Apple iPhone 12 mini

Released October 2020

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Apple iPhone 12 mini

Summary


Pros

  • Pocket-sized smartphone with a solid camera setup
  • Video performance across a range of conditions and use cases
  • Overall audio performance, particularly in recording
  • Very readable display, especially indoors
  • Extremely efficient battery discharge

Cons

  • Low details in zoomed images because of no telephoto camera
  • Insufficient screen brightness in low light
  • Limited autonomy due to its battery size

Scores


117
camera
7th

in Premium Ranking ($600-$800)

Overall Camera Score i
117
46
Oppo A57
BEST 149

Sub-scores

Photo i
128
50
Xiaomi Redmi Note 11S 5G
BEST 152
Bokeh i
55
25
Crosscall Action-X5
BEST 80
Preview i
76
34
Fairphone 4
BEST 91
Zoom i
57
15
Oppo A77 5G
BEST 151
Video i
129
31
Samsung Galaxy A22 5G
BEST 149

Use Cases

BEST 142

Friends & Family

Portrait and group photos and videos

BEST 122

Lowlight

Photos and videos in lowlight conditions

139
audio
7th

in Premium Ranking ($600-$800)

Overall Audio Score i
139
86
Vivo X60 Pro 5G (Snapdragon)
BEST 161

Sub-scores & Use Cases

Playback i
139
74
Nokia 7.2
BEST 163

Use Cases

BEST 172

Listening to music

Through the smartphone's integrated speakers

BEST 161

Watching videos

Through the smartphone's integrated speakers

BEST 156

Gaming

Through the smartphone's integrated speakers

Recording i
138
88
Fairphone 4
BEST 157

Use Cases

BEST 156

Friends & Family videos

With the smartphone's main camera

BEST 164

Selfie videos

With the smartphone's selfie camera

BEST 156

Concert videos

With the smartphone's main camera

93
battery
24th

in Premium Ranking ($600-$800)

Overall Battery Score i
93
75
Samsung Galaxy S22 (Exynos)
BEST 146
Top score
Oppo Reno6 5G

Sub-scores

Autonomy i
73
55
Xiaomi 12 Pro
BEST 182
Top score
Wiko Power U30
Charging i
107
72
Wiko Power U20
BEST 181
Top score
Realme GT Neo 3
Efficiency i
150
47
Xiaomi 12 Pro
BEST 154
Top score
Oppo Reno6 5G

Key performances

Battery Life
1 days 16h
Battery Life
0-80% Charge
0h52
0-80% Charge
Full Charge
1h44
Full Charge
after 5-minute charge
2h27 Autonomy
after 5-minute charge
132
selfie
4th

in Premium Ranking ($600-$800)

Overall Selfie Score i
132
25
Intex Aqua Selfie
BEST 145

Sub-scores

Photo i
127
18
ZTE Axon 20 5G
BEST 144
Top score
Huawei P50 Pro
Video i
140
38
Intex Aqua Selfie
BEST 154

Specifications


131.5 x 64.2 x 7.4mm

Dimensions

5G
Single SIM

Network

Water resistant
IP68

Protection

Wireless

Charging

64/128/256 GB

Storage

Wide, Ultra-Wide

Main camera
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