New Delhi : The Apple iPhone 12 launch event has finally begun and is set to kick off on Tuesday (October 13, 2020) evening. The long-awaited mega event takes place almost a month later than usual due to the COVID-19 outbreak.
The tech giant will launch four new iPhone models with 5G support at the’Hi, Speed’ event, which is known to be airing in Cupertino, California.
Here are all the details you need to know from the event.
Apple event timing, live stream details:
Apple Events start at 10 AM Pacific Time (10:30 PM U.S. Standard Time) and are virtually held in Apple Park. It is broadcast live through the dedicated Apple Events site and YouTube. To see the event live, you need to log in to the Apple event site.
Expected announcements during Apple events:
If you believe there are rumors, Apple will be releasing four new iPhone models at this event: iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro, iPhone 12 Pro Max, and iPhone 12 Mini. All new models are known to support 5G, and US versions of these smartphones will be equipped with antennas for faster mmWave frequencies. Apple is also expected to unveil the new HomePod (read HomePod mini) or over-the-ear headphones.
iPhone 12 Series Estimated Price:
The iPhone 12 mini seems to be the cheapest model in the latest family with a starting price tag of around Rs. 51,200. The iPhone 12 is likely to start at Rs. Starting prices for the iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max can be around Rs 73,200 and Rs 80,600, respectively.
Expected Specs for iPhone 12:
Speculation is rampant that iPhone 12 series smartphones will feature an OLED Super Retina XDR display and will have a Ceramic Shield glass cover on top. The new smartphone can also use Apple’s A14 Bionic SoC. Weibo’s post claimed that the new iPhone model will support 15W wireless charging called MagSafe.
Some reports claim that the iPhone 12 mini and iPhone 12 offer dual rear cameras, the iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max offer triple rear cameras, and the third camera is a LiDAR sensor.
Meanwhile, Reuters reported that Apple’s share price rose 6.4% on Monday, adding $128 billion to the stock price.