80points

Apple iPhone 12

84points

Apple iPhone 12 Pro

Comparison winner
Apple iPhone 12 Pro
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242 facts in comparison

Apple iPhone 12 vs Apple iPhone 12 Pro

Apple iPhone 12
Apple iPhone 12 Pro

Why is Apple iPhone 12 better than Apple iPhone 12 Pro?

  • 25g lighter
    ?

    164gvs189g
  • Has an HDR10-enabled display
    ?
  • 27.57% cheaper
    ?

    1 054.92 €vs1 456.42 €

Why is Apple iPhone 12 Pro better than Apple iPhone 12?

  • 2GB more RAM memory
    ?

    6GBvs4GB
  • 1.5x more megapixels (main camera)
    ?

    12MP & 12MP & 12MPvs12MP & 12MP
  • 256GB more internal storage
    ?

    512GBvs256GB
  • Has laser autofocus
    ?
  • Shoots raw
    ?
  • Has an infrared sensor
    ?
  • 575nits brighter
    ?

    1200nitsvs625nits

Price comparison

Apple iPhone 12

ProductStorePrice
Apple iPhone 12 amazonApple iPhone XR, 64GB, White - For Veriz...Apple iPhone XR, 64GB, White - For Verizon (Renewed)
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$249
Apple iPhone 12 amazonGoogle Pixel 4 XL - Just Black - 128GB -...Google Pixel 4 XL - Just Black - 128GB - Unlocked
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$599
Apple iPhone 12 amazonSony Xperia X unlocked smartphone,32GB B...Sony Xperia X unlocked smartphone,32GB Black (US Warranty)
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$150
Apple iPhone 12 oneplus_usOnePlus 8T 5G Lunar Silver 12+256 US KB2...OnePlus 8T 5G Lunar Silver 12+256 US KB2007
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$499
Apple iPhone 12 oneplus_usOnePlus 8T 5G Aquamarine Green 12+256 US...OnePlus 8T 5G Aquamarine Green 12+256 US KB2007
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$499
Apple iPhone 12 aliexpressOriginal Apple iPhone 12 5G LTE 6.1'' 4G...Original Apple iPhone 12 5G LTE 6.1'' 4GB&64/128/256GB IOS A14 Bionic Hexa Core Dual 12MP Face ID Cellphone iphone12
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$597
Apple iPhone 12 aliexpressApple iPhone 12 Mini iPhone12 mini 5.4" ...Apple iPhone 12 Mini iPhone12 mini 5.4" Original Unlocked Version 4GB RAM 64/128/256GB ROMA14 IOS Face ID A2176 A2399 Mobile 12
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$496
Apple iPhone 12 aliexpressApple iPhone 12 Face ID 6.1" 4G RAM 64GB...Apple iPhone 12 Face ID 6.1" 4G RAM 64GB/128GB/256GB ROM Unlocked Smartphone OLED Screen A14 Bionic Chip Dual 12MP Cameras NFC
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$597
Apple iPhone 12 aliexpressApple iPhone SE (2020) Refurbished-Origi...Apple iPhone SE (2020) Refurbished-Original Unlocked SE2 A2296 4.7 inches iOS 13 Hexa-core 64GB 3GB RAM 12 MP wireless charging
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$315
Apple iPhone 12 aliexpressOriginal Unlocked Apple iPhone 12 IOS A1...Original Unlocked Apple iPhone 12 IOS A14 6.1'' 4G& 64/128/256GB ROM 2815mAh Bionic Hexa Core Dual 12MP Face ID Phone IPHONE12
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$582

Apple iPhone 12 Pro

ProductStorePrice
Apple iPhone 12 Pro amazonApple iPhone XR, 64GB, White - For Veriz...Apple iPhone XR, 64GB, White - For Verizon (Renewed)
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$263
Apple iPhone 12 Pro amazonGoogle Pixel 4 XL - Just Black - 128GB -...Google Pixel 4 XL - Just Black - 128GB - Unlocked
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$430
Apple iPhone 12 Pro amazonSony Xperia X unlocked smartphone,32GB B...Sony Xperia X unlocked smartphone,32GB Black (US Warranty)
amazon logo
$150
Apple iPhone 12 Pro aliexpressGlobal Version Dual SIM 6.7 Inch U Scree...Global Version Dual SIM 6.7 Inch U Screen 5G Smartphone 12GB+512GB Apple IPhone 12 Pro Max Cellphone Samsung Huawei Mobile
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$70
Apple iPhone 12 Pro aliexpressUsed Unlocked iPhone 12Pro /iPhone 12 P...Used Unlocked iPhone 12Pro /iPhone 12 Pro Max 5G Smartphone A14 Chip IOS 14 Mobile Phone 12MP Camera
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$1,181
Apple iPhone 12 Pro aliexpressApple iphone 12 pro 6.1" ram 6gb rom 128...Apple iphone 12 pro 6.1" ram 6gb rom 128gb a14 ios bionic 12+12mp face id nfc unlocked genuine original 5g cell phone
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$1,230

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User reviews

Overall Rating

Apple iPhone 12
9.3
10 User reviews
Apple iPhone 12
9.3/10
10 User reviews
Apple iPhone 12 Pro
9.8
4 User reviews
Apple iPhone 12 Pro
9.8/10
4 User reviews

Features

Build quality

9.7/10
9 votes
10.0/10
4 votes

Display quality

9.6/10
9 votes
9.3/10
4 votes

Battery life

8.4/10
9 votes
8.8/10
4 votes

Photography

8.9/10
9 votes
9.8/10
4 votes

Performance

9.6/10
9 votes
9.8/10
4 votes

Comments

Chris

Chris

7 months ago

10 / 10

Does everything well.

Chris

Chris

7 months ago

10 / 10

As you would expect from an Apple product, the iPhone 12 is beautifully crafted, meticulously engineered, and relentlessly efficient. This is the phone Apple designs for the typical phone user. As such, it does everything well and excels at a few things. Software integration is seamless. No phone matches the iPhone for efficient software use. While people will ding the phones for their RAM, the truth is, iPhones simply do not require the RAM other phones do. This phone will run as much as you want to throw at it and never falter. If you are looking for social media, browsing, email, messaging, photography, and media consumption, the iPhone is above average in every one of those areas. What's more, you can rest assured Apple will support the phone for years and it will be a long time before the phone feels the least "outdated". The only issues I've found with the phone? The battery is only above average. If you press the phone with video consumption, heavy gameplay, or heavy social media consumption, you will need a top off before the end of the day. Also, its about time iMessage was able to text non iPhones on wifi. There is simply no good reason Apple doesn't do this, and it would be very useful in low service areas where users may be completely dependent on wifi. Besides that, when compared to other phones, as a daily driver from 2020, the iPhone simply has no peers. As I said, it does everything well!

Pros

  • Software integration
  • Design
  • Value
  • Long-term dependability
  • Apple support
  • Camera
  • Ease of use

Cons

  • Battery could be stronger
  • iMessage should work with Andriod phones on wifi.
2 users found this helpful
Luis

Luis

6 months ago

8 / 10

need audio, camera improve Apple vs Samsung

Luis

Luis

6 months ago

8 / 10

1 users found this helpful
A1\71_Lerato Denis

A1\71_Lerato Denis

4 days ago

10 / 10

This phone is amazing and has a great price range

A1\71_Lerato Denis

A1\71_Lerato Denis

4 days ago

10 / 10

I have had this phone for 2 months, it is a value for its money, this is my first iPhone, I had been using redmi devices in the past. it took a while to get used to the interface, but the device performs very well, Its battery performance is very good I can get up to 7 hours of battery life on normal usage, and it charges pretty quickly from 0 to 80 percent even though from 80 to 100 it does take a long time. its dual-camera setup is top tier, it out beats mobile phones in its price range.

Pros

  • Good battery life
  • great performance
  • Great Camera
  • Good screen quality
  • Great sound quality
  • Light weight

Cons

  • No on display feature
  • No USB C
  • No 3.5mm head phone jack
  • Comes with no charger head
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Design

1.weight

164g

189g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
2.thickness

7.4mm

7.4mm

We consider a thinner chassis better because it makes the product more compact and portable. Thinness is a feature highlighted by many manufacturers of mobile devices, but it is essential for a wide range of products.
3.width

71.5mm

71.5mm

The width represents the horizontal dimension of the product. We consider a smaller width better because it assures easy maneuverability.
4.height

146.7mm

146.7mm

The height represents the vertical dimension of the product. We consider a smaller height better because it assures easy maneuverability.
5.weather-sealed (splashproof)
βœ”Apple iPhone 12
βœ”Apple iPhone 12 Pro
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
The first number of the IP rating refers to protection against dust, while the second number refers to protection against liquid. E.g. a first number of 6 denotes that it is completely dustproof, and a second number of 7 denotes that the device can withstand full immersion in water.
The waterproof depth rating indicates how well the device is protected against water ingress and water pressure. Devices which can withstand more water pressure are better for swimming or diving.
8.volume

77.62cmΒ³

77.62cmΒ³

Volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space enclosed by the product's chassis or, in simpler terms, the space the product occupies.
9.lowest potential operating temperature

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Apple iPhone 12)

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Apple iPhone 12 Pro)

The minimum temperature at which the device can perform to the optimal level.

Display

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
2.Has an OLED or AMOLED display
βœ”Apple iPhone 12
βœ”Apple iPhone 12 Pro
OLED (Organic Light-Emitting Diode) displays are formed of organic materials that emit light. They have higher contrast ratios and wider viewing angles compared to LCDs. AMOLED and POLED are types of OLED displays.
3.has an IPS screen
βœ–Apple iPhone 12
βœ–Apple iPhone 12 Pro
IPS (In-Plane Switching) is a technology used for LCDs. It was designed to overcome the main limitations of conventional twisted nematic TFT displays: limited viewing angles and low-quality color reproduction. PLS (Plane-to-Line Switching) is a type of IPS screen developed by Samsung, with increased brightness and lower production costs.
4.pixel density

460ppi

460ppi

Pixel density is a measurement of a screen's resolution, expressed as the number of pixels per inch (PPI) on the screen. A higher pixel density translates into more clarity and sharpness for the images rendered on the screen, thus improving the quality of the viewing experience.
5.resolution

1170 x 2532px

1170 x 2532px

Resolution is an essential indicator of a screen's image quality, representing the maximum amount of pixels that can be shown on the screen. The resolution is given as a compound value, comprised of horizontal and vertical pixels.
The frequency at which the screen is refreshed. Higher frequency results in less flickering (less noise) and more natural movement representation in action-intense scenes.
7.brightness

625nits

1200nits

A nit is a measurement of the light that a display emits, equal to one candela per square meter. Brighter displays ensure a screen's contents are easy to read, even in sunny conditions.
8.has branded damage-resistant glass
βœ”Apple iPhone 12
βœ”Apple iPhone 12 Pro
Damage-resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.
9.has an HDR10-enabled display
βœ”Apple iPhone 12
βœ–Apple iPhone 12 Pro
The display supports HDR10, which is an HDR (high dynamic range) video technology. Compared to standard dynamic range (SDR) video, HDR10 video has greater contrast and color depth, resulting in more realistic images.

Performance

The internal storage refers to the built-in storage space available in a device for system data, apps, and user-generated data. With a large amount of internal storage, you can save more files and apps on your device.
2.RAM

4GB

6GB

Random-access memory (RAM) is a form of volatile memory used to store working data and machine code currently in use. It is a quick-access, temporary virtual storage that can be read and changed in any order, thus enabling fast data processing.
3.AnTuTu benchmark score

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Apple iPhone 12)

550519

AnTuTu is one of the most important benchmarks for Android devices. The score reflects the overall performance of a device by summing up results of individual tests that various parameters, such as RAM speed, CPU performance, 2D & 3D graphics performance.
Geekbench 5 is a cross-platform benchmark that measures a processor's multi-core performance. (Source: Primate Labs, 2022)
Geekbench 5 is a cross-platform benchmark that measures a processor's single-core performance. (Source: Primate Labs, 2022)
6.CPU speed

2 x 3.1GHz & 4 x 1.8GHz (Apple A14 Bionic)

2 x 3.1GHz & 4 x 1.8GHz (Apple A14 Bionic)

The CPU speed indicates how many processing cycles per second can be executed by a CPU, considering all of its cores (processing units). It is calculated by adding the clock rates of each core or, in the case of multi-core processors employing different microarchitectures, of each group of cores.
7.has an external memory slot
βœ–Apple iPhone 12
βœ–Apple iPhone 12 Pro
The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) that enables you to extend the built-in internal storage with affordable memory modules, or easily retrieve data, such as photographs, from the memory card.
The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.
9.Has integrated LTE
βœ”Apple iPhone 12 (Apple A14 Bionic)
βœ”Apple iPhone 12 Pro (Apple A14 Bionic)
The system on a chip (SoC) has an integrated LTE cellular chip. LTE is capable of downloading at faster speeds than older, 3G technology.

Cameras

1.megapixels (main camera)

12MP & 12MP

12MP & 12MP & 12MP

The number of megapixels determines the resolution of the images captured with the main camera. A higher megapixel count means that the camera is capable of capturing more details. However, the megapixel count is not the only important element determining the quality of an image.
The number of megapixels determines the resolution of the images captured with the front camera. A higher megapixel count means that the front camera is capable of capturing more details, an essential factor for taking high-resolution selfies.
3.has built-in optical image stabilization
βœ”Apple iPhone 12
βœ”Apple iPhone 12 Pro
Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.
4.video recording (main camera)

2160 x 60fps

2160 x 60fps

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.
5.wide aperture (main camera)

f/2.4 & f/1.6

f/2 & f/1.6 & f/2.4

With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.
6.Has a dual-tone LED flash
βœ”Apple iPhone 12
βœ”Apple iPhone 12 Pro
A dual-tone flash has LED lights with different color temperatures, delivering a better color balance to photos and videos.
7.has a BSI sensor
βœ”Apple iPhone 12
βœ”Apple iPhone 12 Pro
A BSI (backside illuminated) sensor is a camera image sensor which captures better quality images in poor lighting conditions, and offers better overall sharpness and image quality.
8.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
βœ”Apple iPhone 12
βœ”Apple iPhone 12 Pro
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
9.Has phase-detection autofocus for photos
βœ”Apple iPhone 12
βœ”Apple iPhone 12 Pro
Phase-detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.

Audio

1.has stereo speakers
βœ”Apple iPhone 12
βœ”Apple iPhone 12 Pro
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
βœ–Apple iPhone 12
βœ–Apple iPhone 12 Pro
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
3.Has a radio
βœ–Apple iPhone 12
βœ–Apple iPhone 12 Pro
A built-in FM radio tuner allows you to listen to most of the live-broadcasted FM radio stations without using the internet.
More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
5.Has dedicated media keys
βœ–Apple iPhone 12
βœ–Apple iPhone 12 Pro
Phones with physical keyboards have dedicated media keys, such as: play, stop, next, previous, volume up/down, etc.

Battery

1.battery power

2815mAh

2815mAh

Battery power, or battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store. More battery power can be an indication of longer battery life.
2.has wireless charging
βœ”Apple iPhone 12
βœ”Apple iPhone 12 Pro
It supports a wireless charging standard such as Qi. To charge the device, you simply put it down on a compatible charging pad.
3.Supports fast charging
βœ”Apple iPhone 12
βœ”Apple iPhone 12 Pro
Fast charging technologies, like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge or MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to reduce the time it takes to charge a device. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in just 30 minutes.
4.has reverse wireless charging
βœ–Apple iPhone 12
βœ–Apple iPhone 12 Pro
The device can be used as a wireless charging station to power other gadgets.
5.has a removable battery
βœ–Apple iPhone 12
βœ–Apple iPhone 12 Pro
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
6.Has an ultra power-saving mode
βœ–Apple iPhone 12
βœ–Apple iPhone 12 Pro
The ultra power-saving mode, also called low power mode, is an effective way to extend the battery life of the device. Usually, it involves limiting screen brightness and contrast, disabling location services, restricting connectivity, and turning off nonessential apps.
7.has a battery level indicator
βœ”Apple iPhone 12
βœ”Apple iPhone 12 Pro
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
8.Battery life

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Apple iPhone 12)

18h

The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.
9.has a rechargeable battery
βœ”Apple iPhone 12
βœ”Apple iPhone 12 Pro
The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Features

1.has Mail Privacy Protection
βœ–Apple iPhone 12
βœ–Apple iPhone 12 Pro
Mail Privacy Protection is a feature built into the default email app that blocks senders from using β€œtracking pixels” to see when you’ve read an email. It also hides your IP address from senders.
2.has on-device machine learning
βœ”Apple iPhone 12 (iOS 14)
βœ”Apple iPhone 12 Pro (iOS 14)
On-device machine learning is used to recognize people, places, and more in the Photos app. The algorithms run on the device, where this sensitive data is then kept. Competing services upload the photos and perform this on their servers, which requires the sharing of personal data.
3.has clipboard warnings
βœ”Apple iPhone 12 (iOS 14)
βœ”Apple iPhone 12 Pro (iOS 14)
This privacy feature alerts you with a small notification when an app copies data from your clipboard.
4.has location privacy options
βœ”Apple iPhone 12 (iOS 14)
βœ”Apple iPhone 12 Pro (iOS 14)
This privacy feature allows you to share your approximate location with an app instead of your precise location.
5.has camera/microphone privacy options
βœ–Apple iPhone 12
βœ–Apple iPhone 12 Pro
You can enable or disable an app’s access to the camera or microphone on your device. There are also indication icons to show you when an app uses the camera or microphone.
6.can block app tracking
βœ”Apple iPhone 12 (iOS 14)
βœ”Apple iPhone 12 Pro (iOS 14)
Some apps track your activity even when the app is not in use. This privacy feature allows you to block this tracking, either across all apps or on a per-app basis.
7.blocks cross-site tracking
βœ”Apple iPhone 12 (iOS 14)
βœ”Apple iPhone 12 Pro (iOS 14)
This setting (in the default browser) allows you to block cross-site tracking cookies and data to help protect your privacy.
8.has theme customization
βœ–Apple iPhone 12
βœ–Apple iPhone 12 Pro
Theme customization allows you to easily change the appearance of the user interface (UI). For example, by changing the system colors or the app icons.
9.supports split screen
βœ–Apple iPhone 12
βœ–Apple iPhone 12 Pro
Split screen allows you to use two apps side-by-side.

Miscellaneous

1.Price (global median value)

1 054.92 €

1 456.42 €

The global median price is determined by calculating the median value of all the prices available for a product, taking into account all markets.

Price comparison

Apple iPhone 12

ProductStorePrice
Apple iPhone 12 amazonApple iPhone XR, 64GB, White - For Veriz...Apple iPhone XR, 64GB, White - For Verizon (Renewed)
amazon logo
$249
Apple iPhone 12 amazonGoogle Pixel 4 XL - Just Black - 128GB -...Google Pixel 4 XL - Just Black - 128GB - Unlocked
amazon logo
$599
Apple iPhone 12 amazonSony Xperia X unlocked smartphone,32GB B...Sony Xperia X unlocked smartphone,32GB Black (US Warranty)
amazon logo
$150
Apple iPhone 12 oneplus_usOnePlus 8T 5G Lunar Silver 12+256 US KB2...OnePlus 8T 5G Lunar Silver 12+256 US KB2007
oneplus_us logo
$499
Apple iPhone 12 oneplus_usOnePlus 8T 5G Aquamarine Green 12+256 US...OnePlus 8T 5G Aquamarine Green 12+256 US KB2007
oneplus_us logo
$499
Apple iPhone 12 aliexpressOriginal Apple iPhone 12 5G LTE 6.1'' 4G...Original Apple iPhone 12 5G LTE 6.1'' 4GB&64/128/256GB IOS A14 Bionic Hexa Core Dual 12MP Face ID Cellphone iphone12
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$597
Apple iPhone 12 aliexpressApple iPhone 12 Mini iPhone12 mini 5.4" ...Apple iPhone 12 Mini iPhone12 mini 5.4" Original Unlocked Version 4GB RAM 64/128/256GB ROMA14 IOS Face ID A2176 A2399 Mobile 12
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$496
Apple iPhone 12 aliexpressApple iPhone 12 Face ID 6.1" 4G RAM 64GB...Apple iPhone 12 Face ID 6.1" 4G RAM 64GB/128GB/256GB ROM Unlocked Smartphone OLED Screen A14 Bionic Chip Dual 12MP Cameras NFC
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$597
Apple iPhone 12 aliexpressApple iPhone SE (2020) Refurbished-Origi...Apple iPhone SE (2020) Refurbished-Original Unlocked SE2 A2296 4.7 inches iOS 13 Hexa-core 64GB 3GB RAM 12 MP wireless charging
aliexpress logo
$315
Apple iPhone 12 aliexpressOriginal Unlocked Apple iPhone 12 IOS A1...Original Unlocked Apple iPhone 12 IOS A14 6.1'' 4G& 64/128/256GB ROM 2815mAh Bionic Hexa Core Dual 12MP Face ID Phone IPHONE12
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$582

Apple iPhone 12 Pro

ProductStorePrice
Apple iPhone 12 Pro amazonApple iPhone XR, 64GB, White - For Veriz...Apple iPhone XR, 64GB, White - For Verizon (Renewed)
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$263
Apple iPhone 12 Pro amazonGoogle Pixel 4 XL - Just Black - 128GB -...Google Pixel 4 XL - Just Black - 128GB - Unlocked
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$430
Apple iPhone 12 Pro amazonSony Xperia X unlocked smartphone,32GB B...Sony Xperia X unlocked smartphone,32GB Black (US Warranty)
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$150
Apple iPhone 12 Pro aliexpressGlobal Version Dual SIM 6.7 Inch U Scree...Global Version Dual SIM 6.7 Inch U Screen 5G Smartphone 12GB+512GB Apple IPhone 12 Pro Max Cellphone Samsung Huawei Mobile
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$70
Apple iPhone 12 Pro aliexpressUsed Unlocked iPhone 12Pro /iPhone 12 P...Used Unlocked iPhone 12Pro /iPhone 12 Pro Max 5G Smartphone A14 Chip IOS 14 Mobile Phone 12MP Camera
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$1,181
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$1,230

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