iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro, and iPad Air 4 Now Available

The iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro, and fourth-generation iPad Air are now available in stores and arriving to customers around the world.

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Apple has shared a Newsroom post with a range of images to celebrate the launch of the new products. Over the next 24 hours, the Newsroom post will apparently be updated with photos from around the world.

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Our own forum members have started a number of threads for tracking and following their ‌iPhone 12‌ / 12 Pro orders around the world.

Our U.K. readers have been particularly active this morning, posting images of their ‌iPhone 12‌ pickups at Apple Stores, and deliveries. This image of the line at the Covent Garden Apple Store was taken by paulopadopa.

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Brenster visited ‌Apple Store‌ Manchester Trafford Centre and described the scene:

Apple store Manchester Trafford Centre was quiet first thing this morning. Arrived at 7.55 for an 8.15 IUP reservations. Couldn’t have been more than 10 people outside with no real queue, easily outnumbered by the staff inside the store. Opened up at exactly 8; staff member asked those with reservations to stand to one side. The 4 who didn’t who’d turned up on spec for a chance of a walk-in phone were asked to leave and to make an online reservation.

The 4 with 8am reservations were taken in, and 10 mins later those with 8.15 reservations, a couple more having joined the queue since 8.

In store, everything was running like clockwork; temp check, mask and hand wash on the way in, wipes and hand gel on every table for iPhone deactivation and entering details for the IUP application. Then off to the back of the store to pick out a plum silicone case, then out the door before 8.30am. Back home for 9.20am.

Both Apple Store & Trafford Centre staff were fantastic, their system this morning working fantastically well.

He describes his new 256GB Silver ‌iPhone 12 Pro‌ as "hella nice!" with a premium feel.

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Photo by cedar

There are a number of other photos of people picking up their iPhones: Pacific Blue, Gold, Booting Up, and even minor defects.

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U.S. Carrier Pre-Order Threads:

International Pre-Order Threads:

Related Roundups: iPad Air , iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro
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Top Rated Comments

justperry Avatar
12 months ago
The girl down below wished there was TouchID on the iPhone, must be terrible right now to have FaceID only, I myself bumped into this problem several times, for me though it was easier because I just pulled the mask away to register for ApplePay.
She on the other hand has no easy way to do this with the mask under her headscarf.

Apple might be introducing TouchID back into the iPhones (Top models) next year if Covid stays around, I for one hope they actually consider this and bring it back.






Edit: MR now includes this picture in the article as the first picture, thumbs up for MR after I posted this picture above earlier.


('https://www.macrumors.com/2020/10/23/iphone-12-ipad-air-now-available/')

The iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro, and fourth-generation iPad Air are now available in stores and arriving to customers around the world.




Apple has shared a Newsroom post ('https://www.apple.com/newsroom/2020/10/iphone-12-iphone-12-pro-and-ipad-air-are-here/') with a range of images to celebrate the launch of the new products. Over the next 24 hours, the Newsroom post will apparently be updated with photos from around the world.




Our own forum members have started a number of threads for tracking and following their iPhone 12 / 12 Pro orders around the world.

Our U.K. readers have been particularly active ('https://forums.macrumors.com/threads/uk-iphone-12-12-pro-12-pro-max-2020-orders-and-dispatch-thread.2251576/') this morning, posting images of their iPhone 12 pickups at Apple Stores, and deliveries. This image of the line at the Covent Garden Apple Store was taken by paulopadopa ('https://forums.macrumors.com/threads/uk-iphone-12-12-pro-12-pro-max-2020-orders-and-dispatch-thread.2251576/post-29095196').




Brenster ('https://forums.macrumors.com/threads/uk-iphone-12-12-pro-12-pro-max-2020-orders-and-dispatch-thread.2251576/post-29095549') visited Apple Store Manchester Trafford Centre and described the scene:
He describes his new 256GB Silver iPhone 12 Pro as "hella nice!" with a premium feel.


Photo by cedar ('https://forums.macrumors.com/threads/uk-iphone-12-12-pro-12-pro-max-2020-orders-and-dispatch-thread.2251576/post-29095857')


There are a number of other photos of people picking up ('https://forums.macrumors.com/threads/happy-launch-day-photos-thread.2262709/') their iPhones: Pacific Blue ('https://forums.macrumors.com/threads/uk-iphone-12-12-pro-12-pro-max-2020-orders-and-dispatch-thread.2251576/page-317?post=29095606#post-29095606'), Gold ('https://forums.macrumors.com/threads/uk-iphone-12-12-pro-12-pro-max-2020-orders-and-dispatch-thread.2251576/page-319?post=29095727#post-29095727'), Booting Up ('https://forums.macrumors.com/threads/uk-iphone-12-12-pro-12-pro-max-2020-orders-and-dispatch-thread.2251576/page-317?post=29095597#post-29095597'), and even minor defects ('https://forums.macrumors.com/threads/uk-iphone-12-12-pro-12-pro-max-2020-orders-and-dispatch-thread.2251576/page-320?post=29095794#post-29095794').

Join our iPhone forums ('https://forums.macrumors.com/forums/iphone.99/') to keep track of deliveries in your region.

U.S. Carrier Pre-Order Threads:

* Apple.com iPhone 12 Pre-Order / Order Status / Delivery Thread ('https://forums.macrumors.com/threads/apple-com-iphone-12-pro-max-mini-pre-order-order-status-delivery-thread-2020-merged.2251918/')
* T-Mobile iPhone 12 Pre-Order Thread ('https://forums.macrumors.com/threads/t-mobile-iphone-12-pre-order-thread.2251901/')
* AT&T iPhone 12 Pre-Order Thread ('https://forums.macrumors.com/threads/at-t-iphone-12-12-pro-max-pre-order-order-status-delivery-thread-2020.2260953/unread')
* Verizon iPhone 12 Pre-Order and Delivery Thread ('https://forums.macrumors.com/threads/verizon-iphone-12-12-pro-max-mini-pre-order-order-status-delivery-thread-2020.2259822/')
* Xfinity Mobile iPhone 12 Pre-Order and Delivery Thread ('https://forums.macrumors.com/threads/xfinity-mobile-iphone-12-12-pro-12-pro-max-pre-order-order-status-delivery-thread-2020.2260964/')
* Sprint iPhone 12 Pre-Order Thread ('https://forums.macrumors.com/threads/sprint-iphone-12-preorders.2260874/')


International Pre-Order Threads:

* UK iPhone 12 Orders and Dispatch Thread ('https://forums.macrumors.com/threads/uk-iphone-12-12-pro-12-pro-max-2020-orders-and-dispatch-thread.2251576/')
* Europe iPhone 12 Orders and Dispatch Thread ('https://forums.macrumors.com/threads/europe-iphone-12-12-pro-12-pro-max-2020-orders-and-dispatch-thread.2261635/')
* Canada iPhone 12 Pre Order Thread ('https://forums.macrumors.com/threads/canada-iphone-12-12-pro-12-pro-max-2020-pre-orders.2260968/')
* Australia iPhone 12 Orders and Dispatch ('https://forums.macrumors.com/threads/australia-phone-12-12-pro-12-pro-max-2020-orders-and-dispatch-thread.2261701/')




Article Link: iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro, and iPad Air 4 Now Available ('https://www.macrumors.com/2020/10/23/iphone-12-ipad-air-now-available/')
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Herrpod Avatar
12 months ago

Yes, but not with traditional face coverings. You are correct - I dont know what she was wearing before. I thought about it before I saw you post. Will edit mine.
I'm not sure what you're referring to. Outside of pandemics, most women who wear hijabs don't also cover their faces. I assume you're thinking of Burkas.
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Relentless Power Avatar
12 months ago

love that precious cargo photo, i would like to think my 12 pro is on that pallet
Crazy, right? To think that massive pallet of iPhones is traveling to customers across the globe. Incredible to think about how many iPhones they produce and sell as one of the popular smart phones in the world.
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)
RodSerlingLives Avatar
12 months ago
Today, I pick my blue iPhone 12 up from the SoHo store in Manhattan. I pre-ordered a little late so I wasn’t able to get it at my local Brooklyn store. I’m excited for it. I have had the iPhone SE2, which served as a refresher since I had been using Android devices for the last couple of years. I welcome the flat edged design. I hope everyone enjoys their new devices.
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)
FightTheFuture Avatar
12 months ago

Maybe you missed that Iphone 12 has no touch id.
Pithy jokes have better impact.

The girl down below wished there was TouchID on the iPhone, must be terrible right now to have FaceID only, I myself bumped into this problem several times, for me though it was easier because I just pulled the mask away to register for ApplePay.
She on the other hand has no easy way to do this with the mask under her headscarf.

Apple might be introducing TouchID back into the iPhones (Top models) next year if Covid stays around, I for one hope they actually consider this and bring it back.
Not sure about this. The way TouchID works in iPad Air seems to require working around the cellular antenna which would be difficult with the lack of space on iPhone.

I feel the lack of TouchID during COVID is misdirected. Everyone’s chief concern is having to input your passcode with a mask on. Social distancing isn’t just wearing a mask and staying 6-ft apart, it’s staying home as often as possible. Making hard choices like not seeing family for thanksgiving.
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Herrpod Avatar
12 months ago

Maybe you missed that Iphone 12 has no touch id.
Maybe you missed that this was an Apple forum.


That girl is wearing a headdress. Muslims women way ahead on the curve. FaceID was never working for this girl when in public.
FaceID works fine with hijabs.
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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