Hands on with the new purple iPhone 12
Apple exposed a new purple color for the iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 mini at the “Spring Loaded” event, six months after the line originally debuted. Heres what it looks like, in the real world, compared to some other popular iPhone finishes.How it fits into the iPhone 12 lineup
iPhone 12 mini, iPhone 12, purple iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro, and iPhone 12 Pro Max
The brand-new purple-colored iPhone 12 is available to get now and carries the very same cost and features as any other iPhone 12.
It joins the other colors for the iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 mini, including white, black, blue, green, and (PRODUCT) RED.When you compare it to the other colors, it is extremely similar because it is a soft pastel color that isnt brilliant or too vivid. The anodized aluminum edges are slightly darker than the back in its hue.
The green iPhone 12 compared to the purple iPhone 12
In our images, you can see it compared straight to the green iPhone 12 that we picked at launch.Compared to iPhone 11
For the iPhone 11, Apple also had a purple colorway readily available to users. We still had one on hand, so we believed it was apt to show the differences between them.
The purple iPhone 11 compared to the purple iPhone 12
In between the two, we easily choose the brand-new iPhone 12 purple versus the iPhone 11s. The iPhone 11 was paler and a little darker. It was borderline grey.The edges of the iPhone 11 were lighter, too, and looked like a light purple-grey color. Apple increase the vibrancy noticeably on the sides of the iPhone 12. It looks much better in our opinion.Available now
In between the 2, we quickly prefer the brand-new iPhone 12 purple versus the iPhone 11s. It was borderline grey.The edges of the iPhone 11 were lighter, too, and appeared as a light purple-grey color. Apple ramped up the vibrancy significantly on the sides of the iPhone 12.