iphone 12

iPhone is undoubtedly one of the biggest brands when it comes to smartphones; the Apple company has finally released the long-awaited iPhone 12 series. The company on 13 October 2020 unveil four new iPhones which are iPhone 12 Mini, iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max. But for this particular article, we shall be looking at the iPhone 12 only. Let see what this phone as to offer.iphone 12

Design and Display

The iPhone 12 comes with a premium body design. Both the front and back panel of the device is made of a premium glass material. The back of the device houses the dual rear cameras, the LED flash and the Apple logo just like how we have it on the iPhone 11 and 11 Pro.

The device features a dust and waterproof resistance technology with an IP68 rating coupled with an Apple Pay. The iPhone 12 still maintains its wide range notch with a screen display design which can be seen on the front of the device. The device measures a measures 146.7 x 71.5 x 7.4 mm in dimensions with a weight of about 164g and a screen size of 6.1 inches.   gsmarena 012

The display also has a scratch resistance glass that protects the screen from minor scratches and an oleophobic coating. Finally, it has a resolution of about 1170 x 2532 pixels with a 19.5:9 aspect ratio and 460 PPI in density.

Hardware and Software

On the hardware department, the iPhone 12 is powered by an Apple A14 Bionic chipset which is built on a 5nm process node. The chipset features a Hexa-core processor with an Apple GPU that handles the graphical aspect of the device. While the software runs on the latest iOS 14.

Cameras Features & Storage Capacity

The iPhone 12 has a dual rear camera which consists of 12MP + 12MP camera with a Quad-LED flash and HDR. The Selfie camera also has the same 12 MP and SL 3D depth/biometric sensor, as well as Deep Fusion, Dolby Vision recording and Smart HDR 3.iPhone 12iPhone 12

The inbuilt storage of the iPhone 12 start from 64GB, 128GB and end at 256GB. There is no option for a micro SD card slot.

Battery Capacity and Connectivity

The battery capacity on the iPhone 12 is unspecified at the moment but it has a non-removable battery that takes up to 17 hours for a heavily used and 65 hours of music playback. It is that the battery also supports fast charge and wireless charging technology as well.

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The iPhone 12 supports the new 5G network. Other connectivity options include; Wi-Fi, dual-band, A-GPS, GALILEO, hotspot, QZSS, NFC and USB 2.0.

iPhone 12 Full Specifications


Brand iPhone 12
Announced 13 October 2020
Status Available


2G Network GSM: 850/ 900/ 1800/ 1900
3G Network WCDMA: 2100 MHz (900/1700/1900/2100
4G LTE Network Yes
5G Network Yes


Dimensions 146.7 x 71.5 x 7.4 mm
Weight 164g
SIM Type Single SIM (Nano-SIM and/or eSIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) – for China
Colours Black, White, Red, Green, Blue


Type Super Retina XDR OLED, HDR10, 625 nits (typ), 1200 nits (peak)
Size 6.1 inches
Resolution 1170 x 2532 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio
Multi-touch Yes
Display Protection Scratch-resistant glass, oleophobic coating


Operating System iOS 14.1
Chipset Apple A14 Bionic (5 nm)
CPU Hexa-core
GPU Apple GPU (4-core graphics)


Internal Storage 64GB, 128GB, 256GB
Memory Card Slot No


Back/ Rear 12 MP + 12 MP
Front Camera 12 MP + SL 3D, (depth/biometrics sensor)
Features Autofocus, Continuous shooting, Digital zoom, Geotagging, Panorama, HDR, Touch focus, Face detection, White balance settings, ISO settings

Exposure compensation, Self-timer

Scene mode, FaceID, HDR, AI Beauty

Quad-LED flash

Video Resolution 4K@24/30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/120fps, gyro-EIS


Loudspeaker Yes
Audio Jack Type No
Sound Enhancement Features Yes


USB Port Yes
Bluetooth Yes, Bluetooth 5.0
FM Radio No


Battery Capacity Non-removable Li-lon battery
Fast Charging Technology Yes, 20W
Wireless Charging Qi fast wireless charging 15W


Sensors accelerometer, proximity, compass, Ambient Light Sensor, Gyroscope
Java Support No
Messaging SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
Games Yes, Downloadable from Google Play store
Additional Features WMV/RV/MP4/3GP player


Document editor (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PDF)

Push to talk

Voice command/dial


Box Contents Smartphone


USB cable

Phone Porch

User Manual

Ear Pods


iPhone 12 Price and Availability

The iPhone will cost 880 EUR which is approximately N391,463 in Nigeria while 5985GHc in Ghana.

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