Apple iPhone 12 mini

Apple iPhone 12 mini
Display
76
Performance
81
Battery
60
Camera
77
NanoReview score
78
Category Flagship
Announced October 2020
Release date November 2020

Full specifications

Detailed specifications, tests, and benchmarks of the Apple iPhone 12 mini
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Display

Type OLED
Size 5.4 inches
Resolution 1080 x 2340 pixels
Aspect ratio 19.5:9
PPI 476 ppi
Refresh rate 60 Hz
HDR support Yes, Dolby Vision
Screen-to-body ratio 85.1%
Display features - DCI-P3
Max. Brightness
622 nits
83

Design and build

Height 131.5 mm (5.18 inches)
Width 64.2 mm (2.53 inches)
Thickness 7.4 mm (0.29 inches)
Weight 135 gramm (4.76 oz)
Waterproof IP68
Rear material Glass
Frame material Metal
Colors White, Black, Blue, Green, Red
Fingerprint scanner No
Screen-to-body ratio
85.1%
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Performance

All specs and test Apple iPhone 12 mini in the benchmarks
SoC
Chipset Apple A14 Bionic
Max. clock 3100 MHz
CPU cores 6 (2 + 4)
Architecture - 4 cores at 1.8 GHz: Icestorm
- 2 cores at 3.1 GHz: Firestorm
Lithography process 5 nanometers
Graphics Apple GPU
Memory
RAM size 4 GB
Memory type LPDDR4X
Channels 2
Storage
Storage size 64, 128, 256 GB
Storage type NVMe
Memory card No

Benchmarks

Geekbench 5 (Single-Core)
1596
Geekbench 5 (Multi-Core)
4173
AnTuTu Benchmark 9
612497
98

Software

Operating system iOS 14.1 (Can be upgraded to iOS 15.0)
60

Battery

Specifications
Capacity 2227 mAh
Charge power 18 W
Battery type Li-Ion
Replaceable No
Wireless charging Yes (7.5 W)
Reverse charging No
Fast charging Yes (60% in 30 min)
Full charging time 1:29 hr

Battery life tests

Web browsing (Wi-Fi)
12:05 hr
Watching videos (Player)
12:14 hr
Talk (3G)
12:21 hr
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Camera

Specs and camera test of the iPhone 12 mini
Main camera
Matrix 12 megapixels
Image resolution 4290 x 2800
Zoom Digital
Flash Quad LED
Stabilization Optical
8K video recording No
4K video recording Up to 60FPS
1080p video recording Up to 60FPS
Slow motion 240 FPS (1080p)
Angle of widest lens 120°
Lenses 2 (12 MP + 12 MP)
Wide (main) lens - 12 MP
- Aperture: f/1.6
- Focal length: 26 mm
- Pixel size: 1.4 micron
- Sensor: 1/3.4", Sony IMX372 (Exmor-RS CMOS)
- Phase autofocus (Dual Pixel)
- Optical stabilization
Ultra-wide lens - 12 MP
- Aperture: f/2.4
- Focal length: 13 mm
- Sensor: 1/2.55", Sony IMX503 (Exmor-RS CMOS)
Camera features - Bokeh mode
- Pro mode
Samples Photo samples of Apple iPhone 12 mini from DxOMark
Selfie camera
Megapixels 12 megapixels
Image resolution 4290 x 2800
Aperture f/2.2
Focal length 23 mm
Sensor type CMOS
Sensor size 1/3.6"
Video resolution 2160p (4K) at 60 FPS

DxOMark camera tests

Photo quality
132
Video quality
112
Generic camera score
122
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Connectivity

Wi-Fi standard Wi-Fi 6 (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax)
Wi-Fi features - Dual Band
- Wi-Fi MiMO
- Wi-Fi Direct
- Wi-Fi Hotspot
- Wi-Fi Display
Bluetooth version 5
Bluetooth features LE, A2DP
USB type No
USB features - Charging
- USB-Storage mode
GPS GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, QZSS
NFC* Yes
Infrared port No
Network
Number of SIM* 2
Type of SIM card Nano
Multi SIM mode Standby
eSIM support* Yes
Hybrid slot No
LTE Cat* 18
2G network GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 МГц)
3G network UMTS/HSPA+/DC‑HSDPA (850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 МГц)
4G network LTE 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 30, 32, 66, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 46, 48
5G support Yes
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Sound

Speakers Stereo
Headphone audio jack No
FM radio No
Dolby Atmos Yes

Other

Category Flagship
Announced October 2020
Release date November 2020
SAR (head) 0.99 W/kg
SAR (body) 0.99 W/kg
Sensors - Barometer
- Proximity sensor
- Gyroscope
- Accelerometer
- Ambient light sensor
- Compass
- Face recognition sensor
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