iPhone 12 series are made up of 4 devices ranging from 5.4 inches to 6.7 inches. They are iPhone 12 mini, iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max. Announced in the fall of 2020, iPhone 12 series are the Apple’s latest generation of smartphone, with 5G connectivity, OLED display and more.
As the flagship of this series, iPhone 12 is with outstanding features. Even though it’s just launched not long, Apple fans are looking ahead to the coming of iPhone 13, which is expected to arrive in this autumn. There are so many rumors about iPhone 12 vs. iPhone 13 in all aspects.
Now, we are starting to show you an overview or a comparison between these two generations on the basis of current information even though many platforms have done that, such as PC World and MiniTool. You may get a general idea before this September.
iPhone 12 vs. iPhone 13 in Some Aspects
OLDE display is supported for iPhone 12 and its series. OLED can offer punchier colors and true blacks. But compared with other devices equipped with Super Dynamic AMOLED displays, the iPhone 12 series has 60 Hz display, short of high refresh rate and Always On Display (AOD).
According to rumor saying, upcoming iPhone 13 is likely to adopt 120 Hz refresh rate. This will bring smoother animation and faster speed to react. However, cheaper iPhone 13 will probably continue to offer conventional OLED display, working with 60 Hz. Also, iPhone 13 may find utilize its own AOD.
2. Camera Update
There are two cameras on the back of iPhone 12: a wide-angle 12MP f/1.6 with optical image stabilization and phase detection autofocus, an ultrawide 12MP f/2.4. For iPhone 12 and Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max, there is an extra 12MP telephoto lens with an f/2.0 aperture.
It is not surprise that there are some updates for iPhone 13 cameras. We don’t have whole information about iPhone 13 ranges. Some rumors say iPhone 13 would feature periscope camera for better zoom. iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max may provide a new 6-element ultrawide lens.
It’s also said that the iPhone 13 may feature a portrait mode for video and an astrophotography mode, corresponding for better performance in video and shooting the night sky. Meanwhile, Apple will use the LiDAR sensor on all four models of iPhone 13 instead of just on the Pro ones.
3. Touch ID
Since the iPhone X, later iPhone generations only support face recognition as biometric authentication. This is because Apple’s decision to provide borderless displays, no space for the physical home button, in which the fingerprint sensor was integrated.
Despite of the secure and fast face ID, unlocking with the finger is also practical, especially when you need to wear masks. So, some rumors say Phone 13 would bring back Touch ID. Apple could adopt an in-display fingerprint scanner, like on the some Android phones.
In a word, iPhone 13 would use both Face ID and Touch ID, face unlocking for no masks and fingerprint unlocking for public use. Choose either one way depending on your situation.
4. Lighting and Portless
The iPhone 12 doesn’t come with USB-C, instead of lighting. It’s a defect for many fans. Some leakers say no iPhone will use USB-C. You can use wireless charging. Obviously, few users seem to want this.
As to portless, it would be adopted on one of iPhone 13 models. One of advantages of port free is that waterproofing will be improved because there is no way for liquid to enter iPhone device.
5. Outlook and Price
According to Ming-Chi Kuo (TF International Securities analyst), iPhone 13 would release the same 4 models as iPhone 12. The phone is said to come with a magnificent 6.2 inches display with a resolution of 1170 x 2532 Pixels. The aspect ratio of the phone’s display would be 19.5:9 , a perfect ratio to give you an immersive viewing experience when watching or playing games videos.
As iPhone 13 series are not expected to make a major technical improvement from the iPhone 12, it’s predicted that the price of iPhone 13 will around the same as iPhone 12, starting at $799 of the base version.
This is an iPhone 12 pricing for reference.
In addition, it’s certain there would be other updates, like improved battery life, smaller notch. Get more information about iPhone 12 vs. iPhone 13, and then, make a better decision in the autumn.