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Realme GT 5G (256GB/12GB) vs Apple iPhone 12 (64GB)

Side by side comparison between Realme GT 5G vs Apple iPhone 12 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Apple iPhone 12 XRealme GT 5G (256GB/12GB)14Points
Realme GT 5G (256GB/12GB)
6.43"
AMOLED

1080x2400

64
MP

16mp

12GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4500
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
17PointsApple iPhone 12 (64GB)Compare Realme GT 5G X
Apple iPhone 12 (64GB)
6.1"
AMOLED

1170x2532

12
MP

12mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Hexa

2815
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!

GT 5G (256GB/12GB)14 Advantages Realme GT 5G (256GB/12GB)vsiPhone 12 (64GB)17 Advantages Apple iPhone 12 (64GB)
+2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Core2%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs3.1Ghz 64bit Hexa-Core
+12GB LPDDR52 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs4GB LPDDR4X
+256GB (229GB available)4 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs64GB (49GB available)
+120Hz100%
The display reproduces more frames per second because the frequency (Hertz) is higher, improves fluidity and tires your eyes less.
vs60Hz
+6.43"5%
Larger screen
vs6.1"
+(triple camera) 64MP + 8MP + 2MP2 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(dual camera) 12MP + 12MP
+(front) 16MP29%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(dual front camera) 12MP + 0.3MP
+2500000 apps (Google Play Store)19%
More apps available to download and use
vs2100000 apps (App Store)
+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
vsproprietary audio output
+Fingerprint sensor (under display)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+4500 mAh60%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs2815 mAh
+65W2 times
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.
vs20W
+5.2 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.2 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs5.0 + A2DP/LE
+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
vsUSB 2.0 proprietary connector
UFS 3.1vs+NVMe (SSD)Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
186 grams (6.51 ounces)vs+164 grams (5.74 ounces)13%
Lighter
8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)vs+7.4 millimeters (0.29 inches)14%
Thinner
Plastic body, glass front/backvs+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
Not supportedvs+Dolby Vision/HDR10Advantage
The Dolby Vision/HDR10 display provides vibrant colors and more details
1080x2400 pixelsvs+1170x2532 pixels14%
Higher resolution screen
409 PPIvs+457 PPI12%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
EIS: Digital stabilizationvs+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
Not supportedvs+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
f/1.8 (aperture)vs+f/1.6 (aperture)13%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)vs+(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
5G SA/NSAvs+5G NRAdvantage
The 5G NR network is newer and faster
(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbpsvs+(5G NR) 5000 Mbps150%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Qi wireless chargingAdvantage
Wireless charging is another way to charge the battery.
Not supportedvs+Ceramic ShieldAdvantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Not supportedvs+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

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

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Physical featuresRealme GT 5G (256GB/12GB)Apple iPhone 12 (64GB)
ModelGT 5G (256GB/12GB)iPhone 12 (64GB)
Other model namesRealme GT 5G RMX2202 (256GB+12GB RAM)iPhone 12 A2172, A2402, A2403, A2404
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandRealmeApple
Release dateMarch, 2021October, 2020
Depth8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)7.4 millimeters (0.29 inches)
Size (width x height)73.3 x 158.5 millimeters (2.89 x 6.24 in)71.5 x 146.7 millimeters (2.81 x 5.78 in)
Weight186 grams (6.51 ounces)164 grams (5.74 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass front/backAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meters and 30min
System (OS)Realme GT 5G (256GB/12GB)Apple iPhone 12 (64GB)
Operating systemAndroid 11iOS 14
Firmware updatefeature not registerediOS 15
HardwareRealme GT 5G (256GB/12GB)Apple iPhone 12 (64GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 SM8350 (5nm)64bit - Apple A14 Bionic (5nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 3 processors:
2.84Ghz Single-Core Kryo 680
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 680
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 680
Hexa-Core, 2 processors:
3.1Ghz Dual-Core Firestorm
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Icestorm
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 660 840MhzApple GPU MP4
RAM memory12GB LPDDR54GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage256GB (229GB available)
UFS 3.1
64GB (49GB available)
NVMe (SSD)
External storageNot supportedNot supported
DisplayRealme GT 5G (256GB/12GB)Apple iPhone 12 (64GB)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size6.43" inches6.1" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~85.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~87.1% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2400 pixels (20:9)1170x2532 pixels (19.5:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)409 PPI457 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedCeramic Shield
Display features120Hz60Hz, 625 nits, Dolby Vision/HDR10
Mobile networksRealme GT 5G (256GB/12GB)Apple iPhone 12 (64GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim cardDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF) + e-SIM
Maximum download/upload2000/1024 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 networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat20 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE 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)
Primary 5G networkSA/NSA (1, 3, 28, 41, 77, 78, 79)A2172 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)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSAGPRS, 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 networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100Not supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+Not supported
CallingRealme GT 5G (256GB/12GB)Apple iPhone 12 (64GB)
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
CameraRealme GT 5G (256GB/12GB)Apple iPhone 12 (64GB)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
64 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.316mm119º1/4"1.12µm
2MP macrof/2.4
(dual camera)
12 megapixels
12MP ultrawidef/2.4120º13mm1/3.6"
Main camera resolution10120x6328 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps
FlashDual-LED flashDual-LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.6 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/1.73" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size0.8µm pixel1.4µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo/video on both cameras
2ª cameraRealme GT 5G (256GB/12GB)Apple iPhone 12 (64GB)
Front camera (secondary)16 megapixels(dual front camera)
12 megapixels
0.3MP SL 3D
Front camera resolution4608x3456 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)4K UHD (3840x2160)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.5 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens23mm lens
Sensor size1/3" inches1/3.6" inches
Pixel size1µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaRealme GT 5G (256GB/12GB)Apple iPhone 12 (64GB)
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMPEG4, H.265, H.264, MOV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, AAX+, AIFF
ConnectivityRealme GT 5G (256GB/12GB)Apple iPhone 12 (64GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 proprietary connector
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)Proprietary TV-out
Audio output3.5mm jackproprietary audio output
Bluetooth5.2 + 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
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsRealme GT 5G (256GB/12GB)Apple iPhone 12 (64GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Face unlock
Other features- Colors: Gold/Black, Blue, Silver
- Realme UI 2.0
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- Screen protector included
- Protective case included
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- 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)
Power supplyRealme GT 5G (256GB/12GB)Apple iPhone 12 (64GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity4500 mAh2815 mAh
Charger, watts65W Fast battery charging20W Fast battery charging
15W Qi wireless charging
USB Power Delivery 2.0
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateRealme GT 5G (256GB/12GB)Apple iPhone 12 (64GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.99W/kg (head) | 0.99W/kg (body)
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