Apple is planning on launching the iPhone 12 this fall which is rumored to be coming in 3 different sizes: 5.4″, 6.1″ and 6.7″. The middle size (6.1″) matches up with the currently shipping iPhone 11, but the other two sizes will be entirely new.
Over the weekend, there was some excitement about how well the new 5.4″ iPhone 12 compares to the original iPhone SE. Those who have been hoping for a smaller iPhone see the 5.4″ model as possible successor to the original iPhone SE in terms of one handed use.
We were able to obtain iPhone 12 dummy models that have been circulating in China. The models are based on leaked schematics of the upcoming iPhone 12 and so are believed to represent the sizes of the new devices.
We took photos of the models alongside our existing iPhone models to composite this image which shows the relative sizes of various iPhones. Note: the iPhone 11 Pro is essentially equivalent to the iPhone X in size, and the iPhone XR is the same size as the iPhone 11 and 6.1″ iPhone 12.
Update: Although we indicated the 6.1″ iPhone 12 and 6.1″ iPhone 11 should be the same size, the iPhone 12 version is actually slightly smaller.
Images emerged on Chinese social media platform Weibo over the weekend purporting to show display panels for Apple’s upcoming “iPhone 12” lineup. The images also appeared briefly on Slashleaks before being taken down on Monday.
The photos depict what looks like several packed rows of smartphone panels from an assembly line. At first blush, the panels seem to have the same notch size as the…
As rumors of the iPhone 12 have continued to build over the past few months, the one model that has the most excitement around it is the smallest 5.4″ model. The iPhone 12 is believed to be coming in 5.4″, 6.7″, and 6.1″ sizes.
Dummy models have shown how much smaller the 5.4″ is compared to the rest of the iPhone lineup. The upcoming 5.4″ iPhone falls in-between the size of the original…
Serial leaker Jon Prosser has moved to quash sketchy rumors that Apple could release a new iMac as soon as this week. Rumors about the imminent launch of an Intel-based iMac with an unchanged design appeared over the weekend, but originated from Twitter accounts with no track record for accurate leaks. In a tweet responding to a news report on the rumors, Prosser said simply, “Nope,”…
Monday July 27, 2020 11:25 am PDT by Juli Clover
Apple’s upcoming iOS 14 update introduces multiple design changes, including a new look for the hidden Field Test Mode feature on the iPhone.
As noted on the MacRumors forums, Apple has overhauled Field Test Mode to provide more useful information at a glance. Field Test Mode in iOS 14 There’s now a Home section with LTE Cell Serving Info, along with a menu section that has other details…
Monday July 27, 2020 12:07 pm PDT by Juli Clover
As we creep closer to the fall unveiling date of the new 2020 iPhones, photos of alleged components are beginning to trickle out, and the latest leak features an A14 chip component.
Leaker Mr. White, who sometimes shares accurate information on Apple’s future plans along with component pictures, shared a series of photos of the RAM component of the A14 processor that is typically located at…
macOS Catalina 10.15.6 seems to have introduced a bug that causes system crashes, especially when using virtualization software such as VirtualBox or VMware.
Users of virtualization software have reported that macOS 10.15.6 crashes repeatedly when running virtual machines.
A regression in the App Sandbox component of macOS 10.15.6 is reportedly leaking kernel memory, causing macOS to…
Tuesday July 28, 2020 6:05 am PDT by Tim Hardwick
Apple is expected to launch an all-OLED iPhone lineup this year, and while Samsung is understood to be providing the majority of the OLED panels, LG Display is reportedly poised to benefit the most from the extra demand, with Samsung’s order volume rising only slightly on previous years.
Of the four new models coming this year, rumors have indicated that Samsung will supply the displays for…
Monday July 27, 2020 1:29 pm PDT by Juli Clover
Qualcomm today unveiled its latest fast charging standard, Quick Charge 5, which it says can charge a smartphone from 0 to 50 percent in five minutes, or to full in 15 minutes.
According to Qualcomm, Quick Charge 5 is the world’s fastest commercial charging solution, supporting more than 100W of charging power for smartphones.
In addition to offering much faster charging, Quick Charge 5…
Monday July 27, 2020 3:15 pm PDT by Juli Clover
Amazon today unveiled a new version of its Alexa mobile app for iOS and Android users, which as TechCrunch explains, is designed to offer a more personalized experience that provides better instruction on when and how consumers can use Alexa.
There’s a new home screen with a large Alexa button at the top that encourages users to tap the button or say Alexa to get started. Amazon recommends…