Apple has announced its latest smartphone, the iPhone 12 at a special event. This is the company’s successor of iPhone 11 and also the latest 5G smartphone from the American brand. According Apple, the iPhone 12 Mini will be the world’s smallest, thinnest and lightest 5G smartphone.
The iPhone 12 mini and the 12 come with 5.4-inch and 6.1-inch OLED Super Retina XDR displays, respectively. The 12 Mini has a body dimension of 131.5×64.2×7.4mm, and a weight of 133 grams. The 12 on the other hand, has a bigger dimension of 146.7×71.5×7.4mm, with a weight of 162 grams.
The phones are powered by A14 Bionic 5nm Chip with 11.8 billion transistors and a 6-core design and feature IP68 water resistance (6 meters for up to 30 minutes). It has a 12MP main camera that promises a 27% improvement in low-light performance compared to last year’s iPhone along with a 12MP ultra-wide secondary camera. There is a 12MP camera on the front with support for Face ID.
Apple iPhone 12 Mini and iPhone 12 specifications
- iPhone 12 mini – 6.1-inch (2532×1170 pixels) OLED 460ppi Super Retina XDR display, up to 1200 nits brightness, HDR, Dolby Vision, Ceramic Shield protection
- iPhone 12 -5.4-inch (2340×1080 pixels) OLED 476ppi Super Retina XDR display, up to 1200 nits brightness, Ceramic Shield protection
- Six-Core A14 Bionic 5nm chip with 64-bit architecture, quad-core graphics
- 64GB, 128GB,256GB storage options
- iOS 14
- Water and dust resistant (IP68)
- Dual SIM (nano + eSIM)
- 12MP wide-angle (f/1.6) camera, 7P lens, optical image 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
- 12MP TrueDepth front camera with f/2.2 aperture, Retina Flash, 4K video recording at 60 fps, Slo‑mo 1080p at 120fps
- TrueDepth camera for FaceID facial recognition, Stereo speakers
- iPhone 12 mini dimensions: 131.5×64.2×7.4mm; Weight: 133grams
- iPhone 12 dimensions: 146.7×71.5×7.4mm; Weight: 162grams
- 5G (sub‑6 GHz), Gigabit-class LTE, 802.11ax Wi‑Fi 6 with 2×2 MIMO, Bluetooth 5.0, NFC with reader mode, GPS with GLONASS
- Built-in rechargeable lithium-ion battery with MagSafe wireless charging, fast charging, up to 15 hours (iPhone 12 mini) / 17 hours (iPhone 12) of video playback
It rear cameras are designed with aluminium and a Glass back. It may also interest you to know that all the cameras have night mode and there is a new night mode time-lapse feature.
As for the batteries, the iPhone 12 Mini and iPhone 12 comes with up to 15W of power, and provide up to 15 hours (iPhone 12 mini) and 17 hours (iPhone 12) of video playback. Both smartphones are water and dust resistant.
Price and Availability
You can get the Apple iPhone 12 mini and iPhone 12 come in Black, Blue, (PRODUCT) Red, Grey and White colours. And as for the prices, see below.
- iPhone 12 mini 64GB – $950
- iPhone 12 mini 128GB – $1000
- iPhone 12 mini 256GB – $1200
- iPhone 12 64GB – $ 1,100
- iPhone 12 128GB – $ 1,150
- iPhone 12 256GB – $ 1,300