iPhone 12 vs iPhone 12 Pro

iPhone 12
iPhone 12
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iPhone 12 Pro
iPhone 12 Pro
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iPhone 12iPhone 12 Pro


iPhone 12iPhone 12 Pro
Width71.5 mm71.5 mm
Height147.7 mm146.7 mm
Weight164 g189 g
Thickness7.4 mm7.4 mm
Volume78.15 cm³77.62 cm³


iPhone 12iPhone 12 Pro
Resolution1170 x 2532 px1170 x 2532 px
Density460 ppi460 ppi
Size6.1 inches6.1 inches


iPhone 12iPhone 12 Pro
Battery capacity2815 mAh2815 mAh
Removable batteryNoNo
Wireless chargingYesYes
Fast chargingYesYes
Ultra power saving modeYesYes

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iPhone 12iPhone 12 Pro
Maximum storage256 GB512 GB
Number of processor cores66
External memory slotNoNo
RAM capacity4 GB6 GB
5G supportYesYes
LTE supportYesYes


iPhone 12iPhone 12 Pro
Front camera resolution12 MP12 MP
Main camera resolution12 MP12 MP
Multi lensYesYes
Optical zoomYesYes
Optical stabilizationYesYes
Slow motion videoYesYes
Main camera video resolution2160 px2160 px


iPhone 12iPhone 12 Pro
Stereo speakersYesYes
3.5mm jack socketNoNo
Number of microphones22

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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