DUBAI: Apple announced the prices for the new iPhone 12 models and iPhone 12 mini in the UAE. All the new models feature 5G-capability. The iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 mini come in a new design and include A14 Bionic, the most powerful phone chip from Apple.
They also feature an advanced dual-camera system, and a Super Retina XDR display with the Ceramic Shield front cover. The newly-designed iPhone 12 models feature edge-to-edge Super Retina XDR displays, more immersive viewing experience. Apple stated the front cover provid the biggest jump in durability ever on iPhone. A quick look at UAE prices for the new smartphones:
iPhone 12 prices, start from:
- Dh2,999 for 5.4-inch display iPhone 12 mini
- Dh3,399 for 6.1-inch display iPhone 12
- Dh4,199 for 6.1-inch display iPhone 12 Pro
- Dh4,699 for 6.7-inch display iPhone 12 Pro Max
Pre-orders, availability in stores
Pre-orders for iPhone 12 begin on Friday, October 16, with availability from Friday, October 23. iPhone 12 mini will be available for pre-order beginning Friday, November 6, and in stores beginning Friday, November 13, the company said.
These are the US prices for the new and existing models.
The A14 Bionic, the fastest chip in a smartphone, powers every experience on iPhone 12, and coupled with an advanced dual-camera system, delivers meaningful new “computational photography” features, with what Apple says is the highest quality video in a smartphone. iPhone 12 models also introduce MagSafe, offering high-powered wireless charging and an all-new ecosystem of accessories that easily attach to iPhone. iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 mini will be available in five aluminum finishes — including blue, green, black, white, and red.
Camera, sensor-shitft, LiDAR
The latest models have a new system for optical image stabilisation. It’s called a sensor-shift approach, which stabilises the sensor rather than the lens. This gives it 87% improvement in low light. The new wide sensor is 47% larger with 1.7 micron pixels.
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iPhone 12 Pro can edit direct in Dolby Vision. It also has HDR video recording, in 10-bit HDR, giving it 700 million colors or 60x more colors than before. LiDAR can be used for autofocus in low-light scenes. It also features instant “Artificial Reality” (AR), and faster autofocus for photos and videos. The focus time in low-light scenes had been improved 6x.