Finally, Apple came up with its flagship device of the year which is the iPhone12 series. As Apple has somewhere always been accused towards the overpriced segment the same is repeated this year too. Apple also removed out the adapters from this time which has been an issue to major audience. Let’s get into the base version of the entire series which is the iPhone 12 mini.
The Mini is a new option offered by Apple this year. Apple introduced it as a budget friendly choice but wait they are claiming 699 dollars. Sometimes it’s hilarious to look over the base model priced so highly but we are always okay with apple. Yet for someone who is looking for a fresh iPhone with a strict budget can go for it.
The iPhone 12 mini however looks like a powerful device no matter what its size is. It has a 5.4-inch screen that seems like it will be easy to use one-handed. That screen is also an OLED display that takes up most of the front of the phone. Those two things are all to fulfill many people real need.
With the weight of only 135 grams the iPhone has the IP68 dust and water resistance. The super Retina display with the capacity 1200 nit’s brightness assures for a clear vision even in high sunlight condition. True tone functionality is continued with this series too. The camera which has been the most highlighted part of every year’s iPhone seems to come up with some slight improvements. The main camera is of 12 Mega pixels followed up with the 12 MP of ultra wide lens. The video capacity is 4K at 24/30/60fps and 1080p at 30/60/120/240fps. Looking over the front side the selfie camera comes with 12 Mega pixels’lens.
|Specifications of iPhone 12 Mini|
|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|
|Protection= IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 6m for 30 mins)|
|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 ratios (~476 ppi density)|
|Chipset= Apple A14 Bionic (5 nm)|
|GPU= Apple GPU (4-core graphics)|
|MEMORY Card slot= No|
|Internal= 64GB, 128GB, 256GB|
|MAIN CAMERA= 12 MP, f/1.6, 26mm (wide), 1.4µm, dual pixel PDAF, OIS|
|12 MP, f/2.4, 120˚, 13mm (ultra wide) lens.|
|Features= Quad-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 Mega pixels|
|Video= 4K@24/30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/120fps, gyro-EIS|
|SOUND= stereo speakers|
|3.5mm jack= No|
|FEATURES= Sensors Face ID, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, Siri natural language commands and dictation|
|BATTERY= Li-Ion, non-removable|
|Charging= Fast charging 20W, 50% in 30 min (advertised)|
|USB Power Delivery= 2.0|
|Qi fast wireless charging = 15W|
You have a lot of compromises to make for while choosing the iPhone 12 mini. Yet if you are fine paying 699 dollars and are not a huge fan of android then it’s better to look for it. Else if you love to see more futuristic phone you can look over Google pixel 5. Giving an un-biased review its better to skip this tiny phone mainly because you have better choice than this one.