Apple iPhone 4 vs Apple iPhone 12 Pro vs Apple iPhone XS

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Display

Size:

3.5 inches
6.1 inches
5.8 inches

Resolution:

960 x 640 pixels, 326 PPI
2532 x 1170 pixels, 457 PPI
2436 x 1125 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, 459 PPI

Technology:

IPS LCD
OLED
OLED

Screen-to-body:

55.77 %
86.93 %
82.64 %

Colors:

16 777 216

Peak brightness:

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

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

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

Hardware

System chip:

Apple A4
Apple A14 Bionic
Apple A12 Bionic APL1W81

Processor:

Single core, 1000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A8
Hexa-core, 64-bit, 5 nm
Hexa-core, 2490 MHz, Vortex and Tempest, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU:

PowerVR SGX535
Yes
Apple 4-core GPU

RAM:

0.5GB
6GB LPDDR5
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

32GB
128GB (NVMe), not expandable
64GB, not expandable

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

iOS (7.x, 6.1, 6.x, 5.1, 5, 4.x)
iOS (14.x)
iOS (14.x, 13.x, 12.x)

Battery

Capacity:

1420 mAh
2815 mAh
2659 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:

Single camera
Triple camera
Dual camera

Main camera:

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

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.8; Sensor size: 1/3.2"; Pixel size: 1.75 μm
Aperture size: F1.6; Focal length: 26 mm; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Second camera:

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

Specifications:

Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.0; Focal Length: 52 mm
Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 52 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Third camera:

12 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications:

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

Video recording:

1280x720 (HD) (30 fps)
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)

Features:

Video calling
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

Front:

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

Video capture:

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

Design

Dimensions:

4.50 x 2.31 x 0.37 inches (114.3 x 58.6 x 9.3 mm)
5.78 x 2.82 x 0.29 inches (146.7 x 71.6 x 7.4 mm)
5.65 x 2.79 x 0.30 inches (143.6 x 70.9 x 7.7 mm)

Weight:

4.83 oz (137.0 g)
6.66 oz (189.0 g)
6.24 oz (177.0 g)

Materials:

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

Materials & Colors:

Pacific blue, Gold, Silver, Graphite

Resistance:

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

Biometrics:

3D Face unlock
3D Face unlock

Keys:

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

Colors:

Black, White
Gold, Silver, Space gray

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), 14(700 PS), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 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

UMTS:

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

Data Speed:

HSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

Dual SIM:

Yes
Yes

SIM type:

Micro SIM
Nano SIM, eSIM
Nano SIM, eSIM

HD Voice:

Yes
Yes

VoLTE:

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

Dolby Atmos

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s):

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

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

2.1, EDR
5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 b, g, n; Hotspot
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

USB:

Proprietary, USB 2.0
Lightning
Lightning

Features:

Charging
Charging, Headphones port
Charging, Headphones port

Location:

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

Sensors:

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

Other:

Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling)
NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling)

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T4
M3, T4

Phone features

Notifications:

Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Jun 07, 2010
Sep 12, 2018

FCC ID value:

BCG-E2380A link
BCG-E3218A link

Measured SAR:

Head:

1.17 W/kg
0.90 W/kg

Measured in:

1900 MHz

Body:

0.43 W/kg
0.99 W/kg

Measured in:

1900 MHz

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.53 W/kg

Wireless Router:

0.99 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 1000
$ 999

In The Box:

USB‑C to Lightning Cable, Documentation
EarPods with Lightning Connector, Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter, Documentation

Availability

Officially announced:

Jun 07, 2010
Oct 13, 2020
Sep 12, 2018
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