Realistic iPhone 12 concept shows what to expect from Apple this fall

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Will this be the year Apple finally ditches the notch?
Photo: ConceptsiPhone

The grand unveiling of Apple’s 2020 iPhone lineup is still nearly half a year away, but you can already get a solid look at what to expect with the newest concept trailer from ConceptsiPhone.

Created in cooperation with reliable iPhone-leaker Ben Geskin, this iPhone concept video avoids fanciful features like a holographic display or embedded Touch ID scanner in favor of a no-frills design that looks more like a mix between the iPhone X and iPhone 4, only without a notch.

Take a look:

Keep in mind the iPhone 12 is expected to be the cheapest handset Apple releases this fall and won’t have the same features as the iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max. It is expected to come in two sizes: 5.4-inch and 6.1-inches.

Early rumors suggest the iPhone 12 will still have just two rear-facing cameras while the two Pro models pack three cameras and a LiDAR sensor on the back. Apple introduced the new iPad Pros last week that came with LiDAR sensors, so it seems pretty likely that at least the most expensive iPhone will pick it up this year.

The design of all four new iPhones coming this fall will supposedly be more in line with the iPhone 4/4s/5/5s generation. We’ve seen a bunch of concepts that kill the Face ID notch on this year’s iPhones but it seems unlikely that Apple will be able to make that a reality this year. Apple is expected to unveil the new iPhones at its usual event in the fall. Considering all the production problems COVID-19 has brought to Apple’s supply chain though, we might not see the devices in the wild until later than usual.