Apple iPhone 12 mini

Apple iPhone 12 mini
  • Released 2020, November 13 135g, 7.4mm thickness iOS 14.1, up to iOS 14.4 64GB/128GB/256GB storage, no card slot
  • Hexa-core (2x3.1 GHz Firestorm + 4x1.8 GHz Icestorm) Apple GPU (4-core graphics) Single SIM (Nano-SIM and/or eSIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) - for China About 729 USD
  • 5.4" 1080x2340 pixels
  • 12MP 2160p
  • 4GB RAM Apple A14 Bionic
  • 2227mAh Li-Ion

Overview

Apple iPhone 12 mini is a smartphone that runs on iOS. It was released on 2020, November 13. Apple iPhone 12 mini has 5.4 inch, Super Retina XDR OLED, HDR10, 625 nits (typ), 1200 nits (peak), a resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels screen with Scratch-resistant ceramic glass, oleophobic coating. It uses Apple A14 Bionic (5 nm) chipset, Hexa-core (2x3.1 GHz Firestorm + 4x1.8 GHz Icestorm) CPU, Apple GPU (4-core graphics) GPU. It supports 2G, 3G, 4G, 5G networks with Single SIM (Nano-SIM and/or eSIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) - for China. Apple iPhone 12 mini has 12MP Dual main camera, 12MP Dual selfie camera. It uses Li-Ion 2227 mAh, non-removable battery which supports wireless charging. The price of Apple iPhone 12 mini is about 729 USD.

Score the key features of Apple iPhone 12 mini compared to the other phones on the market:

  • CPU Cores: 80 / 100 points
  • Camera pixels: 44 / 100 points
  • Screen resolution: 80 / 100 points
  • Battery capacity: 58 / 100 points
  • Price: 73 / 100 points

Specifications

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 - A2176
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 - A2399, A2400
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 11, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 32, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 46, 48, 66, 71 - A2398
5G bands 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 25, 28, 38, 40, 41, 66, 71, 77, 78, 79, 260, 261 Sub6/mmWave - A2176
1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 25, 28, 38, 40, 41, 66, 77, 78, 79 Sub6 - A2398, A2399, A2400
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A, 5G, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps

LAUNCH

Announced 2020, October 13
Status Available

BODY

Dimensions 131.5 x 64.2 x 7.4 mm (5.18 x 2.53 x 0.29 in)
Weight 135 g (4.76 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 5.4 inches, 71.9 cm2 (~85.1% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~476 ppi density)
Protection Scratch-resistant ceramic glass, oleophobic coating
  Dolby Vision Wide color gamut True-tone

PLATFORM

OS iOS 14.1, upgradable to iOS 14.4
Chipset Apple A14 Bionic (5 nm)
CPU Hexa-core (2x3.1 GHz Firestorm + 4x1.8 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), 1.4µm, 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 [email protected]/30/60fps, [email protected]/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 [email protected]/30/60fps, [email protected]/60/120fps, gyro-EIS

SOUND

Loudspeaker Yes, with stereo speakers
3.5mm jack No

COMMUNICATIONS

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 Ultra Wideband (UWB) support

BATTERY

Type Li-Ion 2227 mAh, non-removable
Charging Fast charging 20W, 50% in 30 min (advertised) USB Power Delivery 2.0 Qi magnetic fast wireless charging 12W
Stand-by Up to 15 h (multimedia)
Music play Up to 50 h

MISCELLANEOUS

Colors Black, White, Red, Green, Blue
Models A2399, A2176, A2398, A2400, A2399
SAR EU 0.99 W/kg (head) 0.99 W/kg (body)
Price About 729 USD

TESTS

Performance AnTuTu: 589616 (v8) GeekBench: 4174 (v5.1) GFXBench: 60fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)
Display Contrast ratio: Infinite (nominal)
Camera Photo / Video
Loudspeaker -24.6 LUFS (Very good)
Battery life Endurance rating 69h