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Apple posts big quarter on fast sales start for iPhone 12

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Apple’s delayed launch of its latest iPhones unleashed a holiday buying frenzy that propelled sales of the trendsetting company’s most popular product to its fastest start in yearsBy MICHAEL LIEDTKE AP Technology WriterJanuary 27, 2021, 10:04 PM• 3 min readSAN RAMON, Calif. -- Apple’s delayed launch of its latest iPhones unleashed a holiday buying frenzy that propelled sales of the trendsetting company’s most popular product to its fastest start in years.The apparently pent-up demand for four different iPhone 12 models highlighted Apple’s latest quarterly report Wednesday.Apple’s iPhone sales during the October-December period totaled $ 65.6 billion, a 17% increase from the same time in the previous year.Part of the gain reflected pandemic-driven production problems that pushed back the r
iPhone 12 launch causes NHS Covid-19 app confusion

iPhone 12 launch causes NHS Covid-19 app confusion

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Apple launches four new 5G-enabled iPhone 12 models – including first ‘iPhone Mini’

Apple launches four new 5G-enabled iPhone 12 models – including first ‘iPhone Mini’

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A month after holding its first September event for years without announcing a new iPhone, Apple has released four models in its new iPhone 12 range, all of which are 5G-compatible.They include a new line for Apple in the iPhone 12 Mini, which measures just 5.4in from corner to corner - making it the smallest 5G device available in the world - and will retail for £699 from 6 November. At the higher-end, there are two iPhone 12 Pro phones, with a large 6.5in display and a mammoth 6.7in display, will be available for £999 and £1,099 respectively. Image: The new iPhone 12 range The launch event: Here are the announcementsThe iPhone 12 Pro will be available for pre-order for £799 on 16 October, on the same schedule as the normal iPhone 12
Designer makes £77,000 from iPhone icons in a week

Designer makes £77,000 from iPhone icons in a week

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Apple releases new Watch and iPad, but no sign of the iPhone 12

Apple releases new Watch and iPad, but no sign of the iPhone 12

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Apple has launched a range of new products in its September event, but - for the first time in years - it has not released a new iPhone.Three new Apple Watches were shown off, as was the updated version of watchOS. The marquee new feature is a pulse oximeter which allows the wearable to detect blood oxygen levels by using red and infrared light to measure the colour of wearers' blood.This will be used with researchers in three studies focusing on respiratory diseases, including asthma and COVID-19. Image: Apple Watch and iPad took the centre stage, with no iPhone announcement The Apple Watch 6 will be available for £379 from 18 September, while the high-end version with GPS and cellular capabilities costs £479.