iPhone 12 and 5G: All of your questions answered

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5G, touted Tuesday on the screen of Apple’s Steve Jobs Theater, is the biggest new feature in the iPhone 12 lineup.
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Apple’s latest tease: “Hi, Speed.” 5G speed, that is. On Tuesday, Apple made it official — all four of its new iPhone 12 models come with next-generation 5G cellular connectivity.The new version of wireless networks started rolling out across the globe last year and picked up speed in 2020. Virtually all new Android phones arriving in the US today offer 5G, and the country’s biggest carriers have been talking nonstop about the connectivity. Now that Apple is jumping into the fray with its 5G-enabled iPhone 12 models, the buzz about 5G is only going to get louder — even if consumers in places like the US aren’t exactly clamoring for 5G devices. 

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Apple hosted a virtual event on Oct. 13, where it showed off its new, expanded iPhone lineup — the 5.4-inch, $699 iPhone 12 Mini; 6.1-inch, $799 iPhone 12; 6.1-inch, $999 iPhone 12 Pro; and 6.7-inch, $1,099 iPhone 12 Pro Max. All of the phones …

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