5 surprising things you didn't know about the iPhone 12

12 things you didn't know about the iPhone 12
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The iPhone 12 was finally launched yesterday after months of rumors and speculation. We'd heard tidbits of information about the latest iPhone all year, including its 5G capabilities and the fact that there were four models for the first time ever. However, Apple had plenty of surprises in store for us as well, including a brand new screen material and a new photo file format (more interesting than it sounds!).

We've rounded up the 12 most interesting things about the iPhone 12 that you might not have heard about already.

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Louise Carey

With over a decade of photographic experience, Louise arms Digital Camera World with a wealth of knowledge on photographic technique and know-how – something at which she is so adept that she's delivered workshops for the likes of ITV and Sue Ryder. Louise also brings years of experience as both a web and print journalist, having served as features editor for Practical Photography magazine and contributing photography tutorials and camera analysis to titles including Digital Camera Magazine and  Digital Photographer. Louise currently shoots with the Fujifilm X-T200 and the Nikon D800, capturing self-portraits and still life images, and is DCW's ecommerce editor, meaning that she knows good camera, lens and laptop deals when she sees them.