After putting up the iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 in India purchasable in India, Apple is now ready to start taking pre-orders for the iPhone 12 Pro Max and iPhone 12 mini. The 2 phones are going to be available for pre-orders starting at 6 pm today via both online and offline retail channels.
Of the two, the iPhone 12 Pro Max is that the more powerful iPhone. It’s also the foremost powerful one launched by Apple this year, while the iPhone 12 mini is that the entry-level device for bringing in new buyers into the Apple ecosystem.
Apple iPhone 12: Price and availability
Apple has launched the iPhone 12 series of phones in four different sizes with the iPhone 12 mini the foremost affordable one on the list. The iPhone 12 mini is going to be available in 64GB, 128GB, and 256GB models in blue, green, black, white, and red, starting at Rs 69,900, respectively from apple.com and thru Apple Authorised Resellers. The iPhone 12 Pro Max will start at Rs 1,29,900 in India. This phone also will be available within the same Graphite, Silver, Gold, and Pacific Blue color options.
Both the phones also get some offers, with the iPhone 12 mini available with a Rs 6000 cashback offer through purchases employing a valid on HDFC MasterCard and 6 months No Cost EMIs. The iPhone 12 Pro Max gets Rs 5,000 cashback, with HDFC debit cardholders also promised a moment discount worth Rs 1,500.
iPhone 12 Pro Max, iPhone 12 mini: Specifications
The iPhone 12 mini brings with itself a 5.4-inch Super Retina XDR OLED display that doesn’t support super-fast refresh rates. As compared, the iPhone 12 Pro Max features the most important panel on an iPhone this year with a 6.7-inch OLED display.
Under the hood, both the iPhones are powered by the company’s new A14 Bionic chipset which promises improved overall performance and faster machine learning with its next-generation Neural Engine. As Apple has explained in the past, this chipset is that the most advanced that Apple has created so far, which makes the new iPhone 12 series phones more power-efficient and faster than previous iPhones.
The iPhone 12 Pro Max and iPhone 12 mini come with the A14 Bionic SoC
Apple claims the A14 Bionic brings in serious gains to the iPhone 12 series. As such, in comparison to the iPhone 11 series, the chipset helps make sure that the new iPhone offers better performance per core for single also as multi-threaded applications, whilst it consumes less energy per core while doing so.
Moving on to the cameras, there are a couple of similarities and a couple of differences between the hardware on the four phones. This is often because the iPhone 12 mini gets a dual camera set-up with a 12-megapixel wide-angle camera and a 12-megapixel ultrawide-angle lens sat next to every other.
The iPhone 12 Pro Max gets a far better triple camera set-up with 12-megapixel F1.6 primary camera, a 12-megapixel telephoto camera, and a 12-megapixel ultrawide camera alongside a LiDAR sensor. Last, but not least, the iPhone 12 Pro Max also gets some extra features to enhance photography performance on the device.