Apple is prepping itself to launch the iPhone 12 series which includes the iPhone 12 Pro. COVID-19 has made the company consider delaying its official launch but leaks about the phone’s design are already creating buzz on the interwebs. Apple will probably wait till after May to decide on a release date.
Though supply chain is improving, the iPhone 12 will still likely be delayed.
Prototyping for iPhone 12 isn’t even done yet. It requires execs from Apple travel to China, and due to travel bans, they haven’t been able to finalize.
Expect iPhone 12 in Oct/Nov
— Jon Prosser (@jon_prosser) March 24, 2020
The iPhone 12 is set to feature big changes in terms of design with reports saying that Apple will ditch the notch plus adding an in-display TouchID functionality.
Exclusive: One of the 2020 iPhone prototypes has 6.7-inch display with Face ID and TrueDepth camera system housed in the top bezel. pic.twitter.com/sAJE7J12ty
— Ben Geskin (@BenGeskin) September 26, 2019
The iPhone 12 Pro is also set to feature a curved rail design similar to the one found on the iPhone 11 but includes smaller bezels, thinner depth and greater height.
Coming to the camera layout, we now know that the iPhone 12 Pro will have a quad-camera system that features a relatively larger main and a telephoto camera. The ultrawide lens has been pushed further up to create space for another unknown sensor that will probably enable night mode or be combined with sensor-shift image stabilization.
It looks like a LiDAR scanner first featured on the 2020 iPad Pro but bigger has been incorporated on the iPhone 12 Pro’s camera bump. The LiDAR scanner could improve AR(Augmented Reality) features as seen on the iPad Pro and Apple is betting that by the time the iPhone 12 launches, they’ll be enough apps that will utilise this feature.
this would be fun to play with 😬
— Halide (@halidecamera) April 5, 2020
Apple’s true-tone flash is in the middle with a rumoured depth/ToF sensor right below it.