Apples biggest occasion of the year, Hi, Speed, unveiled not one, but a family of four new 5G-enabled iPhones.

AppleHi, Speed” showcase virtually occurred in the form of a presentation, live-streamed from their Apple Park Headquarters, located in Cupertino, California, on the 13th October at 10 a.m PDT.

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The digital event showcased a series of handsets, set to launch on the 23rd October 2020. 

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The brand new iPhone 12 handsets characterise a new layout, new colourings, OLED screen as opposed to LCD, 5G connectivity, Pro feature expansions, a variety of modifications to the 12-megapixel digicam on the rear, the phone’s battery life, HDR recording in Dolby Vision and ProRAW 4K editing capabilities of up to 60 frames per second.

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Tim Cook, CEO of Apple Inc, articulated: 

Today is the day of a new era for iPhone. Were bringing 5G to iPhone.

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He later added:

“5G will bring a new level of performance for downloads and uploads, higher quality video-streaming, more responsive gaming, real-time interactivity and so much more.

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According to Apple, the new iPhone 12 will operate on the companys A14 Bionic chip in conjunction with Verizon’s 5G network.

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When it comes to the UK market price, the four smartphone models introduced by Apple are priced as followed:

iPhone 12 – 6.1-inch OLED screen priced at £799

iPhone 12 mini – 5.4-inch OLED screen priced at £699

iPhone 12 Pro – 6.1-inch OLED screen priced at £999

iPhone 12 Pro Max – 6.7-inch OLED screen priced at £1,099

The iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro models will be available for pre-order on the 16th October, followed by the iPhone 12 Mini and the iPhone 12 Pro Max which will be available to pre-order from 6th November. 

Words by Oshane Beach