iPhone 12: Stylish Smartphone With Incredible Camera

Apple iPhone series have launched its new smartphone iPhone 12 along with iPhone 12 mini, iPhone 12 Pro, and iPhone 12 Pro Max on 13th October 2020. The iPhone 12 price starts from Rs. 79,900 in India and it varies according to the storage. This smartphone is available in elegant colors like Black, White, (PRODUCT)RED, Green, Blue which looks great in your hand. It comes with long-lasting features like a fantastic camera that gives incredible pictures, powerful performance, and a beautiful curved design. Let’s look into the specifications and check if it is worth the price.

iPhone 12
Specifications
Launch DateOctober 13, 2020
PriceRs. 79,900
ColorsBlack, White, (PRODUCT)RED, Green, Blue
DimensionsHeight146.7 mm (5.78 inches)
Weight162 grams
Width71.5 mm (2.82 inches)
Depth7.4 mm (0.29 inches)
DisplaySize6.1‑inch (diagonal) all‑screen OLED display
TypeSuper Retina XDR display
Pixel Resolution2532 x 1170
Contrast ratio2,000,000:1
Brightness625 nits max brightness (typical); 1200 nits max brightness (HDR)
Pixel density460 PPI
Splash, Water and Dust ResistantRated IP68 (maximum depth of 6 meters up to 30 minutes) under IEC standard 60529
FeaturesHDR display
True Tone
The wide color (P3)
Haptic Touch
Fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating
Support for display of multiple languages and characters simultaneously
PerformanceProcessorA14 Bionic chip
Next‑generation Neural Engine
OSiOS 14
CPUHexa-core (2×3.1 GHz Firestorm + 4×1.8 GHz Icestorm)
GPUApple GPU (4-core graphics)
StorageRAM4GB
Internal memory64GB
128GB
256GB
Expandable memoryNo
Main CameraUltra-wide cameraMegapixels- 12
Aperture- ƒ/2.4 aperture
120° field of view
Wide cameraMegapixels- 12
Aperture- ƒ/1.6 aperture
ZoomDigital zoom up to 5x
OISYes
FeaturesPortrait mode with advanced bokeh and Depth Control
Portrait Lighting with six effects (Natural, Studio, Contour, Stage, Stage Mono, High‑Key Mono)
Optical image stabilization (Wide)
Five‑element lens (Ultra Wide); seven‑element lens (Wide)
Brighter True Tone flash with Slow Sync
Panorama (up to 63MP)
Sapphire crystal lens cover
100% Focus Pixels (Wide)
Night mode (Ultra Wide, Wide)
Deep Fusion (Ultra Wide, Wide)
Smart HDR 3 with Scene Detection
Wide color capture for photos and Live Photos
Lens correction (Ultra Wide)
Advanced red‑eye correction
Auto image stabilization
Burst mode
Photo geotagging
Image formats captured: HEIF and JPEG
Video RecordingHDR video recording with Dolby Vision up to 30 fps
4K video recording at 24 fps, 30 fps, or 60 fps
1080p HD video recording at 30 fps or 60 fps
720p HD video recording at 30 fps
Optical image stabilization for video (Wide)
2x optical zoom out
Digital zoom up to 3x
Audio zoom
Brighter True Tone flash
QuickTake video
Slo‑mo video support for 1080p at 120 fps or 240 fps
Time‑lapse video with stabilization
Night mode Time‑lapse
Extended dynamic range for video up to 60 fps
Cinematic video stabilization (4K, 1080p, and 720p)
Continuous autofocus video
Take 8MP still photos while recording 4K video
Playback zoom
Video formats recorded: HEVC and H.264
Stereo recording
Front CameraTrue- Depth Camera12MP camera
ƒ/2.2 aperture
VideoHDR video recording with Dolby Vision up to 30 fps
4K video recording at 24 fps, 30 fps, or 60 fps
1080p HD video recording at 30 fps or 60 fps
Slo‑mo video support for 1080p at 120 fps
Time‑lapse video with stabilization
Night mode Time‑lapse
Extended dynamic range for video up to 30 fps
Cinematic video stabilization (4K, 1080p, and 720p)
QuickTake video
FeaturesPortrait mode with advanced bokeh and Depth Control
Portrait Lighting with six effects (Natural, Studio, Contour, Stage, Stage Mono, High‑Key Mono)
Animoji and Memoji
Night mode
Deep Fusion
Smart HDR 3
Wide color capture for photos and Live Photos
Lens correction
Retina Flash
Auto image stabilization
Burst mode
Face IDEnabled by TrueDepth camera for facial recognition
BatteryTypeBuilt‑in rechargeable 2815 mAh lithium‑ion battery
MagSafe wireless charging up to 15W
Qi wireless charging up to 7.5W
USBCharging via USB to a computer system or power adapter
Fast-charge capable:
Up to 50% charge in around 30 minutes with 20W adapter or higher (sold separately)
CapacityVideo playback:
Up to 17 hours
Video playback (streamed):
Up to 11 hours
Audio playback:
Up to 65 hours
Networks and connectivitySIM slotDual SIM (nano‑SIM and eSIM)
Network Type5G
BluetoothBluetooth 5.0 wireless technology
WifiWi‑Fi 6 (802.11ax) with 2×2 MIMO
NFCNFC with reader mode
LocationBuilt-in GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, QZSS and BeiDou
Digital compass
Wi-Fi
Cellular
iBeacon micro-location
AccessibilityVoice Control
VoiceOver
Zoom
Magnifier
Switch Control
Closed Captions
AssistiveTouch
Speak Screen
Back Tap
Input/OutputVolume up/down
Ring/Silent switch
Side button
Built-in stereo speaker
Built-in microphone
Lightning connector
Audio CallingFaceTime audio
Video CallingFaceTime video calling over cellular or Wi‑Fi
FaceTime HD (1080p) video calling over 5G or Wi‑Fi
SiriUse your voice to send messages, set reminders, and more
Get intelligent suggestions on your Lock Screen and in Messages, Mail, QuickType, and more
Activate hands‑free with only your voice using “Hey Siri”
Use your voice to run shortcuts from your favorite apps
MagSafeWireless charging up to 15W
Magnet array
Alignment magnet
Accessory Identification NFC
Magnetometer
SensorsFace ID
Barometer
Three‑axis gyro
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor
In The BoxiPhone with iOS 14
USB‑C to Lightning Cable
Documentation

Dimension

Apple iPhone 12 is available in five different beautiful colors like Black, White, (PRODUCT)RED, Green, Blue, and these colors attract the customers. This smartphone measures 146.7 mm height, 71.5 mm width,7.4 mm depth which gives a slim and sleek look. It weighs 162 grams which is very light and more comfortable to hold. The power button is on the right side of the phone and the SIM tray below it and the volume button on the left. It has a good grip and you will not struggle while holding it.

Display

iPhone 12 has a 6.1‑inch (diagonal) all‑screen OLED Super Retina XDR display with a resolution of 2532 x 1170 pixels that delivers proper color, true blacks, and HDR at 460 PPI. The brightness level is up to 625 nits max brightness (typical) and 1200 nits max brightness (HDR) and the contrast ratio is up to 2,000,000:1. The display of this device is splash, water, and dust resistant with a rating of IP68 (maximum depth of 6 meters up to 30 minutes) under IEC standard 60529. The phone is protected with scratch-resistant ceramic glass, oleophobic coating from scratches, and additional spills. You can unlock the phone easily and quickly by a face unlock which is enabled by the TrueDepth camera for facial recognition in a secure way. The features of iPhone 12 display include HDR display, True Tone, Wide color (P3), Haptic Touch, Fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating, Support for display of multiple languages and characters simultaneously. Overall, iPhone 12 has a perfect display.

Performance

Apple iPhone 12 is equipped with A14 Bionic chip which is the fastest chip in the smartphone with a next-generation Neural Engine. The iPhone 12 runs based on iOS 14 which is upgradable to iOS 14.2 and comes with Hexa-core (2×3.1 GHz Firestorm + 4×1.8 GHz Icestorm) CPU. It has Apple GPU (4-core graphics) for an amazing visual experience. This processor increases the speed and fluidity when you work with it and you will get a real experience. This smartphone is straightforward to use. The overall performance of the iPhone 12 is smooth and powerful.

Storage

Looking at the storage, iPhone 12 is built with 4GB RAM with three variants of internal storage of 64GB, 128GB, 256GB. The memory cannot be expanded by inserting a microSD card. You can back up your photos, videos, files, documents from iCloud. And you even get an option where you can buy the storage or change the storage plan.

Camera

Rear Camera

As we are concerned about the camera, the iPhone 12 packs a dual camera on the rear, a 12 MP wide-angle camera with f/1.6 aperture, and a 12 MP ultra-wide-angle camera with f/2.4 aperture along with a 120° field of view. The digital zoom is up to 5x in this camera where you can get a clear image even after zooming. It comes with optical image stabilization which makes the images steady even if you are not. Both the wide and ultra-wide cameras feature Night mode that is better than ever at capturing amazing low-light shots. The latest wide camera brings in 27 percent more light. So whether you take photos by the day or by moonlight you will get a detailed image when compared with other smartphones. The night mode will sense when the light is low and kicks in automatically, maintaining good clarity while capturing beautiful vibrant color. The photos you get from this camera is sharper than ever. Smart HDR 3 balances the elements in a shot and gives a detailed image. Portrait mode is even good in blurring the background and put the focus on the subject you focus on.

The features of the rear camera include Night mode portraits enabled by LiDAR Scanner, Portrait mode with advanced bokeh and Depth Control, Portrait Lighting with six effects (Natural, Studio, Contour, Stage, Stage Mono, High-Key Mono), Brighter True Tone flash with Slow Sync, Panorama (up to 63MP), Sapphire crystal lens cover, 100% Focus Pixels (Wide), Night mode (Ultra Wide, Wide), Deep Fusion (Ultra Wide, Wide, Telephoto), Smart HDR 3, Apple ProRAW, Wide color capture for photos and Live Photos, Lens correction (Ultra Wide), Advanced red-eye correction, Photo geotagging, Auto image stabilization, Burst mode, and the Image formats captured in HEIF and JPEG. The video specifications include HDR video recording with Dolby Vision up to 60 fps, 4K video recording at 24 fps, 30 fps, or 60 fps, 1080p HD video recording at 30 fps or 60 fps, 720p HD video recording at 30 fps, Sensor-shift optical image stabilization for video (Wide), Optical image stabilization for video (Wide and Telephoto), 2.5x optical zoom in, 2x optical zoom out; 5x optical zoom range (iPhone 12 Pro Max), Digital zoom up to 7x (iPhone 12 Pro Max), Audio zoom, Brighter True Tone flash, QuickTake video, Slow-motion video support for 1080p at 120 fps or 240 fps, Time-lapse video with stabilization, Night mode Time-lapse, The extended dynamic range for video up to 60 fps, Cinematic video stabilization (4K, 1080p and 720p), Continuous autofocus video, Take 8MP still photos while recording 4K video, Playback zoom, Video formats recorded in HEVC and H.264, Stereo recording.

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Front Camera

Apple iPhone 12 packs a 12 MP true depth camera with f/2.2 aperture that delivers sharp and clear selfies to post right away on Instagram. It comes with a super retina flash that was worth lifting from Snapchat. This smartphone comes with upgraded camera features than ever before.

The video specifications in this smartphone include HDR video recording with Dolby Vision up to 30 fps, 4K video recording at 24 fps, 30 fps, or 60 fps, 1080p HD video recording at 30 fps or 60 fps, Slow-motion video support for 1080p at 120 fps, Time-lapse video with stabilization, Night mode Time-lapse, The extended dynamic range for video up to 30 fps, Cinematic video stabilization (4K, 1080p and 720p), and QuickTake video. The photo features include Portrait mode with advanced bokeh and Depth Control, Portrait Lighting with six effects (Natural, Studio, Contour, Stage, Stage Mono, High‑Key Mono), Animoji and Memoji, Night mode, Deep Fusion, Smart HDR 3, Wide color capture for photos and Live Photos, Lens correction, Retina Flash, Auto image stabilization, Burst mode. It is enabled by the TrueDepth camera for facial recognition.

Battery

The iPhone 12 is built with a rechargeable lithium-ion 2815 mAh battery which lasts for a long duration and comes along with MagSafe wireless charging up to 15W and Qi wireless charging up to 7.5W. The phone can be charged via USB to a computer system or power adapter and with the fast-charge capable, the device gets charged up to 50% charge in around 30 minutes with a 20W adapter or higher which is sold separately. The capacity of the battery stays up to 17 hours on video playback, up to 11 hours on video playback(streamed), up to 65 hours on audio playback.

Networks and Connectivity

Apple iPhone 12 dual SIM slot which can access nano-SIM and eSIM and supports 5G networks. Looking at the connectivity, iPhone 12 includes Bluetooth 5.0 wireless technology, Wi‑Fi 6 (802.11ax) with 2×2 MIMO, NFC with reader mode, GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, QZSS and BeiDou, and GSM.

Other Specifications

iPhone 12 has the accessibility for Voice Control, VoiceOver, Zoom, Magnifier, Switch Control, Closed Captions, AssistiveTouch, Speak Screen, Back Tap. The input and output functions include Volume up/down, Ring/Silent switch, Side button, Built-in stereo speaker, Built-in microphone, Lightning connector, and these make the device very easy to use. It comes with an intelligent assistant, Siri where you can use your voice to send messages, set reminders, and more, get intelligent suggestions on your lock screen and in Messages, Mail, QuickType. It can be activated hands‑free with only your voice using “Hey Siri” and use your voice to run shortcuts from your favorite apps. The sensors built in this device include Face ID, Barometer, Three‑axis gyro, Accelerometer, Proximity sensor, Ambient light sensor. The package list includes iPhone 12 with iOS 14, USB‑C to Lightning Cable, and Documentation.

Looking at the above features, iPhone 12 proves to be powerful in performance and has the best camera that gives incredible photos in low light. The price varies according to the storage which is a bit high but worth buying it. So, don’t wait to buy it.

iPhone 12 FAQ’s:

What is the price of Apple iPhone 12 in India?

Apple iPhone 12 price starts from Rs. 79,900 in India.

When was iPhone 12 launched in India?

iPhone 12 was launched on 13th October 2020 in India.

Is the iPhone 12 waterproof?

Yes, iPhone 12 is water, dust, and splash resistant with a rating of IP68 under IEC standard 60529 (maximum depth of 6 meters up to 30 minutes). 

Does iPhone 12 have FM radio?

No, iPhone 12 doesn’t support FM radio.

What all the accessories come in iPhone 12 package?

iPhone12 package carries iPhone 12 with iOS 14, USB‑C to Lightning Cable, and Documentation