Even after the launch of the new iPhone SE, Apple is expected to launch four more iPhones by the end of this year. All the upcoming iPhones are expected to feature OLED screens and 5G connectivity. Still, only the iPhone 12 Pro models will get access to two essential features related to high-refresh-rate display and 5G connectivity.
iPhone 12 Release Date, Price, Rumors, Leaks, and News
While everyone is expecting Apple to announce next-generation iPhones sometime in the third quarter of 2020, some models could see a delay due to the COVID-19 pandemic and other issues. According to a new report from analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, 5G iPhones with mmWave connectivity also face a potential launch delay.
Apple is looking to create a stockpile of inventory of 5G iPhones amidst the uncertainty due to the coronavirus outbreak. The company has informed many of its suppliers that it intends to make about 213 million iPhone units through March 2021, up 4% from the same timeframe last year. The increase in units come despite the world economy going into a deep recession due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
YouTuber Jon Prosser has posted the schematics of the iPhone 12 showing the smaller notch and how Apple will achieve that.
YouTuber EverythingApplePro has leaked the design of the iPhone 12 Pro Max which is rumored to be the flagship iPhone model for 2020. The design of the iPhone 12 Pro is an amalgamation of the iPhone 11 Pro’s rear and the iPad Pro chassis design.
Goldman Sachs is expecting iPhone shipments to drop by 36% in Q3 due to the coronavirus outbreak. It also believes that Apple will only get around to launching its iPhone 12 lineup in November as the global travel limitations have hampered its final engineering and production process.
A new Bloomberg report details that Apple will be launching the iPhone 12 lineup this year with a smaller notch. The design of the 2020 iPhone lineup will also be inspired by the company’s recently launched iPad Pro and may feature flat-edges.
Report: 6.7-inch iPhone 12 Pro Max Release Delayed to October; New iPhone SE May Be Released This Week
Apple was widely expected to launch the much-awaited iPhone 12 series in September. However, according to analyst Jeff Pu from Chinese research firm GF Securities, the launch of at least the 6.7-inch iPhone 12 model may be delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic.
New image glyphs presumably found in an internal build of iOS 14 add further credence to rumors of the 2020 5G iPhone 12 lineup shipping with a smaller notch. The glyphs also confirm home screen widgets on the iPhone’s home screen in iOS 14.
A new leak surrounding the iPhone 12 series from YouTuber Jon Prosser has revealed quite a bit of new information about these devices. The leak says that the prototyping stage of the iPhone 12 lineup is almost done. This is usually done by end of January every year but there has been a delay this time around due to the coronavirus outbreak.