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iPhone 12 Rumors’: Apple Likely To Launch New 5G iPhone And iPhone Mini; Is It Truly Coming In October?

The long-awaited Apple iPhone launch event has once again tipped to be in October. According to the latest tweet by the well-known YouTuber Jon Prosse, Apple is expected to reveal its latest iPhone. iPhone 12 is expected to be revealed in the month of October of the year 2020.

A Gist Of What Is To Come

The iPhones that are expected to be launched in October include iPhone 12 Mini, iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro, and iPhone 12 Pro Max. The YouTuber has confirmed some key specifications of the iPhone 12 series. As per Prosser, iPhone 12 Mini will be sporting a 5.4-inch display and will come with 64 GB storage for the entry-level model. The device will also be available in 128 GB and 256 GB storage options.

Proser has also revealed that the iPhone 12 will feature a 6.1-inch display and have 64 GB, 128 GB and 256 GB storage options.

Prosser has also mentioned, “Apple’s first shipment of final iPhone 12 units is going out to distributors on 5 October.” 

In a separate Tweet, Prosser said that the iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max storage configuration will begin from 128 GB. So worry not Apple lovers, this time Apple has something for everyone. In a separate tweet, the tipster said that the shipments going out to include iPhone 12 and iPhone mini. Unfortunately, the iPhone Pro models are still late.

The tipster also said that the iPhone Mini will sport two rear cameras and an OLED display.

Apple is known to launch its iPhone’s in the month of September, however, it seems like the launch has been delayed this year. We’re pretty sure this is due to obvious reasons.

Top Seven iPhone 12 Rumors

  • Apple said that the iPhone 12 will be launched a few weeks after mid-September. Therefore an October release date is highly possible.
  • There may be four iPhone 12 models in four different screen sizes: they are iPhone 12 Mini (5.4-inch) the iPhone 12 and 12 Pro (6.1-inch), 12 Pro Max (6.7-inch).
  • The iPhone 12 base model may be cheaper than the iPhone 11’s $699 starting price.
  • iPhone 12 phones may have 5G.
  • The iPhone 12 may not come with earbuds or a power adapter, does that mean it’ll have to bought separately? We’ll have to see.
  • iPhone 12 may come in dark blue.
  • A rear-facing camera(s) may have 3D depth-sensing technology.

iPhone 12 may have next-gen 5G connectivity

Several rumours have that that Apple will have 5G connectivity this year. More specifically, Apple analyst Ming-chi Kuo expects the company to unveil three 5G phones, and Fast Company reported that Apple may use its own proprietary 5G antennas. There are a couple of reasons why Apple didn’t jump on the trend in the year 2019. the reasons are:

  1. Apple usually isn’t the first in on mobile trends, preferring instead to perfect an emerging technology before committing to it. For example, Apple was behind its competitors in making phones with 3G and 4G LTE connectivity. This was back when those networks had just launched.
  2. Apple stopped working with the leading 5G modem provider, Qualcomm. This was because of a dispute over Qualcomm’s licensing fees. The two companies (Apple and Qualcomm) settled their litigation in April 2019 and then later agreed to a multiyear 5G chip deal. This led to Apple’s previous partner of 5G modems, Intel, to ultimately exit the 5G phone modem business altogether. Apple later acquired Intel’s smartphone modem business for $1 billion. Apple is still working with Qualcomm, but it got started too late to launch a 5G phone last year when a few of its rivals released their 5G models, like the Galaxy S10 5GLG V50 5G and OnePlus 7 Pro 5G.

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