Apple iPhone 12

Apple iPhone 12
  • Released 2020, October 23 164g, 7.4mm thickness iOS 14.1, up to iOS 14.4 64GB/128GB/256GB storage, no card slot
  • Hexa-core (2x3.1 GHz Firestorm + 4x1.8 GHz Icestorm) Apple GPU (4-core graphics) Single SIM (Nano-SIM and/or eSIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) - for China About 1,031.7 USD
  • 6.1" 1170x2532 pixels
  • 12MP 2160p
  • 4GB RAM Apple A14 Bionic
  • 2815mAh Li-Ion

Overview

Apple iPhone 12 is a smartphone that runs on iOS. It was released on 2020, October 23. Apple iPhone 12 has 6.1 inch, Super Retina XDR OLED, HDR10, 625 nits (typ), 1200 nits (peak), a resolution of 1170 x 2532 pixels screen with Scratch-resistant ceramic glass, oleophobic coating. Apple iPhone 12 uses Apple A14 Bionic (5 nm) chipset, Hexa-core (2x3.1 GHz Firestorm + 4x1.8 GHz Icestorm) CPU, Apple GPU (4-core graphics) GPU. It supports 2G, 3G, 4G, 5G networks with Single SIM (Nano-SIM and/or eSIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) - for China. It has 12MP Dual main camera, 12MP Dual selfie camera. Apple iPhone 12 uses Li-Ion 2815 mAh, non-removable (10.78 Wh) battery which supports wireless charging. The price of Apple iPhone 12 is about 1,031.7 USD.

Score the key features of Apple iPhone 12 compared to the other phones on the market:

  • CPU Cores: 80 / 100 points
  • Camera pixels: 44 / 100 points
  • Screen resolution: 87 / 100 points
  • Battery capacity: 70 / 100 points
  • Price: 90 / 100 points

Specifications

NETWORK

Technology GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE / 5G
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM) - for China
CDMA 800 / 1900
3G bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
4G bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 32, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 46, 48, 66, 71 - A2172
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 30, 32, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 46, 48, 66 - A2403, A2404
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 32, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 46, 48, 66, 71 - A2402
5G bands 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 25, 28, 38, 40, 41, 66, 71, 77, 78, 79, 260, 261 Sub6/mmWave - A2172
1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 25, 28, 38, 40, 41, 66, 77, 78, 79 Sub6 - A2402, A2403, A2404
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A, 5G, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps

LAUNCH

Announced 2020, October 13
Status Available

BODY

Dimensions 146.7 x 71.5 x 7.4 mm (5.78 x 2.81 x 0.29 in)
Weight 164 g (5.78 oz)
Build Glass front (Gorilla Glass), glass back (Gorilla Glass), aluminum frame
SIM Single SIM (Nano-SIM and/or eSIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) - for China
  IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 6m for 30 mins) Apple Pay (Visa, MasterCard, AMEX certified)

DISPLAY

Type Super Retina XDR OLED, HDR10, 625 nits (typ), 1200 nits (peak)
Size 6.1 inches, 90.2 cm2 (~86.0% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1170 x 2532 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~460 ppi density)
Protection Scratch-resistant ceramic glass, oleophobic coating
  Dolby Vision Wide color gamut True-tone

PLATFORM

OS iOS 14.1, upgradable to iOS 14.4
Chipset Apple A14 Bionic (5 nm)
CPU Hexa-core (2x3.1 GHz Firestorm + 4x1.8 GHz Icestorm)
GPU Apple GPU (4-core graphics)

MEMORY

Card slot No
Internal 64GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 4GB RAM, 256GB 4GB RAM
  NVMe

MAIN CAMERA

Dual 12 MP, f/1.6, 26mm (wide), 1.4µm, dual pixel PDAF, OIS 12 MP, f/2.4, 120˚, 13mm (ultrawide), 1/3.6"
Features Dual-LED dual-tone flash, HDR (photo/panorama)
Video [email protected]/30/60fps, [email protected]/60/120/240fps, HDR, Dolby Vision HDR (up to 30fps), stereo sound rec.

SELFIE CAMERA

Dual 12 MP, f/2.2, 23mm (wide), 1/3.6" SL 3D, (depth/biometrics sensor)
Features HDR
Video [email protected]/30/60fps, [email protected]/60/120fps, gyro-EIS

SOUND

Loudspeaker Yes, with stereo speakers
3.5mm jack No

COMMUNICATIONS

WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS
NFC Yes
Radio No
USB Lightning, USB 2.0

FEATURES

Sensors Face ID, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer
  Siri natural language commands and dictation Ultra Wideband (UWB) support

BATTERY

Type Li-Ion 2815 mAh, non-removable (10.78 Wh)
Charging Fast charging 20W, 50% in 30 min (advertised) USB Power Delivery 2.0 Qi magnetic fast wireless charging 15W
Stand-by Up to 17 h (multimedia)
Music play Up to 65 h

MISCELLANEOUS

Colors Black, White, Red, Green, Blue
Models A2403, A2172, A2402, A2404
SAR EU 0.99 W/kg (head) 0.99 W/kg (body)
Price About 1,031.7 USD

TESTS

Performance AnTuTu: 568674 (v8) GeekBench: 4067 (v5.1) GFXBench: 58fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)
Display Contrast ratio: Infinite (nominal)
Camera Photo / Video
Loudspeaker -24.4 LUFS (Very good)
Battery life Endurance rating 84h