Difference Between iPhone 12 and 12 Pro You Should Know

iPhone 12 and 12 Pro are 2 out of 4 latest smartphones released by Apple in the last quartal of 2020. Besides these two, there are 2 other models, which are iPhone 12 Mini and iPhone 12 Max Pro. Among these 4 models, it can be said the iPhone 12 and 12 Pro are people’s most favourite since they have a less expensive price tag. Though they are in the same line, it does not mean that 12 and 12 Pro are exactly the same. There are differences between iPhone 12 and 12 Pro.

What is the Difference Between iPhone 12 and 12 Pro?

In some aspects, iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro are different.

  • Design

At a glance, both iPhone 12 and 12 Pro have a similarity in terms of design. Both adopt the design that has been featured in iPhone 4 and iPhone 5. There is no port or button on top of these smartphones. But there are physical buttons for the silent mode, volume buttons, and an on/off button on right and left sides. The bottom parts of these 2 smartphones are still quite identical. There are 6 holes that have their own functions and one port for charging.

difference between iphone 12 and 12 pro

The iPhone 12 and 12 Pro are also similar in terms of size. The product dimension of both smartphones is 5,78 inches x 2,82 inches x 0,29 inches. Also, both smartphones do not use a bezel-less screen model design since there is a frame around the screen. Moreover, both devices already have the IP68 certificate, making them strong enough to be used in a water depth of up to 6 meters for 30 minutes. The biggest difference is their weight.

iPhone 12 weighs 5,78 ounces while the 12 Pro weighs 6,66 ounces. Moreover, iPhone 12 comes in 5 different colours, which are black, red, white, blue, and green. The case is made from aluminum with Ceramic Shield in the front and glass in the back. On the other hand,  12 Pro is available only in 4 colours, which are Gold, Silver, Graphite, and Pacific Blue. The case is made from aluminum with Ceramic Shield for the front and thin glass for the back.

  • Camera

Another difference is the camera. These two smartphones are equipped with different camera lens in terms of quality and quantity. iPhone 12 features 2 camera lenses on the back and 1 camera lens on the front. All the camera lenses have the same resolution, which is 12MP. The main camera lens on the back has an aperture of f/1.6 with dual pixel PDAF and OIS. While the second camera lens functions as an ultrawide lens with an aperture of f/2.4.

You can use the second camera to take pictures from up to 120 FoV away. On the other hand, iPhone 12 Pro has 3 cameras on the back and 1 camera on the front. Just like the iPhone 12, all iPhone 12 Pro’s cameras have a 12MP resolution.

Those are the differences between iPhone 12 and 12 Pro, hope you can decide what to buy between the two.

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