iPhone 12 range could be delayed and lack a key feature
The iPhone 12 range might have the same refresh rate as the 11 Pro Max (above)
As exciting as the upcoming iPhone 12 range sounds, two not-so-promising rumors about it have emerged, focused on a missing feature and a potential delay of weeks or more.
First up, the feature. According to Ross Young (CEO of Display Supply Chain Consultants and a major leaker of screen-related smartphone information) none of the iPhone 12 models will have a 120Hz screen.
We’d been hearing for a while that it was likely the iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max would both have a 120Hz refresh rate, a feature that would help them match the likes of the OnePlus 8 Pro and Samsung Galaxy S20, but according to Young, none of his contacts could corroborate this.
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Apparently they said the feature wouldn’t arrive until 2021 (presumably on the iPhone 13) and in a follow-up tweet Young added that “we asked a lot of insiders and they all said no” to a 120Hz display on any iPhone 12 models.
While this is of course just a rumor for now, Young sounds very confident of the information, so we might be waiting a while longer than hoped for a 120Hz iPhone.
In fact, we might be waiting a while longer than hoped for any new iPhones, as Nikkei Asian Review claims to have heard from sources that there are delays of between four ...
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