iPhone 12 Mini – You can refer to the iPhone 12 as the most powerful compact iPhone launched since the iPhone 5 which was released years ago.
The 12 Mini, just as the name suggests is smaller in size but still comes packed with all the amazing features that is obtainable with the iPhone 12. You should also know that it supports 5G connectivity.
iPhone 12 Mini
The iPhone 12 mini can be gotten for about ₦267,000 for the 64GB variant, ₦289,000 for the 128GB variant and ₦327,000 for the 256GB variant.
Design / Display
A lot of smartphones that have been launched into the market by smartphone companies these days come with big screen sizes of about 6.5 inches and even more.
While many persons love their phone screen to be large there are still some who wish that their smartphone was smaller in size and still have all the amazing features that the bigger phones have. Apple also shares the same sentiment as they added iPhone 12 Mini to the iPhone 12 series.
The footprint of the 12 Mini is quite similar with that of the iPhone SE 2020. But while the display of the iPhone SE 2020 is 4.7-inch, that of the 12 Mini is 5.4-inches. This is so because there are slimmer bezels around the display of the 12 Mini.
The 5.4-inches display of the device is a Super Retina XDR OLED display with a resolution of 1080 x 2340 and a density of 476 PPI.
The display is equipped with the all-new Ceramic Shield which improves the screen’s durability. In fact the Ceramic Shield offers 4x more protection than what we have with the older iPhones.
If you wish for us to throw more light on the ceramic shield, the simplest way would be to describe it as a layered ceramic found inside the glass layer of the display of the 12 Mini.
You will also be glad to know that the 12 Mini is rated for IP68 water and dust resistance. This protects against dust and should your 12 Mini just happen to fall into 6m of water and stay there for up to 30 minutes, it will come out unscathed.
Apart from the size, the 12 Mini has the same aesthetics with the iPhone 12.
The 12 Mini has the Magsafe feature. This Magsafe feature is also obtainable with Apple MacBooks and it allows the phone users to attach different accessories, one of which is a wireless charger to the back of the iPhone 12 Mini.
The camera set up of the 12 Mini is really amazing and is similar to that of the iPhone 12.
The rear camera set up is made up of a 12MP primary camera with an aperture of f/1.6 as well as a 12MP ultra wide camera hinged at 120˚ field of view, with an aperture of f/2.4. The 12 Mini rear camera set up can shoot videos at 4k @ 60fps.
The front camera is equally amazing as what the smartphone offers is a 12MP camera with an aperture of f/2.2. It can record videos at 4k @ 60fps.
Hardware / Software
The 12 Mini boasts of Apple’s 2020 flagship processor and that is the A14 Bionic chip, which is actually the first mobile device processor with a 5nm process.
There is also Apple’s 4 core GPU and the storage options that the smartphone offers are 64GB, 128GB and 256GB of internal storage.
Some people believe that the battery capacity of the 12 mini will be lower than what is obtainable with the iPhone 12 due to its smaller build.
No Charging Brick
The iPhone 12 Mini does not come with a charger and that is because Apple wants to contribute to Ecological safety.
That notwithstanding, the smartphone comes with a USB cable and so enthusiasts are provided with the option of buying a charging brick separately or going for the MagSafe charger.
The 12 mini features the iOS 14.1 and it has all the latest perks as well as the recently introduced widgets.
The 12 mini comes with a Lightning port, NFC, Bluetooth 5.0, as well as Dual-Band WiFi.
We already pointed out that the 12 Mini is the smallest of the iPhone 12 series, you should also know that it supports 5G.
Provided you have access to 5G in your area, you will get to handle streaming, uploads and downloads at 5G speeds.