iPhone 12 Vs iPhone 12 Pro

iPhone 12
iPhone 12 Starting from £278.65
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iPhone 12 Pro
iPhone 12 Pro Starting from £336.93
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iPhone 12 iPhone 12 Pro


iPhone 12 iPhone 12 Pro
Width 71.5 mm 71.5 mm
Height 147.7 mm 146.7 mm
Weight 164 g 189 g
Thickness 7.4 mm 7.4 mm
Volume 78.15 cm³ 77.62 cm³


iPhone 12 iPhone 12 Pro
Resolution 1170 x 2532 px 1170 x 2532 px
Density 460 ppi 460 ppi
Size 6.1 inches 6.1 inches


iPhone 12 iPhone 12 Pro
Battery capacity 2815 mAh* 2815 mAh*
Removable battery No No
Wireless charging Yes Yes
Fast charging Yes Yes
Ultra power saving mode Yes Yes

*Refurbished devices sold on Back Market offer at least 85% of this maximum power


iPhone 12 iPhone 12 Pro
Maximum storage 256 GB 512 GB
Number of processor cores 6 6
External memory slot No No
RAM capacity 4 GB 6 GB
5G support Yes Yes
LTE support Yes Yes


iPhone 12 iPhone 12 Pro
Front camera resolution 12 MP 12 MP
Main camera resolution 12 MP 12 MP
Multi lens Yes Yes
Optical zoom Yes Yes
Flash Yes Yes
Optical stabilization Yes Yes
Slow motion video Yes Yes
Main camera video resolution 2160 px 2160 px


iPhone 12 iPhone 12 Pro
Stereo speakers Yes Yes
3.5mm jack socket No No
Radio No No
Number of microphones 2 2

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iPhone 12 vs iPhone 12 Pro Comparison

iPhone 12 vs iPhone 12 Pro: are there design differences?

The iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro each have different designs, and they aren't available in the same colours. The iPhone 12 Pro is available in Graphite, Silver, Gold and Pacific Blue, and the iPhone 12 is available in White, Black, Blue, and Green.

The iPhone 12 is also lighter than the iPhone 12 Pro (164g vs 189g). 

In terms of materials, both iPhones have a glass back. However, the iPhone 12 has an aluminium band on the sides, while the iPhone 12 Pro features a stronger, more elegant stainless steel construction.

iPhone 12 camera vs iPhone 12 Pro: which iPhone 12 takes better pictures?

Compared to the iPhone 12, the iPhone 12 Pro has an additional 12MP 2x optical zoom lens with an f/2.0 aperture. The iPhone 12 Pro also has a LiDAR scanner that allows for better distance measurement in augmented reality.

The front cameras are the same on both the iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro. Both iPhone 12s can shoot in 4K, and slow motion mode is also available on both. 

iPhone 12 vs iPhone 12 Pro: what are the performance differences?

The iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro are equipped with the same processor, the six-core Apple A14 Bionic. Speed and performance never skip a beat, even in the most demanding games.

The only difference in power between the two models is the RAM. The iPhone 12 Pro is sold with 6 GB of RAM compared to 4 GB of RAM in the iPhone 12. On a day-to-day basis, the difference is negligible, except in the heaviest games and most demanding apps. Internal storage capacity is also better on the Pro. The iPhone 12 Pro comes with 128GB, 256GB or 512GB options for storage, compared to 64GB, 128GB or 256GB for the iPhone 12.

Does the iPhone 12 Pro have a better screen?

There's only one difference between the screens of the iPhone 12 and 12 Pro: brightness, which is better on the iPhone 12 Pro. 

How big is the iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro?

iPhone 12: 14.6 cm high; 7.1 cm wide and 7.4 mm thick, weighing 162 grams. Its screen is 6.1 inches.

iPhone 12 Pro: 71.5 mm wide; 146.7 mm high; 7.4 mm thick, weighing 187 grams. The screen size is 6.1 inches.

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