Apple’s iPhone 12 range is officially delayed, but it’s the company’s controversial design decisions that are the real talking point, and now new leaks have revealed what may be the biggest of all.
Working together, popular YouTuber Filip Koroy (aka EverythingApplePro) and prolific leaker Max Weinbach, have revealed that Apple has decided to differentiate the iPhone 12 Pro Max from other iPhone 12 models and that means you’ll have to make big (and expensive). for the best features in 2020.
“The giant 6.7-inch iPhone [12 Pro Max] it will truly be considered a flagship this year, ”says Koroy. “It will have the best display and the best cameras … The [iPhone] 11 Pro and 11 Pro Max were really the same devices, 12 Pro and 12 Pro Max will be more differentiated. “
Koroy doesn’t break down these differences, but recent rumors have speculated that the iPhone 12 Pro Max may be the only new iPhone to sport Apple’s exciting new LiDAR camera. Apple’s decision to downgrade the batteries of the new iPhones will have minimal impact on the iPhone 12 Pro Max model as well, which could also mean it is the only model to have a 120Hz ProMotion display, despite fears that all models will lose.
But the big problem is that not everyone wants a 6.7-inch smartphone, and Koroy explains that the range’s edgy new design is only capable of reinforcing those feelings:
“The source of Max Weinbach, who had practical time with 6.7[-inch iPhone] 12 Pro Max, he is saying that it is quite uncomfortable [to hold]. The larger the size, the more it digs into your palm, and depending on the size of your hands, it could be a problem. Cases might alleviate this problem, but it’s definitely a very polished and sharp piece of hardware. ”
The other inconvenient aspect of the iPhone 12 Pro Max is its price. Leaks earlier this month revealed increases for each new model, with the iPhone 12 Pro Max now starting at $ 1,199.
Is this price increase deserved? Yes and no. The main driver behind it is the inclusion of an expensive 5G mmWave modem which has also seen rivals push prices skyrocketing. That said, Apple is also cutting cuts with the iPhone 12 line-up. Aside from the downgraded batteries and their impact for 120Hz displays, Apple will also be removing the wall charger and EarPods from the box. This has obvious environmental benefits, but may not be suitable for customers in combination with the price increase.
All of this means that the iPhone 12 range will likely be one of Apple’s most polarizing iPhone releases to date. My advice: the cheapest model looks the best.
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