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Apple iPhone 12 mini vs Apple iPhone 12

General

  • Apple iPhone 12 miniApple iPhone 12
  • Device Type
    Bar Bar
  • Model
    iPhone 12 iPhone 12
  • Announced
    2020, October 2020, October
  • Released
    2020, October 2020, October
  • Status
    Available Available

Design

  • Apple iPhone 12 miniApple iPhone 12
  • Type Design Type called form factor refers to a mobile phone's size, shape, and style as well as the layout and position of major components of phone. There are three major form factors seen in mobile phones => bar phones, folding phones and sliding phones.
    Bar Bar
  • Dimensions
    131.5 x 64.2 x 7.4 mm (5.18 x 2.53 x 0.29 in) 146.7 x 71.5 x 7.4 mm (5.78 x 2.81 x 0.29 in)
  • Weight
    135 g (4.76 oz) 164 g (5.78 oz)
  • Protection
    Glass front (Gorilla Glass), glass back (Gorilla Glass), stainless steel frame
    IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 6m for 30 mins)
    Glass front (Gorilla Glass), glass back (Gorilla Glass), stainless steel frame
    IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 6m for 30 mins)
  • Colors
    Black, White, Red, Green, Blue Silver, Graphite, Gold, Pacific Blue

Network

  • Apple iPhone 12 miniApple iPhone 12
  • 2G Network
    GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
  • 3G Network
    HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
    CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
    HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
    CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
  • 4G Network
    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, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 32, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 46, 48, 66, 71 - A2176
  • 5G Network
    SA/NSA/Sub6/mmWave
    SA/NSA/Sub6/mmWave
  • SIM SIM (Subscriber Identity Module) is a small card that contains mobile network subscriber's account information. This allows the phone using the card to attach to a mobile network. The SIM card is most commonly associated with GSM and UMTS mobile networks. Moving a SIM card from one phone to another allows a subscriber to switch mobile phones without having to contact their mobile network carrier. SIM cards can also be used by a phone to store limited amounts of data, such as phone numbers and text messages.
    Nano SIM Nano SIM
  • Dual SIM
    Single SIM (Nano-SIM and/or eSIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) - for China Single SIM (Nano-SIM and/or eSIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) - for China

Display

  • Apple iPhone 12 miniApple iPhone 12
  • Display Type Display Technology => A number of display technologies and types used in mobile phones => TFT (Thin Film Transistor), IPS (In-Place Switching), OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diode), AMOLED (Active-Matrix Organic Light-Emitting Diode), Super AMOLED (an even advanced version of AMOLED), Resistive Touchscreen (Resistive touchscreens contain two layer of conductive material with a very small gap between them which acts as a resistance), Capacitive Touchsceen (Capacitive touchscreen technology consists of a layer of glass coated with a transparent conductor)
    OLED OLED
  • Size
    5.4 inches, 71.9 cm2 (~85.1% screen-to-body ratio) 6.1 inches, 90.2 cm2 (~86.0% screen-to-body ratio)
  • Resolution
    1080 x 2340 pixels 1170 x 2532 pixels
  • Display Colors Display Colors is refers to the number of different shades of colors that the screen is capable of displaying => 64K colors, 256K colors and 16 million colors, Obviously 16M is highest available range of colors and better than others.
    16M colors 16M colors
  • Pixel Density Pixel Density (PPI) is refers to the concentration of pixels on a particular display, measured in pixels per inch (ppi). Pixel density is calculated by dividing the diagonal pixel resolution of a display by its diagonal size, higher pixel density better display quality.
    476 ppi density 460 ppi density
  • Touch Screen
    Capacitive Touchscreen Capacitive Touchscreen
  • Display Protection Display Protection => Gorilla Glass is a special alkali-aluminosilicate glass shield with exceptional damage resistance that helps protect mobile displays from scratches, drops, and bumps of everyday use, It is always better to go for a smartphone with Gorilla Glass for that added protection and peace of mind.
    Scratch-resistant glass, oleophobic coating Scratch-resistant glass, oleophobic coating
  • Features
    Dolby Vision
    Wide color gamut
    True-tone
    Dolby Vision
    Wide color gamut
    True-tone

Media

  • Apple iPhone 12 miniApple iPhone 12
  • FM Radio
    No No
  • Earphone Jack
    No No

Camera

  • Apple iPhone 12 miniApple iPhone 12
  • Camera Set The total number of lenses contained within the Rear or Main camera systems. Referred to as Single, Dual or Triple.
    Dual Cameras Dual Cameras
  • Main Camera Camera is able to capture photographs and usually videos, The most important characteristics of a camera are the resolution (measured in megapixels), lens focus type (fixed or automatic), higher megapixel cameras are known to capture higher quality photos, but not always a good measurement of the photos quality.
    12 MP, f/1.6, 26mm (wide), 1.7µm, dual pixel PDAF, OIS 12 MP, f/1.6, 26mm (wide), 1.7µm, dual pixel PDAF, OIS
  • 2nd Camera
    12 MP, f/2.4, 120˚, 13mm (ultrawide), 1/3.6" 12 MP, f/2.4, 120˚, 13mm (ultrawide), 1/3.6"
  • Camera Video
    [email protected]/30/60fps, [email protected]/60/120/240fps [email protected]/30/60fps, [email protected]/60/120/240fps
  • Features
    Dolby Vision HDR, stereo sound rec.
    HDR (photo/panorama)
    Dolby Vision HDR, stereo sound rec.
    HDR (photo/panorama)
  • Flash Flash Light => There is commonly two types of flash lights are used in camera mobile phones, LED Flash (LED flash offers lower power consumption with drive circuitry that takes up very little room, LEDs can be strobed faster than any other light source), Xenon Flash (xenon flash produces an extremely intense full-spectrum white light for a very short duration)
    Quad-LED dual-tone flash Quad-LED dual-tone flash
  • Selfie Set The total number of lenses contained within the Selfie camera systems. Referred to as Single, Dual or Triple.
    Dual Cameras Dual Cameras
  • Selfie Camera
    12 MP, f/2.2, 23mm (wide) 12 MP, f/2.2, 23mm (wide)
  • 2nd Selfie
    SL 3D, (depth/biometrics sensor) SL 3D, (depth/biometrics sensor)
  • Selfie Video
    [email protected]/30/60fps, [email protected]/60/120fps, gyro-EIS [email protected]/30/60fps, [email protected]/60/120fps, gyro-EIS
  • Features
    HDR HDR

Software

  • Apple iPhone 12 miniApple iPhone 12
  • OS OS => Every computer system run on a base software called Operating System (OS). Operating System controls all basic operations of the computer (such as smartphone, PDAs, tablet computers and other handheld devices). The Operating System allows the user to install and run third party applications (apps), apps are used to add new functionality to the device.
    iOS 14 iOS 14

Hardware

  • Apple iPhone 12 miniApple iPhone 12
  • Chipset Chipset is a group of integrated circuits designed to perform one or a more dedicated functions, often with real time computing constraints, Popular smartphones are equipped with more advanced embedded chipsets that can do many different tasks depending on their programming.
    Apple A14 Bionic (5nm) Apple A14 Bionic (5nm)
  • CPU CPU (Central Processing Unit) mostly known as processors, CPU processes instructions in order to carry out certain functions that make your device operate properly. Processors are often described as the brain of computers, smartphones and tablets, Smartphones and tablets rely on processors to carry out their every task, Processors are an incredibly important factor in selecting any type of computing device, including your smartphone.
    Hexa-core Hexa-core
  • GPU GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) is a single-chip processor designed to rapidly manipulate and alter memory to accelerate the creation of images in a frame buffer intended for output to a display, This includes things such as lighting effects, object transformations, and 3D motion.
    Apple GPU (4-core graphics) Apple GPU (4-core graphics)
  • RAM RAM (Random Access Memory) is a type of computer memory that can be accessed randomly, any byte of memory can be accessed without touching the preceding bytes that allows information to be stored and accessed quickly from random locations. RAM is the most common type of memory found in computer systems, smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices.
    3 GB (Expected) 4 GB
  • Internal Storage Internal Storage is a data storage space (flash memory) mostly used in smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices where operating system, apps, music, photos, videos, files and other user data Is stored.
    64GB/128GB/256GB 64GB/128GB/256GB
  • Card Slot Memory Card Slot is a special slot for inserting a memory card. Memory cards allow you to expand the phone's built-in memory, A memory card (sometimes called a flash memory card or a storage card) is a small storage medium used to store data such as text, pictures, audio, and video, for use on small, portable or remote computing devices such as mobile phones, mp3 players, digital cameras.
    No No
  • Sensors Sensors are electronic components that detects and responds to some type of input from the physical environment. The specific input could be light, heat, motion, moisture, pressure and location, The output is generally a signal that is converted to use in computing systems, a location sensor, such as a GPS receiver is able to detect current location of your electronic device.
    Face ID, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer
    Face ID, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer

Connectivity

  • Apple iPhone 12 miniApple iPhone 12
  • Bluetooth Bluetooth is a wireless communications technology for exchanging data between mobile phones, headsets, computers and other network devices over short distances without wires, Bluetooth technology was primarily designed to support simple wireless networking of personal consumer devices.
    5.1, A2DP, LE 5.1, A2DP, LE
  • Wi-fi Wi-Fi is a popular wireless networking technology using radio waves to provide high-speed network connections that allows devices to communicate without cords or cables, Wi-Fi is increasingly becoming the preferred mode of internet connectivity all over the world.
    Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band
  • Wi-fi Hotspot Wi-fi Hotspot is a mobile feature allows your phone to share its cellular data connection by creating a Wi-Fi network.
  • USB
    Lightning, USB 2.0 Lightning, USB 2.0
  • GPS GPS The Global Positioning System is a satellite-based radio navigation system, GPS permits users to determine their position, velocity and the time 24 hours a day, in all weather, anywhere in the world, In order to locate your position, your device or GPS receiver must have a clear view of the sky.
    Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS
  • NFC NFC (Near field communication) is a set of standards for smartphones and similar devices to establish peer-to-peer radio communications with each other by touching them together or bringing them into proximity, usually no more than a few inches.
  • HDMI HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) is a compact audio/video interface for transferring uncompressed video data and compressed or uncompressed digital audio data from a HDMI-compliant source device to a compatible computer monitor, video projector, digital television, or digital audio device.
  • Wireless Charging Wireless Charging (Inductive Charging) uses an electromagnetic field to transfer energy between two objects. This is usually done with a charging station. Energy is sent through an inductive coupling to an electrical device, which can then use that energy to charge batteries or run the device.
    Qi fast wireless charging 15W Qi fast wireless charging 15W

Data

  • Apple iPhone 12 miniApple iPhone 12
  • GPRS GPRS (General Packet Radio Service) is a packet oriented mobile data service on the 2G and 3G cellular communication system's global system for mobile communications (GSM), Generally, GPRS is used for the purpose of wireless data transfer, such as sharing pictures and videos or browsing the Internet via a mobile phone connection.
  • EDGE EDGE (Enhanced Data GSM Environment) is a wireless network technology generally considered the next step in the 2G network offers data transfer rates up to four times faster than ordinary GSM networks, Generally, EDGE is used for the purpose of wireless data transfer, such as sharing pictures and videos or browsing the Internet via a mobile phone connection.
  • Speed
    HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A 5G, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A 5G, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps

Battery

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  • Battery Type Battery Type => Cell phones run on various kinds of batteries depending on the manufacturer, phone size or shape and features. There are basically four types of cell phone batteries => Lithium Polymer, Lithium Ion, Nickel Metal Hydride and Nickel Cadmium.
    Li-Ion (Lithium Ion) Li-Ion (Lithium Ion)
  • Capacity Battery Capacity is a measure (typically in Amp-hr) of the charge stored by the battery, and is determined by the mass of active material contained in the battery. The battery capacity represents the maximum amount of energy that can be extracted from the battery under certain conditions.
    Unspecified Unspecified
  • Placement
    Non-removable Non-removable
  • Fast Charging Fast charging uses the battery charging technology which increases the charging power and hence the battery gets charged faster.
    Yes, 18W Yes, 18W
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