My apologies to those that already purchased an iPhone 12 in one of many unique bland colours like blue, black, white, or crimson — as a result of the purple is very fairly.
However it’s additionally not precisely purple, the identical means the inexperienced iPhone 12 is not precisely inexperienced (it is seafoam, thanks very a lot). The purple is extra of a periwinkle or a lavender, with an aluminum border that is barely darker.
It takes me again to the times when Apple used to have enjoyable with its iPhones, which wasn’t even that way back. The iPhone 11 got here in yellow, inexperienced, and purple; the iPhone XR was obtainable in blue, yellow, and even coral; the iPhone 5C got here in a bunch of brilliant colours like blue, inexperienced, pink, and yellow.
Let’s hope these colorful new iMacs has impressed Apple to begin experimenting with colourful iPhones once more. Oh, and Tim Cook dinner, for those who’re studying this, let’s not wait till iPhone 13 is half a yr previous to launch the enjoyable ones, OK? OK.
However let me make one factor clear, there’s nothing new in regards to the purple iPhone apart from the colour. There are not any new specs, options, capabilities, therapeutic powers, and so forth. It additionally has the identical $799 beginning value ($699 for the Mini). As for availability, pre-orders begin April 23 and formally go on sale April 30.
And, for those who’re considering on whether or not or not you need to improve to the iPhone 12, then maybe you need to learn my review that I wrote all the way in which again in … November. You are welcome.