The iPhone 12 replaces its predecessor’s IPS LCD with a Super XDR OLED display of the same 6.1-inch diagonal and a much higher 2532x1170px resolution. The screen has a standard refresh rate of 60Hz. Apple calls it Ceramic Shield and it was co-developed with Gorilla Glass.
The iPhone 12 supports mmWave in the US as well as the more widely spread sub-6GHz 5G. The iPhone 12 comes in a myriad of colour variantsGreen, Product Red, White, Black and a new Blue. The phone’s sides are matte, while its back is glossy, the opposite of the iPhone 12 Pro models.
Apple’s A14 Bionic powers the iPhone 12. It has a 6-core (2 powerful and 4 efficient cores) CPU and 4-core GPU. Apple claims the A14 Bionic is 50% faster in both CPU and GPU than any other smartphone chipset.
The Apple iPhone 12 will have a new 12MP wide camera with a brighter f/1.6 aperture and an additional 12MP f/2.4 ultrawide shooter.
Regular Qi wireless chargers go up to 7.5W, while wired charging maxes out at 20W if you purchase the required adapter. Pre-orders for the iPhone 12 will open on October 16 and shipments will begin on October 23.