Yesterday we brought you all the news from Apple’s big iPhone launch in California.
In case you missed it, there will be four new iPhones coming to Apple stores in the coming weeks — the iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Mini, iPhone 12 Pro, and iPhone 12 Pro Max a Mini version.
Set to be powered by 5G for the first time, the new devices have already received rave reviews from experts for the superspeeds on offer.
However, the internet has a slightly different take on the new range of iPhones.
According to some, the new square shape of the iPhone 12 is reminiscent of the iPhone 5, which was launched by Apple all the way back in 2012.
The new iPhone 12 Mini is particularly similar in its appearance to the iPhone 5.
Seriously, Apple's new iPhone 12 is a literal remix of Steve Jobs' greatest iPhone: the iPhone 5, MagSafe, & variations on color (rose gold)!🤦♂️
— firstname.lastname@example.org (@Jason) October 13, 2020
— 🅳🅈🄻🄰🄽 (@DylanMcD8) October 14, 2020
Some could see the funny side of the design.
— spooky teagan (@KatycatTeagan) October 13, 2020
Iphone 5 and iphone 12😂😂 pic.twitter.com/5tugmzqIOg
— Moves Like Jacka (@_thejacka) October 13, 2020
iPhone users: Ewwww I can’t go back to using a phone as small as the iPhone 5
Apple: iPhone 12 mini pic.twitter.com/bysoTpCzpA
— dannyola (@dannyola14) October 14, 2020
— Complex (@Complex) October 13, 2020
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