Finally, Apple announced the iPhone 12 series with 4 models: Apple iPhone 12 Mini, Apple iPhone 12, Apple iPhone 12 Pro and Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max. Here, we’ll talk about Mini: the newest addition to the Apple iPhone family and the iPhone 12 itself. Mini is the tiniest one from the series, yet powerful as others. So, let’s jump into details, specifications comparison of Apple iPhone 12 and 12 Mini with prices.

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Apple iPhone 12 and 12 Mini Full Specifications

Key Specs
Display 6.1 inches 5.4 inches
Front Camera 12 MP + SL 3D 12 MP + SL 3D
Back Camera 12+12 MP 12+12 MP
Chipset Apple A14 Bionic (5 nm) Apple A14 Bionic (5 nm)
RAM 4 GB 4 GB
Internal Storage 64/128/256 GB 64/128/256 GB
Battery - -
Price in Nepal Rs. 1,,34000 (4/64GB)* Rs. 1,25,000 *
Other Markets $ 799 $ 699
General
Dimension 146.7 x 71.5 x 7.4 mm 131.5 x 64.2 x 7.4 mm
Weight 164 g 135 g
Build Material Glass Front, Glass Back, Aluminum frame Glass Front, Glass Back, Aluminum frame
Sim Slot Single SIM / Dual SIM Single SIM / Dual SIM
Sim Size Nano-SIM / eSIM Nano-SIM / eSIM
IP Rating & Resistance IP68 dust and water resistant IP68 dust and water resistant
Operating System iOS 14 iOS 14
Colors Black, White, Red, Green, Blue Black, White, Red, Green, Blue
Display
Size 6.1 inches 5.4 inches
Type Super Retina XDR OLED Super Retina XDR OLED
Resolution 1170 x 2532 pixels 1080 x 2340 pixels
Aspect Ratio 19.5:9 19.5:9
Pixel Density ~460 ppi ~476 ppi
Protection Ceramic Shield Glass, Scratch-resistant, oleophobic coating Ceramic Shield Glass, Scratch-resistant, oleophobic coating
HDR10 Yes Yes
Camera
Front Camera
Setup Dual Dual
Lens 12 MP, f/2.2, Wide lens (23mm) SL 3D, Depth 12 MP, f/2.2, Wide lens (23mm) SL 3D, Depth
Flash N0 N0
Optical Image Stabilization N0 N0
Autofocus N0 N0
Features HDR HDR
Video [email protected]/30/60fps, [email protected]/60/120fps, gyro-EIS [email protected]/30/60fps, [email protected]/60/120fps, gyro-EIS
Back Camera
Setup Dual Dual
Lens 12 MP, f/1.6, Wide lens, dual pixel PDAF, OIS 12 MP, f/2.4, Ultrawide lens (13 mm) 12 MP, f/1.6, Wide lens, dual pixel PDAF, OIS 12 MP, f/2.4, Ultrawide lens (13 mm)
Flash Yes, Quad-LED dual-tone Flash Yes, Quad-LED dual-tone Flash
Optical Image Stabilization Yes Yes
Autofocus Yes, dual pixel PDAF Yes, dual pixel PDAF
Features HDR (photo/panorama) HDR (photo/panorama)
Video [email protected]/30/60fps, [email protected]/60/120/240fps, HDR, Dolby Vision HDR (up to 30fps), stereo sound rec [email protected]/30/60fps, [email protected]/60/120/240fps, HDR, Dolby Vision HDR (up to 30fps), stereo sound rec
Performance
Chipset Apple A14 Bionic (5 nm) Apple A14 Bionic (5 nm)
Processor Hexa-core (2x3.1 GHz Firestorm + 4x1.8 GHz Icestorm) Hexa-core (2x3.1 GHz Firestorm + 4x1.8 GHz Icestorm)
Graphics Apple GPU (4-core graphics) Apple GPU (4-core graphics)
RAM 4 GB 4 GB
Storage
Internal Storage 64/128/256 GB 64/128/256 GB
Expandable Storage No No
Type NVMe NVMe
Multimedia
Audio Jack No No
Loudspeaker Yes, Stereo Speakers Yes, Stereo Speakers
Audio Features - -
FM Radio No No
Network Connectivity
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6
Wi-Fi Features Dual-band, Hotspot Dual-band, Hotspot
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE 5.0, A2DP, LE
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS
NFC Yes Yes
USB Type Lightning, USB 2.0 Lightning, USB 2.0
USB version 2.0 2.0
Technology GSM / CDMA / HSPA / WVDO / LTE / 5G GSM / CDMA / HSPA / WVDO / LTE / 5G
Sensor
 
Fingerprint Sensor No No
Placement - -
Face Recognition Yes, Face ID Yes, Face ID
Accelerometer Yes Yes
Gyro Yes Yes
Proximity Yes Yes
Compass Yes Yes
Barometer Yes Yes
Others Siri natural language commands and dictation Siri natural language commands and dictation
Battery
 
Capacity 2,815 mAh 2,227 mAh
Type Non-removable Li-Ion Non-removable Li-Ion
Charging 20W Fast Charging USB Power Delivery 2.0 20W Fast Charging USB Power Delivery 2.0
Wireless Charging Qi magnetic fast wireless charging 15W Qi magnetic fast wireless charging 15W

Apple iPhone 12 an 12 Mini Overview

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Design and Display

The iPhone 12 Mini is tiniest one on the basis of size. Overall body is smaller than the iPhone 8 body size. Mini offers the screen size of 5.4″ Super Retina XDR display. Similarly, the iPhone 12 offers the same display with a bigger screen size of 6.1″. Both displays are an OLED panel with FHD+ resolution. Mini comes with the resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels whereas iPhone 12 has the 1170 x 2532 pixels resolution.

water resistant, dust resistant,

Apple’s classic notch style for the front camera placement and earpiece including sensors is there in both models. They have the 19.5:9 aspect ratio with 476 ppi on Mini and 460 ppi pixel density on iPhone 12. Furthermore, they both support HDR10 with typical 625 nits of brightness which can be peaked at 1200 nits. Users will get true-tone color on display.

Talking about the design, both feature dual camera modules on rear. The volume rocker buttons are placed on the left side of the phone. Whereas the Power button is placed on the right side of the phone as it has always been. There is a lightning charging port on bottom and speaker grill as well.

Both devices come with IP68 ratings for dust and water resistance up to 6 meter for 30 minutes. Also, front and back glass are both Gorilla Glass which also has Oleophobic coating for scratch resistant. Frame is made up of Aluminum steel.

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Performance and Memory

Moving on to the performance, the Apple’s processor has always been best. Apple iPhone 12 and 12 Mini comes with Apple’s A14 Bionic chip. They both have same number of CPU’s i.e. Hexa-core CPU with Apple GPU of 4-core graphics. Latest iOS version 14 is mentioned on the phones.

Till here, the specs are all the same except the display size. Hence making it clear that, 12 and 12 Mini differs only for the size. Moving on, both come with the same storage configuration. Base variant is 64 GB, followed by 128 GB and then comes 256 GB.

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Camera

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The square camera setup on the rear offers the same dual camera lens on both models. The rear primary lens is of 12 MP with f/1.6 aperture which features dual pixel pre defined auto focus. Second lens is also 12 MP but this one is ultra-wide sensor with f/2.4 aperture. Ultra-wide lens can give a 120˚ field of view. There is Quad-LED dual-tone flash provided on the rear as well.

On the front, the device sets an 12 MP lens having f/2.2 aperture. Front camera is capable of capturing portrait modes with bokeh and depth control. It is also provided with a SL 3D sensor for depth sensing.

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Battery and Others

Actual battery capacity has not been dis-closed yet. But the company claims, 15 hours of stand-by time on multimedia for the 12 Mini whereas 17 hours on iPhone 12. Both supports 18W fast wired charging with USB Power Delivery 2.0. And, iPhone 12 series comes with wireless charge support of 15W.

Other Features are Apple iPhone 12 series with 5G connectivity options and dual Nano-SIM slot. Also, it features Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth v5.0, FaceID, NFC, and many more.

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Apple iPhone 12 and 12 Mini Price and Availability

Apple iPhone 12 and 12 Mini is available in five color options: Black, White, Green, Blue and PRODUCT Red. The iPhone 12 will be available for pre-order from October 16 and will be available for purchase from October 23. Whereas iPhone 12 Mini will be available for pre-order from November 6 and will be available for purchase from November 13.

The pricing starts for Mini at $699 for the base 64 GB variant. Then $749 for 128 GB variant and $849 for 256 GB variant. Similarly, pricing for iPhone 12 is placed at $799 for the base variant. Then $849 for 128 GB variant and $949 for 256 GB variant.

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Model NamePrice (Global)Price in Nepal (Expected)
iPhone 12 Mini$699 (64GB)
$749 (128GB)
$849 (256GB)
NPR. 95,000 (64GB)
NPR. 1,05,000 (128GB)
NPR. 1,15,000 (256GB)
iPhone 12$799 (64GB)
$849 (128GB)
$949 (256GB)
NPR. 1,15,000 (64GB)
NPR. 1,30,000 (128GB)
NPR. 1,45,000 (256GB)
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