Phone Display Comparison: Apple iPhone 13 Pro vs Apple iPhone 12 Pro
The Apple iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro have similar displays, with both featuring a Super Retina XDR OLED display and a resolution of 1170 x 2532 pixels. The size of the display for both phones is also the same at 6.1 inches, with a screen-to-body ratio of approximately 86%. Additionally, both phones have scratch-resistant ceramic glass with an oleophobic coating.
|Phone display Comparison|
|Apple iPhone 13 Pro
||Apple iPhone 12 Pro
|Super Retina XDR OLED, 120Hz, HDR10, Dolby Vision, 1000 nits (HBM), 1200 nits (peak)||Super Retina XDR OLED, HDR10, 800 nits (typ), 1200 nits (peak)|
|6.1 inches, 90.2 cm2 (~86.0% screen-to-body ratio)||6.1 inches, 90.2 cm2 (~86.0% screen-to-body ratio)|
|1170 x 2532 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~460 ppi density)||1170 x 2532 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~460 ppi density)|
|Scratch-resistant ceramic glass, oleophobic coating||Scratch-resistant ceramic glass, oleophobic coating|
|Scratch-resistant ceramic glass, oleophobic coating Wide color gamutTrue-tone||Scratch-resistant ceramic glass, oleophobic coating Dolby VisionWide color gamutTrue-tone|
|Contrast ratio: Infinite (nominal)|
|Review Apple iPhone 13 Pro Display Review||Review Apple iPhone 12 Pro Display Review|
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The main difference between the two displays is that the iPhone 13 Pro has a 120Hz refresh rate, while the iPhone 12 Pro has a standard 60Hz refresh rate. This means that the iPhone 13 Pro has a smoother display with less motion blur and a better overall user experience.
In terms of display features, the iPhone 13 Pro has a wider color gamut and is capable of displaying Dolby Vision, in addition to having True-tone technology. The iPhone 12 Pro also has True-tone technology, but does not have Dolby Vision capability.
Both phones have excellent display test results, with the iPhone 13 Pro having an infinite contrast ratio and the iPhone 12 Pro having a nominal contrast ratio.
Overall, while the displays of the iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro are similar, the iPhone 13 Pro’s higher refresh rate and additional display features make it a slightly better choice for those prioritizing display quality.