The iPhone 12 has become one of the favorite models of lovers of Apple products. Launched in October 2020, the success of the iPhone 12 is largely due to the fact that it combines the innovation that characterizes the Manzanita brand and the return to certain features that its followers missed from models prior to the iPhone 11, iPhone X and iPhone 8.
iPhone 12: features
The introduction of the iPhone 12 saw the entry of four new models: the iPhone 12, the iPhone 12 mini, the iPhone 12 Pro and the iPhone 12 Pro Max. The four new versions of the device feature Super Retina XDR displays with a ceramic shield (Ceramic Shield), an Apple Bionic A14 processor, the iOS 14 operating system, front and rear cameras, and the ability to support connection to fifth-party networks. generation (5G) and wireless chargers.
The differences between the four models are mainly related to their size and the capacity of their rear cameras. The iPhone 12 is 6.1 inches in size and weighs 164 grams; the iPhone 12 mini measures 5.4 inches and weighs 135 grams; The iPhone 12 Pro measures 6.1 inches too, but weighs 189 grams, and the iPhone 12 Pro Max measures 6.7 inches and weighs 228 grams, almost twice its smaller brother.
While the iPhone 12 mini and iPhone 12 have two rear cameras: a wide angle and an ultra wide angle and a 2x optical zoom, the iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max have three cameras: a telephoto lens, a wide angle camera. and an ultra wide angle camera. The only difference between the latter two models is that while the optical zoom range of the iPhone 12 Pro is 4x, that of the iPhone 12 Pro Max is 5x.
Another relevant difference between the regular iPhone 12 models and the premium ones includes their storage capacity. The iPhone 12 mini and iPhone 12 have a storage capacity that ranges from 64 to 256 GB, the iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max can store from 128 to 512 GB.
What’s so special about the iPhone 12?
Among the most special features of the iPhone 12 for Apple lovers are the capacity of its rear cameras, the possibility of connecting 5G networks and the return of the brand to a design with flatter edges that, although they make the device are wider, allow a better grip in the palm of the hand and are reminiscent of the first generations of the iPhone.
The iPhone 12 is the first Apple smartphone to have the ability to connect to the internet through fifth generation networks (5G) and although this feature cannot yet be used by the vast majority of users globally, it is about of Apple’s first commitment to join the innovation of 5G networks that will allow a download speed 100 times higher than 4G networks.
How much does an iPhone 12 cost in Mexico, the United States and Canada?
The iPhone 12 has a sale price in Mexico that ranges from 17,999 to 22,499 pesos, depending on the storage capacity of the device. In the United States, the price of the iPhone 12 ranges from 699 dollars (14,848.40 Mexican pesos at the exchange rate of December 15, 2021) to 849 dollars (18,034.76 Mexican pesos at the exchange rate of December 15, 2021), depending on your Storage capacity. In Canada, the price of the iPhone 12 ranges from 949 Canadian dollars (15,613.42 Mexican pesos at the exchange rate of December 15, 2021) to 1,159 Canadian dollars (19,066.65 Mexican pesos at the exchange rate of December 15, 2021).
The prices of the iPhone 12 mini in Mexico range from 14,999 to 19,499 pesos, depending on its storage capacity. Although both the iPhone 12 Pro and the iPhone 2 Pro Max are only available at authorized Apple distributors in Mexico, they reach prices that exceed 30,000 pesos.
What flaws did some iPhone 12 have?
The iPhone 12 had some flaws in its operation that users began to report shortly after its launch. The main problem with the iPhone 12 was a hardware failure in the sound emission, meaning that people could experience lack of audio when making or receiving a call. Shortly after discovering this problem, Apple began a repair program for the devices that reported this failure.
Some other glitches that iPhone 12 users experienced were the battery not charging to 100% capacity, very slow charging speeds, and poor battery life.
What is the difference between iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 mini?
There are only three differences between the iPhone 12 and the iPhone 12 mini. The first is its size and weight, the iPhone 12 is 6.1 inches in size and weighs 164 grams, while the iPhone 12 mini measures 5.4 inches and weighs 135 grams. The second is the capacity of its battery: the iPhone 12 allows you to play up to 17 hours of video per charge and the iPhone 12 mini plays 15 hours of video per charge. The third difference is its price: the basic price of the iPhone 12 in Mexico is 17,999 pesos, while the basic price of the iPhone 12 mini is 14,999 pesos.
What is the difference between iPhone 11 and iPhone 12?
The differences between the iPhone 12 and iPhone 11 are few, but they are substantial. The first is that while the iPhone 11 only allows connection to 4G LTE networks, the iPhone 12 is the first Apple device that allows connection to 5G networks. The second difference is the processor: the iPhone 11 had a Bionic A13 processor, with an 8-core artificial intelligence chip (Neural Engine), the iPhone 12 operates with an A14 processor with a 16-core Neural Engine.
Some other basic differences between the iPhone 12 and its more immediate predecessor are its ability to connect to wireless chargers in all its versions and a ceramic shield that protects the front screen of the phone.
What is the difference between iPhone 8 and iPhone 12?
The iPhone 12 varies from the iPhone 8, launched in 2017, both in its size, its processor, and the capacity of its cameras. While the iPhone 8 was 4.7 inches in size (more like the iPhone 12 mini), the iPhone 12 measures 6.1 inches. The iPhone 8 had a Bionic A11 processor with a two-core artificial intelligence chip and barely had a wide-angle camera on its rear, while the iPhone 12 had up to three cameras.
Another of the fundamental differences between the iPhone 12 and the iPhone 8 is the battery charging capacity, since the latter allowed a video playback of 13 hours per charge, against the 17 hours of the iPhone 12. Perhaps the only advantage that have the iPhone 8 compared to the iPhone 12 is Touch ID, which allowed the security of the phone to be protected by the user’s fingerprint and not by a facial recognition system (FaceID) that is now included in all mobile phones. Manzana.
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