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Apple iPhone 12

Apple iPhone 12
$599
Brand: Apple
Category: Phones
  • Display 6.1-inches Super Retina screen
  • Camera 12MP Dual camera / 12MP front
  • Memory 4GB RAM with 64/128/256GB ROM
  • Platform Apple A14 Bionic / iOS 14.1

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8.7
  • Design, Built Quality 8 / 10
  • Display Quality 9 / 10
  • Camera Quality 9 / 10
  • Audio & Multimedia 8 / 10
  • OS and Usability 9 / 10
  • Battery Performance 9 / 10

The specification details below relates to Apple iPhone 12 for the following models and regions: (1). A2403 for International market; (2). A2172 for USA, (3.) A2402 for the Japanese and Canadian market; and (4). A2404 for the Chinese and Hong Kong market.

This is Apple iPhone 12, the direct successor to the iPhone 11 of 2019. It mounts a 6.1-inch Super Retina display, with 1170 x 2532 pixels resolution, protected by a ceramic glass, with an Oleophobic coating on the top. It still comes with the usual Apple notch cut-out introduced on the iPhone X, which is where all the frontal techs and sensors are kept..

Powering the iPhone 12, is Apple’s own A14 Bionic CPU. The Chipset has 6-core setups, with two Firestorm CPUs @3.1GHz, and four Icestorm CPUs @1.8GHz. Graphic processor comes from Apple’s own 4-core GPU, and the device is backed by 4GB RAM, with either 64, 128 or 256-Gigs of built-in storage.

Coming to the camera department, the standard iPhone 12 has two lenses on the rear. These includes a 12-megapixel primary shooter with f/1.6 aperture, dual pixel PDAF and OIS; and another 12-megapixel ultrawide lens with 120˚ FoV and F/2.4 aperture.

The main camera can record 4K video up to 60fps, and 1080p to the tone of 240fps, while the selfie lens, which is another 12-megapixel lens, can do 4K up to 60fps, but it 1080p recording capability is maxed at 120fps.

Apple’s iPhone 12-series are the first set of Apple phones to have 5G network, and these is available either in a single SIM or dual SIM setup, depending on your location/region.

The device is available in Black, White, Red, Green, Blue and Purple colors, with Apple iOS 14.1 preloaded out of the box. The battery power on the device comes from a 2815mAh unit, supporting up to 20W wired fast charging, and 15W MagSafe wireless charging. The full specification of Apple iPhone 12 is contained in the table below.

Full Specifications and Features

NETWORK

Technology GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE / 5G
2G Network Bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
3G Network Bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
4G Network Bands All modes: 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
Added 4G Bands
+ 14, 29, 71 (A2172 only)
+ 21 (A2402 only)
5G Network Bands All modes: 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 25, 28, 38, 40, 41, 66, 77, 78, 79 Sub6
Added 5G Bands:
+ 71, 260, 261 (A2172 only)
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (4CA) Cat16 1024/150 Mbps, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps

LAUNCH

Also Known As -
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BODY

Dimensions 146.7 x 71.5 x 7.4 mm
Weight 164 grams
Build Glass front (Gorilla Glass) / Glass back (Gorilla Glass) / Aluminum frame
+ IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 6m for 30 mins)
SIM Type Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

DISPLAY

Display Type Super Retina XDR OLED Screen / HDR10 / Dolby Vision / with up to 1200 nits
Size 6.1 inches, (86.0% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1170 x 2532 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (460 ppi density)

PLATFORM

Operating System iOS 14.1 upgradable to iOS 17
Chipset Apple A14 Bionic (5 nm)
CPU Hexa-core (2x3.1 GHz Firestorm + 4x1.8 GHz Icestorm)
GPU Apple GPU (4-core graphics)

MEMORY

RAM + ROM 4GB + 64GB / 4GB + 128GB / 4GB + 256GB
Card Slot No

MAIN CAMERA

Camera Type Double Lenses
Camera Sensor(s) Main: 12MP, F1.6, Dual Pixel PDAF, OIS
Ultrawide: 12MP, f/2.4, 120˚ FoV
Camera Features Autofocus / Continuous shooting / Digital zoom / HDR / Touch focus / Face detection / Dolby Vision HDR / Stereo sound rec./ LED flash
Video Resolution 4K@24/30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/120/240fps

SELFIE CAMERA

Camera Type Double Lenses
Camera Sensor(s) Main: 12MP, F/2.2,
SL 3D camera for FaceID and Depth sensing
Camera Features HDR / Cinematic video stabilization / Face unlock / gyro-EIS
Video Resolution 2160p@24/30/60fps 1080p@30/60/120fps

SOUND

Loudspeaker Yes, Dual digital stereo speakers
Speaker Location Chin, below and above display
Audio Jack Type No

CONNECTIVITY

Bluetooth Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
NFC
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS
FM Radio No

BATTERY

Battery Capacity Non-removable Li-Ion 2815mAh battery
Wireless Charging Yes, Qi magnetic fast wireless charging 7.5W
MagSafe wireless charging 15W

OTHER FEATURES

Sensors Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass
Box Contents Charging Brick / USB cable

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We CANNOT guarantee 100% accuracy for the specification table above.