11 Mar 2021: Apple starts assembling iPhone 12 in India for 'local customers'
Apple has started assembling its latest flagship model, the iPhone 12, in India. "We are proud to be starting production of iPhone 12 in India for our local customers," the company stated.
Though the tech giant has not revealed the details of the manufacturer, Foxconn is expected to assemble the device in its plant in Tamil Nadu.
Here's recalling the iPhone 12.
Design and display: It has an IP68-rated built quality, OLED screen
The iPhone 12 features an aluminium-glass body with an IP68 rating, slim bezels, and a wide notch for the Face ID gadgetry. On the rear, it packs a dual camera unit.
The handset bears a 6.1-inch Full-HD+ (1170x2532 pixels) XDR OLED screen with an aspect ratio of 19.5:9 and HDR10 support.
It is offered in Black, White, PRODUCT(RED), Blue and Green colors.
Fact: There is a 12MP main camera
The iPhone 12 is equipped with a dual rear camera setup comprising a 12MP (f/1.6) primary sensor and a 12MP (f/2.4) ultra-wide lens. On the front, it has a 12MP (f/2.2) selfie snapper.
Internals: The phone supports 20W fast-charging
The iPhone 12 draws power from an A14 Bionic chipset, combined with 4GB of RAM and up to 256GB of storage.
Under the hood, it runs on iOS 14 and packs a 2,815mAh battery with 20W wired and 15W MagSafe wireless fast-charging support.
For connectivity, the device offers support for Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, NFC, and a proprietary Lightning port.
Fact: iPhone 12: Pricing and availability
The iPhone 12 currently starts at Rs. 79,900 for the 64GB storage model and goes up to Rs. 94,900 for the 256GB storage variant. The local assembly of the device in India might allow Apple to offer it at a more competitive price-point.