Apple's New iPhones Impress with 5G, Advanced Design and Processing Power
by TechMainstream Staff
October 16, 2020
iPhone 12 Pro, Image/Apple
(Tech Mainstream) Apple recently released the new iPhone 12 Pro, iPhone 12 Pro Max, iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 mini. The new iPhone models all share exciting features including 5G speed, a fast A14 Bionic chip, eye-catching and functional design and "Ceramic Shield," a better than glass alternative. The iPhone Pro and iPhone Pro Max have a number of exclusive features, hence a higher price tag which for many may be worth the extra money.
Now to the iPhone 12 Pro models stats.The iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max come in four fascinating finishes, Pacific Blue, Gold, Silver, and Graphite The iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max have a 6.1” Super Retina XDR display and 6.7” Super Retina XDR display respectively. The Pro Max display is more intense than ever in an iPhone with over 3.4 million pixels in the iPhone 12 Pro Max alone.
Both Pro iPhones come with Ceramic Shield front, which is "tougher than any smartphone glass," superfast wireless 5G- "5G transforms iPhone with accelerated wireless speeds and better performance on congested networks. Now you can download huge files on the go or stream high-quality HDR movies," A14 Bionic chip, iOS 14, LiDAR Scanner for Night mode portraits and next‑level AR- "iPhone 12 Pro uses a LiDAR Scanner to measure how long it takes light to reflect back from objects. So it can create a depth map of whatever space you’re in," surgical-grade stainless steel design, Pro 12MP camera system, textured matte glass back and industry‑leading IP68 water resistance.
The major difference between the iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max is camera differences. For the wide camera the iPhone 12 Pro Max has 1.7 µm pixels and Sensor-shift OIS instead OIS. The iPhone 12 Pro Max telephoto camera has a 65 mm focal length and ƒ/2.2 aperture.
As for video recording, the iPhone 12 Pro not only includes 10‑bit HDR recording, capturing 700 million colors for lifelike video, but also recording in Dolby Vision- "the format used by film studios." It should be noted that recording in Dolby Vision is "something no pro movie camera, let alone any other phone, can do."
For both iPhone Pro models, MagSafe accessories are available and include a snap on magnetic case (and/or wallet) to facilitate faster wireless charging. MagSafe accessories can be purchased here.
Other interesting facts about the iPhone Pro include best worldwide coverage- iPhone 12 Pro has up to 20 5G bands and up to 32 LTE bands- more than any other smartphone, twice the starting storage- Phone 12 Pro starts at 128GB of storage up to 512GB; more camera shots, less lag, spatial audio with Dolby Atmos- "Sound moves around you in 3D space, so you feel like you’re inside the action" and recycled rare earth in magnets- "iPhone 12 Pro uses 100% recycled rare earth elements in all magnets, including those in our MagSafe accessories."
One of the stand out iPhone Pro features is the Dual SIM with eSIM, so you can have a personal number and a business number on the same iPhone which makes it a good phone for business activity to be sure.
The best fact about the iPhone 12 ($799USD) is the price, $200 cheaper than the iPhone 12 Pro ($999USD). The iPhone 12 Pro Max can be purchased for $1099USD. The iPhone12 mini ($699USD) is the world’s smallest, thinnest, lightest 5G phone.
Just like the iPhone 12 Pro models, iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 mini have 5G speed- download movies on the fly, stream higher-quality video, FaceTime in HD less lag, A14 Bionic chip- next‑generation Neural Engine, Ceramic Shield front- 4x better drop performance, night mode on every camera- captures incredible low-light shots, aerospace-grade aluminum edges, Super Retina XDR display, dual 12MP camera system and splash, water, and dust resistant.
Since the iPhone12 has the same A14 Bionic chip as the iPhone 12 Pro, 4K HDR video recording with Dolby Vision is also possible. The iPhone 12 like the iPhone 12 Pro, also has Dual SIM with eSIM and is capable of having two phone numbers- ideal for use as a business phone and a personal phone on one iPhone.
The iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 mini both sport Black, White, (PRODUCT)RED , Green, Blue finishes. MagSafe accessories are available for iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 mini as well.