Apple iPhone 12 Pro vs Sony Xperia 5 II – Analysis, specifications and prices

The new Apple iPhone 12 Pro device has a 4 camera setup with a main lens of 12 MP, Apple A14 Bionic processor chipset and a battery of 15 mAh. On other side, the Sony Xperia 5 II also has awesome features. The comparison for both models with new specs are detailed next.

Apple iPhone 12 Pro vs Sony Xperia 5 II
Apple iPhone 12 Pro vs Sony Xperia 5 II

Processor and Operating System

The Apple iPhone 12 Pro runs on Apple A14 Bionic chipset and the processor has a total of 6 cores composed by 2 cores of 2.65 GHz Firestorm and 4 cores of 1.8 GHz Icestorm. It has a maximum CPU frequency of . Some other special features include 64 bit architecture and Next‑generation Neural Engine. Running on iOS 14 operating system.

The Apple A14 BionicBoth phones are using the same processor, Apple A14 Bionic. the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865.

Meanwhile, the Sony Xperia 5 II has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 865, the second processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 1 core of 2.84 GHz Kryo 585, 3 cores of 2.42 GHz Kryo 585 and 4 cores of 1.8 GHz Kryo 585. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2840 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture,Qualcomm Snapdragon Elite Gaming and Game Enhancer. And it’s running on iOS 14 OS system.

Graphics Processor (GPU)

The Apple iPhone 12 Pro is carrying a Apple GPU,4 cores gpu in the interior and the Sony Xperia 5 II has the Qualcomm Adreno 650,587 MHz (megahertz) graphics processor.

Battery

The Apple iPhone 12 Pro battery capacity is 15 mAh which is a 26566.6% (percent) less powerful than the 4000 mAh offered by the Sony Xperia 5 II. Some features include Wireless charging, Fast charging, Non-removable, MagSafe wireless charging – 15W, Qi wireless charging – 7.5W and USB Power Delivery 3.0.
The Sony Xperia 5 II battery include Fast charging, Non-removable, Xperia Adaptive Charging, Battery Care, STAMINA Mode, Qualcomm Quick Charge 4+ and USB Power Delivery 3.0.

Screen

The handset is using a OLED display with 1170 x 2532 pixels and a screen size of 6.1 in (inches).

Meanwhile the Sony Xperia 5 II is featuring a OLED display with 1080 x 2520 pixels and a screen size of 6.1 in (inches).

As we can see here, the Apple iPhone 12 Pro is the same size as Sony Xperia 5 II screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Apple iPhone 12 Pro Sony Xperia 5 II
1200 cd/m² peak brightness 100% DCI-P3
2000000:1 120 Hz refresh rate
800 cd/m² typical brightness 240 Hz touch sampling rate
Capacitive 400 cd/m²
Ceramic Shield 8-bit+FRC color bit depth
Dolby Vision Capacitive
Haptic Touch CinemaWide display
HDR10 Corning Gorilla Glass 6
Multi-touch Dynamic contrast enhancement
Oleophobic (lipophobic) coating Dynamic Vibration system
Scratch resistant HDR
Super Retina XDR ITU-R BT.2020 (REC.2020)
True tone display Multi-touch
Wide color display (P3) Peak brightness – 650 cd/m²
Wide color gamut Scratch resistant
Triluminos display for mobile
X1 for mobile
X-Reality display

RAM Memory and storage

On the memory hardware side, the Apple iPhone 12 Pro is carrying a ram memory of 6 GB (gigabytes) with some features like 2750 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR5 and Double channel.

The Sony Xperia 5 II is coming with a 8 GB (gigabytes) and it has some features like 2750 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR5 and Double channel.
In the basic edition, the Apple iPhone 12 Pro gives a 33.3% more ram memory capacity than Sony Xperia 5 II.

How much built-in storage space you can get for apps and saving photos, files and video? The Apple iPhone 12 Pro comes with or 128 GB (gigabytes) or 256 GB (gigabytes) or 512 GB (gigabytes). In the basic edition, both phones have the same storage capacity of 128 gigabytes.

The max storage capacity offered by the Apple iPhone 12 Pro is 512 gigabytes ,which is a 300% more than the Sony Xperia 5 II with 128 gigabytes.

Sony Xperia 5 II gets you or 128 GB (gigabytes) of internal storage.

Rear Camera

The Apple iPhone 12 Pro rear camera setup is composed by 4 lenses of 12/12/12/TOF MP , the flash type is LED , a pixel size of 1.7 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.6 f/2.4 f/2.2 respectively.

iPhone 12 pro camera
iPhone 12 pro camera

Meanwhile the Sony Xperia 5 II rear camera comes with 3 lenses of 12/12/12 MP , the flash type is LED , a focal length (35 equivalent):24 mm , carrying sensor like Sony IMX557 , a pixel size of 1.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.7 f/2.4 f/2.2 respectively.

Sony Xperia 5 ii camera
Sony Xperia 5 ii camera
Apple iPhone 12 Pro Sony Xperia 5 II
1080p @ 240 fps 1080p @ 960 fps
10x digital zoom (#2) 3x optical zoom (#2)
2x optical zoom (#3) 5-axis stabilization
4x optical zoom range (#3) 720p @ 960 fps
5-element lens (#2) Angle of view – 124° (#3)
6-element lens (#3) Angle of view – 34° (#2)
Angle of view – 120° (#2) Aperture size- f/2.2 (#3)
Aperture size – f/2.2 (#3) Aperture size- f/2.4 (#2)
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#2) Autofocus
Autofocus Cinematography Pro
Cinematic video stabilization Continuous shooting
Continuous autofocus Digital image stabilization
Continuous shooting Digital zoom
Digital zoom Dual Pixel PDAF
Dolby Vision HDR video recording Dual Pixel PDAF (#3)
Exposure compensation Exposure compensation
Face detection Face detection
Geotagging Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 16 mm (#3)
HDR Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 70 mm (#2)
ISO settings Geotagging
LiDAR scanner HDR
Macro mode ISO settings
Night Mode OIS / EIS video stabilization (#2)
OIS (#3) Optical image stabilization
Optical image stabilization Optical zoom
Optical zoom Panorama
Panorama Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Pixel size – 1.0 μm (#2)
RAW Pixel size – 1.4 μm (#2)
Sapphire crystal lens cover Real-Time Eye AF for Humans and Animals
Scene mode Scene mode
Secondary rear camera – 12 MP (ultra-wide-angle) Secondary rear camera – 12 MP (telephoto)
Self-timer Self-timer
Third rear camera – 12 MP (telephoto) Sensor edition – Samsung S5K3T2 (#2)
Touch focus Sensor edition – Sony IMX363 (#3)
White balance settings Sensor size – 1/2.55″ (#3)
Sensor size – 1/3.4″ (#2)
Third rear camera – 12 MP (ultra-wide angle)
TOF (Time Of Flight) 3D camera
Touch focus
White balance settings
Zeiss lens
Zeizz T Coating

Front Camera – Selfie

The Apple iPhone 12 Pro comes with a 12 MP in the front.

The Sony Xperia 5 II has a 8 MP as a main front-camera.

Some other front camera features are detailed next:

Apple iPhone 12 Pro Sony Xperia 5 II
1080p @ 120 fps 8 MP
12 MP Aperture:f/2.0
Aperture:f/2.0.2 HDR
Cinematic video stabilization Pixel size:1.12 µm /0.001120 mm
Deep Fusion Sensor model:Samsung S5K4H7
Digital image stabilization Sensor type:CMOS (complementary metal-oxide semiconductor)
Face detection
Face unlock
HDR
Night Mode
Sensor type:CMOS BSI (backside illumination)

Data network and speed connectivity/bandwidth

The mobile networks technologies improve the communication between devices, connectivity speed and files download/upload bandwidth depending of the place.

Apple iPhone 12 Pro Sony Xperia 5 II
5G NSA 5G is market-dependent
5G SA 5G NSA
EDGE 5G SA
EV-DO Rev. A(1.8/3.1 Mbit/s) EDGE
Gigabit-class LTE with 2×2 MIMO and LAA GPRS
GPRS HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s)
HSPA+(5.76/ 42.2 Mbit/s) LTE Cat 19
LTE UMTS(384 kbit/s)
LTE-A(500/1 Gbit/s)
TD-
TD-SCDMA
UMTS(384 kbit/s)

Price

The Apple iPhone 12 Pro price is $999 and the Sony Xperia 5 II price tag is $950

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