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Apple iPhone 12 (64GB) vs Xiaomi Poco X3 Pro (Global 256GB)

Side by side comparison between Apple iPhone 12 vs Xiaomi Poco X3 Pro phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Apple iPhone 12 (64GB)
6.1"
AMOLED

1170x2532

12
MP

12mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Hexa

2815
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
14PointsXiaomi Poco X3 Pro (Global 256GB)Compare Apple iPhone 12 X
Xiaomi Poco X3 Pro (Global 256GB)
6.67"
IPS

1080x2400

48
MP

20mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5160
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Apple iPhone 12 (64GB)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

iPhone 12 (64GB)19 Advantages Apple iPhone 12 (64GB)vsPoco X3 Pro (Global 256GB)14 Advantages Xiaomi Poco X3 Pro (Global 256GB)
+3.1Ghz 64bit Hexa-Core6%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.96Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+NVMe (SSD)Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vsUFS 3.1
+164 grams (5.74 ounces)31%
Lighter
vs215 grams (7.53 ounces)
+7.4 millimeters (0.29 inches)27%
Thinner
vs9.4 millimeters (0.37 inches)
+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
vsPlastic body, glass front
+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT IPS LCD
+Dolby Vision/HDR10Advantage
The Dolby Vision/HDR10 display provides vibrant colors and more details
vsHDR10
+1170x2532 pixels14%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x2400 pixels
+457 PPI16%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs395 PPI
+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
vsEIS: Digital stabilization
+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
vsNot supported
+f/1.6 (aperture)13%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/1.8 (aperture)
+(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
+5G NRAdvantage
The 5G NR network is newer and faster
vs4G+ LTE-A
+(5G NR) 5000 Mbps5 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G+ LTE-A) 800 Mbps
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Qi wireless chargingAdvantage
Wireless charging is another way to charge the battery.
vsNot supported
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
vs802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsIP53 certified
4GB LPDDR4Xvs+8GB LPDDR4X100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
64GB (49GB available)vs+256GB (230GB available)4 times
More internal storage for applications and files
Not supportedvs+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
60Hzvs+120Hz100%
The display reproduces more frames per second because the frequency (Hertz) is higher, improves fluidity and tires your eyes less.
6.1"vs+6.67"9%
Larger screen
(dual camera) 12MP + 12MPvs+(quad camera) 48MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP150%
Higher resolution main camera
(dual front camera) 12MP + 0.3MPvs+(front) 20MP62%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
2100000 apps (App Store)vs+2500000 apps (Google Play Store)19%
More apps available to download and use
proprietary audio outputvs+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
Not supportedvs+Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
2815 mAhvs+5160 mAh83%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
20Wvs+33W65%
More power (watts) to charge the battery faster. Sometimes, the charger that comes with the device doesn't have the same power supported by the device. Check before you buy it.
Not supportedvs+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
USB 2.0 proprietary connectorvs+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.

26 Common items in both devices
16 million
Dual-LED flash
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
HDR photo/video on both cameras / HDR photo on both cameras
4K UHD (3840x2160)
Capacitive
+19 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresApple iPhone 12 (64GB)Xiaomi Poco X3 Pro (Global 256GB)
ModeliPhone 12 (64GB)Poco X3 Pro (Global 256GB)
Other model namesiPhone 12 A2172, A2402, A2403, A2404Xiaomi Poco X3 Pro M2102J20SG NFC (256GB+8GB RAM)
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandAppleXiaomi
Release dateOctober, 2020March, 2021
Depth7.4 millimeters (0.29 inches)9.4 millimeters (0.37 inches)
Size (width x height)71.5 x 146.7 millimeters (2.81 x 5.78 in)76.8 x 165.3 millimeters (3.02 x 6.51 in)
Weight164 grams (5.74 ounces)215 grams (7.53 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meters and 30minIP53 certified: protection against dust and splashing
System (OS)Apple iPhone 12 (64GB)Xiaomi Poco X3 Pro (Global 256GB)
Operating systemiOS 14Android 11
Firmware updateiOS 15feature not registered
HardwareApple iPhone 12 (64GB)Xiaomi Poco X3 Pro (Global 256GB)
Chipset64bit - Apple A14 Bionic (5nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 860 SM8150-AC (7nm)
CPU processorHexa-Core, 2 processors:
3.1Ghz Dual-Core Firestorm
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Icestorm
Octa-Core, 3 processors:
2.96Ghz Single-Core Kryo 485 Gold
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 485 Gold
1.78Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 485 Silver
GPU graphical controllerApple GPU MP4Qualcomm Adreno 640
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4X8GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage64GB (49GB available)
NVMe (SSD)
256GB (230GB available)
UFS 3.1
External storageNot supportedUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplayApple iPhone 12 (64GB)Xiaomi Poco X3 Pro (Global 256GB)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size6.1" inches6.67" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~87.1% (screen-to-body ratio)~84.6% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1170x2532 pixels (19.5:9)1080x2400 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)457 PPI395 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassCeramic ShieldGorilla Glass 6
Display features60Hz, 625 nits, Dolby Vision/HDR10120Hz, 450 nits, HDR10
Mobile networksApple iPhone 12 (64GB)Xiaomi Poco X3 Pro (Global 256GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim cardDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF) + e-SIM
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload5000/200 Mbps800/150 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G, 5G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat20
VoLTE

A2172 version:
LTE (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 32, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 46, 48)

A2402 version:
LTE (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 32, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 46, 48)

A2403, A2404 versions:
LTE (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 30, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 46, 48)
LTE Cat15/13 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkA2172 version:
Sub6/mmWave (1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 25, 28, 38, 40, 41, 66, 71, 77, 78, 79, 260, 261)

A2402, A2403, A2404 versions:
Sub6 (1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 25, 28, 38, 40, 41, 66, 77, 78, 79)
Not supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSA, 5G NRGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+
CallingApple iPhone 12 (64GB)Xiaomi Poco X3 Pro (Global 256GB)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraApple iPhone 12 (64GB)Xiaomi Poco X3 Pro (Global 256GB)
Back camera (main camera)(dual camera)
12 megapixels
12MP ultrawidef/2.4120º13mm1/3.6"
(quad camera)
48 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.2119º1.0µm
2MP macrof/2.4
2MP depthf/2.4
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels8000x6000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashDual-LED flashDual-LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.6 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2" inches
Pixel size1.4µm pixel0.8µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraApple iPhone 12 (64GB)Xiaomi Poco X3 Pro (Global 256GB)
Front camera (secondary)(dual front camera)
12 megapixels
0.3MP SL 3D
20 megapixels
Front camera resolution4000x3000 pixels5184x3840 pixels
Video recording (secondary)4K UHD (3840x2160)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length23mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/3.6" inches1/3.4" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered0.8µm pixel
MultimediaApple iPhone 12 (64GB)Xiaomi Poco X3 Pro (Global 256GB)
RadioNot supportedFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMPEG4, H.265, H.264, MOVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, AAX+, AIFFMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityApple iPhone 12 (64GB)Xiaomi Poco X3 Pro (Global 256GB)
USBUSB 2.0 proprietary connectorUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputProprietary TV-outUSB Type-C (reversible)
Audio outputproprietary audio output3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedSupported
Other functionsApple iPhone 12 (64GB)Xiaomi Poco X3 Pro (Global 256GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Face unlock
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Black, White, Red, Green, Blue
- Oleophobic coating screen
- Face ID
- Dolby Atmos
- Dolby Digital Plus
- Apple Pay (Visa, MasterCard, AMEX)
- WiFi hotspot
AnTuTu: 568674 (v8)
Geekbench: 4067 (v5.1)
GFXBench: 58fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)
- Colors: Phantom Black, Frost Blue, Metal Bronze
- MIUI 12
- Silicone Case included
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- Dual stereo speakers
- LiquidCool 1.0 Plus
- Cooling up to 6 °C
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyApple iPhone 12 (64GB)Xiaomi Poco X3 Pro (Global 256GB)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity2815 mAh5160 mAh
Charger, watts20W Fast battery charging
15W Qi wireless charging
USB Power Delivery 2.0
33W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateApple iPhone 12 (64GB)Xiaomi Poco X3 Pro (Global 256GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered0.99W/kg (head) | 0.67W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.99W/kg (head) | 0.99W/kg (body)0.57W/kg (head) | 0.9W/kg (body)
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