Iphone 12 Design LeakSource: EverythingApplePro

What you need to know

  • A big leak has seemingly confirmed Apple's iPhone 12 release date.
  • According to Kang, the iPhone 12 6.1-inch models will be available to pre-order from October 16.
  • The iPhone 12 mini and iPhone 12 Pro Max will reportedly follow in November, as per previous reports.

A fresh set of iPhone 12 leaks just days before the October 13 event suggests the iPhone 12's release date will differ depending on the model.

Kang, a previously extremely reliable source shared the information as part of a recent rundown of Apple's upcoming event. From the Weibo post (translated):

The pre-sale date of the iPhone 12 Mini (5.4 inches) is scheduled for November 6/7, and it will be released on November 13/14.

The pre-sale date of the iPhone 12 (6.1 inches) is scheduled for October 16/17 and will be released on October 23/24.

The pre-sale date of the iPhone 12 Pro (6.1 inches) is scheduled for October 16/17 and will be released on October 23/24.

The pre-sale date of the iPhone 12 Pro Max (6.7 inches) is scheduled for November 13/14 and will be released on November 20/21.

This reflects previous rumors that Apple would split the iPhone 12 release date schedule over a couple of months. To reiterate, following the announcement on October 13, it is expected that the two 6.1-inch iPhone 12 models will be made available to pre-order on October 16, with a release date of October 23.

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The iPhone 12 Mini (5.4-inch) and iPhone 12 Pro Max (6.7-inch) are expected to be made available to pre-order on November 13, with deliveries and release the following week, November 20.

According to Kang the iPhone 12 lineup will be priced starting at $699. This report contains recent information regarding the iPhone 12's rumored prices, colors, and storage options.