Following the release of the next-generation iPhone, Twitter users rushed to comment on the news, posting jokes about the design and technical specifications, as well as citing some "classical" beliefs about the iPhone.
Most comments pointed to the "lack of creativity" of the iPhone 12 designers, since this year's version significantly resembles the well-known iPhone 5, with the exception of the dual-lens camera.
iPhone 12 really think they're fooling us pic.twitter.com/4iGD0eb7qp— King Kunta 🍞🐏 (@Dr_lanzo) October 13, 2020
iPhone 12 is just iPhone 5 that graduated high school 🥴 pic.twitter.com/ifgRroDIkb— The Braid Goddess🌪 (@_bibi_sa_) October 13, 2020
Some suggested that the company is now set to make lots of money, referring to the conspiracy theory that Apple is deliberately interfering with the operating system on previous generations to force customers into buying its new gadgets. Back in 2017, the company actually admitted to intentionally slowing down older versions without notifying customers.
Those who believe Apple is still doing that, expect "glitches" on their own devices, including those released in 2019.
*iphone 12 gets revealed*— sillyglock (@sillyglock) October 13, 2020
iPhone 11: pic.twitter.com/RHvZU4X1Nk
Others pointed out that Apple announces a new iPhone every year but the devices are not so much different from each other, with just a few new characteristics added, however, the customers are still ready to wait in hours-long lines in order to get the anticipated device.
apple explaining the difference between the iphone x, xs, 11, and 12 pic.twitter.com/WLVH5BOyIY— splash brothers (@klayphenSaga) October 13, 2020
Customer: so what’s the difference between the IPhone 12 and the IPhone 12 pro?— chocolate badussy. (@stm0rggs) October 13, 2020
Apple Employees: pic.twitter.com/UypfEb3Wzf
Me seeing Apple iPhone 12 will still have that ugly a** notched screen.... pic.twitter.com/gDR2GNaRpZ— Steven Grossman (@stevengrossman) October 13, 2020
Others giggled about typical iPhone users who consider Apple devices something fancy and a must-have, even if they cannot actually afford it.
Should I go into debt and buy the new iPhone 12 pro pic.twitter.com/BwQmleDohR— ★𝐦.⁷ (@JIMIMCHANEL) October 13, 2020
Finally, users joked that as soon as a renewed version is unveiled, the previous generations are automatically considered "outdated".
When you bought the iPhone 11 3 months ago and you see the new iPhone 12 pic.twitter.com/RNyWbP9Lpa— Vicky (@Vicky80122799) October 13, 2020