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Apple’s September 15 event keeps us guessing

iPhone 12 rumor
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It’s September again and Apple announced a virtual event for 15th of the month. Apple has kind of made it a tradition to always wow its customers with its fall event. And everyone is here just by guess and by golly.

What Apple products are coming out? Is there an iPhone 12? Airpods Studio, iPad Air 4, Apple Watch 6 – what is it going to be? Everyone has a lots of questions running through their heads with no definitive answers. Therefore, your guess is as good as ours.

But the event is dubbed ‘Time Flies’, perhaps an introspection about 2020- the year of staying home due to coronavirus pandemic. Experts out there, however, have associated the title with launch of Apple Watch 6, and it might be the case. But what else besides that? Some also expect an iPhone 12 as the first complete 5G phone. To kill the suspense, we got to watch the event which starts at 10am PT from Apple Park in Cupertino, California.

Time Flies Apple event
Image: Apple via PCMag

Chatters about the iPhone 12

While the announcement of the next iPhone is uncertain, we have begun hearing early rumours of just how the iPhone 12 could look. However, Apple has already confirmed that iPhone 12 will not release as planned by the end of September. On the other hand, sources claim that the iPhone sequel could be available by the end of October.

While the wait may be worthwhile, there is speculation about major upgrades, including the first-ever 5G iPhone. Likewise, as per our understanding, the sequel of the iPhone 11 will have four variants: 12, 12 Max, 12 Pro, and 12 Pro Max. Additionally, the price of iPhone 12 may be cheaper than the price of the iPhone 11.

Apart from that, other big upgrades are expected compared to the previous versions. So, in this article, we’ve come up with all the rumoured features and functionality, plus the expected price. Also, we will be adding more features as soon as they roll in on the internet. Keep visiting us regularly to stay updated.

Murmurs about design

This year, there is heavy speculation and a reliable report that the iPhone 12 would have the same flat edge style as the older iPhones. The size and dimensions are expected to be similar to the iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro. The rare body of all the variants is still expected to be of glass.

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This year’s iPhone design could be the upgraded version of the iPhone 4
Source: Pikist

Some rumours also suggest that this year’s iPhone design could be the upgraded version of the iPhone 4. In addition to that, the new iPhone is expected to be thinner than the previous versions with a more protruding camera bump. The sim tray is also expected to reallocated with antennas moving wider.

Talk about size

There are rumours and reports that in 2020, not three but four different styles of iPhone will be included in the flagship lineup. Apple is planning to introduce two new variants: smaller sized 5.4-inch iPhone 12 and the 6.7-inch iPhone 12 Pro Max. With this, it looks like they are planning to target both the fans of the smaller and larger devices.

The lineup of 2020 iPhone variants will probably look like this:

  1. iPhone 12 – 5.4-inch display
  2. iPhone 12 Max – 6.1-inch display
  3. iPhone 12 Pro – 6.1-inch display
  4. Phone 12 Pro Max – 6.7-inch display

iPhone 12 pricing estimates

Early rumours suggest that the new iPhone price will be lesser than the previous version. The latest rumour suggests that the new iPhone 12 price may start at just $649, for the cheapest 5.4-inch model. While for the expensive model, iPhone 12 Pro Max price can go as high as $1,099. 

The rumored price of each variant are:

  • iPhone 12- 128gb- $649
  • iPhone 12- 256gb- $749
  • iPhone 12 Max- 128gb- $749
  • iPhone 12 Max- 256gb- $849
  • iPhone 12 Pro- 128gb- $999
  • iPhone 12 Pro- 256gb- $1,099
  • iPhone 12 Pro- 512gb- $1,299
  • iPhone 12 Pro Max- 128gb- $1,099
  • iPhone 12 Pro Max- 256gb- $1,199
  • iPhone 12 Pro Max- 512gb- $1,399

Some other rumors

  1. The upcoming iPhone 12 may line-up may come with OLED display
  2. iPhone 12 may come without earbuds or a power adapter
  3. The iPhone 12 might come with the new color, dark blue
  4. The rear-facing camera(s) of the iPhone 12 may have 3D depth-sensing technology
  5. iPhone 12 Pro Max will probably come with sensor-shift image stabilization
  6. All iPhone 12 models are likely to come up with A14 proessor
  7. The 2020 iPhones will be availabe with bigger batteries
  8. iPhone 12 may have next-gen connectivity

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