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Apple iPhone 12

Apple iPhone 12
$599.00
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

Our Rating

Note: We can't guarantee 100% accuracy for the reviews and specifications on this page!

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.

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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..

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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.

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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 iPhone 12

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.

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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.

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Apple iPhone 12 Full Specs 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 Alternative names for gadgets, as called in other markets or countries Apple iPhone 12
+ A2403: International model
+ A2172 USA version
+ A2402 Japan and Canada model
+ A2404 China and Hong Kong version
Announced 2020, October 13
Status Available. Released 2020, October 23

BODY

Dimensions 146.7 x 71.5 x 7.4 mm
Weight 164 grams
Build <strong>Build</strong> refers to the built quality of the device Glass front (Gorilla Glass) / Glass back (Gorilla Glass) / Aluminum frame
+ IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 6m for 30 mins)
SIM <strong>SIM</strong> (Subscriber Identity Module) is a small card that contains mobile network subscriber's account information. This allows the phone using the card to attach to a mobile network. The SIM card is most commonly associated with GSM and UMTS mobile networks. Moving a SIM card from one phone to another allows a subscriber to switch mobile phones without having to contact their mobile network carrier. SIM cards can also be used by a phone to store limited amounts of data, such as phone numbers and text messages. Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
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DISPLAY

Display Type <strong>Display Technology => </strong> A number of display technologies and types used in mobile phones => TFT (Thin Film Transistor), IPS (In-Place Switching), OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diode), AMOLED (Active-Matrix Organic Light-Emitting Diode), Super AMOLED (an even advanced version of AMOLED), Resistive Touchscreen (Resistive touchscreens contain two layer of conductive material with a very small gap between them which acts as a resistance), Capacitive Touchsceen (Capacitive touchscreen technology consists of a layer of glass coated with a transparent conductor) 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 <strong>OS => </strong> Every computer system run on a base software called Operating System (OS). Operating System controls all basic operations of the computer (such as smartphone, PDAs, tablet computers and other handheld devices). The Operating System allows the user to install and run third party applications (apps), apps are used to add new functionality to the device. iOS 14.1 upgradable to iOS 17
Chipset <strong>Chipset</strong> is a group of integrated circuits designed to perform one or a more dedicated functions, often with real time computing constraints, Popular smartphones are equipped with more advanced embedded chipsets that can do many different tasks depending on their programming. Apple A14 Bionic (5 nm)
CPU <strong>CPU</strong> (Central Processing Unit) mostly known as processors, CPU processes instructions in order to carry out certain functions that make your device operate properly. Processors are often described as the brain of computers, smartphones and tablets, Smartphones and tablets rely on processors to carry out their every task, Processors are an incredibly important factor in selecting any type of computing device, including your smartphone. Hexa-core (2x3.1 GHz Firestorm + 4x1.8 GHz Icestorm)
GPU <strong>GPU</strong> (Graphics Processing Unit) is a single-chip processor designed to rapidly manipulate and alter memory to accelerate the creation of images in a frame buffer intended for output to a display, This includes things such as lighting effects, object transformations, and 3D motion. Apple GPU (4-core graphics)

MEMORY

RAM + ROM <strong>RAM</strong> (Random Access Memory) is a type of computer memory that can be accessed randomly, any byte of memory can be accessed without touching the preceding bytes that allows information to be stored and accessed quickly from random locations. RAM is the most common type of memory found in computer systems, smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices. 4GB + 64GB / 4GB + 128GB / 4GB + 256GB
Card Slot <strong>Memory Card Slot</strong> is a special slot for inserting a memory card. Memory cards allow you to expand the phone's built-in memory, A memory card (sometimes called a flash memory card or a storage card) is a small storage medium used to store data such as text, pictures, audio, and video, for use on small, portable or remote computing devices such as mobile phones, mp3 players, digital cameras. 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 [email protected]/30/60fps, [email protected]/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 [email protected]/30/60fps [email protected]/60/120fps

SOUND

Loudspeaker Yes, Dual digital stereo speakers
Speaker Location Chin, below and above display
Audio Jack Type No
Sound Enhancements - Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
- Dolby Atmos
- Dolby Digital Plus

CONNECTIVITY

USB USB 2.0, proprietary reversible connector
Bluetooth <strong>Bluetooth</strong> is a wireless communications technology for exchanging data between mobile phones, headsets, computers and other network devices over short distances without wires, Bluetooth technology was primarily designed to support simple wireless networking of personal consumer devices. Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
Wi-fi <strong>Wi-Fi</strong> is a popular wireless networking technology using radio waves to provide high-speed network connections that allows devices to communicate without cords or cables, Wi-Fi is increasingly becoming the preferred mode of internet connectivity all over the world. Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, hotspot
NFC <strong>NFC</strong> (Near field communication) is a set of standards for smartphones and similar devices to establish peer-to-peer radio communications with each other by touching them together or bringing them into proximity, usually no more than a few inches.
GPS <strong>GPS</strong> The Global Positioning System is a satellite-based radio navigation system, GPS permits users to determine their position, velocity and the time 24 hours a day, in all weather, anywhere in the world, In order to locate your position, your device or GPS receiver must have a clear view of the sky. Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS
FM Radio No

BATTERY

Battery Capacity Non-removable Li-Ion 2815mAh battery
Fast Charging Yes, 20W Fast battery charging: 50% in 30 min (Wired)
USB Power Delivery 2.0
Wireless Charging <strong>Wireless Charging</strong> (Inductive Charging) uses an electromagnetic field to transfer energy between two objects. This is usually done with a charging station. Energy is sent through an inductive coupling to an electrical device, which can then use that energy to charge batteries or run the device. Yes, Qi magnetic fast wireless charging 7.5W
MagSafe wireless charging 15W
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OTHER FEATURES

Sensors <strong>Sensors</strong> are electronic components that detects and responds to some type of input from the physical environment. The specific input could be light, heat, motion, moisture, pressure and location, The output is generally a signal that is converted to use in computing systems, a location sensor, such as a GPS receiver is able to detect current location of your electronic device. Face ID, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer
Colors Black, Green, Yellow, Purple, Red, White
Java Support <strong>Java</strong> for Mobile Devices is a set of technologies that let developers deliver applications and services to all types of mobile handsets, ranging from price efficient feature-phones to the latest smartphones. Java is currently running on over 3 billion phones worldwide, and growing. It offers unrivaled potential for the distribution and monetization of mobile applications. No
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