Apple Launched iPhone 12 Mini & iPhone 12 With A14 Bionic At Hi, Speed On Oct 13

Apple Launched iPhone 12 Mini & iPhone 12 With A14 Bionic At Hi, Speed On Oct 13

Apple Launched iPhone 12 Mini & iPhone 12 With A14 Bionic At Hi, Speed On Oct 13

by October 14, 2020

The tech mogul Apple’s launch event happens each year in September, however, it got delayed this year, all thanks to the pandemic. In an online-only event, yesterday at Apple Park, Cupertino, the brand has finally revealed the iPhone 12 lineup with a new Mini variant. A total of 4 new iPhones are launched this year instead of 3 like previous years. The base variant is the iPhone 12 Mini and the brand is trying to shift its focus again on providing smartphones with a compact design and build. Both the models, the iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Mini come equipped with 5G-support, high-performance A14 Bionic, and Super Retina XDR display.

iPhone 12 Mini and iPhone 12: Key specs & features

The more affordable, iPhone 12 Mini along with the standard iPhone 12 will come with OLED displays having the brand’s own Super Retina XDR tech. The Mini model will have a smaller 5.4-inch screen whereas the standard model will offer 6.1-inch. The screen is protected by Corning’s Ceramic Shield glass for shatter and scratch resistance. Both the smartphones will draw their power from A14 Bionic built on 5 nano-meter construction. The processor made its first appearance on this year’s iPads. The chipset is claimed to provide up to 50% enhanced performance compared to its Android counterparts.

Coming to the optics, the devices will feature a dual-camera array that will house a 12MP primary sensor paired with another 12MP ultra-wide lens. The camera interface on iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Mini will offer Smart HDR 3, night mode, time-lapse for night mode, etc.

On the software side, both the devices will boot on iOS 14. The smartphones will come with WiFi 6, 5G-support, LTE, dual-SIM (nano-SIM and e-SIM), lightning port, etc. Users will also get wireless charging through MagSafe where the chargers can easily be lined up with the smartphones using magnets. The latest MagSafe tech will also be compatible with all the Qi chargers. The wireless charging can go up to 15W on the new iPhones. The tech will be expanded to other manufactures like Belkins, as well. They were also given a slot in Apple’s keynote yesterday.

Both the models come with IP68 certification allowing you to go up to 6 meters underwater for 30 minutes.

Pricing & availability

Apple’s iPhone 12 & iPhone 12 Mini will come in five color variants, Blue, Green, Black, White, and Product[RED]. The base variant iPhone 12 Mini will be priced at ₹69,900, and the iPhone 12 will start at ₹79,900. Both the models will come in 64GB, 128GB, and 256GB variants. The standard iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Mini will put on sale from Oct 30 and Nov 13, respectively.