iPhone 12

Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max Review – A Milestone Decision

Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max Review – A Milestone Decision

Pictures don't quite prepare you for the iPhone 12 Pro Max. Apple's newest flagship sits at the top of a four phone family for 2020, and you could be forgiven for assuming that distinguishing between them would be tricky. The truth, though, is that the biggest of the iPhone 12 series - and indeed the biggest iPhone ever - stands out clearly, though in the process it forces you to decide just what your priorities are.

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iPhone 12 Pro Max teardown shows battery size, curious changes

iPhone 12 Pro Max teardown shows battery size, curious changes

Apple is not one to divulge too many technical details or engage in tech babble, preferring to paint features and numbers in ways consumers can more easily understand. That also makes it a bit harder to make comparisons between different device models and some rely on teardowns to confirm what Apple has really packed inside. That's what makes this initial and brief iPhone 12 Pro Max inside scoop interesting, revealing the changes Apple has made, most of them in the name of 5G.

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The iPhone 12 mini feels like coming home

The iPhone 12 mini feels like coming home

The iPhone 12 mini feels like a throwback, and a glorious one at that. Nestling into your hand, its compact body unexpectedly light, it's a reminder of the days many assumed were long gone, when smartphones were little larger overall than their dumb-phone predecessors. In the process, though, it also upends attempts over the past few years to give users the best of all worlds.

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iPhone 12 Studio lets you try out colors and MagSafe combinations

iPhone 12 Studio lets you try out colors and MagSafe combinations

Gone are the days when Apple limited its official options to just two or three colors. This year, in fact, almost has an overwhelming number of choices offered to iPhone buyers. There are four base models to choose from, not counting their different configurations, and a variety of MagSafe cases and wallets to spruce up the iPhone. In order to minimize the time you have to spend online or in stores trying to figure out what combination will fit your style, Apple has launched a new mobile site that will let you mix and match all of those and even show off your masterpiece to the world.

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iPhone 12 mini shows not all new MagSafe is equal

iPhone 12 mini shows not all new MagSafe is equal

The Apple MagSafe system keeps revealing tidbits of functionality and features - and they're not all good. A support document for the MagSafe Charger was updated this week to show how it'll function differently depending on the device to which it is attached. If it is connected to an iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro, or iPhone 12 Pro Max, it'll run with 15W peak power delivery. If it is connected to an iPhone 12 Mini, the MagSafe Charger maxes out at 12W peak power delivery.

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iPhone 12 iFixit teardown reveals modular design for simple repairs

iPhone 12 iFixit teardown reveals modular design for simple repairs

The iFixit team has wrapped up its teardown of Apple's new iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro models, giving consumers a look under the hood at what makes the devices tick, what has changed over the previous model, and the kinds of difficulties one may face if they attempt to fix the phone on their own. In addition to disassembling the iPhone 12, the team also took apart the MagSafe power puck introduced with the new models.

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iPhone 12 5G support document leak has bad news for some users

iPhone 12 5G support document leak has bad news for some users

All of the newer iPhone models starting with the iPhone XS feature Dual SIM, a special mode that takes advantage of both the nano-SIM slot and eSIM to give users access to two different lines. This feature is particularly useful for consumers who frequently travel or who need a separate business line, but it seems there will be one big limitation: the mode isn't compatible with 5G.

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iPhone 12 and 12 Pro display repair costs: There’s good news and bad

iPhone 12 and 12 Pro display repair costs: There’s good news and bad

Apple has revealed pricing for out-of-warranty screen repairs for both the standard iPhone 12 and the iPhone 12 Pro, and it's a mix of good news (or at least middling news) and bad. In the case of the standard iPhone 12, we're seeing the price for a screen repair rise significantly over the iPhone 11, while iPhone 12 Pro pricing is staying the same as the screen repair cost for the iPhone 11 Pro.

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iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro pre-orders are open – What you should know

iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro pre-orders are open – What you should know

Today is a big day for iPhone fans, or at least those looking to order an iPhone 12 or iPhone 12 Pro. Both phones are going up for pre-order today, and even though they're just two of the four phones Apple is launching this year, there are still a lot of decisions to be made. If you're looking to pre-order an iPhone today, consider this your guide to that decision making process.

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The iPhone 12 pricing fine print could catch you out

The iPhone 12 pricing fine print could catch you out

Apple fans planning to purchase the new iPhone 12 should expect to pay a bit more than anticipated depending on which carrier they choose. Preorders for the new iPhone 12 start later this week and as Apple announced, the iPhone 12 mini will start at $699 USD and the iPhone 12 at $799 USD. Some buyers will need to spend an extra $30, however.

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