Apple iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro pre-orders start in India on October 23: Price, cashback offers, features and specifications

Here's what you need to know about the pre-orders for the iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro.


Apple unveiled its new range of iPhone 12 series at the ‘Hi-Speed’ event. The company introduced iPhone 12 mini, iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro, and iPhone 12 Pro Max. Apple revealed that iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro will go on sale from October 30th. Now, the company has started taking pre-orders for both the iPhone models. Here’s what you need to know about the pre-orders of the iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro.

Apple iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro pre-orders details

The latest iPhones pre-orders start on October 23rd at 12:00 AM. Customers who pre-order the iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro will get the devices from October 30th. However, if you want to book iPhone 12 mini and iPhone 12 Pro Max, then you wait till next month. Both the iPhones will be available for pre-orders from November 6. The models will go on sale starting November 13th.

Apple iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro cashback offers

Apple has introduced HDFC Bank cashback offers on the purchase of iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro. To start with iPhone 12, customers can avail Rs 6,000 cashback on HDFC credit card and 6 months No Cost EMIs by getting a cashback of Rs 6,000. Similarly, for iPhone 12 Pro, customers can avail Rs 5,000 cashback and no Cost EMIs for 6 months. HDFC debit card customers can avail an instant discount of Rs 1,500 on the purchase of iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro. The offer is valid until December 26, 2020. However, it is important to note that the bank will charge a convenience fee of Rs 199+ GST on EMI transactions on HDFC Bank cards.

Apple iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro India price

Coming to the pricing, the iPhone 12 India price starts at Rs 79,900 for the 64GB option. The 128GB model is priced at Rs 84,900, while the 256GB option is priced at Rs 94,900. The iPhone 12 Pro is available for Rs 1,19,900 for 128GB option. The 256GB variant cost Rs 1,29,900, while the 512GB model comes with a price tag of Rs 1,49,900.

Apple iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro specifications and features

Coming to the features and specifications, the Apple iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro feature a 6.1-inch Super Retina XDR display with 468ppi pixel density. The iPhones come with new Ceramic Shield, which is more durable than the other Corning Gorilla Glass protection. The new iPhones are powered by the latest Apple A14 Bionic chipset. The new six-core CPU and GPU are 50 per cent faster than any other smartphone chipset. The chipset comes with new 16 cores neural engine for enhanced performance along with 70 per cent faster MIL accelerations.

The iPhone 12 comes with a new 5G antenna and the brand says that it has most 5G bands found in any smartphone. Phone 12 models also feature Smart Data mode, which extends battery life by intelligently assessing 5G needs and balancing data usage, speed, and power in real-time.

In terms of optics, the iPhone 12 dual-camera setup with 12MP ultra-wide camera with f/2.4 aperture along with 12MP wide lens with f/1.6 aperture OIS and 7P lens. The company claims that it offers better low light performance along with enhanced Smart HDR 3 mode.

The Apple iPhone 12 Pro features a 12MP ultra-wide lens, 12MP wide lens with f/1.7 feature and 12MP telephoto. The Pro model comes with new LiDAR scanner that provides AR experiences and improves autofocus by 6x in low-light scenes. Furthermore, it allows users to shoot video in HDR and Dolby Vision. Both the models run on iOS 14.

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