Details on price and release dates

Apple’s official event is tomorrow, but possible leaks about the next iPhone — widely expected to be called the iPhone 12 — continue to appear. Leaker Kang posted on Chinese social media site Weibo that there will be four models of iPhones that range in price from $699 to $1,099, according to The Verge. 



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a close up of a screen of a cell phone: The iPhone 11 taking advantage of iOS 14's ability to customize the home page. 


© Angela Lang/CNET

The iPhone 11 taking advantage of iOS 14’s ability to customize the home page. 


The models include an iPhone 12 Mini with a 5.4-inch display, which starts at $699 and will be available for preorder on Nov. 6 or 7 with retail availability of Nov. 13 or 14. The 6.1-inch iPhone 12 will start at $799 and be available to preorder on Oct. 16 or 17, with release on Oct. 23 or 24. Both models come with storage options ranging from 64 to 256 gigabytes. 

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The higher-end models include the 6.1-inch iPhone 12 Pro, which costs $999 and include a telephoto lens with 4x optical zoom and a lidar sensor for depth tracking, similar to the new iPad Pros. Preorders reportedly begin on Oct. 16 or 17, with release on Oct. 23 or 24. The 6.7-inch iPhone 12 Pro Max will start at $1,099, and include the lidar sensor and a telephoto lens with 5x optical zoom. It’ll be available for preorder on Nov. 13 or 14, with a release date on Nov. 20 or 21. Both models will offer storage options ranging from 128GB to 512GB. 

Kang also notes that Apple will sell a HomePod Mini for $99, as well as introduce a MagSafe charger, using the same branding as the magnetic charging cables found in its older MacBook laptops. 

An Apple spokesman wasn’t available to respond to a request for comment.

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