iPhone 12 Pro and Pro Max unveiled with larger screens, 5G & better cameras
Apple’s premium smartphones iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro Max joined the iPhone 12 series lineup after iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Mini in Apple’s launch event yesterday. They come with larger displays, improved cameras, and 5G connectivity.
iPhone 12 Pro Specs:
iPhone 12 Pro comes with an OLED display of size 6.1 inches with slimmer bezels so that the smartphone doesn’t look bigger in size. It supports the resolution of 1770×2532 pixels with a peak brightness of 1200nits. But the disappointment is that it will have a 60Hz display like a regular smartphone.
It has a wide notch with a face ID embedded underneath which resulted that the phone doesn’t have an in-display fingerprint sensor. It also has a Ceramic Shield protection on the front and back and the chassis is made up of stainless steel. It is IP68 rated for dust and water resistance which can resist water for an hour under 6m of depth.
iPhone 12 is a 5G model and has a smart data mode that automatically switches between 5G and 4G to save the battery.
It will be shipped without charger and earbud in the box but a USB-C lighting cable will be provided which can be connected to the MacBook. According to the apple, it reduces carbon emission and they are on the way to become carbon neutral by 2030.
In the camera section, it has a primary camera of 12MP with an aperture of f/1.6 where the sensor gets 27% more light. The 12MP telephoto lens of aperture f/2.0 has a 52mm focal length that can magnify up to 2x than the primary camera. The ultrawide lens of 12MP of aperture f/2.4 has 120-degree FOV. iPhone 12 Pro and Pro Max are the only smartphones in the market to support recording Dolby Vision Video.
It is powered by A14 Bionic, the first 5nm chipset which has 50% higher performance than any other chipset as promoted by Apple.
You’ll have to buy MagSafe that is able to wirelessly charge with 15W input by attaching itself to the rear side of the phone. USB-C 20W charger is available for wired charging that can be bought exclusively.
Price and Availability:
It is available in Color options like Pacific Blue, Classic Gold, Classic Gray, and Classic Silver. It is available in configurations like 128GB, 256GB, and 512GB. The base price for iPhone 12 Pro is $999 (~NPR 1,16,899) that will be available for pre-orders from 16th October and will go on sale from 23rd October.
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iPhone 12 Pro Max Specs:
Most of the specs of the iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max are similar. We’ll be discussing here major differences.
iPhone 12 comes with an OLED display measuring 6.7 inches that support a resolution of 1284×2778 pixels with a peak brightness of 1200 nits.
Cameras of iPhone 12 Pro Max and iPhone 12 Pro have major differences. iPhone 12 Pro Max comes with a primary camera of 12MP f/1.6 that has 1.7µm pixels which is 47% larger than the iPhone 12 Pro. With aperture f/1.6, 87% more light can reach the sensor. And the telephoto can provide a magnification of 2.5x than the primary camera.
The rest of the specs like chipset, variants, color options, refresh rate, IP68 rating are as same as iPhone 12 Pro.
Price and Availability:
It is also available in variants like 128GB, 256GB, and 512GB with color options Pacific Blue, Classic Gold, Classic Gray, and Classic Silver. The base price for the smartphone is $1,099 (~NPR 1,29,416) and will be set for pre-orders from 6th November and will go on sale from 13th November.