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iPhone 12 Pro Vs iPhone X

iPhone 12 Pro
iPhone 12 Pro Starting from $447.73
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iPhone X
iPhone X Starting from $184.69
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How they compare

Customer reviews

iPhone 12 Pro iPhone X
Average
4.3/5
(2379)
4/5
(9676)
Tell us how you really feel 3/5
2.6/5

Design

iPhone 12 Pro iPhone X
Width 71.5 mm 72.5 mm
Height 146.7 mm 150.1 mm
Weight 189 g 163 g
Thickness 7.4 mm 8.28 mm
Volume 77.62 cm³ 90.11 cm³

Screen

iPhone 12 Pro iPhone X
Resolution 1170 x 2532 px 1080 x 2160 px
Density 460 ppi 427 ppi
Size 6.1 inches 5.65 inches

Battery

iPhone 12 Pro iPhone X
Battery capacity 2815 mAh* 3050 mAh*
Removable battery No No
Wireless charging Yes No
Fast charging Yes Yes
Ultra power saving mode Yes Yes

*Refurbished devices sold on Back Market offer at least 80% of this maximum charge capacity.

Performance

iPhone 12 Pro iPhone X
Maximum storage 512 GB 64 GB
Number of processor cores 6 8
External memory slot No Yes
RAM capacity 6 GB 4 GB
5G support Yes No
LTE support Yes Yes

Camera

iPhone 12 Pro iPhone X
Front camera resolution 12 MP 5 MP
Main camera resolution 12 MP 16 MP
Multi lens Yes Yes
Optical zoom Yes No
Flash Yes Yes
Optical stabilization Yes No
Slow motion video Yes No

Audio

iPhone 12 Pro iPhone X
Stereo speakers Yes No
3.5mm jack socket No Yes
Radio No Yes
Number of microphones 2 2

iPhone X vs iPhone 12 Pro Comparison

The iPhone X or the iPhone 12 Pro? Which is the best phone?

 

These two look-alike iPhones may appear to be the same, but there are some major differences. Is the slightly older iPhone X better for you or should you upgrade to the iPhone 12 Pro? 

 

iPhone X : a new design for Apple

 

Launched in 2017 and the first iPhone to display the Apple notch (the black part at the top of the screen that houses the camera, speaker, and Face ID tech). This was an iconic phone – sporting a new-style design with no home button, edge-to-edge display, and an enlarged power button, making it easy to reboot. However, the screen size is a little smaller than the iPhone 12 Pro, at 5.8-inches compared to 6.1-inches. Weighing 15 grams less than the 12 Pro, this is worth considering if you like to carry your phone in your pocket. Performance is good, but not as good as the 12 Pro’s thanks to the A14 Bionic processor (the iPhone X contains an A11) and double the X’s RAM (6 GB vs. 3 GB).  

 

iPhone 12 Pro: a big display on a newer smartphone

 

If you’re budget conscious, the good news is the iPhone 12 Pro is cheaper than the iPhone X, despite it sporting more features. The 12 Pro is easier to hold as it’s longer and thinner than the X and gives a brighter display thanks to its Super Retina XDR OLED screen. But the difference really shows with the iPhone 12 Pro’s superior camera. With a wide-angle lens that’s perfect for landscape shots, a larger image sensor for sharper focus, and an improved night-mode facility, the 12 Pro’s camera takes stunning photos. Battery life is similar on both phones (about a day with average use), but the 12 Pro will suck up battery power if you use 5G a lot (the X doesn’t have this feature). All-important charge time stands out on the iPhone 12 Pro, with it supporting 20W fast charging, while the X only has 15W.

 

If taking excellent quality photos and shooting videos is your thing, then we suggest the iPhone 12 Pro. Add to this the sleek performance and the stylish design, and you’ve got a high-spec phone that’s worth the investment.

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