Apple to fix iPhone 12's audio problems free of charge
Cupertino-based tech giant Apple has acknowledged that a small percentage of its current-generation iPhone 12 and 12 Pro models have been facing audio-related problems. The company has also announced that it will repair the affected units free of charge and that the problem does not extend to iPhone 12 mini and iPhone 12 Pro Max. Here are more details.
Who is eligible for the free repair service?
According to Apple, the iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro models that were manufactured between October 2020 and April 2021 have a "defect with a component on the receiver module." "If your iPhone 12 or iPhone 12 Pro does not emit sound from the receiver when you make or receive calls, it may be eligible for service," the company mentioned on its website.
The phones have an XDR OLED display
As far as their specifications are concerned, the iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro feature an aluminium/stainless steel and glass body with a wide notch, slim bezels, and an IP68-rated build quality. They bear a 6.1-inch Full-HD+ (1170x2532 pixels) XDR OLED screen with an aspect ratio of 19.5:9, a scratch-resistant ceramic glass coating, and HDR10 support. The phones are offered in multiple color variants.
They are equipped with a 12MP main camera
The iPhone 12 sports a dual rear camera setup comprising a 12MP (f/1.6) primary sensor and a 12MP (f/2.4) ultra-wide lens. The iPhone 12 Pro offers a similar camera module but with an additional 12MP (f/2.0) telephoto snapper and a ToF 3D LiDAR scanner. For selfies and video calling, they have a 12MP (f/2.2) front-facing camera.
They are powered by an A14 Bionic processor
The iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro draw power from Apple's A14 Bionic chipset, paired with up to 6GB of RAM and up to 512GB of storage. They run on iOS 14.1 and pack a 2,815mAh battery with 20W wired and 15W Qi magnetic wireless fast-charging support. For connectivity, they offer support for Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, NFC, and a Lightning port.