Apple iPhone 12 Mini Advantages, Disadvantages, Review – Best Compact Smartphone !!

Apple iPhone 12 Mini high-end smartphone launched into the market with a compact design which we are missing for so many days. So, check out Apple iPhone 12 Mini advantages (Pros), disadvantages (Cons), problems, and drawbacks/defects before purchasing. Currently, it is available on online shopping sites like Apple, Flipkart, Amazon to buy.

Apple iPhone 12 Mini

 

Best Price: Rs.69,999(India), $699(USA)

Apple iPhone 12 Mini Advantages (Pros):

  • Apple iPhone 12 Mini comes with the latest iOS 14.1, upgradable to iOS 14.2.
  • It offers  5.4-inch Super Retina XDR OLED capacitive touchscreen with a good screen-to-body ratio of 85.1% and Multitouch in it.
    • Its display has superb pixel density for its HD resolution(~476 PPI) with a 19:5:9 aspect ratio.
    • The display is protected by Scratch-resistant ceramic glass, oleophobic coating.
    • Supports Dolby Vision, Wide color gamut, True-tone, and HDR10, 625 nits (typ), 1200 nits (peak).
  • Apple iPhone 12 Mini comes with an Apple user interface that offers great features.
  • It is built with glass front/back that is made up of Gorilla Glass and surrounded by an aluminum frame.
  • The device is very lightweight to carry with just 135g and 7.4 mm in thickness.
  • It supports Single SIM (Nano-SIM and/or eSIM).
  • Apple iPhone 12 Mini has equipped with a powerful Apple A14 Bionic (5 nm) Chipset and the performance is very smooth with no lags.
  • It encompasses with Hexa-core processor and Apple GPU (4-core graphics) GPU. So gaming performance is stunning.
  • It provides 4 GB of RAM for uninterrupted multitasking.
  • Brings an internal memory of 64/128/256 GB
  • It offers Dual 12 MP (f/1.6, 26mm (wide), 1.4µm, dual pixel PDAF, OIS) + 12 MP (f/2.4, 120˚, 13mm (ultrawide), 1/3.6″) rear camera with additional features like Dual-LED dual-tone flash, HDR (photo/panorama).
  • The main camera supports quad HD video recording at 4K@24/30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/120/240fps, HDR, Dolby Vision HDR (up to 30fps), stereo sound rec.
  • It offers Dual 12 MP (f/2.2, 23mm (wide), 1/3.6″) + SL 3D, (depth/biometrics sensor) front-facing camera with additional features like HDR.
  • The selfie camera supports 4k video recording at 4K@24/30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/120fps, gyro-EIS.
  • It has a battery capacity of 2227 mAh(Non-removable) which is good for heavy usage. Supports Fast charging 20W, 50% in 30 min (advertised), and Qi magnetic fast wireless charging 15W.
  • Supports almost all connectives like Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.0, 3G, 4G, 5G, and NFC.
  • Supports sensors like Face ID, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer.
  • It offers great loudspeakers best in smartphones
  • It is available in Black, White, Red, Green, Blue colors to choose from.
  • Apple iPhone 12 Mini supports additional features like IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 6m for 30 mins), Apple Pay (Visa, MasterCard, AMEX certified).

Apple iPhone 12 Mini Disadvantages (Cons):

  • Costly for its features.
  • No USB Type C reversible connector support
  • No 3.5 mm headphone jack support.
  • Battery life is not great when compared with the previous generation
  • No charger or headphones in the box.
  • No high refresh rate screen.
  • FaceID does not work with a mask on.
  • Old design style nothing great.
  • No microSD slot to expand memory.


  • Apple iPhone 12 Mini Best Offers

Check out Apple iPhone 12 Mini Specifications:

General Features
Brand Apple
Model Name iPhone 12 Mini
SIM Type Single SIM (Nano-SIM and/or eSIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) – for China
Operating System iOS 14.1, upgradable to iOS 14.2
Chipset Apple A14 Bionic (5 nm)
Processor Hexa-core (2×3.1 GHz Firestorm + 4×1.8 GHz Icestorm)
GPU Apple GPU (4-core graphics)
Colors Black, White, Red, Green, Blue
Accessories in Box
Display & Dimensions
Touch Screen Super Retina XDR OLED, HDR10, 625 nits (typ), 1200 nits (peak)
Size 5.4 inches, 71.9 cm2 (~85.1% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~476 PPI density)
Dimensions 131.5 x 64.2 x 7.4 mm (5.18 x 2.53 x 0.29 in)
Weight 135 g (4.76 oz)
Build Glass front (Gorilla Glass), glass back (Gorilla Glass), aluminum frame
Other Display Features Scratch-resistant ceramic glass, oleophobic coating, Dolby Vision, Wide color gamut, True-tone
Main Camera Features
Dual Camera 12 MP, f/1.6, 26mm (wide), 1.4µm, dual pixel PDAF, OIS
12 MP, f/2.4, 120˚, 13mm (ultrawide), 1/3.6″
Other Features Dual-LED dual-tone flash, HDR (photo/panorama)
Video Recording 4K@24/30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/120/240fps, HDR, Dolby Vision HDR (up to 30fps), stereo sound rec.
Selfie Camera Features
Dual Camera 12 MP, f/2.2, 23mm (wide), 1/3.6″
SL 3D, (depth/biometrics sensor)
Other Features HDR
Video Recording 4K@24/30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/120fps, gyro-EIS
RAM and Storage
RAM 4 GB
Internal Memory 64/128/256 GB
Expandable Memory No
Battery Capacity & Features
Type Non-removable Li-Ion 2227 mAh battery
Fast battery Charging Fast charging 20W, 50% in 30 min (advertised)
Wireless Charging Qi magnetic fast wireless charging 15W
Internet & Connectivity
GPRS Yes
3G Yes
4G Yes
5G Yes
Wifi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band, hotspot
USB Connectivity Lightning, USB 2.0
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS
NFC Yes
3.5mm jack No
Other Features
FM No
Water Proof IP68 dust/waterproof (up to 6m for 30 mins)
Sensors Face ID, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer
Additional Features & Apps USB Power Delivery 2.0, Apple Pay (Visa, MasterCard, AMEX certified)

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