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Apple iPhone 12

Apple iPhone 12
KSh118,399
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Brand: Apple
Category: Mobiles
  • CPU Apple A14 Bionic (5nm)
  • RAM 6 GB
  • Storage 64/128/256 GB
  • Display 6.1 inches, Super Retina XDR OLED, HDR10+, 625 nits (typ), 1200 nits (peak)
  • Camera Dual 12 MP
  • OS iOS 14

Editor Rating

This rating is based on the features of the phone. We have considered all elements pf the phone - both hardware and software.

9.3
  • Battery 9 / 10
  • Camera 10 / 10
  • Value 9 / 10
  • Display 9 / 10

Apple iPhone 12 Key Specs & Price

NameiPhone 12
StatusComing soon
PriceKSH.118,399 (64GB)
KSH.125,799 (125GB)
KSH.140, 599 (256GB) Check other iPhone prices on Gadgets Leo
Storage64/128/256 GB Internal
Camera12 MP Main / 12 MP Selfie
Battery Li-Polymer
Performance6 GB RAM Apple A14 Bionic (5nm)

Apple iPhone 12 - Specifications

General

Announced This indicates the month and year that the manufacture announced a given smartphone. Some phones phone are announced and released within a short period of time while sometimes it takes several months for certain phones to be officially launched after the announcement. 2020, October 13
Status Is this phone available in Kenya? Available means you can get it at various smartphone shops in the country. Coming soon means you will have to wait a little bit. Products marked as discontinued are those that are no longer available in local shops. We check several online and offline shops before marking products as discontinued to ensure that it’s really not available. Coming Soon

Design

Dimensions 146.7 x 71.5 x 7.4 mm (5.78 x 2.81 x 0.29 in)
Weight 164 g (5.78 oz)
Protection IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 4m for 30 mins)
Colors Black, White, Red, Green, Blue

Network

2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA 800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
4G Network 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 32, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 46, 48, 66, 71 - A2176
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 - A2399, A2400
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 32, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 46, 48, 66, 71 - A2398
5G Network 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 25, 28, 38, 40, 41, 66, 71, 77, 78, 79, 260, 261 Sub6/mmWave - A2176
1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 25, 28, 38, 40, 41, 66, 77, 78, 79 Sub6 - A2398, A2399, A2400
SIM How many SIM cards can be used in a given phone at the same time? Well, most phones today support the use of two SIM cards. Others will only allow you to use one SIM card. This allows you to enjoy offers from Safaricom, Telkom, and others. You should also check whether a given device has a dedicated SIM card slot or if its hybrid. Hybrid means that the second SIM and the Micro SD share the same slot. With such a handset. You will have to choose between a second SIM and memory expansion via a micro SD. Nano SIM
Dual SIM Nano SIM & eSIM

Display

Display Type There are many different types of display panels used in today’s phones. The displays you will find in modern smartphones include Liquid Crystal Display (LCD), In-Plane Switching Liquid Crystal Display (IPS-LCD), Organic Light-Emitting Diode (OLED) and Active-Matrix Organic Light Emitting Diode (AMOLED). IPS LCD displays are common in high-end and mid-range phones because they offer good color reproductions and have superior viewing angles. AMOLED displays consume less power compared to LCD displays and have very good contrast ratio. They are highly visible in areas with low light. Super Retina XDR OLED, HDR10+, 625 nits (typ), 1200 nits (peak)
Size 6.1 inches, 91.4 cm2 (~87.1% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1170 x 2532 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio
Pixel Density 457 ppi
Touch Screen Multitouch
Display Protection Scratch-resistant glass, oleophobic coating

Media

FM Radio If you would like to listen to your favorite FM stations without an internet connection, choose a phone with FM radio support. Most high-end phones don’t have this feature. No
Alert Types Vibration, MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes, with stereo speakers
3.5mm Jack Mo

Camera

Rear Dual: 12 MP, f/1.6, 26mm (wide), 1.7µm, dual pixel PDAF, OIS 12 MP, f/2.4, 120˚, 13mm (ultrawide)
Rear Camera Features Quad-LED dual-tone flash, HDR (photo/panorama)
Video 4K@24/30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/120/240fps, Dolby Vision HDR, stereo sound rec.
Selfie Dual: 12 MP, f/2.2, 23mm (wide) SL 3D, (depth/biometrics sensor)
Selfie Camera Features HDR, 4K@24/30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/120fps, gyro-EIS

Software

OS Are you looking for a phone powered by Google’s Android OS or Apple’s iOS? iOS 14

Hardware

Chipset A chipset is basically an integrated circuit that brings together all the components of a computer on one chip. It also commonly referred to as the System on Chip (SoC). The chipset on a phone consists of the processor (CPU), memory controller, GPU (Graphics Processing Unit), modem and a few other controllers. They are all built-in this one chip, referred to as the chipset. Common chipsets installed in phones today include Qualcomm Snapdragon, MediaTek, Exynos (by Samsung) and Kirin (by Huawei). Apple A14 Bionic (5nm)
CPU CPU is a circuit that executes computer programs. Your phone’s CPU is in charge of executing your apps. One of the main characteristics of the CPU is its clock rate. It is usually measured in Gigahertz (GHz). This is an important feature to look at when comparing phones with the same processor generation and family. The type of CPU on your phone has a big effect on your smartphone’s performance and user experience. Hexa-Core
GPU Graphics Processing Unit, abbreviated GPU, is a circuit that accelerates your phone’s graphic output. They are very efficient in image manipulation. GPU’s are essential parts of chipsets. Today’s GPUs are very advanced as manufacturers are constantly pushing to make the best ever gaming phones. Apple GPU (four-core graphics)
RAM This is where apps along with their data reside while running. It is used by both the operating system and installed apps. RAM is very fast. It is temporary storage that loses all its data when the phone is switched off. 6 GB
Internal Storage 64/128/256 GB
Sensors Today’s handsets have multiple sensors. Budget phones may lack some sensors. Some may not have a fingerprints scanner, gyroscope, compass, etc. make sure the phone you want to buy has all the sensors you need. Face ID, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer
Siri natural language commands and dictation

Connectivity

Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
Wi-fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax, dual-band, hotspot
Wi-fi Hotspot
USB Lightning, USB 2.0, USB Power Delivery 2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS
NFC

Data

GPRS
EDGE
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A, 5G, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps

Battery

Placement Phone batteries are either removable or non-removable. Non-removable means that you can’t remove the battery without the help of a specialist without causing some sort of damage. Most of today’s phones have removable batteries. There are few smartphones with removable batteries. The key advantage of phones with removable batteries is the fact that you can replace a battery with a new one when it depreciates without the help of a specialist. Non-removable
Battery Type Li-Ion (Lithium Ion)
Fast Charging Fast Charging Does it comes with a fast charging adapter? 20W, 50% in 30 min (advertised)
Wireless Charging Wireless Charging (Inductive Charging) uses an electromagnetic field to transfer energy between two objects. This is usually done with a charging station. Energy is sent through an inductive coupling to an electrical device, which can then use that energy to charge batteries or run the device. Qi fast wireless charging 15W

Apple iPhone 12 - Summary

Apple iPhone 12 is a high-end smartphone featuring a 6.1 inches Super Retina XDR OLED screen with 1200 nits and a resolution of 1170 pixels x 2532 pixels, . iPhone 12 comes with an Apple A14 Bionic (5nm) CPU paired with 6GB of RAM and 64/128/256GB onboard storage. It does not have a microSD card slot. This smartphone has a Dual 12 MP primary camera, it is accompanied by a 12 MP ultrawide lens at the back. The front-facing camera is a dual 12 MP wide lens with an SL 3D depth/biometrics sensor. It is powered by a  Li-Ion battery that has a 20W fast charging ability. It also features a 15W reverse charging cable with a 2.0 power delivery capability. This smartphone is IP68 dust and water-resistant of up to 4meters for 30 mins.

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