• A leak claims that Apple will release 4G versions of the iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Max
  • The 4G versions will also cost less than the 5G versions
  • Fans will have more affordable options to choose from if the leak is accurate

Previous reports indicated that Apple's upcoming iPhone 12 lineup will be composed of four models, coming in three different sizes: an entry-level iPhone 12 that has a 5.4-inch display, a bigger but non-Pro iPhone 12 Max that has a 6.1-inch display, the 6.1-inch iPhone 12 Pro, and the largest among the bunch – the 6.7-inch iPhone 12 Pro Max.

All of these devices are believed to offer support for 5G networks so that users can take advantage of the new and faster standard. A tweet from Twitter leaker @omegaleaks (via PhoneArena), however, reveals that Apple is also planning to release 4G variants of the non-Pro iPhone 12 models.

Here's what the leaker claims and what fans should expect if the leak is accurate.

There will be an LTE version of the 5.4-inch iPhone 12

First, the leaker claims that there'll be a 4G version of the entry-level iPhone 12. It's worth noting that last year, Rosenblatt analyst Jun Zhang predicted that Apple will be releasing a 4G version of the 5.4-inch iPhone 12. The analyst, however, said this device will be a “Pro” model – something that has been countered by more recent leaks, including that of Frontpage Tech's Jon Prosser.

The leaker said the 4G version will be sold for $549, which is significantly cheaper than the iPhone 11's price at launch.

There will also abe an LTE version of the larger iPhone 12 Max

Second, the leaker also claimed that the 6.1-inch iPhone 12 Max will also have a 4G version that will sell for $649, which is still cheaper than the iPhone 11's $699 launch price. Zhang also predicted that a 4G version of the 6.1-inch iPhone 12 will be released.

As for the 5G versions, the leaker said they will sell for the price that Prosser leaked earlier: $649 for the iPhone 12 and $749 for the iPhone 12 Max.

That said, fans should take all of these leaks with a grain of salt. Apple hasn't announced anything yet, which means all of these is but a rumor at the moment. Stay tuned for more details as they come.

iPhone 11 Pro Unboxing
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