iPhone 12 vs iPhone 13 Pro Max

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An upgrade from the iPhone 12 to the iPhone 13 Pro Max is a year-over-year upgrade, but you will be stepping up in terms of the display size and overall size of the phone. The iPhone 12 display is 6.1” and the phone measures 5.78” x 2.82” x 0.29”, and the iPhone 13 Pro Max display is 6.7” and the phone measures 6.33” x 3.07” x 0.30”. Some of the other key features of the iPhone 13 Pro Max include ProMotion technology with up to a 120Hz refresh rate, up to 1TB of storage space, up to 28 hours of video playback time, 5G connectivity, and a Pro (triple) rear camera with a telephoto, wide, and ultra-wide lens.

Price Comparison

iPhone 12 vs iPhone 13 Pro Max Pricing

iPhone 12 prices start at $309, which is cheaper than the iPhone 13 Pro Max low price of $824.

Specs Comparison

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Size

Size iPhone 12 iPhone 13 Pro Max
Width 72 mm 2.8 inches 78 mm 3.1 inches
Height 147 mm 5.8 inches 161 mm 6.3 inches
Depth 7 mm 0.3 inches 8 mm 0.3 inches
Weight 162 g 5.7 ounces 240 g 8.5 ounces

Camera

Camera iPhone 12 iPhone 13 Pro Max
Primary 12.2 MP 12.2 MP
Resolution 4032x3024 4032x3024
Aperture f/2.4
Secondary 12.0 MP

Screen

Display iPhone 12 iPhone 13 Pro Max
Screen Tech OLED None
Resolution 1170x2532 1284x2778
Screen Size 154 mm 6.1 in 170 mm 6.7 in
Pixels Per Inch 457 ppi 457 ppi
Refresh Rate 60 Hz - Hz

Battery

Battery iPhone 12 iPhone 13 Pro Max
Capacity 2815 mAh 4352 mAh
Longevity 13 hours hours
USB Lightning Lightning

Processing

Processor iPhone 12 iPhone 13 Pro Max
CPU Apple A14 Bionic APL1001 / APL1W01 Apple A15 Bionic APL1007 / APL1W07
CPU Cores 6
GPU 16-core Neural Engine
GPU Cores 4

Color Choices

iPhone 12

Available in 6 colors:

  • Black
  • Blue
  • Green
  • Purple
  • Red
  • White

Which iPhone 12 color should you buy?

iPhone 13 Pro Max

Available in 5 colors:

  • Gold
  • Graphite
  • Green
  • Sierra Blue
  • Silver

Which color iPhone 13 Pro Max is the most popular?

iPhone 12 vs iPhone 13 Pro Max Colors

The iPhone 12 introduces four new colors not found in the iPhone 13 Pro Max color palette: Gold, Graphite, Sierra Blue, and Silver. Both the iPhone 12 and iPhone 13 Pro Max share one color: Green. However, the iPhone 12 does away with Black, Blue, Purple, Red, and White, previously seen on the iPhone 13 Pro Max.

Storage Options

iPhone 12

Choose from 3 storage options:

  • 64GB
  • 128GB
  • 256GB

Which iPhone 12 storage should I buy?

iPhone 13 Pro Max

Choose from 4 storage options:

  • 128GB
  • 256GB
  • 512GB
  • 1 TB

Which storage iPhone 13 Pro Max is the most popular?

iPhone 12 vs iPhone 13 Pro Max Storage

The iPhone 13 Pro Max introduces two new storage options not found on the iPhone 12: 512GB and 1 TB. Both the iPhone 12 and iPhone 13 Pro Max share two storage options: 128GB and 256GB. However, the iPhone 13 Pro Max does not have options for 64GB, as seen on the iPhone 12.

Reviews

iPhone 12

39 reviews 4.9 stars

iPhone 13 Pro Max

11 reviews 5.0 stars

iPhone 12 vs iPhone 13 Pro Max Reviews

Users rate the iPhone 12 with 4.9 stars, compared to the iPhone 13 Pro Max with 5.0 of 5.0 stars.

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