Apple iPhone 12 mini: Should you buy in India

Apple has announced four new iPhones this year. The new iPhone 12 mini which we are going to talk about in a moment. The regular iPhone 12 and high-end pro models called iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 pro max. Apple’s new iPhone 12 mini is really compact in size and best for the people looking for a powerful compact and modern iPhone that fits in your pocket with ease.

Specifications of iPhone 12 mini

Apple iphone 12 mini review
  • 5.4-inch (2340×1080 pixels) OLED 476ppi Super Retina XDR display, up to 1200 nits brightness, Ceramic Shield protection.
  • A14 Bionic 5nm chip with 64-bit architecture, quad-core graphics64GB, 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
  • Weight: 133grams
  • 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 up to 15 hours (iPhone 12 mini)

Apple iPhone 12 mini pricing

  • iPhone 12 mini 64GB — Rs. 69,900
  • iPhone 12 mini 128GB — Rs. 74,900
  • iPhone 12 mini 256GB — Rs. 84,900

The mini = iPhone 12

Apple’s new approach to iPhone 12 series is very clear. Coming with the smaller iPhone — The iPhone 12 mini and going all the way to max ( Apple’s biggest iPhone ever ). The iPhone 12 mini has all the same features as the larger iPhone 12.

Apple iphone 12 mini review

The new iPhone 12 mini comes with 5.4-inch (2340×1080 pixels) OLED 476ppi Super Retina XDR display, up to 1200 nits brightness, Ceramic Shield protection. It comes with a Six-Core A14 Bionic 5nm chip with 64-bit architecture, quad-core graphics with 64GB, 128GB,256GB storage options. It has a 12MP main, 12MP ultra-wide-angle lens, and 12MP front-facing camera that has amazing camera performance all in a compact size, talking about the compact size they do have some trade-offs.

The mini battery life

Apple iphone 12 mini review

The iPhone 12 mini is small, the iPhone 12 mini internals are small meaning the battery is also small resulting in average battery life, don’t get me wrong the battery life is good for a normal user but if you are a heavy user like me who game a lot and shoot photos battery life sucks. Plus Apple iPhone 12 Mini has a slower MagSafe wireless charging speed than other models.

iPhone 12 mini vs iPhone SE 2020

Apple iphone 12 mini review

If you are looking to buy a compact iPhone you do have another option in the form of iPhone SE with a really lower price tag compared to iPhone 12 mini in India which one should you go for. Well, it’s all depends upon you. If you are looking for a modern compact iPhone the 12 mini is for you, unlike other small phones, Apple isn’t putting worse parts in it. On the other hand, iPhone SE ( 2020 ) is a phone that is made for the budget. End of the day it all depends upon you.

iPhone 12 mini will be available through 3500 retail locations across India starting, 13th November and will be available through Flipkart, Amazon, and apple official online store in India

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