iPhone 12 mini price: That’s a luxurious iPhone 12, mini yet mighty claims Apple

Since the Apple Hi Speed event, everyone has been wondering more about the iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 mini price. But before that let’s learn more about the most popular product of the month, the brand new iPhone 12 mini.

iPhone 12 mini price
iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 mini introduce powerful new innovations and a beautiful design to the world’s best smartphone. Image Credit: Apple Newsroom

Apple today unveiled the most awaited 2020 phones, the iPhone 12 mini, 12, 12 Pro and 12 Pro Max. As claimed by Apple these devices assures a new era in smartphone industry, dominantly because of the introduction of their world’s first 5nm A14 Bionic chipset on a smartphone. All the 12 series support 5G connectivity,  expansive edge-to-edge Super Retina XDR displays for a brighter, more immersive viewing experience, and a new Ceramic Shield front cover, providing the biggest jump in durability ever on an iPhone.

iPhone 12 mini

The elevated new design of the 6.1-inch iPhone 12 and 5.4-inch iPhone 12 mini feature edge-to-edge Super Retina XDR displays for an immersive viewing experience. Image Credit: Apple Newsroom

Out of all the devices, the iPhone 12 mini stands out as the most impressive one. The iPhone 12 mini comes out with a 5.40-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1080×2340 pixels at a pixel density of 476 pixels per inch (ppi). Unlike the iPhone SE, this mini model comes with all the premium features and also supports wireless charging, as well as proprietary fast charging.

The device also features the A14 Bionic with a 4 core GPU, that could run any smartphone game at high setting for ease. The device is expected to break all previous benchmark but is rumoured to be underclocked. The initial Geekbench scores gives an impressive heads-up to the A14 performance.

Cameras have always been a key factor to the iPhone and Pixel devices, the iPhone 12 mini doesn’t make an exception, the device is packed with a 12-megapixel primary camera with an f/1.6 aperture and a second 12-megapixel camera with an f/2.4 aperture, along with an autofocus setup. The selfie camera is a single lens 12 megapixel setup with an f/2.2 aperture.

iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 mini support an advanced 5G experience, enabling faster download speeds, higher quality video streaming, FaceTime in HD, and more. Image Credit: Apple Newsroom

The iPhone 12 mini is based on iOS 14 and comes with an inbuilt storage of 64GB. The iPhone 12 mini also supports 2 (GSM and GSM) sims that takes on a Nano-SIM and eSIMs. The iPhone 12 mini measures 131.50 x 64.20 x 7.40mm (height x width x thickness) and weighs 135.00 grams. It was launched in Black, Blue, Green, Red, and White colours. It features an IP68 rating for dust and water protection.

Connectivity options on the iPhone 12 mini include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/Yes, GPS, Bluetooth v5.00, NFC, Lightning, 3G, and 4G (with support for Band 40 used by some LTE networks in India). Sensors on the phone include accelerometer, ambient light sensor, barometer, gyroscope, proximity sensor, and compass/ magnetometer. The iPhone 12 mini supports face unlock with 3D face recognition.

iPhone 12 mini Price

In the US, the iPhone 12 mini price starts at $699 (roughly Rs. 51,200), while the iPhone 12 begins at $799 (roughly Rs. 58,600). But as expected the iPhone 12 mini price in India will be at a higher rate due to taxes and other expenses. The iPhone 12 mini price starts at Rs. 69,900 for the base 64GB storage variant. However, the 128GB storage variantof the iPhone 12 mini is priced at Rs. 74,900, while its 256GB storage option is at Rs. 84,900.

SpecificationsApple iPhone 12 Mini
BuildAluminum mid-frame Glass front and back “Ceramic Shield” for glass protection
Dimensions & Weight7.4 x 131.5 x 64.2mm 133 grams (Global) 135 grams (USA)
Display5.4″ Super Retina XDR OLED Display
SoCApple A14 Bionic SoC 2x performance cores 4x power efficiency cores 5nm process node 4-core GPU 16-core Neural Engine
Storage Options64GB 128GB 256GB
Battery & Charging15W Wireless Charging with MagSafe 7.5W Qi Wireless Charging
SecurityFace ID (TrueDepth camera for facial recognition)
Rear Camera(s)Primary: 12MP Secondary: 12MP, Ultra-wide angle
Front Camera(s)12MP
Port(s)Proprietary Lightning port
AudioAudio formats supported: AAC‑LC, HE‑AAC, HE‑AAC v2, Protected AAC, MP3, Linear PCM, Apple Lossless, FLAC, Dolby Digital (AC‑3), Dolby Digital Plus (E‑AC‑3), Dolby Atmos, and Audible (formats 2, 3, 4, Audible Enhanced Audio, AAX, and AAX+)
Connectivity5G: Sub 6GHz mmWave for USA Ultra-Wide Band (UWB) Wi‑Fi 6 (802.11ax) with 2×2 MIMO Bluetooth 5.0
SoftwareiOS 14
Other FeaturesIP68 Colors: Black, White, Red, Blue, Green

The iPhone 12 mini price of the 64GB variant is pretty impressive for the Indian market, the phone is expected to make a leap of sale in the next month.

Amal Varghese

A lecturer by profession and an admirer of transitions. I love the way the technological world revolves around me from the introduction of an earpiece to the computing device in a space shuttle, every tiny detail amuses me. I try to put my fascination to words for all the fanatics of this evolution who are ironically hooked to its benefits anyway. Proud to be a part of this generation who saw a tape-recording cassette with 5 songs and a cloud streaming service with a zillion songs inside your pocket.

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