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Compare Apple iPhone 13 vs Apple iPhone 12

Apple iPhone 13
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Apple iPhone 13
Apple iPhone 12

On this page we compare specs Apple iPhone 13 Hexa-core (2x3.22 GHz Avalanche 4xX.X GHz Blizzard) with Apple iPhone 12 Hexa Core (3.1 GHz, Dual core, Firestorm 1.8 GHz, Quad core, Icestorm), we compare external dimensions, compare screens and performance, the amount of RAM and memory for storing media data, battery capacity and characteristics of photo cameras, compare the presence of various sensors and functions.

Compare specs Apple iPhone 13 vs Apple iPhone 12

Hardware and OSApple iPhone 13Apple iPhone 12
Operating SystemiOS 15, up to iOS 15.6, planned upgrade to iOS 16iOS v14
ProcessorHexa-core (2x3.23 GHz Avalanche 4x1.82 GHz Blizzard)Hexa Core (3.1 GHz, Dual core, Firestorm 1.8 GHz, Quad core, Icestorm)
ChipsetApple A15 Bionic (5 nm)Apple A14 Bionic
Architecture64 bit
GPUApple GPU (4-core graphics)
Co-ProcessorApple M14 motion
External memoryNo
Internal Memory128GB 4GB RAM, 256GB 4GB RAM, 512GB 4GB RAM64 GB
Expandable Memory No
GraphicsApple GPU (four-core graphics)
SIM Slot(s)Dual SIM, GSM GSM
DisplayApple iPhone 13Apple iPhone 12
TypeSuper Retina XDR OLED, HDR10, Dolby Vision, 800 nits (HBM), 1200 nits (peak)
Size6.1 inches, 90.2 cm2(~86.0% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution1170 x 2532 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio
ProtectionScratch-resistant ceramic glass, oleophobic coating
Screen Size6.1 inches (15.49 cm)
ColorsStarlight, Midnight, Blue, Pink, Red, Green
Screen Resolution1170 x 2532 pixels
Display TypeOLED
Pixel Density457 ppi
Aspect Ratio19.5:9
Screen Protectionyes
Touch Screenyes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch
Main CameraApple iPhone 13Apple iPhone 12
Resolution12 MP f/1.6 (upto 5x Digital Zoom, upto 2x Optical Zoom), Wide Angle Primary Camera(26 mm focal length)12 MP f/2.4, Wide Angle, Ultra-Wide Angle Camera(13 mm focal length, 3.6" sensor size)
Image Resolution4000 x 3000 Pixels
Flashyes Dual LED Flash
Camera Features5 x Digital Zoom, 2 x Optical Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus
Autofocusyes Phase Detection autofocus, Dual Pixel autofocus
Optical Image Stabilisationyes
Physical ApertureF1.6
Video Recording3840x2160 @ 24 fps, 1920x1080 @ 30 fps, 1280x720 @ 30 fps
Shooting ModesContinuos Shooting, Burst mode
SettingsExposure compensation, ISO control
Camera12 MP, f/1.6, 26mm (wide), 1.7┬Ám, dual pixel PDAF, sensor-shift OIS
12 MP, f/2.4, 120?, 13mm (ultrawide)
FeaturesDual-LED dual-tone flash, HDR (photo/panorama)
Video4K@24/30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/120/240fps, HDR, Dolby Vision HDR (up to 60fps), stereo sound rec.
Front CameraApple iPhone 13Apple iPhone 12
Resolution12 MP f/2.2, Wide Angle Primary Camera(23 mm focal length, 3.6" sensor size)
Flashyes Retina Flash
Physical ApertureF2.2
Video Recording3840x2160 @ 24 fps, 1920x1080 @ 30 fps
ConnectivityApple iPhone 13Apple iPhone 12
2G NetworkGSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM)
3G NetworkHSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G Network1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 30, 32, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 46, 48, 66 - A2633, A2634, A2635
5G Network1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 25, 28, 29, 30, 38, 40, 41, 48, 66, 71, 77, 78, 79 Sub6/mmWave - A2633
WLANWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band, hotspot
USBLightning, USB 2.0
CDMACDMA 800 / 1900
SpeedHSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A, 5G, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps
Network5G: Available,
4G: Available ,
3G: Available, 2G: Available
TechnologyGSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE / 5G
SIM SizeSIM1: Nano, SIM2: eSIM
Bluetooth5.0, A2DP, LEyes v5.0
GPSYes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS, QZSSyes with A-GPS, Glonass
Wi-Fiyes Wi-Fi 802.11, ax/b/g/n, MIMO
Wi-Fi Callingyes
Wi-Fi FeaturesMobile Hotspot
USB ConnectivityMass storage device, USB charging
Selfie cameraApple iPhone 13Apple iPhone 12
Camera12 MP, f/2.2, 23mm (wide), 1/3.6"
SL 3D, (depth/biometrics sensor)
Video4K@24/25/30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/120fps, gyro-EIS
MultimediaApple iPhone 13Apple iPhone 12
3.5 mm JackNo
Audio FeaturesDolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus
Audio JackLightning
FM Radio No
LoudspeakerYes, with stereo speakersyes
DesignApple iPhone 13Apple iPhone 12
BodyIP68 dust/water resistant (up to 6m for 30 mins)
Apple Pay (Visa, MasterCard, AMEX certified)
Body buildGlass front (Gorilla Glass), glass back (Gorilla Glass), aluminum frame
SIMSingle SIM (Nano-SIM and/or eSIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Dimensions146.7 x 71.5 x 7.7 mm (5.78 x 2.81 x 0.30 in)
Height146.7 mm
Width71.5 mm
Thickness7.4 mm
Weight174 g (6.14 oz)162 grams
Build Material
Back: Gorilla Glass
ColoursBlack, Blue, Green, Red, White
RuggednessDust proof
Waterproofyes Water resistant (up to 30 minutes in a depth of 6 meter), IP68
BatteryApple iPhone 13Apple iPhone 12
ChargingFast charging (23W, unofficial rating), 50% in 30 min (advertised)
USB Power Delivery 2.0
MagSafe wireless charging 15W
Qi magnetic fast wireless charging 7.5W
TypeLi-Ion 3240 mAh, non-removable (12.41 Wh)Li-ion
Capacity2815 mAh
User Replaceable No
Quick Chargingyes Fast, 20W: 50 % in 30 minutes
USB Type-C No
Wireless Chargingyes
FeaturesApple iPhone 13Apple iPhone 12
SensorsFace ID, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer
Fingerprint Sensor No
Other SensorsLight sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope