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Apple iPhone 12 Pro (512GB) vs Apple iPhone 12 Pro (256GB)

Side by side comparison between iPhone 12 Pro (512GB) vs iPhone 12 Pro (256GB) phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Apple iPhone 12 Pro (512GB)
6.1"
OLED

1170x2532

12
MP

12mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

2815
mAh

(Non removable)

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Apple iPhone 12 Pro (256GB)
6.1"
OLED

1170x2532

12
MP

12mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

2815
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Apple iPhone 12 Pro (512GB)

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iPhone 12 Pro (512GB)1 Advantage Apple iPhone 12 Pro (512GB)vsiPhone 12 Pro (256GB)0 Advantage Apple iPhone 12 Pro (256GB)
+512GB (494GB available)106%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs256GB (240GB available)

54 Common items in both devices
3.1GHz 64bit Octa-Core
6GB LPDDR4X
NVMe (SSD)
189 grams (6.62 ounces)
7.4 millimeters (0.29 inches)
Stainless steel body, glass front/back
Super Retina XDR OLED
+47 specs and more in the table below

Check the comparison table below for more items that are not evaluated in comparison score above.

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📱 Model features

Apple iPhone 12 Pro (512GB)Apple iPhone 12 Pro (256GB)
ModeliPhone 12 Pro (512GB)iPhone 12 Pro (256GB)
Other model namesiPhone 12 Pro A2341, A2406, A2407, A2408iPhone 12 Pro A2341, A2406, A2407, A2408
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandAppleApple
Release date10/13/202010/13/2020
Depth7.4 millimeters (0.29 inches)7.4 millimeters (0.29 inches)
Size (width x height)71.5 x 146.7 millimeters (2.81 x 5.78 in)71.5 x 146.7 millimeters (2.81 x 5.78 in)
Weight189 grams (6.62 ounces)189 grams (6.62 ounces)
Build, materialsStainless steel body, glass front/backStainless steel body, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: water-resistant up to 1.5 meters for 30min and dust-resistantIP68 certified: water-resistant up to 1.5 meters for 30min and dust-resistant

🤖 Operating System

Apple iPhone 12 Pro (512GB)Apple iPhone 12 Pro (256GB)
System versioniOS 14iOS 14
Firmware updateiOS 15iOS 15
User Interfacefeature not registeredfeature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Apple iPhone 12 Pro (512GB)Apple iPhone 12 Pro (256GB)
Chipset64bit - Apple A14 Bionic (5nm)64bit - Apple A14 Bionic (5nm)
CPUOcta-Core, 2 processors:
3.1GHz Dual-Core Firestorm
1.8GHz Hexa-Core Icestorm
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
3.1GHz Dual-Core Firestorm
1.8GHz Hexa-Core Icestorm
GPU graphical controllerApple GPU MP4Apple GPU MP4
Performance (benchmark)AnTuTu: 596244 (v8)
Geekbench: 4056 (v5.1)
GFXBench: 58fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)
AnTuTu: 596244 (v8)
Geekbench: 4056 (v5.1)
GFXBench: 58fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)

💽 Memory and storage

Apple iPhone 12 Pro (512GB)Apple iPhone 12 Pro (256GB)
RAM memory6GB LPDDR4X6GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage512GB (494GB available)
NVMe (SSD)
256GB (240GB available)
NVMe (SSD)
External storageNot supportedNot supported

📲 Display

Apple iPhone 12 Pro (512GB)Apple iPhone 12 Pro (256GB)
Display typeSuper Retina XDR OLEDSuper Retina XDR OLED
Screen size6.1" inches6.1" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~87.1% (screen-to-body ratio)~87.1% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1170x2532 pixels (19.5:9)1170x2532 pixels (19.5:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)457 PPI457 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassCeramic ShieldCeramic Shield
Display features60Hz, 800nits[typ]
Dolby Vision/HDR10
60Hz, 800nits[typ]
Dolby Vision/HDR10

📶 Mobile networks

Apple iPhone 12 Pro (512GB)Apple iPhone 12 Pro (256GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim cardDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF) + e-SIM
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF) + e-SIM
Maximum download/upload5000/200 Mbps5000/200 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G, 5G2G, 3G, 4G, 5G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM MHz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat20
VoLTE
A2341 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)
A2406 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)
A2407, A2408 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 Cat20
VoLTE
A2341 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)
A2406 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)
A2407, A2408 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)
Primary 5G networkA2341 version:
Sub6/mmWave (1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 25, 28, 38, 40, 41, 66, 71, 77, 78, 79, 260, 261)
A2406 version:
Sub6 (1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 25, 28, 38, 40, 41, 66, 71, 77, 78, 79)
A2407, A2408 versions:
Sub6 (1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 25, 28, 38, 40, 41, 66, 77, 78, 79)
A2341 version:
Sub6/mmWave (1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 25, 28, 38, 40, 41, 66, 71, 77, 78, 79, 260, 261)
A2406 version:
Sub6 (1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 25, 28, 38, 40, 41, 66, 71, 77, 78, 79)
A2407, A2408 versions:
Sub6 (1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 25, 28, 38, 40, 41, 66, 77, 78, 79)
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, 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 NR
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported

📷 Camera

Apple iPhone 12 Pro (512GB)Apple iPhone 12 Pro (256GB)
Back camera (main camera)(quad camera)
12 megapixels
12MP ultrawidef/2.4120°13mm1/3.6"
12MP telephotof/2.052mm1/3.4"1.0µmPDAFOIS2x-optical-zoom
0.3MP TOF 3DLiDAR-scanner
(quad camera)
12 megapixels
12MP ultrawidef/2.4120°13mm1/3.6"
12MP telephotof/2.052mm1/3.4"1.0µmPDAFOIS2x-optical-zoom
0.3MP TOF 3DLiDAR-scanner
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps
FlashDual-LED flashDual-LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.6 (aperture)f/1.6 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel size1.4µm pixel1.4µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomDigital and optical zoomDigital and optical zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedSupported
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasHDR photo/video on both cameras
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Apple iPhone 12 Pro (512GB)Apple iPhone 12 Pro (256GB)
Front camera (secondary)(dual front camera)
12 megapixels
0.3MP SL 3D
(dual front camera)
12 megapixels
0.3MP SL 3D
Front camera resolution4000x3000 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (secondary)4K UHD (3840x2160)4K UHD (3840x2160)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length23mm lens23mm lens
Sensor size1/3.6" inches1/3.6" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Apple iPhone 12 Pro (512GB)Apple iPhone 12 Pro (256GB)
LoudspeakerSupportedSupported
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMPEG4, H.265, H.264, MOVMPEG4, H.265, H.264, MOV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, AAX+, AIFFMP3, WAV, AAX+, AIFF

🔌 Connectivity

Apple iPhone 12 Pro (512GB)Apple iPhone 12 Pro (256GB)
USBUSB 2.0 proprietary connectorUSB 2.0 proprietary connector
Audio outputproprietary audio outputproprietary audio output
TV outputProprietary TV-outProprietary TV-out
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/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS
NFCSupportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Apple iPhone 12 Pro (512GB)Apple iPhone 12 Pro (256GB)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Barometer
Compass
Face unlock
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Barometer
Compass
Face unlock
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Apple iPhone 12 Pro (512GB)Apple iPhone 12 Pro (256GB)
Battery typeLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity2815 mAh2815 mAh
Charger, watts20W Fast battery charging
15W Qi wireless charging
USB Power Delivery 2.0
20W Fast battery charging
15W Qi wireless charging
USB Power Delivery 2.0
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

➕ Other features

Apple iPhone 12 Pro (512GB)Apple iPhone 12 Pro (256GB)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
Miscellaneous- Colors: Silver, Graphite, Gold, Pacific Blue
- Oleophobic coating screen
- Face ID
- Dolby Atmos
- Dolby Digital Plus
- Apple Pay (Visa, MasterCard, AMEX)
- WiFi hotspot
- Colors: Silver, Graphite, Gold, Pacific Blue
- Oleophobic coating screen
- Face ID
- Dolby Atmos
- Dolby Digital Plus
- Apple Pay (Visa, MasterCard, AMEX)
- WiFi hotspot

☢️ Radiation rate

Apple iPhone 12 Pro (512GB)Apple iPhone 12 Pro (256GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.99W/kg (head), 0.99W/kg (body)0.99W/kg (head), 0.99W/kg (body)
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