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All About The Apple iPhone 12

author Luis Silva (Updated on: July 2021)

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What You Should Know About The iPhone 12





Considering their rivals:

- Its performance is 53% above the average (4067 vs. 2658).

- Its display is 5% smaller than the average (6.1" vs. 6.42").

- All of its rivals have AMOLED displays.

- 56% of its opponents have a refresh rate of 90hz or more.

- 96% of its competitors have an ALWAYS-ON display.

- 88% of its adversaries have the ability to play HDR content.

- 64% of its rivals have a Gorilla Glass 6 or newer protection.

- Its picture quality score is 47% above the average (139 vs. 94.50).

- 64% of its adversaries have a telephoto lens.

- Fast charging is 36% slower than the average (20w vs. 31w).

- 88% of its oppositors have wireless charging.

- Wireless charging speed is 14% slower than the average (15w vs. 17w).

- 64% of its rivals have reverse wireless charging.

- If you prefer smaller smartphones, then this one is 7% below the average (146mm vs. 158mm/5.75in vs. 6.21in).

- If you value a lightweight smartphone, then this one is 11% lighter than the average (164g. vs. 184g./5.78oz. vs. 6.49oz).

- 88% of its adversaries have a full glass body.

- 84% of its contenders are water-resistant.

- Internal storage is below the average. (64GB. vs. 143GB.).

- 60% of its rivals have a MicroSD card slot.

- 68% of its opponents have Bluetooth 5.1.

- 4% of its competitors have Bluetooth 5.2.

- All of its rivals have NFC.

- 20% of its adversaries have an headphone jack.



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 Specifications 
  • Pros 
    Performance
    AMOLED
    Cameras
    Fast Charging
    Wireless Charging
    Glass Protection




  • Cons 
    Always-On-Display
    MicroSD Slot
    3.5mm Jack
    Price






  • Price 

    Amazon: $0

    eBay: $1120

    BestBuy: $0

    Walmart: $969

  • Performance 
    Year: 2020
    Updates: 6 years
    Apple A14
    Apple GPU
    iOS 14.1
    Geekbench 5: 4067




  • Display 
    6.1" 1170x2532
    457 DPI
    Gorilla Glass V
    AMOLED
    No Always-On
    639 Nits



  • Cameras 
    2 Cameras

    With OIS
    With HDR
    4 LED Flashes
    2160p (4k)
    DP/Laser focus

    Dxo/Tek Score: 139

  • Main Camera 
    12 MP
    f/1.6
    26mm
    Sensor size: -
    Pixel size: 1.4

     
    Selfie 
    12 Mp f/2.2 23 mm
  • Other Cameras 
    12 Mp f/2.4 13mm
    Wide-Angle








  • Body 
    146x71x7 mm
    5.75x2.80x0.28 in
    164g. / 5.78oz.
    Full Glass
    88% STBR
    Looks: 10/10
    13mm
    IP68

  • Colors 
    Black
    White
    Red
    Green
    Blue





  • Battery 
    2815mAh
    Charging: 20w
    Wireless: 15w

    1T+1W+1V*: 79%
    1T+3W+1V*: 64%
    1T+1W+3V*: 64%



  • Storage 
    RAM: 4GB
    Storage: 64GB
    No MicroSD

     
    Connectivity 
    4G/5G: 5G
    3.5mm jack: No
    Bluetooth: 5.0
    NFC: Yes



 Top 5 
  •    Price 
    Find X3 Lite
    #1$554
    Galaxy Note 10+
    #2$565
    iPhone 11
    #3$575
    Pixel 5
    #4$580
    iPhone 12
    #20$689
  • Global Score 
    Xperia 1 II
    #17.76
    Galaxy Note 10+
    #27.65
    8 Pro
    #37.52
    Galaxy S21 Plus
    #47.47
    iPhone 12
    #206.76
  • Performance 
    iPhone 12
    #18.8
    Mi 11
    #27.8
    iPhone 11 Pro
    #37.7
    Mi 10 Pro
    #47.6
    iPhone 11
    #57.5
  • Display 
    Galaxy S20 Plus
    #19.8
    Mi 11
    #29.8
    Galaxy S20 U.EX
    #39.8
    Galaxy S20
    #49.8
    iPhone 12
    2.9
  • Display Size 
    Galaxy S20 U.EX
    #16.9
    Galaxy S20 U.EX
    #26.9
    Galaxy Note 10+
    #36.8
    Mi 11
    #46.8
    iPhone 12
    #276.1
  • Dots Per Inch 
    Xperia 1 II
    #1642
    Xperia 1
    #2642
    Galaxy S20 EX
    #3565
    Galaxy S20
    #4565
    iPhone 12
    #20457
  • Cameras 
    Mi 10 Pro
    #18.6
    iPhone 11 Pro
    #28.5
    Mi 10
    #38.5
    Galaxy S20 U.EX
    #48.5
    iPhone 12
    #68.2
  • Camera MP 
    Mi 10 Pro
    #1108
    Mi 11
    #2108
    Mi 10
    #3108
    Galaxy S20 U.EX
    #4108
    iPhone 12
    12
  • Zoom (mm) 
    P30 Pro
    #1125
    Galaxy S20 U.EX
    #2103
    Galaxy S20 U.EX
    #3103
    Mi 10 Pro
    #494


  • Body 
    Pixel 5
    #19.1
    Galaxy S10
    #28.9
    Galaxy S10 SD
    #38.9
    iPhone 12
    #48.6
    Galaxy S20
    #58.6
  • Screen-To-Body 
    Galaxy Note 10+
    #192
    Galaxy S20 Plus
    #292
    Mi 11
    #391
    Galaxy S20 U.EX
    #491
    iPhone 12
    #1588
  • Looks 
    Galaxy Note 10+
    #110
    Reno4 Pro
    #210
    Galaxy S10
    #310
    P30 Pro
    #410
    iPhone 12
    #810
  • Weight (g) 
    Pixel 5
    #1151
    Galaxy S10
    #2157
    Galaxy S10 SD
    #3157
    Galaxy S20 EX
    #4163
    iPhone 12
    #7164
  • Size (mm) 
    iPhone XS
    #1143
    iPhone X
    #2143
    Pixel 5
    #3144
    iPhone 11 Pro
    #4144
    iPhone 12
    #5146
  • Battery+Charg. 
    Mi 10 Pro
    #18
    Mi 11
    #27.9
    Mi 10
    #37.7
    Galaxy Note 10+
    #47.6
    iPhone 12
    #186.6
  • Battery* 
    Galaxy Note 10+
    #184
    P30 Pro
    #284
    Galaxy S21 Plus
    #384
    Mi 10 Pro
    #484
    iPhone 12
    #2379
  • Batt.:Browsing* 
    iPhone 11
    #171
    Mi 10 Pro
    #271
    Mi 10
    #371
    P30 Pro
    #470
    iPhone 12
    #1864
  • Battery:Video* 
    Galaxy Note 10+
    #174
    P30 Pro
    #274
    Mi 10 Pro
    #374
    Galaxy S21 Plus
    #474
    iPhone 12
    #2464
  • Fast Charging. 
    Find X3 Lite
    #165
    Reno4 Pro
    #265
    Mi 11
    #355
    Mi 10 Pro
    #450
    iPhone 12
    #1820
  • Wireless Charg. 
    Mi 11
    #150
    Mi 10 Pro
    #230
    Mi 10
    #330
    8 Pro
    #430
    iPhone 12
    15
  • Storage 
    Galaxy Note 10+
    #110
    Xperia 1 II
    #210
    Mi 10 Pro
    #38.5
    8 Pro
    #48.5
    iPhone 12
    2.8
  • Int. Storage 
    Galaxy Note 10+
    #1256
    Mi 10 Pro
    #2256
    Xperia 1 II
    #3256
    8 Pro
    #4256
    iPhone 12
    64
  • RAM (GB) 
    Galaxy Note 10+
    #112
    Galaxy S20 Plus
    #212
    Galaxy S20 U.EX
    #312
    Galaxy S20 EX
    #412
    iPhone 12
    4
  • Connectivity 
    Find X3 Lite
    #110
    Xperia 1 II
    #210
    Galaxy S10
    #38.5
    Galaxy Note 9
    #48.5
    iPhone 12
    #174.6


 Rivals 
  • Sony

    Sony Xperia 1 II
    Xperia 1 II
    $650   7.76

    Compare
  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus
    Galaxy Note 10+
    $565   7.65

    Compare
  • OnePlus

    OnePlus 8 Pro
    8 Pro
    $799   7.52

    Compare
  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy S21 Plus
    Galaxy S21 Plus
    $600   7.47

    Compare
  • Xiaomi

    Xiaomi Mi 11
    Mi 11
    $698   7.44

    Compare
  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy S21
    Galaxy S21
    $649   7.42

    Compare
  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra
    Galaxy S20 U.
    $809   7.38

    Compare
  • Xiaomi

    Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro
    Mi 10 Pro
    $600   7.37

    Compare
  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy S20 Plus
    Galaxy S20 Plus
    $600   7.32

    Compare
  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy S10
    Galaxy S10
    $599   7.27

    Compare
  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy S20
    Galaxy S20
    $799   7.27

    Compare
  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus
    Galaxy S10 Plus
    $689   7.21

    Compare
  • Xiaomi

    Xiaomi Mi 10
    Mi 10
    $721   6.8

    Compare
  • Sony

    Sony Xperia 5
    Xperia 5
    $649   6.79

    Compare


  • Google

    Google Pixel 5
    Pixel 5
    $580   6.78

    Compare
  • Sony

    Sony Xperia 1
    Xperia 1
    $699   6.63

    Compare


  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy Note 9
    Galaxy Note 9
    $659   6.62

    Compare


  • Huawei

    Huawei P40
    P40
    $666   6.5

    Compare
  • Huawei

    Huawei P30 Pro
    P30 Pro
    $599   6.42

    Compare


  • Apple

    Apple iPhone 11 Pro
    iPhone 11 Pro
    $684   6.12

    Compare
  • Oppo

    Oppo Reno4 Pro
    Reno4 Pro
    $594   6.08

    Compare
  • Oppo

    Oppo Find X3 Lite
    Find X3 Lite
    $554   6.05

    Compare


  • Apple

    Apple iPhone 11
    iPhone 11
    $575   6

    Compare
  • Google

    Google Pixel 4 XL
    Pixel 4 XL
    $799   5.7

    Compare
  • Apple

    Apple iPhone XS
    iPhone XS
    $649   5.64

    Compare
  • Apple

    Apple iPhone XS Max
    iPhone XS Max
    $675   5.62

    Compare
  • Apple

    Apple iPhone X
    iPhone X
    $799   5.4

    Compare

The top 5 list is based only on these rivals.

You can click on any rival to know more about it too.

These are the lowest prices found on any of these stores: Amazon.com, eBay.com, Best Buy, and Walmart.

Prices on eBay are in $US for reference but are Europe-based.

Prices marked with ! are from renewed/refurbished/carrier-locked phones (except eBay, that are from new devices, unless they are out of stock, then they can be from bids, and then from pre-owned devices).

We're only including devices that still receive security updates.

Disclaimer: We earn a small fee from qualifying purchases. It doesn't affect any item's price or eventual reviews .

*What's left of a full charge after 1 hour of talking, 1 (or 3) hour of web browsing, and 1 (or 3) hour of video playback.



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