the launch date for the next generation of iPhones as an explanation for the COVID-19 pandemic disruption in supply chains.

As the experts quoted it, iPhone 12 would be a super-cycle refresh, with a latest version closely imitating the iPad, including squared aluminum sides that make the smartphone feel more like the version of iPhone 4 of previous years.


MegSafe Accessories

Apple has also announced the MagSafe, a brand-new technology for the latest models. Fresh MagSafe Accessories for the iPhone 12 series with brand new colors and a smarter way of using it.

After years of third-party wireless chargers, Apple consumers should look forward to MagSafe, the latest wireless charger from the technology giant. Apple is also launching a new MegSafe dual charger for charging your iPhone with Apple Watch. The dual charger is easy to pack and carry along with you on your travels.

Apple store is already listing the snap on wallets in multiple colors, magnetic wireless chargers, and cases for iPhone 12.


HomePod Mini

Apple also announced HomePod Mini with Sphere Architecture, S5 Chip at a cost of $99. The mini comes with host of easy to use feature and smart voice assistant capabilities.

You can pair multiple HomePod mini’s in a single room to create a stereo pair. This will enhance the sound and will provide a theater experience at home. You can also play synced music across your home on multiple mini’s or HomePods.

The Mini will be available to pre-order from 6th Nov and will start shipping from 16th Nov.


Software Updates

Apple launches Apple ProRAW, which is suitable to be used by DSLR photographers ready to switch to smartphone images. ProRAW images stores all the information from iPhone sensors in the image and allows easy editing of images. This will help people who like to click picks in RAW and edit using photo editors.

Users will also be getting ProVideo, which makes the iPhone 12 the first 4K and 60 frames per second camera in Dolby Vision HDR. You will be able to shoot Dolby Vision movies right from your iPhone 12 Pro’s.

Intercom

Apple New Intercom Software Feature

Another good feature which is coming to Apple devices is Intercom. It will connect all the HomePods and allows you to announce or have conversation over Apple Devices. You will get the intercom notifications on your iPhone, Apple Watch, and iPads also.

You don’t even have to be home to be able to use this feature. You can use your iPhone or Apple Watch while away from home and all the HomePod, family devices will get the notifications. They can also easily reply to the message from their devices.

Apple this year became the first US publicly traded firm in the world to cross a market value of US$ 2 trillion, which translates into expanded interest in its ecosystem. On 13 October, the electronics giant from Cupertino unveiled the series iPhone 12 that contains the Mini edition, for the first time.

After HomePod was introduced in India this year, Apple also introduced the HomePod Mini. Apple also announced that the native iPhone 12 — wireless loader, MagSafe, and Apple Watch are buyers of the duo device to complete it.

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About Sanjeev

Sanjeev is an IT Consultant and technology enthusiast. He has more than 15 years of experience in building and maintaining enterprise applications. He is been with Android from T-Mobile G1 time but recently shifted to iOS. He loves to code and play with the latest gadgets.

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