Apple Iphone 14 256gb Vs Apple Iphone 12 Comparison by Price, Specifications, Features & Review

Apple iPhone 14 256gb vs Apple iPhone 12

Should you buy Apple iPhone 14 256GB or Apple iPhone 12? Find out which mobile phone is best for you - compare the two models on the basis of price and key specs like performance, price, camera, display, ram, storage, battery capacity,... operating system, Network Connectivity, Multimedia and more.

SpecificationsApple iPhone 14 256GBApple iPhone 12
Price71999.048990.0
Camera12 MP + 12 MP And 12 MP12 MP + 12 MP And 12 MP
Display6.1 inches (15.49 cm)6.1 inches (15.49 cm)
Operating SystemiOS v16iOS v14
Battery3279 mAh2815 mAh
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Key Specs
Battery
Battery 3279 mAh 2815 mAh
Display
Display 6.1 inches (15.49 cm) 6.1 inches (15.49 cm)
Front Camera
Front Camera 12 MP 12 MP
Processor
Processor Apple A15 Bionic Apple A14 Bionic
Rear Camera
Rear Camera 12 MP + 12 MP 12 MP + 12 MP
Battery
Capacity
Capacity 3279 mAh 2815 mAh
Quick Charging
Quick Charging Yes, Fast, 20W: 50 % in 30 minutes Yes, Fast, 20W: 50 % in 30 minutes
Removable
Removable No No
Type
Type Li-ion Li-ion
USB Type-C
USB Type-C No No
Wireless Charging
Wireless Charging Yes Yes
Camera
Autofocus
Autofocus Yes Yes, Phase Detection autofocus, Dual Pixel autofocus
Camera Features
Camera Features 5 x Digital Zoom 2 x Optical Zoom Auto Flash Face detection Touch to focus 5 x Digital Zoom 2 x Optical Zoom Auto Flash Face detection Touch to focus
Camera Setup
Camera Setup Single Single
Flash
Flash Yes, Retina Flash Yes, Retina Flash
Image Resolution
Image Resolution 4000 x 3000 Pixels 4000 x 3000 Pixels
OIS
OIS Yes Yes
Resolution
Resolution 12 MP f/1.9, Wide Angle, Primary Camera(23 mm focal length, 3.6" sensor size) 12 MP f/2.2, Wide Angle, Primary Camera(23 mm focal length, 3.6" sensor size)
Sensor
Sensor Sensor-shift Image Stabilization -
Settings
Settings Exposure compensation, ISO control Exposure compensation, ISO control
Shooting Modes
Shooting Modes Continuous Shooting High Dynamic Range mode (HDR) Burst mode Continuous Shooting Burst mode
Video Recording
Video Recording 3840x2160 @ 24 fps 1920x1080 @ 30 fps 3840x2160 @ 24 fps 1920x1080 @ 30 fps
Video Recording Features
Video Recording Features Slo-motion Video HDR Night Time-Lapse Action Mode Audio Zoom Stereo recording Slo-motion Night Time-Lapse Audio Zoom Stereo recording
Design
Build Material
Build Material Back: Gorilla Glass Back: Gorilla Glass
Colours
Colours Blue, Purple, Yellow, Midnight, Starlight, Product Red Black, Blue, Green, Purple, Red, White
Height
Height 146.7 mm 146.7 mm
Ruggedness
Ruggedness Dust proof Dust proof
Thickness
Thickness 7.8 mm 7.4 mm
Waterproof
Waterproof Yes, Water resistant (up to 30 minutes in a depth of 6 meter) Yes, Water resistant (up to 30 minutes in a depth of 6 meter), IP68
Weight
Weight 172 grams 162 grams
Width
Width 71.5 mm 71.5 mm
Display
Aspect Ratio
Aspect Ratio 19.5:9 19.5:9
Bezelless Display
Bezelless Display Yes with notch Yes
Brightness
Brightness 1200 nits 625 nits
Display Type
Display Type OLED OLED
HDR 10 / HDR+ support
HDR 10 / HDR+ support Yes Yes
Pixel Density
Pixel Density 457 ppi 457 ppi
Refresh Rate
Refresh Rate 60 Hz 60 Hz
Screen Protection
Screen Protection Yes Yes
Screen Size
Screen Size 6.1 inches (15.49 cm) 6.1 inches (15.49 cm)
Screen to Body Ratio (calculated)
Screen to Body Ratio (calculated) 86.89 % 86.89 %
Touch Screen
Touch Screen Yes, Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch Yes, Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch
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Brand
Brand Apple Apple
Launch Date
Launch Date September 9, 2022 (Official) October 18, 2020 (Official)
Operating System
Operating System iOS v16 iOS v14
Multimedia
Audio Features
Audio Features Dolby Atmos, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus
Audio Jack
Audio Jack Lightning Lightning
Fm Radio
FM Radio No No
Loudspeaker
Loudspeaker Yes Yes
Network & Connectivity
Bluetooth
Bluetooth Yes, v5.3 Yes, v5.0
GPS
GPS Yes with A-GPS, Glonass Yes with A-GPS, Glonass
NFC
NFC Yes Yes
Network Support
Network Support 5G Supported in India, 4G Supported in India, 3G, 2G 5G Supported in India, 4G Supported in India, 3G, 2G
SIM 1
SIM 1 5G Bands: FDD N1 / N2 / N3 / N5 / N7 / N8 / N20 / N25 / N26 / N28 / N30 TDD N38 / N40 / N77 / N78 / N79 4G Bands: TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) / 2100(band 34) / 1900(band 39) / 3500(band 42) FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 13) / 700(band 17) / 850(band 18) / 850(band 19) / 800(band 20) / 1900(band 25) / 850(band 26) / 2300(band 30) 3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz 2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz GPRS: Available EDGE: Available 5G Bands: FDD N1 / N2 / N3 / N5 / N7 / N8 / N20 / N25 / N28 / N66 TDD N38 / N40 / N41 / N71 / N77 / N78 / N79 4G Bands: TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) / 2100(band 34) / 1900(band 39) / 3500(band 42) FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 13) / 700(band 14) / 700(band 17) / 850(band 18) / 850(band 19) / 800(band 20) / 1900(band 25) / 850(band 26) / 700(band 29) / 2300(band 30) 3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz 2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz GPRS: Available EDGE: Available
SIM 2
SIM 2 5G Bands: FDD N1 / N2 / N3 / N5 / N7 / N8 / N12 / N20 / N25 TDD N38 / N40 / N77 / N78 / N79 4G Bands: TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) / 2100(band 34) / 1900(band 39) / 3500(band 42) FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 13) / 700(band 17) / 850(band 18) / 850(band 19) / 800(band 20) / 1900(band 25) / 850(band 26) / 2300(band 30) 3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz 2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz GPRS: Available EDGE: Available 4G Bands: TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) / 2100(band 34) / 1900(band 39) / 3500(band 42) FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 13) / 700(band 14) / 700(band 17) / 850(band 18) / 850(band 19) / 800(band 20) / 1900(band 25) / 850(band 26) / 700(band 29) / 2300(band 30) 3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz 2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz GPRS: Available EDGE: Available
SIM Size
SIM Size SIM1: Nano, SIM2: eSIM SIM1: Nano, SIM2: eSIM
SIM Slot(s)
SIM Slot(s) Dual SIM, GSM+GSM Dual SIM, GSM+GSM
USB Connectivity
USB Connectivity Mass storage device, USB charging -
VoLTE
VoLTE Yes Yes
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi Yes, Wi-Fi 6 (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax), MIMO Yes, Wi-Fi 6 (802.11 b/g/n/ax), MIMO
Wi-Fi Calling
Wi-Fi Calling Yes Yes
Wi-Fi Features
Wi-Fi Features Mobile Hotspot Mobile Hotspot
Performance
Architecture
Architecture 64 bit 64 bit
CPU
CPU Hexa Core (3.23 GHz, Dual core, Avalanche + 1.82 GHz, Quad core, Blizzard) Hexa Core (3.1 GHz, Dual core, Firestorm + 1.8 GHz, Quad core, Icestorm)
Chipset
Chipset Apple A15 Bionic Apple A14 Bionic
Coprocessor
Coprocessor - Apple M14 motion
Fabrication
Fabrication 5 nm 5 nm
Graphics
Graphics Apple GPU (Five-core graphics) Apple GPU (four-core graphics)
RAM type
RAM Type LPDDR4X LPDDR4
Ram
RAM 6 GB 4 GB
Sensors
Fingerprint Sensor
Fingerprint Sensor No No
Other Sensors
Other Sensors Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope
Storage
Expandable Memory
Expandable Memory No No
Internal Memory
Internal Memory 256 GB 64 GB
Storage Type
Storage Type NVMe NVMe
Scoring parameters
How is the score calculated?

This is a relative score calculated on the basis of the following specifications:

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