iPhone 11 vs iPhone 12 Pro

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Moving from the iPhone 11 to the iPhone 12 Pro is a worthy upgrade. Notable improvements include a 5G, Super Retina XDR OLED display, A14 chip, 6GB of RAM, additional telephoto camera, LiDAR scanner for Night Mode portraits, better drop protection, improved water resistance, MagSafe magnetic charging, and more.

Price Comparison

iPhone 11 vs iPhone 12 Pro Pricing

iPhone 11 prices start at $206, which is cheaper than the iPhone 12 Pro low price of $428.

Specs Comparison

The key features of the iPhone 11 include a 6.1” display, Apple A13 Bionic chip, up to 128GB of storage, 4G LTE cellular connectivity, and a dual 12MP camera with a wide and ultra-wide lens. The key features of the iPhone 12 Pro include a 6.1” display, Apple A14 Bionic chip, up to 512GB of storage, 5G cellular connectivity, and a triple 12MP camera with a wide, ultra-wide and telephoto lens. Common features include Face ID, an IP68 rating for water and dust resistance, and a 12MP TrueDepth camera on the front.

Size

Size iPhone 11 iPhone 12 Pro
Width 76 mm 3.0 inches 72 mm 2.8 inches
Height 151 mm 5.9 inches 147 mm 5.8 inches
Depth 8 mm 0.3 inches 7 mm 0.3 inches
Weight 194 g 6.8 ounces 187 g 6.6 ounces

The iPhone 11 and iPhone 12 Pro share a common display size of 6.1 inches, but the iPhone 12 Pro is slightly smaller in measurements and weight. The iPhone 12 Pro measures 5.78” (H) x 2.82” (W) x 0.29” (D) and weighs 6.66 ounces. The iPhone 11 measurements are as follows: 5.94” (H) x 2.98” (W) x 0.33” (D), and weighs 6.84 ounces.

Camera

Camera iPhone 11 iPhone 12 Pro
Primary 12.2 MP 12.2 MP
Resolution 4032x3024 4032x3024
Aperture f/2.4
Aperture f/1.2

The iPhone 11 and iPhone 12 Pro both feature a 12MP TrueDepth camera on the front, but the iPhone 12 Pro front camera supports Night Mode and Deep Fusion, which are not available on the iPhone 11 front camera. On the back, the iPhone 11 has a dual 12MP camera with a wide and ultra-wide lens, and the iPhone 12 Pro has a triple 12MP camera with a wide, ultra-wide, and telephoto lens. The iPhone 12 Pro rear camera brings support for a few new features, such as Apple ProRAW, Night Mode Portraits, and HDR video recording with Dolby Vision.

Screen

Display iPhone 11 iPhone 12 Pro
Screen Tech OLED None
Resolution 828x1792 1170x2532
Screen Size 155 mm 6.1 in 154 mm 6.1 in
Pixels Per Inch 324 ppi 457 ppi
Refresh Rate 60 Hz - Hz

The screen on the iPhone 11 and iPhone 12 Pro measure 6.1 inches. The iPhone 11 has a Liquid Retina HD (LCD) display with a resolution of 1792 x 828, and the iPhone 12 Pro has a Super Retina XDR (OLED) HDR display with a resolution of 2532 x 1170. Both models support wide color (P3), Haptic Touch, and True Tone.

Battery

Battery iPhone 11 iPhone 12 Pro
Capacity 3110 mAh 2815 mAh
Longevity 18 hours 13 hours
USB Lightning Lightning

The iPhone 11 and iPhone 12 Pro are fast-charge capable when using a 20W wall power adapter and Lightning cable, and they support Qi wireless charging. The iPhone 12 Pro also supports Apple MagSafe charging. The iPhone 11 has a 3,110 mAh battery, and the iPhone 12 Pro has a 2,815 mAh battery. Both phones offer up to 17 hours of video playback time or up to 65 hours of audio playback time.

Processing

Processor iPhone 11 iPhone 12 Pro
CPU Apple A13 Bionic APL1085 / APL1W85 (T8030) Apple A14 Bionic APL1001 / APL1W01
CPU Cores 6
GPU Cores 4

Color Choices

iPhone 11

Available in 6 colors:

  • Black
  • Green
  • Purple
  • Red
  • White
  • Yellow

Which iPhone 11 color should you buy?

iPhone 12 Pro

Available in 4 colors:

  • Gold
  • Graphite
  • Pacific Blue
  • Silver

Which color iPhone 12 Pro is the most popular?

iPhone 11 vs iPhone 12 Pro Colors

The iPhone 11 and iPhone 12 Pro have completely different color choices. The iPhone 11 offers six color choices: Black, Green, Purple, Red, White, and Yellow. The iPhone 12 Pro sports four different color choices: Pacific Blue, Gold, Silver, and Graphite.
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The iPhone 11 is available in six colors and the iPhone 12 Pro is available in four colors. The iPhone 11 colors include Black, White, Green, Yellow, Purple, and PRODUCT(RED). The iPhone 12 Pro colors include Graphite, Silver, Gold, and Pacific Blue.

Storage Options

iPhone 11

Choose from 3 storage options:

  • 64GB
  • 128GB
  • 256GB

Which iPhone 11 storage should I buy?

iPhone 12 Pro

Choose from 3 storage options:

  • 128GB
  • 256GB
  • 512GB

Which storage iPhone 12 Pro is the most popular?

iPhone 11 vs iPhone 12 Pro Storage

The iPhone 12 Pro introduces one new storage option not found on the iPhone 11: 512GB. Both the iPhone 11 and iPhone 12 Pro share two storage options: 128GB and 256GB. However, the iPhone 12 Pro does not have options for 64GB, as seen on the iPhone 11.
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Storage options for the iPhone 11 include 64GB or 128GB. The iPhone 12 Pro storage options start at 128GB and increase to 256GB before maxing out at 512GB.

Reviews

iPhone 11

180 reviews 4.9 stars

iPhone 12 Pro

35 reviews 5.0 stars

iPhone 11 vs iPhone 12 Pro Reviews

Users rate the iPhone 11 with 4.9 stars, compared to the iPhone 12 Pro with 5.0 of 5.0 stars.

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