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iPhone 12 Vs iPhone 12 Pro

iPhone 12
iPhone 12 Starting from $355.87
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iPhone 12 Pro
iPhone 12 Pro Starting from $551.58
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Customer reviews

iPhone 12 iPhone 12 Pro
Average
4.3/5
(4598)
4.3/5
(2379)
Value for money 3/5
3/5

Design

iPhone 12 iPhone 12 Pro
Width 71.5 mm 71.5 mm
Height 147.7 mm 146.7 mm
Weight 164 g 189 g
Thickness 7.4 mm 7.4 mm
Volume 78.15 cm³ 77.62 cm³

Screen

iPhone 12 iPhone 12 Pro
Resolution 1170 x 2532 px 1170 x 2532 px
Density 460 ppi 460 ppi
Size 6.1 inches 6.1 inches

Battery

iPhone 12 iPhone 12 Pro
Battery capacity 2815 mAh* 2815 mAh*
Removable battery No No
Wireless charging Yes Yes
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 iPhone 12 Pro
Maximum storage 256 GB 512 GB
Number of processor cores 6 6
External memory slot No No
RAM capacity 4 GB 6 GB
5G support Yes Yes
LTE support Yes Yes

Camera

iPhone 12 iPhone 12 Pro
Front camera resolution 12 MP 12 MP
Main camera resolution 12 MP 12 MP
Multi lens Yes Yes
Optical zoom Yes Yes
Flash Yes Yes
Optical stabilization Yes Yes
Slow motion video Yes Yes
Main camera video resolution 2160 px 2160 px

Audio

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

iPhone 12 vs iPhone 12 Pro Comparison

iPhone 12 vs. iPhone 12 Pro: How different are they?

If you're trying to decide between an iPhone 12 and an iPhone 12 Pro, keep in mind that they mainly differ in design and color options. While the iPhone 12 Pro is available in graphite, silver, gold, and Pacific Blue, the iPhone 12, comes in white, black, blue and green. In terms of feel, the iPhone 12 is lighter (164 g) than the iPhone 12 Pro (189 g). As for materials, both iPhones have a glass back. However, the iPhone 12 has an aluminum frame, while the iPhone 12 Pro has a solid stainless steel frame.

 

Which iPhone 12 takes better photos?

The iPhone 12 Pro has an extra lens, a 2x 12 MP optical zoom with an f/2.0 aperture. Also, the iPhone 12 Pro has a LiDAR scanner that allows for better distance measurement in augmented reality. Both the iPhone 12 and the iPhone 12 Pro have a 12 MP Front Sensor, can take photos and videos with 4K quality, and have slow-motion mode.

 

iPhone 12 vs. iPhone 12 Pro: What are the performance differences?

Both the iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro feature the same processor, the Apple A14 Bionic with 6 cores. Image transitions and speed of execution are excellent, even in the most demanding games. The only performance difference between the two models is the RAM: While the iPhone 12 Pro is available with 6 GB of RAM, the iPhone 12 is equipped with 4 GB of RAM. However, this difference is negligible in everyday use. The internal storage capacity is also better on the iPhone Pro. The iPhone 12 Pro is available with 128 GB, 256 GB, or 512 GB of storage, while the iPhone 12 is available with 64 GB, 128 GB, or 256 GB. 

 

Does the iPhone 12 Pro have a better screen?

The biggest difference between the screens of the iPhone 12 and the iPhone 12 Pro is that the Pro has a greater spectrum of brightness options (1200 nits).

 

The bottom line on iPhone 12 vs. iPhone 12 Pro

It mostly comes down to your personal preferences around look and feel, as most of the technology under the hood is the same for both models. However, super serious photographers and those needing an ungodly amount of storage space, might want to opt for the Pro.

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