iPhone 12 Pro Leak Hints at LiDAR Camera Placement; iPhone 12 Models Might Not Come With 120Hz Displays


iPhone 12 series has been subject to a multitude of leaks up to now weeks, from its specifications to production issues to live videos of the phone. The most recent in the growing list of leaks is a video showing the back panel, without any internal hardware, of the iPhone 12 Pro with new LiDAR sensor placement. Also, another leak mentions that the iPhone 12 series went into mass production this week and unfortunately, the rumoured 120Hz refresh rate display did not make the cut.

Starting with the 6.1-inch iPhone 12 Pro’s back panel, a short clip was once shared by a known tipster with the pseudonym EverythingApplePro on Twitter, showing the LiDAR sensor placement, flat sides, smart connector, and quite a lot of cutouts. The space for the wireless charging coil can also be seen as mannered. The design appears to be very similar to what Apple did with the iPhone 4 and iPhone 5 that had a more boxy shape. The triple camera setup, as seen in the video, looks fairly very similar to what was once present on the iPhone 11 Pro and the iPhone 11 Pro Max.

The SIM card tray seems to have moved to the correct side of the phone. This leak suggests that Apple will be becoming the LiDAR sensor in both the Pro models and not just the top-end iPhone 12 Pro Max, as preceding leaks had stated. Even though, a more recent leak did mention that both the Pro models will come with this feature.

Additionally, known tipster Jon Prosser shared that the iPhone 12 models went into mass production this week and won’t come with a 120Hz refresh rate display as was once to start with believed. This suggests that the models may come with 60Hz refresh rate displays or maybe 90Hz.

Furthermore, iPhone 12 models are expected to come with wireless charging and a outline by ITHome propose that this will be first generation of iPhones to come with strong magnets that move the phone into the optimal position for charging, when placed on the charging pad. This will allow the phone to align itself in the correct spot on the wireless charging pad ensuring that it is in reality charging.

In other news, Apple announced it’s going to host a ‘Time Flies’ event on September 15 where it is expected to unveil a budget Apple Watch, Apple Watch Series 6, and two iPad models.

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