The iPhone 12 has an attractive design with an enhanced 5G feature and a new MagSafe connector that relies on magnets. The iPhone 12 is priced at $799 for users.

Apple iPhone 12 Design

The iPhone 12 has an aesthetic design with squared-off edges and a flat front and back. The phone’s metal-and-glass sandwich design has smooth flowing curves that enable the user to hold it correctly. It is a lighter phone and has a glossy back with matte texture on the sides. Though the rear camera is similar to former models, there is a rectangular housing that includes two camera modules and an LED flash.

iPhone 12 Review 2020

Apple iPhone 12 Review

There is a large notch at the front of the iPhone 12, thinner bezels, a cutout that holds a 12MP front camera, and the 3D module for the Face ID feature. Another distinctive change is the new glass protection layer, which is a ceramic shield layer on the front. The ceramic layer is four times more shatter-resistant and robust.

Apple iPhone 12 Display

The iPhone 12 has a 6.1-inch screen size with an OLED panel. The screen resolution is 2,532 x 1,170, with pixel density of 460ppi. However, the iPhone 12 has 60Hz and not 120Hz like the iPad Pro. The OLED panel of the phone is the best available, with enhanced contrast levels and color accuracy. There are also HDR10 and Dolby Vision features, and the stereo speakers are great.

Apple iPhone 12 Hardware

The best thing about the iPhone 12 is 5G connectivity. Apple is also using the Qualcomm X55 5G modem as it doesn’t have a 5G modem of its own. The 5nm A14 Bionic is currently the fastest mobile chipset in the world. The A14 Bionic consists of 11.8 billion transistors and has performance cores that boost up to 3.1GHz, and four energy-efficient cores clocked at 1.8GHz.

This means that the iPhone 12 is the fastest phone available in the market today. The iPhone 12 has 4GB of RAM with the base variant consisting of 64GB of storage.  It also has Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.0, NFC, Face ID, and the facial authentication system in terms of connectivity and IP68 water resistance capacity.

Apple iPhone 12 Battery

The iPhone 12 comes with a USB-C to Lightning cable. Also, there are no charger or earbuds in the box. In terms of battery life, the 2815mAh battery of the iPhone 12 lasts all day on a full charge.

The iPhone 12 charges at 20W over USB-PD and has 15W wireless charging feature through MagSafe. The back of the iPhone 12 has magnets that the MagSafe wireless charger relies on and charges the phone. The iPhone 12 takes almost 90 minutes to a full charge when charged with the wired 20W USB-PD charger.

Apple iPhone 12 Cameras

The iPhone 12 has a 12MP f/1.6 primary lens with a 12MP f/2.4 wide-angle module and a 12MP camera on the front. The A14 Bionic, smart HDR, and scene recognition algorithms enhance better photos in any lighting scene. Machine learning is a vital characteristic of the iPhone 12’s camera that features Night Mode and sky segmentation.

Apple iPhone 12 Software

The iPhone 12 is powered by iOS 14.1 and gives a system-wide dark theme, navigation gestures, granular privacy controls, and great widgets.  However, the distinctive feature that makes the iPhone 12 stand out is its software update longevity. The iPhone 12 will get at least five years of regular software updates.

Apple iPhone 12 Specifications

SoftwareiOS 14
Display6.1-inch 60Hz OLED
Chipset3.1GHz A14 Bionic
Rear Camera 112MP ƒ/1.6 (primary)
Rear Camera 212MP ƒ/2.4 (wide-angle)
Front Camera12MP ƒ/2.2
ConnectivityWi-Fi 6, BT 5.0, NFC
Battery2815mAh, 20W
SecurityFace ID
ColorsBlack, White, Blue, Green, (PRODUCT)RED
Dimensions146.7 x 71.5 x 7.4mm