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Apple iPhone 12 Pro vs Apple iPad Air (2020) vs Apple iPhone 12

Compare phone and tablet specifications of up to three devices at once.

Display

Size:

6.1 inches
10.9 inches
6.1 inches

Resolution:

2532 x 1170 pixels, 457 PPI
2360 x 1640 pixels, 264 PPI
2532 x 1170 pixels, 457 PPI

Technology:

OLED
IPS LCD
OLED

Screen-to-body:

86.93 %
81.23 %
87.24 %

Peak brightness:

1200 cd/m2 (nit)
500 cd/m2 (nit)
1200 cd/m2 (nit)

Features:

60Hz refresh rate, HDR video support, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass (Ceramic Shield), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Oleophobic coating, Ambient light sensor
60Hz refresh rate, HDR video support, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass (Ceramic Shield), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Apple A14 Bionic
Apple A14 Bionic
Apple A14 Bionic

Processor:

Hexa-core, 64-bit, 5 nm
Hexa-core, Firestorm and Icestorm, 64-bit, 5 nm
Hexa-core, 64-bit, 5 nm

GPU:

Yes
Apple 4-core GPU
Yes

RAM:

6GB LPDDR5

Internal storage:

128GB (NVMe), not expandable
64GB, not expandable
64GB (NVMe), not expandable

Device type:

Smartphone
Tablet
Smartphone

OS:

iOS (14.x)
iPadOS (14.x)
iOS (14.x)

Battery

Capacity:

2815 mAh
2815 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Battery life test results:

Charging:

USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging, MagSafe wireless charging
USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging, MagSafe wireless charging

Max charge speed:

Wireless: 15.0W
Wireless: 15.0W

Camera

Rear:

Triple camera
Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera:

12 MP (OIS, PDAF)
12 MP (PDAF, BSI sensor)
12 MP (Sapphire crystal lens cover, OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.6; Focal length: 26 mm; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.8
Aperture size: F1.6; Focal length: 26 mm

Second camera:

12 MP (Telephoto, OIS, PDAF)
12 MP (Ultra-wide, Sapphire crystal lens cover)

Specifications:

Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.0; Focal Length: 52 mm
Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 13 mm

Third camera:

12 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 13 mm

Video recording:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (30 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps)

Features:

OIS, HDR, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light
Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, EIS
OIS, HDR, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording

Front:

12 MP (Time-of-Flight (ToF), EIS, HDR, Slow-motion videos)
7 MP (EIS, HDR)
12 MP (EIS, HDR, Slow-motion videos)

Video capture:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps)

Design

Dimensions:

5.78 x 2.82 x 0.29 inches (146.7 x 71.6 x 7.4 mm)
9.75 x 7.03 x 0.24 inches (247.6 x 178.5 x 6.1 mm)
5.78 x 2.81 x 0.29 inches (146.7 x 71.5 x 7.4 mm)

Weight:

6.66 oz (189.0 g)
16.23 oz (460.0 g)
5.78 oz (164.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Glass; Frame: Stainless steel
Back: Aluminum
Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum

Materials & Colors:

Pacific blue, Gold, Silver, Graphite

Resistance:

Water, Splash, Dust; IP68
Water, Dust; IP68

Biometrics:

3D Face unlock
Fingerprint (touch)
3D Face unlock

Keys:

Left: Volume control, Other; Right: Lock/Unlock key
Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key
Left: Volume control; Right: Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Rose gold, Space gray, Silver, Green, Sky blue
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
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), 13(700 c), 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)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 14(700 PS), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 21(1500 Upper), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)
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)
Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46, 48(3600)
Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 42(3500), 46, 48(3600)

UMTS:

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed:

LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM:

Yes
Yes
Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM, eSIM
Nano SIM, eSIM
Nano SIM, eSIM

HD Voice:

Yes
Yes

VoLTE:

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

No 3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

Dolby Atmos
Dolby Atmos

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation, Video recording
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0
5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, ax (Wi-Fi 6), dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, ax (Wi-Fi 6), dual-band; MIMO
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, ax (Wi-Fi 6), dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB:

Lightning
Type-C (reversible)
Lightning

Features:

Charging, Headphones port
Charging, Headphones port
Charging, Headphones port

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou, QZSS, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou, QZSS, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer, LiDAR scanner
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer

Other:

NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling)
UMA (Wi-Fi Calling)
NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling)

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T4
M3, T4

Buyers information

Price:

$ 1000
$ 729
$ 829

In The Box:

USB‑C to Lightning Cable, Documentation
USB‑C Charge Cable (1 meter), 20W USB‑C Power Adapter
USB-C to Lightning Cable, Documentation

Availability

Officially announced:

Oct 13, 2020
Sep 15, 2020
Oct 13, 2020
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