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Apple iPhone 12 (4GB RAM + 256GB) VS Apple iPhone 13 (256GB)

Apple iPhone 12 (4GB RAM + 256GB) vs Apple iPhone 13 (256GB) comparison page allows you to compare devices based on full specifications, latest prices, features, pictures, and more. The summary section of the Apple iPhone 12 (4GB RAM + 256GB) vs Apple iPhone 13 (256GB) shows the most relevant details of this comparison like how each mobile has fared against another group-wise along with the key features. If you are looking for more details, scroll down to the full comparison section that shows the feature-wise comparison between these devices. You can also compare the pros and cons, compare prices, and compare the advantages and disadvantages of both of these devices.The Apple iPhone 12 (4GB RAM + 256GB) has an overall score of 86%, while the Apple iPhone 13 (256GB) has an overall score of 88%. The lowest price of Apple iPhone 12 (4GB RAM + 256GB) is Rs. 54,899 and the lowest price of Apple iPhone 13 (256GB) is Rs. 61,490. Product prices were last updated on May 21, 2024.Apple iPhone 12 (4GB RAM + 256GB) offers a 6.1" display panel, 460 PPI (1170x2532 resolution) screen, and bezel-less design with a display notch. This device has Apple A14 Bionic chipset (64-bit Hexa-core 3.1 GHz Firestorm + 1.8 GHz Icestorm 5nm processor) and runs on the iOS 14 operating system. This mobile is powered by a decent 2815 mAh battery and comes with 20W fast battery charging, 15W fast wireless charging. This smartphone has a 12 MP dual rear camera.Apple iPhone 13 (256GB) offers a 6.1" display panel, 460 PPI (1170x2532 resolution) screen, and bezel-less design with a display notch. This device runs on 64-bit Hexa-core 3.22 GHz 5nm processor and the iOS 15 operating system. This device has a respectable 3240 mAh battery and comes with 20W fast battery charging. This mobile features a 12 MP dual camera setup as a primary camera.
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SUMMARY
Apple iPhone 12 (4GB RAM + 256GB)
Apple iPhone 13 (256GB)
 Rs. 54,899Buy NowRs. 61,490Buy Now 
Overall Score
 
Processor & RAM
Very Good (78% score)
  • 64-bit Hexa-core 3.1 GHz Firestorm +...
  • Apple A14 Bionic
  • 4GB RAM
Excellent (83% score)
  • 64-bit Hexa-core 3.22 GHz (5 nm)
  • Apple A15 Bionic
  • 4GB RAM
 
Camera
Excellent (88% score)
  • Dual camera, 12 MP + 12 MP, Dual LED flash
  • Single selfie camera, 12 MP
Excellent (88% score)
  • Dual camera, 12 MP + 12 MP, Dual LED flash
  • Single selfie camera, 12 MP
 
Display
Very Good (74% score)
  • 6.1" OLED Screen
  • 1170x2532, 460 PPI
  • Oleophobic coating
Very Good (74% score)
  • 6.1" XDR OLED Screen
  • 1170x2532, 460 PPI
  • Scratch Resistant Glass
 
Storage
Excellent (87% score)
  • 256GB internal storage
  • Non expandable storage
Excellent (87% score)
  • 256GB internal storage
  • Non expandable storage
 
Battery
Excellent (81% score)
  • Li-Ion 2815 mAh
  • 20W Fast battery charging, 15W fast wireless charging
  • Proprietary charging connector
Excellent (85% score)
  • Li-Ion 3240 mAh
  • 20W fast battery charging
  • Proprietary charging connector
 
Compare Prices
Rs. 54,899@AmazonBUY
Rs. 63,999@FlipkartBUY
Rs. 61,490@AmazonBUY
Rs. 62,999@FlipkartBUY

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General  
FormBarBar  
TouchscreenYes, Capacitive Touchscreen, Display NotchYes, Capacitive Touchscreen, Display Notch  
Buildglass back, aluminium frameglass back, aluminium frame  
Operating SystemiOS 14iOS 15  
2G NetworkGSM: 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHzGSM: 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz  
3G NetworkUMTS: 850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHzUMTS: 850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz  
4G Network (LTE)LTE Bands 1, 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, 66LTE Bands 1, 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  
5G NetworkYesYes  
SIM TypeDual SIMDual SIM  
SIM SizeNano SIM, eSIMNano SIM, eSIM  
Ingress Protection (IP)IP68, Dust Resistant, Water ResistantIP68, Dust Resistant, Water Resistant  
VoLTEYesYes  
AnnouncedOctober, 2020September, 2021  
StatusAvailableAvailable  
Display
Screen TypeOLEDXDR OLED  
Screen Size6.1 Inches6.1 Inches  
Screen Resolution1170 x 2532 Pixels
Excellent (81% score)
1170 x 2532 Pixels
Excellent (81% score)
  
Pixel Density460 ppi
Top Class (90% score)
460 ppi
Top Class (90% score)
  
Screen ProtectionOleophobic coatingScratch Resistant Glass  
Screen to body ratio86%
Top Class (90% score)
86%
Top Class (90% score)
  
Aspect Ratio19.5:919.5:9  
Other Features HDR10, Dolby Vision, 800 nits typical brightness, 1200 nits peak brightness  
Dimensions  
Size146.7 x 71.5 x 7.4 mm (5.78 x 2.81 x 0.29 inches)
Good (69% thickness score)
146.7 x 71.5 x 7.7 mm (5.78 x 2.81 x 0.30 inches)
Good (67% thickness score)
  
Weight164 g (5.78 oz)
Good (60% score)
174 g (6.14 oz)
Average (56% score)
  
Battery
Battery TypeLi-IonLi-Ion  
Battery Capacity2815 mAh
Good (68% score)
3240 mAh
Very Good (73% score)
  
Music Playback Time65 hours   
Wireless ChargingYesYes  
User Replaceable BatteryNoNo  
Fast Charging20W Fast battery charging, 15W fast wireless charging20W fast battery charging  
Other Features 15W fast wireless charging  
Camera
Rear CameraDual cameraDual camera  
Primary Camera12 megapixels, Wide, F1.6 aperture, 1.4 micron pixel size, 26 mm focal length, PDAF (Phase detection autofocus), OIS (Optical Image Stabilization)
Excellent (86% score)
12 megapixels, Wide, F1.6 aperture, 1.7 micron pixel size, 26 mm focal length, PDAF (Phase detection autofocus), OIS (Optical Image Stabilization)
Excellent (86% score)
  
Camera 212 megapixels, Ultrawide, F2.4 aperture, 1/3.6" sensor size, 13 mm focal length12 megapixels, Ultrawide, F2.4 aperture, 13 mm focal length  
FlashDual LED flashDual LED flash  
FeaturesHDR mode, Panorama modeHDR mode, Panorama mode  
Video Recording2160p (4K) at 60 fps, 1080p (Full HD) at 240 fps2160p (4K) at 60 fps, 1080p (Full HD) at 240 fps  
Video Recording FeaturesHDR video recordingHDR video recording  
Front CameraSingle front camera, 12 megapixels, Wide, F2.2 aperture, 1/3.6" sensor size, 23 mm focal length
Excellent (87% score)
Single front camera, 12 megapixels, Wide, F2.2 aperture, 1/3.6" sensor size, 23 mm focal length
Excellent (87% score)
  
FeaturesHDR modeHDR mode  
Video Recording1080p (Full HD) at 120 fps1080p (Full HD) at 120 fps  
Hardware and Storage
System ChipsetApple A14 BionicApple A15 Bionic  
Processor (CPU)64-bit Hexa-core 3.1 GHz Firestorm + 1.8 GHz Icestorm (5 nm)
Very Good (76% score)
64-bit Hexa-core 3.22 GHz (5 nm)
Excellent (86% score)
  
Graphics Processor (GPU)Apple GPU (Quad-core graphics)Apple 4-core GPU  
RAM4GB
Very Good (74% score)
4GB
Very Good (74% score)
  
Internal Storage256GB
Top Class (96% score)
256GB
Top Class (96% score)
  
Expandable StorageNoNo  
SensorsProximity sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Barometer, Compass, Face Unlock, Ambient light sensorProximity sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Barometer, Compass, Face Unlock, Ambient light sensor  
Other Features NVMe storage  
Connectivity
GPRSYesYes  
EDGEYesYes  
3GYesYes  
4GYesYes  
5GYesYes  
WiFi802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, 6, dual band802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, 6, dual band  
Mobile Hotspot and TetheringYesYes  
BluetoothYes, 5.0Yes, 5.0  
NFCYesYes  
USBYes, 2.0, ProprietaryYes, 2.0, Proprietary, Mass Storage Device  
Headphone JackNo 3.5mm audio connectorNo 3.5mm audio connector  
Charging ConnectorProprietaryProprietary  
GPSGPS, A-GPS, Glonass, GalileoGPS, A-GPS, Glonass, BeiDou, Galileo  
Multimedia  
Alert TypesMP3 Ringtones, Polyphonic Ringtones, Vibration, Haptic feedbackMP3 Ringtones, Polyphonic Ringtones, Vibration  
LoudSpeakerYesYes  
Stereo SpeakersYesYes  
FM RadioNoNo  
Music PlayerYesYes  
Audio FormatsMP3, AAC, WAV, MIDI, AMR, 3GP, FLAC, M4A, OGG   
VideoYes, MPEG4, H.264Yes  
Noise Cancellation Yes  
Other FeaturesDolby AtmosDolby Atmos, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus  
Internet and Applications  
BrowserYes   
YoutubeYes   
WhatsappYes   
FacebookYes   
TwitterYes   
EmailMicrosoft Exchange, SMTP, POP3, IMAP, Push Email   
Other  
PhonebookUnlimited Contacts, Contact Pictures, Contact Ringtones, Contact Multiple Numbers   
CalendarYes   
CalculatorYes   
AlarmYes   
StopwatchYes   
SMSYes   
MMSYes   
Compare Prices
Rs. 54,899@AmazonBUY
Rs. 63,999@FlipkartBUY
Rs. 61,490@AmazonBUY
Rs. 62,999@FlipkartBUY
  

Compare Pros & Cons

Rating
Expert Rating:
   
Pros & ConsPros
  • Amazing performance with A14 Bionic chipset
  • Beautiful LED display
  • Great set of cameras
  • Good build quality
  • Super battery life with 20W fast battery charging
Cons
  • Non-standard charging connector
  • Non-expandable storage
  • No 3.5mm headphone jack
   
Advantages
Apple iPhone 12 (4GB RAM + 256GB) offers a 6.1" OLED capacitive touchscreen. Phones with touchscreen are easier to use and more intuitive. Plus, touchscreen mobiles have usually bigger screens than mobiles without a touchscreen.
Apple iPhone 12 (4GB RAM + 256GB) is powered by iOS (iOS 14) OS. Phones with iOS are more intuitive and easier to use than their Android counterparts. Phones with iOS also run smoother and usually get OS updates for a longer period of time.
This phone is 3G enabled. Phones with 3G connectivity deliver data at much faster speeds as compared to the 2G.
This mobile supports 4G. Phones with 4G capability give faster speeds than 3G which results in faster downloads and seamless surfing experience.
This mobile is a dual SIM phone. Dual SIM phone allows you to use two SIM cards without carrying two phones in your pocket. You can also use a voice plan of one SIM card and a data plan for another.
This phone has an IP68 marking. Dust and water-resistant or waterproof phones offer great protection against dust and water. It protects your phone from rain or an accidental drop in water.
This mobile has VoLTE (Voice over LTE) capability. VoLTE enables high definition voice quality due to which phone calls sound much better and clear. It also allows the call to be connected very quickly as compared to 2G or 3G networks.
This mobile is 5G enabled. The 5th generation or 5G network offers very high-speed data with minimal latency.
This phone has a 6.1" screen. Phones with large screens display more text for reading with less scrolling needed. Playing games or watching videos and movies on a big screen phone is a pure pleasure.
This mobile has a pixel density of 460 PPI (Pixels per Inch). The high PPI screen has a lot more pixels spread across the screen that makes the screen look sharper.
This phone has 86.0% screen to body ratio. Phones with a higher screen to body ratio offer more screen space in a relatively smaller size.
This phone is 7.4 mm in thickness. Slim phones look good and are easier to hold in your hands. It also easily fits into the purse.
This mobile has wireless charging capability. Wireless charging technology allows a mobile phone to be charged without cables and adapters.
This mobile comes with a fast charging capability. Fast charging allows us to spend less time charging the phone.
This device has 6-core processor chip. Multi-core CPUs offer smooth streaming HD videos, fluid performance, quick loading time of apps and pictures, and flawless gaming performance.
The chipset of this device is manufactured using the 5 nm process. Chips created using the latest manufacturing process are generally more efficient, optimized for battery life, smaller in size and emit less heat.
This phone has 4 GB of RAM. More RAM allows the operating system to retain more data in the faster memory without having to reload the application from the storage when doing multitasking.
This device comes with 256 GB of internal storage. Having more internal storage helps install more apps on your phone without the need for frequent cleanup.
This device offers a WiFi support. WiFi provides convinient and secure access to the internet. It provides more reliable connection too.
This device supports WiFi hotspot. You can share your mobile internet in your other devices like a laptop over WiFi using a WiFi hotspot (WiFi tethering).
This phone has a Bluetooth connectivity. Phones with Bluetooth capability allows you to connect to wireless Bluetooth headsets or Bluetooth speakers for calls and music.
This device supports NFC connectivity. Mobiles with NFC connectivity can send or receive content or make a payment wirelessly using a wallet.
This device supports GPS connectivity. Mobiles with GPS can track locations, get real-time navigation help, and access location based services.
This device offers Dolby audio. The Dolby technology delivers rich and immersive surround sound that feels amazing.
This mobile has a 6.1" XDR OLED capacitive touchscreen. Mobile phones with touchscreen are more intuitive to use. Also, touchscreen phones generally have larger screens than phones without a touchscreen.
Operating System of this mobile phone is iOS (iOS 15). Mobiles with iOS are more intuitive and simpler to use than then Android smartphones. Mobiles with iOS additionally run smoother and generally get OS updates for an extended time period.
Apple iPhone 13 (256GB) is a 3G capable device. 3G technology supports faster data rate which results in faster page loads while browsing and quick downloads.
This phone is 4G enabled. Mobiles with 4G offer up to 3000 Mbps speeds as compared to a maximum of 42 Mbps of the 3G network.
This mobile is a dual SIM phone. Dual SIM phone allows you to use two SIM cards without carrying two phones in your pocket. You can also use a voice plan of one SIM card and a data plan for another.
This mobile comes with an IP68 marking. It protects your device from dust and water. It also protects your smartphone against rain or an accidental fall in the water.
This mobile has VoLTE (Voice over LTE) capability. VoLTE enables high definition voice quality due to which phone calls sound much better and clear. It also allows the call to be connected very quickly as compared to 2G or 3G networks.
Apple iPhone 13 (256GB) is a 5G capable device. 5G technology delivers data at very high speeds with reduced latency as compared to 4G networks.
Apple iPhone 13 (256GB) has a 6.1" screen. Big display increases your productivity by displaying more information at once without the need to scroll. It also allows us to enjoy online content like YouTube videos and movies.
The pixel density of this phone screen is 460 PPI (Pixels per Inch). With phone screens having high PPI count, we get more information about whatever is displayed on the screen including better images, high-quality videos, and crisp fonts.
Apple iPhone 13 (256GB) comes with 86.0% screen to body ratio. Mobiles with a high screen to body ratio looks great and has fewer bezels.
This phone is 7.7 mm in thickness. Slim phones look good and are easier to hold in your hands. It also easily fits into the purse.
This phone has a battery capacity of 3240 mAh. Mobiles with bigger batteries run longer without needing to be recharged frequently.
This device supports wireless charging. Wireless charging is super convenient and reduces the number of cables and adapters needed to charge the phone.
This mobile comes with a fast charging capability. Fast charging allows us to spend less time charging the phone.
Apple iPhone 13 (256GB) is powered by 6-core processor. Processors with multiple cores offer faster performance and good battery life.
The 5 nm process is used to manufacture this mobile chipset. Chipset utilizing a newer manufacturing process offers good performance, consumes less battery power, provides more cores, and emit less heat in a relatively smaller size.
This phone has 4 GB of RAM. More RAM allows the operating system to retain more data in the faster memory without having to reload the application from the storage when doing multitasking.
This device comes with 256 GB of internal storage. Having more internal storage helps install more apps on your phone without the need for frequent cleanup.
This phone supports WiFi connectivity. You can connect to the internet by joining any WiFi network using WiFi connectivity option.
This device supports WiFi hotspot. You can share your mobile internet in your other devices like a laptop over WiFi using a WiFi hotspot (WiFi tethering).
This phone has a Bluetooth connectivity. Phones with Bluetooth capability allows you to connect to wireless Bluetooth headsets or Bluetooth speakers for calls and music.
This mobile comes with an NFC support. Phones with NFC can share content, program NFC tags, or pay without using the card.
This device supports GPS connectivity. Mobiles with GPS can track locations, get real-time navigation help, and access location based services.
This device offers Dolby audio. The Dolby technology delivers rich and immersive surround sound that feels amazing.
  
Disadvantages
This phone is 164 grams in weight. Lighter phones are easier to carry around in your pockets.
The battery capacity of this mobile is 2815 mAh. Phones with higher battery capacity allow you to use social media, watch videos, and play games for a longer duration.
This device does not support expandable storage. External storage like an SD card is a cheap, removable, and portable way to increase the storage available to your phone.
This mobile does not come with a 3.5 mm headphone connector. 3.5 mm is a standard when it comes to wired mobile headphones. It lets you use any earphones or headphones that come with a 3.5mm plug.
This phone is 174 grams in weight. Mobiles with light weight are easier to carry in your purse or pockets.
This phone does not have expandable storage. Phone with expandable storage allows you to install memory cards to have an additional storage space to store your data.
This mobile does not come with a 3.5 mm headphone connector. 3.5 mm is a standard when it comes to wired mobile headphones. It lets you use any earphones or headphones that come with a 3.5mm plug.
  
 
Rs. 54,899@AmazonBUY
Rs. 63,999@FlipkartBUY
Rs. 61,490@AmazonBUY
Rs. 62,999@FlipkartBUY