At 1 am on October 14th, Beijing time, Apple held a new product launch conference. The first product released the new HomePod, and the second product was the long-awaited iPhone 12.
Cook is expressing the first place in iPhone user satisfaction, and at the same time announcing that iPhone 12 will be equipped with 5G, faster network speed, lower latency, and also has higher privacy protection, obtaining extremely fast download and upload speeds.
In addition, the iPhone 12 has the most 5G frequency bands in mobile phones. In order to use LTE billion to extend battery life when not using 5G networks, Apple has currently conducted 5G tests with 100 operators in 30 regions, including China Mobile, China Unicom and Telecom.
The appearance of the iPhone 12 is the same as the previous news. Compared with the iPhone 11, the edges and corners are more obvious and square. There are five colors of black, white, red, green and blue, and the rear dual camera is the same as the iPhone 11. The front of iPhone 12 is equipped with an Apple customized 6.1-inch OLED Super Retina XDR display with a resolution of 2532*1170 and a pixel density of 460ppi, which is twice that of iPhone 11. It is also equipped with a stronger screen protection glass, which has 4 times the fall protection capability. , Its screen has a narrower frame, and the overall volume is 15% smaller than the previous generation, 11% thinner, and 16% lighter.
The iPhone 12 is equipped with an A14 bionic chip, based on a 5nm process, with 1.18 billion transistors, which is 40% more than the A13. It has a 6-core CPU and a 4-core GPU. The neural engine reaches 16 cores, which is double the previous and 80% faster %, 11 trillion operations can be performed per second.
iPhone 12 is equipped with dual cameras, a 12-megapixel ultra-wide-angle lens and a brand-new 12-megapixel wide-angle lens. The performance of the f/1.6 and 7P lens in low-light environments is improved by 27%. The newly added Smart HDR 3 can recognize more elements and the night scene mode has been further improved.
On the iPhone 12, Apple is equipped with MagSafe wireless charging technology. The wireless charging power reaches 15W. The MagSafe Duo wireless charger was unveiled, which can be folded and can charge both iPhone and Apple Watch.
The iPhone 12 uses a brand new package, which is flatter. The USB-C to Lightning adapter is included in the package, but there is no charger or headset.
In addition to the iPhone 12, Apple also brought the iPhone 12 mini. The only difference from the iPhone 12 is that the screen has become 5.4 inches, which is currently the smallest, lightest and thinnest 5G mobile phone.
The screen sizes of iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max are 6.1 inches and 6.7 inches, respectively, with 2778*1284 resolution, 458ppi, 2000000:1 contrast ratio, 1200nit maximum brightness, stainless steel middle frame, while iPhone 12 is aluminum alloy with silver , Graphite, gold and blue colors, support IP68 dustproof and waterproof. It is also equipped with A14 bionic chip, which also has a very important influence on mobile phone photography.
The rear three cameras of the two phones are still 12 million pixels, which are wide-angle, ultra-wide-angle and telephoto, but the sensor has been upgraded. The new wide-angle lens has an f/1.6 aperture, which is the same as the iPhone 12, with an 87% increase in light input. In addition, the iPhone 12 Pro is equipped with a 52mm telephoto lens that supports four times optical zoom; the iPhone 12 Pro Max is equipped with a 65mm telephoto lens that provides five times optical zoom.
It is also equipped with a new "Sensor Shift" optical image stabilization system, and at the same time increased the LiDAR lidar on the iPad Pro, the focus speed in low-light environments is increased by six times, and the AR function is also more powerful. In addition, there is a new photo editing function Apple ProRAW.
In terms of video, the iPhone 12 Pro series supports 10bit HDR 4K 60 fps "Dolby Vision" video shooting, and can directly shoot, edit, watch and share "Dolby Vision" HDR videos on the phone.
In terms of price, iPhone 12 mini starts at $699, iPhone 12 starts at $799, iPhone 12 Pro starts at $999, iPhone 12 Pro Max starts at $1,099, iPhone 12 mini and iPhone 12 start at 64GB, iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max Start with 128GB storage. The iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro will be pre-ordered on October 16th and shipped on October 23rd. The iPhone 12 mini and iPhone 12 Pro Max will be available for pre-order on November 6.