Oct 26th, 2020 publishUpdated   Nov 3rd, 2020, 11:42 am

The new iPhone 12 landed late last week, a device that many will be picking up this holiday season. While the Apple smartphone will be a go-to device for anyone who’s already within the Apple ecosystem, those who are looking for a smartphone with a great camera may be considering Google’s Pixel 5 smartphone as well.

To give you an idea of how the cameras on these two devices compare, we’ve put together a detailed camera comparison, capturing over 85 photos and videos in a variety of different lighting conditions to replicate day-to-day use. Take a look at the video and gallery below to get a detailed look at how the cameras on these two phones perform in the real world.

iPhone 12 versus Pixel 5 camera specifications

Google Pixel 5

  • 12.2 MP, f/1.7, 27mm (main), 1/2.55″, 1.4µm, dual pixel PDAF, OIS
  • 16 MP, f/2.2, 107˚ (ultrawide), 1.0µm
  • 4K@30/60fps
  • 8 MP, f/2.0, 24mm (selfie), 1/4.0″, 1.12µm
  • 1080p@30fps

iPhone 12

  • 12 MP, f/1.6, 26mm (main)
  • 12 MP, f/2.4, 120˚, 13mm (ultrawide)
  • 12 MP, f/2.2, 23mm  (selfie)
  • 4k@60fps

iPhone 12 versus Pixel 5 images