How small is the new iPhone 12 mini?

Author: America VonRueden Sr.  |  Last update: Monday, March 28, 2022

The smallest of the bunch, the $699 iPhone 12 Mini, has a display size of just 5.4-inches. Yes, it's smaller than the iPhone SE, which has a 4.7-inch screen. Apple sent me all four iPhone 12 models to test.

Is the iPhone 12 mini really small?

With a 5.4-inch screen and minimal bezels around it, the iPhone 12 Mini is smaller than even the one-hand friendly 2020 iPhone SE. In fact, the iPhone 12 Mini is the smallest flagship phone since 2012's iPhone 5.

Is iPhone 12 mini size comparison?

Of the 2020 models, the iPhone 12 is the larger of the two, with a length and width of 5.78 inches by 2.82 inches, versus the iPhone 12 mini's 5.18-inch length and 2.52-inch width. Both have the same thickness, of just 0.29 inches. Obviously, there's a size difference, and therefore there's a variance in weight.

Is iPhone 12 mini bigger than 6S?

It's traditional to refer to phones by their screen size and for the iPhone 12 mini, that number is 5.4 inches diagonally. ... The phone is smaller than the traditional 4.7-inch-home-button iPhone design we saw from the iPhone 6 on through the 6S, 7, 8, and 2020 SE models, even though the screen itself is larger.

Is iPhone 12 mini big enough?

Design and display

It's actually physically smaller than the iPhone SE despite having a larger screen. ... Typing and scrolling on the iPhone 12 Mini feels manageable with one hand yet spacious enough when operating it with two. It's a bit larger than the iPhone SE in terms of screen size, and the difference is noticeable.

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Is the iPhone 12 mini the same size as the 8?

The iPhone 12 mini features a bigger screen than the iPhone 8 — 5.4 inches versus 4.8 inches. Yet Apple's newer phone is both shorter and slimmer than the iPhone 8. ... The big bezels at the top of the iPhone 8's display are gone, as is the home button housed in that bottom bezel.

Is the 12 mini the same size as the 13 mini?

The overall formula however hasn't changed, as the 13 Mini has the same 5.4-inch screen size, same overall design styling, and a quite similar dual-camera system. ... 13 mini lasts 1.5 hours more than 12 mini. Nearly identical design and styling, newer phone is a bit thicker and heavier.

Which is bigger iPhone 8 or iPhone 12 mini?

The iPhone 8 has a 4.7-inch screen, while the iPhone 12 has a 6.1-inch display. Because there are several iPhone 12 models, you can also choose the smaller 5.4-inch iPhone 12 Mini and the larger 6.7-inch iPhone 12 Pro Max. ... At 5 feet (1.5 meters), however, the iPhone 8 shattered.

Are iPhone 7 and 12 mini the same size?

The iPhone 12 mini weighs 4.76 ounces and has a 5.4-inch OLED display. While that may be smaller that the 6.1-inch display of the iPhone 12, it's significantly larger than the more retro iPhone 7. The older iPhone has a 4.7-inch LCD display while weighing slightly more at 4.87 ounces.

Is the iPhone 12 mini smaller than the XR?

Display and design

The iPhone 12 mini has a 5.4-inch OLED display with Super Retina XDR technology and HDR support whereas the iPhone XR has a 6.1-inch LCD display with IPS technology and Liquid Retina HD. ... Clearly, the display tech is better on the iPhone 12 mini but the screen size is smaller.

Does iPhone 12 mini have Touch ID?

Design. Here, it's a tradeoff between bezel and buttons. The iPhone SE has a sizable bezel around the screen, but that allows for a physical home button with Touch ID. The iPhone 12 mini has no fingerprint sensor and uses Face ID or a passcode to unlock the phone.

Is iPhone 12 mini waterproof?

The iPhone 12's IP68 rating means it can survive up to 19.6 feet (six meters) of water for 30 minutes. ... Although we only tested the regular iPhone 12, Apple's IP68 water resistance rating applies to all four iPhone 12 models: the iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Mini, iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max.

Can I take my iPhone 12 mini in the shower?

With an IP68 water-resistance rating, the iPhone is not protected against high pressure or temperatures, according to the International Electrotechnical Commission. So, Apple recommends that you do not swim, shower, bathe, or play water sports with an iPhone 12.

Is iPhone 12 mini wireless charging?

The Apple iPhone 12 mini has wireless charging built-in – it supports the qi standard up to 15 Watts with suitable accessories. Also the iPhone 12 mini is supposed to have a magnetic backside which helps finding the best charging position on wireless charging pads.

Does the iPhone 12 mini have 5G?

However, the iPhone 12 mini supports mmWave 5G on every network, and even if you buy it unlocked. That, coupled with Apple's claim that this device supports more 5G bands than any other handset, makes it the most future-proofed choice for a 5G phone on the market right now.

Does iPhone 12 mini have 2x zoom?

The iPhone 12 and iPhone Mini have a 2x optical zoom range, with digital zoom up to 5x.

What is the smallest size iPhone?

Q: Which iPhone is Smallest? The iPhone 12 Mini is the smallest iPhone you can buy; it has a 5.2in OLED display and comes with 5G connectivity and Apple's A14 CPU. The iPhone 12 Mini's dimensions, 131.5 x 64.2 x 7.4 mm, mean that it is even smaller than the iPhone SE 2020 (which is the same size as the iPhone 8).

What's the difference between iPhone 12 and 12 mini?

Screen Size: As we've noted, the iPhone 12 features a 6.1-inch display, and the iPhone 12 mini goes small with a 5.4-inch display that will surely appeal to compact phone fans. ... The 5.8 x 2.8 x 0.29-inch iPhone 12 is noticeably taller and wider than the 5.2 x 2.5 x 0.29-inch iPhone 12 mini.

What is the battery capacity of iPhone 12 mini?

In comparison, the iPhone 12 mini includes a 2,227mah battery, and the regular iPhone 12 packs a 2,775mAh battery.

Is iPhone 12 mini smaller than iPhone 8 plus?

The iPhone 12 mini is indeed smaller and lighter than the iPhone 8, but the iPhone 8 is actually the one with the "mini" screen. ... The iPhone 8 Plus screen is slightly larger at 5.5 inches, but users will still experience a better resolution with the 12 mini's 2340 x 1080, compared to a 1920 x 1080 resolution.

Is iPhone mini smaller than SE?

There's no doubt the 12 mini is a better-looking phone. ... The fact that it doesn't have big bezels above and below the display means that, despite being a technically smaller phone, the iPhone 12 mini actually has more screen area than the iPhone SE (5.4 inches versus 4.7 inches). It's not just the size, however.

Will a 12 mini case fit a 13 mini?

Not perfectly. The overall dimensions of the iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 mini are the same as the iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 mini, but the camera array of the new smartphones is just a little bit wider — by millimeters — but it's enough to mean that the old cases won't fit.

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