iPhone 12 vs iPhone 12 mini Price and Specifications Comparison

Apple launched the long-awaited iPhone 12 series on Tuesday. The new series comprises four new iPhone models, the iPhone 12 mini, iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Max. However, the iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 mini are likely to garner the most attention, thanks to their cheaper price than the iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max. Both new iPhone models come in four different color options and are powered by the same A14 Bionic SoC. The iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 mini also featured the dual rear cameras.

However, there are some significant differences between the two that you should consider when making your purchase decision.

In this article, we compare the price and specifications of the iPhone 12 in India with those of the iPhone 12 mini to help you decide the best option for you.

Specifications of iPhone 12 vs iPhone 12 mini

Display

The iPhone 12 has a 6.1-inch Super Retina OLED display (1170×2532 pixels).

The iPhone 12 mini has a smaller 5.4-inch Super Retina OLED display (1080×2340 pixels).

RAM and processor storage

Both the iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 mini run on iOS 14 and come with the A14 Bionic SoC, combined with the fourth-generation Neural Engine and a new quad-core graphics architecture. The iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 mini have storage options from 64GB to 256GB. Both the device have 6GB of RAM.

Camera

Both the iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 mini have a dual rear camera setup. They both have a 12-megapixel primary sensor with an f / 1.6 lens and a 12-megapixel ultra-wide-angle shooter with an f / 2.4 aperture, as well as a 120-degree field of view. Both smartphones also have support for Optical Image Stabilization (OIS). It is also capable of recording 4K videos.

For selfies, there is a 12-megapixel camera sensor on the front of the iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 mini, with an f / 2.2 lens.

Battery and other functions

The iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 mini have a 2777 mAh battery. Supports fast and wireless charging (MagSafe up to 15W and Qi up to 7.5W). The new iPhone models also include magnets on the back to hold the recently released MagSafe charging accessories.

Both the iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 mini have storage options ranging from 64GB to 256GB. Connectivity options include 5G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS / A-GPS, NFC, and a Lightning port. IPhones also come with an ultra-wideband (UWB) chip that debuted in iPhone 11 models last year. Onboard sensors include an accelerometer, ambient light, barometer, three-axis gyroscope, and a proximity sensor.

Price of iPhone 12 vs iPhone 12 mini

The iPhone 12 starting price of Rs. 79,900 ($ 799 in the US) for the 64GB storage variant. For the 128GB variant, you have to pay Rs. 84,900 ($ 849). The 256GB storage option is at Rs. 94,900 ($ 949).

The iPhone 12 mini is priced at Rs. 69,900 ($ 699) for the 64GB variant. Its 128GB and 256GB storage models are priced at Rs. 74,900 ($ 749) and Rs. 84,900 ($ 849).

 iPhone 12 miniiPhone 12
GENERAL
BrandAppleApple
ModeliPhone 12 miniiPhone 12
Release date13th October 202013th October 2020
Launched in IndiaYesYes
Dimensions (mm)131.50 x 64.20 x 7.40146.70 x 71.50 x 7.40
Weight (g)135.00164.00
IP ratingIP68IP68
Removable batteryNoNo
Fast chargingProprietaryProprietary
Wireless chargingYesYes
ColoursBlack, Blue, Green, Red, WhiteBlack, Blue, Green, Red, White
DISPLAY
Screen size (inches)5.406.10
Resolution1080×2340 pixels1170×2532 pixels
Protection typeOtherOther
Pixels per inch (PPI)476460
HARDWARE
Processor makeApple A14 BionicApple A14 Bionic
Internal storage64GB64GB
Expandable storageNoNo
CAMERA
Rear camera12-megapixel (f/1.6) + 12-megapixel (f/2.4)12-megapixel (f/1.6) + 12-megapixel (f/2.4)
Rear autofocusYesYes
Rear flashYesYes
Front camera12-megapixel (f/2.2)12-megapixel (f/2.2)
SOFTWARE
Operating systemiOS 14iOS 14
CONNECTIVITY
Wi-Fi standards supported802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/Yes802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/Yes
BluetoothYes, v 5.00Yes, v 5.00
NFCYesYes
LightningYesYes
Number of SIMs22
SIM 1
SIM TypeNano-SIMNano-SIM
4G/ LTEYesYes
5GYesYes
SIM 2
SIM TypeeSIMeSIM
4G/ LTEYesYes
5GYesYes
SENSORS
Face unlockYesYes
3D face recognitionYesYes
Compass/ MagnetometerYesYes
Proximity sensorYesYes
AccelerometerYesYes
Ambient light sensorYesYes
GyroscopeYesYes
BarometerYesYes

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