iPhone 12 Mini specifications

iPhone 12 Mini specifications
$699.00
SKU: IP12mini
Brand: Apple
Category: iPhone
  • Internal Memory: 64GB/128GB/256GB
  • RAM: 6GB RAM Apple A14 Bionic
  • Camera: 12MP 2160p
  • Released Date: Expected on October 23th 2020
  • iOS Version: iOS 14
  • Display: 5.4" 1080x2340 pixels

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  • Connectivity 10 / 10
  • Camera 9 / 10
  • Performance 10 / 10
  • Design 10 / 10
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Apple just launched the iPhone 12 series which includes the iPhone 12 Mini, iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro and the 12 Pro Max.

These new Apple products are available for pre-order at Apple official website already.

Here, we will be looking at what the Apple iPhone 12 Mini comes bundled with, the prices and available dates.

The iPhone 12 Mini comes With OLED Super Retina XDR Display, 5G,  HomePod Mini smart speaker, a MagSafe wireless charging system, and a stealth release of the $50 Beats Flex wireless headphones. It is pretty identical to the iPhone 12 in term of all features except for the size.

As for the hardware, it comes with Apple’s A14 Bionic (Six-Core A14 Bionic 5nm chip with 64-bit architecture, quad-core graphics), the fastest chip in a smartphone as Apple claims, coupled with a Ceramic Shield with four times better drop performance and Night mode on every camera.

Apple has a new Ceramic Shield protection layer added to the screen.

The 5.4‑inch (diagonal) all‑screen OLED iPhone 12 Mini will come with different internal storage, hence the start price is set at $699.

Available colours include Black, White, Red, Green, Blue.

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iPhone 12 Mini specifications - Specs

Summary

Announced Date 13 October, 2020
Released Date 23 October, 2020
Colors Black, White, Red, Green, Blue
Internal Memory 64GB/128GB/256GB
CPU Hexa-core Apple A14 Bionic (5 nm)
GPU Apple GPU (4-core graphics)
RAM 6GB
Dimensions 131.5 x 64.2 x 7.4 mm (5.18 x 2.53 x 0.29 in)
SIM Yes, Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) - for China, (Single SIM (Nano-SIM and/or eSIM))
Resolution 2340‑by‑1080-pixel resolution at 476 ppi

Design

Weight 4.76 ounces (135 grams)
Height 5.18 inches (131.5 mm)
Width 2.53 inches (64.2 mm)
Models A2403, A2172, A2402, A2404
Build Material Glass front (Gorilla Glass), glass back (Gorilla Glass), aluminum frame
Protection Scratch-resistant glass, oleophobic coating
Dolby Vision
Wide colour gamut
True-tone

Display

Resolution 2340‑by‑1080-pixel resolution at 476 ppi
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) Super Retina XDR display 5.4‑inch (diagonal) all‑screen OLED display
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

Battery

Charging Fast charging 20W, 50% in 30 min (advertised), USB Power Delivery 2.0, MagSafe fast wireless charging
Battery Type Li-Ion, non-removable

Network

Technology GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE / 5G
2G Networks GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM) - for China
CDMA 800 / 1900
3G Networks HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100, CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
4G Networks 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 - A2172

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 - A2403, A2404

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 - A2402
5G Support

Connectivity

Bluetooth Yes, 5.0, A2DP, LE
Hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band, hotspot
NFC Yes
WiFi Yes
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
SIM Single(Nano or eSIM) or dual (Nano + eSIM)

Data

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
Web Browser Web Browser => a web browser is a software application used to locate, retrieve and display content on the World Wide Web, including Web pages, images, video and other files, The primary function of a web browser is to render HTML, the code used to design or markup webpages. Safari

Camera

Back Cameras 12MP wide-angle (f/1.6) camera, 7P lens, optical stabilization, True Tone flash, 4K video recording at 60 fps, Slo-mo 1080p at 240fps, 12MP 120° Ultra Wide (f/2.4) secondary camera, 5P lens
Front Cameras 12MP TrueDepth front camera with f/2.2 aperture, Retina Flash, 4K video recording at 60 fps, Slo-mo 1080 at 120 fps
Camera Features Dual 12MP camera system: Ultra Wide and Wide cameras
Ultra Wide: ƒ/2.4 aperture and 120° field of view
Wide: ƒ/1.6 aperture
2x optical zoom out
Digital zoom up to 5x
Portrait mode with advanced bokeh and Depth Control
Portrait Lighting with six effects (Natural, Studio, Contour, Stage, Stage Mono, High‑Key Mono)
Optical image stabilization (Wide)
Five‑element lens (Ultra Wide); seven‑element lens (Wide)
Brighter True Tone flash with Slow Sync
Panorama (up to 63MP)
Sapphire crystal lens cover
100% Focus Pixels (Wide)
Night mode (Ultra Wide, Wide)
Deep Fusion (Ultra Wide, Wide)
Smart HDR 3 with Scene Detection
Wide color capture for photos and Live Photos
Lens correction (Ultra Wide)
Advanced red‑eye correction
Auto image stabilization
Burst mode
Photo geotagging
Image formats captured: HEIF and JPEG

Memory

Internal Memory 64GB/128GB/256GB
RAM 6GB

Hardware

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
CPU Hexa-core Apple A14 Bionic (5 nm)
GPU Apple GPU (4-core graphics)
RAM (Memory) 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. 6 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
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 external card slot
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
Barometer
Three‑axis gyro
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor

Software

Operating System 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
Facebook Facebook is a popular free social networking website that allows registered users to create profiles, upload photos and video, send messages and keep in touch with friends, family and colleagues. The site is available in 37 different languages.
Youtube Youtube is a popular free video-sharing website, Youtube is the largest video sharing site in the world, Millions of users around the world have created accounts on the site that allow them to upload videos that anyone can watch.

Messaging

SMS SMS (Short Messaging Service) is a text messaging service component of phone, Web, or mobile communication systems. It uses standardized communications protocols to allow mobile phone devices to exchange short text messages over the networks. Yes
MMS MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service) is a standard way to send messages that include multimedia content (audio clips, video clips and images) to and from mobile phones over wireless networks using the WAP protocol.
Email Email (Electronic Mail) is a system for receiving, sending, and storing electronic messages, Similar to a letter, email is text messages that may contain files, images, or other attachments sent via the internet to a recipient by using applications and software prograps. An email address is required to receive email, and that address is unique to the user. Yes
IM IM (Instant Messaging) is an exchange of text messages through a software application, it enable you to create a kind of private chat room with another individual in order to communicate in real time over the Internet. Yes

Media

Audio Playback Audio formats supported: AAC‑LC, HE‑AAC, HE‑AAC v2, Protected AAC, MP3, Linear PCM, Apple Lossless, FLAC, Dolby Digital (AC‑3), Dolby Digital Plus (E‑AC‑3), Dolby Atmos, and Audible (formats 2, 3, 4, Audible Enhanced Audio, AAX, and AAX+)
Spatial audio playback
User‑configurable maximum volume limit
Video Playback Video formats supported: HEVC, H.264, MPEG‑4 Part 2, and Motion JPEG
HDR with Dolby Vision, HDR10, and HLG
Up to 4K HDR AirPlay for mirroring, photos, and video out to Apple TV (2nd generation or later) or AirPlay 2–enabled smart TV
Video mirroring and video out support: Up to 1080p through Lightning Digital AV Adapter and Lightning to VGA Adapter (adapters sold separately)
FM Radio No
Alert Types Vibration, ringtones
Ring Tones MP3, WAV, MA4
Loudspeaker Yes, with stereo speakers

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