Apple iPhone 12 Mini

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The iPhone 12 Mini is the most compact and affordable smartphone of Apple’s latest flagship line-up. Let’s take a look at everything it has to offer…

The iPhone 12 packs an awful lot of flagship tech into its small frame. In fact, its got everything the standard iPhone 12 has to offer, only at a more affordable price point.

Read on to find out what our pick of the best features…

Design

iPhone 12 Mini

Like the standard iPhone 12, the Mini follows a similar design to the iPhone 5 - smoother edges, rounded corners and a flatter screen for a more retro look than we’ve seen in recent iPhone models.

Impressively, it also boasts the fastest chip to appear in smartphone, the A14 Bionic. This powerful boasts significant performance and efficiency upgrades, and can deliver up to 50% faster graphics than any other smartphone, boasting console-quality games like League of Legends.

Camera

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Impressively, even with the lower price-tag, the iPhone 12 Mini sports the same camera setup as the standard iPhone 12: a dual lens rear camera that consists of a 12-megapixel standard lens and a 12-megapixel ultra-wide lens.

It’s got improved Night Mode, too, which means pictures will look extra sharp and even crisp even in low-light. Other features include Portrait Lighting with six effects: Natural, Studio, Contour, Stage, Stage Mono, High Key Mono.

Lastly, the iPhone Mini lets you record 4K HDR Video with Dolby Vision – the first time the feature has appeared on an iPhone.

5G

Yes – like the iPhone 12, Pro and Pro Max, the iPhone 12 Mini features 5G capabilities.

Battery

Although the iPhone Mini has a smaller, 2,255mAh battery compared to the iPhone12, it’s offset by the fact that the phone has a smaller screen.

And this time round, the battery supports more efficient wireless charging than we’ve seen on previous iPhones. And, just like the standard iPhone 12, the Mini’s battery can be charged from 0-50% in an hour when you use a 20W charger – sold separately.

Release date

Due to Coronavirus, the iPhone 12 was unveiled on October 13, and you can pre-order it from October 16.

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