The best News of the week: iOS 14 public Beta, iPhone accessories 12 and the other

Welcome with the usual appointment of iSpazio Best of the Week, the book where we summarize the best news of the week.

In the Best of the Week today:

  • AirPods 3 with SiP technology? | Rumor
  • Nikkei confirms, the iPhone 12 will be sold without accessories
  • With iOS 14, we will be able to pay with Apple Pay using QR codes
  • New design box iPhone 12
  • The price of the iPhone 12 might increase to $ 50
  • Apple releases iOS iPadOS 14 public beta
  • iPhone 12 Pro with 6GB of RAM? | Rumor
  • Apple starts the production of polarized lenses for Apple Glass

AirPods 3 with SiP technology? | Rumor

According to a new research note published by Kuo in a few days ago, The AirPods third-generation Apple will adopt a sreading SiP (System-in-Package) compact, similar to the AirPods Pro.

With respect to SMT technology, the SiP-systems in general allow producers to insert more components into a smaller space. The AirPods Pro, for example, use a design SiP with a chip H1 designed by Apple that handles audio, commands, Siri, features, noise cancellation and much more.

Nikkei confirmation; iPhone 12 will be sold without accessories

This morning, the Nikkei has published a new report on the next line of iPhone 12, confirming most of the rumors that we have already read in the previous days.

Nikkei claims that the iPhone 12 will be comprised of four new models , and each will be equipped with an OLED display. This will be the first time that all of the flagship phones of Apple using OLED technology that offers black real and a better contrast; for example, the cheaper models of iPhone 11 using the LCD display. The website asia, it also confirms what was previously reported on the lack of accessories in the package of the iPhone.

Nikkei says that Apple is not collecting these accessories to save on the costs of production, and is motivated by the fact that most of the users of iPhone already have a rich collection of charger and headphones.

With iOS 14, we will be able to pay with Apple Pay using QR codes

This week, Apple released the second beta version of iOS 14 with some minor changes and performance improvements.

9to5Mac has found a hidden feature in the app Wallet to allow users to make payments with QR codes using Apple Pay.

The references found in the code of iOS 14 reveal that Apple is working on a new method to allow users to make payments with Apple Pay by scanning a QR code or a bar code with the camera of the iPhone.

In addition to the payment function, the QR codes will play an important role in iOS 14. A new feature, called App Clip, will allow users to scan a QR code specialized to download and launch the fragments of an app to quickly complete a specific task. For example, a clip app may allow a customer to pay for goods in a shop without downloading the app to that activity.

New design box iPhone 12

Various reports in recent months have indicated that Apple will not include either the EarPods or the charging adapter in the package of the iPhone 12.

Thanks to the removal of the two accessories, the company could drastically reduce the size of the packaging of the new device and the production costs. Concepts iPhone, has made the concept of 3D, based on all the rumors leaked so far and information from a “reliable source“.

The insert has a very thin profile with a circular area that should accommodate a cable USB-C to Lightning and a square area that would contain the various paperwork and the traditional adhesives provided with the Apple products. Regarding the device, the company should place it above the only accessory included in the package.

The price of the iPhone 12 might increase to $ 50

Despite the fact that numerous reports have reported that Apple will not include the EarPods and the charger in the packaging of the iPhone 12 to reduce the production cost, an analyst says that the prices of the new models will be slightly higher than the line of iPhone 11.

Through a research note, the analyst Jeff Pu, reported that the starting price of the model 5.4-inch display will be of 749 dollars, an increase of $50 compared to the basic model of the iPhone 11. Pu said that the price increase is due to the addition of the 5G and the OLED display on all the iPhone models 12.

Thanks to the support of the 5G, the analyst believes that the price increase will be accepted by consumers” and “will not affect the application“, but the move would still controversy if the new EarPods and the charger will be really removed from the box.

This prediction contradicts the information shared by Jon Prosser to May, which stated that the prices of the iPhone 12 will start from 649 dollars.

iPhone 12 5.4 inches

  • Display, Super Retina OLED
  • 4 GB of RAM
  • 128 GB and 256 GB of storage space
  • At the price of $ 649 and $ 749, respectively.
  • Other details: includes an aluminum body, chip, A14, 5G, and dual camera.

iPhone 12 Max 6.1-inch display

  • Display, Super Retina OLED
  • 4 GB of RAM
  • 128 GB and 256 GB of storage space
  • At the price of $ 749 and $ 849, respectively.
  • Other details: includes an aluminum body, chip, A14, 5G, and dual camera.

iPhone 12 Pro 6.1-inch display

  • OLED Display Super Retina XDR with a color depth of 10 bit
  • 6 GB of RAM
  • 128 GB, 256 GB and 512 GB of storage space
  • At the price of $ 999, $ 1,099 and $ 1,299, respectively.
  • Other details: includes a stainless steel body, chip, A14, 5G, and triple camera + Scanner or LiDAR.

iPhone 12 Pro Max 6.7 inches

  • OLED Display Super Retina XDR with a color depth of 10 bit
  • 6 GB of RAM
  • 128 GB, 256 GB and 512 GB of storage space
  • At a price of $ 1,099, $ 1,199 and $ 1,399, respectively.
  • Other details: includes a stainless steel body, chip, A14, 5G, and triple camera + Scanner or LiDAR.

Apple releases iOS iPadOS 14 public beta

Apple has released the first beta version of iOS 14 , and iPadOS 14to his team of beta testers, the public, two days after releasing the second beta version for developers.

Those who want to be part of the beta testing, you may download updates to the iOS / iPadOS 14 via OTA after you have installed the configuration profile that is appropriate from the Apple Web site Beta Software Program on an iOS device.Apple has also released the first public beta of watchOS 7, tvOS 14 and macOS 11 Big Sur.

iPhone 12 Pro with 6GB of RAM? | Rumor

Apple should implement the chip A14 built with a new process to 5 nanometers in the iPhone this year, but details about the hardware are still unclear. According to @L0vetodream, the new System On a Chip (SoC), will lead to an increase of the RAM on the two models of iPhone 12 Pro.

Through a mysterious tweet, the leaker suggests that the Pro line will have 6 GB of RAM, while lower end models will remain with 4 GB of RAM. In comparison, iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max are equipped with a chip A13 with 4 GB of RAM.

iPhone 12 Pro

The additional RAM will allow the iPhone to handle more calculations, which should allow the simultaneous opening of multiple apps or browser tabs in the background. Apple could also decide to increase the RAM on models Pro so that they can better manage the scanner, or LiDAR.

Apple starts the production of polarized lenses for Apple Glass

According to reports, Apple has started test production with Foxconn and Akonia Holographics for the production of lens – transparent and polarized , which should be used in the Apple Glass.

If the lenses exceed the strict test of Apple, will be used on Apple Glass, as the glasses AR of the manufacturer of the iPhone that, according to some rumors, should be released in 2021 or 2022.

According to some sources, the construction of lenses for viewers AR is particularly challenging because they are composed of layers of extremely thin of different synthetic materials, each of which is sensitive to bubbles, scratches, and more.

To reduce the defects, the lenses must be manufactured in areas free of dust known as a clean room. Additionally, these special lenses are slightly larger than those that are typically found in glasses.