Apple iPhone 12 mini vs Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra vs Apple iPhone SE (2020)

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Display

Size:

5.4 inches
6.8 inches
4.7 inches

Resolution:

2340 x 1080 pixels, 477 PPI
3200 x 1440 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 516 PPI
1334 x 750 pixels, 16:9 ratio, 326 PPI

Technology:

OLED
Dynamic AMOLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body:

85.83 %
89.33 %
65.34 %

Peak brightness:

1200 cd/m2 (nit)
1600 cd/m2 (nit)
625 cd/m2 (nit)

Features:

60Hz refresh rate, HDR video support, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass (Ceramic Shield), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
120Hz refresh rate (adaptable), HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass Victus), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Apple A14 Bionic
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888
Apple A13 Bionic APL1W85

Processor:

Hexa-core, 64-bit, 5 nm
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 680, 64-bit, 5 nm
Hexa-core, 2650 MHz, Lightning and Thunder, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU:

Yes
Adreno 660
Apple-designed 4 core

RAM:

12GB LPDDR5
3GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

64GB (NVMe), not expandable
128GB (UFS 3.1), not expandable
64GB, not expandable

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

iOS (14.x)
Android (11), Samsung One UI
iOS (14.x, 13.x)

Battery

Capacity:

2227 mAh
5000 mAh
1821 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Battery life test results:

Charging:

USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging, MagSafe wireless charging
Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, USB Power Delivery, Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging, Qi and Powermat wireless charging, Reverse wireless charging
USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging

Max charge speed:

Wireless: 15.0W
Wired: 25.0W; Wireless: 15.0W

Camera

Rear:

Dual camera
Quad camera
Single camera

Main camera:

12 MP (Sapphire crystal lens cover, OIS, PDAF)
108 MP (OIS, Laser and PDAF)
12 MP (Sapphire crystal lens cover, OIS, PDAF, CMOS image sensor, BSI sensor)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.6; Focal length: 26 mm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.33"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm

Second camera:

12 MP (Ultra-wide, Sapphire crystal lens cover)
10 MP (Telephoto, OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 13 mm
Optical zoom: 3x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 70 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.2"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm

Third camera:

12 MP (Ultra-wide, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Fourth camera:

10 MP (Periscope, OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Optical zoom: 10x; Aperture size: F4.9; Focal Length: 240 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.2"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm

Video recording:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD)
7680x4320 (8K UHD) (24 fps), 3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps)

Features:

OIS, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording
HDR, Hyperlapse, EIS
OIS, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus

Front:

12 MP (EIS, HDR, Slow-motion videos)
40 MP (PDAF, HDR)
7 MP (EIS, HDR)

Video capture:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions:

5.18 x 2.53 x 0.29 inches (131.5 x 64.2 x 7.4 mm)
6.50 x 2.98 x 0.35 inches (165.1 x 75.6 x 8.9 mm)
5.45 x 2.65 x 0.29 inches (138.4 x 67.3 x 7.3 mm)

Weight:

4.76 oz (135.0 g)
8.04 oz (229.0 g)
5.22 oz (148.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass Victus); Frame: Aluminum
Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP68
Water, Dust; IP68
Water, Dust; IP67

Biometrics:

3D Face unlock
2D Face unlock, Ultrasonic in-screen fingerprint
Fingerprint (touch)

Keys:

Left: Volume control; Right: Lock/Unlock key
Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key
Left: Volume control, Other; Right: Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Black, White, Red, Green, Blue
Phantom black, Silver
Black, White, Red

Cellular

5G:

n1, n2, n3, n5, n7, n8, n12, n20, n25, n28, n38, n40, n41, n66, n71, n77, n78, n79, n260, n261, Sub-6, mmWave
n2, n5, n12, n25, n41, n66, n71, n77, n260, n261, SA, NSA, Sub-6, mmWave

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 14(700 PS), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 14(700 PS), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 14(700 PS), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 42(3500), 46, 48(3600)
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46, 48(3600)
Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 42(3500), 46, 48(3600)

UMTS:

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed:

LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM:

Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM, eSIM
Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice:

Yes
Yes

VoLTE:

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

No 3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

Dolby Atmos
32-Bit DAC, Dolby Atmos, aptX, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation, Video recording
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0
5.1
5.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, ax (Wi-Fi 6), dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, ax (Wi-Fi 6), dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, ax, dual-band; MIMO, Hotspot

USB:

Lightning
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.2
Lightning

Features:

Charging, Headphones port
Charging, Headphones port, OTG, Video out
Charging, Headphones port

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou, QZSS, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer

Other:

NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling)
NFC, ANT+
NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling)

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T4
M3, T3
T4

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Dec 22, 2020

FCC ID value:

A3LSMG998U link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.77 W/kg

Body:

1.02 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.16 W/kg

Phablet:

3.15 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 729
$ 1200
$ 399

In The Box:

USB-C to Lightning Cable, Documentation
C to C Data Cable, Ejection Pin
EarPods with Lightning Connector, Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter, Documentation

Availability

Officially announced:

Oct 13, 2020
Jan 14, 2021
Apr 15, 2020

Scheduled release:

Jan 29, 2021
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