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Apple iPhone 12 Pro vs Apple iPhone 8 Plus vs Apple iPhone 7 Plus

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

Display

Size:

6.1 inches
5.5 inches
5.5 inches

Resolution:

2532 x 1170 pixels, 457 PPI
1920 x 1080 pixels, 16:9 ratio, 401 PPI
1920 x 1080 pixels, 16:9 ratio, 401 PPI

Technology:

OLED
IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body:

86.93 %
67.47 %
67.58 %

Peak brightness:

1200 cd/m2 (nit)
625 cd/m2 (nit)
625 cd/m2 (nit)

Features:

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

Hardware

System chip:

Apple A14 Bionic
Apple A11 Bionic APL1W72
Apple A10 Fusion APL1W24

Processor:

Hexa-core, 64-bit, 5 nm
Hexa-core, 2390 MHz, Monsoon and Mistral, 64-bit, 10 nm
Quad-core, 2340 MHz, 64-bit, 16 nm

GPU:

Yes
Apple 3-core GPU
PowerVR 7XT GT7600 Plus

RAM:

6GB LPDDR5
3GB LPDDR4
3GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

128GB (NVMe), not expandable
256GB, not expandable
256GB, not expandable

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

iOS (14.x)
iOS (14.x, 13.x, 12.x, 11.x)
iOS (14.x, 13.x, 12.x, 11.x, 10.x)

Battery

Capacity:

2815 mAh
2691 mAh
2900 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

Max charge speed:

Wireless: 15.0W
Wired: 15.0W; Wireless: 7.5W

Camera

Rear:

Triple camera
Dual camera
Dual camera

Main camera:

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

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.6; Focal length: 26 mm; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm

Second camera:

12 MP (Telephoto, OIS, PDAF)
12 MP (Telephoto, Sapphire crystal lens cover, PDAF, CMOS image sensor, BSI sensor)
12 MP (Telephoto, Sapphire crystal lens cover, Autofocus)

Specifications:

Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.0; Focal Length: 52 mm
Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.8; Focal Length: 56 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm
Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.8; Focal Length: 56 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.6"; Pixel size: 1 μm

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), 1280x720 (HD)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)

Features:

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

Front:

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

Video capture:

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

Design

Dimensions:

5.78 x 2.82 x 0.29 inches (146.7 x 71.6 x 7.4 mm)
6.24 x 3.07 x 0.30 inches (158.4 x 78.1 x 7.5 mm)
6.23 x 3.07 x 0.29 inches (158.2 x 77.9 x 7.3 mm)

Weight:

6.66 oz (189.0 g)
7.13 oz (202.0 g)
6.63 oz (188.0 g)

Materials:

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

Materials & Colors:

Pacific blue, Gold, Silver, Graphite

Resistance:

Water, Splash, Dust; IP68
Water, Dust; IP67
Water, Dust; IP67

Biometrics:

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

Keys:

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

Colors:

Gold, Silver, Red, Space gray
Black, Gold, Silver, Red, Rose gold, Jet black

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), 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), 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), 66(AWS-3)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 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)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 42(3500), 46, 48(3600)
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS:

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

Data Speed:

LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A Cat 12/13 (600/150 Mbit/s), LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A Cat 12 (600/100 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM:

Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM, eSIM
Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice:

Yes
Yes

VoLTE:

Yes
Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

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

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

Dolby Atmos
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0
5.0
4.2

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

USB:

Lightning
Lightning
Lightning

Features:

Charging, Headphones port
Charging, Headphones port
Charging, Headphones port, Mass storage device

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou, QZSS, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, 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)
NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling)
NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T4
M3, T4

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Sep 07, 2016

FCC ID value:

BCG-E3087A link

Measured SAR:

Head:

1.09 W/kg

Body:

1.10 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.52 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.13 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 1000
$ 949
$ 969

In The Box:

USB‑C to Lightning Cable, Documentation
EarPods with Lighting connector, Lightning to 3.5mm headphone jack adapter, Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter, Documentation

Availability

Officially announced:

Oct 13, 2020
Sep 12, 2017
Sep 07, 2016
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