The new flagship iPhone 12 is a hot topic in the tech industry with new reports and leaks of its expected design, functionality, camera published weekly, if not daily. Continuing with the pattern of speculations for the upcoming smartphone, anonymous Twitter account @L0vetodream has an update on the alleged smaller notch design in the new flagship models.
in my dream……small notch design will last for few years……just a dream
— 有没有搞措 (@L0vetodream) June 2, 2020
iPhone 12’s smaller notch
Based on reports from supply chain sources and CAD designs, reports claim that Apple will be using a smaller and more advanced notch design in iPhone 12 series. Another renowned tech analyst, Jon Prosser, released an image of new smaller notch design on Twitter. The image showed a smaller notch design with the same amount of sensors as current iPhone models. From left to right, the notch will house an infrared camera, flood illuminator, proximity sensor, ambient light sensor, front camera and dot projector. All of the components are designed to deliver faster Face ID authentication, and improved photo and video quality.
Expected to launch in September-October time frame this year, leaks detail that there would four models in the new flagship series: 5.4-inch iPhone 12, 6.1-inch iPhone 12 Max and iPhone 12 Pro and 6.7-inch iPhone 12 Pro Max. All models of the new smartphone series would have a flat design like the current iPad Pro, and will ship with OLED displays.
With an A14 Bionic system-on-chip, all the new phones will support 5G connectivity. It is also rumored that the 5.4inch and 6.1inch base models would have a 60Hz display while the 6.1-inch and 6.7-inch high-end models would have 120Hz Pro Motion displays.
- Apple might not include EarPods in the new iPhone 12 box
- iPhone 12 line-up will ship with 128GB as base storage
- Apple will begin mass-production of 6.1-inch iPhone 12 in July – August
- Samsung Displays to provide 80% of iPhone 12’s Displays
- Apple shares iPhone 12 camera module orders between LG Innotek, Sharp, and O-film