Moneycontrol PRO
you are here: HomeNewsTechnology

Apple to hold digital-only event on September 15, likely to unveil iPhone 12

The company typically reveals its fall lineup of Apple products during an event at its headquarters in Cupertino, California in September, but this year the event will be a virtual one only due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

September 09, 2020 / 07:45 AM IST
Apple has finally unveiled the much-anticipated iPhone 11 lineup. The three new iPhones launched this year include the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max

Apple has finally unveiled the much-anticipated iPhone 11 lineup. The three new iPhones launched this year include the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max

Apple announced on September 8 that a digital media event will take place on September 15 where the company is expected to unveil its newest iPhones. Apple hasn't disclosed any other detail other than that it is likely to start at 10 am Pacific Time.

The company typically reveals its fall lineup of Apple products during an event at its headquarters in Cupertino, California in September, but this year the event will be a virtual one only due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Apple is rumoured to launch four new iPhone 12 models — two premium Pro models and two affordable variants.

Besides, Apple’s event may also confirm the release dates for iOS, iPadOS, and tvOS 14, watchOS 7, and macOS Big Sur, operating systems that were introduced at WWDC in June.

The iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Max will succeed the iPhone 11, whereas the iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max will be a successor to the iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max.

Close

A recent report mentioned that Apple will launch the iPhone 12 series at a slightly higher price compared to the iPhone 11 series. TrendForce states that iPhone 12 will be priced at $699 (roughly Rs 51,200), whereas the iPhone 12 Max will be launched starting at $799 (roughly Rs. 58,500).

The report also claims that iPhone 12 Pro price will be between $1,049 (roughly Rs. 76,800) and $1,099 (roughly Rs. 80,500).

The most premium model, iPhone 12 Pro Max, will cost somewhere between $1,149 (roughly Rs. 84,100) to USD 1,199 (roughly Rs. 87,800).

The iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Max will sport a dual-camera setup, whereas the iPhone 12 Pro and the iPhone 12 Pro Max will carry a triple-camera system. The Pro models are rumoured to get the LiDAR.

Apple is said to offer bigger batteries on the iPhone 12 series, primarily due to excessive power consumption, thanks to 5G. iPhone 12 Pro Max will have a 4,400 mAh battery, as opposed to the iPhone 11 Pro Max’s 3,969 mAh battery.

The iPhone 11 was launched for $699. The affordable iPhone 11 model was launched in India for Rs 64,900 and is now available for Rs 68,300 after the GST hike.

The iPhone 11 Pro and 11 Pro Max currently start in India at Rs 1,06,600 and Rs 1,17,100, respectively.
Moneycontrol News
first published: Sep 8, 2020 10:11 pm

stay updated

Get Daily News on your Browser
Sections
ISO 27001 - BSI Assurance Mark