A few days ago, Apple officially released the iPhone 12 mini and iPhone 12 Pro Max for purchase. Apple said in an official press release that the iPhone 12 Pro Max has the iPhone’s most advanced professional camera system and the largest display. In addition, it said that the iPhone 12 mini is the world’s smallest, thinnest, and lightest 5G smartphone.
The iPhone 12 mini is the smallest 5G iPhone from Apple presently. It comes with a dimension of 131.5 × 64.2 × 7.4 mm and weighs 133 grams. Obviously, folks who detest the weight of smartphones will love this device. The iPhone 12 mini uses a 5.4-inch OLED Super Retina XDR display with 2340 x 1080 pixel resolution and 476 PPI. It supports a maximum brightness of 625 nits (typical) and a maximum brightness of 1200 nits (HDR).
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Apple iPhone 12 mini and iPhone 12 specifications
- iPhone 12 mini -5.4-inch (2340×1080 pixels) OLED 476ppi Super Retina XDR display, up to 1200 nits brightness, Ceramic Shield protection
- iPhone 12 – 6.1-inch (2532×1170 pixels) OLED 460ppi Super Retina XDR display, up to 1200 nits brightness, HDR, Dolby Vision, Ceramic Shield protection
- Six-Core A14 Bionic 5nm chip with 64-bit architecture, quad-core graphics
- 64GB, 128GB,256GB storage options
- iOS 14
- Water and dust resistant (IP68)
- Dual SIM (nano + eSIM)
- 12MP wide-angle (f/1.6) camera, 7P lens, optical image stabilization, True Tone flash, 4K video recording at 60 fps, Slo‑mo 1080p at 240fps, 12MP 120° Ultra Wide (f/2.4) secondary camera, 5P lens
- 12MP TrueDepth front camera with f/2.2 aperture, Retina Flash, 4K video recording at 60 fps, Slo‑mo 1080p at 120fps
- TrueDepth camera for FaceID facial recognition, Stereo speakers
- iPhone 12 mini dimensions: 131.5×64.2×7.4mm; Weight: 133grams
- iPhone 12 dimensions: 146.7×71.5×7.4mm; Weight: 162grams
- 5G (sub‑6 GHz), Gigabit-class LTE, 802.11ax Wi‑Fi 6 with 2×2 MIMO, Bluetooth 5.0, NFC with reader mode, GPS with GLONASS
- Built-in rechargeable lithium-ion battery with MagSafe wireless charging, fast charging, up to 15 hours (iPhone 12 mini) / 17 hours (iPhone 12) of video playback
iPhone 12 Pro Max and iPhone 12 Pro camera rank 4th and fifth respectively on DxOMark
Two days ago, DxOMark specialists published a detailed test report of the main camera of the iPhone 12 Pro. The smartphone took fourth place in the ranking, gaining the same number of points as the Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro. As for the iPhone 12 Pro Max, it ranks fourth, taking the former position of iPhone 12 Pro. This means that the iPhone 12 Pro now shifts to the fifth position. The iPhone 12 Pro Max earned 138 points for shooting photos, 68 points for its zoom capabilities, and 113 points for shooting a video.
As you can see from the list above, the best iPhone 12 camera ranks behind some notable Android Phones. The Huawei Mate 40 Pro remains first while the Mi 10 Ultra and P40 Pro take second and third places respectively.