iPhone 12 & 12 mini

Discussion in 'iPhone and iPod Touch' started by denpacs, Oct 14, 2020.

  1. Kingmaker

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    Buy another adapter. :) That's what Apple wants.
     
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    PhilStar should include the price with 12% VAT so as not to appear like a bunch smugglers.


     
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    Might get the Mini this year. At $699, that much features, and that size, what more can you ask for? I don’t mind not having advanced or 3 cameras. Who am I kidding? I’m no photo/videographer and my photos are just shared and uploaded in socials anyway.

    I’m glad Apple didn’t remove so much features on the 12/mini compared to the Pros; otherwise, that will make the decision harder to make.
     
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    Mini at $699 usd is the same as last year's iPhone 11. so Its safe to assume that it will be priced at Php 47,990 here or less since the peso is stronger.
     
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    when Apple is removing chargers from it's next iPhone. Here's Samsung still included.
     
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    A lot of folks got confused by this but we forget that the charging port is still lightning :) Apple just said charging through USB-C adapters is faster but didn’t say that’s the only way to charge the new iPhone 12s
     
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    People upgrading to the iPhone 12 tend to own an older iPhone with a Lighting to USB-A cable.

    For people like me who prefer faster chargers with multiple USB ports this is a great change as I do not pay for another charger or earphone I would not use.

    Good news for those who insist on using Apple-branded earphones and chargers. Apple cut prices for them yesterday.
     
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    I wonder how many months from now will Samsung delete this ad campaign?

    Samsung mocked Apple for removing the headphone jack but followed months later.

    What Apple does is probably very profitable for them and a great upgrade for consumers.

    This does not mean Apple has a monopoly on innovation. It just means they do not need to compare themselves to others to get their point across because they know they're insanely great.
     
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    Hahahaha. Official pricing in the Philippines is like 30%-40% more than the US price. Hahahaha
     
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    I normally do not meddle with people's upgrade cycle but from a utility point of view upgrading to this iPhone may be useless if you're mostly work at home.

    Typical US and other developed nation upgrade cycle has lengthened to every 3 years.

    So if you're on a iPhone Xs, Xs Max or XR that was released in 24 months ago you you may want to opt to to convert your postpaid to a SIM-only plan that has no contract with reduced data, calls and SMS.

    There are iPhones known to have updated iOS versions 93 months after the smartphone's release. So that's nearly 8 years of software support.

    Just a thought if you're mostly WFH.
     
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    mm...Apple US prices is not the final price. You need to add state taxes and state taxes depends on where it will be delivered. A better way to estimate PH price is to look at Apple HK (no taxes or duties). After that, just add 25% to get a very accurate local price for iPhones from the official channel.

    For the iPhone12 Pro Max base unit, it will be close to Php 67,500.00 through the official channel.
     
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    And here i am still using the iPhone 4 for my Smart Sim. Lol
     
  16. snipes

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    It's ok... it's for your side chicks from Tinder/Bumble/Grindr
     
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    No it’s not for that. I don’t do that.
     
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    Sucks that we have to buy an adapter if ever we do need it, but here's what me and my girlfriend have been using since early this year:

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    Ever since discovering Ugreen, I've stopped buying Anker since I find their products very similar in build quality, and in fact, I find Ugreen braded cables better (2 of my ankers already gave up).
     
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    iPhone 12 with all of it’s color variants.

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