iPhone 12 FAQ and Their Answers

Let’s talk about the features that iPhone 12 has and the ones that it does not have. It was launched alongside iPhone 12 mini, iPhone 12 Pro, and iPhone 12 Pro Max.

It already has a successor, the iPhone 13 which will soon have its own successor in a couple of months.

iPhone 12 FAQ

Does iPhone 12 Have MagSafe?

Yes, it has MagSafe which allows you to wirelessly charge your phone and more.

Does iPhone 12 Have 5G?

Yes, it supports 5G network.

Does iPhone 12 Have Wireless Charging?

Yes, it supports both Qi wireless charging up to 7.5 watts speed and MagSafe wireless charging up to 15 watts speed.

Does iPhone 12 Have Cinematic Mode?

No, it does not have a cinematic mode which is a feature introduced with the iPhone 13 family. It allows you to shoot portrait videos at 1080P @30fps.

Does iPhone 12 Have a Fingerprint/Touch ID?

No, iPhone 12 does not have a Touch ID. If you are coming from an Android phone, Touch ID is the same as a fingerprint sensor.

Does iPhone 12 Have Headphone Jack?

No, it does not have a 3.5mm headphone jack and does not come with a free pair of earphones. If you have accessories that require the audio jack, you can get a lightning-to-headphone jack adapter.

Does iPhone 12 Have a Sim Card?

Yes, it has both single and dual sim card variants. However, you can only officially get the dual sim card variant in China meaning that here in the United States and everywhere else in the world, you will be getting the single sim variant.

Does iPhone 12 Have a Home Button?

No, it does not have a home button. The only recently announced iPhone with a home button is the iPhone SE 2022 also known as iPhone SE 3 but it is not a flagship and has several limitations when compared to the flagships.

Does iPhone 12 Have a Glass Back?

Yes, it has a Gorilla Glass back.

Does iPhone 12 Have a Good Camera?

Yes, though not as capable as the ones on the iPhone 12 Pro Max still one of the best you can get out there.

Does iPhone 12 Have a Magnet?

Yes, it has a magnet at the back. This is to make sure that MagSafe works efficiently.

Does iPhone 12 Have an SD Card Slot?

No, iPhone 12 does not have an expandable/external storage or SD card slot. You have internal storage options of 64GB, 128GB, and 256GB.

Does iPhone 12 Have Battery Percentage?

Yes, for those that are already on iOS 16, all you need to do is enable it from Settings and you will be able to see the battery percentage on the battery icon.

For those that are not on iOS 16, to check the percentage of battery that you have left, swipe down from the top right corner of the screen or you can add a battery widget to the home screen.

Does iPhone 12 Have Bluetooth 5.0?

Yes, it has Bluetooth 5.0.

Does iPhone 12 Have Blue Light Filter?

Yes, it has a Blue Light Filter which prevents the rays of light emanating from the phone’s screen from affecting your eyes. All you have to do is enable Night Shift (search from the Settings app search bar) and customize it to your preference.

Does iPhone 12 Have a Back Tap?

Yes, with the back tap, you can double tap or triple tap the back of your iPhone 12 to perform a specific action. To use this feature, navigate to Settings -> Accessibility -> Touch -> Back Tap. Customize to your preference.

Does iPhone 12 Have Biometrics?

Yes, it has Facial recognition which uses a 3D scan of your Face to unlock your phone.

Does iPhone 12 Have a Charging Port?

Yes, it has a lightning port that can be used for both charging and data transfer.

Does iPhone 12 Have Ceramic Shield?

Yes, it has Ceramic Shield protecting its display.

Does iPhone 12 Have Carplay?

Yes, iPhone 12 has Carplay which is a feature that allows you to communicate with your device while driving without touching it.

Does iPhone 12 Have Center Stage?

No, this feature is not yet on any iPhone as of now. The iPhone 14 lineup might change that though.

Does iPhone 12 Have Charger on Box?

No, iPhone 12 does not have a charger in the box that it comes in with.

Does iPhone 12 Have Digital Sim?

Yes, iPhone 12 has eSIM support but only on the single sim variant which is the one available here in the United States.

Does iPhone 12 Have Dolby Atmos?

Yes, it has Dolby Atmos and stereo speakers.

Does iPhone 12 Have Do Not Disturb?

Yes, all you have to do is navigate to Settings -> Do Not Disturb -> Use the available options to customize to your preference.

Does iPhone 12 Have a Different Charger?

An old iPhone charger will charge the iPhone 12.

Does iPhone 12 Have Dolby Vision/HDR?

Yes, it has both Dolby Vision and HDR10.

Does iPhone 12 Have a Face ID?

Yes, it has Face ID which uses the True Depth camera in the notch.

Does iPhone 12 Have Fast Charging?

It has a wired fast charging of 20 watts and MagSafe wireless charging of 15 watts.

Does iPhone 12 Have FM Radio?

No, it does not have FM radio.

Does iPhone 12 Have GPS?

Yes, with support for QZSS, GLONASS, A-GPS, and GALILEO.

Does iPhone 12 Have Gorilla Glass?

Yes, it has Corning’s Gorilla Glass on both the front (ceramic shield) and at the back.

Does iPhone 12 Have a Gyroscope?

Yes, it has a gyroscope sensor.

Does iPhone 12 Have Hotspot?

Yes, it has a WiFi hotspot.

Does iPhone 12 Have Haptic Touch?

Yes, iPhone 12 has haptic touch.

Does iPhone 12 Have IR Blaster?

No, iPhone 12 does not have IR Blaster.

Does iPhone 12 Have iOS 16?

Not yet, but it will eventually. It currently runs on iOS 15.6.

Does iPhone 12 Have iOS 14?

It was launched with iOS 14 but will be getting iOS 16 soon.

Does iPhone 12 Have Image Stabilization?

Yes, it has OIS (Optical Image Stabilization) on its main camera.

Does iPhone 12 Have Lidar?

No, it does not have a Lidar sensor.

Does iPhone 12 Have Live Wallpaper?

Yes, iPhone 12 has live wallpaper.

Does iPhone 12 Have a Lithium Battery?

Yes, it uses a non-removable Lithium Ion battery with a 2815 mAh capacity.

Does iPhone 12 Have a Led Notification Light?

No, it does not have a Led notification light.

Does iPhone 12 Have Macro Lens?

No, it does not have a Macro lens/camera or Macro mode.

Does iPhone 12 Have NFC?

Yes, it has Near Field Communication (NFC).

Does iPhone 12 Have Night Mode?

Yes, it has a night mode which helps to take better photos in low light conditions.

Does iPhone 12 Have Noise Cancellation?

Yes, it has noise cancellation. To turn it On or Off, navigate to Settings -> Accessibility -> Audio/Visual -> Use the Toggle to switch between On and Off.

Does iPhone 12 Have OLED Screen?

Yes, it uses a 6.1-inches Super Retina XDR OLED display with HDR10, 625 nits brightness, 1170 x 2532 pixels screen resolution, and 460 PPI pixel density.

Does iPhone 12 Have Optical Zoom?

No, it does not have optical zoom because it does not have a telephoto lens.

Does iPhone 12 Have Portrait Mode?

Yes, it has Portrait mode which allows you to take pictures with blurred background and sharp foreground.

Does iPhone 12 Have ProMotion?

No, it does not have ProMotion or a high refresh rate.

Does iPhone 12 Have Photographic Styles?

No, the feature was introduced on the iPhone 13 lineup and as of now, it has not been made available on older iPhones and it may never happen.

Does iPhone 12 Have Reverse Wireless Charging?

No, it does not have reverse wireless charging meaning that you can not use it to charge other devices.

Does iPhone 12 Have a Removable Battery?

No, its battery is non-removable.

Does iPhone 12 Have Screen Recording?

Yes, go to Settings and search for Screen Recording or go to Control Center from Settings and Add Screen Recording to it. Then swipe down from the top left corner of your screen -> tap on the screen recorder icon to start recording.

Does iPhone 12 Have Telephoto Lens?

No, it has only the main (wide angle) camera and ultrawide camera at the rear.

Does iPhone 12 Have Three Cameras?

It has two rear (back) cameras and a selfie (front) camera.

Does iPhone 12 Have a USB C?

No, it does not have a USB C port.

Does iPhone 12 Have an Ultrawide Camera?

Yes, it uses a 12MP ultrawide camera with an f/2.4 aperture, and 13mm focal length.

Does iPhone 12 Have WiFi 6?

Yes, it supports WiFi 6.

Does iPhone 12 Have a Wide Angle Camera?

Yes, it uses a 12MP wide angle lens with f/1.6 aperture, 26mm focal length, and OIS.

Does iPhone 12 Have Waterproof?

Yes, being IP68 rated means it is dust and water resistant up to 6 meters deep and for 30 minutes.

Does iPhone 12 Have YouTube Tv/Music?

Yes, it has YouTube apps.

Does iPhone 12 Use Lightning Cable?

Yes, it comes and uses lightning to USB Type-C cable.

Final Thought

iPhone 12 is a 6.1-inches Super Retina OLED display featuring 1170 x 2532 pixels screen resolution, 460 PPI pixel density, and 625 nits brightness.

Powering this device is Apple’s 5nm A14 Bionic chipset and quad-core GPU. It was announced with iOS 14, has since been updated to iOS 15, and will soon be receiving iOS 16.

Like the iPhone 12 mini it has two rear cameras (a wide and ultrawide camera) compared to the three cameras (wide, telephoto, ultrawide) and a Lidar sensor on the iPhone 12 Pro and 12 Pro Max. Even though they all have the same front-facing camera.

It is packed with the same 2815 mAh capacity battery which supports 20 watts fast wired charging, 15 watts MagSafe wireless charging, and 7.5 watts Qi wireless charging.

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