Apple Confirms Surprise New iPhone 12 Release


Almost everything is known about Apple’s new iPhone 12 range: both the good and, more recently, the bad. And now Apple has confirmed their release as well.

Speaking on an earnings call following the publication of Apple’s (stratospheric) third-quarter earnings, company CFO Luca Maestri revealed the iPhone 12 line up will be delayed.

08/01 Update: acclaimed Apple insider Jon Prosser has added more context to Apple’s iPhone 12 release news. He tells me that the iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro models “are staggered so they want to try to line them up the best they can before announcement.” This suggests we could be seeing different levels of stock for the entry-level and Pro versions at launch and availability is likely to vary significantly, depending on which model you buy, if Apple can’t balance this ahead of their new launch timeframe. Apple has already worked miracles to get these new iPhones to market close to their normal timeframe, but it looks like there will be some rough edges to their release as a result.

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