iPhone 12 and 12 Pro 5G: Apple unveils super-speedy new phone lineup
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Apple’s iPhones just got a lot faster. During its, the company unveiled its — and all four new devices , including the ultra-fast millimeter wave version. The company’s 5.4-inch iPhone 12 Mini, 6.1-inch , 6.1-inch iPhone 12 Pro and 6.7-inch iPhone 12 Max pack in some of the biggest advances Apple has made in years.
The two middle phones go on sale next week (), while the Mini and Max arrive in mid-November. The starting prices range from $699 for the Mini — making it — to $1,099 for the Max. All international versions of the iPhone come with 5G, but only the US versions have mmWave (Verizon has been the technology’s main proponent).
The entire iPhone 12 lineup features. The flatter sides give the iPhones a new feel for the first time in three years. All models come with a new, ultra-strong, Corning-designed front cover display, dubbed “ceramic shield.” It’s “tougher than any smartphone glass,” Apple said, and is four times less likely to crack if you drop it. The new phones come with Apple’s updated A14 Bionic, the same chip that’s in the . They also get .