The New IPhone 12: What’s So New About It?


Kaylee Tanis, Staff Writer

Apple seems to always be coming out with new products and advances in their technology, including the newly released IPhone 12. The new device was launched Friday, October 23. The Iphone 12 starts at $700 an comes in two different sizes: 6.1 inches and the mini that’s 5.4 inches. According to Apple, compared to the IPhone 11, the new IPhone 12 is 11% thinner, 16% lighter and 15% smaller and comes in a variety of colors including white, black, blue, green, and red. Apple also says that all the colors except the white and black are new shades of the color.

 The phones are also water resistant up to 19.7 feet below water for up to 30 minutes. It should have a higher quality display with even more contrast and rich colors. The phone is also now covered with a protective ¨ceramic shield¨ as opposed to just the standard cover glass that offers four times better drop protection. It is also now equipped with a newly developed bionic chip that will offer better battery life and faster performance.