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All About The Apple iPhone 12 Mini

author Luis Silva (Updated on: July 2021)

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What You Should Know About The iPhone 12 Mini





Considering their rivals:

- Its performance is 47% above the average (4174 vs. 2833).

- Its display is 17% smaller than the average (5.4" vs. 6.47").

- All of its rivals have AMOLED displays.

- 70% of its opponents have a refresh rate of 90hz or more.

- 96% of its competitors have an ALWAYS-ON display.

- 91% of its adversaries have the ability to play HDR content.

- 61% of its rivals have a Gorilla Glass 6 or newer protection.

- Its picture quality score is 33% above the average (139 vs. 104.79).

- 57% of its adversaries have a telephoto lens.

- One hour of talking, plus one hour of web browsing, and one hour of video playing will let a full charged battery at about 75%, which is less than the average, at 81%.

- Fast charging is 45% slower than the average (20w vs. 36w).

- 91% of its oppositors have wireless charging.

- Wireless charging speed is 41% slower than the average (12w vs. 20w).

- 65% of its rivals have reverse wireless charging.

- If you prefer smaller smartphones, then this one is 17% below the average (131mm vs. 158mm/5.16in vs. 6.24in).

- If you value a lightweight smartphone, then this one is 28% lighter than the average (135g. vs. 189g./4.76oz. vs. 6.65oz).

- 91% of its adversaries have a full glass body.

- 83% of its contenders are water-resistant.

- Internal storage is below the average. (64GB. vs. 134GB.).

- 52% of its rivals have a MicroSD card slot.

- 61% of its opponents have Bluetooth 5.1.

- 9% of its competitors have Bluetooth 5.2.

- All of its rivals have NFC.

- 4% of its adversaries have an headphone jack.



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 Specifications 
  • Pros 
    Performance
    AMOLED
    Cameras
    Fast Charging
    Wireless Charging
    Glass Protection




  • Cons 
    Always-On-Display
    MicroSD Slot
    3.5mm Jack
    Price






  • Price 

    Amazon: $0

    eBay: $880

    BestBuy: $0

    Walmart: $818

  • Performance 
    Year: 2020
    Updates: 6 years
    Apple A14
    Apple GPU
    iOS 14.1
    Geekbench 5: 4174




  • Display 
    5.4" 1080x2340
    477 DPI
    Gorilla Glass V
    AMOLED
    No Always-On
    627 Nits



  • Cameras 
    2 Cameras

    With OIS
    With HDR
    2 LED Flashes
    2160p (4k)
    DP/Laser focus

    Dxo/Tek Score: 139

  • Main Camera 
    12 MP
    f/1.6
    26mm
    Sensor size: -
    Pixel size: 1.4

     
    Selfie 
    12 Mp f/2.2 23 mm
  • Other Cameras 
    12 Mp f/2.4 13mm
    Wide-Angle








  • Body 
    131x64x7 mm
    5.16x2.52x0.28 in
    135g. / 4.76oz.
    Full Glass
    85% STBR
    Looks: 9.6/10
    13mm
    IP68

  • Colors 
    Black
    White
    Red
    Green
    Blue





  • Battery 
    2227mAh
    Charging: 20w
    Wireless: 12w

    1T+1W+1V*: 75%
    1T+3W+1V*: 59%
    1T+1W+3V*: 59%



  • Storage 
    RAM: 4GB
    Storage: 64GB
    No MicroSD

     
    Connectivity 
    4G/5G: 5G
    3.5mm jack: No
    Bluetooth: 5.0
    NFC: Yes



 Top 5 
  •    Price 
    Galaxy S20+ EX
    #1$980
    Gal. Note 20 U.EX
    #2$990
    i.11 Pro Max
    #3$999
    Galaxy S21 U.
    #4$999
    iPhone 12 Mini
    #10$1199
  • Global Score 
    Mi 11 Ultra
    #18.41
    Gal. Note 20 U.EX
    #28.08
    Find X3 Pro
    #37.93
    Mate 40 Pro
    #47.71
    iPhone 12 Mini
    #116.84
  • Performance 
    i.12 Pro Max
    #19.1
    iPhone 12 Mini
    #29
    iPhone 12 Pro
    #38.8
    Mate 40 Pro
    #48.2
    X60 Pro Plus
    #58.2
  • Display 
    Galaxy S20+ EX
    #19.8
    Gal. Note 20 U.EX
    #29.8
    Galaxy S21 U.
    #39.8
    Mi 11 Ultra
    #49.8
    iPhone 12 Mini
    3.1
  • Display Size 
    Gal. Note 20 U.EX
    #16.9
    Galaxy S20 U.SD
    #26.9
    Galaxy S21 U.SD
    #36.8
    Mi 11 Ultra
    #46.8
    iPhone 12 Mini
    #125.4
  • Dots Per Inch 
    Find X3 Pro
    #1525
    Galaxy S20+ EX
    #2523
    Galaxy S21 U.
    #3516
    Mi 11 Ultra
    #4516
    iPhone 12 Mini
    #7477
  • Cameras 
    Mi 11 Ultra
    #19.8
    Mate 40 Pro
    #29.2
    Find X3 Pro
    #38.9
    i.12 Pro Max
    #48.8
    iPhone 12 Mini
    #108.2
  • Camera MP 
    Gal. Note 20 U.EX
    #1108
    Galaxy S21 U.
    #2108
    Galaxy S20 U.SD
    #3108
    Mate 40 Pro
    #450
    iPhone 12 Mini
    12
  • Zoom (mm) 
    Galaxy S21 U.
    #1240
    Mate 40 Pro
    #2125
    X60 Pro Plus
    #3125
    Gal. Note 20 U.EX
    #4120


  • Body 
    iPhone 12 Mini
    #19.9
    Galaxy S20+ EX
    #27.6
    iPhone 12 Pro
    #37.6
    Find X3 Pro
    #47.4
    Gal. Note 20 U.EX
    #56.8
  • Screen-To-Body 
    Gal. Note 20 U.EX
    #193
    Mate 40 Pro
    #293
    Galaxy S20+ EX
    #392
    Mi 11 Ultra
    #491
    iPhone 12 Mini
    #1285
  • Looks 
    Galaxy S20+ EX
    #110
    Galaxy S21 U.
    #210
    iPhone 12 Pro
    #310
    Mate 40 Pro
    #410
    iPhone 12 Mini
    #89.6
  • Weight (g) 
    iPhone 12 Mini
    #1135
    Galaxy S20+ EX
    #2188
    iPhone 12 Pro
    #3189
    X60 Pro Plus
    #4191
    Find X3 Pro
    #5193
  • Size (mm) 
    iPhone 12 Mini
    #1131
    iPhone 12 Pro
    #2146
    i.11 Pro Max
    #3158
    X60 Pro Plus
    #4158
    i.12 Pro Max
    #5160
  • Battery+Charg. 
    Mate 40 Pro
    #18.6
    Mi 11 Ultra
    #28.4
    Find X3 Pro
    #38.3
    Galaxy S20 U.SD
    #47.4
    iPhone 12 Mini
    #126.3
  • Battery* 
    Galaxy S21 U.
    #185
    Find X3 Pro
    #285
    Gal. Note 20 U.EX
    #383
    i.11 Pro Max
    #483
    iPhone 12 Mini
    #1275
  • Batt.:Browsing* 
    Galaxy S21 U.
    #172
    Find X3 Pro
    #271
    Gal. Note 20 U.EX
    #369
    i.11 Pro Max
    #469
    iPhone 12 Mini
    #1259
  • Battery:Video* 
    Find X3 Pro
    #176
    Galaxy S21 U.
    #274
    i.11 Pro Max
    #373
    Galaxy S20 U.SD
    #473
    iPhone 12 Mini
    #1259
  • Fast Charging. 
    Mi 11 Ultra
    #167
    Mate 40 Pro
    #266
    Find X3 Pro
    #365
    X60 Pro Plus
    #455
    iPhone 12 Mini
    #1020
  • Wireless Charg. 
    Mi 11 Ultra
    #167
    Mate 40 Pro
    #250
    Find X3 Pro
    #330
    Galaxy S20+ EX
    15
    iPhone 12 Mini
    12
  • Storage 
    Gal. Note 20 U.EX
    #110
    Mate 40 Pro
    #210
    Mi 11 Ultra
    #38.5
    Find X3 Pro
    #48.5
    iPhone 12 Mini
    2.8
  • Int. Storage 
    Gal. Note 20 U.EX
    #1256
    Mate 40 Pro
    #2256
    Mi 11 Ultra
    #3256
    Find X3 Pro
    #4256
    iPhone 12 Mini
    64
  • RAM (GB) 
    Galaxy S20+ EX
    #112
    Gal. Note 20 U.EX
    #212
    Galaxy S21 U.
    #312
    Galaxy S20 U.SD
    #412
    iPhone 12 Mini
    4
  • Connectivity 
    Galaxy S21 U.SD
    #15.1
    Mi 11 Ultra
    #25.1
    Find X3 Pro
    #35.1
    X60 Pro Plus
    #45.1
    iPhone 12 Mini
    #84.6


 Rivals 
  • Xiaomi

    Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra
    Mi 11 Ultra
    $1079   8.41

    Compare
  • Oppo

    Oppo Find X3 Pro
    Find X3 Pro
    $1149   7.93

    Compare


  • Huawei

    Huawei Mate 40 Pro
    Mate 40 Pro
    $1065   7.71

    Compare


  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra
    Galaxy S21 U.
    $999   7.55

    Compare
  • Apple

    Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max
    i.12 Pro Max
    $1399   7.42

    Compare
  • Apple

    Apple iPhone 12 Pro
    iPhone 12 Pro
    $999   7.4

    Compare
  • Vivo

    Vivo X60 Pro Plus
    X60 Pro Plus
    $1177   7.03

    Compare
  • Apple

    Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max
    i.11 Pro Max
    $999   6.12

    Compare

The top 5 list is based only on these rivals.

You can click on any rival to know more about it too.

These are the lowest prices found on any of these stores: Amazon.com, eBay.com, Best Buy, and Walmart.

Prices on eBay are in $US for reference but are Europe-based.

Prices marked with ! are from renewed/refurbished/carrier-locked phones (except eBay, that are from new devices, unless they are out of stock, then they can be from bids, and then from pre-owned devices).

We're only including devices that still receive security updates.

Disclaimer: We earn a small fee from qualifying purchases. It doesn't affect any item's price or eventual reviews .

*What's left of a full charge after 1 hour of talking, 1 (or 3) hour of web browsing, and 1 (or 3) hour of video playback.



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