iPhone 12 - Technical Specifications (2023)



Black, White,(PRODUCT)RED, Green, Blue, Purple

CeramicShield front
Glass back and aluminum design


  • 64GB
  • 128GB
  • 256GB

Size and Weight2


5.78 ounces (164 grams)


  • Super Retina XDR display
  • 6.1‑inch (diagonal) all‑screen OLEDdisplay
  • 2532‑by‑1170-pixel resolution at 460ppi
  • HDR display
  • True Tone
  • Wide color (P3)
  • Haptic Touch
  • 2,000,000:1 contrast ratio (typical)
  • 625 nits max brightness (typical); 1200 nits peak brightness(HDR)
  • Fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating
  • Support for display of multiple languages and characterssimultaneously

The iPhone12 display has rounded corners that follow a beautiful curved design, and these corners are within a standard rectangle. When measured as a standard rectangular shape, the screen is 6.06inches diagonally (actual viewable area is less).

Splash, Water, and Dust Resistant3

Rated IP68 (maximum depth of 6 meters up to 30 minutes) under IEC standard 60529


  • A14 Bionic chip
  • 6-core CPU with 2 performance and 4 efficiency cores
  • 4-core GPU
  • 16-core Neural Engine


  • Dual 12MP camera system: Main and Ultra Wide cameras
  • Main: ƒ/1.6 aperture
  • Ultra Wide: ƒ/2.4 aperture and 120° field of view
  • 2x optical zoom out
  • Digital zoom up to 5x
  • Portrait mode with advanced bokeh and Depth Control
  • Portrait Lighting with six effects (Natural, Studio, Contour, Stage, Stage Mono, High‑Key Mono)
  • Optical image stabilization (Main)
  • Seven‑element lens (Main); five‑element lens (Ultra Wide)
  • True Tone flash with Slow Sync
  • Panorama (up to 63MP)
  • Sapphire crystal lens cover
  • 100% Focus Pixels (Main)
  • Night mode
  • Deep Fusion
  • Smart HDR 3
  • Wide color capture for photos and LivePhotos
  • Lens correction (Ultra Wide)
  • Advanced red‑eye correction
  • Auto image stabilization
  • Burst mode
  • Photo geotagging
  • Image formats captured: HEIF and JPEG

Video Recording

  • HDR video recording with Dolby Vision up to 4K at 30fps
  • 4K video recording at 24 fps, 25 fps, 30 fps, or 60fps
  • 1080p HD video recording at 25 fps, 30 fps, or 60fps
  • 720p HD video recording at 30 fps
  • Optical image stabilization for video (Main)
  • 2x optical zoom out
  • Digital zoom up to 3x
  • Audio zoom
  • True Tone flash
  • QuickTake video
  • Slo‑mo video support for 1080p at 120 fps or 240fps
  • Time‑lapse video with stabilization
  • Night mode Time‑lapse
  • 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

TrueDepth Camera

  • 12MP camera
  • ƒ/2.2 aperture
  • 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
  • HDR video recording with Dolby Vision up to 4K at 30 fps
  • 4K video recording at 24 fps, 25 fps, 30 fps, or 60 fps
  • 1080p HD video recording at 25 fps, 30 fps, or 60 fps
  • Slo‑mo video support for 1080p at 120 fps
  • Time‑lapse video with stabilization
  • Night mode Time‑lapse
  • Cinematic video stabilization (4K, 1080p, and 720p)
  • QuickTake video
  • Wide color capture for photos and Live Photos
  • Lens correction
  • Retina Flash
  • Auto image stabilization
  • Burst mode


  • Enabled by TrueDepth camera for facial recognition


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  • Pay with your iPhone using FaceID in stores, within apps, and on theweb
  • Send and receive money in Messages with AppleCash4
  • Complete purchases made with ApplePay on your Mac
  • Pay for your ride using ExpressTransit5

Learn more about ApplePay

Learn more about AppleCash


  • Credit card created by Apple, designed for iPhone
  • Get unlimited 3% Daily Cash at Apple and select merchants, 2% with ApplePay, and 1% everywhere else
  • Use the Wallet app to apply for, manage, and use AppleCard
  • Titanium, laser‑etched physical credit card for use where ApplePay is not accepted yet
  • Share with up to five people, 13 years or older, in your Family Sharing group to track expenses, manage spending, and build credit together (for those over 18)6

Learn more about AppleCard

Cellular and Wireless

Model A2172*

  • 5G NR (Bands n1, n2, n3, n5, n7, n8, n12, n20, n25, n28, n38, n40, n41, n66, n71, n77, n78, n79)
  • 5G NR mmWave (Bands n260, n261)
  • FDD‑LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 32, 66, 71)
  • TD‑LTE (Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 46, 48)
  • CDMA EV‑DO Rev. A (800, 1900 MHz)
  • UMTS/HSPA+/DC-HSDPA (850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz)
  • GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)

All models

  • 5G (sub‑6 GHz and mmWave) with 4x4 MIMO7
  • Gigabit LTE with 4x4 MIMO and LAA7
  • Wi‑Fi 6 (802.11ax) with 2x2 MIMO
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • Ultra Wideband chip for spatial awareness8
  • NFC with reader mode
  • Express Cards with power reserve


  • GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, QZSS, and BeiDou
  • Digital compass
  • Wi‑Fi
  • Cellular
  • iBeacon microlocation

Video Calling9

  • FaceTime video calling over cellular or Wi‑Fi
  • FaceTime HD (1080p) video calling over 5G or Wi‑Fi
  • Share experiences like movies, TV, music, and other apps in a FaceTime call with SharePlay
  • Screen sharing
  • Portrait mode in FaceTime video
  • Spatial Audio
  • Voice Isolation and Wide Spectrum microphone modes
  • Zoom with rear‑facing camera

Audio Calling9

  • FaceTime audio
  • Voice over LTE (VoLTE)7
  • Wi‑Fi calling7
  • Share experiences like movies, TV, music, and other apps in a FaceTime call with SharePlay
  • Screen sharing
  • Spatial Audio
  • Voice Isolation and Wide Spectrum microphone modes

Audio Playback

  • Supported formats include AAC, MP3, AppleLossless, FLAC, DolbyDigital, DolbyDigitalPlus, and DolbyAtmos
  • Spatial Audioplayback
  • User‑configurable maximum volumelimit

Video Playback

  • Supported formats include HEVC andH.264
  • HDR with Dolby Vision, HDR10, andHLG
  • Up to 4KHDRAirPlay for mirroring, photos, and video out to AppleTV (2ndgeneration or later) or AirPlay‑enabled smartTV
  • Video mirroring and video out support: Up to 1080p through Lightning Digital AV Adapter and Lightning to VGA Adapter (adapters soldseparately)10


  • Use your voice to send messages, set reminders, andmore
  • Activate hands‑free with only your voice using “Hey Siri”
  • Use your voice to run shortcuts from your favorite apps

Learn more about Siri

External Buttons and Connectors

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Volume up/down


Side button

Built‑in microphone

Lightning connector

Built‑in microphones


Power and Battery12

Video playback:
Up to 17 hours

Video playback (streamed):
Up to 11 hours

Audio playback:
Up to 65 hours

  • Built-in rechargeable lithium-ion battery
  • MagSafe wireless charging up to 15W13
  • Qi wireless charging up to 7.5W13
  • Charging via USB to computer system or power adapter
  • Fast-charge capable: Up to 50% charge in 30 minutes14 with 20W adapter or higher (sold separately)


  • Wireless charging up to 15W13
  • Magnet array
  • Alignment magnet
  • Accessory Identification NFC
  • Magnetometer


  • FaceID
  • Barometer
  • Three‑axis gyro
  • Accelerometer
  • Proximity sensor
  • Ambient light sensor

Operating System

  • iOS16
    iOS is the world’s most personal and secure mobile operating system, packed with powerful features and designed to protect your privacy.

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Built‑in accessibility features supporting vision, mobility, hearing, and cognitive disabilities help you get the most out of your iPhone.


Features include:

  • Voice Control
  • VoiceOver
  • Zoom
  • Magnifier
  • RTT and TTY support
  • Siri and Dictation
  • Type to Siri
  • Switch Control
  • Closed Captions
  • AssistiveTouch
  • Spoken Content
  • Back Tap

Built-in Apps

Free Apps from Apple

Pages, Numbers, Keynote, iMovie, GarageBand, Clips, and AppleStore app are preinstalled.

SIM Card

  • Dual SIM (nano‑SIM and eSIM)15

Rating for HearingAids


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Mail Attachment Support

Viewable document types

.jpg, .tiff, .gif (images); .doc and .docx (Microsoft Word); .htm and .html (web pages); .key (Keynote); .numbers (Numbers); .pages (Pages); .pdf (Preview and Adobe Acrobat); .ppt and .pptx (Microsoft PowerPoint); .txt (text); .rtf (rich text format); .vcf (contact information); .xls and .xlsx(Microsoft Excel); .zip; .ics; .usdz (USDZ Universal)

System Requirements

  • AppleID (required for some features)
  • Internet access16
  • Syncing to a Mac or PC requires:
  • macOSCatalina10.15 or later using the Finder
  • macOSElCapitan10.11.6 through macOSMojave10.14.6 using iTunes12.8 or later
  • Windows7 or later using iTunes12.10.10 or later (free download from itunes.com/download)

Environmental Requirements

Operating ambient temperature:

32° to 95° F (0° to 35° C)

Nonoperating temperature:

−4° to 113° F (−20° to 45° C)

Relative humidity:

5% to 95% noncondensing

Operating altitude:

tested up to 10,000 feet (3000 m)


Language support

English (Australia, UK, U.S.), Chinese (Simplified, Traditional, Traditional Hong Kong), French (Canada, France), German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Spanish (Latin America, Spain), Arabic, Bulgarian, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Kazakh, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil, Portugal), Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese

QuickType keyboard support

English (Australia, Canada, India, Japan, New Zealand, Singapore, South Africa, UK, U.S.), Chinese – Simplified (Handwriting, Pinyin QWERTY, Pinyin 10-Key, Shuangpin, Stroke), Chinese – Traditional (Cangjie, Handwriting, Pinyin QWERTY, Pinyin 10-Key, Shuangpin, Stroke, Sucheng, Zhuyin), French (Belgium, Canada, France, Switzerland), German (Austria, Germany, Switzerland), Italian, Japanese (Kana, Romaji), Korean (2-Set, 10-Key), Spanish (Latin America, Mexico, Spain), Ainu, Albanian, Amharic, Apache (Western), Arabic, Arabic (Najdi), Armenian, Assamese, Assyrian, Azerbaijani, Bangla, Belarusian, Bodo, Bulgarian, Burmese, Cantonese – Traditional (Cangjie, Handwriting, Phonetic, Stroke, Sucheng), Catalan, Cherokee, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dhivehi, Dogri, Dutch, Dzongkha, Emoji, Estonian, Faroese, Filipino, Finnish, Flemish, Fula (Adlam), Georgian, Greek, Gujarati, Hawaiian, Hebrew, Hindi (Devanagari, Latin, Transliteration), Hungarian, Icelandic, Igbo, Indonesian, Irish Gaelic, Kannada, Kashmiri (Arabic, Devanagari), Kazakh, Khmer, Konkani (Devanagari), Kurdish (Arabic, Latin), Kyrgyz, Lao, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Maithili, Malay (Arabic, Latin), Malayalam, Maltese, Manipuri (Bengali, Meetei Mayek), Māori, Marathi, Mongolian, Navajo, Nepali, Norwegian (Bokmål, Nynorsk), Odia, Pashto, Persian, Persian (Afghanistan), Polish, Portuguese (Brazil, Portugal), Punjabi, Rohingya, Romanian, Russian, Samoan, Sanskrit, Santali (Devanagari, Ol Chiki), Serbian (Cyrillic, Latin), Sindhi (Arabic, Devanagari), Sinhala, Slovak, Slovenian, Swahili, Swedish, Tajik, Tamil (Anjal, Tamil 99), Telugu, Thai, Tibetan, Tongan, Turkish, Turkmen, Ukrainian, Urdu, Uyghur, Uzbek (Arabic, Cyrillic, Latin), Vietnamese (Telex, VIQR, VNI), Welsh, Yiddish

QuickType keyboard support with autocorrection

Arabic, Arabic (Najdi), Bangla, Bulgarian, Catalan, Cherokee, Chinese – Simplified (Pinyin QWERTY), Chinese – Traditional (Pinyin QWERTY), Chinese – Traditional (Zhuyin), Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English (Australia, Canada, India, Japan, New Zealand, Singapore, South Africa, UK, U.S.), Estonian, Filipino, Finnish, Dutch (Belgium), French (Belgium), French (Canada), French (France), French (Switzerland), German (Austria), German (Germany), German (Switzerland), Greek, Gujarati, Hawaiian, Hebrew, Hindi (Devanagari, Latin, Transliteration), Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Irish Gaelic, Italian, Japanese (Kana), Japanese (Romaji), Korean (2-Set, 10-Key), Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Malay, Marathi, Norwegian (Bokmål), Norwegian (Nynorsk), Persian, Persian (Afghanistan), Polish, Portuguese (Brazil), Portuguese (Portugal), Punjabi, Romanian, Russian, Serbian (Cyrillic), Serbian (Latin), Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish (Latin America), Spanish (Mexico), Spanish (Spain), Swedish, Tamil (Anjal), Tamil (Tamil 99), Telugu, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu, Vietnamese (Telex)

QuickType keyboard support with predictive input

English (Australia, Canada, India, Japan, Singapore, South Africa, UK, U.S.), Chinese (Simplified, Traditional), French (Belgium, Canada, France, Switzerland), German (Austria, Germany, Switzerland), Italian, Japanese, Korean, Spanish (Latin America, Mexico, Spain), Arabic, Arabic (Najdi), Cantonese (Traditional), Dutch, Hindi (Devanagari, Latin), Portuguese (Brazil, Portugal), Russian, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Vietnamese

QuickType keyboard support with multilingual input

English (Australia, Canada, India, Japan, New Zealand, Singapore, South Africa, UK, U.S.), Chinese – Simplified (Pinyin), Chinese – Traditional (Pinyin), French (France), French (Belgium), French (Canada), French (Switzerland), German (Germany), German (Austria), German (Switzerland), Italian, Japanese (Romaji), Portuguese (Brazil), Portuguese (Portugal), Spanish (Spain), Spanish (Latin America), Spanish (Mexico), Dutch (Belgium), Dutch (Netherlands), Hindi (Latin), Vietnamese

QuickType keyboard support with contextual suggestions

English (Australia, Canada, India, Japan, New Zealand, Singapore, South Africa, UK, U.S.), Chinese (Simplified), French (Belgium), French (Canada), French (France), French (Switzerland), German (Austria), German (Germany), German (Switzerland), Italian, Spanish (Latin America), Spanish (Mexico), Spanish (Spain), Arabic, Arabic (Najdi), Dutch (Belgium), Dutch (Netherlands), Hindi (Devanagari), Hindi (Latin), Russian, Swedish, Portuguese (Brazil), Turkish, Vietnamese

QuickPath keyboard support

English (Australia, Canada, India, Japan, New Zealand, Singapore, South Africa, UK, U.S.), Chinese (Simplified, Pinyin QWERTY), Chinese (Traditional Pinyin QWERTY), French (Canada), French (France), French (Switzerland), German (Austria), German (Germany), German (Switzerland), Italian, Spanish (Latin America), Spanish (Mexico), Spanish (Spain), Portuguese (Brazil), Portuguese (Portugal), Dutch (Belgium), Dutch (Netherlands), Swedish, Vietnamese

Siri languages

English (Australia, Canada, India, Ireland, New Zealand, Singapore, South Africa, UK, U.S.), Spanish (Chile, Mexico, Spain, U.S.), French (Belgium, Canada, France, Switzerland), German (Austria, Germany, Switzerland), Italian (Italy, Switzerland), Japanese (Japan), Korean (Republic of Korea), Mandarin Chinese (China mainland, Taiwan), Cantonese (China mainland, Hong Kong), Arabic (Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates), Danish (Denmark), Dutch (Belgium, Netherlands), Finnish (Finland), Hebrew (Israel), Malay (Malaysia), Norwegian (Norway), Portuguese (Brazil), Russian (Russia), Swedish (Sweden), Thai (Thailand), Turkish (Türkiye)

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Dictation languages

English (Australia, Canada, India, Ireland, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa, United Arab Emirates, UK, U.S.), Cantonese (China mainland, Hong Kong), Mandarin Chinese (China mainland, Taiwan), French (Belgium, Canada, France, Luxembourg, Switzerland), German (Austria, Germany, Switzerland), Italian (Italy, Switzerland), Japanese, Korean, Spanish (Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Spain, U.S.), Portuguese (Brazil, Portugal), Arabic (Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates), Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch (Belgium, Netherlands), Finnish, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Malay, Norwegian (Bokmål), Polish, Romanian, Russian, Shanghainese (China mainland), Slovak, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese

Monolingual dictionary support

English (UK, U.S.), Chinese (Simplified, Traditional, Traditional – Hong Kong), Danish, Dutch, French, German, Hebrew, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish

Idiom dictionary support

Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese – English, Cantonese – English

Bilingual dictionary support

Arabic – English, Bangla – English, Chinese (Simplified) – English, Chinese (Traditional) – English, Czech – English, Dutch – English, Finnish – English, French – English, French – German, German – English, Gujarati – English, Hindi – English, Hungarian – English, Indonesian – English, Italian – English, Japanese – English, Japanese – Chinese (Simplified), Korean – English, Polish – English, Portuguese – English, Russian – English, Spanish – English, Tamil – English, Telugu – English, Thai – English, Urdu – English, Vietnamese – English


English (UK, U.S.), Chinese (Simplified)

Spell check

English (Australia, Canada, India, Japan, New Zealand, Singapore, South Africa, UK, U.S.), French (Belgium, Canada, France, Switzerland), German (Austria, Germany, Switzerland), Italian, Spanish (Latin America, Mexico, Spain), Arabic, Arabic (Najdi), Bulgarian, Czech, Danish, Dutch (Netherlands, Belgium), Finnish, Greek, Hindi (Devanagari), Hungarian, Irish Gaelic, Norwegian (Bokmål, Nynorsk), Polish, Portuguese (Brazil, Portugal), Punjabi, Romanian, Russian, Swedish, Telugu, Turkish, Vietnamese

Apple Pay supported regions

Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Belarus, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, China mainland,17 Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Faroe Islands, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Greenland, Guernsey, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Isle of Man, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jersey, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macao, Malaysia, Malta, Mexico, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Palestine, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, UK, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, U.S., Vatican City

In the Box

  • iPhone with iOS 16
  • USB-C to Lightning Cable
  • Documentation

iPhone and the

iPhone12 is designed with the following features to reduce its environmental impact:18

See the iPhone 12 Product Environmental Report

Made with better materials

  • 100% recycled tungsten in the Taptic Engine, representing 99% of the tungsten in the device
  • 100% recycled rare earth elements in all magnets, representing 98% of the rare earth elements in the device
  • 100% recycled tin in the solder of the main logic board
  • 35% or more recycled plastic in multiple components

Energy efficient

  • Meets U.S. Department of Energy requirements for battery charger systems19

Smarter chemistry20

  • Arsenic‑free display glass
  • Mercury-, BFR-, PVC-, and beryllium‑free

Green manufacturing

  • Apple’s Zero Waste Program helps suppliers eliminate waste sent to landfill
  • All final assembly supplier sites are transitioning to 100% renewable energy for Apple production

Responsible packaging

  • 100% of virgin wood fiber comes from responsibly managed forests
  • 90% or more fiber‑based packaging

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Apple and the Environment

We’re committed to making our products without taking from the earth, and to become carbon neutral across our entire business, including products, by2030.

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Trade in your smartphone for credit.

With AppleTradeIn, you can get credit toward a new iPhone when you trade in an eligible smartphone.21 It’s good for you and the planet.

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The easiest way to upgrade to the latest iPhone.

Join the iPhone Upgrade Program to get the latest iPhone every year, low monthly payments, and AppleCare+.22

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What is the spec of iPhone 12? ›

iPhone 12, 12 Mini, 12 Pro and 12 Pro Max specs
Apple iPhone 12
Display size, resolution6.1-inch OLED; 2,532x1,170 pixels
Pixel density460ppi
Dimensions (inches)5.78 x 2.82 x 0.29 in.
Dimensions (millimeters)146.7 x 71.5 x 7.4mm
17 more rows
Sep 6, 2021

What are the unique features of iPhone 12? ›

  • Dual 12MP camera system: Main and Ultra Wide cameras.
  • Main: ƒ/1.6 aperture.
  • Ultra Wide: ƒ/2.4 aperture and 120° field of view.
  • 2x optical zoom out.
  • Digital zoom up to 5x.
  • Portrait mode with advanced bokeh and Depth Control.
  • Portrait Lighting with six effects (Natural, Studio, Contour, Stage, Stage Mono, High‑Key Mono)

Is iPhone 12 crack proof? ›

Apple recently unveiled the new 5G enabled iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 mini, complete with a fast new processing chip, upgraded display (think even clearer selfies) and the most shatter resistant front screen of any iPhone to date.

How do you open engineering mode on iPhone 12? ›

Accessing Field Test Mode on an iPhone can be quite straightforward: simply go to your phone's dialer, type in *3001#12345#* and hit the dial button.

What is the specification of iPhone? ›

Size3.5 inches, 36.5 cm2 (~52.0% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution320 x 480 pixels, 3:2 ratio (~165 ppi density)
ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass, oleophobic coating

What features does the iPhone 12 have that other phones don t? ›

Beyond adding 5G, Apple has equipped the iPhone 12 family with its powerful new A14 Bionic processor, a Super Retina XDR display, a more durable Ceramic Shield front cover, and a MagSafe feature for more reliable wireless charging, and support for attachable accessories.

What is the secret button on the iPhone 12? ›

The feature that turns the Apple logo on the back of your iPhone into a secret button is called Back Tap. It is hidden within the Accessibility settings of your iPhone and it is switched off by default.

What does iPhone 12 have that others dont? ›

The iPhone 12 has Apple's new A14 Bionic processor, which is the first 5nm chip in a smartphone, and it feels lightning-fast. I write that every year, of course: I wrote it last year about the A13 Bionic, and the year before that about the A12 Bionic. And those phones don't necessarily feel slow.

Do I need a protector for iPhone 12? ›

The short answer is yes. Apple announced its new iPhone 12 models have Ceramic Shield for their screens—offering four times better protection than previous phones if they get dropped. The good news is the new phone screens are stronger. The bad news is they are not indestructible.

Does iPhone 12 need a case? ›

We would recommend that you invest in a case or cover for your iPhone 12 Pro. A good cover can protect your phone from cracked screens, from drops, dents, dirt, scratches and help keep it looking like new for when you'd like to sell it.

How much force does it take to break an iPhone 12? ›

The iPhone 12, however, can withstand 443 Newtons of pressure before breaking.

What does dialing * 3001 12345 #* do? ›

Dial *3001#12345#* and press the Call button. This will launch the Field Test Mode app and where the bars/dots were in the top left corner of the screen, you'll now see a negative number. The negative number is the decibel signal strength reading and should be followed by the carrier name and then the network type.

What is *# 33 iPhone code? ›

Dial *#33# and tap Call checks for call control bars by checking all the usual suspects (voice, data, fax, sms, etc) to see whether barring is enabled or disabled for outgoing.

How long does iPhone 12 battery last? ›

The iPhone 12 has a battery of 2,815 mAh. Video playback up to 16 hours, video playback (streamed) up to 11 hours, and audio playback up to 65 hours. If you are looking for extra battery hours we recommend the following for the iPhone 12 power banks based on reliability, durability and look and feel. Deal!

What are iPhone best features? ›

5 features that make iPhone better than Android phones
  • iPhone reveals the data collection. ...
  • iPhone restricts online activities storage. ...
  • Apple App Store offers secure apps. ...
  • Malware activities. ...
  • iPhone shows if the mic or camera is open by any app.

Does iPhone 12 have fingerprint sensor? ›

No, the iPhone 12 does not have a Touch ID because it does not have a Home button. iPhones have always used Touch ID sensors embedded in their home button to recognize and use fingerprints. Modern iPhones had to get rid of the home button in favor of the bezel-less look and thus have replaced Touch ID with Face ID.

How do I check my RAM on my iPhone 12? ›

There's really no way. Each iPhone model has a set amount of RAM that's the same regardless of the storage capacity. Apple doesn't publish the amount of RAM in their technical specifications, but many sites have that information available.

What is the best feature of iPhone 12? ›

Copyright © 2023 Apple Inc.
  • Two just‑right sizes. The 6.1-inch iPhone 12 and 5.4-inch iPhone 12 mini are equally powerful. ...
  • Great battery life. ...
  • A flawless flat‑edge design. ...
  • A remarkably durable Ceramic Shield front. ...
  • A bright, beautiful OLED display. ...
  • MagSafe. ...
  • MagSafe. ...
  • Oops resistant.

What is the benefit of iPhone 12? ›

The iPhone 12 has several new features and updates compared to the iPhone 11 it replaces — a new design, new colors, better cameras, and a better processor. Apple positioned the lineup as "iPhone for everyone," with the most varied choice between screen size and color to date.

What is the weird thing on the side of the iPhone 12? ›

Today, The Verge's Nilay Patel also shared on Twitter that he's received confirmation this little piece on the side of all iPhone 12 models serves as a window for the mmWave antenna. The mmWave spectrum is in the upper end of the frequency range that 5G is designed to operate on.

How do you use hidden options on iPhone? ›

Select the photo or video that you want to hide. Tap the More button , then tap Hide.
Find the Hidden album
  1. Open the Photos app.
  2. Tap the Albums tab.
  3. Scroll down and look for the Hidden album under Utilities. On iPad, you might need to tap the sidebar icon in the upper-left corner first to see your albums.
Sep 14, 2022

How do I open the secret page on my iPhone? ›

An Incognito tab has the Incognito icon at the top. Your browsing activity is only private when you're in an Incognito tab.
Browse privately from other apps
  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open the Chrome app .
  2. Tap More Settings. Privacy and Security.
  3. Turn Ask to Open Links from Other Apps in Incognito on or off.

What does the iPhone 12 do that the iPhone 11 doesn t? ›

5G connectivity, the OLED Super Retina XDR display, refreshed design, improved night photos of the ‌iPhone 12‌ are the key features that differentiate it from the ‌iPhone‌ 11.

What is the blue dot at the top of my iPhone 12? ›

This icon means that some app or feature is requesting the microphone to be active. It's likely to be something in Accessibility, such as Voice Control.

What is the difference between iPhone 12 and 13? ›

While the ‌iPhone 12‌ and ‌iPhone 13‌ feature cameras with similar specifications, the ‌iPhone 13‌ offers Dolby Vision HDR video at a higher frame rate, Cinematic mode, and Photographic Styles, as well as hardware improvements such as a larger sensor and sensor-shift stabilization.

Do I need Gorilla Glass with iPhone 12? ›

Ceramic Shield vs Gorilla Glass Victus: Scratch Resistance

The iPhone 12 also starts scratching at the exact same level as the Gorilla Glass Victus, so, don't expect a notable improvement in terms of scratch resistance.

Is it OK to use iPhone without case? ›

It should survive most everyday impacts, but it will still break if you drop it from a reasonable height onto a hard surface. If you rarely dropped your previous phones, and they never get a lot of scratches, you might be better off enjoying your iPhone without a case or screen protector.

Should I put tempered glass on my iPhone camera? ›

The camera is a powerful feature, but it's vulnerable to damage if it is not properly protected. By using an iPhone case, a screen protector, or a lens cap, you can help to keep your camera safe from scratches, bumps, and other damage.

How do I protect my iPhone 12 camera? ›

Among the easiest methods to protect your iPhone 12 Pro and Pro Max's camera lens is using a protective case. This will not only keep the camera lens module safe but also the phone. For ease of use, you can use lightweight and thin cases that have a raised notch near the opening for the camera lens.

What drains iPhone 12 battery? ›

Head to Settings, go to Battery, and tap on the 'Last 10 Days' option. It will display your battery usage by different apps. Close such apps and run in the background. You can also delete some of the apps that are not useful for you and stop iPhone battery draining fast.

How many drops can iPhone 12 survive? ›

A side drop sees the camera stop working on the iPhone 12, and a drop on the back breaks the glass of both with some bending of the overall shape. Amazingly though, the screen remains in one piece during both these tests, and it's only a ten-foot display-down drop that finally cracks the screen on the iPhone 12 Pro.

Do magnets break iPhone 12? ›

No, a magnet will not damage your smartphone's

And the reason why not is simple – your phone's components are not magnetic. If they aren't magnetic, they cannot be disturbed by magnets in your phone's case. Apple iPhone and Android devices use NAND flash memory, which are not affected by magnets.

What is * 70 on the phone? ›

Cancel Call Waiting

Disable the call waiting feature to avoid interruptions on an important call. Callers will receive a busy signal. To disable call waiting, dial *70, then the number you wish to call.

What does the code * 3370 do? ›

No, pressing the *3370# keys on your iPhone or Android device does not improve your cell phone signal. As mentioned, the code *3370# activates Enhanced Full Rate Codec (on specific devices). Since users would experience better voice quality after entering the code, many assumed it was due to better signal.

What is *# 31 code? ›

Hide Caller ID: *31#

The caller might have hidden the ID intentionally or sometimes it can be accidental. If you want to hide the caller ID dial *31# and press call button.

What is * 3001 12345 #* code for iPhone? ›


This secret code allows your phone to enter a so-called 'Field Test Mode' and gives you precise data on how strong your signal strength really is. While signal bars have always given us assurance that our phone signal's just fine, the truth is, information displayed on these bars are often inaccurate.

What are hidden iPhone features? ›

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  • Undo Send Delay Option for Your Mails. ...
  • Depth Effect on Your Lock Screen. ...
  • Copy Screenshots to Clipboard Without Saving. ...
  • Copy and Extract Objects from Images. ...
  • Disable Lock to End Calls. ...
  • Install Security Updates Without Updating iOS.
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What are some cool tricks on iPhone? ›

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  • Adjust the Brightness of Your iPhone's Flashlight. ...
  • Do a Voiceover While Recording Your iPhone Screen. ...
  • Use the Volume Buttons to Take a Photo. ...
  • Take a Picture While Recording a Video. ...
  • Apply Fun Effects to iMessages. ...
  • Enjoy Built-In Nature ASMR on Your iPhone.
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What does *# 06 mean on iPhone? ›

*#06# Displays your IMEI. No need to tap Call. IMEI is the unique identifier for your cell phone hardware.

What are phone secret codes? ›

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  • *2767*3855# (Wipe Your Device and Reinstall Firmware) ...
  • *#*#7780#*#* (Run a Factory Reset) ...
  • *#06# (Check the Device's IMEI) ...
  • *#0*# (Activate General Test Mode) ...
  • *#*#232338#*#* (Displays the MAC Address) ...
  • *#*#4986*2650468#*#* (Important Firmware Info)
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What are Apple secret codes? ›

iPhone secret codes are also known as Unstructured Supplementary Service Data codes (USSD). These are shortcuts and access codes to enter unique settings and functions within the device. They were more popular in the past, when Settings apps weren't as advanced as today.

Is iPhone 11 or 12 better? ›

In our testing, the iPhone 12 lasted about one to two hours less than the iPhone 11, giving the older model an advantage for those who need longer battery life. Not only is the battery bigger, but it also seems that overall efficiency seems to be better, thanks to the lower-resolution LCD display.

What phone is better iPhone 12 or 13? ›

The ‌iPhone 13‌'s A15 Bionic chip brings a modest performance improvement over the A14 Bionic in the ‌iPhone 12‌. Benchmarks show that the A15 in the ‌iPhone 13‌ offers around 10 percent better single-core performance and 18 percent better multi-core performance compared to the ‌iPhone 12‌'s A14 chip.

Is iPhone 12 is 5G or not? ›

iPhone 12 models or later work with the 5G cellular networks of certain carriers. Learn how to use 5G cellular service.

What is the difference between the iPhone 12 and 11? ›

5G connectivity, the OLED Super Retina XDR display, refreshed design, improved night photos of the ‌iPhone 12‌ are the key features that differentiate it from the ‌iPhone‌ 11.

Is iPhone 12 worth buying? ›

Unfortunately, the battery performance of the 2020 flagship isn't impressive, although it's better than an older-generation Apple smartphone. The 2815 mAh capacity is meager and struggles to offer a full day's worth. However, it does support reasonably fast charging. Buy the iPhone 12 from Amazon.

What is the best iPhone with value for money? ›

iPhone SE (2020) Which iPhone is Best Value for Money New? The iPhone SE (2020) is a good choice because it operates on the Apple A13 CPU, making it as powerful as the iPhone 11 Pro Max, but for several hundreds of pounds cheaper new (or on a classic Black Friday deal.)

What is the battery life of iPhone 12? ›

The iPhone 12 battery offers up to 17 hours of video playback, up to 11 hours of streaming video playback, and up to 65 hours of audio playback. Because the iPhone 12 mini is smaller, it has a shorter battery life.

Should I upgrade from iPhone 12 to 13? ›

If you have an iPhone 12, there's little reason to upgrade right now. That's because the iPhone 12 has a lot in common with the iPhone 13. They both have 5G support, a vibrant OLED 6.1-inch screen, a fast processor, great cameras and MagSafe accessory support.

Is LTE better than 5G? ›

If you're looking for fast speeds with the most population coverage, LTE is the way to go. However, if you're looking for the latest and greatest technology with the potential for faster speeds and more capacity, 5G is the way to go.

Why does my phone say LTE instead of 5G? ›

Yes, 5G is everywhere, but there are still huge gaps in the network which means you won't always have coverage. Your 5G capable phone will always find a signal and connect if 5G. If it isn't available, your phone will revert back to LTE or 4G.

Does iPhone 12 have wireless charging? ›

Yes, the iPhone 12 supports wireless charging via any Qi-certified wireless charger, and also supports fast wireless charging, which can charge your phone from 0% to 50% in around 30 minutes.

Is it worth upgrading from iPhone 11 to 12? ›

Its design is more distinct and adventurous, its display is richer and more detailed, it offers stronger performance, and it also supports 5G. In other words, if you can afford to upgrade or to trade in your iPhone 11, the iPhone 12 is certainly worth it.

What does the iPhone 11 have that the 12 doesn t? ›

The iPhone 11 includes Apple's A13 Bionic processor, while the iPhone 12 includes Apple's A14 Bionic processor, offering faster speeds that improve the camera and browsing experience.

Should I upgrade to iPhone 12 if I have iPhone 11? ›

The iPhone 12 mini or iPhone 12 will feel like they're light years ahead of your old phone. In addition to much faster hardware, the entry-level iPhone 12s have much better camera sensors, Face ID, OLED displays, and 5G.


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