Making iPhone XR Upgrade to iPhone 12 Series

When you encounter iPhone XR cracked screen repair and back glass repair issues, have you considered upgrading iPhone XR to iPhone 12 Series. In the article, we’re comparing these devices to determine whether it’s time to upgrade if you’re already rocking an iPhone XR.

1. Compare iPhone XR with iPhone 12 series

iPhone 12 iPhone XR
Screen size 6.1-inch OLED 6.1-inch Retina IPS LCD
Processor Apple A14 Bionic  Apple A12 Bionic
Storage space 64GB, 128GB, 256GB 64GB, 128GB
Battery TBC

18W fast charging
MagSafe charging
Qi wireless charging

2,942mAh

15W fast-charging
Qi wireless charging

Apple A12 Bionic $799 $499


iPhone 12 battery has a great  life and iPhone 12 has a faster processor.

According the sheet, you can replace the screen of iPhone XR with iPhone 1Screen display.

About the camera, the iPhone XR features a single rear 12-megapixel lens, while the iPhone 12 has dual wide and ultrawide rear lenses, both clocking in at 12MP each, giving it an immediate edge.

The iPhone 12 also supports Night Mode, which isn’t supported on the iPhone XR. While the XR will still take good low light photos, it won’t be able to match the iPhone 12’s software for low light performance.

Compare with iPhone XR, iPhone 12 has following features:

1. OLED panel with Dolby Vision, 41% higher pixel density, higher peak brightness
2. 64% faster CPU, more RAM (3 GB to 4 GB)
3. 36% faster GPU
4. Ultra wide-angle camera
5. Better selfie camera (7 MP to 12 MP)

iPhone 12 series shared upgrades:

1. 5G connectivity (+mmWave in the US)
2. All 12-series phones use OLED display
3. Ceramic Shield with better drop resistance
4. Night mode for the selfie and ultra wide cameras
5. Dolby Vision videos (4K/60 fps on Pros, 4K/30 fps on vanilla)
6. LiDAR for the Pros
7. Faster MagSafe wireless charging
8. Improved water resistance

How to upgrade iPhone XR to iPhone 12 Appearance

1. Assemble the iPhone XR

1. Unscrew the bottom screw. Open the screen. Disconnect the cable for the power supply and screen with screwdriver set.


2. Remove the screws from the motherboard, the SIM card slot and motherboard.

3. Remove the bottom accessories. Heat and remove the battery adhesive. Remove the iPhone XR front camera and flex cable.


2. Port all accessories into 12 boxes

1.  Get a iPhone 1Sceen display and install the bottom flex cable in turn.

2. Front camera and vibrator/headset are installed back. Reinstall the SIM card slot and motherboard.

3. Glue the battery back to the motherboard. Reinstall all screws in turn.


4. Use the JC V1S to copy the True Tone data.


3. Test

1. Snap back screen boot test: True Tone is working fine.

2. Boot the iPhone: Face ID working fine


If you currently have an old iPhone XR and your iPhone XR has cracked screen, iPhone XR back glass or the cameras, updating it for an iPhone 12 series would be a great choice, and you can DIY it now if you're skilled at it .

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