Apple unveils the iPhone 12 and the HomePod Mini - Acquire
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Apple takes over the tech headlines once again with its next-generation smartphone, the iPhone 12. The new models boast high-speed 5G connectivity across the lineup, a six-core A14 Bionic processor, Super Retina XDR displays, and Ceramic Shield screen glass technology for enhanced drop protection. The Pro models (from $999) will come in 6.1" and 6.7" sizes with Super Retina XDR OLED screens that feature reduced bezels. 

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The 12MP camera system has also been upgraded with a seven-element lens Wide camera with an f/1.6 aperture for enhanced low-light photography, an Ultra-Wide with a 120-degree field of view, and a 52mm telephoto. The Pro Max will receive a new f/1.6 Wide camera with a larger sensor and a 65mm Telephoto that allows for 5x optical zoom. Video also receives an upgrade with Dolby Vision support and a new LiDAR Scanner enhances both AR experiences and autofocus in low-light environments. They also announced support for a new Apple ProRAW image format for enhanced image control. 

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The standard iPhone 12 (From $699) model features all the processing power of the Pro models, 5G connectivity, and two screen sizes: a 6.1" model and a new 5.4." Both models have a new 12MP dual-camera system with an Ultra Wide camera and an f/1.6 Wide camera. It also supports HDR video with Dolby Vision and every model now has MagSafe support with magnetic charging technology that delivers up to 15W of power. 

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Apple also introduces a lower-priced version of its wireless speaker with the HomePod mini. The smaller spherical speaker is priced at $99 and features a custom full-range driver with a pair of force-cancelling passive radiators for big sound and big bass in a small form factor. It also has enhanced Siri support with improved smart home controls and a new feature called Intercom that lets you send voice messages to other HomePods around the house. 

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