If you’re looking for an iPhone 12 vs iPhone 12 Pro comparison that explains exactly what to expect from the four upcoming iPhone 12 models, look no further! We break down the similarities and differences to help you decide which iPhone 12 will be right for you.

After a false start with last month’s Apple Event, the long-anticipated iPhone 12 family has finally been launched. There had been plenty of rumors regarding these four new smartphones flying around all year, but now we’ve finally been able to see what the iPhone 12 will have to offer consumers.

As expected, the iPhone 12 family comes in four different models: the iPhone 12, iPhone 12 mini, iPhone 12 Pro and the iPhone 12 Pro Max. The iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 mini are both virtually identical, aside from the smaller 5.4″ screen on the iPhone 12 mini. 

However, there are a few more differences between the iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max. Read on below to find out more…

iPhone 12

The iPhone 12 will have a different body than the previous generation, featuring smooth and flat edges and a unique uniform construction. It was designed to fit the new 5G technology into a smaller form factor, including the new antennas. It will come in five colors, including black, white, red, green and blue. 

The iPhone 12 will have a 6.1″ display, like the iPhone 11. However, the 12 will have reduced display borders. This means that it will be 11% thinner, 15% smaller and 16% lighter than the iPhone 11. It will also have a Super Retina XDR display, which will have 2x more pixels than the iPhone 11. This means that the text will be sharper and photos will look better, featuring increased dynamic range. 

The glass used on the display will be the new material Ceramic Shield, created in conjunction with Corning. This new glass has a 4x better drop performance than the iPhone 11, which is the biggest jump in reliability that Apple has had on iPhone.

In terms of 5G, the iPhone 12 will automatically switch to using LTE if 5G speeds don’t matter to what you’re doing to save battery power. The 5G will then turn itself on when it’s needed.

The iPhone 12 will feature a new dual-camera system, featuring a 12MP wide angle camera with a new f/1.6 aperture. It’ll also have an ultra wide angle camera with an f/2.4 aperture. Each camera has a four element lens, which means that there has been a 27% improvement in low light conditions.

New computational photography has also been developed to deliver more powerful new features. The iPhone 12 will be able to understand scenes with machine learning, using Smart HDR 3 to automatically adjust highlights and shadows for great dynamic range. Smart HDR 3 will also help Night Mode, which will be available on all cameras on the iPhone 12 for the first time.

Video is also receiving an update, with the iPhone 12 featuring a new Night Mode Time-lapse function. As you’d expect from the name, this will allow users to create a time-lapse in the Night Mode. 

You can get the iPhone 12 for just $799. However, if you trade in an iPhone 10 or  newer at Verizon then you can get the iPhone 12 for as little as $15/mo. Pre-orders for the iPhone 12 will open on 06 November, with phones shipping on 13 November.