Everything Apple Announced at Today's Event in 7 Minutes
Apple today held its annual iPhone-centric event, introducing the new iPhone 12 mini, iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro, iPhone 12 Pro Max, and, as a bonus, HomePod mini and new MagSafe charging options for iPhones.
It took Apple an hour to introduce the new devices during the "Hi, Speed" event, but we've recapped all of the announcements in just seven minutes for our readers who want a no-frills but thorough overview of all the announcements.
All of our event coverage is also available below, so make sure to check out our articles so you don't miss any information about Apple's newest products.
iPhone 12 Lineup
- iPhone 12 Introduced With Flat-Edge Design, 5G, A14 Chip, New Colors, MagSafe, and More
- iPhone 12 Mini Introduced With 5.4-Inch Display, Starts at $699
- Apple Unveils iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max With 5G, Flat-Edge Design, LiDAR Scanner, New Colors, and More
- iPhone 12 Models Ship in Thinner Box Without EarPods or Charger
- iPhone 12 Pre-Order Dates: 6.1-Inch Models on Friday, Mini and Pro Max Models on November 6
- iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Mini Cost $30 Extra for T-Mobile, Sprint, or SIM-Free Models
- AppleCare+ for iPhone 12 and 12 Mini Priced at $149, AppleCare+ for Pro Models Priced at $199
- iPhone 12 Mini's Battery Life is One to Two Hours Shorter Than iPhone 12 When Comparing Video Playback
- iPhone 12 Lineup's mmWave 5G Support Limited to the United States
MagSafe Chargers and Accessories
Apple shared several videos during its keynote event highlighting new products. We've embedded them below for those who missed seeing the event live.
The full Apple event livestream can be rewatched on YouTube or on the Apple Event website
The iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro will be available for pre-order this Friday, with a launch to follow on October 23. The iPhone 12 Pro Max and iPhone 12 mini will be available for pre-order on November 6, with a launch to follow on November 13.
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Apple is now accepting pre-orders for the iPhone 13, iPhone 13 mini, iPhone 13 Pro, and iPhone 13 Pro Max through its online storefront and through the Apple Store app.
Pre-orders are available in more than 30 countries and regions around the world. Those who used the "Get Ready" feature to prepare for pre-orders will just need to hit a button to get their orders in.
This year's iPhones...
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While Apple's standard MagSafe Charger can typically support up to 15 watts of peak power delivery to iPhone models when used with an appropriate power adapter, last year's iPhone 12 mini was limited to a lower 12-watt peak, perhaps due to thermal constraints with the smaller device.
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Apple earlier this week announced the discontinuation of the iPod touch, and because it was the last iPod still available for purchase, its sunsetting effectively marks the end of the entire iPod lineup.
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Original iPod (2001)
Introduced in October...
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