Apple iPhone 12

Added: 10.14.20 | Updated: 01.12.24
  • Model: iPhone 12
  • Brand: Apple
  • Rating: 3.93 out of 5 (30 votes)
  • Price: 880 EUR
  • Year of manufacture: 2020
  • Dimensions: 146.7 x 71.5 x 7.4 mm
  • Weight: 164 g
  • Chipset: Apple A14 Bionic (5 nm)
  • Built-in memory: 64GB 4GB RAM
  • Screen: Super Retina XDR OLED 6.1 inches
  • Battery: 2815 mAh
  • Rear camera: Dual, 12MP
  • Front camera: Dual, 12MP

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Apple iPhone 12 specs

Common | Price | Design | Screen | Hardware | Memory | Software | Main Camera | Selfie camera | Cellular | Connectivity | Battery | Audio | Sensors | Performance Benchmark

Apple iPhone 12 Release dateCommon

Brand and model

Apple iPhone 12

Other names

Versions: A2399 (International); A2176 (USA); A2398 (Canada, Japan); A2400 (China); A2399 (Hong Kong)

Launch date

2020, October 13

Apple iPhone 12 PricePrice

First price

880 EUR

Apple iPhone 12 dimension, size, weightDesign

Height

5.78 in (146.7 mm)

Width

2.81 in ( 71.5 mm)

Depth

0.29 in ( 7.4 mm)

Weight

5.78 oz (164 grams)

Build materials

Glass front (Gorilla Glass), glass back (Gorilla Glass), aluminum frame

Water resistant

IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 6m for 30 mins) Apple Pay (Visa, MasterCard, AMEX certified)

Colors

Black, White, Red, Green, Blue

Case

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Apple iPhone 12 screenScreen

Technology Super Retina XDR OLED
Size

6.1 in

Screen Area

90.2 cm2

Resolution

1170 x 2532 px

Points per inch

460 PPI

Color Depth

16M

Ratio (height:width)

19.5:9

Ratio (screen:body)

86.0%

Screen Protection

Scratch-resistant glass, oleophobic coating

Additional Features

-Dolby Vision
-Wide color gamut
-True-tone
-HDR10
-625 nits (typ)
-1200 nits (peak)

Screen protector

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Apple iPhone 12 ProcessorHardware

Chipset

- Apple A14 Bionic (5 nm)

CPU

- Hexa-core (2x3.1 GHz Firestorm + 4x1.8 GHz Icestorm)

GPU

- Apple GPU (4-core graphics)

Apple iPhone 12 Memory and storageMemory

Internal Memory

64GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 4GB RAM, 256GB 4GB RAM

Memory Card Slot

No

Apple iPhone 12 SoftwareSoftware

Operating System (OS)

iOS 14.1

User Interface

Apple iPhone 12 main camera specsMain Camera

Number of Cameras

Dual

Specs

-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 Recording 4K@24/30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/120/240fps, HDR, Dolby Vision HDR (up to 30fps), stereo sound rec.
DxOMark Rating122 (Position 87 out of 303)
DxOMark Photos132
DxOMark Video112

Apple iPhone 12 selfie camera specsSelfie camera

Number of Cameras

Dual

Specs

-12 MP, f/2.2, 23mm (wide), 1/3.6''
-SL 3D, (depth/biometrics sensor)

Features

HDR

Video Recording 4K@24/30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/120fps, gyro-EIS
DxOMark Rating98 (Position 39 out of 101)
DxOMark Photos101
DxOMark Video93

Apple iPhone 12 Cellular BandsCellular

Bands GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE / 5G
-2G - GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM) - for China 
CDMA 800 / 1900
-3G - HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100  
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
-4G - 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 - A2176
-5G - 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 25, 28, 38, 40, 41, 66, 71, 77, 78, 79, 260, 261 Sub6/mmWave - A2176
SIM Card Single SIM (Nano-SIM and/or eSIM)Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) - for China
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A, 5G, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps
SAR EU 0.99 W/kg (head) 0.99 W/kg (body)

Apple iPhone 12 wifi bluetooth gps nfcConnectivity

Wi-Fi 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
USB Lightning, USB 2.0

Apple iPhone 12 Battery type and CapacityBattery

Capacity

2815 mAh

Type

Li-Ion, non-removable

Endurance

Standby - Up to 17 h (multimedia)
Audio playback - Up to 65 h

Charging

-Fast charging 20W, 50% in 30 min
-USB Power Delivery 2.0
-Qi fast wireless charging 15W

Apple iPhone 12 sound and multimediaAudio

Headphone Jack No
Radio No
Others
-stereo speakers

Sensors

Face ID, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer

Other specifications

Others

-Siri natural language commands and dictation

Performance Benchmark

Apple iPhone 12 antutu score Antutu Score

Antutu 10 Total1070567 (Position 86 out of 278)
Antutu 10 CPU281737 (Position 60 out of 201)
Antutu 10 GPU326234 (Position 64 out of 201)
Antutu 10 Mem170150 (Position 67 out of 201)
Antutu 10 UX292447 (Position 22 out of 201)
Antutu 8 Score598478 (Position 60 out of 1146)

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Apple iPhone 12 geekbench ScoreGeekbench Score

GeekBench 6 Single Core1998 (Position 23 out of 578)
GeekBench 6 Multi Core4418 (Position 39 out of 577)
GeekBench 6 Metal15923 (Position 14 out of 30)
GeekBench 5 Single Core1580 (Position 26 out of 1884)
GeekBench 5 Multi-Core3920 (Position 131 out of 1873)

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Disclaimer: This information is based on public data and official specifications from Apple. However, there may be differences in specifications.

*Source of data https://support.apple.com/kb/SP830?locale=en_US

Review of Apple iPhone 12

With a slight delay in 2020, Apple introduced its new iPhones, whose extended lineup includes four variants, including Pro, Pro Max and Mini. Now, however, we will talk about the base model iPhone 12, in the face of which fans of the brand expected to see serious changes, but perhaps there are none. On the other hand, there are a lot of interesting solutions.
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Apple iPhone 12 Reviews and Opinions

Rate this smartphone
3.93 / 5
(30)

Pros:
  • Attractive new design with MagSafe
  • Comprehensive 5G coverage
  • Impressive dual cameras 
  • Fastest performance in this price range
  • Solid battery life
  • Colorful OLED display
  • Robust build quality 
Cons:
  • Only 64GB of base storage
  • Lacks high refresh rate (120Hz) display
  • No optical zoom on the camera
  • Cameras similar to the previous generation, iPhone 11
  • Price increase over the iPhone 11
  • The notch design may still be considered obtrusive
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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Apple iPhone 12 cost?

The price of the Apple iPhone 12 varies based on the specific model and storage capacity. As of the latest update, the base model starts at 880 EUR. Prices increase for models with larger storage capacity and additional features.

When did the Apple iPhone 12 come out?

Apple iPhone 12 mobile was launched on in these colors: Black, White, Red, Green, Blue.

What is the size and weight of Apple iPhone 12 ?

The Apple iPhone 12 has dimensions of Height: 146.7 mm Width: 71.5 mm Thickness: 7.4 mm and weighs approximately 164 grams.

What is the screen size and resolution of Apple iPhone 12?

When measured as a standard rectangular shape, the screen is 6.1 inches diagonally offering a resolution of 1170 x 2532 px at a pixel density of 460 ppi.

How much memory and storage does a Apple iPhone 12 have?

Device comes with chipset Apple A14 Bionic (5 nm) with processor Hexa-core (2x3.1 GHz Firestorm + 4x1.8 GHz Icestorm). Apple iPhone 12 is available with internal memory of 64GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 4GB RAM, 256GB 4GB RAM.

What are the main camera specifications and megapixels of the Apple iPhone 12?

The device have a Dual rear camera setup with specs of 12 MP, f/1.6, 26mm (wide), 1.4µm, dual pixel PDAF, OIS 12 MP, f/2.4, 120˚, 13mm (ultrawide), 1/3.6'' and features like Dual-LED dual-tone flash, HDR (photo/panorama)

What are the front camera specs and MP of the Apple iPhone 12?

The device comes with Dual front camera setup with specs of 12 MP, f/2.2, 23mm (wide), 1/3.6'' SL 3D, (depth/biometrics sensor) and features like HDR