I got a Caseology Dual Grip for my 12 and there’s little to no lip on it.Really want a case without a screen lip, struggling to find one though. I want a pitaka air case ideally as it has a lip, but not all the way around so it’s easier to wipe away dust, unfortunately they aren’t shipping til mid October.
Does anyone know when the review embargo lifts?
You missed out (what seems like) 6 days of talking about the camera.No need for them really, they go something like this 'offensive introduction --> please like and subscribe -> sponsor -> 6m of recounting the entire event -> 6m of reading the tech specs -> 2m of unboxing and over saturated b-roll of the device -> life and subscribe -> more sponsorship'
You missed out (what seems like) 6 days of talking about the camera.
Camera section of reviews is an automatic skip.
Think its fair to say only the serious Apple fanboys and gals will be upgrading from the previous gen this time round which definitely hasn’t been the case in previous releases. It’ll obviously still sell by the bucket load but can't see the stampede of previous years occurring in the next few weeks.I'm wondering what stock is going to be like for this launch. Last year I was surprised to see the mobile operators still had the 12 and 12 Pro in stock for quite some time. Not sure if it's just because nobody cared about the 12 launch or if they were all waiting for the Pro Max which was a couple of weeks after from what I remember.
It'll be interesting to see what availability is like this year. The fact that Apple are launching all models at the same time and in September rather than October for Pro and November for Pro Max suggests that things may be pretty good. I suppose other factors that may help with availability are the current economic climate and from what I've seen, a lot of people just aren't that bothered about any variant of the 13 but I see those same comments with every year's release.
Think its fair to say only the serious Apple fanboys and gals will be upgrading from the previous gen this time round which definitely hasn’t been the case in previous releases. It’ll obviously still sell by the bucket load but can't see the stampede of previous years occurring in the next few weeks.
You can't really base it off those who upgrade every year - a lot of people will likely follow a multi-year cycle now, so each generation sells well because not only are new people to the ecosystem buying, but also people who are on older phones than the year before etc - most contracts alone at 2-3 years because people want the cheapest monthly cost compared to buying expensive devices outright.
I doubt it'll be the iPhone 13.....it'll be the 12s
My main hope will be for a high refresh rate display (ProMotion) with some sort of implementation of the Apple Watch LTPO screen technology for widgets to be displayed in a low powered state. Perhaps also a smaller notch, but in all honesty that really has never bothered me.
I doubt Apple will ever move away from lightening to full USB-C. Apple's endgame is to have a completely port free iPhone and with the introduction of wireless CarPlay and MagSafe this year on the 12 we are well on the road to this eventual goal. Apple's plan will be to gradually refine the MagSafe charging to increase it's speed to the point it'll charge quicker than a cable.
I almost bit this year, but my iPhone X is still going strong and having used a ProMotion display on my iPad Pro it really is superb bit of technology and I'd love it on an iPhone.
Upgrading every year is more expensive, but isn't as expensive as it seems. They usually let you trade-in your old 1-year-old iPhone for 50% of its release price, or a 2-year-old iPhone for 25% of its release price.
Upgrade every year: £1000 upfront, then £500 per year every year. So after 10 years you pay £1000 + 9*£500 = £5,500
Upgrade every two years: £1000 upfront, then £750 every two years. So after 10 years you pay £1000 + 5*750 = £4,750
A lot of people might say that they'd rather pay an extra £750 over 10 years (that's an extra £6.25 per month) and have a new phone every year, always the latest and greatest iPhone with a fresh battery.