Apple iPhone 12 mini Review

Score: 88.5 / 100

Apple iPhone 12 mini is a breath-taking iOS device launched back in the year 2020, which counts with a 64 bits Hexa-Core processor clocking at 3100 megahertz, a big 5.4" display, and two cameras, a 12 mega-pixels back-facing camera and a 12 mega-pixels front side camera.

Apple equipped the iPhone 12 mini with a very powerful 64-bit Hexa-Core CPU ticking at 3100 megahertz, packed into the Apple A14 Bionic chip and a great 4 GB of RAM memory. An excellent feature of the Apple iPhone 12 mini is its huge 64 GB internal memory and although it doesn't come with an SD extension slot, it it is more than enough to install hundreds of applications and even the heaviest games currently available without worrying about filling it.

This phone doesn't feel very lightweight for a cellphone of this size, weighting 4.76 ounces. This phone is incredibly slim, being just 0.29" thick. Whereas the Apple iPhone 12 mini only has 5.18" long and 2.53" wide, it's able to fit a a 5.4 inches display. Apple made this cellphone in a variety of colors like black, blue, green, purple, red and white. Talking about its construction, this cellphone is mostly manufactured with Glass and Aluminum .

This cellphone features two cameras, a 12 megapixels back-facing camera and a 12 MP front side camera. It is capable of capturing videos up to 3840x2160 (4K) at 60 frames per second, and slow-motion videos in (Full HD) (1920x1080) up to 240 frames per second (8 times slower ). In addition, this cellphone's camera also includes auto-focus and time lapse video.

Apple designed the iPhone 12 mini with an awesome 5.4-inches screen, and a 1080 x 2340 resolution, giving this cellphone a perfect graphical experience.

The iPhone 12 mini has Wi-Fi connection (and it can be provided to other devices acting as a wireless router), 5G insanely fast connectivity, 4G (LTE-A) super fast data connection and also HSPA+ connectivity (a lower speed 4G network) and 3G fast internet connection, over HSDPA and HSUPA technologies. The iPhone 12 mini supports dual sim cards to be able to to use 2 different phone lines and even different carriers.

This cellphone uses a big 2227 mAh Li - Ion non-replaceable battery that can keep this cellphone running for several hours, but you may need to charge it after some heavy use. An issue to take into consideration is that this phone's battery is non-replaceable so you won't be able to replace it when it begins to have trouble holding its charge, although with such a huge battery size you will probably replace this cellphone before that becomes an issue.

The Apple iPhone 12 mini also features plenty of cool features such as Facial unlock, Wireless charging system, NFC (Near Field Communication), Bluetooth (enables communication with other cellphones, computers and accessories) and GPS Navigation, and plenty of sensors like Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Barometer and Compass.

Apple is selling this cellphone for $ 699, which is a quite high price for comparing with similar phones. No matter if you are an amateur photographer, want it for work, will use this phone to play games or want it mainly for social networks, you will definitely be very satisfied with it. Apple packs the Apple iPhone 12 mini with Documentation and USB-C to Lightning Cable.

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Device Type:Phone
Operating System (OS):iOS 14.x
Dimensions:5.18 x 2.53 x 0.29 inchesMetric13.16 x 6.43 x 0.74 cmImperial
Weight:4.76 ouncesMetric134.94 gImperial
Colors:Black, Blue, Green, Purple, Red and White
Materials:Aluminum and Glass
Scratch Resistant Glass:Yes
Accessories:Documentation , USB-C to Lightning Cable
Release date:2020-11-13
Price:$ 699.00


Screen Type:OLED
Size:5.4 inchesMetric13.7 cmImperial
Resolution:2340 x 1080 pixels
Pixel density:477 pixels per inchMetric187.8 pixels per cmImperial
Brightness:1200 cd/m2
Touch screen:No


Chipset:Apple A14 Bionic
Processor:64-bit, 5 nm (Hexa-Core 3100 MHz)
RAM Memory:4 GB
Graphics Processor:Yes
Internal Memory:64 GB
SD Card Slot:No SD card slot


Battery type:Li - Ion
Capacity:2227 mAh
Wireless Charging:Yes


Back camera:12 megapixels
    Focal length:26mm (35mm equivalence)
Front camera:12 megapixels
Max video resolution:3840 x 2160 (60 fps) (4K)
Max slow motion video:1920 x 1080 (240 fps) (Full HD)
Camera features:Auto-Focus, Slow Motion Video (8 times slower) and Time Lapse Video


    Mobile Hotspot:Yes
SIM Card Type:Nano SIM
Dual SIM:Yes
5G Bands:n1, n2, n3, n5, n7, n8, n12, n20, n25, n28, n38, n40, n41, n66, n71, n77, n78, n79, n260, n261, Sub-6, mmWave
LTE (4G) Bands:1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 14(700 PS), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3), 71(600), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 42(3500), 46, 48(3600)
UMTS Bands:Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 8(900)
Technologies:5G, LTE-A (4G), LTE (4G), HSPA+ (4G), HSDPA and HSUPA

Other Features

Bluetooth:Version 5.0
NFC (Near Field Communication):Yes
Face Unlock:Yes
Sensors:Accelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope, Light Sensor and Proximity Sensor