Mobile Phones: iPhone 12
News & Reviews: iPhone 12
Oct 11, 2023
Last month, a French government agency apparently claimed that the iPhone 12 series had a radiation leak and was forced to slap a ban on the lineup. It was bizarre news for sure and denied by Apple, but at least the company is doing something about it.
Sep 14, 2023
In a few hours after revealing the iPhone 15 series, a government agency (ANFR) from France decided to ban the iPhone 12 due to radiation leaks. According to a Specific Absorption Rate (SAR) test they did, Jean-Noel Barrot, a junior minister said the iPhone 12 has a slightly higher radiation than the legal figure.
Sep 08, 2022
As per tradition, older iPhone models will become cheaper whenever a new iPhone series is announced. However, that's not really the case for the Malaysian market. Due to inflation, the iPhone SE (3rd Gen) apparently got more expensive whereas the iPhone 13 series and iPhone 12 prices only dropped a bit.
Apr 28, 2022
After announcing that a self-repair programme was in the works last November, Apple has finally launched the programme in the United States. Called the 'Apple Self Service Repair', it will be expanded to other countries beginning with Europe later this yeart.
Mar 14, 2022
Apple’s controversial move of not including chargers and EarPods when you purchase an iPhone drew the flake of many when it was first announced back in 2020. In fact, a lot of rival companies even poked fun and mocked the decision through various ads, most notably Samsung.
However, 2 years on, it seems that not including chargers with smartphone purchases has become the new industry standard practice. In fact, most of the major smartphone manufacturers have been doing the same or planning to do so in the future.
Mar 09, 2022
Counterpoint Research, a global industry analysis firm based in Asia yesterday revealed last year's top 10 best-selling smartphone models in the world and the results may surprise you. First of all, the list is dominated with Apple devices with the iPhone 12 being last year’s best-selling smartphone.
In fact, 7 out of the 10 entries are Apple smartphones, including all top 5 best-selling smartphones. However, the biggest surprises from the results have got to be the fact that no flagship Android devices made it to the list and that the best-selling Android phone last year was the Samsung Galaxy A12.
Nov 18, 2021
When it comes to repairing smartphones, it can really hit a hole in your wallet depending on the model. If it's an iPhone, that's even more and most of the time, people would rather not fix it. However, Apple just announced a new Self Service Repair and as the name implies, yes - you can do it yourself now.
Sep 28, 2021
If you remember back in May, a Brazillian actually won a lawsuit against Apple for not including a charger in the iPhone 12 series box. This is due to Brazil's consumer protection regulator body, Procon-SP accused Apple of "misleading advertising".
Aug 24, 2021
In the upcoming Merdeka, Hotlink by Maxis will be offering some attractive vouchers, prizes and smartphone redemption to the customers. Under the campaign “Bikin Selalu, Hotlink App Dulu”, Hotlink subscribers will just need to reload their credit or purchase e-vouchers on the Hotlink app to participate.
Aug 19, 2021
In conjunction with Malaysia’s 64th Merdeka anniversary, Celcom is reaching out to all Malaysians with exclusive deals that offer savings and affordability. Starting today until 30 September 2021, the blue telco is offering savings up to RM2200 for the latest iPhone models such as the iPhone 12, iPhone 12 mini, iPhone 11, iPhone XR and iPhone SE when customers sign up with Celcom’s MEGA postpaid plans.