Apple introduces the iPhone 12 with 5G, A14 Bionic chip, MagSafe, LiDAR, and Pro/mini models

Apple today introduced the iPhone 12. The iPhone 12 features a new slimmer design with squared-off edges similar to the iPhone 5, a higher resolution Super Retina XDR 6.1″ display, ceramic shield screen protection technology, a new 5nm 6-core A14 Bionic chip, 4-core GPU, and – of course – 5G.

Other improvements include a new wide camera, better night mode capabilities, and an improved video camera. A new MagSafe system on the back of the photo allows for wireless charging as well as accessory capabilities.

Apple also introduced the iPhone 12 mini with a 5.4″ display with all the same features as the full-sized iPhone 12.

Prices start at $699 for the iPhone 12 mini and $799 for the iPhone 12. Verizon, for a limited time is going to offer the iPhone 12 for $15/month and the iPhone mini for $12/month. Apple, for the first time, is not including earbuds or a charger with its phone. It will, however, include a USB-C cable.

Finally, the new iPhone 12 Pro includes a stainless steel band, back glass, and elegant finishes. The Pro max features a 6.7″ display, the largest ever in an iPhone with the highest resolution ever. The Pro camera system features 65mm telephoto camera with 5X zoom, 10-bit HDR video recording, Dolby Vision 4K HDR recording, plus other camera and video improvements. LiDAR scanning with also be available with the iPhone 12 Pro.

The iPhone 12 Pro will be available starting at $999 for the 128GB Pro and $1099 for the 128GB Pro max.

The iPhone 12 is available for order on 10/16, while the 12 Pro and mini models will be available for order starting on 11/6.

Apple will continue selling the iPhone SE for $399 as well as the iPhone XR ($499) and base model iPhone 11 ($599).

We’ll be updating our iPhone Price Tracker with the latest iPhone 12 information as becomes available from Apple, its resellers, and its carriers.

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