We shall review the Apple iPhone 12 mini’s features in detail, including its 5.4-inch Super-Retina XDR OLED display, 4GB of RAM, 4G and 5G capabilities, as well as its battery life.
KAMPALA | NOW THEN DIGITAL — This Apple iPhone 12 mini review will cover its features, including a 5.4-inch Super-Retina XDR OLED display, 4GB of RAM, 4G and 5G capabilities, and Battery life. Read on to learn more.
- Our Apple iPhone 12 mini review will examine its features, including its 5.4-inch Super-Retina XDR OLED display, 4GB of RAM, and 4G and 5G capabilities.
- Despite being one of the smallest iPhones in the lineup, the iPhone 12 mini does not lack for performance, since it comes with 4GB of RAM.
- Read also: Take a look at our Apple iPhone 11 Pro review.
This review is a thorough assessment of this smartphone’s pros and cons.
If you are considering buying one, it’s important to consider the features and specifications of the device before making a purchase.
5.4-inch Super Retina XDR OLED display
The new iPhone 12 mini has a 5.4-inch Super Retina-XDR OLED display. The front glass has been protected by Ceramic Shield, which provides 4x better drop resistance.
The display is also FHD, a welcome addition from the previous HDR-only iPhone 11. The new model is powered by Apple’s new A14 Bionic chip and is IP68 water-resistant.
The new iPhone has a more advanced screen than its predecessor, the Liquid RetinaLED-backlit LCDIPS panel. It also has 5G support and MagSafe.
The new iPhone also comes with Apple’s A14 Bionic system-on-chip, which supports 4K up to 30 frames per second and HDR. It also includes a new Mini model that has a smaller 4.7-inch Super Retina XDR OLED display.
A new high-resolution OLED display is a big step forward for iPhones. OLED displays can produce images with stunning contrast and high-resolution. They also use less battery than LCD displays.
Originally, Apple switched back to LCD displays for the iPhone 11 release, but later added a new marketing campaign that promoted the new “Super Retina” XDR display.
The new iPhones offer higher brightness, wider color support, and improved color accuracy.
The Super Retina XDR Oled display on the new iPhones are designed to minimize the effects of OLED “burn-in” and other problems caused by poor light.
Because OLED displays do not have a backlight, they must be turned on and off repeatedly to simulate lower brightness.
The frequent switching of screens makes the display uncomfortable for sensitive eyes.
4GB of RAM
While the iPhone 12 mini is one of the smallest phones in the iPhone lineup, it doesn’t lack in grunt, thanks to its 4GB of RAM.
While it lacks the 6GB of RAM found in the iPhone 12 Pro series, it’s still plenty for most users. And, with 64GB of storage, the iPhone mini is still better than ever.
Compared to the iPhone 11 mini, which only has 32GB of storage, the iPhone 12 mini’s 4GB of RAM is more than enough for most users.
The iPhone 12 mini has the same A14 Bionic processor and 4GB of RAM as the iPhone 12. As a result, it delivers class-leading performance and has 5G capabilities.
Battery life is decent, with around 37 hours of battery life and four hours of screen-on time. Its camera is also excellent. The screen size is also good, at 5.4in.
Compared to the iPhone 6 mini and iPhone SE, the Apple iPhone 12 mini is considerably smaller and cheaper than its siblings.
The entry-level iPhone 12 and iPhone mini are both equipped with 4GB of RAM. The iPhone 12 Pro, meanwhile, comes with 6GB of RAM, which makes it the first iPhone with 6GB of RAM.
Both of these devices are faster than the iPhone 11 Pro model.
Both the iPhone 12 Pro and the iPhone 12 mini have the same number of cores, but the Pro model has an additional two gigabyte of RAM.
The standard iPhone 12 mini have four gigabytes of RAM. This is more than enough for most people. Even those with high-end smartphones should have no problem using them. And with iOS, more RAM is unnecessary.
While iOS is efficient at managing memory, it seems silly to pay for more RAM if you need more space.
You can get a 64GB version of the iPhone 12 for $50, but if you want more storage, you might have to consider upgrading to a Pro model.
The iPhone 12 mini has a good battery life. The phone lasts two days on 5G, shooting video and playing graphically-intensive games will drain the battery more quickly.
Fortunately, there are USB-C and MagSafe wireless chargers for both of these devices, and both should provide adequate battery life for the new iPhone.
Just make sure you have a charger handy! And don’t forget about the Apple 20W USB-C charger. If you’re not sure how to charge the iPhone 12 mini, the USB-C to Lightning cable comes with the phone.
4G and 5G capabilities
Apple’s latest iPhones are equipped with 5G capabilities. The iPhone 12 mini and iPhone 12 Pro are the first smartphones to support the new technology.
Both are compatible with most carriers’ networks. Verizon Wireless, for example, offers both sub-6GHz and mmWave technology.
While the latter is faster, it’s only compatible with cell towers in close proximity. While the sub-6 GHz network is more widely available, it’s still considered an up-and-coming standard.
As of early 2019, only six iPhone models will support this new technology. Apple’s iPhone 12 mini and iPhone 12 Pro can switch between 4G and 5G automatically.
Most carriers in the United States are preparing 5G networks.
These new networks will enable maximum connectivity speeds that are 10 to 20 times faster than current LTE networks.
Therefore, consumers should expect the new iPhones to be compatible with LTE networks.
However, while 5G isn’t a big deal today, it is a good future-proofing technology. Although 5G coverage isn’t widely available yet, it should become more widespread in the next few years.
That’s a big plus for Apple, as consumers are holding on to their smartphones longer than they have in the past. Besides, consumers are also holding on to smartphones longer because of budget concerns.
While the iPhone 12 lineup supports the latest 5G network, the US-only models support mmWave.
For now, Verizon is the only carrier that offers mmWave-compatible models. But the iPhone 12 lineup uses a number of factors when choosing which network to use.
A phone doesn’t need to use 5G when background apps are not running. Instead, it uses the fastest network for higher-definition video, while lower-quality streams can be handled by 4G.
Despite its relatively modest size, the iPhone 12 mini is packed with powerful features, including 4G and 5G.
While the smaller model’s cellular connection is inferior to the iPhone 11 and SE, it’s still a better choice than older devices.
Verizon’s millimeter-wave 5G network is supported by the iPhone 12 mini, making it one of the first line of iPhones to support “C-Band” networks.
iPhone 12 mini Battery life
The Apple iPhone 12 mini has a relatively high battery capacity at 2227mAh, while the Google Pixel 5‘s capacity is 4500mAh.
The two have the same display resolution and the same processor, but their battery capacities are vastly different.
The Apple iPhone 12 is based on the A14 Bionic (5 nm) processor, while the OnePlus 8T uses a Snapdragon 865 (7 nm) processor. The battery autonomy score is based on three performance sub-scores.
While the iPhone 12 Mini battery isn’t quite as impressive as the larger iPhones, it matches the battery capacity of the XS Max. This is an impressive feat considering the XS Max was already a well-received device when it was first released.
If you have an iPhone 7/8/SE, iPhone X, or XS, and are interested in a smaller phone, you may want to wait until the new iPhones are released.
The iPhone 12 Mini has the same improved camera system as the iPhone 12. It also has a wider aperture.
The iPhone 12 mini has a new purple color and is available in a variety of colors. The battery life is comparable to the iPhone 12.
Its camera is also the same as the iPhone 12, although it’s a bit less sharp. Its camera is the same as the iPhone 12. Thankfully, Apple is very consistent when it comes to consistency.
The battery life of the Apple iPhone 12 mini is impressive. It can last up to 11 hours in average use, but it’s still not on par with the iPhone 12 Pro.
That being said, it’s still much better than its Android rivals, which boast a nearly doubled battery size. However, it does suffer from overheating issues when using certain games.
So if you want to be able to use your iPhone for longer hours, it’s worth buying the Apple iPhone 12 mini.
In our tests, the Apple iPhone 12 mini’s battery lasted five hours and 10 minutes when playing videos. That’s slightly below average. This is not surprising given its smaller battery size.
Despite its relatively small size, it has a powerful 18W charger. Compared to the iPhone 12, it should be able to charge in a decent amount of time.
This makes it the ideal smartphone for midday jumps.