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Even though the iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro won’t arrive in the hands of customers until October 23rd, the packaging has already leaked. Since the iPhone will no longer come with wired EarPods or a wall charger for sustainability reasons, the box is obviously a lot less bulky. However, each handset will come packaged with a USB-C to Lightning cable, which can either be plugged into a computer or adapter for charging. Read more for a video and additional information.
Don’t need the Pro features, but still want an iPhone with 5G connectivity? There’s the 5.4-inch iPhone 12 and 6.1-inch iPhone 12 Mini. Boasting an expansive edge-to-edge Super Retina XDR display, a new Ceramic Shield front cover, the Apple-designed A14 Bionic, an advanced dual-camera system, and MagSafe, which enables high-powered wireless charging as well as compatibility with an all-new ecosystem of accessories that securely attach to the iPhone. Read more for two videos and additional information.
Finally, the Apple iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max have been officially unveiled. Both models feature a revamped design with edge-to-edge Super Retina XDR displays, protected by the all-new Ceramic Shield front cover, which makes the handsets more durable than ever. The biggest upgrade comes in the way of Apple’s A14 Bionic chip, the fastest chip in a smartphone, great for things like Apple ProRAW for more creative control in photos, while enabling the first end-to-end Dolby Vision video experience, up to 60 fps. Read more for two videos and additional information.
Apple officially sent out invites for a product launch event on Oct. 13, where it’s expected to reveal the iPhone 12. It kicks off at 10 a.m. PT / 1 p.m. ET and will be streamed online for all to see. The press invite says “Hi, Speed,” confirming that the rumors of 5G iPhones are most likely true, since 5G is a next-generation cellular network that promises faster data speeds for things such as downloading and streaming. Read more for a video and additional information.
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Caviar has been releasing luxurious versions of famous smartphones since the iPhone X, and their latest creation is of Apple’s yet to be announced iPhone 12 Pro. This special Apple 1 Edition was modeled after the original computer from 1976. Featuring a natural wood shell identical to the Apple I, a “Hello World” program, matching keypad, and even a piece of the original motherboard. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
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Apple’s long-awaited Fall event is just days away, and leaks are already happening. First up, it’s rumored that the new Apple Watch Series 6 will come in a new color, possibly blue to match the iPhone 12 Pro Max. This model will reportedly have fast-charging, which makes it perfect for WatchOS 7, since the sleep-tracking capabilities will mean you’ll have to wear it for longer periods. You can expect the order page to go up on September 15th, the same day that it’s announced. Read more to see a leaked Target circular that has a placeholder for the iPhone 12.
Filip Koroy, better known as EverythingApplePro online, has managed to get his hands on an alleged Apple 6.1-inch iPhone 12 Pro chassis. From the short video, you can see it has iPhone 4-inspired flat sides, three camera lenses, an LED flash, and the LiDAR scanner. Other things that stand out include a relocated SIM tray and a new slot on the right side of the phone that could be where the 5G antenna resides. Read more for the video and additional information.
YouTuber MrBeast (aka Jimmy Donaldson) has a gargantuan following on the video sharing platform, or somewhere along the lines of 38-million, so it’s no surprise that he decided to create an app-based challenge unlike any other. Called “Finger on the App,” this piece of software was developed in partnership with internet startup MSCHF, and the winner would have been the player who could keep their finger in constant contact with the app the longest. Read more for two videos and additional information.
Apple CarKey is a new feature in iOS 14 that works exactly as it sounds. It’s a digital car key that give users a secure way to use their iPhone or Apple Watch to unlock as well as start their car. They can even be shared using Messages, or disabled through iCloud if a device is lost. This functionality will go live later this year through NFC, possibly at the time of the iPhone 12 launch, for the 2021 BMW 5 Series. Read more for a video and additional information.
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We’re just a few months away from the official iPhone 12 reveal, which is expected to happen some time in September at an Apple press event. To kick things off this week, New Zealand-based Apple Premium Reseller Jin Store leaked some alleged mockups based on CAD models. They show the base 5.4″ iPhone 12, 6.1″ iPhone 12 Max, 6.1″ iPhone 12 Pro, and the largest model, a 6.7″ iPhone 12 Pro Max. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.