Apple iPhone 12 Radiation Levels


Apple iPhone 12 SAR Level Summary: View Thermal Visualization
The cellular transmission SAR values for the Apple iPhone 12 (FCC ID BCG-E3542A) are 1.17 W/kg (watts per kilogram) at the head and 1.19 W/kg when worn on the body. The hotspot/Airplay SAR level is 1.19 W/kg. The simultaneous transmission SAR values for (cellular plus Wi-Fi) is 1.38 W/kg at the head, 1.55 W/kg when worn on the body, and 1.55 W/kg when used as a hotspot simultaneously with other transmitters active.


Apple iPhone 12 - SAR Levels

FCC SAR Levels

  • FCC Approval Date This is the date the phone SAR test was completed before the phone's release to the public as required by law.
    28 September 2020
  • FCC ID The FCC ID is the code used to register a device for FCC compliance
    BCG-E3542A
  • FCC Report Link A direct link to the FCC's website for confirming SAR levels that are listed on our website - We did the homework for you!
  • US SAR Ratings USA Legal Limit is 1.6 W/kg
    USA Legal Limit is 1.6 W/kg - FCC SAR testing is measured in watts per kilogram (or W/kg) averaged over ONE gram of simulated biological tissue.
  • Head SAR Level SAR test when held against your head when only using cellular service. Wifi and other transmitter are NOT active
    1.168 W/kg
  • Body SAR Level SAR test when held against your body only using cellular service. Wifi and other transmitter are NOT active
    1.190 W/kg
  • Product Specific Use SAR test when held against your body only using the phone as a hotspot. Cellular and other transmitter are NOT active
    1.190 W/kg
  • Simultaneous Transmission The highest possible SAR recorded with ALL transmitters active, Cellular, WiFi, and Hotspot
    1.554 W/kg
  • Simultaneous Head The highest possible SAR test when held against your HEAD with cellular and WiFi transmitters active,
    1.378 W/kg
  • Simultaneous Body The highest possible SAR test when held against your BODY with cellular and WiFi transmitters active,
    1.554 W/kg
  • Hotspot SAR The highest possible SAR test when held against your BODY using the phone as a hotspot with cellular and WiFi transmitters active,
    1.554 W/kg

EU SAR Level

  • EU SAR Ratings
    European Legal Limit is 2.0 W/kg - EU SAR testing is measured in watts per kilogram (or W/kg) averaged over TEN grams of simulated biological tissue.
  • Head SAR Level
    0.99 W/kg
  • Body SAR Level
    0.99 W/kg

APPLE-IPHONE-12-SAR-Levels

Versions: A2403 (International); A2172 (USA); A2402 (Canada, Japan); A2404 (China, Hong Kong)

Network Technology GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE / 5G
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM) – for China
CDMA 800 / 1900
3G bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
4G bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 32, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 46, 48, 66, 71 – A2172
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 30, 32, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 46, 48, 66 – A2403, A2404
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 32, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 46, 48, 66, 71 – A2402
5G bands 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 25, 28, 38, 40, 41, 66, 71, 77, 78, 79, 260, 261 Sub6/mmWave – A2172
1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 25, 28, 38, 40, 41, 66, 77, 78, 79 Sub6 – A2402, A2403, A2404
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A, 5G, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps
Launch Announced 2020, October 13
Status Available. Released 2020, October 23
Body Dimensions 146.7 x 71.5 x 7.4 mm (5.78 x 2.81 x 0.29 in)
Weight 164 g (5.78 oz)
Build Glass front (Gorilla Glass), glass back (Gorilla Glass), aluminum frame
SIM Single SIM (Nano-SIM and/or eSIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) – for China
IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 6m for 30 mins)
Apple Pay (Visa, MasterCard, AMEX certified)
Display Type Super Retina XDR OLED, HDR10, 625 nits (typ), 1200 nits (peak)
Size 6.1 inches, 90.2 cm2 (~86.0% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1170 x 2532 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~460 ppi density)
Protection Scratch-resistant ceramic glass, oleophobic coating
Dolby Vision
Wide color gamut
True-tone
Platform OS iOS 14.1, upgradable to iOS 14.2
Chipset Apple A14 Bionic (5 nm)
CPU Hexa-core (2×3.1 GHz Firestorm + 4×1.8 GHz Icestorm)
GPU Apple GPU (4-core graphics)
Memory Card slot No
Internal 64GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 4GB RAM, 256GB 4GB RAM
NVMe
Main Camera Dual 12 MP, f/1.6, 26mm (wide), 1.4m, dual pixel PDAF, OIS
12 MP, f/2.4, 120, 13mm (ultrawide), 1/3.6″
Features Dual-LED dual-tone flash, HDR (photo/panorama)
Video 4K@24/30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/120/240fps, HDR, Dolby Vision HDR (up to 30fps), stereo sound rec.
Selfie camera Dual 12 MP, f/2.2, 23mm (wide), 1/3.6″
SL 3D, (depth/biometrics sensor)
Features HDR
Video 4K@24/30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/120fps, gyro-EIS
Sound Loudspeaker Yes, with stereo speakers
3.5mm jack No
Comms WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS
NFC Yes
Radio No
USB Lightning, USB 2.0
Features Sensors Face ID, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer
Siri natural language commands and dictation
Battery Type Li-Ion 2815 mAh, non-removable (10.78 Wh)
Charging Fast charging 20W, 50% in 30 min (advertised)
USB Power Delivery 2.0
Qi magnetic fast wireless charging 15W
Stand-by Up to 17 h (multimedia)
Music play Up to 65 h
Misc Colors Black, White, Red, Green, Blue
Models A2403, A2172, A2402, A2404
SAR EU 0.99 W/kg (head)     0.99 W/kg (body)
Price $ 829.00 / € 849.00 / £ 764.00 / ₹ 79,800
Tests Performance AnTuTu: 568674 (v8)
GeekBench: 4067 (v5.1)
GFXBench: 58fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)
Display Contrast ratio: Infinite (nominal)
Camera Photo / Video
Loudspeaker -24.4 LUFS (Very good)
Battery life Endurance rating 84h

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