Apple: WWDC & iPhone 12 Release Delayed

The year 2020 has not been kind to many companies. With global pandemics and economic crisis, many corporations have delayed launches, canceled events, or completely shut down. Apple has already postponed the September WWDC event, where they will release the new 5G iPhone (Rumored iPhone 12), over concerns that not enough people would make a purchase due to the economic decline caused by the coronavirus pandemic.


Despite the launch delays, tech reviewers and investigators still managed to uncover various details about the next rumored device(s). The iPhone 12 and 12 Pro will come with significant changes from a complete redesign and 5G connectivity, to an all-new A14 Bionic processor. Like always, we can expect a camera upgrade (both front and rear) and possibly 120Hz displays for the pro models.


It is rumored that the new phones will introduce four different models: the 5.4-inch iPhone 12, 6.1-inch iPhone 12 Max, 6.1-inch iPhone 12 Pro, and 6.7-inch iPhone 12 Pro Max. A new feature will include OLED displays and 5G connectivity across all models, but the iPhone 12 Pro would have an improved 120Hz refresh rate as well as the traditional three rear cameras.


We could also see a complete redesign for Apple’s phones, one that feels of nostalgia back to the iPhone 5’s flat edges and a more rounded-off feel. And good news, there should be a smaller notch at the top of the screen as well. For those who have clashed with the notch in the past, this fix is essential and well overdue.


As far as an official release date, many Apple fans have anticipated a late fall launch. An unofficial discussion between tech speculators about the iPhone 12 launch, states that the World Wide Developer Conference (WWDC) is being pushed back to October, which might be the first time since 2011 that the conference does not occur in early September. Apple supplier Broadcom has said that a client of theirs faces a "major product delay" —assumed to be Apple and the newest iPhone being the product in delay.


With all that being said, the iPhone 12 promises new changes and features across all models and could be well worth the wait. Only time will tell as we continue to move forward and write history.