Apple iPhone 12

Description

Apple iPhone 12 is the bigger version of the regular iPhone 12 mini. The handset's hardware include a 6.1-inch OLED display, 5nm Apple A14 Bionic processor, and a dual-camera setup with a large sensor. 5G and Face ID are on board, too. The Apple iPhone 12 starting price is $829.

Pros

  • 5G ready
  • High screen-to-body ratio (87.24 %)
  • Supports wireless charging

Cons

  • 64GB basic storage (not expandable)

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Display

Benchmarks
Size: 6.1 inches
Resolution: 2532 x 1170 pixels, 457 PPI
Technology: OLED
Screen-to-body: 87.24 %
Peak brightness: 1200 cd/m2 (nit)
Features: 60Hz refresh rate, HDR video support, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass (Ceramic Shield), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

Benchmarks
System chip: Apple A14 Bionic
Processor: Hexa-core, 64-bit, 5 nm
GPU: Yes
Internal storage: 64GB (NVMe), not expandable
Device type: Smartphone
OS: iOS (14.x)

Battery

Benchmarks
Capacity: 2815 mAh
Type: Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Battery life test results: link
Charging: USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging, MagSafe wireless charging
Max charge speed: Wireless: 15.0W

Camera

Benchmarks
Rear: Dual camera
Main camera: 12 MP (Sapphire crystal lens cover, OIS, PDAF)
Specifications: Aperture size: F1.6; Focal length: 26 mm
Second camera: 12 MP (Ultra-wide, Sapphire crystal lens cover)
Specifications: Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 13 mm
Video recording: 3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps)
Features: OIS, HDR, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording
Front: 12 MP (EIS, HDR, Slow-motion videos)
Video capture: 3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps)
Dimensions: 5.78 x 2.81 x 0.29 inches (146.7 x 71.5 x 7.4 mm)
Weight: 5.78 oz (164.0 g)
Materials: Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum
Resistance: Water, Dust; IP68
Biometrics: 3D Face unlock
Keys: Left: Volume control; Right: Lock/Unlock key
Colors: Black, White, Red, Green, Blue

Cellular

5G: n1, n2, n3, n5, n7, n8, n12, n20, n25, n28, n38, n40, n41, n66, n71, n77, n78, n79, n260, n261, Sub-6, mmWave
LTE (FDD): Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 14(700 PS), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)
LTE (TDD): Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 42(3500), 46, 48(3600)
UMTS: 850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
Data Speed: LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
Dual SIM: Yes
SIM type: Nano SIM, eSIM
HD Voice: Yes
VoLTE: Yes

Multimedia

Headphones: No 3.5mm jack
Speakers: Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Features: Dolby Atmos
Screen mirroring: Wireless screen share
Additional microphone(s): for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth: 5.0
Wi-Fi: 802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, ax (Wi-Fi 6), dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
USB: Lightning
Features: Charging, Headphones port
Location: GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou, QZSS, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning
Sensors: Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer
Other: NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling)
Hearing aid compatible: M3, T4

Buyers information

Price: $ 829
In The Box: USB-C to Lightning Cable, Documentation

Availability

Officially announced: Oct 13, 2020
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Alternative variants

Apple iPhone 12

with 128GB storage

Differences from the main variant:
Internal storage: 128GB
Price: $ 879

Apple iPhone 12

with 256GB storage

Differences from the main variant:
Internal storage: 256GB
Price: $ 979

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