According to Verizon Communications Incís chief executive, Hans Vestberg, the new model has faster 5G connectivity thanks to its network which is set to overcome bottlenecks in big cities and crowded areas.
Apple Inc unveiled its 5G-enabled iPhone 12 on Tuesday.
The new smartphone has a 6.1-inch display, flat sides with a flush display, similar to the iPhone 5 version. iPhone 12 "mini" has a 5.4-inch screen.
The new phone comes in five colours: black, white, red, green and blue.
The price of the iPhone 12 starts at $799 and its "mini" version at $699.
The company also announced a HomePod Mini smart speaker which offers options such as allowing it to be used by multiple users in a home as well as sending information to car-based systems.
Users have been sharing some details about the newly released iPhone on Twitter.