Today (October 13, 2020) Apple hosted yet another event. At this one Apple released some things that will be changing the tech industry for years to come. Let’s take a look.
iPhone 12 Pro & Pro Max
This is the one that everyone has been waiting for. The iPhone 12 Pro and Pro Max now include 5G technology. This allows users to access the amazing super high-speed 5G networks that are available around the world.
iPhone features a new Ceramic Shield front cover which will make iPhone more durable than ever.
The iPhone 12 features a new A14 Bionic chip. This chip has 11.8 Billion (yes billion) transistors compared to the 6 billion in the A13 Bionic. This will provide a much faster and better gaming experience and an even better overall experience.
On the back, you will now find the same LiDAR scanner that you found on the 2020 iPad. iPhone 12 Pro and Pro Max come in 4 beautiful stainless steel finishes, including graphite, silver, gold, and pacific blue.
iPhone uses a beautiful Super Retina XDR display that stretches farther to the edges so you can have the same screen size on a smaller phone.
This year iPhone will NOT include the following items in the box: Lightning Headphones, USB Wall adapter.
Starting this year, iPhones will no longer include a USB power adapter. A USB-C to lightning cable will still be included. Doing this will reduce box sizes allowing more to be packed on shipping pallets. Doing this is equivalent to removing 450,000 cars from the world every year. Apple is still trying to reach their goal of being completely renewable by 2030.
Pre-orders for iPhone 12 Pro begin Friday, October 16, with availability beginning Friday, October 23. iPhone 12 Pro Max will be available for pre-order Friday, November 6, and in stores beginning Friday, November 13.
The iPhone 12 Pro starts at $999 and the iPhone 12 Pro Max starts at $1099
iPhone 12 & iPhone 12 Mini
The iPhone 12 & 12 mini also feature the new 5G technology. The features are very similar to the Pro and Pro Max
The iPhone 12 & iPhone 12 Mini both come in 5 beautiful aluminum finishes, including blue, green, black, white, and (PRODUCT)RED.
Pre-orders for iPhone 12 begin Friday, October 16, with availability beginning Friday, October 23. iPhone 12 mini will be available for pre-order beginning Friday, November 6, and in stores beginning Friday, November 13.
iPhone 12 is priced at $799 and the iPhone 12 Mini is priced at $699
It’s the HomePod you all know and love but at a smaller size. HomePod Mini syncs with all of your favorite Apple products including but not limited to iPhone, iPad, AirPods, AirPods Pro, and even CarPlay.
Today, Apple released another feature on HomePod called Intercom. This allows you to send voice messaged to individual or groups of HomePods.
When someone in your house sends an intercom message, all members of your household will receive a notification that will allow them to either listen or reply.
The HomePod Mini will ship on November 16th for the low price of $99.
The new line of MagSafe cases will snap to the back of your iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro. This allows super fast charging with their new MagSafe chargers. The new MagSafe case comes in the colors Plum, Deep Navy, Kumquat, Cyprus Green, Pink Citrus, White, Black, and (PRODUCT)Red and it’s priced at $49.00.
A clear case is also available for the same price.
Another variant of the MagSafe cases includes a leather wallet on the back. It is priced at $59.99 and comes in the colors Baltic Blue, California Poppy, Saddle Brown, and Black.
Lastly, The MagSafe and MagSafe Duo charging pads were released today. The MagSafe duo charger allows you to charge your phone and your Apple Watch at the same time. The MagSafe charger starts at $39.99. Pricing and availability has not yet been released for the MagSafe duo charger.
Pre-orders for the MagSafe accessories will likely start at the same time as the iPhone 12.