At the official event, Appleintroduced four new 2020 smartphone models. The youngest models in the series are the iPhone 12 mini and iPhone 12, which have received support for 5G, more advanced cameras and the latest processor manufactured using a 5 nm process technology.
The design of the iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 mini is practicallyis the same and resembles the appearance of smartphones of the iPhone 5 series. Thus, Apple unified the appearance of the iPhone 12 and iPad Pro, releasing them with typical flat edges.
The base smartphone of the iPhone 12 line gets a screen6.1-inch, while the compact iPhone 12 mini is 5.4-inch. iPhone 12 is 11% thinner, 15% smaller and 16% lighter than last year's iPhone 11.
IPhone 12 Smartphone Screen with Super OLED MatrixRetina XDR supports a resolution of 2532x1170, which is 2 times higher than in the iPhone 11. When playing HDR content, the maximum brightness is maintained at 1200 nits. A similar matrix is received by the iPhone 12 mini smartphone, which supports a resolution of 2340x1080. The screens are protected by Apple's toughest protective ceramic glass, co-produced with Corning, called Ceramic Shield. This glass is 4 times more drop resistant than the best glass. At the top of the screen, the bangs familiar to the iPhone have been preserved, in which the front camera and the Face ID sensor are located.
In junior smartphones iPhone 12 mini and iPhone 12the main camera has been significantly improved with a main and ultra-wide-angle module. The main module with a 12 megapixel sensor receives a lens with 7 lenses and an f / 1.6 aperture. The ultra-wide-angle module (f / 2.4) with a 12 megapixel sensor receives a viewing angle of 120 degrees. In addition to new sensors, smartphones are supplied with an updated algorithm for processing shooting data. So Smart HDR is updated to the third version. All cameras, including the front one, support night video and photo shooting mode.
The hardware of both smartphones runs onproprietary 6-core A14 Bionic processor (11.8 billion transistors), manufactured using a 5-nm process technology. According to the developers, the new CPUs and GPUs are 50% more efficient than the previous generation.
Both models support 5th generation networks andoperate at a maximum download speed of 4 Gb / s. To save energy, the smartphone independently switches between 4G and 5G, focusing on the task at hand.
The new iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 mini smartphones support MagSafe wireless charging with a magnetic mount that keeps the device stationary on the charger.
As expected, Apple refused to bundle smartphones with power adapters and headphones. The kit will only include a Lightning to USB Type-C cable.
Pre-order for iPhone 12 in Russia is possiblewill be available starting October 21, and on iPhone 12 mini starting November 6. Price depending on the modification: iPhone 12 with 64 GB memory - 79 990 rubles, with 128 GB memory - 84 990 rubles with 256 GB memory - 94 990 rubles.
The iPhone 12 mini smartphones will be sold at the following prices: the model with 64 GB memory - 69,990 rubles, with 128 GB memory - 74,990 rubles and with 256 GB memory - 84,990 rubles.