Apple iPhone 12 Series Launch Event Highlights: iPhone 12 series launched from $699, HomePod at $99
New Delhi | Jagran Tech Desk: Apple's 'Hi Speed' launch event is underway where the Cupertino-based giant has unveiled the four variants of iPhone 12 series - iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro, iPhone Pro Max and iPhone Mini. The company also launched the new HomePod Mini smart speaker.
The four new iPhone 12 models will range in size from 5.4-inches to 6.7-inches. All four models are expected to come with OLED displays and the new A14 Bionic processor, along with iOS 14. As far as pricing is concerned, the iPhone 12 series is expected to start at $699 and go up to $1099 for the Pro model.
Here are the highlights from Apple's 'Hi Speed' launch event:
11:21 pm: Features of iPhone 12 Pro Max:
65mm telephoto camera with 4x optical zoom
11:17 pm: No charging adapter and no earpods. Apple will just include a a Lightning to USB Type-C cable for charging.
11:15 pm: iPhone 12 Mini launched with 5.4 inch display and features same as iPhone 12.
11:08 pm: The iPhone 12 gets 12MP primary and 12MP wide units, along with computational photography that enables Smart HDR 3, Night Mode with faster aperture. The company adds Night Mode time lapse on the iPhone 12.
11:02 pm: Apple iPhone 12 to come with A14 bionic chip which the company claims will give 50 per cent better performance to new iPhones. The A14 Bionic gets an 80% faster Neural Engine, and 70% faster machine learning accelerators.
10:57 pm: To make add strength to the display of then iPhone 12, Apple has included a new 'Ceramic Shield' technology.
10:55 pm: Apple iPhone 12 comes with 5G technology, flat edges, OLED XTR display.
10:50 pm: Apple claims 5G on iPhone will be the fastest, at least in the US with mobile internet bandwidth of 4Gbps, with 200Mbps upload speeds, on the Verizon Ultra Wideband internet.
10:48 pm: Tim Cook Cook confirms 5G support for the new iPhone series.
10:42 pm: HomePod Mini priced at $99. Booking starts from November 6, shipping from
10:39 pm: HomePod will add Amazon Prime soon. It can also recognise of each member of the house.
10:38 pm: HomePod Mini Features:
- passive radiator for the bass
- 360-degree audio
- Apple S5 chip
- touch backlit display on the top for controls
10:36 pm: 4-range dynamic driver, bringing amazing sound into your home.
10:33 pm: Tim Cook addresses the event from Apple Park. HomePod Mini launched.
10:25 pm: The 'Hi Speed' launch event is set to begin shortly.
10:15 pm: As per the “leaked” info on the upcoming series, iPhone 12 is expected to come in a iPhone 4-like design with flatter sides instead of the curved design.
10:12 pm: Apple will be offering free AirPods to iPhone 11 buyers who shop from the online India Apple store or by simply visiting Apple’s India website. The Diwali offer will start from October 17.
10:09 pm: The iPhone 12 series variants will be the company's first 5G-enabled phones, promising faster internet speeds.
10:08 pm: The virtual event will be streamed live from inside the Apple Park and will be available on company's website as well as its official YouTube channel.
Posted By: Abhinav Gupta