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Updated January 10, 2024·

I apologize, but there seems to be a technical issue with accessing the spreadsheet you've provided. However, I can still offer you some advice based on general knowledge. The decision between the Apple iPhone 12 and the Google Pixel 6 Pro could come down to a few key factors. If you prioritize having a better camera, the Google Pixel 6 Pro is known for its outstanding photo capabilities, often outperforming the iPhone in this area. On the other hand, if you're enmeshed in the Apple ecosystem and value seamless integration with other Apple devices, the iPhone 12 would be the more convenient choice. The Pixel 6 Pro tends to have a larger screen, which can be better for watching videos or gaming, but can also make the phone less compact. Battery life can vary depending on usage, but both phones generally offer all-day battery life. Overall, if cost is a concern and you're after a superb camera, the Pixel 6 Pro is a better deal. If you're willing to pay a bit more for the Apple experience and perhaps better overall build quality and resale value, go with the iPhone 12. Give Feedback

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Advantages of the Apple iPhone 12
  • The Apple iPhone 12 has no clear advantages over the Google Pixel 6 Pro.
Advantages of the Google Pixel 6 Pro
  • Very good for taking photos
  • Good for recording videos
  • Best in class display quality
  • Good performance

Key differences

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Overall Camera Quality

7.3
iPhone 12
Pixel 6 Pro
8.0
The Google Pixel 6 Pro has very good overall camera quality, while the Apple iPhone 12 has good overall camera quality.

Photo Quality

7.1
iPhone 12
Pixel 6 Pro
8.0
The Google Pixel 6 Pro takes very good photos, while the Apple iPhone 12 takes good photos.

Screen Size

The Apple iPhone 12 has a screen size of 6.1 inches and the Google Pixel 6 Pro is 6.71 inches.

Cost

$600
iPhone 12
Pixel 6 Pro
$391
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The Apple iPhone 12 has a price of $600 and the Google Pixel 6 Pro costs $391.
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Key similarities

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Video Quality

7.2
iPhone 12
Pixel 6 Pro
7.3
The Google Pixel 6 Pro and Apple iPhone 12 both have good videos.

Battery

6.2 Hours
iPhone 12
Pixel 6 Pro
6.7 Hours
The Apple iPhone 12 has 6.2 hours of battery life. The Google Pixel 6 Pro has 6.7 hours of battery life.

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How the Apple iPhone 12 and the Google Pixel 6 Pro compare to other phones

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Spec Comparison

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Apple iPhone 12Google Pixel 6 Pro
Apple iPhone 12Google Pixel 6 Pro

GENERAL

Price
$600
$391
Brand
AppleGoogle
Operating System
iOSAndroid
Release Date
October 23, 2020October 28, 2022

SCREEN

Screen Size
6.1"6.71"
Resolution
2532 x 11703120 x 1440
Variable refresh rate
NoYes
Pixels Per Inch
460512
Display Type
OLEDOLED

INTERNAL

Processor
A14Tensor
Internal Storage
64 GB128 GB
RAM
4 GB12 GB

CAMERA

Overall Camera Quality Score
7.4/108/10
Photos Score
7.1/108.1/10
Videos Score
7.3/107.4/10
Rear Cameras
Main, UltrawideMain, Ultrawide, Super Telephoto
Main Camera
12 megapixels + OIS50 megapixels + OIS

BATTERY

Battery Life
6.2 Hours6.7 Hours
Battery Capacity
2815 mAh5003 mAh
Wireless Charging
YesYes
Wireless charging Speed
15 W23 W
Reverse wireless charging
NoYes (5 watts)

PHYSICAL

Size
5.78" x 2.81"6.45" x 2.99"
Weight
5.78 oz7.41 oz
Back Material
GlassGlass
Stereo Speakers
NoNo

CONNECTIVITY

Dual SIM
YesYes
Bluetooth Version
5.05.2
A2DP
YesYes
WiFi Version
66e
NFC
YesYes
US 5G Bands
(SA/NSA/Sub6/mmWave)1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 25, 28, 38, 40, 41, 66, 71, 77, 78, 79, 260, 261 (SA/NSA/Sub6) 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 25, 28, 38, 40, 41, 66, 77, 78, 79(SA/NSA/Sub6/mmWave) 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 14, 20, 25, 28, 30, 38, 40, 41, 48, 66, 71, 77, 78, 257, 258, 260, 261 (SA/NSA/Sub6) 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 14, 20, 25, 28, 30, 38, 40, 41, 48, 66, 71, 77, 78

OTHER FEATURES

Biometric unlock
Face unlockFingerprint sensor: Under Display
Unlockable Bootloader
NoYes (Except Verizon Models)
Color
Blue, Purple, Green, White, Black, RedStormy Black, Cloudy White, Sorta Sunny
Stock Android
N/AYes
SD Card
NoNo

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Apple iPhone 12

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Stuart Miles | March 2022
"The iPhone 12 offers many of the important things that you want from the iPhone: a decent camera, 5G, great screen, fast processor. For the group of people who want a new iPhone without the price tag of the iPhone 12 Pro or iPhone 13 range, this is a great choice. There's no settling for second best with this smartphone."

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TechRadar

James Peckham | August 2022
"The Google Pixel 6 Pro has one of the best screens you’ll find on a smartphone, and you’ll get a bright and bold picture no matter what you’re doing. That’s a big deal for many, and for some it may be reason enough to buy this phone. Its main sensor is fantastic, the telephoto is strong and there are new exciting software features too."

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About Apple

The tech giant called Apple is synonymous with the most popular smartphone in the world: the iPhone. Known for their build quality and aesthetics, as well as for their excellent integration between hardware and software, iPhones have defined the smartphone industry ever since their conception and they continue to do so by setting new industry standards. Apple's own operating system, called iOS, is known for its simplicity and ease of use, and the company tends to complement it well by creating devices with some of the most powerful processing hardware available in the mobile world. The iPhone is also known for its robust ecosystem of accessories, as it facilitates a very seamless experience when interacting with other Apple products, more so than most of its competitors.

About Google

Google can be considered a relatively new player in the smartphone industry, joining as late as 2016 with their phone, the Google Pixel. Since then, the Pixel lineup has undergone many changes, but it has always been characterized by a focus on photography and clean software, by providing a pure Android experience. By virtue of Google being the creator of the Android operating system, Pixels are known for receiving timely software updates and for being supported with updates for a long time. Additionally, over the past few generations of devices, Google started designing their own processors. This allowed for the implementation of unique software features that are not present in any other phone, such as automatic call screening and unique voice transcribing capabilities.

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