The iPhone 12 Pro is easily one of the best smartphones ever made by Apple and it can be attributed to several features on the phone. From its design to camera capabilities, the iPhone 12 Pro truly is a flagship phone in every sense even when considering the competition. We decided to pick out all the top features we love on the iPhone 12 Pro that makes it one of the best phones to buy in 2020:
1. Premium Design
There’s no other phone out there that truly feels like a luxurious premium phone like the iPhone 12 Pro. With its brushed glass back, the stainless steel frame and the squared-off design make it one of the most unique smartphones in the market. When you are holding the phone in your hand it feels like a cold piece of steel instead of a frail smartphone that could break at any moment. It is by far the only smartphone that truly redefines smartphone design with clever usage of materials and an overall plush look.
2. Ceramic Shield
We’ve tested all of the iPhone 12 smartphones without a tempered glass and were astonished to see the durability of the screens on every phone. The iPhone 12 Series comes with an additional coating of protection which Apple calls ‘Ceramic Shield’. Apple has embedded ceramic crystals that make the screen four times more durable than ordinary glass screens on smartphones. We drop tested all four smartphones from waist level and all four devices were unscathed. The Ceramic Shield doesn’t necessarily prevent scratches but it does add an additional layer of durability that wasn’t present before.
The display on the iPhone 12 Pro and Pro Max are among the best we’ve seen on smartphones yet. It even won DisplayMate’s award for the best display on a smartphone and broke 11 records in the process. Video, photos and games look gorgeous where colours are vibrant, thanks to the highly accurate contrast ratio.
The iPhone 12 Pro smartphones are truly meant for users who want the absolute best when it comes to mobile photography. The iPhone 12 Pro is particularly awesome at capturing images in low light and thanks to the wider f/1.6 aperture, the iPhone 12 Pro is easily one of the best smartphones to use for night photography. We’ve managed to capture some incredible images at night during Diwali. Having said that, the new LiDAR sensor also aids in taking faster and more accurate images in low-light. Thanks to the new sensor, users can now capture Portrait images in the dark with more accuracy and have a faster camera running in darker environments. The LiDAR sensor truly does take Night Mode capabilities to the next level, thanks to which we can now use it in the ultra-wide mode as well. Check out our gallery from our reviews to know more about how good the cameras can be on the iPhone 12 Pro and Pro Max.
5. A14 Bionic
Apple made the world’s first 5nm SoC in the form of A14 Bionic which is currently the most powerful chipset in the world. Not only is the chipset more powerful, but it is also the fastest and most efficient in its class. Geekbench 5 results are more than impressive and in real-world usage, the iPhone 12 Pro is easily one of the fastest phones we’ve ever used. It can run games like Genshin Impact, Samurai Jack and online multiplayer games at 60 frames per second without any dips or stuttering problems. The phone can also edit and transcode 4K videos without using too much power or by draining battery life. Even with heavy usage, the iPhone 12 Pro manages to last 14- 15 hours on a single charge.
6. MagSafe Charging
One of our favourite features on all of the iPhone 12 smartphones is the ability to attach MagSafe accessories. From cases to wireless chargers to even a leather wallet, Apple has truly expanded the use of accessories in its ecosystem. You can attach a MagSafe case or a leather wallet to the back of the phone without having to worry about it falling off. Each time you attach a MagSafe accessory, the iPhone 12 makes a sound and displays an animation. Similarly, using magnets also removes the problem of not having wireless chargers properly align with the coils in the phone. The MagSafe seamlessly attaches to the back of the phone and charges it using Qi wireless technology. Since the MagSafe charger attaches to the back of the phone, you can use your iPhone normally while having it charge wirelessly as well which is not the case with other wireless chargers.