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iPhone 12 mini 5G

  • 5.4-inch Super Retina XDR display for a top viewing experience
  • Super fast 5G network for high-speed downloads and streaming
  • Pro dual-camera system for capturing great shots

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iPhone 12 mini: features, key specs, deals and FAQs

Introducing the iPhone 12 mini, dubbed at launch the world’s smallest, thinnest, lightest 5G phone. Packing Apple’s A14 Bioni chip, incredible 5G technology and a pro-grade camera, the iPhone 12 mini gives you everything that the iPhone 12 does, but in a more compact design.

Learn everything there is to know about iPhone 12 mini, including its best features, what sort of iPhone 12 mini deals you can get your hands on, and of course, important updates about its release date. We’ve also answered some of the most asked questions about the 12 mini.

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Blast past fast with 5G speeds.

iPhone 12 mini users get an advanced 5G experience with superfast downloads and high-quality streaming – making it the perfect entertainment phone. iPhone 12 mini delivers more responsive gaming too which means you’ll get a competitive edge over the rest.

With more 5G bands than any other smartphone, iPhone 12 mini users get broad 5G coverage, worldwide! So long as you’re in a 5G enabled location, of course.

But iPhone 12 mini lets you get online easier and safer with a secure and fast connection, and with the Smart Data mode, your 12 mini will assess your 5G needs and determine when to use it and when to save it – smart and beautiful!

Music downloads using 5G data on iPhone 12 mini

A display that’s just right.

The iPhone 12 mini is perfect for those of you who love a more compact mobile. It packs a 5.4-inch Super Retina XDR display that gives you high detail and clarity – making streaming a breeze! Enjoy your favourite movies and shows but on a phone that fits in your pocket.

Boasting advanced systemwide colour management, users can enjoy true-to-life colour accuracy on iPhone 12 mini, creating a better, more life-like experience when watching video content. iPhone 12 mini also features HDR and almost twice the peak brightness of iPhone 11 – ideal for using your phone outside in direct sunlight.

iPhone 12 mini lying flat on iPhone 12

Lights. Camera. Action.

Featuring an impressive dual-camera system, iPhone 12 mini raises the bar for photography. With a 12MP ultra-wide lens and a 12MP wide lens, you can get more into your shots at better quality. iPhone 12 mini also boasts a large f/1.6 aperture. It captures 27% more light for your photos, so you get better, clearer images even when it’s dark.

For those moments where lighting isn’t on your side, iPhone 12 mini features Night mode and Deep Fusion – giving you bright and beautiful shots day or night. Night mode detects when light levels are low and automatically activates itself, ensuring you get great clarity on your photographs without having to lift a finger. That’s pro-level camera performance that anyone can use.

iPhone 12 mini rear camera

Deep Fusion, in mid to low light, looks at exposures and maximises detail. That lets aspiring photographs analyse the textures and details without a struggle. iPhone 12 mini also comes with Smart HDR 3, which balances elements in a shot to display every single detail – no matter how tiny!

iPhone 12 mini is also the perfect phone for those of you who are into your home videos. It lets you record 4K HDR video with Dolby Vision – the same software used for the big Hollywood blockbusters. And you can easily edit your videos in Photos, iMovie, or Clips, straight from your iPhone 12 mini.

Small but mighty.

iPhone 12 mini masters the art of being both compact and durable. It features a material named ceramic shield that’s manufactured by introducing nano-crystals into the glass.

This design element gives iPhone 12 min a 4x better drop performance over iPhone 11, which is impressive to say the least. Plus, the display is designed to better resist scratches, to withstand everyday wear and tear.

iPhone 12 mini not only looks the part but feels the part. With aerospace-grade aluminium edges, it feels premium in the palm of your hand. And with improved splash and spill resistance, it’s more than just a pretty face.

The 12 mini is as colourful as it is compact, with five finishes available to choose from: black, white, green, (PRODUCT)RED, and blue.

Water being splashed on iPhone 12 mini

A true pocket-rocket.

iPhone 12 mini users get a more efficient and practical wireless charging experience with the MagSafe feature on board. It’s comprised of a series of magnets around the wireless charging coil, all of which are optimised for alignment and efficiency.

MagSafe chargers (sold separately) provide up to 15W of power, giving you faster charge times. Using a MagSafe Duo Charger, you can also power your Apple Watch up at the same time as your iPhone 12 mini.

iPhone 12 mini sets an improved standard for mobile performance yet again. The A14 Bionic Chip is built on a 5-nanmetre process making it faster and more efficient than any iPhone that’s come before it. The 16-core Neural Engine gives users an 80% increase in performance – your apps, games and features will feel as smooth as silk.

Answers to your iPhone 12 mini questions.

What colours can I buy iPhone 12 mini in?

iPhone 12 mini is available in five stunning finishes: black, white, green, (PRODUCT)RED, or blue.

What’s the difference between iPhone 12 mini and iPhone 11?

The biggest difference between iPhone 12 mini and iPhone 11 is 5G capabilities. The iPhone 12 mini supports Apple’s speedy 5G, giving users faster downloads and higher-quality streaming. The 12 mini is also slightly smaller than iPhone 11, with a 5.4-inch display vs. a 6.1-inch display.

Is iPhone 12 mini the best?

Yes, iPhone 12 mini supports 5G. If you buy your iPhone 12 mini deal on a pay monthly contract from O2, Three or Vodafone and you’re in an area of the UK that supports 5G, you’ll have the luxury of superfast download speeds and great quality streaming.

Is iPhone 12 mini waterproof?

iPhone 12 mini is IP68 certified, which means it’s both dust and water resistant. In fact, you can submerge it in up to 6 metres of water for up to 30 minutes. Which is deeper than iPhone 11, supporting depths up to 1.5 meters.

Does iPhone 12 mini support dual SIM?

Yes, depending on your network you can activate both an eSIM and nano SIM with your iPhone 12 mini.

Should I buy iPhone 12 mini?

Bearing in mind you get a lot of the same tech as the larger iPhone 12, like blistering 5G technology, the incredibly powerful A14 bionic processor and advanced dual lens camera, all at a better price, iPhone 12 mini offers great value for money.

1Data plan required. 5G is available in select markets and through select carriers. Speeds vary based on site conditions and carrier. For details on 5G support, contact your carrier and see iPhone - Supported 5G and LTE networks.

2The display has rounded corners. When measured as a rectangle, the screen is 5.42 inches diagonally. Actual viewable area is less.

3Claim based on iPhone 12 mini Ceramic Shield front compared with previous-generation iPhone.

4Accessories are sold separately.

5iPhone 12 mini is splash, water, and dust resistant and was tested under controlled laboratory conditions with a rating of IP68 under IEC standard 60529 (maximum depth of 6 meters up to 30 minutes). Splash, water, and dust resistance are not permanent conditions. Resistance might decrease as a result of normal wear. Do not attempt to charge a wet iPhone; refer to the user guide for cleaning and drying instructions. Liquid damage not covered under warranty.


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