Comparison: Apple iPhone 12 Pro vs Samsung Galaxy S10

We compare the Apple iPhone 12 Pro (Price) to the Samsung Galaxy S10 (Price): Which smartphone has the better camera and the larger display? Which has more memory, better features and a larger battery? We look at all differences.

Both smartphones can be categorized as high-end phones.

Here are both mobile phone side by side; the iPhone 12 Pro on the left, the Galaxy S10 on the right:

iPhone 12 Pro vs Galaxy S10. Size comparison

The back.

iPhone 12 Pro vs Galaxy S10. View of main cameras

iPhone 12 Pro vs Galaxy S10


Main features and specification at a glance:

iPhone 12 Pro

  • Introduced
    October 2020
  • Category
    High-end
  • OS
    iOS 14
  • Body
    Aluminum and Glass
  • Display
    6.1" - 1170 x 2532
  • Main camera
    12 Megapixel
  • Video
    3840 x 2160 Pixel
  • Dims
    146.7x71.5x7.4mm³
  • Weight
    187g
  • Price*
    c. $1179.00
  • Datasheet
    Apple iPhone 12 Pro

Galaxy S10

  • Introduced
    February 2019
  • Category
    High-end
  • OS
    Android 9 (Pie)
  • Body
    Aluminum and Glass
  • Display
    6.1" - 1440 x 3040
  • Main camera
    12 Megapixel
  • Video
    3840 x 2160 Pixel
  • Dims
    149.9x70.4x7.8mm³
  • Weight
    157g
  • Price*
    c. $899.00
  • Datasheet
    Samsung Galaxy S10

* Cheapest model when introduced.

Let's compare features and specs in more detail, with the Apple iPhone 12 Pro again in the left and the Samsung Galaxy S10 in the right column. Body comes first:

BODY & DIMENSIONS

iPhone 12 Pro

Galaxy S10

BodyAluminum and GlassAluminum and Glass
Dims146.7 x 71.5 x 7.4mm³149.9 x 70.4 x 7.8mm³
Weight187g157g
Colors Apple Body Color Apple Body Color Apple Body Color Apple Body Color Samsung Body Color Samsung Body Color Samsung Body Color Samsung Body Color
ProtectionIP68IP68

Recommendation: For easy hands free operation, have a look at the practical full-metal Lamicall Smartphone Stand:

Smartphone Stand Cradle Portrait Landscape.

DISPLAY

iPhone 12 Pro

Galaxy S10

Horizontal1.170px.1.440px.
Vertical2.532px.3.040px.
Ratio19.5:919:9
Diagonal (in.)6.1"6.1"
Diagonal (mm)155mm155mm
Density460ppi550ppi
TypeOLEDSuper AMOLED

Recommendation: For cleaning LCD and OLED displays, pre-moistened wipes give the best results. We recommend the iCloth Cleaning Wipes:

Smartphone LCD OLED Display Cloth Cleaner

HARDWARE

iPhone 12 Pro

Galaxy S10

Processor/SoCApple A14 BionicSamsung Exynos 9820
CPU cores68
Clock rate2.500MHz2.700MHz
GPUSoCARM Mali G76 MP12
GPU cores?12
RAM*6GB8GB
ROM*512GB512GB
Expandable-max. 512GB

* Maximum

PHONE, RADIO & NAVIGATION

iPhone 12 Pro

Galaxy S10

SIMNanoNano
Slots*12
GPRS 2G**44
UMTS 3G**55
LTE 4G**2422
Wlan (802.11)a, b, g, n, aca, b, g, n, ac
Bluetooth5.05.0
NFC
GPS
Glonass
Beidou
Galileo

* Maximum
** Bands

Recommendation: Fantastic sound quality and maximum portablility in a sleek package. We recommend the Bluetooth-connected Bose SoundLink Mini:

Bose SoundLink Bluetooth Speaker iPhone Android.

PHOTO

iPhone 12 Pro

Galaxy S10

Main cameraTripleTriple
    Focal length13mm12mm
    F-stopF1.6F1.5
    Resolution12 MP12 MP
    Stabilizer
    Zoom4.0x4.3x
Selfie camera
    Resolution12 MP10 MP
Slow motion
Time lapse
RAW format
Panorama
HDR
Macro
Geotagging

VIDEO

iPhone 12 Pro

Galaxy S10

Main camera3840 x 21603840 x 2160
...max FPS6060
4K video
Selfie camera3840 x 21603840 x 2160
...max FPS6030

SENSORS

iPhone 12 Pro

Galaxy S10

Accelerometer
Gyroscope
Pressure
Hall effect
RGB light
Barometer
Magnetometer
Proximity
Iris
Heart rate
Fingerprint

CONNECTIVITY

iPhone 12 Pro

Galaxy S10

USB 2
USB 3
USB conn.Apple proprietaryUSB-C
USB OTG
Headphones
Infrared

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TBI Pro Bluetooth Headphones.

BATTERY

iPhone 12 Pro

Galaxy S10

Size2.8003.400
Quick Charge
Wireless Charge
Removable

Our rating of the Apple iPhone 12 Pro

No rating available.

Our rating of the Samsung Galaxy S10

No rating available.

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